All Saints falls in state semifinals

ABILENE - Frisco Legacy scored a 61-43 win over All Saints in a TAPPS 5A state semifinal at Moody Coliseum on the Abilene Christian University campus. Lance Lee and Sean Phillips led All Saints with 14 points apiece. Frisco Legacy led 35-23 at halftime. The Trojans were on top 13-8 after the first quarter.…

John Tyler girls reach regional tournament for first time since 2004

EUSTACE - Bre Staten didn’t even know she would be starting Tuesday night, but during a film session earlier in the day she looked at her coach and said, “I’m ready.” Staten, a 6-0 senior, got a rare start and was true to her words. Behind 10 points and 11 rebounds from Staten, plus near double-doubles by fellow seniors Alyssa Mayfield

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All Saints falls in state semifinals

ABILENE - Frisco Legacy scored a 61-43 win over All Saints in a TAPPS 5A state semifinal at Moody Coliseum on the Abilene Christian University campus. Lance Lee and Sean Phillips led All Saints with 14 points apiece. Frisco Legacy…

23 February 2017 [02:03 PM]
John Tyler qualifies power lifters for regionals

John Tyler’s power lifting team won the inaugural John Tyler Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, qualifying a number of Lions for the regional meet. Raul Cantu, TeVarri Graves, Wilfredo Valladares, Daiston Keeton, Jakyree Trigg, Samuel Meneses, Trejon Blake and Kaylon Douglas…

22 February 2017 [07:21 PM]
Robert E. Lee softball tops Palestine

Sarah Holmes tripled and drove in three runs and Victoria Sanchez allowed one earned run as Robert E. Lee softball defeated Palestine 12-6 Tuesday at Faulkner Park. The Lady Raiders (2-3) erupted for seven runs in the third innings to…

22 February 2017 [05:10 PM]
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Boys State Basketball Pairings

Area boys pairings included (local only) Boys Class 6A Bi-District Region II The Woodlands 64, Mesquite Horn 42 Dallas Jesuit 65, Rowlett 61 Rockwall 67, The Woodlands College Park 64 South Garland 74, Richardson 57 Spring Westfield 72, Houston Strafford…

22 February 2017 [01:41 AM]
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Girls State Basketball Pairings

Girls Class 6A Region II Regional Quarterfinals John Tyler 65, Mesquite Horn 50 Spring Dekaney 67, Round Rock Westwood 51 Dallas Skyline 45, Rockwall 43 Pflugerville 62, Austin Bowie 43 Regional Tournament Davis Field House, Dallas Semifinals Game 1: John…

22 February 2017 [01:40 AM]
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Basketball Roundup

ROYSE CITY - Wyatt Rinehart hit for a game-high 20 points to lead Brownsboro to a 61-48 win over Paris North Lamar in the Class 4A bi-district playoffs on Tuesday. Kevon Thompson added 10 while Jamal Bell and Jake Conner…

22 February 2017 [12:17 AM]
TJC faces Panola in huge DH

The nationally ranked Tyler Junior College basketball teams meet up-and-coming Panola College in huge Region XIV basketball doubleheader on Wednesday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. The women’s game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s contest at 7:30 p.m. The…

21 February 2017 [11:44 PM]
John Tyler boys blank North Mesquite 4-0

Four different players found the back of the net as John Tyler blanked North Mesquite 4-0 in District 11-6A play on Tuesday at John Tyler High School Field. The Lions bounced back in a big way from a tough 6-1…

21 February 2017 [11:29 PM]
All Saints girls beat Brook Hill 4-0 to reach playoffs

BULLARD - Goalkeeper Hope Sebella kept Bullard Brook Hill off the scoreboard to help All Saints to a 4-0 victory in a TAPPS D-II District 2 play-in game on Tuesday at Herrington Stadium. After the Guard and Lady Trojans split…

21 February 2017 [11:28 PM]
Arp tops Ore City in bi-district, 83-54

LONGVIEW - Demarvion Overshown and Jacoby Hawkins combined for 48 points to help lift the Arp Tigers to an 83-54 victory over the Ore City Rebels on Tuesday in a Class 3A bi-district basketball game at Spring Hill High School.…

