Apaches take care of business against Kilgore, clinch semifinal spot

Growing up in the Rose City, Danny Palmer embraced the Tyler Junior College and Kilgore College rivalry at an early age. He loves the tradition and pageantry when the two schools get together. Palmer, TJC’s head football coach, also relishes a win over the Rangers. On Saturday, Palmer enjoyed the spectacle plus his No. 18 Apaches scoring a…

Lee's Neal wins 11-6A cross country meet

Robert E. Lee sophomore Mary Claire Neal was a little surprised and excited to have several girls keeping pace with her for the first half of the varsity girls 5K race.

JT Wrap: Defense helps Lions rebound convincingly

John Tyler has lost two district games in the last five seasons. The Lions followed up the first with a disappointing 35-14 loss to Mansfield Legacy in last year’s bi-district playoffs.

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JT Wrap: Defense helps Lions rebound convincingly

John Tyler has lost two district games in the last five seasons. The Lions followed up the first with a disappointing 35-14 loss to Mansfield Legacy in last year’s bi-district playoffs. They responded better on Friday. John…

26 October 2014 [12:09 AM]
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Lee Wrap: Red Raiders win big, but not satsified with performance

Robert E. Lee’s coaches were not happy. Players were unsatisfied and the mood was altogether rather dour on Thursday evening in Garland. You never would’ve guessed Lee not only won the game, but beat North Garland by 35 points. Lee…

26 October 2014 [12:08 AM]
Week 9 East Texas Honor Roll

All AroundLuke Lee, All Saints: Lee had 10 tackles (five solo) and racked up 114 total yards of offense as All Saints beat Dallas Shelton 35-19. Josh Spitzer, Grace Community: The Cougar racked up 22 tackles in Grace’s 44-12 win over…

25 October 2014 [11:37 PM]
College Sports Roundup: Apaches soccer clinches Region XIV title

The Tyler Junior College Apaches clinched the regular-season Region XIV soccer title with a 4-1 win over Coastal Bend on Saturday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex. Yaw Amankwa doled out assists on the first three goals before getting in on…

25 October 2014 [11:35 PM]
Gorman girls second at TAPPS 4A state CC

WACO — Led by fifth-place finisher Sharon Kariampuzha, Bishop Gorman took second place at the TAPPS 4A state cross country meet on Saturday. The Gorman boys finished fourth as a team while the Grace Community boys were 15th. The Lady…

25 October 2014 [11:32 PM]
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Lee's Neal wins 11-6A cross country meet

Robert E. Lee sophomore Mary Claire Neal was a little surprised and excited to have several girls keeping pace with her for the first half of the varsity girls 5K race. But around the midway point, Neal did what she…

25 October 2014 [11:29 PM]
Texas College can't get offense going in 62-0 loss to OBU

SHAWNEE, Okla. — Texas College loaded the bus on Friday with a new attitude, and hopes of coming home with the first win of the season and Rodney Blackshear’s first as the Steers coach. The Bison of Oklahoma Baptist University…

25 October 2014 [11:20 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Lee sweeps North Garland

Robert E. Lee scored a 3-0 win over North Garland on Friday in a District 11-6A volleyball match. Lee won 25-13, 25-22, 25-4. Leaders for the Lady Raiders were Claire Himes (6 kills, 4 blocks), Jamie Mills (5 kills), Jamesha…

25 October 2014 [01:35 AM]
Patriots drop five-setter to Concordia

The UT Tyler volleyball team fell in five sets to American Southwest Conference opponent Concordia-Texas in a hard-fought match Friday night at the Herrington Patriot Center. The loss drops the Patriot’s to 13-9 overall and 10-4 in conference play…

25 October 2014 [01:34 AM]
Apaches blank Laredo Community, 5-0

LAREDO — Nazeem Bartman scored two goals and Tyler Junior College did not allow a shot on its goal as the Apaches blanked Laredo Community College 5-0 Friday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex. Bartman’s first goal came in the third…

25 October 2014 [01:29 AM]
Lee's Neal, Estrada aim for 11-6A CC titles today

The District 11-6A cross country championships will take place today. And for the first time, the meet will be held in Tyler on the UT Tyler campus. The varsity girls 5K race starts things off at 9 a.m. with the…

25 October 2014 [01:24 AM]
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Apaches need to beat rival Kilgore today to secure playoffs

Perhaps the top rivalry in junior college football unfolds today as the No. 18 Tyler Junior College Apaches take on the No. 11 Kilgore College Rangers at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. Kickoff on Earl Campbell Field is scheduled for…

25 October 2014 [01:19 AM]
Waskom cruises past West Rusk, 49-14

WASKOM — The Waskom Wildcats celebrated senior night with a 49-14 win over West Rusk, scoring 21 points in the opening quarter and building a 35-0 halftime lead. Chan Amie opened the scoring for Waskom (7-1, 5-0) with a 78-yard…

25 October 2014 [01:18 AM]
Union Grove wins battle of unbeatens vs. Ore City

UNION GROVE — In a battle of undefeated squads, the Union Grove Lions left little doubt as to who was leader of the pack in District 9-2A Division I, easily disposing of the Ore City Rebels 46-21 before a packed…

