16-5A: Beast of the East

John Tyler coach Ricklan Holmes called it salty. Lindale coach Mike Meador doesn’t know of one better. The coaches are in agreement: District 16-5A is a beast. For the next seven weeks, eight of the toughest teams in the state will be vying for supremacy in District 16-5A, with four playoff spots on the line. “It’s pretty good…

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Apaches take care of Norsemen, 58-31

Tyler Junior College scored 27 points in a span of about seven minutes to pull away and defeat old rival Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 58-31 Saturday night at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The victory moved the No.

Houston Baptist routs Texas College 72-6

For the third straight week the Texas College Steers played against a NCAA DI football program. On Saturday afternoon at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, the Southland Conference’s newest member Houston Baptist University hung up a 72-6 corralling of the Steers.

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16-5A: Beast of the East

John Tyler coach Ricklan Holmes called it salty. Lindale coach Mike Meador doesn’t know of one better. The coaches are in agreement: District 16-5A is a beast. For the next seven weeks, eight of the toughest teams in the state…

22 September 2014 [11:58 PM]
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VIDEO: Former NFL kicker Bironas killed in car crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36. The former Tennessee Titans player…

22 September 2014 [11:02 AM]
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Apaches take care of Norsemen, 58-31

Tyler Junior College scored 27 points in a span of about seven minutes to pull away and defeat old rival Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 58-31 Saturday night at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The victory moved the No. 10 Apaches to…

20 September 2014 [11:54 PM]
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Houston Baptist routs Texas College 72-6

For the third straight week the Texas College Steers played against a NCAA DI football program. On Saturday afternoon at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, the Southland Conference’s newest member Houston Baptist University hung up a 72-6 corralling of the…

20 September 2014 [11:53 PM]
Lee swept by Sachse in 11-6A volleyball

Lee dropped to 1-2 in District 11-6A with a 3-0 loss to league unbeaten Garland Sachse on Friday at REL Varsity Gymnasium. The Lady Raiders (17-9 overall) received a combined 29 kills from Claire Himes, Jamie Mills and Caroline Lynch,…

20 September 2014 [11:46 PM]
High School Football Honor Roll: Week 4

Offense Chapel Hill — The Bulldogs rushed 37 times for 254 yards, averaging 6.9 per attempt in loss to Port Neches-Groves. Delenis Garrett scored all three of Chapel Hill’s touchdowns in the game. Eric Contreras, Harmony — The Eagles back…

20 September 2014 [11:42 PM]
UT Tyler women's cross country wins meet

NEW SUMMERFIELD — Carly Kitts and Brittany Brunson registered top-five finishes, leading the UT Tyler women’s cross country team to a first-place finish at the East Texas Invitational on Saturday. The men’s team finished third. The Patriot women have won…

20 September 2014 [11:41 PM]
TJC men, women score soccer victories

Brendan O’Connor scored in the first minute of overtime to lift Tyler Junior College past Northeast Texas Community College on Saturday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex. The Apaches (7-1, 5-0 Region XIV) went behind in the 62nd minute before equalizing…

20 September 2014 [11:40 PM]
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Apache Ladies score two wins on "Teal Out" day

The second-ranked Tyler Junior College volleyball team picked up a pair of home wins on Saturday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. The Apache Ladies defeated Navarro College 25-23, 15-25, 25-16, 25-13 in Region XIV action before sweeping Lee College 25-14, 25-16, 25-17.…

20 September 2014 [11:37 PM]
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Lee Wrap: Hall, Raiders rewrite record book in win

Robert E. Lee did a lot of little things with Zach Hall taking care of the big things to get a 62-49 victory Friday over Garland Sachse. The Red Raiders (2-2, 1-0 in District 11-6A) won the turnover margin, racked…

20 September 2014 [11:35 PM]
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Hall's Mark: Lee QB turns in record performance in 62-49 win

With the East Texas State Fair going on in the distance, Robert E. Lee junior quarterback Zach Hall decided to provide the fans at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium with his own never-before-seen feats of strength, speed and agility. Hall…

20 September 2014 [01:06 AM]
No. 10 Apaches host Golden Norseman at Rose Stadium

It’s the juco version of the Red River Rivalry. Instead of Longhorns and Sooners, there are Apaches and Golden Norsemen. It won’t be played at the Cotton Bowl, but Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium will be the site of the…

20 September 2014 [12:59 AM]
Texas College seeks first win Saturday vs. HBU

The Texas College Steers and Houston Baptist University Huskies will try to get into the win column Saturday as the two football teams meet at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. Kickoff for the non-conference affair is noon. Both clubs are…

