John Tyler boys and girls sweep Jacksonville

John Tyler might want to start investing in more brooms. The Lions and Lady Lions have played nine District 16-5A doubleheaders in 2016 and swept them all. Friday night against Jacksonville at the Lions Den was no different. …

Sibling Success: Destarac brothers making big splash with REL swim team

Sibling swimmers Javier and Alberto Destarac competed at the TAPPS Division II swim meet last year with Javier, a senior, grabbing bronze in the 50 freestyle and Alberto, a freshman, racing in the relays for Bishop Gorman. Javier had competed at state the previous three years and was regional champion two years in a row. He was entering his

Johnny Manziel's father worried quarterback self-destructing

CLEVELAND (AP) - With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. Manziel was dropped by his agent Friday and will be released

John Tyler's Mike Smith earns win No. 500

Before John Tyler traveled to play Corsicana on Tuesday, Lady Lions coach Mike Smith made a throwaway comment to assistant coach Charlie Sizemore. “Hey Sizemore,” Smith said. “You’re the only one that will probably care: Tonight if we win it’ll be my 500th win.”

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Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis interim head coach

NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Associate head coach Kurt Rambis…

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08 February 2016 [11:20 AM]
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ROCKWALL - Robert E. Lee’s Kelsey Spaude finished in third place in the girls 100-yard butterfly Saturday at the Class 6A Region III Swimming and Diving Championships at Rockwall ISD Aquatic Center. Spaude’s time in the 100 fly was 58.92…

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UT Tyler opens season with doubleheader sweep

The No. 20 UT Tyler baseball team swept a doubleheader from the University of Dallas on Saturday, winning 2-1 and 16-3 to open its season at Irwin Field. In the first game, UT Tyler starter Cason Adams pitched a…

06 February 2016 [11:06 PM]
Tyler Junior College baseball finishes off weekend sweep

Tyler Junior College completed a three-game sweep of Frank Phillips College with 3-0 and 11-6 victories on Saturday at Mike Carter Field. The wins moved TJC to 5-0 on the season. The Plainsmen fell to 0-3. The Apaches return to…

06 February 2016 [10:59 PM]
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BOSSIER CITY, La. - The Tyler Junior College basketball squads split a Region XIV basketball doubleheader against Bossier Parish Community College on Saturday. The Apaches defeated the Cavaliers 62-56 while the Apache Ladies dropped a 79-74 decision. TJC’s teams return…

06 February 2016 [10:21 PM]
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TJC blanks Plainsmen

Staff Reports The No. 1-ranked Tyler Junior College Apaches defeated Frank Phillips College 4-0 on Friday at Mike Carter Field. The two teams return to play on Saturday for a doubleheader. The first game is slated to start at…

05 February 2016 [11:40 PM]
Lee's Spaude, Destarac qualify for finals at 6A regional swimming

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05 February 2016 [11:33 PM]
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John Tyler boys and girls sweep Jacksonville

John Tyler might want to start investing in more brooms. The Lions and Lady Lions have played nine District 16-5A doubleheaders in 2016 and swept them all. Friday night against Jacksonville at the Lions Den was no different. The sixth-ranked…

05 February 2016 [11:02 PM]
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Johnny Manziel's father worried quarterback self-destructing

CLEVELAND (AP) - With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last…

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina, police say. He was 41. Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra's body was found earlier in the day with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.…

05 February 2016 [02:46 PM]
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TJC softball goes to 7-0

BULLARD - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies swept the Lamar State-Port Arthur Seahawks in a softball doubleheader on Thursday at Schwab Field on The Brook Hill School campus. TJC, 7-0 on the young season, scored wins of 10-1 and…

04 February 2016 [11:47 PM]
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Patriot women keep rolling

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04 February 2016 [11:42 PM]
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Williams sixth straight Tylerite to appear in Super Bowl

Teddy Williams is keeping the streak alive. For the sixth straight year, a Tylerite is a member of a team taking part in the Super Bowl. Williams, a defensive back for the Carolina Panthers from Tyler, helped ensure his team…

04 February 2016 [11:29 PM]
Robert E. Lee girls win in shootout over Lakeview Centennial

GARLAND - Robert E. Lee was perfect in the penalty shootout following a 3-3 regulation to come away a 4-2 shootout victory over Garland Lakeview Centennial and with two points on Wednesday in a District 11-6A soccer match at Homer…

04 February 2016 [10:05 PM]
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John Tyler's Mike Smith earns win No. 500

Before John Tyler traveled to play Corsicana on Tuesday, Lady Lions coach Mike Smith made a throwaway comment to assistant coach Charlie Sizemore. “Hey Sizemore,” Smith said. “You’re the only one that will probably care: Tonight if we win it’ll…

04 February 2016 [09:38 PM]
High School Basketball Stats, Feb. 4

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04 February 2016 [05:59 PM]
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TJC Signing Class

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04 February 2016 [12:38 AM]
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Apaches ink with 4-year colleges

Sixteen Apaches have signed with four-year colleges, Tyler Junior College football coach Danny Palmer announced on Wednesday. The football players include: Hayden Nichols, Angelo State; Josh Outlaw, Louisiana Tech; Junior Olie, Northern Arizona; Ryan Parker, TCU; Sederian Copeland, Alabama-Birmingham; Craig…

04 February 2016 [12:28 AM]
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TJC softball signees

The following are the Tyler Junior College softball signees: Kaycie Moore - Catcher, Tomball Memorial High School, Tomball Career highlights: .316BA, .441 OBP, .950 fielding percentage. Moore received first team all-district. Sophomore and junior seasons, she was recognized on…

04 February 2016 [12:11 AM]
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4 Chapel Hill seniors sign with colleges

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03 February 2016 [11:48 PM]
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Lindale players headed to next level

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Frankston's Rogers headed to Aggieland

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03 February 2016 [11:24 PM]
No. 15 TJC women fall to Angelina College

LUFKIN - Tyler Junior College scored 35 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough as the No. 15 Apache Ladies fell to Angelina College, 91-87, Wednesday night in Region XIV women’s basketball action at Shands Gymnasium. TJC (19-5,…

03 February 2016 [11:13 PM]