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PHS won't release investigation of school beating  Palestine Herald Press

Facts gathered by a Palestine Independent School District investigation into the locker room assault of former PISD student and football player Michael Stanczak ...

Former Texas high school football player sentenced for assaulting teammate over $5  USA TODAY High School Sports

LeGeorge Gray was handed a 120-day prison sentence and 10 years probation for attacking then-teammate Michael Stanczak over $5 in 2017.

On to State: Palestine High School soccer team delivers another shut-out, 2-0, in regional final  Palestine Herald Press

COLLEGE STATION – While local residents took shelter from dangerous spring storms Saturday afternoon, the Palestine Wildcat soccer team faced down their ...

PHS head football coach resigns | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Robby Clark resigned Thursday to take a job as boys athletics director and head football ...

Westwood school bond narrowly defeated  Palestine Herald Press

A proposed $39-million bond issue to rebuild and redesign Westwood Independent School District's aging buildings lost Saturday, with 410 votes for it and 415 ...

City of Palestine issues boil-water notice for high school, Taco Bell  KLTV

The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for Palestine High School and Taco Bell. No other businesses or homes are affected by this Advisory.

EDITORIAL: Release investigation of school assault  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Independent School District is refusing to release a public report on the locker room beating of former high school student Michael Stanczak.

Teacher charged with inappropriate relationship resigns | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine school board members on Thursday accepted the resignation of Lauren Stewart, a junior high teacher and coach charged with inappropriate conduct ...

Palestine High School student selected to perform at Carnegie Hall  KLTV

PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - For the last four years, a student from Palestine Independent School District has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall. Next year ...

PISD appoints new athletic director  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Independent School District's board of trustees has appointed Lance Angel of Bryan Independent School District as the new athletic director and head ...

High school basketball: It's been a while, Palestine boys win district  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School boys' basketball players gathered around center court after receiving the District 19-4A championship they won on Tuesday.

High school track and field: Palestine opens at Bernard Relays today  Palestine Herald Press

After spending six weeks honing their craft, Palestine High School track and field athletes will finally compete in a meet today.

High school soccer notebook: 'Cats' Hutchinson sets new goalkeeping mark  Palestine Herald Press

KENNEDALE — Palestine High School goalkeeper Christian Hutchinson now belongs to a pantheon unto himself.

Golden moments: PHS Class of '69 reunite and remember  Palestine Herald Press

It's been half a century since graduates from Palestine High School's class of 1969 donned their caps and gowns. To the familiar strains of 'Pomp and ...

Former Palestine football player to take anger management, substance abuse classes as part of sentence  KTRE

Former Palestine High School football player Le George Gray is in court for a sentencing hearing regarding an assault case.

High school basketball: Palestine boys have clean sweep, Westwood needs play-in game  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' basketball team was sluggish during Tuesday's District 19-4A game versus Fairfield.

High school soccer notebook: Palestine boys set another scoring record  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School forward Javier Leonor scored 25 percent of the Wildcats' goals in Tuesday's victory over New Waverly in District 18-4A.

High school soccer: Palestine boys' second at Ennis Tournament  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' soccer team smiles after participating in the Ennis Tournament on Saturday.

Let's Go Palestine: Tuesday, April 23-Monday, April 29 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Featured Event: Family Fish Day. Family Fishing Day, sponsored by the Palestine Independent School District and the City of Palestine, will offer families a time ...

ON A MISSION: Palestine soccer team rolls on with 6-0 Regional Quarterfinal victory  Palestine Herald Press

by Vanessa Goodwyn. MEXIA — Making their fourth trip to the Regional Tournament in five years Friday night, the Palestine Wildcats continued their winning ...

High school soccer: Two homegrown matches as Palestine, Westwood meet  Palestine Herald Press

The city of Palestine currently has a population of 18306 according to the most recent United States Census figures.

Let's Go Palestine Saturday, May 4 — Friday, May 10 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Featured Event: STEAM Fair. Palestine students in grades K-12 will display projects at the STEAM fair from 10 a.m. To 3 p.m. Saturday in the Palestine High ...

High school basketball: Fortuitous Lorena handles Palestine  Palestine Herald Press

CORSICANA — Lorena High School boys' basketball coach Matt Jackson thought there was a turning point in Friday's Conference 4A-Region III area game.

Let's Go Palestine: Saturday, April 20-Friday, April 26 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Featured Event: Early Voting. Early voting begins Monday, April 22 and will continue through April 30. Palestine citizens can vote on the mayor's race, the District ...

