Griffin garners 1,000th win as Brownsboro defeats WP

WILLS POINT - It was a team effort as the Brownsboro Bearettes defeated Wills Point 65-45 to give head coach Fred Griffin his 1,000th career victory on Tuesday night. The milestone victory also clinched another district championship for Griffin and the Bearettes. No. 11 Brownsboro and No. 12 Canton shared the District 14-4A girls basketball…

John Tyler boys, girls sweep 10th doubleheader of 2016

LINDALE - John Tyler made it a perfect 10 in 2016. In the final girls-boys doubleheader of the season, the John Tyler girls and boys swept Lindale to make it 10 sweeps out of 10 in the calendar year. The sixth-ranked Lady Lions used a big second half to win 75-33 and secure a co-District 16-5A

Robert E. Lee's playoff hopes dashed in loss to Naaman Forest

Robert E. Lee needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Garland Naaman Forest never gave the Red Raiders a chance. The visiting Rangers connected on three treys in the opening minutes and a three-point play from Terrell Anderson to outscore REL 12-2 and were never threatened again in a 53-42 Lee loss Tuesday at Varsity Gymnasium. The Red

Bishop Gorman athletes headed to the next level

 Trinity University gained a few more Crusaders while another Bishop Gorman standout is going to stay a Crusader in college. Bishop T.K. Gorman School held a signing day celebration Tuesday morning for five of its student athletes. Four of the five chose to continue their athletic careers at Division III schools while another signed a

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Robert E. Lee's playoff hopes dashed in loss to Naaman Forest

Robert E. Lee needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Garland Naaman Forest never gave the Red Raiders a chance. The visiting Rangers connected on three treys in the opening minutes and a three-point play from Terrell Anderson…

09 February 2016 [11:51 PM]
Soccer Rdp: Lee boys edge N. Garland, 1-0

GARLAND - Alan Fernandez smashed a 30-yard rocket for the only goal of the night Tuesday as Robert E. Lee went on the road and defeated North Garland 1-0. The victory gives Lee (3-2) 10 points in the league standings.…

09 February 2016 [11:44 PM]
Boys Hoops Rdp: Brownsboro Bears clinch 2nd district title

WILLS POINT - The Brownsboro Bears defeated Wills Point 58-36 on Tuesday to clinch their second straight boys basketball District 14-4A championship. It is also the Bears’ fourth league championship in five years. Tamrick Pace had a game-high 15 points,…

09 February 2016 [11:41 PM]
TAPPS Rdp: All Saints rolls to win at 2-4A tournament

RONNY CHRISTIE, Sports Correspondent The All Saints Trojans jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead and then were somewhat lackadaisical against the underdog Garland Brighter Horizons Academy basketball squad. All Saints coach Eddie Francis pulled his starters and made their…

09 February 2016 [11:38 PM]
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John Tyler boys, girls sweep 10th doubleheader of 2016

LINDALE - John Tyler made it a perfect 10 in 2016. In the final girls-boys doubleheader of the season, the John Tyler girls and boys swept Lindale to make it 10 sweeps out of 10 in the calendar year. The…

09 February 2016 [11:36 PM]
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Griffin garners 1,000th win as Brownsboro defeats WP

WILLS POINT - It was a team effort as the Brownsboro Bearettes defeated Wills Point 65-45 to give head coach Fred Griffin his 1,000th career victory on Tuesday night. The milestone victory also clinched another district championship for Griffin and the…

09 February 2016 [11:33 PM]
Troup captures Robert E. Lee Golf Invitational

The Troup Tigers, led by Jamey Scruggs’ 81, captured first place in the Robert E. Lee Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday at Hollytree Country Club. The Tigers carded 346, followed by Bullard Brook Hill (354) and Grace Community (365). Holden…

09 February 2016 [11:29 PM]
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YOESTING: Leicester City an underdog of epic proportions

Everyone loves an underdog. From the Miracle Mets in 1969, the U.S. Olympic hockey team’s Miracle on Ice in 1980 and Jimmy Valvano’s N.C. State’s miraculous buzzer-beater in 1983, underdogs overcoming all odds to win are part of what…

09 February 2016 [11:27 PM]
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Bishop Gorman athletes headed to the next level

Trinity University gained a few more Crusaders while another Bishop Gorman standout is going to stay a Crusader in college. Bishop T.K. Gorman School held a signing day celebration Tuesday morning for five of its student athletes. Four of…

09 February 2016 [11:25 PM]
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Browns deny lying about Johnny Manziel's concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Browns say Johnny Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated…

09 February 2016 [02:40 PM]
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Brownsboro's Griffin eyes win No. 1,000

From the bayous of Louisiana to the Oceanside near South Beach to the Piney Woods of East Texas, Fred Griffin has seen a lot of the country and hundreds of basketball gyms. A flood of memories are rushing back to…

08 February 2016 [11:57 PM]
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Brook Hill students sign with colleges Video

BULLARD - Caleb Chadwell and Bryant Robinson were enveloped by an overflowing standing-room-only group of friends, faculty, media and students Monday afternoon at Brook Hill’s Kyle Lake Athletic Center. Robinson signed a scholarship letter of intent for football to Midwestern…

08 February 2016 [11:43 PM]
Lee basketball teams still in postseason contention

It is all on the line Tuesday for the Robert E. Lee basketball teams. The Lady Raiders are at Garland Naaman Forest with the Red Raiders hosting the Rangers at 7:15 p.m. at the REL Varsity Gymnasium. Lady Raiders…

08 February 2016 [11:34 PM]
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Affidavit: Attack left Manziel's ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

DALLAS (AP) - Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend says he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that's being investigated by police that she lost hearing in one ear. An affidavit filed by Colleen Crowley was obtained by KXAS-TV. Crowley won…

08 February 2016 [06:30 PM]
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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…

08 February 2016 [11:24 AM]
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Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy…

08 February 2016 [11:22 AM]
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Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) - From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. On advertising's biggest night, Chrysler celebrated Jeep with an ad featuring…

08 February 2016 [11:20 AM]
Lee's Spaude third in fly at 6A regional swimming

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…

06 February 2016 [11:08 PM]
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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]
TJC Apaches win, Apache Ladies lose to Bossier Parish

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

ROCKWALL - Robert E. Lee’s Kelsey Spaude followed up her impressive district performance with an equally strong showing at regionals. Spaude qualified for finals in three events during Friday’s Class 6A Region III Swimming and Diving Championship preliminaries at…

05 February 2016 [11:38 PM]
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Girls Hoops Rdp: No. 13 Brownsoboro edges No. 10 Canton

CANTON - Lindsay Edwards led a balanced scoring effort as the 13th-ranked Brownsboro Bearettes edged No. 10 Canton 51-42 on Friday night. Lilly Nelson scored a game-high 16 to lead the Lady Eagles, who were outscored 22-12 in the middle…

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]