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ATHENS — Water level is about normal level and stained. Water temp in the mid-50s.

On Tuesday night, the Malakoff Tigers traveled to Rice for some district action. Though the Tigers were able to pull off the successful rally for the 68-67 road win, the entire night was highlighted by a postgame brawl that broke out among players and fans after the Tigers’ game winning bask…

Plenty of lures will fool a bass, but few allow anglers to cover all the bases like crankbaits do.

FORT WORTH — Without question, the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show will wow western riding fans with rodeo performances in the new state-of-the-art, technologically-advanced Dickies Arena for the first time.

ATHENS — Water level is about full pool and slightly stained. Water temp in the low 50s.

On Wednesday, the Eustace High School cheerleaders traveled to the Fort Worth Convention Center, where they will compete in the UIL Spirit State Championship on Thursday. The team hosted a Cheer Showoff on Saturday. The roster includes two seniors, both of which are four-year lettermen: All-…

Ever since I was a boy dunking minnows in Pecan Bayou near our home in Red River County, I dreamed of heading to the wilds of Canada to catch big northern pike, lake trout and walleye.

The process of assembling her first recruiting class is underway for Aleah Hayes. With the inaugural season as Lady Card volleyball coach behind her, she announced two additions on Monday via transfer: Maddie Van Dyke and Lauren Casey.

MABANK — The Athens Lady Hornets traveled to Mabank to face the Lady Panthers in both teams’ respective district opener on Friday. The game was moved up three hours because of inclement weather.

ATHENS — Water level is seven inches low and clear. Water temp in the mid-50s.

Writing this weekly outdoors column has always been one of the highlights of my week. After 30 years of sharing the outdoors with you, this column never seems like work.

The Trinity Valley Cardinals were back on the road at Lee College in Baytown to face the Rebels on Monday night and they bounced back with a 74-66 road win.

After going 2-2 in Kaufman at the Holiday Classic, the Athens Lady Hornets went down the road to Kerens to face the Lady Bobcats on Tuesday afternoon.

ATHENS — Water level is seven inches low and clear. Water temp in the mid-50s.

As a youngster growing up in very rural Red River County in the northeastern  corner of the state,  shooting a ‘mess’ of quail for supper was often as easy as walking the brushy fence rows on our little farm and jump shooting the birds as they flush.

ATHENS — Water level is 8 inches low and clear. Water temp in the mid-50s.

As we say adios to the old decade and herald in what many are referring to as the reincarnation of "The Roaring Twenties", I thought it was good to reflect upon this past year and all the great times I have had spending time in the outdoors with family and friends, both old and new.

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently detected in a free-ranging, 5 1/2-year-old white-tailed doe between Del Rio and Amistad Reservoir in far southwest Texas, according to recent reports from the Texas Parks Wildlife Departement. TPWD says it is the first confirmed case of the disease …

The Athens Hornets played their last game before Christmas on Friday night at Jacksonville, taking on the Indians.

After going toe-to-toe in the Frankston title game against LaPoynor last weekend, the Athens Lady Hornets were home on Thursday night as they welcomed the Lady Elks of Elkhart.

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