No. 1 UT Tyler opens conference play with shutout victory

The No. 1-ranked UT Tyler softball team opened American Southwest Conference play and improved to 2-0 overall with a 7-0 victory against Hardin-Simmons on Friday at Suddenlink Field. Three-time All-American Kelsie Batten was stellar in the circle allowing the Cowgirls only three hits while striking out seven in seven innings to improve to 2-0. …

Robert E. Lee boys, girls soccer teams lose 2-1 to Rockwall

Robert E. Lee gave up two first-half goals to Rockwall before unleashing an all-out assault on the visitor’s net in the second half. In the end, it wasn’t enough as the Lady Raiders fell 2-1 at Red Raider Field. The loss prevented REL (2-2-2 1-1 9 pts) from jumping up into a tie with Rockwall for second place in the District 11-6A standings.

Nacogdoches hands John Tyler boys, girls first 16-5A soccer losses

NACOGDOCHES - Despite a sizable advantage in possession and shots, John Tyler suffered its first District 16-5A loss on Friday, a 3-0 setback to Nacogdoches. Lions coach Brian Friend said his squad had 80 percent of the possession and took 18 shots to five for the Dragons. John Tyler (8-3-3, 2-1-1 District 16-5A) looks to bounce back at home on

Brook Hill's Bickerstaff puts an 'I' in team

Bailey Bickerstaff, 18, is set to compete in Friday’s TAPPS Swimming State Championships. As Brook Hill’s lone swimmer, she has competed at the state level every year since the ninth grade. Although Bickerstaff is the only member of the Brook Hill School swim team, her journey has not been the lonely road one might imagine.  “I get the

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Robert E. Lee boys, girls soccer teams lose 2-1 to Rockwall

Robert E. Lee gave up two first-half goals to Rockwall before unleashing an all-out assault on the visitor’s net in the second half. In the end, it wasn’t enough as the Lady Raiders fell 2-1 at Red Raider Field. The…

12 February 2016 [11:31 PM]
College Notebook: TJC meets Trinity Valley in hoops

Another Highway 31 rivalry takes place Saturday at Wagstaff Gymnasium as Tyler Junior College plays host to Trinity Valley Community College in a Region XIV basketball doubleheader. The women are scheduled to tip off at 2 p.m., followed by the…

12 February 2016 [11:20 PM]
Boys HS Hoops Rdp: Troup wins 1st district game in 2 years

TROUP - The Troup Tigers won their first district boys basketball game in two years Friday night. Jared Jackson hit for 19 points to lead the Tigers to a 55-51 win over Corsicana Mildred in a District 18-3A game. Jackson…

12 February 2016 [11:11 PM]
Kirgan powers No. 18 Bullard past No. 19 Gilmer

WINONA - Lexi Kirgan poured in a game-high 25 points to lead No. 18 Bullard to a 54-39 victory over No. 19 Gilmer in a District 16-4A first-place playoff on Friday. Tied after one quarter, the Lady Panthers (28-6) used…

12 February 2016 [11:10 PM]
No. 20 UT Tyler falls to Centenary

Centenary scored three runs in the fifth inning and then six over the final two innings to hand No. 20 UT Tyler a 9-2 loss on Friday during the first day of the Clements Fluids Baseball Classic at Irwin Field.…

12 February 2016 [10:53 PM]
Robert E. Lee girls clinch fourth playoff spot out of 11-6A

The Robert E. Lee girls took down Garland Naaman Forest for the second time in a week to clinch the fourth and final playoff spot from District 11-6A. Led by 24 points from Erin Brinkley, the Lady Raiders won 59-51…

12 February 2016 [10:30 PM]
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No. 1 UT Tyler opens conference play with shutout victory

The No. 1-ranked UT Tyler softball team opened American Southwest Conference play and improved to 2-0 overall with a 7-0 victory against Hardin-Simmons on Friday at Suddenlink Field. Three-time All-American Kelsie Batten was stellar in the circle allowing the Cowgirls…

12 February 2016 [10:27 PM]
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Nacogdoches hands John Tyler boys, girls first 16-5A soccer losses

NACOGDOCHES - Despite a sizable advantage in possession and shots, John Tyler suffered its first District 16-5A loss on Friday, a 3-0 setback to Nacogdoches. Lions coach Brian Friend said his squad had 80 percent of the possession and took…

12 February 2016 [10:27 PM]
Robert E. Lee boys soccer falls to Rockwall 2-1

Rockwall scored once in the first half and another late in the second half to defeat Robert E. Lee 2-1 Friday in a District 11-6A boys soccer game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The Red Raiders were a man…

12 February 2016 [10:07 PM]
Gorman knocks off All Saints 55-48 in TAPPS 2-4A tourney

MESQUITE - Nic Vandiver tallied 18 points and five assists while Jake Smith scored 17 to help Bishop Gorman knock off All Saints 55-48 in the TAPPS 2-4A District Tournament semifinals on Friday at Dallas Christian School. The Trojans were…

12 February 2016 [10:01 PM]
Shorthanded Robert E. Lee falls to Sachse 37-26

It was “Senior Night” for the Robert E. Lee boys basketball team. Zach Carder and Treston Cross were recognized before the tip-off. The Red Raiders began the 2015-16 campaign with seven seniors. Lee played Friday’s game with only seven players.…

