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POMONA, Calif. – Kilgore’s Steve Torrence managed to regain his composure after an incident with rival Cameron Ferre and, thanks to a pressure-packed, all-or-nothing victory over Brittany Force in the second round of Sunday’s 55th annual Auto Club Finals, became just the eighth driver in NHRA history to win back-to-back Mello Yello Top Fuel championships.

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Kilgore High School's volleyball team closed its season with a loss to 41-1 Farmersville on Saturday afternoon at Edgewood.

Farmersville beat Kilgore in four sets, finishing the Lady Bulldogs' 2019 season at 20-14 in the second round of the University Interscholastic League’s Class 4A playoffs. 

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Runners at state meet this weekend

Kilgore and Sabine runners will compete in the UIL state cross country meet this Saturday morning, Nov. 9, at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.

It’s basketball time.

The Kilgore Youth Basketball Association will host its annual registration today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., and next Saturday, Nov. 9, during the same time period at the Kilgore Middle School’s cafeteria on both days.

LAS VEGAS – Despite first round losses in two of the first four races in the Countdown to the Championship, it would be difficult to find anyone willing to bet against Steve Torrence and his Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster this week as the Mello Yello tour moves to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 19th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals.

Overton defenders Logan Reddick (17), Jaxon Clark (2) and Justin Gomez (60) pressure Mount Enterprise quarterback Kendre Miller (center) to throw an interception, which was made by Overton’s Geno Dennis. The Wildcats left with a win; they’re undefeated. But Overton is at the other end of the…

Kilgore is in a tight race in the “District of Doom,” Leverett’s Chapel can secure a playoff berth with a win this weekend, and Kilgore College is hosting a conference playoff game.

But there is one game this week that is for sure a championship game. It’ll be played in Gladewater, and it matches up a pair of old rivals – although one has never beaten the other.