Tyler opens tourney with 90-76 victory over Lee

JACKSONVILLE — After seeing his team fall behind the last couple of games and then expend energy battling back, Tyler Junior College coach Mike Marquis emphasized to his team what a fast start would mean for Tuesday’s first round of the 67th annual Region XIV Basketball Tournament. His Apaches listened. Dominique Shaw and Dale Jon…

HS Soccer Rdp: Red Raiders win again, top Garland 2-0

The score remained the same and Robert E. Lee likes it that way.

Brownsboro holds off Pleasant Grove in OT

LONGVIEW — The Brownsboro Bears held on to a 59-58 overtime victory Tuesday night in a Class 4A Region II quarterfinal matchup against Pleasant Grove at Longview’s Lobo Coliseum. Chris Givens stole the ball on the next-to-last Pleasant Grove possession, setting up two made free throws from Will Bailey to secure the lead.

LaPoynor over Cross Roads in Class 2A regional quarterfinal

James Jackson led the way with 28 points as No. 8 LaPoynor took down Cross Roads 75-56 in the Class 2A regional quarterfinals on Tuesday at UT Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center.

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Apaches win own golf tournament at Oak Hurst

BULLARD — Tyler Junior College, led by four players in the top 10, took home the championship of the Tyler Junior College Spring Golf Invitational on Tuesday at Oak Hurst Golf Course. TJC combined for a 596 to win by…

04 March 2015 [12:29 AM]
Mexia fends off Palestine in OT

FAIRFIELD—The Mexia Black Cats held off the Palestine Wildcats 81-78 in overtime on Tuesday in a Class 4A Region III quarterfinal. Mexia advances to the Class 4A Region III Tournament on Friday at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Kevin…

04 March 2015 [12:28 AM]
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Tyler opens tourney with 90-76 victory over Lee

JACKSONVILLE — After seeing his team fall behind the last couple of games and then expend energy battling back, Tyler Junior College coach Mike Marquis emphasized to his team what a fast start would mean for Tuesday’s first round of…

04 March 2015 [12:27 AM]
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Brownsboro holds off Pleasant Grove in OT

LONGVIEW — The Brownsboro Bears held on to a 59-58 overtime victory Tuesday night in a Class 4A Region II quarterfinal matchup against Pleasant Grove at Longview’s Lobo Coliseum. Chris Givens stole the ball on the next-to-last Pleasant Grove possession, setting…

04 March 2015 [12:26 AM]
Softball: Bullard 6, Henderson 1

BULLARD — The Bullard Lady Panthers scored a 6-1 win over Henderson on Tuesday in a softball game. Kyndel Clayton got the win in the circle. Zoe Hancock was 2 for 4 for the Lady Panthers, while Ashleigh Gillard added…

04 March 2015 [12:23 AM]
Lady Raiders drop 11-6A opener

Robert E. Lee dropped its District 11-6A softball opener 5-0 on Tuesday against Garland Sachse. The Lady Mustangs scored all of their runs in the first two innings. REL had its chances, but stranded five base runners — three of…

04 March 2015 [12:22 AM]
Tenaha over New Summerfield in Class 2A quarterfinal

BY DOC SMITH, Sports Correspondent HALLSVILLE — New Summerfield scored only two baskets and committed seven fourth-quarter turnovers to aid Tenaha to a Class 2A Region III regional quarterfinal win 38-35 at Bobcat Coliseum on Tuesday night. The Tigers (18-11) advance…

04 March 2015 [12:21 AM]
Martins Mill cruises past Wolfe City, 73-41

  WILLS POINT—Davis Moore connected on seven 3-pointers to finish with 25 points as Martins Mill breezed past Wolfe City 73-41 on Tuesday in the boys Class 2A regional quarterfinals. The Mustangs (31-4) will next face Dallas Gateway in the…

04 March 2015 [12:19 AM]
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LaPoynor over Cross Roads in Class 2A regional quarterfinal

James Jackson led the way with 28 points as No. 8 LaPoynor took down Cross Roads 75-56 in the Class 2A regional quarterfinals on Tuesday at UT Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center. Xavier Oliver added 15 for the Flyers, who will…

04 March 2015 [12:17 AM]
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HS Soccer Rdp: Red Raiders win again, top Garland 2-0

The score remained the same and Robert E. Lee likes it that way. The Red Raiders defeated Garland 2-0 on Tuesday at Red Raider Field to remain near the top of the District 11-6A standings. The win moved the Red…

03 March 2015 [11:21 PM]
Lee's Bowie voted district Newcomer of the Year

Staff Reports Robert E. Lee freshman Jakayla Bowie started every game for the Lady Raiders in district play. She led the Lady Raiders with 10.4 points per game and was second in rebounds with six per game to go along…

03 March 2015 [09:51 PM]
9 John Tyler players mentioned on all-district girls basketball team

Staff Reports The John Tyler Lady Lions used a two-platoon system with 10 players all providing good minutes in their District 16-5A title run. On the all-district team released Monday, nine of those players were honored, including freshman Destini Whitehead,…

