Red Raiders, Marshall finish scrimmage all square, 26-26

Robert E. Lee and Marshall produced an even affair Friday in their controlled football scrimmage at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The Red Raiders scored two touchdowns, both through the air, in the first half of the scrimmage. Lee then scored two more during the live quarter. Junior quarterback Zach Hall was a perfect 7 for 7 on Lee’…

Apache Ladies begin season with wins at Invite

The Tyler Junior College volleyball team began their season with two victories Friday as the Apache Ladies hosted the Dana Hatch Volleyball Invite at Wagstaff Gymnasium. TJC took out Colby (Kansas) Community College 3-1 (28-26, 25-21, 20-25, 25-19) first before polishing off Western Texas 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-23).

Lee win streak stopped by Texas High, Whitehouse

Robert E. Lee’s seven match winning streak was stopped on Thursday at REL Varsity Gymnasium thanks in large part to Texas High’s Chanell Hayes and Whitehouse’s Ashton Ates.

VIDEOS: Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award 2014 watch list revealed

Inaugural winner Bryce Petty, along with Cayuga’s Malcolme Kennedy, is included on the watch list for the second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. The list was unveiled to grand fanfare on Wednesday during the Ninth Annual East Texas Kick-Off Luncheon at Harvey Convention Center.

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Apache Ladies begin season with wins at Invite

The Tyler Junior College volleyball team began their season with two victories Friday as the Apache Ladies hosted the Dana Hatch Volleyball Invite at Wagstaff Gymnasium. TJC took out Colby (Kansas) Community College 3-1 (28-26, 25-21, 20-25, 25-19) first before…

23 August 2014 [12:13 AM]
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Red Raiders, Marshall finish scrimmage all square

Robert E. Lee and Marshall produced an even affair Friday in their controlled football scrimmage at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The Red Raiders scored two touchdowns, both through the air, in the first half of the scrimmage. Lee then…

22 August 2014 [11:31 PM]
Bullard, Jacksonville tie 14-14 in their scrimmage

BULLARD — The Bullard Panthers and Jacksonville fought to a 14-14 tie in a football scrimmage Friday morning at Panther Stadium. After each team swapped out offensive sets and series, the two teams lined up for a live quarter of…

22 August 2014 [11:18 PM]
Apaches scrimmaging ETBU Saturday in Marshall

MARSHALL — The Tyler Junior College Apache football team is scheduled to scrimmage East Texas Baptist University tonight at Ornelas Stadium. The scrimmage is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The Apaches, ranked No. 13 in the preseason poll after…

22 August 2014 [11:16 PM]
Lions dominate Mt. Pleasant in scrimmage

MOUNT PLEASANT — After a scrimmage in which John Tyler absolutely dominated Mount Pleasant on both sides of the ball, Lions head coach Ricklan Holmes still had strong words for his team. Holmes told his players that despite their success…

22 August 2014 [11:13 PM]
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VIDEO: More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in…

22 August 2014 [10:12 AM]
TJC volleyball begins season Friday in annual Dana Hatch Invitational

NJCAA preseason No. 5-ranked Tyler Junior College begins their 2014 volleyball season with the annual Dana Hatch Invitational today and Saturday on the TJC campus. The Dana Hatch Invite will feature 12 teams ranging from Texas to Kansas to Missouri…

22 August 2014 [02:45 AM]
Lions on the road to scrimmage Mt. Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT — John Tyler opens the 2014 football season at home next week against Plano. But first, the Lions head to Mount Pleasant for a scrimmage today against the Tigers. The varsity scrimmage is set for 7:30 p.m. at…

22 August 2014 [02:19 AM]
Lee's lone tune-up for season Friday vs. Marshall

Robert E. Lee’s one and only dress rehearsal for the upcoming football season will take place today when the Red Raiders scrimmage Marshall. And Lee coach Darrell Piske has two main things he wants to get accomplished. “No. 1 we…

22 August 2014 [02:17 AM]
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Lee win streak stopped by Texas High, Whitehouse

