Raiders' Carr embraces, excels at new receiver role

With three games left in the regular season, senior Trevor Carr is tied for third on the Red Raiders in rushing touchdowns and has 258 total yards of offense — as a slot receiver. Carr caught four passes for 46 yards last week in a loss to Garland and enters Thursday’s road test at North Garland third on REL with 20 catches. Not bad fo…

HS Volleyball Roundup: Whitehouse, Lindale both win

Whitehouse and Lindale both kept the pace in the race for the District 16-5A title. Whitehouse took down John Tyler 3-0 at the Lions Den while Lindale earned a 3-1 road win over Corsicana on Tuesday.

TAPPS Notebook: Guard bounce back with big win

Coming off a potentially demoralizing defeat the week before, Bullard Brook Hill showed no ill effects Friday against Bishop Gorman in a key TAPPS D-II District 2 showdown. After a 55-14 setback against Grace Community, the Guard jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead en route to a 36-20 victory, handing the Crusaders their first loss of the year.

Hickman enjoying golden year on links

It was almost 30 years ago that retired Palestine car dealer Jess Hickman received a phone call from local golf pro Terry Brown. He was advised to buy his son some new golf clubs.

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Athens RB Fuller is ASB Player of the Week

Logan Fuller, Athens’ standout running back, is the Week 8 American State Bank — Player of the Week, Tim Haugh, ASB General Manager of Consumer Finance, announced on Tuesday. Fuller, the big, bruising running back for Athens, led the Hornets…

22 October 2014 [12:33 AM]
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Hickman enjoying golden year on links

It was almost 30 years ago that retired Palestine car dealer Jess Hickman received a phone call from local golf pro Terry Brown. He was advised to buy his son some new golf clubs. “Those old Wilson K-28s weren’t cutting…

22 October 2014 [12:04 AM]
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Raiders' Carr embraces, excels at new receiver role

With three games left in the regular season, senior Trevor Carr is tied for third on the Red Raiders in rushing touchdowns and has 258 total yards of offense — as a slot receiver. Carr caught four passes for 46…

22 October 2014 [12:02 AM]
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TAPPS Notebook: Guard bounce back with big win

Coming off a potentially demoralizing defeat the week before, Bullard Brook Hill showed no ill effects Friday against Bishop Gorman in a key TAPPS D-II District 2 showdown. After a 55-14 setback against Grace Community, the Guard jumped out to…

22 October 2014 [12:00 AM]
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HS Volleyball Roundup: Whitehouse, Lindale both win

Whitehouse and Lindale both kept the pace in the race for the District 16-5A title. Whitehouse took down John Tyler 3-0 at the Lions Den while Lindale earned a 3-1 road win over Corsicana on Tuesday. Both the LadyCats (26-11)…

21 October 2014 [11:57 PM]
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Apaches Ladies win own golf tourney

BULLARD — The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies captured the top two team spots and the top eight individual places to dominate their own TJC Fall Intercollegiate Golf Tournament held Monday and Tuesday at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club. The TJC…

21 October 2014 [10:53 PM]
Apache Notebook: TJC VB honoring sophomores

The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies volleyball team, ranked No. 4 in the nation, will honor their sophomores during their match with Paris Junior College at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Please note the match was moved to an earlier starting time.…

21 October 2014 [10:49 PM]
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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time. Sam was…

21 October 2014 [03:02 PM]
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NFL creates Sportsmanship Award for players

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl. The award will be part of the NFL Honors…

21 October 2014 [12:10 PM]
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2 Oklahoma St players arrested for intoxication

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two Oklahoma State football players were arrested over the weekend on complaints of public intoxication. A Stillwater police arrest report indicates that sophomore receiver Jhajuan Seales and freshman cornerback Juwan Offray were taken into custody early…

21 October 2014 [11:55 AM]
UT Tyler soccer stops Hardin-Simmons' historic streak

ABILENE — Not since the year 2000 had the Hardin-Simmons Cowgirls lost an American Southwest Conference soccer match, but that streak ended on Saturday as the UT Tyler Patriots handed HSU a 1-0 loss. Senior Lindsey Halbrook scored the wonder-goal…

