Keith receives first ever fishing scholarship for JHS

Jacob Keith did something last week that no other student in the history of Jefferson High School has ever accomplished. He signed a scholarship agreement with East Texas Baptist University for a Fishing Scholarship. There have been all types of sports scholarships that students at JHS have received, from band, football, baseball, basketball, track, etc.;… Read More Keith receives first ever fishing scholarship for JHS

2016 Weekenders Anglers of the Year

This past year, Jacob Keith and Kane Deloach fished The Weekenders High School Tournament Circuit. They fished 5 of the 6 tournaments in the circuit. Out of those 5 tournaments they had a 4th place finish, 3rd place, 2nd place, 1st place, and 1 big bass win. Going into the final tournament on Toledo Bend, Jacob and Kane were in first place for… Read More 2016 Weekenders Anglers of the Year

ETBU Students Help Provide Clean Water in Belize over Spring Break

By Mike Midkiff ETBU Public Relations MARSHALL, Texas (4/25/16) – A team of nine students from East Texas Baptist University spent their spring break in Belize ministering in partnership with Hope Springs Water. The Athens, Texas based ministry has a mission to provide safe water, sanitation, and public health education to developing countries. “The purpose of the trip was to fix wells in villages so that people… Read More ETBU Students Help Provide Clean Water in Belize over Spring Break

Sgt. Shirey returns to ETBU to sing with USAF Band

By Mike Midkiff ETBU Public Relations MARSHALL, Texas (4/05/16) – When a young man or woman enlists to serve in any branch of the United States military service there is an expectancy one will experience a life that is challenging and exciting as they serve. For East Texas Baptist University alum and United States Air Force Technical Sgt., Hannah Rigg… Read More Sgt. Shirey returns to ETBU to sing with USAF Band

Dinner and lecture on March 22 at ETBU

MARSHALL, Texas (3/12/16) – The 2016 Sam B. Hall Jr. Dinner and Lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the Woods and Cornish Great Rooms on the second floor of the Ornelas Student Center at East Texas Baptist University. A reception will precede the program at 6:30 p.m. The lecture series program commemorates the late United States Representative and United States District Court Judge Sam… Read More Dinner and lecture on March 22 at ETBU

Bass Fishing Coming to ETBU; signs with Skeeter Boats

Courtesy of Adam P. Ledyard Sports Information Director Setting their lures to become the best collegiate program in the United States for collegiate bass fishing, East Texas Baptist University will enter the bass fishing world starting a new program for 2016-17 and will be sponsored by Skeeter Boats. This club sport will allow anglers to fish on the best lakes in East Texas and the United States on… Read More Bass Fishing Coming to ETBU; signs with Skeeter Boats