HICKS: Cowboys impress in rout of Colts

ARLINGTON — Maybe Chris Christie is starting his presidential run early. The Jersey guy grew up a huge Dallas Cowboys and a Roger Staubach fan. Last week he sat with owner Jerry Jones in Philly and this week the New Jersey governor was in the suite with the NFL’s all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith. Not sure how Gov. Rick Perr…

John Tyler's Leonard, Smith top 16-5A newcomers

John Tyler racked up 15 first-team honors on the All-District 16-5A football team and Lions Bryson Smith and Pierre Leonard were named offensive and defensive newcomers of the year, respectively. Smith, a sophomore receiver and backup quarterback, finished the year with 300 yards receiving, 148 passing and 88 rushing.

Lee QB Hall named 11-6A Offensive MVP

Robert E. Lee junior quarterback Zach Hall rolled up yardage and touchdowns against all seven district opponents and the coaches noticed, choosing Hall as Co-Offensive MVP on the District 11-6A All-District Football Team.

Gilmer rallies for state championship

ARLINGTON — Blake Lynch scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Gilmer overcame an 18-point deficit to beat West Orange-Stark 35-25 for the Class 3A Division II state championship Friday. Gilmer (16-0) won its third state title, all in the last 11 years.

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HICKS: Cowboys impress in rout of Colts

ARLINGTON — Maybe Chris Christie is starting his presidential run early. The Jersey guy grew up a huge Dallas Cowboys and a Roger Staubach fan. Last week he sat with owner Jerry Jones in Philly and this week the New…

21 December 2014 [09:41 PM]
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John Tyler's Leonard, Smith top 16-5A newcomers

John Tyler racked up 15 first-team honors on the All-District 16-5A football team and Lions Bryson Smith and Pierre Leonard were named offensive and defensive newcomers of the year, respectively. Smith, a sophomore receiver and backup quarterback, finished the year…

21 December 2014 [09:34 PM]
Whitehouse, Lindale rack up 16-5A VB honors

Whitehouse and Lindale both finished 11-1 in District 16-5A and both shared the spoils on the all-district volleyball team. Lindale junior outside hitter Rhyan Rand was named the Most Valuable Player while senior teammate Travicia Acy earned Blocker of the…

21 December 2014 [09:31 PM]
TAPPS All-State Football Teams

Bishop Gorman and Grace Community both placed two players on the TAPPS Division II all-state team while district champion Bullard Brook Hill placed one on the first team. Senior linebacker Malik Alley earned the lone nod on the first team…

21 December 2014 [09:28 PM]
TAPPS All-State Volleyball Teams

Bullard Brook Hill senior outside hitter Samantha Anderson earned second-team all-state honors on the TAPPS Class 4A All-State volleyball team. Anderson led the Lady Guard to a 15-13 record as the team’s leader in kills and blocks. In November,…

21 December 2014 [09:27 PM]
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Lee QB Hall named 11-6A Offensive MVP

Robert E. Lee junior quarterback Zach Hall rolled up yardage and touchdowns against all seven district opponents and the coaches noticed, choosing Hall as Co-Offensive MVP on the District 11-6A All-District Football Team. Hall entered district play with only one…

20 December 2014 [11:32 PM]
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Lee's Winchester named all-District 11-6A first team volleyball

Robert E. Lee senior libero Taylor Winchester received first-team All-District 11-6A honors for her efforts on defense in helping the Lady Raiders secure a tie for fourth place in the league standings. Lee was later dropped to fifth after self-reporting…

20 December 2014 [11:26 PM]
Boys HS Hoops Roundup, Dec. 20: Grace tops 6A Turner

Trevor Gunter and Andrew Melhart combined for 41 points as Grace Community took down Class 6A Carrollton Turner 58-49 on Saturday. Gunter scored 22, including 14 of 16 from the free throw line, pulling down 10 rebounds. Melhart hit three…

20 December 2014 [11:03 PM]
TAPPS All-District Football Teams

Bullard Brook Hill’s Grant Hanks and Bishop Gorman’s Jordan Morales were named the offensive and defensive MVPs of TAPPS D-II District 2. Hanks, a senior quarterback, threw for 2,083 yards in the regular season with 24 touchdowns to eight interceptions…

20 December 2014 [08:45 PM]
TAPPS All-District Volleyball Teams

Three Lady Panthers from East Texas Christian Academy highlight the TAPPS 4-2A all-district volleyball first team, while a number of East Texans were honored on the TAPPS 2-4A squad. Senior outside hitter Lindsey Shawver, junior setter Breanna Mitchell and sophomore…

20 December 2014 [08:45 PM]
HS Soccer Roundup: All Saints' Werner scores 8

Allie Werner scored eight goals and had three assists as All Saints defeated Bishop Gorman 11-1 on Friday night at Mewbourne Field. Ashton Bellamy had two goals and six assists while Sam Morgan scored once for the Lady Trojans. Adding…

19 December 2014 [11:25 PM]
Girls HS Hoops Roundup, Dec. 19: WH edges Lindale

WHITEHOUSE — Morgan Tauscher hit for 17 points and Madyson Wilkins added 10 points as Whitehouse scored a 47-41 victory over Lindale. Jade Mauldin led Lindale with 12 points, while Lexa Clay added 10. ——— District 16-5A Whitehouse 47, Lindale…

