Defense, DB Gipson spark John Tyler past Plano, 30-12

When John Tyler’s offense was struggling to finish drives, junior defensive back Bryston Gipson took matters into his own hands. Gipson took an interception 50 yards to the house early in the third quarter for the first score of the game and bookended the scoring with a 20-yard fumble recovery returned for another touchdown. The defensive p…

Robert E. Lee opens season against Fossil Ridge on Saturday

Plenty of work has gone into revamping Robert E. Lee’s pass defense.

Lindale rallies past Chapel Hill, 21-17

LINDALE — Aaron Jackson carried the ball 33 times for 149 yards and a touchdown to lead Lindale past Chapel Hill 21-17 Friday in the season opener for both teams at Eagle Stadium. Chapel Hill (0-1) led at halftime 10-6 thanks to a 61-yard interception return for a touchdown in the closing seconds by Reggie King.

All Saints starts new year with 23-15 win over Timpson

The first game and a new result for the 2014 All Saints Trojans. The Trojans offense built the lead and the defense forced two late turnovers to preserve a 23-15 victory over Timpson in the second game of the Tyler Football Classic Friday at All Saints’ Mewbourne Field.

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East Texas/ Texas HS Football Scores

East TexasFriday John Tyler 30, Plano 12 Lufkin 44, Longview 14 Jacksonville 62, Pine Tree 37 Marshall 54, Royse City 21 Whitehouse 38, Texas High 35 Hallsville 52, Carthage 20 Lindale 21, Chapel Hill 17 Nacogdoches 27, Kilgore 25 Bullard…

30 August 2014 [02:28 AM]
Lufkin crushes Longview, 44-14

LUFKIN — Knotted at 14-14 with under five minutes left in the opening half, the Lufkin Panthers rattled off 17 unanswered points in the final two minutes of the half en route to a 44-14 win over the Lobos at…

30 August 2014 [02:03 AM]
Van passes by Palestine, 38-7

PALESTINE — Peter Maddox threw for three touchdowns including two to Matt Savis as the Van Vandals ran over the Palestine Wildcats 38-7 Friday. Van jumped out to a 10-0 first-quarter lead on a 25-yard field goal by Jozef Ruiz…

30 August 2014 [02:01 AM]
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Lindale rallies past Chapel Hill, 21-17

LINDALE — Aaron Jackson carried the ball 33 times for 149 yards and a touchdown to lead Lindale past Chapel Hill 21-17 Friday in the season opener for both teams at Eagle Stadium. Chapel Hill (0-1) led at halftime 10-6…

30 August 2014 [01:58 AM]
Marshall routs Royse City, 54-21

MARSHALL — The Marshall Mavericks started the season off the way they wanted Friday night, with a win over Royse City with in a 54-21 final to earn their first win on opening night since 2008. Quarterback Justin Hart went…

30 August 2014 [01:58 AM]
Jacksonville scores big win over Pine Tree, 62-37

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville scored by land and by air and jumped on Pine Tree early while prevailing over the Pirates 62-37 Friday night at the Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville. The victory enabled the Tribe to snuff out a 12-game losing…

30 August 2014 [01:56 AM]
Hollie scores late to lift Whitehouse past Texas High, 38-35

TEXARKANA — The Whitehouse Wildcats’ Dominique Hollie scored on a 2-yard run with 38 seconds remaining to take a season-opening come from behind win over Texas High Tigers 38-35 Friday. The Wildcats showed signs of having another high-powered offense this…

30 August 2014 [01:53 AM]
Spigner sparks Rains past Mount Vernon, 30-14

MOUNT VERNON — Markell Spigner rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns to lead Rains to a 30-14 victory over Mount Vernon on Friday. The Wildcats (1-0) racked up 339 yards on 48 carries. Spigner did his damage on 19…

30 August 2014 [01:48 AM]
King's Academy runs over Karnack, 61-18

KARNACK — Behind 236 yards and three touchdowns from Ronnie Cox, King’s Academy opened its season with a 61-18 rout of Karnack on Friday. Cox’s brother, La’rondrick, also scored three times, toting up 74 yards on the ground. Ja’quan MacKenzie…

30 August 2014 [01:47 AM]
Davis, Boles lead Henderson past Athens, 36-20

ATHENS — The Henderson Lions, led by senior running back Randy Davis and quarterback Zach Boles, knocked off the Athens Hornets with an impressive 36-20 victory at Bruce Field to kickoff the 2014 season on Friday. Davis rushed 15 times…

30 August 2014 [01:41 AM]
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Robert E. Lee opens season against Fossil Ridge on Saturday

Plenty of work has gone into revamping Robert E. Lee’s pass defense. Lee defensive coordinator Jim Kerbow has picked the brain of college coaches, like Louisiana Tech’s Manny Diaz and discussed schemes and strategies with fellow high school coaches. All…

30 August 2014 [01:38 AM]
Crandall tops Brownsboro, 45-20

BROWNSBORO — The effort was there and the stats were about even, but the Crandall Pirates got away with the one thing the Brownsboro Bears wanted on a soggy Friday night at Bear Stadium — a win. The Pirates —…

