Apaches top Cougars

Cody Brown struck out nine and Zane Ancell had four hits as the No. 1-ranked Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 12-3 win over the Coastal Bend College Cougars Sunday at Mike Carter Field. The Apaches (20-4, 3-0 Region XIV) belted out 13 hits en route to sweeping the weekend series with the Beeville school. TJC plays host to the UT Tyler JV…

More than 500 run in Azalea 10K

On a beautiful East Texas day more than 500 runners made tracks in the Azalea District. The annual Tyler Azalea 10K run saw youngsters all the way to masters division runners dashing their way through the colorful azaleas, dogwood trees and spring flowers on a sun-swept Saturday morning. Some 539 runners took part in the 10K and 5K, which

Junior golfers from state states tackle Hollytree for Azalea

It may have been a bit windy, but junior golfers couldn’t have asked for much better conditions on Saturday at Hollytree Country Club. Golfers from five states (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Indiana, Florida and New York) tackled the beautiful course on Saturday in the first round of the ninth annual

TJC’s Groff tosses no-hitter

  Jonathan Groff was his usual stellar self on the mound Saturday night, but this time he was even better. Groff, a Tyler Junior College freshman lefty, tossed a no-hitter while striking out 10 in the Apaches’ 7-0 win over Coastal Bend College at Mike Carter Field. The Castroville native walked three in helping the Apaches sweep the Cougars

Recent News

tennessee-hires-former-texas-coach-rick-barnes
Tennessee hires former Texas coach Rick Barnes

Steve Megargee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an "elite basketball coach in every respect." The agreement is for six years at $2.25…

31 March 2015 [11:27 AM]
Van tops Rains

VAN — RustieAnne Spinks tossed a two-hitter while striking out 11 as the Van Lady Vandals defeated the Rains Lady Cats 13-3 on Monday in a District 14-3A softball game. Van (17-2, 3-0) was led by Kylee Moore’s home run,…

31 March 2015 [12:09 AM]
ETBU hands Patriots first loss

MARSHALL — In a battle of top five teams, No. 3 East Texas Baptist rallied for a 5-2 win over No. 4 UT Tyler on Monday in an American Southwest Conference softball game. It was the first loss of the…

30 March 2015 [11:55 PM]
what-have-you-done-for-me-lately
What have you done for me lately?

Just as his buddy Mack Brown before him, Rick Barnes appears to be a victim of his own success — or at least expectations. The University of Texas released a statement on Sunday saying the school and the Longhorns basketball…

30 March 2015 [10:41 PM]
allstars-ready-for-game
All-Stars ready for game

The stars will be out on the Tyler Junior College campus on April 11 and has nothing to do with the school’s planetarium. Some of East Texas’ best basketball players will take part in the 12th annual Azalea Orthopedics All-Star…

30 March 2015 [08:55 PM]
exnascar-driver-gets-jail-after-3state-highspeed-chase
Ex-NASCAR driver gets jail after 3-state high-speed chase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASCAR driver who authorities say led police on a 150-mph chase through three states has been sentenced to 90 days in a Utah jail. Court records show Timothy Tyler Andrew Walker was sentenced…

30 March 2015 [02:06 PM]
falcons-fined-lose-draft-pick-for-pumping-in-fake-noise
Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at…

30 March 2015 [12:29 PM]
texas-freshman-myles-turner-says-hell-leave-for-nba-draft
Texas freshman Myles Turner says he'll leave for NBA draft

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas freshman Myles Turner says he's leaving the Longhorns after one season to enter the NBA draft. Turner announced the move Monday in a video posted on YouTube. The 6-foot-11 forward has long been projected as…

30 March 2015 [11:50 AM]
nfl-suspends-browns-gm-farmer-4-games-for-texting
NFL suspends Browns GM Farmer 4 games for texting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games next season for sending text messages to the sideline during games. Farmer, who has acknowledged sending the messages, will not be…

30 March 2015 [11:46 AM]
sellers-captures-win
Sellers captures win

Rhett Sellers of Longview fired a 1-over 73 on Sunday to rally and capture first place in the Boys 11-12 Division of the ninth annual Azalea Trail Junior Golf Classic at Hollytree Country Club. Sellers had a two-round…

29 March 2015 [11:06 PM]
apaches-top-cougars
Apaches top Cougars

Cody Brown struck out nine and Zane Ancell had four hits as the No. 1-ranked Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 12-3 win over the Coastal Bend College Cougars Sunday at Mike Carter Field. The Apaches (20-4, 3-0 Region XIV)…

29 March 2015 [11:04 PM]
ut-tylers-adams-throws-nohitter-in-win-over-hardinsimmons
UT Tyler's Adams throws no-hitter in win over Hardin-Simmons

Cason Adams threw the second no-hitter in UT Tyler baseball history Saturday at Irwin Field. Adams, a sophomore from Rockwall, held Hardin-Simmons in check as the Patriots scored a 4-0 seven-inning victory. Adams was almost perfect in the…

28 March 2015 [11:57 PM]
junior-golfers-from-state-states-tackle-hollytree-for-azalea
Junior golfers from state states tackle Hollytree for Azalea

It may have been a bit windy, but junior golfers couldn’t have asked for much better conditions on Saturday at Hollytree Country Club. Golfers from five states (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Indiana, Florida and New York) tackled the beautiful course on…

