Lions take care of Mansfield Summit, 44-27

ROCKWALL — Like Superman he came swooping in to the rescue. Just when Mansfield Summit looked poised to seize momentum by pulling within one score, John Tyler’s Bryston Gipson dove in and blocked the ensuing PAT. And faster than a speeding bullet, Jordan Owens scooped it up and returned it 90 yards for two points, wresting control bac…

Union Grove marches on, remains unbeaten with 14-7 win

BULLARD — Union Grove defeated Lovelady, 14-7, in defensive showdown in the Class 2A Division I Region III area playoff round on Friday night at Panther Stadium. Garrett Bowery recorded a late sack on third down, blowing through the line and bringing the quarterback down as he was dropping back.

Gladewater runs over Fairfield, 34-16

LONGVIEW — James Reese rushed for a game-high 207 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead No. 8-ranked Gladewater to a 34-16 win over Fairfield in a Class 4A Division II Region II Area playoff game Friday at Lobo Stadium.

Gorman, Brook Hill set to collide in TAPPS quarterfinal

NEW LONDON — When Bullard Brook Hill and Bishop Gorman last met they were different teams. The Guard were a healthy squad coming off its worst loss of the year; the Crusaders were undefeated and flying high.

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Girls Hoops Roundup: Lady Raiders fall short at Longview, 70-68

LONGVIEW — Robert E. Lee produced its best long-range shooting effort of the season with the Lady Raiders connecting on seven 3-pointers. But Longview was even better as the Lady Lobos drained 11 treys to give the home side just…

22 November 2014 [01:59 AM]
Kennedale denies Athens late, 30-26

FORNEY — The Athens Hornets season came to an end in the area round of the Class 4A, Region 2, Division I playoffs Friday night at Forney’s City Bank Stadium. With 18 seconds remaining in the contest, Kennedale quarterback Jake…

22 November 2014 [01:56 AM]
High School Football Playoff Pairings

EAST TEXAS Dallas South Oak Cliff 55, Marshall 35 John Tyler 44, Mansfield Summit 27 El Campo 28, Carthage 21 Kennedale 30, Athens 26 Navasota 49, Chapel Hill 28 Gilmer 80, Waco Connally 21 Gladewater 34, Fairfield 16 Whitesboro 35,…

22 November 2014 [01:55 AM]
El Campo takes out Carthage

PORTER —Carthage received just its second Area round loss of the Scott Surratt era on Friday night at Texan Drive Stadium in Porter. The Bulldogs fell 28-21 to El Campo to end their season at 6-6 and drop to 6-2…

22 November 2014 [01:54 AM]
Turnovers cost Arp in loss to Gunter

ROYCE CITY — The predicted rain stayed away, but the Arp Tigers turned the ball over three times which resulted in 14 points for the Gunter Tigers in the first half of an eventual 35-28 loss Friday in their Class…

22 November 2014 [01:52 AM]
Buckeyes blast Waco Connally

MESQUITE — The fabled Red Baron could not have aced an aviational antic against Gilmer Buckeyes quarterback McLane Carter here Friday night. Neither could the Waco Connally Cadets, as Carter chunked for 280 yards and four touchdowns before twirling…

22 November 2014 [01:50 AM]
Late TD vaults Carlisle past West Sabine

LUFKIN — With the season on the line and facing a fourth-and-six from his own 22, Carlisle’s Collin Gray connected with Bryce McGowan, who made a couple moves and raced 58 yards to set up a Tiburcio Garcias touchdown. That…

22 November 2014 [01:47 AM]
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Gladewater runs over Fairfield, 34-16

LONGVIEW — James Reese rushed for a game-high 207 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead No. 8-ranked Gladewater to a 34-16 win over Fairfield in a Class 4A Division II Region II Area playoff game Friday at Lobo Stadium.…

22 November 2014 [01:43 AM]
Marshall falls to SOC, 55-35

Marshall was unable to extend its season Friday night in a 55-35 loss to Dallas South Oak Cliff at in their Class 5A Division II area playoff game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. South Oak Cliff had 283 rushing…

22 November 2014 [01:34 AM]
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Lufkin spoils Coleman, Lee debut

New Robert E. Lee coach Jeff Coleman was suited up, the Robert E. Lee student section was filled to the brim and the atmosphere at tip of Friday’s season opener was full of anticiapation. If only a few…

22 November 2014 [01:33 AM]
QB Johnson propels Alto past Ore City

NEW LONDON — The sixth-ranked Alto YellowJackets utilized a deadly running game featuring quarterback Keenen Johnson for a convincing 65-29 win over Ore City on Friday night in a Class 2A Division I area playoff at Bruce Bradshaw Stadium on…