30 August 2014 [01:32 AM]
TJC soccer, volleyball score wins

DALLAS — Tyler Junior College opened its soccer season with a 2-0 victory over Johnson County (Kansas) Community College Friday at Richland College. Scoring goals for the No. 2-ranked Apaches were Nestor Peralta, a freshman from New Orleans, and Yaw…

30 August 2014 [01:30 AM]
TVCC may have to forfeit games from 2013 football season

ATHENS — In response to a self-reported player eligibility issue, the National Junior College Athletic Association has notified Trinity Valley Community College the football team must vacate all wins from the 2013 season, the school said on its website Friday.…

30 August 2014 [01:29 AM]
New-look Steers open year Saturday

NEW CHAPEL HILL — It will be a little of the old and the new when Texas College opens it football season Saturday. The Steers take on the Belhaven University Blazers at Chapel Hill High School’s Bulldog Stadium. Kickoff is…

30 August 2014 [01:26 AM]
Tyler, Trinity Valley set for Week 1 showdown

ATHENS — It’s not often one of the top games of the year happens in Week One. But that’s on the agenda today as the No. 13 Tyler Junior College Apaches and the No. 4 Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals…

30 August 2014 [01:22 AM]
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All Saints starts new year with 23-15 win over Timpson

The first game and a new result for the 2014 All Saints Trojans. The Trojans offense built the lead and the defense forced two late turnovers to preserve a 23-15 victory over Timpson in the second game of the Tyler…

30 August 2014 [01:18 AM]
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Hanks, Brook Hill win shootout over Edgewood, 49-42

BULLARD — Brook Hill and Edgewood combined for 1,036 yards of total offense in a high-octane showing on Friday night in the first game of the Brook Hill Football Classic at Herrington Stadium. After a sluggish start, the Brook…

30 August 2014 [01:08 AM]
Hallsville rocks defending state champion Carthage, 52-20

HALLSVILLE — The Hallsville Bobcats started the season off right with a dominant 52-20 victory over defending state champion Carthage on Friday night at Bobcat Stadium. Quarterback Wyatt Wolverton, replacing two-year do-everything starter Macailyn Wilder, accounted for five touchdowns on…

30 August 2014 [01:03 AM]
Tatum routs Newton, 39-7

TATUM — Chaston Brooks got his senior season started off right, completing 16 of 22 passes for 237 yards and four touchdowns, guiding the state-ranked Tatum Eagles to a surprisingly easy 39-7 decision over the Newton Eagles Friday night in…

30 August 2014 [01:01 AM]
Hooks defeats Harmony, 34-21

HARMONY — Michah Wall threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another as the Hooks Hornets opened the 2014 football season with a 34-21 win over the Harmony Eagles on Friday. Hooks jumped out to a 20-7 first quarter lead…

30 August 2014 [12:59 AM]
White Oak stops Redwater, 35-13

WHITE OAK — Someone forgot to tell the White Oak Roughnecks that with only three returning starters, this was to be a rebuilding year, and the Redwater Dragons took a beating, 35-13. The game got off to a fast start…

30 August 2014 [12:55 AM]
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Defense, DB Gipson spark John Tyler past Plano, 30-12

When John Tyler’s offense was struggling to finish drives, junior defensive back Bryston Gipson took matters into his own hands. Gipson took an interception 50 yards to the house early in the third quarter for the first score of the…

30 August 2014 [12:55 AM]
Hawkins rolls over Winona, 44-14

WINONA — Hawkins Hawks opened the season in impressive fashion with a 44-14 win over Winona Wildcats Friday. Hawkins jumped out to an 8-0 first-quarter lead on a 12-yard Cole Harwell run and Kardaylan Tennyson 2-point conversion. The Hawks increased…

30 August 2014 [12:54 AM]
Mebane sparks Bullard past Groesbeck, 41-14

BULLARD — Connor Mebane led the Bullard Panthers past Groesbeck, 41-14, on Friday night in the season opener. Mebane went 18 for 23 passing on the night with four touchdowns and finished the game with 369 yards passing. Bullard scoreed…

30 August 2014 [12:52 AM]
Gladewater-Daingerfield game site changed

Tonight's Gladewater at Daingerfield high school football game originally scheduled for Daingerfield has been moved to Gladewater due to a power outage at Daingerfield.…

29 August 2014 [05:54 PM]
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John Tyler geared up to take on 6A Plano

Two of the winningest teams in Texas high school football history are coming off 7-4 years. Both will be eager to start the new season with a win. Plano, third in all-time wins with 738, comes to Trinity Mother Frances…

29 August 2014 [12:37 AM]
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Chapel Hill product Lee aims to finish on a high note at UNT

DENTON — The 2013 season, one which ended with North Texas in a bowl game for the first time in a decade, was definitely a year to remember for Lairamie Lee. However, the former Chapel Hill HS defensive back who…

29 August 2014 [12:34 AM]