Frogs in the City: TCU make NIT Final Four

PHIL HICKS, phicks@tylerpaper.com In his first season as head coach of his alma mater, Jamie Dixon has the TCU Horned Frogs leaping forward. His basketball program can gain further national attention with “Frogs in the City” this week. The Horned Frogs are in the Big Apple for the National Invitation Tournament Final Four, the country’s…

TJC's Ewing, Hinson earned All-Region honors

Eden Ewing and Kwinton Hinson, two high-flying key players in Tyler Junior College’s bounce-back season, were named All-Region XIV, the league’s basketball coaches announced. Other All-Region XIV players were Trinity Valley Community College’s Hyron Edwards, Kilgore College’s Ndene Gueye, Panola

Late shot lifts UNC by Kentucky

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago. And this time, they made the last shot. Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels’ second straight trip to the Final

South Carolina advances

NEW YORK - Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday. The seventh-seeded Gamecocks (26-10) used their trademark swarming defense and some solid free throw shooting to beat their fellow Southeastern Conference Gators (27-9) in the East Regional final

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Apaches win 10th straight

Mason Whitmarsh and Austin Cernosek combined on a five-hitter as the No. 1 Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 10-0 eight-inning victory over the Brookhaven College Bears on Monday at Mike Carter Field. It was the 10th straight win for…

27 March 2017 [11:36 PM]
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TJC's Ewing, Hinson earned All-Region honors

Eden Ewing and Kwinton Hinson, two high-flying key players in Tyler Junior College’s bounce-back season, were named All-Region XIV, the league’s basketball…

27 March 2017 [11:28 PM]
TJC's Adams tosses no-hitter

Payton Adams tossed a five-inning no-hitter as the Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 10-0 win over Houston Community College on Sunday at Mike Carter Field. In the second game, TJC defeated HCC 9-0 in seven innings. The Apaches (20-9)…

26 March 2017 [09:59 PM]
Patriots complete sweep of UT Dallas

The UT Tyler softball team scored five runs in the final three innings to erase a 3-2 deficit and defeat UT Dallas 7-3 on Sunday at Suddenlink Field. With the win, the No. 2 Patriots completed a three-game sweep of…

26 March 2017 [04:35 PM]
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TVCC finishes as national runner-up

For the second straight season, the Gulf Coast State College Lady Commodores are Queens of NJCAA women’s basketball. And for the second…

26 March 2017 [12:18 AM]
Patriots sweep UT Dallas

The No. 2-ranked UT Tyler softball team got another pair of dominating pitching performances as they swept a doubleheader against UT Dallas, 7-0 and 5-1, on Saturday at Suddenlink Field. Alaina Kissinger picked up her nation-leading 13th win of the…

26 March 2017 [12:08 AM]
Trinity Valley holds off Shelton State to reach NJCAA title game

LUBBOCK - Naomi Davenport turned an untimely miss into a timely make. Davenport rebounded a missed free throw by teammate Christalah Lyons and scored on the putback with 42 seconds left to help lift Trinity Valley to a 68-66 victory…

24 March 2017 [09:35 PM]
Trinity Valley tops Chipola, advances to NJCAA semifinals

LUBBOCK - The Trinity Valley Lady Cardinals are in the Final Four. No. 6 TVCC used a big third quarter outburst to score a 65-60 win over No. 3 Chipola (Florida) on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Women’s…

23 March 2017 [09:32 PM]
UT Tyler softball hosts UT Dallas in three-game series

The No. 2-ranked UT Tyler softball team hosts No. 16 UT Dallas on Saturday and Sunday in a three-game American Southwest Conference series at Suddenlink Field. Due to weather forecasts, the series will start with a…

23 March 2017 [08:55 PM]
Tyler sweeps Kilgore College in softball DH

BULLARD - Tyler swept Kilgore College 10-0 and 2-0 in a doubleheader Wednesday at Scwhwab Field on the campus of Brook Hill. The Apache Ladies outhit Kilgore 13-1 in Game 1 with TJC starter Julia Knight taking care of things…

22 March 2017 [11:59 PM]
Tyler Junior College softball sweeps Paris in doubleheader

PARIS - Tyler Junior College swept Paris Junior College in a pair of Region XIV softball games on Thursday. The Apache Ladies won the first game 10-0 in five innings before holding on for a 4-3 victory in the second…

16 March 2017 [06:31 PM]
Stephen F. Austin basketball back in postseason

NACOGDOCHES - For a fifth-straight season, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team has qualified for postseason contention. Sunday night, the Lumberjacks learned they will be one of 26 programs taking part in the ninth-annual CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. SFA’s first-round…

12 March 2017 [09:56 PM]
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Apache Ladies going dancing

The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies are going dancing. Coach Trenia Tillis-Jones’ crew received an at-large bid to the NJCAA Women’s…

12 March 2017 [04:21 PM]
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TVCC wins Region XIV women's title

JACKSONVILLE - This time it was strictly basketball when the Trinity Valley Lady Cardinals and Kilgore College Lady Rangers took the court…

11 March 2017 [09:05 PM]
TJC softball romps past Northeast Texas CC in DH sweep

MOUNT PLEASANT - Haille Weber smacked two doubles and Makenzie Goswick drove on two in a 6-0 Tyler Junior College win Wednesday at North Texas Community Colege. Later in the day, TJC swamped Northeast 11-1 to sweep the day and…

08 March 2017 [11:56 PM]
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