Robert E. Lee’s seven match winning streak was stopped on Thursday at REL Varsity Gymnasium thanks in large part to Texas High’s Chanell Hayes and Whitehouse’s Ashton Ates. Both middle hitters led their teams to victory over the Lady Raiders…

22 August 2014 [12:01 AM]
Harmony tops Troup in football scrimmage

TROUP — The Troup Tigers and Harmony Eagles had one final tune-up for the upcoming football season with a controlled scrimmage at Tiger Stadium on Thursday night. The format set up the first-team offenses going 10 plays against first-team defenses…

21 August 2014 [11:08 PM]
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VIDEO: Marshall, Texas honors native Y.A. Tittle

MARSHALL, Texas (AP) — The Marshall school board has voted unanimously to name its high school football field house in honor of hometown sports legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle. Tittle is 87 and lives in Atherton,…

21 August 2014 [03:11 PM]
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VIDEO: Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago. Coach Jason Garrett said…

21 August 2014 [03:02 PM]
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Hackett, Frogs hungry for new bowl streak

FORT WORTH — Last season marked a first for Chris Hackett, and it’s a feeling he’d rather not experience again over his final two seasons at TCU. That’s because since the Horned Frogs finished 4-8 (2-7 in the Big 12)…

20 August 2014 [11:38 PM]
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award 2014 watch list revealed

Inaugural winner Bryce Petty, along with Cayuga’s Malcolme Kennedy, is included on the watch list for the second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. The list was unveiled to grand fanfare on Wednesday during the Ninth Annual East Texas Kick-Off…

20 August 2014 [12:47 PM]
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Mt. Enterprise's Pope ready for encore at SMU

DALLAS — Kevin Pope honestly didn’t know if he had played his final down of football at SMU or not. That date was Dec. 7, 2013, when the Mustangs hosted UCF at Ford Stadium on a 24-degree Saturday when the…

20 August 2014 [11:14 AM]
No. 3 Troup defeats Rusk in four games

TROUP — The Troup Lady Tigers, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A, upped their season record to 8-3 on the year by getting past a pesky Rusk Lady Eagles crew in four games, 25-21, 25-21, 25-27, and 25-23 Tuesday at…

20 August 2014 [12:29 AM]
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Tuesday VB Roundup: John Tyler sweeps Kilgore

KILGORE — John Tyler went on the road again Tuesday and made sure it would be a quick trip as the Lady Lions swept Kilgore in three games, 25-21, 25-19 and 25-18. A few days removed from competing in the…

20 August 2014 [12:16 AM]
TJC volleyball begins season ranked No. 5

The Tyler Junior College, fresh off a national runner-up spot in 2013, is ranked No. 5 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Preseason Volleyball Poll, the league office in Colorado Springs, Colorado announced on Tuesday. Defending national champion Blinn,…

19 August 2014 [11:53 PM]
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Lady Raiders notch seventh win in a row

Robert E. Lee volleyball began the night on a six-match winning streak, but fell quickly behind 6-1 in Game 1 of its home opener Tuesday to Pine Tree. REL head coach Melissa Lee was tempted to call a timeout, but…

19 August 2014 [11:42 PM]
Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

JOSEPH WHITE, AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice is…

19 August 2014 [12:26 PM]
Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward. It was a…

19 August 2014 [12:12 PM]
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Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing…

19 August 2014 [11:51 AM]
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Lady Raiders beat Lindale to win Longview Tournament

LONGVIEW — Robert E. Lee sophomore Jamie Mills pounded down 10 kills to lead the Lady Raiders past Lindale 2-0 Saturday afternoon in the final of the championship bracket at the Longview Tournament. Lee won 25-22, 25-19 to complete a…

16 August 2014 [10:30 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Lady Lions go 1-2 in Garland Tournament

GARLAND — John Tyler finished the Garland Tournament with a win and two losses on Saturday, finishing the tournament with a 3-4 mark. The Lady Lions suffered a 25-15, 25-17 defeat to Gilmer before rebounding to knock…

16 August 2014 [10:29 PM]