28 March 2015 [11:54 PM]
ut-tyler-stays-undefeated-sweeps-letourneau
UT Tyler stays undefeated, sweeps LeTourneau

The No. 4-ranked UT Tyler softball team improved to 20-0 on the season on Saturday, sweeping an American Southwest Conference doubleheader against LeTourneau in Longview. The Patriots, 12-0 in league play, scored 9-1 and 4-0 wins. The Yellowjackets fell to…

28 March 2015 [11:48 PM]
Tyler softball takes two from Kilgore

BULLARD — The 16th-ranked Tyler Junior College softball team took two more conference wins in completely different fashion against Kilgore College in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader at Brook Hill’s Schwab Field. Halie Vance was in the circle for both victories…

28 March 2015 [11:47 PM]
tjcs-groff-tosses-nohitter
TJC’s Groff tosses no-hitter

Jonathan Groff was his usual stellar self on the mound Saturday night, but this time he was even better. Groff, a Tyler Junior College freshman lefty, tossed a no-hitter while striking out 10 in the Apaches’ 7-0 win over Coastal…

28 March 2015 [11:45 PM]
more-than-500-run-in-azalea-10k
More than 500 run in Azalea 10K

On a beautiful East Texas day more than 500 runners made tracks in the Azalea District. The annual Tyler Azalea 10K run saw youngsters all the way to masters division runners dashing their way through the colorful azaleas, dogwood trees…

28 March 2015 [10:31 PM]
hicks-random-thoughts-hill-one-of-the-best-from-east-texas
HICKS: Random Thoughts: Hill one of the best from East Texas

Instead of the golden ticket, high schools around the nation will be receiving golden footballs from the NFL to mark the 50th Super Bowl. The league unveiled plans that include sending a gold-colored football to the high school of every…

28 March 2015 [10:27 PM]
UT Tyler softball blanks LeTourneau

LONGVIEW — Junior Raven Rodriguez knocked in three runs, while pitcher Kelsie Batten allowed just three hits as No. 4 UT Tyler scored a 10-0 American Southwest Conference victory over LeTourneau on Friday. The win is the 18th in-a-row for…

27 March 2015 [11:43 PM]
UT Tyler baseball wins 4-2 in ASC game

UT Tyler senior pitcher Jamie Paxton picked up his sixth win of the season while striking out eight batters in a 4-2 win over American Southwest Conference rival Hardin-Simmons on Friday at Irwin Field. The Patriots (15-8, 11-5) ended their…

27 March 2015 [11:42 PM]
Lee blanks Ellison 4-0 in bi-district

ENNIS — Robert E. Lee senior forward Collin Berry had a good night. The only obstacle that stood in the way of Berry having a great night was Killeen Ellison goalkeeper Ryan Blas. Three times in the second half Blas…

27 March 2015 [11:38 PM]
texas-high-knocks-lady-lions-out-of-soccer-playoffs-40
Texas High knocks Lady Lions out of soccer playoffs, 4-0

John Tyler worked all season to earn a seed higher than fourth in the playoffs. Unfortunately for the Lady Lions, the better seed didn’t change the result. Behind a hat trick from Reagan Sandford, Texas High defeated John Tyler 4-0…

27 March 2015 [11:34 PM]
JT falls to Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Tigers defeated John Tyler 5-2 in the Class 5A bi-district boys soccer playoffs Friday night at Pine Tree’s Pirate Stadium. Five different players scored for the Tigers. Leading the Tigers offensively, Reyes Vargas scored the opening goal…

27 March 2015 [11:29 PM]
Gorman rolls to win

Bishop Gorman 11, Frisco Legacy Christian 4 FRISCO — Carleigh Powers and Emily Kent each had two hits as Bishop Gorman scored an 11-4 win over Frisco Legacy Christian in a TAPPS 2-4A softball game on Friday. Powers drove in…

27 March 2015 [11:25 PM]
Brook Hill scores win

Softball Brook Hill 22, Prince of Peace 2 CARROLLTON — Bullard Brook Hill, led at the plate and in the circle by Taylor Schultz, scored a 22-2 win over Carrollton Prince of Peace in a TAPPS District 2-4A softball game…

27 March 2015 [11:23 PM]
Grace tops Dallas Christian

Grace Community 20, Dallas Christian 2 MESQUITE — Chris McLeod had five RBIs, while Jonny Spitzer and Adam Graham each had four RBIs as the Grace Community Cougars scored a 20-2 TAPPS District 2-4A baseball win over Dallas Christian on…

27 March 2015 [11:22 PM]
Hudson, Lee blank Owls

Garrett Hudson tossed a complete game, allowing just three hits while striking out nine, as Robert E. Lee scored a 4-0 win over the Garland Owls on Friday night in a District 11-6A baseball game at Mike Carter Field. The…

27 March 2015 [11:20 PM]
lady-lobos-stop-lindale
Lady Lobos stop Lindale

The Longview Lady Lobos soccer team brought out the heavy artillery, blasting away with 17 shots on goal and scoring a 2-0 victory over the Lindale Lady Eagles in the Class 5A girls bi-district matchup on Friday night at Tyler…

27 March 2015 [11:19 PM]
tennis-powerhouses
Tennis Powerhouses

Tyler Junior College and UT Tyler took to the courts on Friday at the JoAnn Medlock Murphy Tennis Center on the TJC campus. Apaches freshman Logan Powell from Amarillo reaches down for a shot, while Patriots junior Frankie Fischer from…

27 March 2015 [11:13 PM]
on-target
On Target

The Youth Target Foundation East Regional Competition took place on Friday at Rose City Flying Clays in Tyler.…

27 March 2015 [07:38 PM]