1988 Carter saga told by ESPN

Say what you wish about ESPN, but the network’s “30 for 30” documentaries are among the best the industry produces. The next one up is about the 1988 Dallas Carter High School Cowboys, billed as one of the top teams around or the very least one of the most talented. The 1973 John Tyler team, led by eventual pros Earl Campbell, Ronnie Lee,…

Cowboys 24, Colts 19

ARLINGTON - Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant offered a glimpse of how the Dallas Cowboys’ offense could look without Ezekiel Elliott: the second-year star quarterback frequently finding his top receiver. The Indianapolis Colts are still struggling to see what life without Andrew Luck might be like. Prescott connected with Bryant for a 32-yard

East Texas NFL roundup

A number of East Texans were in action this weekend during NFL preseason games. Here are some of the highlights: PATRICK MAHOMES II On Saturday, Whitehouse’s Patrick Mahomes II, the first round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs, led two touchdown drives in the Chiefs’ 30-12 win over the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati.

Chapel Hill's Tucker ready for senior season

DENTON - Now that he’s a senior, Andrew Tucker wants to cap his collegiate career by helping North Texas to its first Conference USA football championship. “It’d be great to win a championship and a bowl game. I don’t know if

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1988 Carter saga told by ESPN

Say what you wish about ESPN, but the network’s “30 for 30” documentaries are among the best the industry produces. The next one up is about the 1988 Dallas Carter High School Cowboys, billed as one of the…

20 August 2017 [03:38 PM]
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Kyle Busch completes sweep

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - It's Bristol Motor Speedway and Kyle Busch practically owns the place. Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. He also won in…

19 August 2017 [10:29 PM]
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Gilmer, Kilgore coaches pleased with scrimmage

KILGORE – A couple of Class 4A former district rivals and ranked opponents, going into the 2017 preseason, squared off at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in which both coaches, Gilmer’s Matt Turner and Kilgore’s Mike Wood, came away encouraged…

19 August 2017 [10:13 PM]
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Cowboys 24, Colts 19

ARLINGTON - Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant offered a glimpse of how the Dallas Cowboys’ offense could look without Ezekiel Elliott: the second-year star quarterback frequently finding his top receiver. The Indianapolis Colts are still struggling…

19 August 2017 [09:56 PM]
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East Texas NFL roundup

A number of East Texans were in action this weekend during NFL preseason games. Here are some of the highlights: PATRICK MAHOMES II On Saturday, Whitehouse’s Patrick Mahomes II, the first round pick of the Kansas…

19 August 2017 [09:50 PM]
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Carlisle VB takes third

NEW LONDON - The Carlisle Lady Indians placed third out of 18 teams in the West Rusk Invitational Volleyball tournament on Saturday. Carlisle scored wins over Gary (25-23, 25-16) and Timpson (25-17, 19-25, 25-21). The Lady Indians’ only loss was…

19 August 2017 [09:30 PM]
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Winona wins West Rusk VB title

NEW LONDON - The Winona LadyCats captured the championship of the West Rusk Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday. Winona was 3-0 on Saturday to take first place in the Gold Division. The LadyCats defeated Hawkins (25-21, 25-10) and Carlisle (25-22,…

19 August 2017 [08:51 PM]
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Miller joining Navarro

Next stop for Tyler’s Damion Miller will be Corsicana. Miller is scheduled to enroll at Navarro College and play for the Bulldogs’ football team this fall, John Tyler High School head football coach Ricklan Holmes confirmed on Saturday. The four-star…

19 August 2017 [08:44 PM]
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Volleyball Roundup

JT in ETBU Tournament MARSHALL - The John Tyler Lady Lions dropped two matches on Saturday in the East Texas Baptist University Volleyball Tournament. JT fell to Carthage (25-9, 25-14) and Liberty-Eylau (16-25, 25-22, 25-8). Standouts against Carthage were Talia…

19 August 2017 [07:26 PM]
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2017-18 Dallas Mavericks Schedule

2017-18 Dallas Mavericks Schedule By The Associated Press All Times Central Oct. 18 Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 Sacramento, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Houston, 7 p.m. Oct. 23 Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 Memphis, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26…

19 August 2017 [05:36 PM]
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Chapel Hill's Tucker ready for senior season

DENTON - Now that he’s a senior, Andrew Tucker wants to cap his collegiate career by helping North Texas to its first Conference USA football championship. “It’d be great to win a championship and a bowl game. I don’t know…

19 August 2017 [05:23 PM]
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Brownsboro, Gladewater scrimmage

GLADEWATER - In a Saturday morning scrimmage of Bears, Brownsboro and Gladewater both gave a good account for their fans. After both scoring two touchdowns apiece in the controlled part, Gladewater took advantage of two Brownsboro fumbles, in two game-like…