12 February 2016 [09:57 PM]
Apache Notebook: TJC baseball, softball keep stacking wins

Ryan Cheatham, a sophomore from Whitehouse and one of the Apaches’ aces on the mound, earned NJCAA Player of the Week honors for Division III. On the season, Cheatham is 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00 for Tyler Junior College.…

11 February 2016 [11:21 PM]
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Playoffs at stake for Robert E. Lee girls vs. Naaman Forest Video

For the second time in four days, Robert E. Lee girls basketball goes on the road to face Garland Naaman Forest. The Lady Raiders won at Naaman Forest by one point on Tuesday in both teams’ regular-season finales. Now the…

11 February 2016 [11:15 PM]
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Patriot Notebook: No. 1 UT Tyler softball hosts HSU in ASC opener

After just one pre-conference game, the No. 1-ranked UT Tyler Patriots will open American Southwest Conference play with a weekend series against Hardin-Simmons at UT Tyler Ballpark’s Suddenlink Field. There is a single game on Friday scheduled for 4 p.m.…

11 February 2016 [11:06 PM]
UT Tyler women win again, men snap skid at Belhaven

JACKSON, Miss. - The No. 5 UT Tyler women’s basketball team extended their winning streak to 14 games, while the Patriot men’s team snapped a four-game skid on Thursday against Belhaven University in a non-conference basketball doubleheader at Rugg Arena.…

11 February 2016 [10:51 PM]
Rose Capital East Little League

It is time for the Rose Capital East Little League signup. Walkup registration and player evaluations are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Golden Road Park, 2300 McDonald Road, in Tyler. Register online at rosecapitaleast.com. Check…

11 February 2016 [07:56 PM]
Class 4A TSWA All-State Football: Athens' Logan, Tarvon Fuller on first team

BRYAN - Navasota record-setting senior wide receiver Tren’Davian Dickson was the offensive player of the year on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state football team. Dickson, already enrolled at Baylor, had 82 catches for 1,525 yards…

11 February 2016 [07:51 PM]
Class 2A TSWA All-State Football: Alto's Alvarado on first team

BRYAN - Canadian, which won the Class 2A Division I state football championship, swept player of the year honors on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s 2A team. Senior quarterback Tanner Schaefer took offensive honors by throwing for 4,053…

11 February 2016 [07:49 PM]
High School Basketball Stats, Feb. 11

Girls Scoring Cheyenne Grubbs, Union Grove 17.9 Destini Whitehead, John Tyler 17.8 Alyssa Mayfield, John Tyler 15.2 Summer Grubbs, Union Grove 15.0 Erin Brinkley, Robert E. Lee 13.9 Ashtyn Beal, John Tyler 13.4 Ja Kayla Bowie, Robert E. Lee 13.1…

11 February 2016 [07:29 PM]
McLennan hands Tyler first baseball loss of year

The Tyler Junior College Apache baseball team dropped its first game of the season, an 8-0 decision to McLennan Community College on Wednesday at Mike Carter Field. The Highlanders led 1-0 until the seventh when they plated six runs. James…

10 February 2016 [10:51 PM]
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TJC men win on last-second 3-pointer

Kwinton Hinson knocked down a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds remaining and Eden Ewing had a double-double as Tyler Junior College defeated Highway 31 rival Navarro College, 54-51, on Wednesday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. “We ran a good play and Ronnie (Stacy)…

10 February 2016 [10:45 PM]
Hitchcock powers Lee girls to 5-0 win over North Garland

GARLAND - Kourtney Hitchcock scored two goals as part of a five-goal barrage from Robert E. Lee in a 5-0 win over North Garland on Wednesday night. The Lady Raiders also received goals from Abby Tillson, Priscilla Rincon and Alex…

10 February 2016 [10:41 PM]
TJC softball scores sweep, including 30-0 win

BULLARD - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies swept their Peach State visitors Georgia Highlands College in a softball doubleheader on Wednesday at Schwab Field on The Brook Hill School campus. TJC improved to 11-0 with 30-0 and 10-1 (five…

10 February 2016 [10:39 PM]
No. 21 Blinn hands No. 22 Tyler fourth straight loss

BRENHAM - The No. 22 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies dropped their third straight road game and fourth contest overall 81-68 against the No. 21 Blinn College Lady Bucs on Wednesday. The Apache Ladies (19-7, 9-7) return home on Saturday…

10 February 2016 [10:29 PM]
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Brook Hill's Bickerstaff puts an 'I' in team

Bailey Bickerstaff, 18, is set to compete in Friday’s TAPPS Swimming State Championships. As Brook Hill’s lone swimmer, she has competed at the state level every year since the ninth grade. Although Bickerstaff is the only member of the Brook…

10 February 2016 [09:42 PM]
Robert E. Lee girls to play Naaman Forest in play-in game Friday

Robert E. Lee’s District 11-6A fourth-place playoff against Garland Naaman Forest is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Rockwall High School. The Lady Raiders defeated Naaman Forest 42-41 in Garland on Tuesday to force the playoff play-in game. The winner…

10 February 2016 [07:52 PM]