Whitehouse's Patrick Mahomes goes No. 10 to Kansas City Chiefs in NFL Draft

“I’m going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come.” Patrick Mahomes II didn’t break out into the old Wilbert Harrison song, but it would have been fitting. Mahomes, the strong-armed gunslinger quarterback from Whitehouse, was the 10th overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in Thursday’s 82nd annual NFL Draft. “This is such an…

Tyus Bowser not deterred by not going in first round of NFL Draft

Thursday wasn’t the night, but the Bowser household knows its coming. Tyus Bowser’s house was standing room only as friends, family and teammates gathered to watch the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night. Bowser was projected as a late first-round, early second-round selection, but the former John Tyler and University of Houston pass rusher was not drafted.

Mahomes Draft Party Live Blog: Mahomes goes No. 10 to Kansas City Chiefs

Editor’s Note: Phil Hicks, Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com Sports Editor is at the draft party tonight for Patrick Mahomes II and will be providing a live blog that will have updates throughout the evening as the Whitehouse native and Texas Tech superstar is drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Robert E. Lee, John Tyler athletes eyeing state berths at Class 6A Region II track & field meet

Robert E. Lee and John Tyler athletes are a couple steps away from state. The Red Raiders and Lions will compete in the Class 6A Region II track and field meet at Baylor’s Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium on Friday and Saturday. Prelims will be Friday with finals on Saturday. The top two in each event advance to the state meet in Austin.

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Tyus Bowser not deterred by not going in first round of NFL Draft

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27 April 2017 [10:16 PM]
John Tyler's Daz Johnson signs to play basketball at Cisco College

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27 April 2017 [04:47 PM]
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26 April 2017 [01:29 AM]
TJC golfers win District tournament

ABILENE - Tyler Junior College rallied on Tuesday to capture the NJCAA District 2 Golf Championship at Diamondback Golf Course. TJC trailed by five strokes entering the final but overcame Midland College to win the title with a 54-hole score…

26 April 2017 [12:45 AM]
Canton wins regional golf tournament

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26 April 2017 [12:17 AM]
Troup headed back to state golf

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26 April 2017 [12:01 AM]
Walks help Robert E. Lee defeat John Tyler 7-0

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25 April 2017 [10:10 PM]
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25 April 2017 [04:20 PM]
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24 April 2017 [11:18 PM]
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23 April 2017 [12:50 AM]
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