Runs in the Family: Niedrauer siblings, once home-schooled, now standouts for Tyler Lee in football, swimming and cross country

Who had the idea to uproot years of home schooling and enter public high school? That question is immediately answered by senior Chana Niedrauer and sophomore Sarah Niedrauer, both pointing at their older brother, Nathan. The three siblings are all standout athletes for Tyler Lee. Chana, 17, is the defending district champion for swimming in…

Football: Carthage's Ingram highlights Top 3 for Week 7

Top 3 QUARTERBACKS 1. Heath Hood, White Oak - The Roughnecks took down previously unbeaten Hughes Springs thanks to Hood passing for 3 TDs (10, 67, 8) and rushing for 3 TDs (48, 55, 8) as White Oak moved to 3-3 overall and a 1-0 start in 8-3A Division I. 2. Aaron Brown, Gilmer - In a three-point loss to Pleasant Grove, Brown passed for 393

Cross Country: Tyler Lee boys first, girls second at 11-6A meet

Tyler Lee’s Haftu Knight breezed across the finish line to win his third straight individual district title, but it was Ben Watters who provided the vital performance to net the Red Raiders the District 11-6A boys’ cross country championship. Watters was Lee’s sixth finisher in the race held early Saturday morning at UT Tyler’s Citizens

No. 4 Trinity Valley honors fallen teammates then crushes No. 9 TJC 55-6

ATHENS - An emotionally charged Trinity Valley Cardinals team honored their fallen teammates and then rolled to an impressive 55-6 win over Tyler Junior College on Saturday afternoon at Bruce Field. The No. 4 Cardinals improved to 6-1 on the season and 4-1 in Southwest Junior College Football Conference play. No. 9 TJC lost its second straight

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Tyler Lee team tennis begins playoffs Tuesday vs. Conroe Oak Ridge

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Deshaun Watson shines again as Texans beat Browns 33-17

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16 October 2017 [01:23 AM]
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High School Football State Scores

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15 October 2017 [12:38 AM]
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Football: Carthage's Ingram highlights Top 3 for Week 7

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14 October 2017 [05:55 PM]
Cross Country: Tyler Lee boys first, girls second at 11-6A meet

Tyler Lee’s Haftu Knight breezed across the finish line to win his third straight individual district title, but it was Ben Watters who provided the vital performance to net the Red Raiders the District 11-6A boys’ cross country championship. Watters…

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Bishop Gorman stays undefeated with 28-3 victory at Brook Hill

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14 October 2017 [02:22 AM]
Volleyball Roundup

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All Saints scores win

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Volleyball: Tyler Lee takes care of North Mesquite

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Grace Community wins a shootout at Irving Cistercian, 56-55

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14 October 2017 [12:10 AM]
Van defeats Brownsboro, 49-35

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13 October 2017 [11:52 PM]
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13 October 2017 [11:49 PM]
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