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Let's Go Palestine: Saturday, Aug. 17 — Friday, Aug. 23 | Community  Palestine Herald Press

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Palestine’s Museum for East Texas Culture a must visit for sports fans  KLTV

PALESTINE, Texas (KTRE) - Palestine's Museum for East Texas Culture is a welcomed step back in time and has three areas that are dedicated to sports ...



AG's Office questions school district on Stanczak report  Palestine Herald Press

The Texas Attorney General's Office has asked the Palestine Independent School District to release a report on a 2017 locker room assault, or obtain a ruling on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 senior wins new car | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School senior Alexis Kiser won a new Toyota Corolla Monday from Palestine Toyota's 2019 Driven to Succeed program, which encouraged ...



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.



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 ...



HP EDITORIAL: Call the bond  Palestine Herald Press

Members of the Westwood School Board will vote Monday on whether to put a $39-million bond on the ballot May 4. The bond issue, not to exceed 30 years, ...



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 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.



PHS graduate overcomes loss, earns college degree | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Chanylla Gibson never needed her mom and dad to tell her to finish her homework or get to school. Now she wishes they could.



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 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.



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 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 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 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.



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.



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: 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 ...



Westwood girls soccer team makes history | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School's athletic department took a bold step this year, introducing girl's soccer as a UIL team sport.



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 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 softball: Coaching changes, calendar  Palestine Herald Press

SOFTBALL COACHING CHANGES. Seven of the 10 high schools in the Pine Empire have new softball coaches this season. Only Slocum, Neches and ...



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 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 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.



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 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 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.



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.



Palestine senior prepares to graduate despite losing both parents within year  CBS19.tv KYTX

Chanylla Gibson is a senior at Palestine High School, but unlike her classmates, she will not be able to celebrate her graduation alongside her parents.



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' ...



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.



Ellie's voice endures and perseveres  Palestine Herald Press

Mary Ellie Homann's soaring voice has lifted her, at 14, over enough obstacles for two lifetimes.



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 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.



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 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.



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 powerlifting: Twelve aim for trip to Abilene  Palestine Herald Press

MALAKOFF — Weights will be clanging as 12 Anderson County high school powerlifters compete at Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 3 meets ...



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.



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: Palestine enters teeth of schedule  Palestine Herald Press

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



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



Three new head coaches join PHS  Palestine Herald Press

Athletic Director Lance Angel has welcomed three new head coaches on board at Palestine High School: David Reed, Nicole Anderson, and Melissa Firmin.



Palestine tennis qualifies three for state tournament  Palestine Herald Press

BRYAN — The Palestine tennis team set a new record last week by qualifying three players — a girls' singles and a mixed doubles team — to the UIL Class.



Grapeland teacher indicted for child sexual abuse  Palestine Herald Press

A Grapeland elementary school teacher has been indicted on charges of sexually abusing a child under 14.



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.



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 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 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 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.



Fireworks on, thanks to local businesses | Community  Palestine Herald Press

When Palestine resident and local business owner Fernando Varela heard the city could not fund a fireworks show for residents this Fourth of July, he and other ...



High school football: Henderson dominates Palestine by 31  Palestine Herald Press

HENDERSON — The Henderson football team continued its district mastery over Palestine on Friday, winning this 10-4A-I matchup 38-7 at Lion Stadium.



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 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.



Urgent notice: Water update | Community  Palestine Herald Press

PALESTINE, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Due to damage sustained during last night's storms our Water Treatment Plant is not operable at the moment.



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.



Palestine High School did not call 911 after assault  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Police arrested Palestine High School Football player LeGeorge Gray, 17, on Thursday, Palestine Police Chief Andy Harvey told the Herald-Press.



Palestine High School 2017 Homecoming Court | Education  Palestine Herald Press

This year's PHS Homecoming Queen nominees are:



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, ...



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 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.



Elkhart boys and girls take silver at District Track Meet  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School student athletes turned in another strong performance at the 2019 District 20-AAA track and field meet at Westwood High School April 3-4.



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: 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: 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.



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.



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 ...



Fireworks a “go” for Wednesday | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Wednesday's fireworks, threatened after more torrential rains created less-than-optimal ground conditions, will go on as planned, City Manager Leslie Cloer told ...



High school fishing: Home advantage  Palestine Herald Press

BULLARD — All of the Pine Empire high school fishing teams will enjoy a sort of home-lake advantage today.



Warrant alleges long-term sexual relationship between Palestine High School teacher, student  KLTV

PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - An arrest warrant reveals new details regarding the relationship between a high school teacher and a student. Samantha Woolverton ...



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 cross country: Palestine's 'Pack' of boys can't be beat  Palestine Herald Press

LINDALE — The Palestine High School boys' cross country team flexed their leg muscles on Thursday with a first-place finish.



High school football: Welcome home, 'Cats; Palestine tangles with Fairfield  Palestine Herald Press

Pomp and circumstance is here as the Palestine High School football team plays host to Fairfield for Homecoming tonight.



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.



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 ...



Wildcat Nation goes live tonight  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Wildcat fans can listen to local football online live tonight at live365.com.



High school basketball: District 28-1A loaded; Grapeland boys playing well  Palestine Herald Press

SUGAR LAND — The LaPoynor High School boys' basketball team defeated Oakwood 66-54 last Friday in a match-up of Texas Association of Basketball ...



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.



High school basketball: Westwood girls fall short in playoff bid  Palestine Herald Press

BUFFALO — The Westwood High School girls' basketball team found itself in a 46-32 hole heading into the fourth quarter of a District 20-3A play-in game on ...



Oakwood's Bynum commits  Palestine Herald Press

Oakwood senior Trisdon Bynum has committed to fish for Schreiner University in Kerrville next fall. Schreiner Coach Raymond Holloway was on hand for a ...



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 soccer: Monday's results | Sports | palestineherald.com  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine, ranked No. 1 in the latest Conference 4A MaxPreps poll, defeated Westwood 25-0 as Javier Leonor netted 11 goals and had three assists.



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.



Even in death, Bentley continues to serve  Palestine Herald Press

The friends and family of Bascom William Bentley, IV celebrated a hero's legacy Monday afternoon.



High school basketball: Jenkins begins 'honorary coach' program  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine High School receptionist Felecia Gardner claps while sitting on the bench during Tuesday's District 19-4A girls' basketball game between the ...



High school basketball: Nearly pulling off an upset  Palestine Herald Press

WELLS — The Palestine High School girls' basketball team played smothering defense throughout Monday's Conference 4A-Region III bi-district playoff game.



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