Playoffs at stake for Robert E. Lee girls vs. Naaman Forest

For the second time in four days, Robert E. Lee girls basketball goes on the road to face Garland Naaman Forest. The Lady Raiders won at Naaman Forest by one point on Tuesday in both teams’ regular-season finales. Now the teams meet in Rockwall with the winner receiving the final playoff spot from…

Patriot Notebook: No. 1 UT Tyler softball hosts HSU in ASC opener

After just one pre-conference game, the No. 1-ranked UT Tyler Patriots will open American Southwest Conference play with a weekend series against Hardin-Simmons at UT Tyler Ballpark’s Suddenlink Field. There is a single game on Friday scheduled for 4 p.m. with a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m. UT Tyler

Brook Hill's Bickerstaff puts an 'I' in team

Bailey Bickerstaff, 18, is set to compete in Friday’s TAPPS Swimming State Championships. As Brook Hill’s lone swimmer, she has competed at the state level every year since the ninth grade. Although Bickerstaff is the only member of the Brook Hill School swim team, her journey has not been the lonely road one might imagine.  “I get the

Grace's McCracken signs to play soccer at John Brown Video

Grace Community senior Allie McCracken admits she got a little burned out on soccer during her junior year. After watching the U.S. women win the World Cup over the summer before her senior year, her love of soccer was rekindled and McCracken knew she wanted keep playing. “I just loved watching how excited they got when they scored and that

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Apache Notebook: TJC baseball, softball keep stacking wins

Ryan Cheatham, a sophomore from Whitehouse and one of the Apaches’ aces on the mound, earned NJCAA Player of the Week honors for Division III. On the season, Cheatham is 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00 for Tyler Junior College.…

11 February 2016 [11:21 PM]
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Playoffs at stake for Robert E. Lee girls vs. Naaman Forest Video

For the second time in four days, Robert E. Lee girls basketball goes on the road to face Garland Naaman Forest. The Lady Raiders won at Naaman Forest by one point on Tuesday in both teams’ regular-season finales. Now the…

11 February 2016 [11:15 PM]
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Patriot Notebook: No. 1 UT Tyler softball hosts HSU in ASC opener

After just one pre-conference game, the No. 1-ranked UT Tyler Patriots will open American Southwest Conference play with a weekend series against Hardin-Simmons at UT Tyler Ballpark’s Suddenlink Field. There is a single game on Friday scheduled for 4 p.m.…

11 February 2016 [11:06 PM]
UT Tyler women win again, men snap skid at Belhaven

JACKSON, Miss. - The No. 5 UT Tyler women’s basketball team extended their winning streak to 14 games, while the Patriot men’s team snapped a four-game skid on Thursday against Belhaven University in a non-conference basketball doubleheader at Rugg Arena.…

11 February 2016 [10:51 PM]
Rose Capital East Little League

It is time for the Rose Capital East Little League signup. Walkup registration and player evaluations are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Golden Road Park, 2300 McDonald Road, in Tyler. Register online at rosecapitaleast.com. Check…

11 February 2016 [07:56 PM]
Class 4A TSWA All-State Football: Athens' Logan, Tarvon Fuller on first team

BRYAN - Navasota record-setting senior wide receiver Tren’Davian Dickson was the offensive player of the year on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state football team. Dickson, already enrolled at Baylor, had 82 catches for 1,525 yards…

11 February 2016 [07:51 PM]
Class 2A TSWA All-State Football: Alto's Alvarado on first team

BRYAN - Canadian, which won the Class 2A Division I state football championship, swept player of the year honors on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s 2A team. Senior quarterback Tanner Schaefer took offensive honors by throwing for 4,053…

11 February 2016 [07:49 PM]
High School Basketball Stats, Feb. 11

Girls Scoring Cheyenne Grubbs, Union Grove 17.9 Destini Whitehead, John Tyler 17.8 Alyssa Mayfield, John Tyler 15.2 Summer Grubbs, Union Grove 15.0 Erin Brinkley, Robert E. Lee 13.9 Ashtyn Beal, John Tyler 13.4 Ja Kayla Bowie, Robert E. Lee 13.1…

11 February 2016 [07:29 PM]
McLennan hands Tyler first baseball loss of year

The Tyler Junior College Apache baseball team dropped its first game of the season, an 8-0 decision to McLennan Community College on Wednesday at Mike Carter Field. The Highlanders led 1-0 until the seventh when they plated six runs. James…

10 February 2016 [10:51 PM]
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TJC men win on last-second 3-pointer

Kwinton Hinson knocked down a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds remaining and Eden Ewing had a double-double as Tyler Junior College defeated Highway 31 rival Navarro College, 54-51, on Wednesday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. “We ran a good play and Ronnie (Stacy)…

10 February 2016 [10:45 PM]
Hitchcock powers Lee girls to 5-0 win over North Garland

GARLAND - Kourtney Hitchcock scored two goals as part of a five-goal barrage from Robert E. Lee in a 5-0 win over North Garland on Wednesday night. The Lady Raiders also received goals from Abby Tillson, Priscilla Rincon and Alex…

