Jones taking over as All Saints basketball coach

Brian Jones, a former Trojans all-state basketball player, is taking over for his basketball coach, Eddie Francis, at All Saints Episcopal School. Francis told the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com on Monday he was resigning as basketball coach but will remain as All Saints athletic director. …

TJC's Ewing, Hinson earned All-Region honors

Eden Ewing and Kwinton Hinson, two high-flying key players in Tyler Junior College’s bounce-back season, were named All-Region XIV, the league’s basketball coaches announced. Other All-Region XIV players were Trinity Valley Community College’s Hyron Edwards, Kilgore College’s Ndene Gueye, Panola

Frogs in the City: TCU make NIT Final Four

In his first season as head coach of his alma mater, Jamie Dixon has the TCU Horned Frogs leaping forward. His basketball program can gain further national attention with “Frogs in the City” this week. The Horned Frogs are in the Big Apple for the National Invitation Tournament Final Four, the country’s

Late shot lifts UNC by Kentucky

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago. And this time, they made the last shot. Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels’ second straight trip to the Final

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Apaches win 10th straight

Mason Whitmarsh and Austin Cernosek combined on a five-hitter as the No. 1 Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 10-0 eight-inning victory over the Brookhaven College Bears on Monday at Mike Carter Field. It was the 10th straight win for…

27 March 2017 [11:36 PM]
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Frogs in the City: TCU make NIT Final Four

In his first season as head coach of his alma mater, Jamie Dixon has the TCU Horned Frogs leaping forward. His basketball program can gain further national attention with “Frogs in the City” this week. The Horned Frogs are in…

27 March 2017 [11:32 PM]
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TJC's Ewing, Hinson earned All-Region honors

PHIL HICKS, phicks@tylerpaper.com Eden Ewing and Kwinton Hinson, two high-flying key players in Tyler Junior College’s bounce-back season, were named All-Region XIV, the league’s basketball coaches announced. Other All-Region XIV players were Trinity Valley Community College’s Hyron Edwards, Kilgore…

27 March 2017 [11:28 PM]
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Jones taking over as All Saints basketball coach

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com Brian Jones, a former Trojans all-state basketball player, is taking over for his basketball coach, Eddie Francis, at All Saints Episcopal School. Francis told the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com on Monday he was resigning as…

27 March 2017 [11:22 PM]
Baseball: Union Grove 12, Big Sandy 2

BIG SANDY - Tanner Stanley had three hits, including a home run, and hurled four innings as the Union Grove Lions downed the Big Sandy Wildcats, 12-2, on Monday in a baseball game. Stanley was 3 for 3 with three…

27 March 2017 [11:19 PM]
Softball: Brook Hill 17, Grace Community 1

BULLARD - Kasey Anderson and Kyndel Clayton combined on a one-hitter as Brook Hill scored a 17-1 win over Grace Community in a softball game on Monday at Schwab Field. Anderson pitched three innings, allowing one hit, an unearned run…

27 March 2017 [11:17 PM]
Esparza, White top field in Lindale Tournament

HIDEAWAY - Lindale’s Ryan Esparza and Evan White finished as the top two medalists in the Lindale Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday at Hide-A-Way Lake Club. Both Esparza and White carded 73s with Esparza taking first and White second. Hallsville’s…

27 March 2017 [11:14 PM]
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Alabama angler wins Bassmaster Classic

HOUSTON - In 2013, Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team. Today, he’s on top of the professional bass fishing world. The 25-year-old pro from Guntersville, Alabama, stayed within striking distance all weekend at the GEICO…

26 March 2017 [10:04 PM]
TJC's Adams tosses no-hitter

Payton Adams tossed a five-inning no-hitter as the Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 10-0 win over Houston Community College on Sunday at Mike Carter Field. In the second game, TJC defeated HCC 9-0 in seven innings. The Apaches (20-9)…

26 March 2017 [09:59 PM]
Tyler's Watts, Cole earn titles

PHIL HICKS, phicks@tylerpaper.com Tyler’s Annaka Watts was a double winner on Sunday. Watts, who carded four birdies during her final round, captured first place in two divisions in the annual Azalea Trail Junior Golf Tournament at Hollytree Country Club.…

26 March 2017 [08:59 PM]
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Texas wins record 13th NCAA swimming national title

INDIANAPOLIS - Texas won four of seven events and set NCAA records in each of them as the Longhorns captured their third consecutive national team title and NCAA-leading 13th national crown on Saturday at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s…

