Lee girls rout Rowlett, 66-33

Robert E. Lee enjoyed its largest crowd of the season Tuesday at Varsity Gym thanks to “Teams of Tomorrow” parents coming to see their youngsters perform at halftime. The Lady Raiders treated those in attendace to the most dominant opening eight minutes of basketball in recent memory. Lee outscored Rowlett 26-0 in the first period…

Boys HS Hoops Rdp, Jan 23: Gladewater tops Chapel Hill

GLADEWATER — Caleb Williams scored a game-high 32 to lead Gladewater to a 67-63 victory over Chapel Hill on Friday. Jeffery Minor led the Bulldogs with 12 points while Kris Davis (11) and Caleb Hampton (10) also scored in double figures for Chapel Hill.

Brook Hill sweeps Gorman in hoops DH

BULLARD — In front of a packed Herrington Gym on Friday, Bullard Brook Hill swept Bishop Gorman in a TAPPS 2-4A hoops doubleheader. The Lady Guard won 50-30 while the Brook Hill boys won 77-41.

Lady Raiders pitcher signs with Hill College

Robert E. Lee pitcher Makenna Aycock signed a scholarship letter of intent to Hill College on Friday morning.

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TJC squads bounce back with sweep of Paris

PARIS — After dropping two close games at home, the Tyler Junior College basketball teams wanted to get back on track. The Apache Ladies and Apaches did just that on Saturday, scoring victories over the Paris Junior College squads. The…

24 January 2015 [08:30 PM]
UT Tyler women stay hot, men stay cold

ABILENE — The streaks — one positive and one negative — continued for the UT Tyler basketball teams on Saturday at the Mabee Complex. The No. 12 Patriot women, led by sophomore Makenzi May’s long-distance shooting and 25 points, won…

24 January 2015 [08:00 PM]
Reid's Super Bowl mailbag

We’re down to two teams and one giant ball-related controversy for Super Bowl XLIX. Here in the anything-but-dead-week for the NFL, time to catch up on the ol’ NFL mailbag. Question: How about that comeback by Seattle? Answer: Amazing. Seattle…

24 January 2015 [06:57 PM]
HS Soccer Rdp, Jan. 23: Lady Raiders split in Longview

LONGVIEW — Robert E. Lee split its games Friday at the Longview Tournament, with the Lady Raiders defeating Arlington Heights 2-0 after being blanked 3-0 by Denton Ryan. Lee (3-4) used goals from Alex Bice and Priscilla Rincon in the…

23 January 2015 [11:33 PM]
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Boys HS Hoops Rdp, Jan 23: Gladewater tops Chapel Hill

GLADEWATER — Caleb Williams scored a game-high 32 to lead Gladewater to a 67-63 victory over Chapel Hill on Friday. Jeffery Minor led the Bulldogs with 12 points while Kris Davis (11) and Caleb Hampton (10) also scored in double…

23 January 2015 [11:25 PM]
16-5A Hoops Rdp: Lufkin edges JT in 2OT

LUFKIN — It took two overtimes, but in the end Lufkin pulled out a 74-72 double overtime victory over John Tyler on Friday night. Keke Coutee scored 22 points to lead the Panthers (3-3 District 16-5A), who outscored the Lions…

23 January 2015 [11:20 PM]
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Brook Hill sweeps Gorman in hoops DH

Doc Smith, Correspondent BULLARD — In front of a packed Herrington Gym on Friday, Bullard Brook Hill swept Bishop Gorman in a TAPPS 2-4A hoops doubleheader. The Lady Guard won 50-30 while the Brook Hill boys won 77-41. The Lady…

23 January 2015 [10:48 PM]
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Lee girls rout Rowlett, 66-33

Robert E. Lee enjoyed its largest crowd of the season Tuesday at Varsity Gym thanks to “Teams of Tomorrow” parents coming to see their youngsters perform at halftime. The Lady Raiders treated those in attendace to the most dominant opening…

23 January 2015 [10:31 PM]
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Lady Raiders pitcher signs with Hill College

Robert E. Lee pitcher Makenna Aycock signed a scholarship letter of intent to Hill College on Friday morning. Surrounded by friends, family, teammates and coaches, Aycock chose the Division I JUCO over offers from four-year schools in state and out…

