Hallsville star pitcher Coby Weaver Video

KYTX CBS 19’s Jeff Schaffer has the…

Van netters headed to state

Trips to the state tournament were a rite of spring for the Van Vandal tennis team under coach Brad Crawford. And the tradition is continuing under coach Melissa Wells. The only difference is the Van squad will head to College Station instead of Austin.

Gorman sends Crouch, DiPaolo to next level

Bishop Gorman is accustomed to college signing ceremonies and on Thursday morning two more Crusaders signed letters of intent to participate as student-athletes at the next level.

All Saints edges Brook Hill, 3-2

Michael Caruso took a hit by pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to lift All Saints to a 3-2 win over Bullard Brook Hill on Tuesday. The Trojans trailed 2-0 after five before scoring once in the sixth and twice in the seventh.

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UIL state executive committee to hold hearing on John Tyler student

The University Interscholastic League will meet at 10:55 a.m. Monday morning to make an executive decision on the appeal over the eligibility of a John Tyler student-athlete. A source who wished to not be identified told the Tyler Morning Telegraph…

24 April 2015 [06:00 PM]
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Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has added The Players Championship to his schedule, another indication that he is getting back to a normal golf season. Woods won The Players the last time he played in 2013. He…

24 April 2015 [10:39 AM]
Azalea Invitational begins play today

The par-5 16th hole at Hollytree Country Club will always have special significance for me as the 31st annual Azalea Jimmy Wheeler Invitational begins Friday. In the summer of 1983, I often drove out with my father to look at…

23 April 2015 [11:30 PM]
Patriot Notebook: UTT volleyball coach honored with new award

UT Tyler head volleyball coach Suzanne Henson has been named as an inaugural recipient of the Jack and Dorothy Fay White Honors Program Advocate Award, the society announced. This new award is given to individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts…

23 April 2015 [11:28 PM]
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Van netters headed to state

Trips to the state tournament were a rite of spring for the Van Vandal tennis team under coach Brad Crawford. And the tradition is continuing under coach Melissa Wells. The only difference is the Van squad will head to College…

23 April 2015 [11:26 PM]
John Tyler captures area track championship

John Tyler didn’t slow down at the area meet. A week after claiming the District 16-5A title by 27 points, the Lions won the District 15/16-5A area track and field championships by 52 points on Thursday at Pine Tree’s Pirate…

23 April 2015 [11:22 PM]
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All Saints edges Brook Hill, 3-2

Michael Caruso took a hit by pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to lift All Saints to a 3-2 win over Bullard Brook Hill on Tuesday. The Trojans (21-5, 12-1 TAPPS 2-4A) trailed 2-0 after…

23 April 2015 [10:23 PM]
REL ready to go for 6A area meet

Speed is the operative word when discussing Robert E. Lee senior Brittany Browning and junior Tyrec Grayson. Grayson has already been clocked at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash and was second in the 100-meter dash at district while Browning won…

23 April 2015 [10:16 PM]
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Gorman sends Crouch, DiPaolo to next level

Bishop Gorman is accustomed to college signing ceremonies and on Thursday morning two more Crusaders signed letters of intent to participate as student-athletes at the next level. Natasha Crouch fulfilled a lifelong dream by signing to play volleyball with Mount…

23 April 2015 [10:12 PM]
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Effectively-wild Bradley leads Arizona to 8-5 win over Texas

PHOENIX (AP) — Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start to pitch six effective innings, lifting the ArizonaDiamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Bradley (2-0) walked five in the first three innings, including one…

23 April 2015 [12:02 AM]
Grace boys, Gorman girls win TAPPS 2-4A track titles

CARROLLTON — The Bishop Gorman Lady Crusaders and Grace Community Cougars captured district championships at the TAPPS 2-4A track and field meet on Tuesday at Prince of Peace High School. Gorman racked up 213.5 points to easily outdistance Prince of…

22 April 2015 [11:30 PM]
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PARRY: USWNT uniforms need to stick with red, white and blue

Maybe the executives at Nike saw black when viewing the infamous “dress” that took over the Internet and social media earlier this year? Maybe one or all of the Nike executives are colorblind? What other explanation is there for the…

22 April 2015 [10:17 PM]
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John Tyler eyeing more titles at area track meet

Torey Elder couldn’t ask for a better situation. The John Tyler boys track and field coach has three top-notch sprinters who all push each other in practice every day. Senior Cedric Mosley, sophomore Damion Miller and junior Bryston Gipson took…

