Alabama beats Georgia in OT

ATLANTA (AP) - Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the…

Apaches down Blinn

Micah Thomas got the Apaches going and Desmond Balentine took them to the finish line as No. 22 Tyler Junior College defeated Blinn College 85-73 on Monday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. Thomas, a 6-7 freshman sharpshooter from Memphis, Tennessee, hit his first five shots - four of which were 3-pointers - to jumpstart

TABC State Basketball Poll

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Jan. 8: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Denton Guyer, 23-1; 2. Austin Westlake, 22-3; 3. Cypress Falls, 18-3; 4. Spring Dekaney, 20-3; 5. DeSoto, 16-5; 6. South Garland, 22-3; 7. Klein Forest, 16-3; 8. San Antonio Wagner,

2018 NFL Opponents

2018 NFL Opponents By The Associated Press (Dates to be determined) AFC EAST New England Home: Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings Away: Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars,

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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
Chance Amie brings in another touchdown for the Red Raiders

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Girls Basketball Roundup

Mesquite Horn 65, John Tyler 40 MESQUITE - Mequite Horn held off the John Tyler Lions, 65-40, on Tuesday in a District 11-6A girls basketball game on Tuesday. Jazmyne Hicks led JT with 17 points with Maikia Moon adding 11.…

10 January 2018 [12:32 AM]
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Lady Raiders get back on track

Tyler Lee coach Ross Barber said his team took the floor Tuesday against North Mesquite “really upset” about its road loss last week against Rockwall. The Lady Raiders went to work early and never were threatened in a 66-21 win…

10 January 2018 [12:14 AM]
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Tuesday's Boys Basketball Roundup

MESQUITE - North Mesquite rallied past the Tyler Lee Red Raiders in the fourth quarter, scoring a 54-44 win on Tuesday in a District 11-6A basketball game. The Red Raiders (9-15, 0-4) led 31-30 entering the final period, but the…

10 January 2018 [12:11 AM]
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TJC teams hit the road

The Tyler Junior College basketball teams hit the road on Wednesday for conference contests. The Apache Ladies will travel north to meet Paris, while the Apaches will travel south to take on San Jacinto. MEN For the Apaches, ranked…

09 January 2018 [11:59 PM]
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John Tyler downs Mesquite Horn

RONNY CHRISTIE, Sports Correspondent Jaivon Williams hit for 27 points and Darry Moore added 24 as the John Tyler Lions defeated Mesquite Horn 81-77 on Tuesday in a District 11-6A basketball game at Boulter Middle School gym. JT’s games…

09 January 2018 [11:34 PM]
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boys basketball

Douglass 39, Bullard Brook Hill 38 DOUGLASS - The Douglass Indians held off the Brook Hill Guard, 39-38, on Tuesday in a non-district basketball. Miguel Vega led the Guard with 18 points, followed by Campbell Fletcher (10), Carson Richards (7)…

09 January 2018 [11:29 PM]
Girls Soccer: Grace blanks All Saints

The Grace Community Lady Cougars opened district soccer action with a 5-0 win over All Saints on Tuesday at Mewbourne Field. Hannah Meyer scored two goals for the Lady Cougars with Rebekah Sutton, Sophie-Claire Rook and Ashlyn Wright adding goals.…

09 January 2018 [11:19 PM]
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Alabama beats Georgia in OT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at…

09 January 2018 [12:08 AM]
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Whitehouse stops Hudson

WHITEHOUSE - Jackson Mahomes scored 18 points and Kolby Jimmerson added 15 as the Whitehouse Wildcats defeated the Lufkin Hudson Hornets 64-37 on Monday at Wildcat Arena. Whitehouse (15-5) visits Ennis on Friday in the District 17-5A opener. --- Whitehouse…

08 January 2018 [11:31 PM]
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Apaches down Blinn

Micah Thomas got the Apaches going and Desmond Balentine took them to the finish line as No. 22 Tyler Junior College defeated Blinn College 85-73 on Monday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. Thomas, a 6-7 freshman sharpshooter from Memphis, Tennessee, hit his…

08 January 2018 [11:17 PM]
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TABC State Basketball Poll

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Jan. 8: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Denton Guyer, 23-1; 2. Austin Westlake, 22-3; 3. Cypress…

08 January 2018 [05:59 PM]
Jaugars 10, Bills 3

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey wasted little time turning his attention to Jacksonville’s next playoff game. He also knew everyone else wanted to look back at that Week 5 matchup at Pittsburgh. “I’m sure they’re thinking that…

07 January 2018 [08:56 PM]
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Brees, defense lift Saints by Panthers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game on Sunday. The Panthers…

07 January 2018 [08:14 PM]
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CFP: National Championship

What: College Football Playoff Championship Who: No. 3 Georgia (13-1) vs. No. 4 Alabama (12-1) When: 7 p.m. Monday Where: Merecedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta TV: ESPN Radio: The Team 92.1-FM, Tyler-Longview Favorite: Alabama by 3 ½. Series: Alabama leads 38-25-4. WHAT’S…

