John Tyler sweeps Nac at home

The Lions Den was home sweet home for John Tyler on Tuesday night. Four days after suffering their first District 16-5A sweep of the season on the road in Lufkin, the John Tyler boys and girls teams returned to their home court and pulled off a convincing sweep of Nacogdoches. The Lions took down the district-leading Dragons 48-41 behind 16 p…

Lee unable to take down Lakeview Centennial

Lakeview Centennial used a 16-3 fourth-quarter run to thwart Robert E. Lee’s upset bid in a 58-44 loss at Varsity Gymnasium.

All Saints boys, Grace girls win in split doubleheader

There was a split decision in TAPPS 2-4A basketball on Tuesday night at All Saints’ Brookshire Gym. Grace Community took the girls game, 64-36, while All Saints claimed the boys contest, 72-52.

HS Soccer Rdp, Jan. 27: Grace girls top BHill

BULLARD — Cheyenne Benner notched a goal in each half to propel Grace Community to its 11th straight win, 3-0 over Bullard Brook Hill on Tuesday night. In the boys game, the Guard scored a 2-1 victory.

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