19 December 2014 [11:24 PM]
Boys HS Hoops Roundup, Dec. 19: All Saints rolls

The All Saints Trojans’ well-oiled basketball machine kept rolling in an 87-43 win over Gladewater on Friday night at Brookshire Gym. Aston Francis scored 11 of his 24 in the first quarter as the Trojans jumped to a 32-15 lead.…

19 December 2014 [11:19 PM]
JT Hoops: Lady Lions cruise, Lions fall in Nac

NACOGDOCHES — John Tyler had five players in double figures as the Lady Lions rolled to an 83-47 victory over Nacogdoches in their final District 16-5A game of the year. Tameal Jones hit for 15, followed by Destini Whitehead (13),…

19 December 2014 [11:15 PM]
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Red Raiders crush Longview, 57-32

Usually when a team is outscored 10-2 in the fourth period on its home floor, it’s a cause for concern. But Robert E. Lee’s “Red Mob” student section was too busy singing Christmas carols to care much about the score.…

19 December 2014 [11:10 PM]
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Macy Chenevert's legacy living on in tournament

It didn’t take long for Raef Wall to catch on. His first day on the job, the first-year Bishop Gorman girls basketball coach was told the story of Macy Chenevert. Wall then parlayed the tale to his young, freshman-filled team.…

19 December 2014 [11:04 PM]
Patriots basketball splits pair

MARSHALL — UT Tyler split a pair of American Southwest Conference basketball games with East Texas Baptist University on Friday night at Ornelas Gym. The Patriot women scored an 85-69 win over the Lady Lions, while the Patriot men fell…

19 December 2014 [10:07 PM]
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Gilmer rallies for state championship

ARLINGTON — Blake Lynch scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Gilmer overcame an 18-point deficit to beat West Orange-Stark 35-25 for the Class 3A Division II state championship Friday. Gilmer (16-0) won its third state title, all in the last 11…

19 December 2014 [04:35 PM]
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From the field: Gilmer vs. West Orange-Stark Video

Our Trevor Peele, Michael Hall and Richard Hall are at AT&T Stadium and are posting big-play video highlights within minutes after they occur on the field! Check out our live scoreboard: http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com In-game highlights of big games: https://facebook.com/etfinalscore or http://www.etfinalscore.com/area/Video-218…

19 December 2014 [02:03 PM]
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Young Mineola squad falls in final

ARLINGTON — Mineola accomplished something no team in their school’s history has ever done. But the Jackets join Wall and Daingerfield as teams that were unable to deny Cameron Yoe from continuing its historic run. The Yoemen tied a UIL…

19 December 2014 [12:37 AM]
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Lee's Durman named Class 6A first-team all state

Robert E. Lee senior linebacker Brandon Durman was one of three REL players to be chosen to the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 6A All-State football team, it was announced on Thursday. The awards were based on regular-season performance.…

18 December 2014 [11:29 PM]
Boys HS Hoops Roundup, Dec. 18

BEN WHEELER — Davis Moore hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 22 points to help Martins Mill defeat Tenaha 67-42 on Thursday in the Bryan Mewbourn Tournament. Logan Jenkins added 17, also hitting five 3-pointers for the Mustangs (10-1).…

18 December 2014 [11:11 PM]
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Waskom captures first state title, 41-22

ARLINGTON — There’s a first time for everything. This first was very special for Wildcats head coach Whitney Keeling as he led Waskom to the school’s first state football championship. Waskom, behind Offensive MVP Kevin Johnson and Defensive MVP Chan…

18 December 2014 [11:06 PM]
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From the field: Mineola vs. Cameron Yoe Video

Our Trevor Peele and Micah Coltman are at AT&T Stadium and are posting big-play video highlights within minutes after they occur on the field! Check out our live scoreboard: http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com In-game highlights of big games: https://facebook.com/etfinalscore or http://www.etfinalscore.com/area/Video-218 Live tweeting…

18 December 2014 [11:05 PM]
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East Texas Pipeline: Johnson earns All-America honors

Former Gilmer High School star Gus Johnson continues to rack up the postseason awards after his record-breaking senior campaign at Stephen F. Austin State University, as the senior running back was named an American Football Coaches Association FCS All-American earlier…

18 December 2014 [11:03 PM]
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From the field: Waskom vs. Newton Video

Our Trevor Peele and Micah Coltman are at AT&T Stadium and are posting big-play video highlights within minutes after they occur on the field! Check out our live scoreboard: http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com In-game highlights of big games: https://facebook.com/etfinalscore or http://www.etfinalscore.com/area/Video-218 Live tweeting…

18 December 2014 [07:44 PM]
Lions open 16-5A play Friday at Nac

The record’s there, but John Tyler boys basketball coach Cedeno Clark still isn’t sure what to make of his team. Clark has led the Lions to their best record entering district play since the 2009-10 season, when they entered league…

18 December 2014 [06:00 PM]
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State title games for Gilmer, Mineola, Waskom previewed Video

ETFinalScore's Trevor Peele, Travis Yoesting and Chris Parry preview the games being played tonight and tomorrow at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. ETFinalScore will be at all three, providing live scoreboard updates, as well as video highlights of big plays as…

18 December 2014 [09:01 AM]