High school track and field: Palestine's Arthur garners three golds  Palestine Herald Press

GLADEWATER — Palestine High School junior track and field athlete Shayla Arthur certainly made an impression during the opening meet of the season.

High school swimming: Veneris' duo writes history  Palestine Herald Press

LUFKIN — Sam and Sydney Veneris made Palestine High School history by being the first Wildcats to represent their school in a swimming meet.

High school soccer: Palestine boys entertain with Wildcat Classic  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School boys' soccer coach John Absalom started the Wildcat Classic tournament nine years ago.

High school basketball: Palestine boys remain ranked 11th in 4A poll  Palestine Herald Press

SUGAR LAND — The Palestine High School boys' basketball team continues to garner significant praise on the statewide level.

High school tennis: Palestine begins season at Hallsville tournament  Palestine Herald Press

HALLSVILLE — The Palestine High School tennis team embarks on the spring season today at the Hallsville Tournament.

High school basketball: Fairfield's press stifles Palestine girls, 52-49  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School girls' basketball player Destiny Mathews scored a game-high 27 points in Tuesday's District 19-4A opener at Wildcat Gymnasium.

High school basketball: Palestine tops LaPoynor by nine for Athens championship  Palestine Herald Press

ATHENS — The Palestine High School boys' basketball team copped the Hornet Invitational on Saturday evening with a 45-36 victory over LaPoynor.

High school soccer: Palestine boys blast LaVega, 5-0  Palestine Herald Press

KENNEDALE — The Palestine High School boys' soccer team remained undefeated on the season with a 5-0 shellacking over Waco La Vega at the Kennedale ...

High school basketball: Mexia girls earn 'Precious' victory over Palestine  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School girls' basketball twam was down just one possession to Mexia late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's District 19-4A game.

High school baseball: PHS opens with homegrown Estes Tourney  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School baseball team embarked on the 2019 season with a home scrimmage on Monday versus nearby Frankston.

High school team tennis: Palestine records history  Palestine Herald Press

GROESBECK — Palestine High School team tennis recorded history on Wednesday, winning its first-ever playoff match.

Student life-flighted after woodshop incident | Education  Palestine Herald Press

A Palestine High School student was injured in the woodshop class Thursday afternoon. The instructor, a certified Emergency Medical Technician, provided ...

High school basketball: For Palestine boys, swagger returns  Palestine Herald Press

There were many reasons to smile after watching the Palestine High School boys' basketball team dismantle District 19-4A foe Madisonville 84-48 on Tuesday.

Palestine names first school safety coordinator  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Independent School District has appointed its first safety coordinator, school district spokesperson Larissa Loveless said Tuesday.

High school softball: Palestine opens season versus 5A Nacogdoches  Palestine Herald Press

Do you remember a high school softball game last March between the Palestine and Nacogdoches varsity teams?

High school soccer: Palestine girls' 'Senior Night' is a success  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School girls' soccer team knew the cards they were dealt with heading into the 2019 District 18-4A slate.

High school basketball: Palestine girls open season versus Corsicana  Palestine Herald Press

Break out the sunglasses, Palestine High School girls' basketball players and coaches.

Student speaks out one year after being badly beaten in locker room  KLTV

In September 27 of 2017, Michael Stanczak, then a senior at Palestine High School, was punched in the face multiple times by a teammate, resulting in severe ...

High school basketball: Palestine boys dismantle Marshall  Palestine Herald Press

WHITEHOUSE — The Palestine High School boys' basketball team has opened the 2018-19 season with three straight victories over Conference 5A schools.

High school basketball: It's an Anderson County showdown tonight  Palestine Herald Press

FRANKSTON — The Elkhart High School boys' basketball program hasn't been in this position in seven seasons.

High school basketball: Oklahoma trip highlights Palestine boys' schedule  Palestine Herald Press

Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plains, is part of the schedule for the Palestine High School boys' basketball team this season.

High school basketball: A 'catfight' in Corsicana expected Friday night  Palestine Herald Press

There are six high school basketball games on the schedule tonight, and two of “prime time” attractions feature the Palestine boys' and Grapeland girls' ...

Let's Go Palestine Saturday, April 6-Friday, April 12 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Featured event: 'Gilligan's Island: the Musical'. Don't miss your chance to see this live performance based on the hit 1960's TV show, “Gilligan's Island,” which ...

High school football: Palestine facing a must-win already?  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School football team hasn't had Rusk on the schedule since the 2013 season.

High school football: For PHS, it's Hutchinson's show now  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School football team was dealt a blow when starting quarterback Tyler Gray suffered an injury.

New school year, new principal-PALS | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School and Junior High will twin and win this year with new principals Stephen Cooksey and Joey Mason.