22 April 2015 [10:04 PM]
Two-out rally spurs rout for Troup

TROUP —Scoring 13 runs with two outs in the bottom of the first, Troup raced past West Rusk 15-0 on Tuesday. Savanna Mason led the way offensively and defensively for the Lady Tigers (18-8, 10-2 District 18-3A). She struck out…

22 April 2015 [09:59 PM]
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Ernie May chosen new manager for ET Pump Jacks Video

The East Texas Pump Jacks not only have a new home, but they also have a new skipper. Ernie May, the head baseball coach at Northland College, an NCAA Division III school in Ashland, Wisconsin, will manage the squad, Mike…

22 April 2015 [09:57 PM]
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JT Class of '63 honoring teammate Billy Hayes

There have been many standout athletes to walk the halls of John Tyler High School and one of the best was Billy Hayes. Hayes was an all-state halfback in 1962. But his traits were not just limited to the football…

22 April 2015 [09:48 PM]
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Cowboys DE Hardy suspended first 10 games of regular season

According to ESPN, Greg Hardy of the Dallas Cowboys has been suspended for the first 10 games of the 2015 regular season without pay for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy may appeal the decision within three days. If…

22 April 2015 [03:22 PM]
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Rondo mum after benching in Mavs' Game 2 loss to Rockets Video

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo wasn't talking after sitting for almost the entire second half of Dallas' 111-99 loss to Houston that left the Mavericks trailing 2-0 in the first-round series. Coach Rick Carlisle didn't say much either Tuesday night.…

22 April 2015 [02:53 PM]
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Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks after 7 years

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder fired Scott Brooks on Wednesday, parting ways with a former NBA coach of the year who led the team to three conference finals in four years only to falter this season as…

22 April 2015 [01:32 PM]
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Divison I basketball ahead of TJC players Video

Two Tyler Junior College basketball standouts Dale Jones and Ikenna Okwarabizie are heading to the next level after signing scholarships on Tuesday. Jones inked with the University of Iowa, while Okwarabizie picked UCLA. The two made it official with a…

22 April 2015 [10:50 AM]
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A Big 12 football title game would make tough path tougher Video

The omission of a Big 12 team from the inaugural College Football Playoff remains a wound that hasn’t completely healed among league coaches. That’s understandable, and so is their desire to do whatever it takes to avoid a similar situation…

22 April 2015 [10:41 AM]
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Kilgore names women’s hoops coach Video

KILGORE — Anna Nimz was introduced as the new Kilgore College women’s basketball coach on Tuesday. She replaces Roy Thomas, who retired after nine seasons with the Lady Rangers. “I’m big about family,” Nimz said. “And today, I am joining…

22 April 2015 [10:33 AM]
Hawkins' Staruska throws no-hitter, 12-2 over Big Sandy

Hawkins 12, Big Sandy 2 HAWKINS —Madison Staruska struck out seven in a five-inning no-hitter as Hawkins defeated Big Sandy 12-2 on Tuesday in District 19-2A. Staruska walked one and allowed two unearned runs. Haley Boyd went 2 for…

22 April 2015 [12:08 AM]
Lady Raiders’ win streak snapped by No. 1 Rockwall

ROCKWALL —Robert E. Lee entered Tuesday on a four-game win streak, but were stopped by No. 1 Rockwall 13-0 in five innings. This came 24 hours after REL run-ruled North Garland 13-0 in five innings. In both games the winning…

22 April 2015 [12:07 AM]
ETCA outlasts LCH 2-1 in 9 innings

East Texas Christian Academy Panthers 2, Longview Christian Heritage 1 East Texas Christian Academy outlasted Longview Christian Heritage 2-1 in nine innings of a TAPPS 4-1A/2A baseball game on Tuesday. Grayson Pirtle had two doubles to lead the Panthers (9-4,…

21 April 2015 [10:30 PM]
Craft Ks 14 in Hawkins win

Hawkins 14, Big Sandy 1 BIG SANDY —Derek Craft struck out 14 in a complete-game four-hitter as Hawkins downed Big Sandy 14-1 on Tuesday in District 19-2A. Caleb Turner led the Hawks at the plate with a 3-for-3 night to…

21 April 2015 [10:27 PM]
Burns sparks Gilmer past Gladewater, 7-2

Gilmer 7, Gladewater 2 GLADEWATER —Blevin Burns had four RBIs to power Gilmer to a 7-2 win over Gladewater on Tuesday in District 16-4A. The Buckeyes led 2-1 heading into the final frame before putting up a five spot.…

21 April 2015 [10:26 PM]