JT's Allison switches to Syracuse

Martrevious “Tre” Allison, John Tyler’s standout linebacker, has switched his commitment from SMU to Syracuse. Allison made his announcement via twitter on Sunday. Allison, a longtime commit to the Mustangs, decided to visit the Syracuse, New York university after SMU coach Chad Morris left the Hilltop to coach the University of Arkansas. …

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East Texas Scores Longview 33,. Lufkin 32, Final Kennedale 63, Kaufman 36, Final Carthage 35, Henderson 0, Final Pleasant Grove 55, Melissa 14, Final Gunter 62, New Diana 13, Final Newton 45, Waskom 6, Final San Augustine 50, Centerville 14, Final Tenaha 59, Timpson 0, Final

Big plays, defense lead Carthage by Henderson

NACOGDOCHES - State-ranked Carthage turned to big-plays and its defense to make the difference in eliminating Henderson 35-0 from the UIL schoolboy playoffs on a cold, wintry Friday night at Homer Bryce Stadium. Quarterback Gunner Capps and Dee Bowens hooked up on scoring plays of 55 and 85 yards as the Bulldogs used those big plays to go with a

Longview wins thriller over Lufkin

NACOGDOCHES - When Longview grabbed a 13-0 lead over Lufkin in the first quarter of its Class 6A Division II state quarterfinal, Lobos head coach John King told his players, “hold on boys because we’ve been here before and they can come back in a hurry.” Lufkin did come back, but so did Longview. The teams combined for six lead changes in

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Rhett Parker intercepts yet another pass from the Lions
Another touchdown for John Tyler
Tabias Marshall runs in a touchdown for the JT Lions
Chance Amie runs across the field for a Lee touchdown
Rhett Parker intercepts a John Tyler pass
Devlen Woods blows past the defense for a JT touchdown
John Tyler's Frankie Sanchez kicks in a field goal
John Tyler's Keandre Ray dives for a first down pass
Te'vion Massey runs the ball deep downfield for a Lee first down
Chance Amie breezes in for a Red Raider touchdown
Ladarious Wickware rushes for another Red Raider touchdown
Ladarius Wickware brings it in for a Lee touchdown
Grace Cougars #22 Uchenna Uduma Spurts Through a Hole in the Defense for a Touchdown
TK Gorman #6 Tyler Hobbs Stays One Step Ahead of the Defense to Score
TK Gorman #6 Tyler Hobbs Catches in the End Zone right as the First Half Ends
Grace Cougars Convert on Fourth Down and Goal Right Before Halftime
Grace Cougars Quarterback Has a Comfortable Run Up the Sideline to Score
TK Gorman #11 Dozie Ifeadi Gets Another Long Pass Touchdown
Grace Cougars #14 Quarterback Sneaks up the Field 50 Yards to Keep Grace in the Game
TK Gorman #11 Dozie Ifeadi Ups the Pressure with a 70 plus Yard Touchdown
TK Gorman #7 Isaiah Haggerty Responds to Grace with a 59 yard Touchdown
Grace Cougars #5 Cole Reed Opens the Scoring With a Touchdown Reception Against Gorman
#2 Michael Givens Catches And Gains Significant Yardage
#28 Martrevious Allison Dashes In For Touchdown
Ladarius Wickware breezes in for a Red Raider Touchdown
Chance Amie dives to score another Lee TD
Mesquites Carlos Aguilar breaks into the Red Zone and scores
Chance Amie cuts through Mequites defense and scores
Marquis Gray goes deep for a Lee touchdown
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