25 October 2014 [01:17 AM]
Friday Night Football Scores

Friday Night Scores East Texas Robert E. Lee 42, North Garland 7 John Tyler 33, Corsicana 3 Ennis 55, Lufkin 48 Hallsville 26, Greenville 17 Whitehouse 56, Jacksonville 14 Nacogdoches 42, Lindale 35 Longview 63, Mount Pleasant 6 Sulphur Springs…

25 October 2014 [01:11 AM]
Brownsboro falls to Carthage, 55-14

BROWNSBORO — Carthage quarterback Jared Blissett tied a school record with six touchdown passes and Carthage defeated Brownsboro 55-14 Friday at Bear Stadium. Carthage scored on their first four possession of the contest. Blissett hit Jakeldric Jackson for 22 yards,…

25 October 2014 [01:11 AM]
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John Tyler stifles Corsicana in 33-3 homecoming win

A 30-point win on homecoming is nothing to scoff at, but John Tyler players were eyeing a little bit more. They wanted to keep that goose egg up on the scoreboard. John Tyler held Corsicana to 126 total yards…

25 October 2014 [01:09 AM]
Undefeated Alto defeats Cayuga, 41-13

ALTO — Keenen Johnson rushed for three TDs and passed for two more as the Alto Yellojackets beat Cayuga Wildcats, 41-13, in District 11-2A Division I play Friday. Johnson opened up the scoring for the Yellowjackets with 8:36 remaining in…

25 October 2014 [01:08 AM]
Tinajero kicks Mineola past Jefferson, 30-27

MINEOLA — The Mineola Yellowjackets used a 36-yard, fourth-quarter field goal by Willie Tinajero to sneak away with a 30-27 win over the Jefferson Bulldogs on Friday in District 8-3A Division I play Friday. Mineola, atop the district with a…

25 October 2014 [01:06 AM]
Arp cruises past New Diana

Arp 53, New Diana 8 DIANA — Marcalas Johnson rambled for 162 yards and three touchdowns and Kayce Medlock threw for 230 yards and four TDS as the Arp Tigers defeated the New Diana Eagles 53-8 in District 8-3A Division…

25 October 2014 [01:05 AM]
Troup routs Winona on homecoming

TROUP — The sound of trains running on the tracks close to Tiger Stadium blended with cheers from the home crowd as the Troup Tigers defeated the Winona Wildcats 58-19 Friday night. It was homecoming for the Tigers, who had…

25 October 2014 [01:03 AM]
Chapel Hill pulls away from Kilgore, 38-21

KILGORE — Konnor Hitchcock threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns, leading Chapel Hill to a 38-21 victory over Kilgore on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in a District 9-4A Division I showdown. With the victory, Chapel…

25 October 2014 [01:00 AM]
Defense comes through for All Saints

The All Saints defense defended their territory and came up with a homecoming victory. All Saints intercepted four passes, including two from Nathan Jasper, as the Trojans scored a 35-19 victory over Dallas Shelton in a TAPPS Division II District…

25 October 2014 [12:57 AM]
Gilmer stays unbeaten, routs Bullard

BULLARD — It might be said that the Boyds bullied Bullard. Half-brothers Kris Boyd and DeMarco Boyd hoofed for a combined five touchdowns as the unconquered Gilmer Buckeyes waged a 49-7 win over the Bullard Panthers in a District 5-4A…

25 October 2014 [12:55 AM]
Sharp helps Sabine top Quitman, 41-14

QUITMAN — Tanner Sharp accounted for five touchdowns as Sabine took a 41-14 victory over Quitman on Friday. After Sam Smith got the Cardinals on the board with a one-yard run in the first quarter, Sharp had a hand in…

25 October 2014 [12:54 AM]
Brooks, Whitehouse race past J'ville

WHITEHOUSE — Nate Brooks completed 22 of 32 passes for 226 yards and a TD and ran for 127 yards on 19 carries with two more scores to help Whitehouse take care of the Jacksonville Indians 56-14 Friday at Wildcat…

25 October 2014 [12:48 AM]
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Gladewater defense secures victory over Pleasant Grove, 41-21

GLADEWATER — The Gladewater Bears seemed in complete control of their game Friday against Pleasant Grove, but a fight back by the visitors made things interesting in the closing minutes. In the end, the Gladewater defense made back-to-back plays to…

25 October 2014 [12:43 AM]
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Brook Hill gets past Legacy Christian, 45-35

BULLARD — The Brook Hill Guard celebrated homecoming in commanding fashion, beating the Frisco Legacy Christian Eagles 45-35 on Friday night at Herrington Stadium. Senior quarterback Grant Hanks threw for 213 yards and four touchdowns in the first half alone…

25 October 2014 [12:41 AM]
Grace stops Prince of Peace

Zach Tatman rushed for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another as the Grace Community Cougars beat Carrollton Prince of Peace 44-12 on Friday in a TAPPS Division II District 2 football game at Clyde-Perkins Stadium. Grace (6-3, 4-1)…

25 October 2014 [12:33 AM]