Troup wins state golf title

The Troup Tigers are on top of the golf world. Troup captured the UIL Class 3A State Golf Tournament on Tuesday in Austin. The Tigers won by 15 strokes over runner-up Brock. In Class 2A, Grapeland won the team title. CLASS 3A On the Grey Rock Golf Course, the Tigers carded a two-day total of 621. Brock was…

Robert E. Lee football annual spring Red and White game Wednesday at HS

Robert E. Lee will host its annual Red and White spring football game at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Red Raider Field on the high school campus. It is the final time the entire REL team will be together before reconvening in the fall. REL coach Clayton George said the spring game is a culmination of everything his

Join Patriot softball & see the country

UT Tyler softball coach Mike Reed could easily use the slogan, “Join the Patriots, see the country and win some championships” in his recruiting pitch. In earning their sixth World Series berth, Reed has taken the Patriots to four different states to compete in the national championship. This year, the NCAA Division III World Series is in

TJC Baseball: Fighting for a 5th

The Tyler Junior College baseball team has won four national championships - two in Texas and two in North Carolina. The Apaches would like to make Tennessee their third state to hoist the trophy. TJC will get that chance later this week when the Apaches compete in the NJCAA Division III World Series at Pioneer Field in Greeneville, Tennessee.

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TJC Baseball: Fighting for a 5th

The Tyler Junior College baseball team has won four national championships - two in Texas and two in North Carolina. The Apaches would like to make Tennessee their third state to hoist the trophy. TJC will get that chance later…

23 May 2017 [11:22 PM]
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Apaches second at golf nationals

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com Tyler Junior College, led by top 10 golfers Garrett White and Marco Maldonado, are in second place after Tuesday’s first round of the NJCAA Division II National Golf Tournament being held at Longbow Golf Club in…

23 May 2017 [11:17 PM]
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Join Patriot softball & see the country

UT Tyler softball coach Mike Reed could easily use the slogan, “Join the Patriots, see the country and win some championships” in his recruiting pitch. In earning their sixth World Series berth, Reed has taken the Patriots to four different…

23 May 2017 [11:12 PM]
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High School Baseball Playoffs (updated thru 5/23)

UIL Baseball Playoffs CLASS 6A REGION II Regional Semifinals Rockwall-Heath (33-8) vs. Klein Collins (26-8) At University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton Game 1: 5 p.m. Friday Game 2: 30 minutes after Game 1 Game 3: 1 p.m. Saturday, if necessary…

23 May 2017 [11:05 PM]
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UIL Softball Playoff Pairings (updated thru 5/23)

UIL Softball Playoffs CLASS 6A Region II Regional Finals Conroe The Woodlands (31-9) vs. Austin Bowie (26-4) All Games At Mumford High School Game 1: 4:30 p.m. Friday Game 2: 30 minutes after Game 1 Game 3: 7 p.m. Saturday,…

23 May 2017 [11:04 PM]
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Troup wins state golf title

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com The Troup Tigers are on top of the golf world. Troup captured the UIL Class 3A State Golf Tournament on Tuesday in Austin. The Tigers won by 15 strokes over runner-up Brock. In Class 2A, Grapeland…

23 May 2017 [10:54 PM]
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Troup leading 3A golf tournament

After mining silver last year, the Troup golfers have a different precious metal on their minds. The Tigers are 18 holes away from achieving that goal of gold. Troup, led by Jake Smelser’s 3-over 75, are atop the UIL Class…

22 May 2017 [11:50 PM]
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Lindner comes closest to jackpot

There was no million dollar jackpot given away, but there were still plenty of winners on a chilly, windy and rainy day at Hollytree Country Club. More than 50 golfers took a shot at the big money during the 31st…

22 May 2017 [11:38 PM]
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Scarber, Frye capture Margaritaville golf

After an opening round 59, 12 under par, the talented team of Brett Scarber and Jeremy Frye shot a 31 Sunday during a rain and storm shortened final round to win the 2017 Margaritaville Tournament at The Cascades Golf &…

21 May 2017 [10:12 PM]
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Cal Lutheran wins West Regional

Thunder, lightning and not even Tornados could stand in the way of the Cal Lutheran baseball team as they captured the 2017 NCAA Division III West Regional Championship with a 9-7 victory over the Concordia-Texas Tornados on Sunday evening to…

21 May 2017 [09:45 PM]
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Ace contest moved to Monday

Due to heavy rains on Sunday, the 31st annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Final Event has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, following the Patriot Golf Classic. The finals are slated for hole No. 11 at…