EDITORIAL: Schooling Michael Stanczak  Palestine Herald Press

A University Interscholastic Athletic League appeals board Monday ended Elkhart High School senior Michael Stanczak's year-long battle to play football again ...

Email on lockdown threatened school shooting | Community  Palestine Herald Press

The email that put Elkhart Independent School District on lockdown Friday morning threatened a school shooting, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

High school soccer: Palestine boys play through, wins in the fog  Palestine Herald Press

MEXIA — The Palestine High School boys' soccer team not only faced Mexia this past Friday night, they also battled the elements.

High school soccer: PHS girls win once, tie twice  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School girls' soccer team finished group play with one win and a pair of ties as the East Texas Shootout rolls on.

High school basketball: Westwood garners LaPoynor JV title  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School junior varsity boys' basketball team recently won a tournament at LaPoynor in La Rue.

High school soccer: Palestine JV boys garner own tournament  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School junior varsity “A” team won the Wildcat Classic JV Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon — topping Waco Midway JV, ...

Palestine High School on lockdown due to threatening note  KLTV

Palestine High School is currently on lockdown/ lockout status due to a threatening note.

High school basketball: Six boys, two girls games are on tap  Palestine Herald Press

The basketball docket features six boys' and two girls' game tonight as the University Interscholastic League playoffs continue.

High school soccer notebook: Harper, Rangel fuel Wildcats and beat Lindale 3-1  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School boys' soccer players Riley Harper and Luis Rangel are proving to be an effective scoring tandem.

Trial set in locker room assault  Palestine Herald Press

A jury trial for the 18-year-old former Palestine High School football star accused of assaulting a teammate is scheduled to start next Monday.

High school football: Palestine's Peterson set for Texas HoF  Palestine Herald Press

WACO — Former Palestine High School and current Washington Redskins' running back Adrian Peterson is set for induction into The texas High School ...

High school golf: Grapeland girls, Palestine boys both fare well  Palestine Herald Press

NACOGDOCHES — Both the Palestine High School boys and Grapeland girls' golf teams opened the 2019 season on Monday with the Lufkin Hudson ...

High school tennis: Palestine whitewashes Rusk  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School team tennis took another step toward a hopeful District 19-4A title with a dominating victory over Rusk on Thursday at home.

High school basketball: Three girls' play-in or seeding games Friday night  Palestine Herald Press

Three seeding games that will affect the forthcoming Texas high school girls' basketball playoffs will take place tonight.

Westwood bond could go back to voters this year  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood Independent School District could go back to the voters with a bond proposal and rebuilding plan as soon as Nov. 5, Superintendent Wade Stanford ...

High school fishing: Conditions not ideal for East Division tourney Saturday  Palestine Herald Press

JEFFERSON — Expect tough conditions today as local anglers compete at the Texas High School Bass Association East Division tournament on Lake O' The ...

High school powerlifting: Palestine boys claim Malakoff team title  Palestine Herald Press

MALAKOFF — For the first time with Ty Kuhn as head coach, Palestine High School boys' powerlifting claimed a meet championship.

High school tennis: Palestine's Ybarra claims No. 1 girls' singles title  Palestine Herald Press

HALLSVILLE — The Palestine High School tennis team started the spring season Friday by winning a handful of medals at the Hallsville Tournament.

High school powerlifting: Strong start for Palestine's Ealy  Palestine Herald Press

LINDALE — Palestine High School senior powerlifter Dejuan Ealy opened the 2019 season with a 530-pound squat.

High school: Frauenberger fires 72 at Bullard Invitational  Palestine Herald Press

TEASELVILLE — Grapeland High School senior Rick Frauenberger carded a 72 for second place at the Bullard Invitational on Feb. 7.

High school soccer: Season begins with tournaments today  Palestine Herald Press

Both the Palestine High School boys' and girls' teams and the Westwood boys will embark on the 2019 regular season with tournaments today.

Injured student still chasing football dream  Palestine Herald Press

After suffering multiple serious injuries stemming from an alleged assault following a Palestine High School football practice last year, Michael Stanczak, 19, ...

High school volleyball: Coach Evans earns 200th victory  Palestine Herald Press

TRINITY — Palestine High School head volleyball coach Janae Evans earned a very important achievement on Tuesday night.

High school soccer: PHS boys, girls embark on practices  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' and girls' soccer teams embarked on the 2018-19 season with their first practices on Monday.

High school soccer: 'Cats settle it on the field, beat Waco Midway  Palestine Herald Press

This time, the Palestine and Waco Midway High School boys' soccer teams would settle the championship on the field.