23 January 2015 [10:18 PM]
Lee swimming aims for more success at 11-6A meet

It is all about the youth movement this year for Robert E. Lee swimming. But that doesn’t mean the Red Raiders expect anything less than continuing their winning tradition. Lee will compete in the District 11-6A swimming and diving championship…

23 January 2015 [10:13 PM]
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Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference. Lowry passed Dwyane Wade and…

23 January 2015 [09:24 AM]
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Seahawks CB Lane dismisses Gronkowski

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks starting nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane paused for a moment Thursday when asked what makes New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski so good, because Lane disagrees. “I actually don’t think he’s that good,” said the…

22 January 2015 [11:18 PM]
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JT seniors want to get back on track in 16-5A

Lost. John Tyler lost to Lindale and the Lions were lost. At a loss for words; at a loss for answers. But this John Tyler basketball team has senior leaders, one of whom, Isaac Warren, found a voice after the…

22 January 2015 [11:09 PM]
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Lee QB Hall named ASB Player of the Year

Zach Hall, Robert E. Lee High School’s record-setting quarterback, was named American State Bank Player of the Year on Thursday during the third annual banquet at Hollytree Country Club. Hall, a junior, follows in the footsteps of two-time winner Patrick…

22 January 2015 [10:49 PM]
UT Tyler women avenge only loss, win 11th straight

RICHARDSON — The 12th-ranked UT Tyler women’s basketball team avenged its only loss of the season with a 69-59 victory over UT Dallas on Thursday in American Southwest Conference action. The Patriots (16-1, 11-1 ASC) won their 11th straight since…

22 January 2015 [10:04 PM]
Lady Raiders rally past Longview, 2-1

LONGVIEW — Hailey Hurst scored her second goal this week and Alex Bice grabbed her first of the season as Robert E. Lee rallied to defeat Longview 2-1 on Thursday at the Lady Lobo Tournament. The victory is the second…

22 January 2015 [10:02 PM]
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Trinity Valley men edge TJC, 67-64

Tyler Junior College’s string of tight ballgames continued on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the Apaches, they dropped another heartbreaker, 67-64, to No. 19 Trinity Valley Community College before 1,200 fans at Wagstaff Gymnasium. TJC (14-5, 5-5 Region XIV) took the…

21 January 2015 [11:08 PM]
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Apache Ladies come up short vs. TVCC

When it came down to it, Trinity Valley just wasn’t going to budge. Powered by the physical presence of 6-2 Leashja Grant and 6-0 Jazmine Spears, the third-ranked Lady Cardinals muscled their way to a 72-66 victory over No. 14…

21 January 2015 [10:50 PM]
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Rivals Tyler, Trinity Valley meet Wednesday

Four of the top junior college basketball teams in America tangle Wednesday night at Wagstaff Gymnasium. Tyler Junior College will play host to Trinity Valley Community College in a Region XIV Conference doubleheader. The first game pits the No. 14…

20 January 2015 [11:44 PM]
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Sachse second-half surge sinks Red Raiders, 68-60

Garland Sachse used a 17-2 run in the third period to build an insurmountable lead as Robert E. Lee lost 68-60 on Tuesday at Varsity Gym. The loss dropped REL to 3-3 in District 11-6A and snapped the Red Raiders’…

20 January 2015 [11:38 PM]
Texas College takes sweep over Paul Quinn

The Texas College Steers enjoyed a Red River Athletic Conference basketball sweep over Paul Quinn College on Tuesday night at Gus F. Taylor Gymnasium. The Lady Steers busted the Lady Tigers by a 108-52 score in the opener. TC took…

20 January 2015 [11:29 PM]
Girls HS Hoops Rdp, Jan. 20: Lady Raiders suffer road loss

GARLAND — Robert E. Lee started fast on the road Tuesday, but was outscored by 22 in the second and third periods as Sachse pulled away for a 72-49 victory. Freshman Jakayla Bowie led REL (12-14, 3-5) with 14 points…

20 January 2015 [11:24 PM]
Melhart helps Cougars top rival Crusaders, 56-38

Judah Bell led all players with 29 points and nine rebounds but it wasn’t enough to lead Bishop Gorman to a win. Grace Community had three player score in double figures as part of a 56-38 victory on Tuesday at…

20 January 2015 [11:21 PM]