Because of my job, and since I’ve been doing this since Moses was a freshman at Egypt High, I'm occasionally asked to speak at events and to share some of the things I’ve witnessed during my more than three decades as a sports writer in East Texas.

Here is a look at upcoming sporting events in the area. If you have a game or an event you want to see listed, please send us the schedule to sports@tylerpaper.com. 

Donovan Adkins, Kilgore — The junior free safety had three interceptions and three tackles, while scoring a rushing TD and catching two passes in the Bulldogs’ 35-7 win over Chapel Hill.

LEWISVILLE — Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school football rankings following Week 7, distributed by The Associated Press, with rank, team and team’s record in parentheses, last week’s result and last week’s ranking:

Derrick McClendon and Chris Sanders, two of TJC’s stalwart defenders, came up with big interceptions to spark the Apaches to a 26-20 victory over Northeastern Oklahoma A&M on a cool Saturday evening at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

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