10 February 2016 [10:41 PM]
TJC softball scores sweep, including 30-0 win

BULLARD - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies swept their Peach State visitors Georgia Highlands College in a softball doubleheader on Wednesday at Schwab Field on The Brook Hill School campus. TJC improved to 11-0 with 30-0 and 10-1 (five…

10 February 2016 [10:39 PM]
No. 21 Blinn hands No. 22 Tyler fourth straight loss

BRENHAM - The No. 22 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies dropped their third straight road game and fourth contest overall 81-68 against the No. 21 Blinn College Lady Bucs on Wednesday. The Apache Ladies (19-7, 9-7) return home on Saturday…

10 February 2016 [10:29 PM]
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Brook Hill's Bickerstaff puts an 'I' in team

Bailey Bickerstaff, 18, is set to compete in Friday’s TAPPS Swimming State Championships. As Brook Hill’s lone swimmer, she has competed at the state level every year since the ninth grade. Although Bickerstaff is the only member of the Brook…

10 February 2016 [09:42 PM]
Robert E. Lee girls to play Naaman Forest in play-in game Friday

Robert E. Lee’s District 11-6A fourth-place playoff against Garland Naaman Forest is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Rockwall High School. The Lady Raiders defeated Naaman Forest 42-41 in Garland on Tuesday to force the playoff play-in game. The winner…

10 February 2016 [07:52 PM]
Grace boys soccer tops Gorman 6-1

Senior Derrick Wong and sophomore Jacob Williams each had two goals and an assist to lead Grace Community to a 6-1 victory over Bishop Gorman in TAPPS D-II District 2 boys soccer action on Tuesday at McCallum Stadium. Wong scored…

10 February 2016 [07:10 PM]
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Grace's McCracken signs to play soccer at John Brown Video

Grace Community senior Allie McCracken admits she got a little burned out on soccer during her junior year. After watching the U.S. women win the World Cup over the summer before her senior year, her love of soccer was rekindled…

10 February 2016 [06:04 PM]
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Bishop Gorman athletes headed to the next level

Trinity University gained a few more Crusaders while another Bishop Gorman standout is going to stay a Crusader in college. Bishop T.K. Gorman School held a signing day celebration Tuesday morning for five of its student athletes. Four of the…

10 February 2016 [08:56 AM]
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Griffin garners 1,000th win as Brownsboro defeats WP

WILLS POINT - It was a team effort as the Brownsboro Bearettes defeated Wills Point 65-45 to give head coach Fred Griffin his 1,000th career victory on Tuesday night. The milestone victory also clinched another district championship for Griffin and the…

10 February 2016 [08:39 AM]
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Robert E. Lee's playoff hopes dashed in loss to Naaman Forest

Robert E. Lee needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Garland Naaman Forest never gave the Red Raiders a chance. The visiting Rangers connected on three treys in the opening minutes and a three-point play from Terrell Anderson…

09 February 2016 [11:51 PM]
Soccer Rdp: Lee boys edge N. Garland, 1-0

GARLAND - Alan Fernandez smashed a 30-yard rocket for the only goal of the night Tuesday as Robert E. Lee went on the road and defeated North Garland 1-0. The victory gives Lee (3-2) 10 points in the league standings.…

09 February 2016 [11:44 PM]
Boys Hoops Rdp: Brownsboro Bears clinch 2nd district title

WILLS POINT - The Brownsboro Bears defeated Wills Point 58-36 on Tuesday to clinch their second straight boys basketball District 14-4A championship. It is also the Bears’ fourth league championship in five years. Tamrick Pace had a game-high 15 points,…

09 February 2016 [11:41 PM]
TAPPS Rdp: All Saints rolls to win at 2-4A tournament

The All Saints Trojans jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead and then were somewhat lackadaisical against the underdog Garland Brighter Horizons Academy basketball squad. All Saints coach Eddie Francis pulled his starters and made their sit the remainder of…

09 February 2016 [11:38 PM]
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John Tyler boys, girls sweep 10th doubleheader of 2016

LINDALE - John Tyler made it a perfect 10 in 2016. In the final girls-boys doubleheader of the season, the John Tyler girls and boys swept Lindale to make it 10 sweeps out of 10 in the calendar year. The…

09 February 2016 [11:36 PM]
Troup captures Robert E. Lee Golf Invitational

The Troup Tigers, led by Jamey Scruggs’ 81, captured first place in the Robert E. Lee Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday at Hollytree Country Club. The Tigers carded 346, followed by Bullard Brook Hill (354) and Grace Community (365). Holden…

09 February 2016 [11:29 PM]
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YOESTING: Leicester City an underdog of epic proportions

Everyone loves an underdog. From the Miracle Mets in 1969, the U.S. Olympic hockey team’s Miracle on Ice in 1980 and Jimmy Valvano’s N.C. State’s miraculous buzzer-beater in 1983, underdogs overcoming all odds to win are part of what…

09 February 2016 [11:27 PM]