TJC golfers place second nationally

Led by first-team All-Americans Clayton Keck and Brandon Rougeau, the Tyler Junior College golf team finished as national runner-up on Friday in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament at Goose Pond Colony’s Lake Course in Scottsboro, Alabama. …

Patriots stay unbeaten at nationals

Kelsie Batten was stellar in the circle again. The junior All-American held the powerful Linfield (Oregon) Wildcats’ lineup to five hits as the UT Tyler Patriots moved within one win of the national championship series with a 2-1 victory on Friday in the NCAA Division III Softball World Series in Salem, Virginia.

Could it be a rainy weekend on Lake Fork?

QUITMAN – The fishing will eventually be the story at the Toyota Texas Bass Classic on Lake Fork, but until then it is going to be the weather. Rains continued to fall over East Texas all week making the tournament site at the Sabine River Authority headquarters a quagmire for workers.

East Texas Pipeline — Hayes claims to two events at C-USA Track & Field meet

Keyunta Hayes added to his illustrious career at UT San Antonio by winning two more individual events and leading the Roadrunners to a successful defense of their Conference USA men’s track and field title last weekend.

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