21 February 2017 [10:50 PM]
Elysian Fields stops Troup in boys bi-district basketball playoff

KILGORE – Sharay Ratliffe scored 30 points to lead Elysian Fields past Troup 60-46 Tuesday in their Class 3A boys bi-district basketball playoff game at Bulldog Gymnasium. The Tigers fell behind by 7-0 to start the game and played catch-up…

21 February 2017 [08:23 PM]
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Robert E. Lee girls golf wins Brook Hill Invitational

Robert E. Lee girls golf finished first at the Brook Hill Invitational held last week at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club in Bullard. The Lady Raiders combined to score a 330, defeating second-place Lufkin Hudson by 56 strokes. The event featured…

21 February 2017 [04:31 PM]
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Bullard headed to regionals

The Bullard Lady Panthers are heading back to the regional basketball tournament. Allie Kirgan and Hannah Lloyd combined for 32 points as Bullard scored a 54-36 win over Chapel Hill on Monday in a Class 4A girls regional quarterfinal at…

20 February 2017 [11:33 PM]
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State basketball pairings

Girls Class 6A Region II Regional Quarterfinals John Tyler (21-12) vs. Mesquite Horn (26-6), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Eustace HS Spring Dekaney (31-4) vs. Round Rock Westwood (29-7) Rockwall (22-9) vs. Dallas Skyline (22-12), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mesquite Poteet HS Austin…

20 February 2017 [11:27 PM]
Boys Playoff Roundup: Lufkin wins, Whitehouse & Jacksonville lose

Courtnee Garcia hit for 17 points and the Lufkin Panthers held on for a 57-55 Class 6A bi-district basketball victory over Mesquite on Monday at Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gymnasium. The Panthers (22-12) advance to meet either Garland Lakeview Centennial…

20 February 2017 [11:24 PM]
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Lee doubles squad wins title

The Robert E. Lee doubles team of freshman Evan Von Eschenbach and sophomore Nathan Drain defeated Caleb Grounds and Hector Cornejo of Whitehouse 7-5, 6-3 to win the boys doubles championship of the Tim King invitational Tennis Tournament on Saturday.…

20 February 2017 [11:21 PM]
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Drain wins Tim King Invitational

COURTESY Robert E. Lee netters - freshman Jack Nowlin and senior Peyton Drain - met in the boys singles championship of the Tim King Invitational Tennis Tournament on Saturday at Lee High School. Drain won 6-4, 7-5.…

20 February 2017 [11:18 PM]
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John Tyler girls seek regional berth

EUSTACE - Darrin Samuels knew this was bound to happen. After Mesquite Horn team beat John Tyler at the Lions Den on Jan. 10, the Lady Jags coach predicted the teams would meet again in the playoffs. Now JT and…

20 February 2017 [05:09 PM]
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All Saints heading to state tournament

The All Saints Trojans are headed to the TAPPS 5A state basketball tournament in Abilene. Members of the team are Nic Vandiver, Christian Combest, Nate Jasper, Will Sharkey, Collin Gee, Mason Embry, head coach Eddie Francis, Sam deBoer, Sean…

20 February 2017 [03:59 PM]
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Baseball Preview: Robert E. Lee returns 4 starters

It’s time to begin again. That is the message from Robert E. Lee coach James Boxley. Robert E. Lee baseball’s yearly streak of reaching the postseason ended last year at 14 amid a myriad of injuries and disappointing finishes. Lee…

19 February 2017 [09:14 PM]
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Baseball Preview: John Tyler relying on 4 seniors, 4 juniors

John Tyler coach Tyson Wilson likes to call his team the Florida Marlins, comparing the Lions to the 2003 World Series champions who stunned the New York Yankees in the Fall Classic with a group of unheralded players paid far…

19 February 2017 [09:11 PM]
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Hoops Revival: Troup enjoying dramatic turnaround

TROUP - Darin Harley readily admits he’s not into Twitter, Instagram or any of the millennials’ forms of communication. “I had to ask my sons, what’s a hashtag?” said the first-year Troup High School…

19 February 2017 [09:07 PM]
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State Basketball Pairings

Girls Class 6A Region II Area John Tyler 63, Lakeview Centennial 56 Mesquite Horn 61, Garland Naaman Forest 43 Spring Dekaney 63, Cedar Ridge 58 Round Rock Westwood 46, Klein 30 Rockwall 46, Sachse 45 Dallas Skyline 52, Robert E.…

19 February 2017 [08:21 PM]