20 September 2014 [12:58 AM]
Texas High halts Kilgore in triple overtime

TEXARKANA — Cade Pearson’s 31-yard scoring pass to Jarion Anderson in the third overtime lifted the Tigers to a thrilling 19-13 victory over Kilgore on Friday night at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The game-winner was set up after Texas…

20 September 2014 [12:51 AM]
Early turnovers hurt Bullard in 38-27 loss

CORSICANA — It may have been simply the awe of playing at a gorgeous Tiger Stadium that seats 10,001 fans that rattled the Bullard Panthers. The Panthers had three first-half turnovers that hurt the squad en route to a…

20 September 2014 [12:49 AM]
Big Sandy suffers first loss as Carlisle pulls out 14-7 victory

PRICE — If you like defensive games, this one was for you. And when it mattered most the Carlisle Indians came up with a huge stop on fourth-and-7 to knock off the previously unbeaten Big Sandy Wildcats, 14-7, at Arrowhead…

20 September 2014 [12:46 AM]
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Gladewater runs over Carthage, 37-23

GLADEWATER — A steady rushing attack from Gladewater dealt Carthage its third loss of the season on Friday night at Jack V. Murphy Stadium. The Bears ran for 436 yards and held the Bulldogs to 204 yards of offense in…

20 September 2014 [12:44 AM]
Tatum rolls past Liberty-Eylau, 41-14

TEXARKANA — JD Taylor tossed a couple of touchdown passes and added a long scoring run, and the Tatum Eagles rolled to a 41-14 win over Liberty-Eylau. Taylor connected with Deyanta Roberson for a 48-yard touchdown strike on the first…

20 September 2014 [12:36 AM]
Atlanta spoils Pittsburg's party, 55-13

PITTSBURG — The Atlanta Rabbits spoiled Pittsburg’s homecoming celebration with a 55-13 win on Friday. Dequan Allen started the scorefest for Atlanta with a touchdown run after the Rabbits had blocked a punt and recovered at the Pirates 6. Pittsburg…

20 September 2014 [12:35 AM]
Dowell rushes Malakoff past Edgewood, 57-22

EDGEWOOD — Malakoff’s Marcus Dowell and friends accumulated 361 rushing yards, with Dowell running 13 times for 150 yards and four TDs as the Tigers beat Edgewood 57-22 on Friday. Edgewood’s Tye Elie rushed the ball 16 times for 97…

20 September 2014 [12:33 AM]
Tenaha hands White Oak its first loss, 26-15

WHITE OAK — The No. 10-ranked White Oak Roughnecks fell from the undefeated ranks, losing to Class 2A No. 3 Tenaha 26-15 on Friday at Roughneck Stadium. The Roughnecks were playing without senior two-way starters Jake Pullen and Zach Rowe.…

20 September 2014 [12:32 AM]
Gilmer vanquishes Daingerfield, 61-9

DAINGERFIELD — It was John F. Kennedy who once solemnly professed that “those who so foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.” My, how times do change. The unvanquished Gilmer Buckeyes broke the backs…

20 September 2014 [12:31 AM]
Eiland powers Canton's 48-28 win over Spring Hill

LONGVIEW — Chandler Eiland accounted for five touchdowns — two in the fourth quarter — to guide Canton to a 48-28 victory over Spring Hill on Friday night at Panther Stadium. Eiland was 21 of 34 for 370 yards and…

20 September 2014 [12:29 AM]
Apple Springs pulls away from King's Academy

APPLE SPRINGS — After a back-and-forth first three quarters, Apple Springs took advantage of fourth-quarter turnovers to pull away for a 41-25 victory over King’s Academy on Friday night. The Royal Knights were led by Ronnie Cox, who ran for…

20 September 2014 [12:27 AM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Whitehouse edges Lindale, 3-1

LINDALE — Whitehouse gained an early advantage in the District 16-5A volleyball race with a 3-1 victory over Lindale on Friday. Ashton Ates led the way for the LadyCats (19-10, 2-0) with 17 kills, five blocks and three aces. Megan…

20 September 2014 [12:26 AM]
Contreras rushes for 150 to help Harmony top Hawkins 29-8

HARMONY — Eric Contreras ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns to power Harmony past Hawkins 29-8 on Friday night. Contreras opened the scoring with an 11-yard burst midway through the first. He added an 18-yard score in the waning…

19 September 2014 [11:47 PM]
Johnson accounts for 5 TDs as Alto crushes Buffalo 63-0

ALTO — The Alto Yellowjackets handily improved their season record to 3-0 Friday with a 63-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons. Keenan Johnson rushed for two touchdowns in the first quarter and threw for three in the second to lead…

19 September 2014 [11:36 PM]