Mineola's QB, RB making all the right moves

Mineola’s offense is a simple shell game. Shell A is sophomore quarterback Jeremiah Crawford with Shell B sophomore running back Chantz Perkins. The ball automatically goes to Crawford on the snap, much like how you are shown the ball is under one of the cups as the shell game commences. Crawford then bellies the ball toward Perkins.…

JT girls edge Lufkin in 16-5A opener; JT boys rout MP

The John Tyler Lady Lions opened their district title defense with a win over a team that may be their biggest challenger. Amia Wickware hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:52 left and JT held Lufkin scoreless over the final three minutes to secure an intense 47-45 victory in the Lady Lions’ District 16-5A opener on Tuesday at the Lions Den.

Red Raiders hold down Wildcats

WHITEHOUSE — Robert E. Lee frustrated Whitehouse, holding the Wildcats to four points in the opening period and five in the third period, en route to a 56-34 win Tuesday at Wildcat Arena.

Recent News

warriors-16game-win-streak-stopped-by-grizzlies
Warriors' 16-game win streak stopped by Grizzlies

Teresa M. Walker AP Sports Writer MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A big boost from the very deep Memphis bench put a stop to the Golden State Warriors' 16-game winning streak. With all backups on the floor, Vince Carter and the…

17 December 2014 [11:11 AM]
red-raiders-hold-down-wildcats
Red Raiders hold down Wildcats

WHITEHOUSE — Robert E. Lee frustrated Whitehouse, holding the Wildcats to four points in the opening period and five in the third period, en route to a 56-34 win Tuesday at Wildcat Arena. Led by 22 points from senior Garrett…

16 December 2014 [11:46 PM]
Boys HS Hoops Roundup, Dec. 16

RUSK — A balanced scoring attack helped propel Rusk to a 50-41 non-district victory over a shorthanded Winona Wildcats team Tuesday at Eagle Coliseum. The Eagles (4-5) had 10 different players contribute to their winning effort led by Jacquez Cook…

16 December 2014 [11:39 PM]
mineolas-qb-rb-making-all-the-right-moves
Mineola's QB, RB making all the right moves

Mineola’s offense is a simple shell game. Shell A is sophomore quarterback Jeremiah Crawford with Shell B sophomore running back Chantz Perkins. The ball automatically goes to Crawford on the snap, much like how you are shown the ball is…

16 December 2014 [11:37 PM]
Girls HS Hoops Roundup Dec. 16: REL takes last-second win

EMORY — Robert E. Lee freshman Jakayla Bowie scored with 1.5 seconds remaining to help REL defeat Rains 68-66 Tuesday in a non-district girls game. The Lady Raiders trailed 57-52 entering the last period, but fought their way back into…

16 December 2014 [11:36 PM]
yoesting-bidding-adieu-to-henry-goodbye-to-beasley
YOESTING: Bidding adieu to Henry, goodbye to Beasley

In his day, Thierry Henry was the most terrifying striker in the world. The Frenchman, who officially called it quits on Tuesday, had the combination of pace and power, skill and creativity that was almost impossible to defend. Get up…

16 December 2014 [11:36 PM]
Two Van players earn first team all state

Gilmer, Van and Wills Point all placed players on the first team of the 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 4A all-state high school football team, it was announced on Tuesday. Voting was based on regular season performances. Two…

16 December 2014 [11:34 PM]
jt-girls-edge-lufkin-in-165a-opener-jt-boys-rout-mp
JT girls edge Lufkin in 16-5A opener; JT boys rout MP

The John Tyler Lady Lions opened their district title defense with a win over a team that may be their biggest challenger. Amia Wickware hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:52 left and JT held Lufkin scoreless over the final three…

16 December 2014 [11:24 PM]
whats-trending-trevor-is-loaded-with-viral-videos
"What's Trending Trevor" is loaded with viral videos Video

Our Trevor Peele has a new show of “What’s Trending Trevor.” Every week he breaks down viral videos making their way around the web. You can follow him on Twitter @TrevorPeeleETFS.…

16 December 2014 [03:43 PM]
trojans-go-to-181
Trojans go to 18-1

Fresh off the championship of the Great East Texas Shootout, All Saints had a slow start on Monday against Henderson. The Trojans got in gear and rolled to an 81-47 victory over the Lions at Bruce G. Brookshire Family Student…

16 December 2014 [03:09 PM]
East Texans earn 3A All-State honors

Five East Texans, including Mineola’s Austin Anderson whose team will be playing for a state title later this week, earned first-team honors on the 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state high school football team, it was announced…

16 December 2014 [03:03 PM]
Texas APSE Class 2A all-state football team

The 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state high school football team, released Sunday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — COLTEN BUIE, Christoval, Sr. -- 95…

16 December 2014 [11:03 AM]
Texas APSE Class 3A all-state football team

The 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state high school football team, released Monday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — AUSTIN ANDERSON, Mineola, Jr. -- 93…

16 December 2014 [11:00 AM]
Texas APSE Class 4A all-state football team

The 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 4A all-state high school football team, released Tuesday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — MICHAEL COFFEY, Navasota, Sr. -- 96 percent…

