09 19 2014

Offense reigns during week 2

From Staff Reports   Offense was the name of the game for Van Zandt County football teams during the second week of the 2014 season, with five out of six teams topping 42 points on the scoreboard. Canton and Van each improved to 2-0 on the [...]

Standoff ends with arrest for drugs, kidnapping

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   After an eight-hour standoff Sept. 6, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s officers arrested 37-year-old Robert L. Walker, of Fruitvale on charges ranging from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon to kidnapping. According [...]

Edgewood Dogs rout Clarksville in home opener, 55-6

By Gerald Wheelus Sports Correspondent EDGEWOOD – Jackson Tyner threw for 3 TD’s in the first half to Brandon Wagers, Kobe Huett and Trey Erwin.  Christian Davison and Jason Thompson both score TD on Fumble Recoveries of 45 and 77 yards [...]

Vandals dominate Spring Hill in home opener, 46-7

By David Barber Sports Correspondent VAN—For the second week in a row, the Van Vandals used a strong first half performance and cruised in the second half as they whipped the Spring Hill Panthers, 46-7, in the home opener at Van’s Memorial [...]

County teams open new season with mixed results

Van Zandt County teams took to the gridiron last week, kicking off their 2014 campaigns across East Texas. Longtime rivals and former foes Canton and Van were the only county teams to record victories during the first week of play, while Edgewood, [...]