26 March 2017 [08:36 PM]
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says…

26 March 2017 [08:33 PM]
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Seguin's OT goal gives Stars win

NEWARK, N.J. - Tyler Seguin scored on a power play 20 seconds into overtime, and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Sunday. Ales Hemsky also scored a power-play goal with…

26 March 2017 [07:31 PM]
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Late shot lifts UNC by Kentucky

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago. And this time, they made the last shot. Luke…

26 March 2017 [07:26 PM]
Patriots complete sweep of UT Dallas

The UT Tyler softball team scored five runs in the final three innings to erase a 3-2 deficit and defeat UT Dallas 7-3 on Sunday at Suddenlink Field. With the win, the No. 2 Patriots completed a three-game sweep of…

26 March 2017 [04:35 PM]
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South Carolina advances

NEW YORK - Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday. The seventh-seeded Gamecocks (26-10) used their trademark swarming defense…

26 March 2017 [04:30 PM]
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Kansas: Elite Eight Blues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Landen Lucas buried his head in a towel as time ran out. Devonte’ Graham, on the verge of tears, walked off the court with his jersey pulled up over his face. Coach Bill Self fiddled with…

26 March 2017 [12:29 AM]
Commentary: After free agency, what's left in the NFL

REID KERR, Tyler Morning Telegraph Columnist After keeping tabs on a whirlwind week of NFL free agency, I found myself deathly ill. What I thought was a case of NFL Draft Fever just turned out to be…

26 March 2017 [12:25 AM]
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Mexico vs. Honduras soccer match set for Tyler

A soccer event unlike any other in Tyler’s history will take place Sunday, April 2. It’s Mexico vs. Honduras at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The first-ever Copa Hermandad Clasico (Brotherhood Cup Classic) is bringing together former Mexico and…

26 March 2017 [12:22 AM]
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TVCC finishes as national runner-up

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com For the second straight season, the Gulf Coast State College Lady Commodores are Queens of NJCAA women’s basketball. And for the second straight year, the Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals are runners-up. The No. 1…

26 March 2017 [12:18 AM]
All Saints blanks Gorman

Dalton Hayes and Raul Martinez combined on a four-hitter as the All Saints Trojans scored a 13-0 victory over the Bishop Gorman Crusaders on Saturday at the Crusaders’ diamond. Hayes pitched four innings, giving up two hits while striking out…

26 March 2017 [12:12 AM]
Parker leads Lee by Longview

LONGVIEW - Rhett Parker homered, doubled and drove in six runs, and Tyler Lee pulled away late to notch a 17-5 District 11-6A win over the Longview Lobos on Saturday. The score was tied at 4-4 before Lee scored five…

26 March 2017 [12:10 AM]
Patriots sweep UT Dallas

The No. 2-ranked UT Tyler softball team got another pair of dominating pitching performances as they swept a doubleheader against UT Dallas, 7-0 and 5-1, on Saturday at Suddenlink Field. Alaina Kissinger picked up her nation-leading 13th win of the…

26 March 2017 [12:08 AM]
Azalea Trail Junior Golf Classic

Jacob Cole, of Tyler, carded a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take the lead in the 12 & under division of the Azalea Trail Junior Golf Classic being held at Hollytree Country Club. The second and final round is on Sunday.…

25 March 2017 [11:46 PM]
Rain shuffles soccer playoff schedule, with pairings

A bi-district soccer playoff doubleheader scheduled for Friday at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium was postponed to Saturday because of inclement weather. The Athens (12-10-1) and Waskom (3-9-1) girls teams will play at noon Saturday followed by the Palestine…

24 March 2017 [11:05 PM]
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Robert E. Lee tennis performs well at Longview Invitational

LONGVIEW - Robert E. Lee’s Claire Fisher rallied from a set down to defeat Longview’s Simran Kortikere and win the Girls A singles trophy Thursday in the Longview Invitational. Fisher was one of many REL players to take home first…

24 March 2017 [10:58 PM]
Trinity Valley holds off Shelton State to reach NJCAA title game

LUBBOCK - Naomi Davenport turned an untimely miss into a timely make. Davenport rebounded a missed free throw by teammate Christalah Lyons and scored on the putback with 42 seconds left to help lift Trinity Valley to a 68-66 victory…

24 March 2017 [09:35 PM]
Munoz's two goals propel Chapel Hill past Spring Hill in OT

Chapel Hill’s Leticia Munoz scored two goals, the second in overtime, to give the Lady Bulldogs a 2-1 win over Spring Hill on Thursday in their Class 4A bi-district girls soccer playoff at Robert E. Lee High School’s Red Raider…

23 March 2017 [10:36 PM]