UT Dallas upsets Patriots

UT Tyler’s hopes of a second straight ASC Women’s Basketball Tournament championship were dashed by rival UT Dallas on Saturday at the Herrington Patriot Center. The Comets, behind the play of tournament MVP Madi Hess, scored an 82-74 victory over the Patriots before 500 fans in the American Southwest Conference title game. The lo…

Eagles give No. 1 Lancaster a game before falling

FORNEY — Lindale started the 2014-15 season picked to finish near the bottom of District 16-5A. They finished the year forcing the top-ranked team in Class 5A into stall tactics.

John Tyler taken out by Mansfield Summit

FORNEY — As soon as Mansfield Summit coach Jason Mutterer learned his team would be facing John Tyler in the area playoffs, he found the game film from the last time the two met. The Lions beat his Jaguars in a bi-district game in 2013 and with four players returning for the rematch, Mutterer knew just how to motivate them.

High School Basketball Pairings

GIRLS UIL Class 6A Region II Regional Semifinals Ellis Davis Field House, Dallas Spring DeKaney 58, Irving MacArthur 41 Dallas Skyline 42, Austin Bowie 29 Regional Final Spring DeKaney vs. Dallas Skyline, 2 p.

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John Tyler taken out by Mansfield Summit

FORNEY — As soon as Mansfield Summit coach Jason Mutterer learned his team would be facing John Tyler in the area playoffs, he found the game film from the last time the two met. The Lions beat his Jaguars in…

01 March 2015 [12:05 AM]
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Eagles give No. 1 Lancaster a game before falling

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High School Basketball Pairings

GIRLS UIL Class 6A Region II Regional Semifinals Ellis Davis Field House, Dallas Spring DeKaney 58, Irving MacArthur 41 Dallas Skyline 42, Austin Bowie 29 Regional Final Spring DeKaney vs. Dallas Skyline, 2 p.m. Sunday Class 5A Region…

28 February 2015 [11:52 PM]
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28 February 2015 [11:49 PM]
Alba-Golden advances to regional final

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Guard denied by Houston The Village in TAPPS state soccer final

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LaPoynor heads to state

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Buckner’s free throws lift Indians

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No. 2 Laneville cruises

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UT Dallas upsets Patriots

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SOC runs past Lufkin

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Bullard Brook Hill 10, Sabine 9

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Reid About It: Tipping the Forty

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28 February 2015 [08:43 PM]
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Stifling defense delivers UT Tyler into final

One more win and the Patriots are going dancing again. UT Tyler played a suffocating defensive game on Friday as the Patriots scored a 76-47 American Southwest Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament semifinal victory over Howard Payne at the Herrington Patriot…

28 February 2015 [12:27 AM]
John Tyler looks to continue playoff run today

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28 February 2015 [12:20 AM]
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Brook Hill Guard eyes state soccer title

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Palestine gets past Henderson, 62-53

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27 February 2015 [01:04 AM]
Lady Raiders down Rowlett, 2-0

GARLAND —The weather was freezing, but it did not disrupt Robert E. Lee, which used first-half goals from Hailey Hurst and Kourtney Hitchcock to defeat Rowlett 2-0 Thursday in a District 11-6A girls game. The victory moved the Lady Raiders…

27 February 2015 [01:03 AM]
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27 February 2015 [01:03 AM]
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27 February 2015 [01:02 AM]
High school basketball playoff pairings, Feb. 27

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27 February 2015 [01:01 AM]
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