UT Tyler netters advance to ASC tourney final

Both the UT Tyler men’s and women’s tennis squads go for their second straight American Southwest Conference tennis championship Saturday at the Summers Tennis Center on the UT Tyler campus. …

Cascades duo tops Azalea

  Sitting in the men’s grill after an opening round of 10-under par, Tyler’s Bryan Baker and Adam Renfroe were catching some friendly jibes. “Just say it was beginner’s luck,” one friend loudly said. Baker and Renfroe just shrugged and smiled.

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Lee's Browning shines at 11/12-6A area track meet

Robert E. Lee senior Brittany Browning had to endure a two-hour weather delay Friday night at the District 11/12-6A track and field championships in Garland, but the Lady Raiders speedster gave a performance worth the wait. The senior won the…

24 April 2015 [11:08 PM]
Gilmer players receiving football title rings on Saturday

GILMER —The Gilmer Buckeyes will receive rings in honor of their 2014 state football championship at a 7 p.m. ceremony Saturday at the Gilmer Civic Center. Jeff Traylor, the Buckeyes’ head coach when they won the title in December before…

24 April 2015 [11:03 PM]
Lady Raiders suffer 1-0 defeat

A hit batter with the bases loaded accounted for the only run Friday as Garland Naaman Forest stopped Robert E. Lee 1-0 on Senior Night at Faulkner Park. The Lady Raiders (6-8 in District 11-6A) needed a win to clinch…

24 April 2015 [11:02 PM]
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UT Tyler netters advance to ASC tourney final

Both the UT Tyler men’s and women’s tennis squads go for their second straight American Southwest Conference tennis championship Saturday at the Summers Tennis Center on the UT Tyler campus. The No. 19-ranked Patriot men’s team (16-7), seeded No. 1…

24 April 2015 [11:02 PM]
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Cascades duo tops Azalea

Sitting in the men’s grill after an opening round of 10-under par, Tyler’s Bryan Baker and Adam Renfroe were catching some friendly jibes. “Just say it was beginner’s luck,” one friend loudly said. Baker and Renfroe just shrugged…

24 April 2015 [10:50 PM]
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Romo: Cowboys will win Super Bowl

Tony Romo was recently awarded the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dream Ball Gala at the Omni Hotel. The Cowboys quarterback gave an engaging 10-minute acceptance speech about needing help from others so he could achieve his goals.…

24 April 2015 [10:47 PM]
UIL state executive committee to hold hearing on John Tyler student

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24 April 2015 [06:00 PM]
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Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule

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24 April 2015 [10:39 AM]
Azalea Invitational begins play today

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23 April 2015 [11:30 PM]
Patriot Notebook: UTT volleyball coach honored with new award

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23 April 2015 [11:28 PM]
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Van netters headed to state

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23 April 2015 [11:26 PM]
John Tyler captures area track championship

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23 April 2015 [11:22 PM]
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All Saints edges Brook Hill, 3-2

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23 April 2015 [10:23 PM]
REL ready to go for 6A area meet

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23 April 2015 [10:16 PM]
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Gorman sends Crouch, DiPaolo to next level

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23 April 2015 [10:12 PM]
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23 April 2015 [12:02 AM]
Grace boys, Gorman girls win TAPPS 2-4A track titles

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22 April 2015 [11:30 PM]
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22 April 2015 [10:17 PM]
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John Tyler eyeing more titles at area track meet

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22 April 2015 [10:04 PM]
Two-out rally spurs rout for Troup

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22 April 2015 [09:57 PM]
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JT Class of '63 honoring teammate Billy Hayes

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22 April 2015 [09:48 PM]
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Cowboys DE Hardy suspended first 10 games of regular season

According to ESPN, Greg Hardy of the Dallas Cowboys has been suspended for the first 10 games of the 2015 regular season without pay for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy may appeal the decision within three days. If…

22 April 2015 [03:22 PM]
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22 April 2015 [01:32 PM]
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22 April 2015 [10:50 AM]
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22 April 2015 [10:41 AM]