07 January 2018 [07:22 PM]
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NFL Year in Review

JANUARY On the first day of 2017, the 2016 season concludes with a big pile of boring football games. To lighten the mood, the 49ers fire head coach Chip Kelly, general manager Trent Baalke, and anyone else they…

06 January 2018 [07:24 PM]
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Football, Basketball Wish List for 2018

I’m a little behind with my wish list for 2018. Not sure this can be arranged, but wishes are wishes. So here we go: For the high school football season, how about an opening football festival…

06 January 2018 [07:12 PM]
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2018 NFL Opponents

2018 NFL Opponents By The Associated Press (Dates to be determined) AFC EAST New England Home: Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings Away: Buffalo Bills,…

06 January 2018 [06:57 PM]
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Men: Sul Ross State 80, UT Tyler 58

ALPINE - Sul Ross State scored an 80-58 win over UT Tyler on Saturday in an American Southwest Conference men’s basketball game at the Gallego Center. The Patriots (10-4, 3-4 ASC) were limited to 38.5 percent shooting, while the Lobos…

06 January 2018 [06:42 PM]
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Women: UT Tyler 95, Sul Ross State 49

ALPINE - The UT Tyler women’s basketball team raced out to a 30-point halftime lead en route to a 95-49 win over Sul Ross State on Saturday in an American Southwest Conference game at the Gallego Center. The Patriots (8-6,…

06 January 2018 [06:06 PM]
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Tyler Lee soccer

THE WOODLANDS - The Robert E. Lee Lady Raiders opened their soccer season taking on some of the top teams in the state at The Woodlands Soccer Tournanent. The Lady Raiders finished 1-1-1. On Thursday, Maddie Bice scored two goals…

06 January 2018 [05:44 PM]
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TJC Apache Ladies fall to Kilgore

KILGORE - Richelle Velez, Kilgore College’s dynamic shooting guard, scored 11 of her team’s first 13 points to jump-start the Lady Rangers to a 103-55 win over Tyler Junior College on Saturday afternoon at Masters Gymnasium. Velez, a 5-3 sophomore…

06 January 2018 [04:49 PM]
Friday Girls Basketball Roundup

LONGVIEW 63, JOHN TYLER 34 The John Tyler Lady Lions fell in the first quarter and could not catch up as Longview scored a 63-34 win on Friday in a District 11-6A girls basketball game at Boulter Middle School. Za’Kiyah…

06 January 2018 [02:14 AM]
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All Saints sweeps Gorman

RONNY CHRISTIE, sports@tylerpaper.com Cross-town rivals All Saints and Bishop Gorman started the new year with the opening district basketball doubleheader on Friday at Haddad Gymnasium. All Saints earned the upper hand by sweeping the contests - the Lady Trojans…

06 January 2018 [01:51 AM]
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Tyler Junior College wins in Double OT

BAYTOWN - Tyler Junior College rallied from 11 points down in the second half to force overtime and TiAndre Jackson-Young hit all six of his free throws in the second OT as the No. 22 Apaches defeated Lee College 94-90…

06 January 2018 [01:42 AM]
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Friday: Boys Roundup

ROCKWALL 70, TYLER LEE 56 Devin Johnson hit for 28 points but the Tyler Lee Red Raiders could not overcome an early deficit, falling to the Rockwall Yellowjackets, 70-56, on Friday in a District 11-6A basketball game at the REL…

06 January 2018 [01:27 AM]
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Reid Kerr: The Black Monday Blues

As sure as the NFL regular season will end and the playoffs will arrive, the Monday after Week 17 will be full of new hopes for bad teams. Unfortunately, the quickest way to acquire hope in the NFL is to…

05 January 2018 [05:15 PM]
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Former TJC star Dom Dwyer signs with Orlando City

Orlando signs former Apache Dom Dwyer to 3-year deal ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando City has signed forward Dom Dwyer, a former Tyler Junior College All-American, to a three-year contract. Dwyer, who played on the U.S. national team last year,…

03 January 2018 [09:03 PM]
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All Saints gridders earn all-division

Six All Saints Trojans earned first-team honors on the TAPPS All-Division V football team, Trojans football coach Drew Starnes announced. Four were on the first-team offense - athlete Tanner Towns, kicker Russell Wynne, lineman Drew Parks and back MJ Smith-Dukes.…

03 January 2018 [08:55 PM]
No. 3 New Mexico JC edges TJC Apache Ladies

BOSSIER CITY, La. - No. 3 New Mexico Junior College held off the Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies, 68-65, on Wednesday during the final day of the Bossier Women’s Basketball Classic. TJC broke out to a 21-14 lead and led…

03 January 2018 [08:45 PM]