Kilgore’s Mike Beane (above) was the first man to take his tee shot in the 84th playing of the Energy Weldfab Meadowbrook Classic, which is being played, of course, at Meadowbrook Golf and Event Center. See scores, photos and a complete wrap-up here and on

Sports editor

Mitch Lucas is the sports editor for the Kilgore News Herald, and has been since June 1, 2002.