Tag Archive: football

Apr 19

Unsportsmanlike conduct

The recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision granting Northwestern University football players the right to unionize, if upheld, will shatter the NCAA’s business model. When you add to the mix the frontal attack launched a few days before by noted antitrust lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, accusing the NCAA of colluding to deprive athletes of the …

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Feb 24

Spring Cleaning

Football team available to help community with outdoor spring cleaning The Kilgore College football team will be doing more than work on the football field this spring. Football players are available on Fridays or Saturdays through the end of March to complete outdoor yard work for the East Texas community to help raise funds for …

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Dec 12

Lobo lock with Horns

Zaycoven Henderson and Longview ISD Athletic Director/head coach for the Lobo football team John King   Monday was the day Zaycoven Henderson broke the suspense as to his college destination by signing a national letter of intent to attend and play football for the University of Texas at Austin (UTA.) He is soon to graduate …

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Oct 23

Washington’s “R” Word:The football team of the nation’s capital region needs a new name that’s not a racial slur

On a recent Sunday, as Dallas and Washington revived their annual NFL football rivalry, they also landed in the middle of an escalating fight over the Washington football team’s name. As part of its “Change the Mascot” campaign, the Oneida Indian Nation is running radio ads in Dallas and the other cities where the Washington …

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Jul 25

A big season for falling stars: Paula Deen and Aaron Hernandez are suffering fates of their own making.

Reversals of fortune can be breathtaking. One minute, people are riding high, surfing the wave of life. The next, they tip over like capsized canoes. Take Paula Deen. This Typhoid Mary of the obesity epidemic made untold fortunes in becoming the unchallenged champion of southern cooking. Her television shows, books, and restaurants were dedicated to …

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May 15

Our ruinous game

Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries. By Donald Kaul The apparent suicide of Junior Seau, the former NFL superstar linebacker, has again raised the age-old question: “Is playing football dangerous, as …

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May 07

JT’s head coach named

Tyler ISD has announced that John Tyler High School graduate and current Lions Assistant Football Coach Ricklan Holmes will serve as head football coach at John Tyler High School beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.   After graduating from John Tyler in 1998, Coach Holmes went on to play football at Oklahoma State University where …

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Apr 24

Youth sports camps scheduled at KC this summer

The Kilgore College Athletic Department will host three athletic camps for youth this summer: football and boys’ and girls’ basketball.   Each camp is run by KC coaches and assistant coaches.   Lady Rangers Basketball Camp is set for June 4-8 for ages 6-17.  Registration will take place 8 a.m. Monday, June 4, at Masters …

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