22 November 2014 [01:31 AM]
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Gorman, Brook Hill set to collide in TAPPS quarterfinal

NEW LONDON — When Bullard Brook Hill and Bishop Gorman last met they were different teams. The Guard were a healthy squad coming off its worst loss of the year; the Crusaders were undefeated and flying high. Brook Hill won…

22 November 2014 [01:28 AM]
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Union Grove marches on, remains unbeaten with 14-7 win

BULLARD — Union Grove defeated Lovelady, 14-7, in defensive showdown in the Class 2A Division I Region III area playoff round on Friday night at Panther Stadium. Garrett Bowery recorded a late sack on third down, blowing through the line…

22 November 2014 [01:25 AM]
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CUJO: Lions take care of Mansfield Summit, 44-27

ROCKWALL — Like Superman he came swooping in to the rescue. Just when Mansfield Summit looked poised to seize momentum by pulling within one score, John Tyler’s Bryston Gipson dove in and blocked the ensuing PAT. And…

22 November 2014 [12:57 AM]
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From the field: Union Grove vs. Lovelady Video

Our Trevor Peele and Michael Hall are there, and are sending back video highlights moments after they occur! Check out our live scoreboard: http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com Live audio of the John Tyler vs. Mansfield Summit game: http://ktbbfm.etfinalscore.com Live audio of the Chapel…

21 November 2014 [08:51 PM]
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From the field: John Tyler vs. Mansfield Summit Video

Our Micah Coltman is there, and is sending back video highlights moments after they occur! Check out our live scoreboard: http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com Live audio of the John Tyler vs. Mansfield Summit game: http://ktbbfm.etfinalscore.com Live audio of the Chapel Hill vs. Navasota…

21 November 2014 [08:44 PM]
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Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on…

21 November 2014 [02:48 PM]
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2 years later, girl still dominating youth football Video

You may remember two years ago when a video of the play of a girl named Sam Gordon in her Utah youth football league went viral. Well, two years later, she is still dominating -- and starring in viral videos.…

21 November 2014 [10:56 AM]
Brock stops White Oak in VB state semis

GARLAND — Brock held off a game White Oak squad, 3-1, on Thursday in a Class 3A state volleyball semifinal before a crowd of 2,645 at Curtis Culwell Center. The Lady Eagles downed the Ladynecks, 25-18, 25-27, 25-16, 25-19, to…

21 November 2014 [12:54 AM]
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Apache Ladies fall in quarterfinals

CASPER, Wyo. — The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies’ hopes of returning to the national championship game were dashed late Thursday night. No. 5 seed Miami Dade College (Florida) upset the No. 4 Apache Ladies 3-1 in the quarterfinals of…

21 November 2014 [12:42 AM]
High School Football Playoff Pairings

EAST TEXAS Class 5A Division I  Region II Mansfield Lake Ridge (7-4) vs. Longview (9-2), 3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium Mansfield Summit (7-4) vs. John Tyler (9-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium, Rockwall Division II  Region II…

21 November 2014 [12:39 AM]
TJC men reach NJCAA soccer semifinals

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — The Tyler Junior College Apaches soccer team is heading to the national semifinals for the third straight year. Behind two goals apiece from Martin Agredo and Yaw Amankwa, the No. 4 seed Apaches scored a 5-0 win…

21 November 2014 [12:37 AM]
Area Playoff Preview Capsules

Marshall vs. South Oak CliffWhat: Class 5A Division II Region II Area Playoff Where: Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Records: Marshall (7-4); South Oak Cliff (8-3) Last Week’s Results: Marshall 67, Nacogdoches 42; South Oak Cliff…

21 November 2014 [12:22 AM]
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Preview: Lee boys basketball tips off tonight vs. Lufkin

“New” is the buzzword for Robert E. Lee boys basketball. The Red Raiders begin a new season tonight at home against Lufkin. Jeff Coleman will be making his debut as the new coach for Lee, and at his disposal will…

21 November 2014 [12:15 AM]
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Lions eye fast start vs. Summit in area playoff

ROCKWALL — Slow starts have been a bit of a problem for No. 9 John Tyler. The Lions have allowed more points in the first quarter than any other, and they’re outscoring opponents by fewer points in the…

20 November 2014 [11:57 PM]
HS Hoops: All Saints boys, BH girls roll

AUSTIN — Aston Francis scored 33 points as All Saints used a big third quarter to put away Austin Regents 103-65 in the opening round of the Austin Brentwood Tournament on Thursday. The Trojans (4-0) led 49-41 at halftime before…

20 November 2014 [11:45 PM]