03 March 2015 [09:39 PM]
Jacksonville football coach, AD resigns, headed back to Chapel Hill

Staff Reports Jacksonville athletic director and head football coach Chris Taber announced his resignation on Tuesday morning, the Jacksonville Daily Progress reported. Taber will return to Chapel Hill to serve as offensive coordinator, a job he left three years ago…

03 March 2015 [09:35 PM]
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Indians sell out home opener in 11 minutes

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Indians sold out their April 10 home opener against Detroit in 11 minutes. The team said Tuesday that Progressive Field, which has been remodeled this winter, will again be packed to capacity for the 22nd…

03 March 2015 [11:15 AM]
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A-Rod says he'll be "a little nervous' in return Wednesday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez predicts he'll be "a little nervous" when he returns to the field Wednesday for his first game in 17 months following a season-long drug suspension. The three-time AL MVP, who turns 40 in July,…

03 March 2015 [11:13 AM]
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AP Interview: Mia Hamm 'humbled' to join Roma's board

Andrew Dampf ROME (AP) — With three kids at home, Mia Hamm already had plenty on her plate when two professional clubs called over the space of just a few days in October. They weren't asking her to play —…

03 March 2015 [11:10 AM]
Grace girls fall to Midland Christian

FORT WORTH — Midland Christian pulled away in the third quarter as the Lady Mustangs scored a 55-32 win over Grace Community on Monday in a TAPPS 4A regional semifinal at Brewer High School. Kandice West led the Lady Cougars…

03 March 2015 [12:49 AM]
Hanks hits for 39, but Brook Hill falls

FORT WORTH — Despite 39 points from Grant Hanks, Bullard Brook Hill saw its season come to an end on Monday in a TAPPS Class 4A regional semifinal at Brewer High School. The Guard fell to Arlington Pantego and 7-footer…

03 March 2015 [12:39 AM]
All Saints tops Midland Christian

FORT WORTH — Aston Francis and Spencer Ball combined for 50 points as All Saints rallied past Midland Christian 93-79 in the TAPPS 4A regional semifinal on Monday at Brewer High School. The Trojans (35-2) advance to the regional finals…

03 March 2015 [12:20 AM]
JT splits with Corsicana

Esperanza Zavaleta converted a penalty kick with 10 minutes left to send John Tyler to a 1-0 victory over Corsicana in a District 16-5A girls soccer match on Monday at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. In a make-up after icy…

02 March 2015 [11:54 PM]
Lady Raiders win 5-0

GARLAND — Robert E. Lee surrendered five goals earlier this season at home in a district soccer loss to Lakeview Centennial. In the rematch, it was the Lady Raiders who hit the back of the net five times in a…

02 March 2015 [11:53 PM]
HS Basketball Pairings

UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings March 5-7 Alamodome, San Antonio Thursday, March 5 Class 1A Semifinals Lipan (32-3) vs. Garden City (30-4), 8:30 a.m. Nazareth (32-2) vs. D’Hanis (27-6), 10 a.m. Class 3A Semifinals Shallowater (31-1) vs.…

02 March 2015 [11:29 PM]
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Texas keeps NCAA hopes alive, beats No. 14 Baylor 61-59

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Isaiah Taylor made a tear-drop shot in the lane with 4.8 seconds remaining to give Texas a 61-59 victory over No. 14 Baylor in overtime, snapping the Bears' four-game winning streak and the Longhorns' four-game losing…

02 March 2015 [09:44 PM]
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Stephen F. Austin cruises to 83-62 win over Incarnate Word

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Thomas Walkup had 23 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and seven assists on Monday night to help Stephen F. Austin beat Incarnate Word 83-62 and maintain a one-game lead on Sam Houston State in the Southland…

02 March 2015 [09:39 PM]
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Patriots earn NCAA bid

The Patriots are going dancing again. UT Tyler, fresh off a standout regular season, received a bid to the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament for the second straight year, the NCAA announced from Indianapolis on Monday. The Patriots will…

02 March 2015 [03:41 PM]
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New Browns QB McCown barely knows Manziel

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh McCown barely knows Johnny Manziel. While the newest Browns quarterback isn't walking into Cleveland's quarterbacking quandary with any guarantees, he recognizes his obligation to help Manziel the way he would any teammate. "It is easy," McCown…

02 March 2015 [03:29 PM]
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Parsons and Chandler will sit for Mavs against Pelicans

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons will miss Monday night's game against New Orleans because of injuries, leaving the Mavericks without two of their frontcourt starters for the second straight game. Chandler has a bruised left hip that…

02 March 2015 [02:30 PM]
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Cowboys put franchise tag worth $12.8 million on Dez Bryant

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant will get four more months to work on a long-term deal with the Cowboys and make $12.8 million next year after the team used its franchise tag on the star wide receiver. Bryant led…

02 March 2015 [02:27 PM]