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

Madison Haltom

There are very few young people that can just off the cuff tell you what they would like to do in life as far as a career or occupation is concerned. This holds true in the world of athletics because no one can foresee or anticipate what will happen in the early years that may influence their decisions. This is certainly ... More

Tyler Braswell

I was playing golf not too long ago and a conversation came up about The Competitive Edge Magazine. I was ask what the magazine was all about and I began to discuss how important I thought competition was in a persons life. I noticed a gentleman was listening to what I was saying, so after I got pretty deep in the ... More

Jefferson High Summer Practice

Do you remember when you were in elementary school and on the first day back your teachers would ask you about your summer vacation? In second grade you may have written in your writing journal about something exciting you did over the break. You probably wrote about things like visiting your grandparents or going to an ... More

Darcy Crabtree

Darcy Crabtree is the daughter of Ray Jr. and Melissa Crabtree. Darcy was born October 14, 1997. She was born with Cerebral Palsy. Doctors said Darcy would never walk nor talk on her own. At the age of 4 her parents took her to Little Rock Children’s Hospital for Darcy to have surgery on her legs to help her walk. A ... More

Pleasant Grove Hawk Football


Eagle Chili Fest and Tailgate Party

The Texas A&M University-Texarkana Alumni Association will sponsor its first Eagle Chili Fest and Tailgate Party in conjunction with the 2015 homecoming celebration Saturday, Oct. 3. Chili-cookoff prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places, people’s choice and best showmanship. Businesses, schools and ... More

Jefferson’s New Athletic Director

The search for an Athletic Director can be a challenge for any district, but the administrators of Jefferson ISD feel as though they have made an excellent choice in deciding to bring back a graduate of Jefferson High School. Antwain Jimmerson graduated from Jefferson in 1987 and was a member of the State Championship ... More

Natalie Hamilton

One of the spotlight players for this edition is Natalie Hamilton from Arkansas High School. Natalie is a multi talented athlete that has amassed a tremendous amount of success. Natalie started four years for the Lady Backs in softball, three years in tennis, earning the MVP distinction in 2014 in tennis and 2015 in ... More

Texas A&M Hires New Soccer Coach

TEXARKANA, Texas – On the heels of an impressive 10-2-3 first season, Texas A&M University-Texarkana announced today the hiring of Don Koontz as its new head women’s soccer coach. Koontz replaces Steve Golas who left in May to become assistant women’s soccer coach at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. K... More