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 Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. The No. 13 Apaches, who fell behind 12-0, improve to 2-1 on the season,…

Upended: Winless Lee does unthinkable and topples No. 1 John Tyler

Robert E. Lee was the home team, but ran onto Earl Campbell Field and did not go to the middle center circle.

JT Wrap: Mistakes cost Lions in loss to Lee

It’s a refrain that Ricklan Holmes repeats often. The John Tyler coach preaches to his team that the Lions have to beat the Lions and not worry about the opponent.

Lee Wrap: Raiders overcome Lions, own miscues in upset

Robert E. Lee honored the 2004 state championship team Friday.

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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

BRENHAM — Tyler Junior College pulled off a big win for not only the Apache Ladies on Saturday, but also their head coach Ronda Shirley. The No. 4 Apache Ladies shocked No. 1 Blinn 3-0 in the Blinn Invitational Volleyball…

13 September 2014 [11:40 PM]
Fairfield too much for Palestine, 49-21

PALESTINE — The Fairfield Eagles scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to break open a close game as they downed the Palestine Wildcats, 49-21, in a non-district football game at Wildcat Stadium Friday night. The start of the game…

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]
Lamar routs Texas College 73-0

BEAUMONT — Caleb Berry threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Lamar to a 73-0 rout of Texas College of the NAIA on Saturday night. Berry connected with Reggie Begelton for a 6-yard score and Mark Roberts…

13 September 2014 [11:28 PM]
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JT Wrap: Mistakes cost Lions in loss to Lee

It’s a refrain that Ricklan Holmes repeats often. The John Tyler coach preaches to his team that the Lions have to beat the Lions and not worry about the opponent. After Friday’s loss to archrival Robert E. Lee, he reiterated…

13 September 2014 [11:23 PM]
Dowell runs for 4 TDs as Malakoff blanks Kerens

KERENS — Marcus Dowell rushed for four touchdowns Friday night to lead the Malakoff Tigers to a 34-0 blanking of the Kerens Bobcats before a standing-room-only crowd. Dowell put three touchdowns on the scoreboard in the first half and Clay…

13 September 2014 [02:37 AM]
HS football East Texas and state scores

East Texas Robert E. Lee 37, John Tyler 31 Jacksonville 50, Mount Pleasant 48 Whitehouse 56, Sulphur Springs 35 Van 52, Lindale 20 Hallsville 41, Athens 21 Nacogdoches 34, Carthage 14 Kilgore 40, Pine Tree 7 Fairfield 49, Palestine 21…

13 September 2014 [02:33 AM]
Apaches face Arkansas Baptist today in home opener

After opening the season with two road games, the Tyler Junior College football team has its home opener tonight. The Apaches, ranked No. 13 in the nation with a 1-1 record, take on non-league foe Arkansas Baptist College (1-2) at…

13 September 2014 [02:31 AM]
St. Thomas More (La.) storms past Gladewater, 42-21

SHREVEPORT, La. — Gladewater overcame a sloppy start to rattle off 21 unanswered points after quickly trailing 14-0 in the first quarter to take a 21-14 lead over Louisiana power St. Thomas More into the break, but the Cougars took…

13 September 2014 [02:29 AM]
Tyler HEAT cruises past Cornerstone, 80-32

GRANBURY — The Tyler HEAT scored an 80-32 win over Granbury Cornerstone Christian on Friday in a six-man football game. The HEAT returns to play Sept. 20 at Athens Christian.…

13 September 2014 [02:28 AM]
Henderson strikes quick to down Rusk 50-21

HENDERSON — Henderson knew a quick strike attack was necessary Friday night with the threat of thunderstorms looming large. And start quick the Lions did as Henderson (2-1) scored on three of its first four possessions to steamroll previously undefeated…

13 September 2014 [02:26 AM]
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Three title teams among TISD Hall of Fame inductees

Former John Tyler High School Coach Johnny “Red” Stidger said he felt “honored” and “real proud” to be inducted into the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high school football…

13 September 2014 [02:25 AM]
Waskom celebrates homecoming with 49-29 win over Hughes Springs

WASKOM — June Bug Johnson scored once on the ground to go along with a touchdown reception, and the Waskom Wildcats celebrated homecoming with a 49-29 win over Hughes Springs. Waskom scored twice in each of the first three quarters…

13 September 2014 [02:25 AM]
Sneed powers Hallsville to 41-21 win over Athens

ATHENS — Khalil Sneed rambled for 128 yards and two touchdowns and Wyatt Woolverton add 127 more and one TD as the Hallsville Bobcats defeated the Athens Hornets 41-21 Friday. Hallsville, 2-1, took a 7-0 first-quarter lead on a a…

