Smoaky's News & Notes
Lobos QB Caraway out with ACL Injury
Wednesday, 5th September 2012 - 3:33PM
As first reported by the Longview News-Journal, Longview starting quarterback Bivins Caraway suffered a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the 2012 season.
Here's the story on the News-Journal website Caraway Suffers Torn ACL
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Announced
Friday, 31st August 2012 - 6:09PM
This was announced today at the SporTyler Kickoff Luncheon, sponsored by Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine and Joint Hospital.
It's a long time coming and so proud the City of Tyler has made this commitment.
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award:
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award will be presented yearly to the nation’s most outstanding Division I college offensive player of the year. Winners will be selected by a selection committee comprised of journalists, broadcasters, commentators, former winners and fans. The award winner will be announced in December of each year at an awards dinner hosted in Tyler, TX. The award will go to a player who exhibits characteristics similar to those of the awards namesake: integrity, drive, determination, achievement in the face of adversity, and tenacity to persist. This award honors the legacy of Earl Campbell and recognizes his home community of Tyler, Texas. The initial award will be given out at the conclusion of the 2013 football season.
Campbell spoke with David Smoak about the award Earl Campbell with Smoaky
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If you ever think you've had a bad day...
Saturday, 25th August 2012 - 3:27PM
listen to this one-on-one interview with (Waco) Midway senior running back B.J. Kelly, who has lost his father, his home, and somehow survived with an incredible outlook on life.
Smoaky with B.J. Kelly
East and Central Texas Coaching Carousel
Friday, 24th August 2012 - 9:52PM
Here are the openings in East and Central Texas for a head football coach and in some cases AD too.
School/Former Head Coach/Replacement:
All Saints (Bret Atkins)-Mike Hall, Head Coach, Legacy Christian
Anna(Curren McMahon)-Jason Heath
Beckville (Jason Ballenger)-Eric Robinson, Co-D.C., Carthage
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Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine and Joint Hospital's 7th-Annual Tyler Football Classic
Friday, 24th August 2012 - 9:51PM
Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine and Joint Hospital set seventh annual Tyler Football Classic for August 30 – September 1
Tyler, TX—Grace Community School is set to host the seventh annual Azalea Orthopedics & TSJH Tyler Football Classic August 30-September 1, 2012. Six area high schools will compete in the Classic, which kicks off the 2012-13 football season for participating teams.
The Classic, which is in its seventh year, is rotationally hosted by Tyler area private schools.
Grace Community School, Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic School, and All Saints Episcopal School collaboratively organized the Classic with San Augustine High School, Beckville High School, and Timpson High School.
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