16 December 2014 [10:56 AM]
nflpa-sues-the-nfl
NFLPA sues the NFL Video

Our Trevor Peele brings you the ETFinalscore.com sports update.…

15 December 2014 [02:35 PM]
update-union-takes-nfl-to-court-over-adrian-peterson
UPDATE: Union takes NFL to court over Adrian Peterson Video

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed a federal lawsuit for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitrator's decision to uphold the NFL's punishment of the star running back. The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota,…

15 December 2014 [11:28 AM]
New UT program to help young athletes' character

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas is launching a program to aid character development in young athletes and help them be positive role models. The school is set Monday to launch the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation…

15 December 2014 [06:58 AM]
jt-wrap-lions-fall-one-win-short-of-arlington
JT Wrap: Lions fall one win short of Arlington

John Tyler was the beast from the east. Aledo was the best from the west. Cujo was cruising through the first four rounds of the playoffs and the Bearcats, the defending state champs, had looked beatable unlike their record-breaking 16-0…

15 December 2014 [12:05 AM]
Carlisle's Garza earns 2A All-State

DALLAS — Carlisle standout Angel Garza earned two first-team spots on the 2014 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state high school football team, it was announced on Sunday. Garza, a senior, earned both placekicking and punting honors. The…

14 December 2014 [11:31 PM]
Area Basketball

Big Sandy Tournament Championship Game Sabine 46, Hawkins 31 Hawkins78511 — 31 Sabine1016614 — 46 HAWKINS — Caleb Pair, 6; Demyrion Francis, 6; Lavon Davis, 10; Derek Craft, 9. SABINE — Gagot, 6; Sauce, 17; Padron, 13; Nolen, 2; Truitt,…

14 December 2014 [01:05 AM]
Malakoff's Nickerson earns 500th win

FRANKSTON — Malakoff coach DeArtis Nickerson Jr. claimed his 500th career win as the Tigers defeated Frankston 51-44 in the third-place game of the Frankston Basketball Tournament. Tyler Russell scored 13 to lead Malakoff (8-2) and overcome 23 points…

14 December 2014 [01:03 AM]
great-east-texas-shootout
Great East Texas Shootout

Great East Texas Shootout Brownsboro GIRLS Thursday Game 1: Van 49, Kerens 45 Game 2: Chapel Hill 52, All Saints 17 Game 3: Bullard 58, Lindale 14 Game 4: Whitehouse 71, Athens 27 Game 5: John Tyler 85, Kaufman 17…

14 December 2014 [12:59 AM]
jt-captures-great-et-shootout
JT captures Great ET Shootout

BROWNSBORO — The John Tyler Lady Lions cruised to the championship of the Great East Texas Shootout, dowing the Peaster Lady Hounds, 58-41, Saturday night at the Brownsboro High School gym. Amia Wickware led the Lady Lions (14-3) with 14…

14 December 2014 [12:55 AM]
trojans-win-great-et-shootout
Trojans win Great ET Shootout

BROWNSBORO —A trio of seniors led the All Saints Trojans to the top of the annual Great East Texas Shootout on Saturday. Spencer Ball, Jaired Maddox and Aston Francis combined for 58 points to lead the Trojans past host Brownsboro,…

14 December 2014 [12:49 AM]
Red Raiders place second

FORNEY — Robert E. Lee reached the championship game of the Forney Tournament, but couldn’t withstand Rockwall-Heath’s outside shooting prowess. Heath connected on nine 3-pointers to defeat Lee 74-64 at Forney High School Saturday. The Red Raiders led 32-30 at…

14 December 2014 [12:44 AM]
Patriots split DH

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — The UT Tyler women’s basketball team got back on the winning track, scoring an 88-62 win over the Ozarks on Saturday in an American Southwest Conference game. In the men’s game, the Patriots lost their fifth straight,…

14 December 2014 [12:42 AM]
Texas High School Football Pairings

CLASS 6A DIVISION I State Semifinals Allen 52, Dallas Skyline 34 Cypress Ranch 38, Converse Judson 31 State Championship Allen (15-0) vs. Cypress Ranch (13-2), 8 p.m. Saturday, AT&T Stadium, Arlington ——— CLASS 6A DIVISION II State Semifinals Cedar…

14 December 2014 [12:39 AM]
Apache Ladies suffer first loss

HOUSTON — The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies suffered their first loss of the season, dropping a 93-81 decision to San Jacinto North on Saturday in a Region XIV women’s basketball game. TJC coach Trenia Tillis-Jones said her team had…

14 December 2014 [12:37 AM]
aledo-stymies-john-tylers-offense
Aledo stymies John Tyler's offense

MESQUITE — It was the first third-down opportunity for John Tyler and a chance to set the tone for the rest of the game. The Lions needed six yards for a first down on the game’s opening possession. Senior quarterback…

13 December 2014 [10:25 PM]
no-1-aledo-stops-john-tyler-in-semis-4414
No. 1 Aledo stops John Tyler in semis, 44-14

MESQUITE — John Tyler marched out onto E.H. Hanby Stadium’s field and staked its claim at the center circle minutes before kickoff. Then Cujo waited. Aledo senior Jess Anders saw the Lions and told his teammates to wait until the…

13 December 2014 [10:18 PM]