The Longview News-Journal will host the 2015 East Texas Varsity Best Preps at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ETVarsity’s Best Preps will honor outstanding student athletes who attend high schools in the Longview News-Journal, Marshall News Messenger and Panola Watchman circulation areas. Nominees are invited to the Best Preps banquet, which will include dinner and feature keynote speaker Herschel Walker, who is a Heisman Trophy winner, College Football Hall of Fame Inductee and former NFL Dallas Cowboy. More than 300 student athletes will be recognized during the dinner and awards ceremony, which will name the top overall male and female athletes, coach of the year and most outstanding athlete from each sport. Tickets are $50 each and will be available starting in May at www.news-journal.com. For further information, please contact Amy McHaney at 361-935-8884, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.etvarsitybestpreps.com.