Although there were some promising takeaways from the Huntsville tennis team’s performance at the Hudson Invitational at Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches on Saturday, head coach Will Butler said there needs to be some improvement before the district tournament begins in April.

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Shane Martin is a glass-half-full kind of guy. An hour or so after he saw the UIL’s latest realignment plan Thursday morning, Huntsville’s head football coach put a positive spin on the Hornets’ future that kicks off this fall.

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Whew! Have y’all caught your breath yet? That Bearkat football game on Friday night was something else, huh? That was college football the way it’s supposed to be played.

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How’s this for a scorecard? Five district championships, 12 postseason appearances, seven regional tournaments and a pair of teams represented well at season-ending state competitions.

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The threat of snow, sleet and icy road conditions forced some more changes to the local sports schedule Thursday.

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Due to continuing inclement weather in the forecast today and Friday, several changes have been made for upcoming sporting events this week.

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Now we know how New Waverly finished in the Lone Star Cup standings in the school year that ended a little more than a month ago. Tied for third in Class 2A, that’s pretty impressive.

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Unlike his colleagues down in the football field house, Huntsville golf coach Marcus Evans could not contain his excitement Monday. With a sly grin, Evans poked around his boss’ door and said, “I like our new district.” The football coaches probably do, too. They just don’t want to appear o…

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After a few years of running track for Brown, Huntsville’s James Williams is hanging up his track spikes to pursue bigger and better things. “It wasn’t an easy decision by any means,” Williams said. “After a couple of weeks of not going to practice, I thought about going back. I talked with…

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Anxious about the UIL’s latest realignment and reclassification, Huntsville football coach Mitchell Coey and three of his assistants loaded up and left town early Friday morning to join a coaching colleague for breakfast. Sitting across the table from Waller coach Jim Phillips, Coey became …

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In a few more days, we’ll all be counting down the last seconds on 2005 and turning the page to a new year. For the past week or so, writers, editors and the photographer at The Huntsville Item have been looking back at what was a memorable year in Huntsville and the surrounding area. We’v…

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