13 September 2014 [02:24 AM]
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Gorman moves to 3-0 with 38-21 victory over Troup

TROUP — Bishop Gorman stayed undefeated on the year with a 38-21 win over Troup on Friday night. The Crusaders moved to 3-0 on the year heading into their bye week. They open TAPPS D-II District 2 play on Sept.…

13 September 2014 [02:17 AM]
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Lions lose lead, No. 1 ranking to rival Red Raiders

After crushing traditional state powerhouses Plano and Longview in its first two games, John Tyler entered the Rose City rivalry game with Robert E. Lee unbeaten and rated No. 1 in Class 5A. But the Lions were unable to hold…

13 September 2014 [02:08 AM]
Rogers kicks White Oak past Spring Hill, 22-19 in overtime

LONGVIEW — Jack Rogers kicked three field goals for the White Oak Roughnecks on Friday, the most important one coming in overtime as the Roughnecks beat a feisty Spring Hill Panther team 22-19 in the teams’ forty-sixth meeting. The Roughnecks…

13 September 2014 [02:07 AM]
Rains edges Famersville, 29-27

EMORY — The Rains Wildcats improved their season record to 2-1 with a 29-27 win over Farmersville on Friday. McKenna Melton rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats offense. Michael White and Dakota Miller also caught…

13 September 2014 [02:04 AM]
Jacksonville tops Mount Pleasant in shootout to stay unbeaten

MOUNT PLEASANT — Jacksonville running back Datavion Thacker was a man on a mission Friday night, leading to a 50-48 fireworks-show win over Mount Pleasant at Sam Parker Field. Thacker rushed for 148 yards and scored three touchdowns. He also…

13 September 2014 [02:01 AM]
Allen throws 5 TDs in Whitehouse's 56-35 win over Sulphur Springs

WHITEHOUSE — The Whitehouse Wildcats improved to 3-0 on the season with a 56-35 victory over the Sulphur Springs Wildcats on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. Quarterback Jackson Allen continued his stellar play by throwing for five touchdown passes. He…

13 September 2014 [01:58 AM]
Lynch scores 5 TDs, game-clincher as Gilmer nips Tatum 41-35

TATUM — It might be declared that a one-man gang hung the Tatum Eagles out to dry Friday night, overcoming a riveting Taylor-made comeback. Blake Lynch hoofed for three TDs and snared passes for two more, including the game-winner…

13 September 2014 [01:55 AM]
Kilgore hammers Pine Tree, 40-7

KILGORE — Kilgore quarterback Xaviar Gaona threw for three touchdowns and a career-best 205 yards passing as the Bulldogs celebrated their homecoming with a 40-7 victory over Pine Tree on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium. Gaona threw…

13 September 2014 [01:52 AM]
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Carlisle hands All Saints first loss, 23-13

Carlisle scored 23 straight points to secure a 23-13 win over All Saints on Friday night at Mewbourne Field. The Indians (2-1) handed the Trojans (2-1) their first loss of the year after outscoring them 10-0 after halftime. All Saints…

13 September 2014 [01:48 AM]
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Grace defense stifles Harleton in 21-7 win

The Grace Community Cougars used a shutdown defense to stop Harleton, 21-7, Friday night at Clyde-Perkins Stadium. The victory moves the Cougars to 2-1 on the season. It was the Wildcats’ first loss of the season. They drop to 2-1.…

13 September 2014 [01:29 AM]
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Van has three 100-yard rushers in 52-20 rout of Lindale

LINDALE — It was homecoming night for the Eagles, but the Van Vandals had plans of being a spoiler and they did just that Friday. The Vandals improved to 3-0 with a 52-20 victory over the Lindale Eagles at Eagle…

13 September 2014 [01:17 AM]
Sabine rolls past West Rusk, 40-14

NEW LONDON — The Sabine Cardinals rolled to a 40-14 win over West Rusk on Friday, surpassing their win total from a year ago. The Cardinals, off to a 2-1 start after finishing 1-9 last season, opened the scoring with…

13 September 2014 [01:08 AM]
Weather plays havoc with area games

FRANKLIN — The Arp and Franklin football game was cancelled Friday night due to rain and lightning. The game is not expected to be rescheduled. Arp (2-0) has a bye next week and opens District 8-3A Division II play against…

13 September 2014 [01:03 AM]