19 August 2017 [05:00 PM]
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SFA coach to speak in Tyler Sept. 19

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks head football coach Clint Conque will be speaking in Tyler on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Conque will be at The Grove Kitchen & Gardens, 3500 Old Jacksonville Hwy., from noon to 1 p.m. It is sponsored by…

19 August 2017 [03:25 PM]
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My seven bets I'd make

The NFL preseason rolls on, and this onslaught of scrimmage-level football may be causing me to lose my mind. Dear readers, this week I watched a Rams preseason game. Twice. I priced a Bills…

19 August 2017 [03:22 PM]
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Jordan Spieth gives back to youth golfers in Dallas area

DALLAS – In the wake of his meteoric rise to the top in golf, Jordan Spieth has been universally praised for “maturity beyond his years.” Having just turned 24, Spieth is the youthful face for a new era dawning in…

18 August 2017 [10:18 PM]
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Spieth gives junior clinic in Dallas

DALLAS – In the wake of his meteoric rise to the top in golf, Jordan Spieth has been universally praised for “maturity beyond his years.” Having just turned 24, Spieth is the youthful face for a new era dawning in…

18 August 2017 [06:41 PM]
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Miller set to visit Jucos

John Tyler wide receiver Damion Miller will not enroll and join the Texas Longhorns, the school confirmed on Friday. The university offered no further comment, but Miller had not yet joined the team due to academics according to the Austin…

18 August 2017 [05:54 PM]
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Thursday Volleyball Roundup: All Saints tops Legacy Christian

Hanna Waits powered 15 kills and had seven blocks and four aces to lead All Saints past Frisco Legacy Christian Thursday at Brookshire Gym. Olivia Young paced the offense with 22 kills as All Saints won in four games,…

17 August 2017 [10:28 PM]
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Chapel Hill football preparing for everything, even rain

NEW CHAPEL HILL - Jason Hooker wants his team prepared when things do not go as planned. Which is why the new Chapel Hill head football coach had his quarterbacks working on a scramble drill during an overcast Thursday morning…

17 August 2017 [10:17 PM]
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Lufkin powers past Michigan in Little League World Series opener

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lufkin’s Hunter Ditsworth struck out eight and Collin Ross delivered two of Lufkin’s four home runs in a 5-1 win over Michigan Thursday in their opener at the Little League World Series. Lufkin, which is representing…

17 August 2017 [08:47 PM]
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TJC volleyball No. 17 in first NJCAA poll

The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies enter the season ranked No. 17 in the preseason NJCAA Division I Volleyball Poll, the organization announced on Wednesday from its headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Region XIV Conference rivals Panola (No. 2) and…

16 August 2017 [11:44 PM]
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Temperatures, tempo high at Lindale football practice

LINDALE - The only thing higher than the temperature Wednesday afternoon at Lindale football practice was the tempo from the Eagles offense. Lindale averaged 22 points per game last year to go 2-8. New offensive coordinator Mike Maddox is speeding…

16 August 2017 [11:21 PM]
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Volleyball Tuesday Roundup: Robert E. Lee sweeps Pine Tree

LONGVIEW - Robert E. Lee volleyball went on the road Tuesday and blanked Pine Tree 3-0. The Lady Raiders won 25-10, 25-13, 27-25 to raise their overall record to 5-3. “Pine Tree is always tough and you never want to…

15 August 2017 [11:23 PM]
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Cantrell on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List

The fifth annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List, which includes East Texans Dylan Cantrell, Jeffery Wilson, Keke Coutee and Parker Braun, was unveiled Tuesday at the East Texas Kick Off Luncheon at Harvey Convention Center. Christian Campbell, son…

15 August 2017 [09:41 PM]
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Elliott cards 73 at US Amateur

LOS ANGELES - Bullard resident Blake Elliott scored a 3-over 73 on Tuesday during the second round of the 117th U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on Bel-Air Country Club. Elliott, who had a 77 on Monday at The Riviera Country Club…

15 August 2017 [09:39 PM]
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TAPPS Spikedown Volleyball Classic

2017 TAPPS Spikedown Volleyball Classic Sponsored by Dairy Queen and CiCi’s Pizza Pool Play A - 1, San Antonio Incarnate Word, 8-0; 2, Tyler All Saints, 4-4; 3, The Woodlands Christian, 4-4; 4, Arlington Pantego, 3-5; 5, Houston Emery-Weiner, 1-7.…

15 August 2017 [09:15 PM]
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Colts sign Tyler's Justice Liggins

INDIANAPOLIS - Justice Liggins, former standout at John Tyler High School and Stephen F. Austin State University, has been signed by the Indianapolis Colts, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon. The news comes as the Colts waived injured running back Dalton…

15 August 2017 [08:20 PM]