High school swimming: Palestine's Sydney Veneris earns 1st in IM  Palestine Herald Press

WHITEHOUSE — Four athletes from the first-ever Palestine High School Swimming Team tested the waters in Whitehouse in mid-November.

High school soccer: Palestine girls place 4th in own tourney  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School girls' soccer team was unable to cash in any momentum it had from group play on Thursday and Friday.

High school team tennis: Palestine struggles, but wins  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School team tennis went through the District 19-4A slate undefeated — but, Thursday evening proved to be a struggle.

High school baseball: Frankston takes advantage of Westwood errors  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School baseball coach Micah Blackmon admitted the Panthers had a small heater in the dugout during Tuesday's District 20-3A game.

High school football: Palestine needs to 'lay it on the line' versus Kilgore  Palestine Herald Press

KILGORE — There's plenty riding on tonight's District 10-4A-I game between the Palestine and Kilgore High School football teams.

High school cross country: Back-to-back for Palestine, 26 runners overall to state  Palestine Herald Press

HUNTSVILLE — The Palestine High School boys' cross country team repeated as the Conference 4A-Region III champion.

High school basketball: Palestine boys blast Mabank, 68-41  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' basketball team copped 21 steals during a 68-41 victory over Mabank in a rare Friday afternoon matinee at Wildcat ...

High school basketball: Palestine girls ready for 4A No. 19 Huntington  Palestine Herald Press

WELLS — The Palestine High School girls' basketball team faces a tough task on Monday as the University Interscholastic League playoffs begin with bi-district ...

High school basketball: Rusk's quick start jolts Palestine girls in 55-48 loss  Palestine Herald Press

RUSK — All it takes is one loss to send District 19-4A girls' basketball standings into a kerfuffle.

Storm Center: The 'Cats are back on the air  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School football broadcasts were thrown for an unexpected loss this past summer when KYYK 98.3 FM reportedly sent a letter to athletic director ...

Area schools closing due to flu, strep throat  Palestine Herald Press

The Oakwood Independent School District will close Friday, due to an outbreak of flu and strep throat, Superintendent Donny Lee told the Herald-Press ...

Let's Go Palestine: Saturday, April 27-Friday, May 3 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Featured Event: 1836 Chuckwagon Races. In its seventh year, the 1836 Chuckwagon Races at Diamond B Ranch in Neches take place during the celebration ...

High school swimming: Palestine admitted into 17-5A  Palestine Herald Press

The long-awaited approval is at hand for Palestine High School's swimming program.

High school football: Palestine enters teeth of schedule  Palestine Herald Press

District 10-4A-I is well thought of across the Lone Star State.

High school soccer notebook: Leonor's return sparks 'Cats  Palestine Herald Press

MOUNT PLEASANT — Welcome back to the lineup, Palestine High School boys' soccer player Javier Leonor.

Wildcat Nation goes live tonight  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Wildcat fans can listen to local football online live tonight at

Storms kill 4, injure dozens, but mostly miss Palestine  Palestine Herald Press

The death toll is at four, following storm and tornado activity Saturday that destroyed property and injured dozens of people in eastern Texas.

Film industry discovering Palestine | Columnists  Palestine Herald Press

I checked off something Tuesday that was on my lifetime to-do list: I acted in a movie.

High school soccer: Palestine boys garner three scrimmages  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' soccer team opened up the 2018-19 season with scrimmages during the holiday break.

17-year-old arrested for violence threat at Palestine High School  KLTV

Beginning March 27, the Palestine Police Department has been investigating three instances of messages threatening violence left at Palestine High School.

High schools: Thursday's baseball and softball scoreboard  Palestine Herald Press

HIGH SCHOOLS. Softball. Johnson County Tournament. Arlington Heights 7, Palestine 3. Highlights: Ka'Zem Wood went 3-for-3 with a home run, double and ...

High school basketball: Westwood girls survive, beat Teague  Palestine Herald Press

Last year, district games between the Westwood High School girls' basketball team and Teague weren't competitive.

Mayoral race boosts early voting | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Early voting ended Tuesday, and one thing is certain: More Palestine voters show up when a mayoral race is on the ticket.

High school cross country: Baker's dozen for Palestine boys, girls also qualify for regional  Palestine Herald Press

FAIRFIELD — The Palestine High School boys' cross country team was perfect.

Students across East Texas stand with Athens  Palestine Herald Press

In a massive show of solidarity with mourning Athens students, dozens of East Texas schools wore maroon on Monday, after Friday's train-bus wreck that killed ...

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