19 October 2014 [11:26 PM]
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Richland stops Apaches

Visible signs of frustration were on the pitch as the clock wound down at the Pat Hartley Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon. The Richland College Thunderducks scored their second victory of the season over No. 5 Tyler Junior College, shutting…

19 October 2014 [11:16 PM]
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No. 15 Navarro defeats No. 11 TJC, 58-45

CORSICANA — Tyler Junior College saw its six-game winning streak come to an end on a breezy Saturday afternoon at the home of fruitcakes and the Collin Street Bakery. It was a game nuttier than a fruitcake as the No.…

19 October 2014 [12:04 AM]
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Week 8 East Texas Honor Roll

All-Around Hunter Anderson, Harmony: The Eagles playmaker finished with 11 tackles on defense and a caused a fumble. He also blocked a kick on special teams. Martin Guzman, Bishop Gorman: The Crusaders junior finished with eight tackles on defense and…

18 October 2014 [11:54 PM]
Texas College falls to 0-7 with 62-6 loss

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Morris Henderson ran for 222 yards and four touchdowns as Lincoln routed Texas College 62-6, sending the Steers to their seventh straight loss of the season. The Blue Tigers (1-5) led 35-0 at halftime to pick…

18 October 2014 [11:16 PM]
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Lee Wrap: Red Raiders on short end of 11-6A shootout

Robert E. Lee was on the wrong side of the record books Friday against Garland, but could’ve ended up on the right side of the scoreline. Only no one was able to latch on to an onside kick that was…

18 October 2014 [10:31 PM]
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JT Wrap: Lions must rebound from district setback

John Tyler (5-2, 3-1) played a second straight top-10 battle that came down to the final kick, falling 30-27 to Ennis on Friday. After going three years without a district loss, JT has lost district games in back-to-back years. The…

18 October 2014 [10:18 PM]
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Gorman dominates TAPPS 2-4A cross country

DALLAS — Bishop Gorman boys and girls won the TAPPS 2-4A cross country championship on Thursday at Norbuck Park. Sharon Kariampuza finished the 2-mile race in 12 minutes, 47 seconds to place second individually to lead the Lady Crusaders to…

18 October 2014 [10:14 PM]
Patriots beat Howard Payne

BROWNWOOD — After one win in the last seven matches, the UT Tyler men's soccer team picked up a crucial 3-0 win over Howard Payne in American Southwest Conference action on Friday afternoon. The Patriots (6-2-4, 2-2-2) and Howard Payne…

18 October 2014 [02:16 AM]
Patriot women extend unbeaten streak

BROWNWOOD — The No. 21 ranked UT Tyler women’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to nine games, defeating American Southwest Conference opponent Howard Payne 3-0 on Friday. The Patriots recorded their ninth shutout of the season. UT Tyler (9-1-1,…

18 October 2014 [02:14 AM]
Walker, Smith help Pleasant Grove stop Spring Hill

TEXARKANA — DeVuntay Walker ran for 192 yards and two touchdowns and Jacob Smith had two late interceptions to snuff out a Spring Hill rally and Pleasant Grove took a big step toward the playoffs with a 38-20 win Friday…

18 October 2014 [02:08 AM]
TJC men, women pick up soccer victories

The Tyler Junior College soccer teams swept a doubleheader on Friday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex. In the first game, the No. 2 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies downed No. 4 Eastern Florida State College, 3-2. The Apaches, ranked No.…

18 October 2014 [01:55 AM]
Brooks throws Tatum past Center, 46-6

TATUM — Chaston Brooks tossed three second-half touchdown passes and the Tatum Eagles pulled away from the Center Roughriders en route to a 46-6 win on Friday. Brooks scored on a 1-yard run late in the first quarter to put…

18 October 2014 [01:54 AM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Lee stops slide with win over Garland

Robert E. Lee made quick work of Garland winning in sweep fashion Friday at REL Varsity Gymnasium. The Lady Raiders won 25-13, 25-9, 25-6 to end a three-game skid and put themselves back in the postseason conversation. The victory moves…

18 October 2014 [01:54 AM]