Smoaky's News & Notes
Pine Tree ISD accepts Fitzhenry's Resignation
Friday, 18th October 2013 - 10:52PM
Pine Tree I.S.D. school board accepted the resignation and settlement of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Derek Fitzhenry on Friday, announced by school board president Charley Peck, "we as a school board came to this conclusion for what know is in the best interest of the student-athletes, Pine Tree I.S.D. and all concerned."
Pine Tree I.S.D. will pay Fitzhenry a separation amount of $39,000, Resignation and Settlement Details per Reagan Roy with KETK-NBC 56.
The agreement comes after a season of controversy surrounding Fitzhenry and the football program.
For more discussion on the latest involving Pine Tree football, click here Pine Tree Update
Manziel selected Earl Campbell Award Weekly Winner
Monday, 14th October 2013 - 5:39PM
TYLER, Texas - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the seventh week of the college football season.
Click here for the entire press release and list of nominees.
Former JT star earns Earl Campbell Weekly Honor
Tuesday, 8th October 2013 - 4:25PM
Tyler Announces the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week
TYLER, Texas – Southern Methodist University senior wide receiver Jeremy Johnson has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the sixth week of the college football season.
The American Athletic Conference receiver set an SMU record with 217 receiving yards on 18 catches and three touchdowns in a triple overtime loss to Rutgers 55-52. Johnson broke a 45 year old school record for receiving yards.
Johnson is a graduate of John Tyler High School, Tyler, Texas.
Click here for the entire story.
Wilson resigns in Riesel...
Thursday, 3rd October 2013 - 6:51PM
Ronnie Wilson has resigned as the AD/Head Football Coach at Riesel High School, according to our own Zach Burke.
Wilson, who is 27-31 at Riesel, including 0-4 this season, told Burke, "I need to step away from this role to deal with family matters," Wilson continued, "I will finish out the year teaching at the school, and offensive coordinator Luther Kirkpatrick will take over as the new head football coach, effective immediately."
Steve English will take over as the Athletic Director.
Wilson has also been a head coach at Collinsville and Blooming Grove.
Central Texas "Player of the Week" Poll
Thursday, 19th September 2013 - 8:26PM
You can vote for the Central Texas "Player of the Week" on offense, defense and special teams by clicking on this link Central Texas Player of the Week Poll.
Voting deadline is Wednesday, 12:00pm.
Click here of the entire list of nominees.