Coaches Outreach

For you that know me well, know that I am the man that sticks the playing cards on the ceiling. The first place I performed that trick was at a small oyster bar on state line avenue called Fat Jacks. I guess the year was somewhere around 1987 or 88. A regular face in the bar at that time was a sharp looking gentlemen that ... More

Dane Pevay

One of the pleasures in writing for a competitive sports magazine is the chance to write about the sons and daughters of friends or former team mates. To see the “full circle” in a generation is for sure uplifting and special. Back in the middle 70’s I became associated with the Pevay family from both sides. Joey ... More

Leo De La Rosa

For you that know me well, know that I am the man that sticks the playing cards on the ceiling. The first place I performed that trick was at a small oyster bar on state line avenue called Fat Jacks. I guess the year was somewhere around 1987 or 88. A regular face in the bar at that time was a sharp looking gentlemen that ... More

Knee & Ankle

I was attending a college football reunion that dates back some 44 years ago and I noticed that most of the former athletes were walking very similar to me. I then began to ask them if they had some knee or back pain. I was interested in the responses based on the positions they played. It was quite remarkable how the ... More

Eva Treadway

The most important concept of this magazine is to find the athletes that are up and coming to the sports scene. I am often looking for reports on who is making waves and through the association of a long time friend I found exactly what I often look for. Her name is Eva Treadway and she is beginning to raise some noise in ... More

Editor’s Story

Well my friends the train has left the station again for another thrilling year of high school sports. Judging by the parking lot talk I am expecting some really great things to happen this year for a number of our schools that we cover. Liberty Eylau has began its season with two giant teams in Gilmer and Carthage. The ... More

2016 Live United Bowl Results

The Live United Texarkana Bowl is a college football bowl game played annually in Texarkana, Arkansas between teams from NCAA Division II.  It is one of only three NCAA Division II sanctioned bowl games, the other two are the Mineral Water Bowl and the C.H.A.M.P.S., Heart of Texas Bowl.  Profits from the game are donated ... More

Why it takes special players to win under stress

By Roger Sheppard   Why do some players get it and yet others do not?  What is it about history that many just don’t understand?  I was watching the Cincinnati Bengals play the Pittsburgh Steelers the other night in a wild card playoff game and was reminded of why you don’t trust players that will not ... More

Pleasant Grove Cheer Team

The Pleasant Grove ISD Cheer Team competed for the state title finishing runner-up in the team division.  There were 74 teams in the division with the PG girls losing by only .5 points in the finals.  Congratulations to the Ladies of PG for their wonderful achievement. More

Shelby’s Story

A few weeks ago I was contacted by a young lady that wanted to come by and discuss a project she was compassionate about. As someone that is always interested in the passion of uplifting people I was happy to see what she had going on. The beautiful young lady was Shelby Dunphy-Day and she was excited and over-flowing with ... More