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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 at 01:39 PM CST

Ennis Wins Fifth State Football Title

Ennis Wins Fifth State Football Title

Donta Thompson scored the winning touchdown on a 36-yard pass with 21 seconds remaining, and Ennis won its fifth state title with a 38-35 victory against Cedar Park in the Class 5A Division II championship game...

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 08:25 PM CST

Navasota Tops Argyle 42-35 in OT for 4A D-I Title

Navasota Tops Argyle 42-35 in OT for 4A D-I Title

Tren'Davian Dickson caught two of his four touchdown passes in overtime and Navasota beat Argyle 42-35 to win the Class 4A Division I championship Friday.

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:47 PM CST

TX Football Team Overcomes Tragedy to Win State Title

TX Football Team Overcomes Tragedy to Win State Title

The best high school football teams in Texas are taking over AT&T Stadium this weekend for the UIL State Championships. While the players and fans have dreams of state titles, one team from East Texas was...

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 04:43 PM CST

Gilmer Tops West Orange-Stark for 4A D-II Title

Gilmer Tops West Orange-Stark for 4A D-II Title

Blake Lynch scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Gilmer overcame an 18-point deficit to beat West Orange-Stark 35-25 for the Class 4A Division II state championship Friday.

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:26 AM CST

Cameron Yoe Wins 70-40 for 3rd Straight Title

Cameron Yoe Wins 70-40 for 3rd Straight Title

Cameron Yoe senior receiver Aaron Sims caught six passes, three of them for touchdowns, as the Yoemen won the 3A Division I state championship Thursday with a 70-40 victory over Mineola at AT&T Stadium.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 11:04 PM CST

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd...

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