21 May 2017 [09:31 PM]
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Area teams set for state golf

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com East Texas will be well-represented at the UIL Boys State Golf Tournament on Monday and Tuesday in the Austin area. The Troup Tigers are making a remarkable eighth consecutive trip to the U.S. Open of Texas…

21 May 2017 [09:25 PM]
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West Regional final moved to Mike Carter

The NCAA Division III West Regional baseball championship between Cal Lutherna and Concordia-Texas will be played at Mike Carter Field at 4 p.m. Sunday. Heavy rains forced the move from UT Tyler’s Irwin Field to the turf field at Mike…

21 May 2017 [03:39 PM]
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Overton sweeps Kerens

CORSICANA - Crawford Bobbitt delivered a walk-off RBI single to push Overton past Kerens 7-6 Saturday and sweep their Class 2A Region III quarterfinal series. Overton won Game 1 7-2 on Friday. The Mustangs (25-4) advance to the regional…

21 May 2017 [12:07 AM]
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Softball: UT Tyler headed back to World Series

The UT Tyler softball team is headed back to the College World Series. KK Stevens and Whitney Romero homered to power the No. 4 Patriots to a 7-3 win over No. 10 East Texas Baptist on Saturday, sweeping their NCAA…

20 May 2017 [11:45 PM]
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Baseball: Apaches earn fourth straight World Series berth

Make it four straight for the Tyler Junior College baseball team. The Apaches scored a 12-6 win over Brookhaven on Saturday to clinch their fourth consecutive NJCAA Division III World Series berth. TJC defeated the Bears in the championship game…

20 May 2017 [11:36 PM]
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Margaritaville Golf

In spite of a two-hour rain delay early Saturday morning, the 2017 Margaritaville Golf Tournament at The Cascades Golf & Country Club got off to a riveting start with the team of Brett Scarber and Jeremy Frye setting the pace…

20 May 2017 [11:05 PM]
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16 qualify for ace finals

Sixteen golfers qualified on Friday for the finals of the 31st Annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest. Qualifiers during the regular shift were: Clay Dickeson of Tyler (6 inches), Rodney Gordon of Bullard (8 inches), Mike…

20 May 2017 [12:24 AM]
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Baseball: Gilmer shocks Kilgore

GARY - Gilmer rallied from a 4-0 deficit with three runs in the third and added three more in the fourth inning to defeat 15-4A champion Kilgore 6-5 on Friday evening to punch its ticket to the Class 4A Regional…

19 May 2017 [11:58 PM]
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Apache Ladies take bronze

BRASELTON, Ga. - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies, led by Mathilda Bertuol’s 13th place finish, placed third in the NJCAA Women’s National Golf Tournament on Thursday at Chateau Elan Golf Club. Daytona State (Florida) won the championship, the ninth…

19 May 2017 [11:02 PM]
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Patriot golfers, Toone win bronze

HOWEY-IN-THE HILLS, Fla. - The UT Tyler Patriots, led by the third-place finish of George Toone, snagged third place on Friday in the NCAA Men’s Division III Golf Tournament at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort. UT Tyler carded a…

19 May 2017 [08:40 PM]
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Patriots stop ETBU

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com Cheyenne Thompson blasted a grand slam and Alaina Kissinger pitched a two-hitter to spark No. 4 UT Tyler to a 9-1 five-inning win over No. 10 East Texas Baptist on Friday in the first game of…

19 May 2017 [08:13 PM]
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TJC stops Eastfield

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com The Apaches are one win away from appearing in their fourth straight Juco World Series. Mason Whitmarsh hurled a complete game and shortstop Jarrod Wells was hot at the plate along some slick-fielding plays on the…

19 May 2017 [07:40 PM]
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Apache Ladies go 1-2 at softball nationals

ST. GEORGE, Utah - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies finished 1-2 in the NJCAA Division I Softball National Tournament. After dropping a 12-6 decision to Howard College on Wednesday, TJC bounced back to down Snead State (Alabama), 15-9, before…

19 May 2017 [06:54 PM]
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Patriots fall to Tornados

UT Tyler’s stellar baseball season came to an end on Friday as the Patriots fell to Concordia-Texas, 5-2, in the NCAA Division III West Regional at Irwin Field. The Patriots (39-9) matched the single-season wins record but exits the regional…

19 May 2017 [05:29 PM]