Smoaky's News & Notes
Pine Tree suspends AD/FB Coach Derek Fitzhenry.
Friday, 6th September 2013 - 4:09PM
***Latest Statement from Pine Tree I.S.D. Included:
Pine Tree AD/Football Coach Derek Fitzhenry has been suspended for an alleged shoving incident with a student trainer.
No details yet on the length of suspension or the next step in this process.
I was told by an assistant coach on staff that Fitzhenry has been suspended and not fired. Another assistant told Smoaky.com, "we're about to have a staff meeting and make decisions on what we do for this week, but other than that, I can't comment."
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East and Central Texas Week 1 Schedule
Sunday, 1st September 2013 - 9:02PM
Here's the schedule for Week 1 for both East and Central Texas from Thursday, September 5th through Saturday, September 7th.
East and Central Texas Week 1 H.S. Football Schedule.
Oakwood Basketball Star commits to Baylor...
Tuesday, 27th August 2013 - 8:03PM
Damiyne Durham, a 6-5, 195, guard from Oakwood High School has given a verbal commitment to play basketball at Baylor University.
Durham also had offers from Memphis, Michigan, Marquette, DePaul, Texas, Texas A&M, Kansas State and Auburn, among others.
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Newton's Shorter commits to Texas
Wednesday, 21st August 2013 - 4:35AM
Newton RB Kevin Shorter, 6'0 - 186 lbs, has verbally committed to the University of Texas. He held offers from some of the top programs in the country including Texas A&M, Arkansas, LSU, Oklahoma, Ohio State and Florida State.
He enters his senior season third in school history in both total rushing yards (2,960) and rushing touchdowns (43).
Shorter chose the Longhorns over a final three that also included the Aggies and Razorbacks. He joins Jasper OL Terrell Cuney and Longview WR Dorian Leonard as 2014 East Texas players committed to UT.