All-ET Softball: Brook Hill's Schultz, Rusk's Goff power past opposition

Bullard Brook Hill senior Taylor Schultz dug into the dark blue turf batter’s box at Sweeny Field. She had failed in her first two at-bats, but with two outs, a one-run deficit in the bottom of the sixth and the potential tying run at second base in the TAPPS 4A state semifinal, it wasn’t happening again. After working a 1-1 count, Schultz…

John Tyler grad Jefferson pursuing Olympic dream at trials

Ever since he was 8-years-old, Andre Jefferson has dreamed of competing in the Olympics. The Tylerite is one step closer to that realization. Jefferson, the 2013 John Tyler High School graduate, will be competing for a spot on the United States Olympic team this weekend in Eugene, Oregon. “I thank God every day for the opportunity He has

Futbol de las Rosas set for Saturday

East Texans longing for more high-level soccer following the conclusion of Copa America Centenario have their wish, thanks to the Sixth annual Futbol de las Rosas this Saturday in Tyler. This year’s annual exhibition game will feature the Sub 20s from perennial powers Chivas Guadalajara and Club America of Liga MX. The two longtime rivals

Whitehouse duo House, Walls chosen for THSBCA All-State team

Whitehouse juniors Mason House and Ryan Walls were instrumental in a magic playoff run for the Wildcats that concluded at the Class 5A state tournament. The coaches in Texas were impressed as both were selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches All-State team. House was chosen as Class 5A second team outfielder with Walls named as Class

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John Tyler grad Jefferson pursuing Olympic dream at trials

Ever since he was 8-years-old, Andre Jefferson has dreamed of competing in the Olympics. The Tylerite is one step closer to that realization. Jefferson, the 2013 John Tyler High School graduate, will be competing for a spot on the United…

30 June 2016 [09:39 PM]
Chapel Hill junior named 16-4A softball MVP

Chapel Hill junior Sydney Balderrama led the Lady Bulldogs on the mound and at the plate and the coaches of District 16-4A took notice, choosing Balderrama as the Most Valuable Player for the All-District 16-4A softball team. Joining Balderrama as…

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I'm learning how to be a better sports parent from my daughter

"Stop the clock! He's not stopping the clock! Ref, check the clock!" The woman's shrill and increasingly intense yells from her perch on the bleachers cut through the sounds of the bouncing basketball, squeaking sneakers, fans' cheers and general chatter.…

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Futbol de las Rosas set for Saturday

East Texans longing for more high-level soccer following the conclusion of Copa America Centenario have their wish, thanks to the Sixth annual Futbol de las Rosas this Saturday in Tyler. This year’s annual exhibition game will feature the Sub 20s…

28 June 2016 [09:46 PM]
Goetz wins ET Senior title

BULLARD - Dick Goetz fired a final round of 72 on Tuesday to capture The East Texas PGA Senior Golf Championship held on Oak Hurst Golf Course. Goetz, a former member of the PGA Tour, carded a 36-hole total of…

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Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64. With an icy glare on…

28 June 2016 [05:27 AM]
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Whitehouse duo House, Walls chosen for THSBCA All-State team

Whitehouse juniors Mason House and Ryan Walls were instrumental in a magic playoff run for the Wildcats that concluded at the Class 5A state tournament. The coaches in Texas were impressed as both were selected to the Texas High School…

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Sam Lewis has a terrific view of TCU at the College World Series. The hotel he is staying at in Omaha, Neb., is situated right next to TD Ameritrade Stadium. But the Tyler native is not here for baseball, rather,…

24 June 2016 [10:29 PM]
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Jeremy Cotham always dreamt of doing a book on his beloved Longview Lobos. That dream is now a reality. Cotham, a freelance journalist for the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com and UT Tyler graduate, died in 2015 at the age…

23 June 2016 [11:22 PM]
ET TAPPS teams eye glory at 7-on-7 state tournament

The TAPPS state 7-on-7 tournament and Lineman Challenge begins Friday with all four Tyler-area TAPPS schools involved. The tournament, in its second year and again hosted by Trinity Christian-Addison, features four pools of eight teams each and the four East…

23 June 2016 [11:07 PM]
Brook Hill players earn all-state honors

Bullard Brook Hill sent its softball and baseball teams to the TAPPS 4A state tournament. Both teams also had first-team all-state selections. Lady Guard senior first baseman Taylor Schultz and Guard senior outfielder Parker Clark both earned TAPPS 4A all-state…

22 June 2016 [09:45 PM]
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UT assistant Traylor speaks at Tyler Texas Exes event

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