Runaway: Lions’ RB breaking away from defenses

John Tyler running back Jeremy Wilson carries a football with him all day, throughout the halls and in between classes. People stop to ask why — if coaches are forcing him to do it. “I just keep walking, I don’t really even entertain them,” Wilson said. “I just know I’ve got a purpose and I do everything with a…

TAPPS Notebook: Goodwin stellar for Gorman

In Bishop Gorman’s 38-21 victory over Troup on Friday, Michael Goodwin and receiver Connor Hobbs put up some huge, head-turning numbers. Goodwin, a junior quarterback in his first year under center, threw for 453 yards on 28 of 34 passing, adding another 157 yards rushing on 19 carries.

PARRY: As injuries mount, fantasy owners need to Always Be Working

Injuries happen in fantasy football. It is the main reason fantasy experts continuously tell owners to make sure they handcuff (draft the backup) their No.

On the Mark: Lee DBs much improved from a year ago

Robert E. Lee coach Darrell Piske did not shy away from the Red Raiders deficiencies in its secondary for 2013.

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18 September 2014 [11:53 AM]
Late Tuesday Volleyball: Winona sweeps to victory

ORE CITY — The Winona Lady Wildcats made quick work of Ore City on Tuesday, winning in three games, 25-16, 25-17, 25-20. Winona was paced by 11 kills from Kawaii Gordon and 24 assists from Bailey Daniels. ——— Winona 3,…

18 September 2014 [12:39 AM]
Lee set to open district play, join Metroplex

Robert E. Lee football’s first week as a Metroplex high school begins Friday. The Red Raiders (1-2) are starting a District 11-6A slate comprised entirely of opponents not in East Texas. Lee will be heading west for the foreseeable future…

18 September 2014 [12:10 AM]
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17 September 2014 [11:09 PM]
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17 September 2014 [11:05 PM]
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Runaway: Lions’ RB breaking away from defenses

John Tyler running back Jeremy Wilson carries a football with him all day, throughout the halls and in between classes. People stop to ask why — if coaches are forcing him to do it. “I just keep walking, I don’t…

17 September 2014 [10:59 PM]
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TAPPS Notebook: Goodwin stellar for Gorman

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16 September 2014 [11:50 PM]
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On the Mark: Lee DBs much improved from a year ago

Robert E. Lee coach Darrell Piske did not shy away from the Red Raiders deficiencies in its secondary for 2013. “We turned every team we played into a passing team,” Piske said in an interview that appeared in the Tyler…

16 September 2014 [11:36 PM]
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Patriots soccer scores early in 1-0 win

UT Tyler defeated Oklahoma City University 1-0 behind a third-minute goal from Diego Gutierrez-Chavez on Tuesday. The Patriots improved to 3-0 on the season. Also on Tuesday, the UT Tyler women’s soccer team routed University of Dallas 5-0 in Irving.…

16 September 2014 [11:33 PM]
YOESTING: Dortmund, Atletico still strong despite departures

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16 September 2014 [11:27 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Lady Lions stay unbeaten in 16-5A

LUFKIN — Behind Chenique Baxter’s 11-kill, 19-dig performance, John Tyler defeated Lufkin 3-1 to move to 2-0 in District 16-5A play on Friday. The Lady Lions (13-16) won 25-17, 25-23, 14-25, 25-13. Dede Rouege lifted JT with 13 kills and…

16 September 2014 [11:25 PM]
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Lady Raiders grab first 11-6A win

Robert E. Lee needed a victory at home to even its district record and the Lady Raiders made quick work of Garland Naaman Forest to do it. Lee swept Naaman Forest 25-19, 25-12, 25-16 to raise its overall record to…

16 September 2014 [11:20 PM]
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16 September 2014 [09:33 AM]
Loss to Lee drops Lions to No. 7 in AP poll

John Tyler dropped from first to seventh in the Class 5A Associated Press State High School Football Poll released Monday. The Lions’ fall follows a dramatic 37-31 defeat to crosstown rival Robert E. Lee on Friday. The loss was JT’s…

15 September 2014 [10:32 PM]
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15 September 2014 [11:04 AM]
Brownsboro stops Ford

QUINLAN — The Brownsboro Bears registered a 36-20 win over Quinlan Ford on Friday. Damien Thompson rushed for 122 yards and scored two touchdowns on 18 carries to lead the Bears, who rushed for 199 yards. Will Bailey added 33…

14 September 2014 [10:55 PM]
Lee Cross Country

HALLSVILLE — The Robert E. Lee cross country teams competed at the Hallsville Invitational at Lear Park in Longview on Friday. The girls team finished third, led by medalists Zoraya Numez’s fourth place (22 minutes and 17 seconds) and…

14 September 2014 [10:54 PM]
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Apaches overwhelm Arkansas Baptist, 63-18

After a slow start Saturday night, the Tyler Junior College Apaches put on display their arsenal of weapons. The Apaches scored through the air, on the ground, by defense and special teams en route to overwhelming Arkansas Baptist 63-18 at…

13 September 2014 [11:48 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: John Tyler wins 16-5A opener

Dede Rouege supplied 11 kills and 16 digs to help John Tyler opened District 16-5A play with a 3-0 sweep over Jacksonville on Friday at the Lions Den. The Lady Lions won 25-15, 25-13, 25-8 to move to 12-16 overall.…

13 September 2014 [11:45 PM]
Area College Roundup: TJC upsets No. 1 Blinn in volleyball

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13 September 2014 [11:40 PM]
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13 September 2014 [11:39 PM]
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Lee Wrap: Raiders overcome Lions, own miscues in upset

Robert E. Lee honored the 2004 state championship team Friday. Ten years ago it seemed that any adversity that was thrown at the Red Raiders would be overcome. Lee just had a knack of getting the big play when it…

13 September 2014 [11:31 PM]