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. …

Sibling Success: Destarac brothers making big splash with REL swim team

Sibling swimmers Javier and Alberto Destarac competed at the TAPPS Division II swim meet last year with Javier, a senior, grabbing bronze in the 50 freestyle and Alberto, a freshman, racing in the relays for Bishop Gorman. Javier had competed at state the previous three years and was regional champion two years in a row. He was entering his

Johnny Manziel's father worried quarterback self-destructing

CLEVELAND (AP) - With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. Manziel was dropped by his agent Friday and will be released

John Tyler's Mike Smith earns win No. 500

Before John Tyler traveled to play Corsicana on Tuesday, Lady Lions coach Mike Smith made a throwaway comment to assistant coach Charlie Sizemore. “Hey Sizemore,” Smith said. “You’re the only one that will probably care: Tonight if we win it’ll be my 500th win.”

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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]
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Johnny Manziel's father worried quarterback self-destructing

CLEVELAND (AP) - With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last…

05 February 2016 [03:24 PM]
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Reigning dunk champ LaVine: 'I've got tricks up my sleeve'

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is heading back to All-Star weekend to defend his slam dunk title. And he says he has "a few tricks up my sleeve" after dominating the event last year. LaVine will compete…

05 February 2016 [02:50 PM]
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Police: BMX rider Dave Mirra dies at 41 of apparent suicide

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina, police say. He was 41. Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra's body was found earlier in the day with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.…

05 February 2016 [02:46 PM]
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TJC softball goes to 7-0

BULLARD - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies swept the Lamar State-Port Arthur Seahawks in a softball doubleheader on Thursday at Schwab Field on The Brook Hill School campus. TJC, 7-0 on the young season, scored wins of 10-1 and…

04 February 2016 [11:47 PM]
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Patriot women keep rolling

UT Tyler junior Makenzi May matched a personal and program record with seven 3-pointers and Alex Kochner had a double-double with 12 rebounds and 11 assists to help lead No. 5 UT Tyler to a 76-63 win over East Texas…

04 February 2016 [11:42 PM]
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Williams sixth straight Tylerite to appear in Super Bowl

Teddy Williams is keeping the streak alive. For the sixth straight year, a Tylerite is a member of a team taking part in the Super Bowl. Williams, a defensive back for the Carolina Panthers from Tyler, helped ensure his team…

04 February 2016 [11:29 PM]
Robert E. Lee girls win in shootout over Lakeview Centennial

GARLAND - Robert E. Lee was perfect in the penalty shootout following a 3-3 regulation to come away a 4-2 shootout victory over Garland Lakeview Centennial and with two points on Wednesday in a District 11-6A soccer match at Homer…

04 February 2016 [10:05 PM]
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John Tyler's Mike Smith earns win No. 500

Before John Tyler traveled to play Corsicana on Tuesday, Lady Lions coach Mike Smith made a throwaway comment to assistant coach Charlie Sizemore. “Hey Sizemore,” Smith said. “You’re the only one that will probably care: Tonight if we win it’ll…

04 February 2016 [09:38 PM]
High School Basketball Stats, Feb. 4

Girls Scoring Cheyenne Grubbs, Union Grove 18.1 Destini Whitehead, John Tyler 17.8 Summer Grubbs, Union Grove 15.3 Alyssa Mayfield, John Tyler 15.2 Erin Brinkley, Robert E. Lee 13.9 Ashtyn Beal, John Tyler 13.4 Ja Kayla Bowie, Robert E. Lee 13.1…

04 February 2016 [05:59 PM]
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TJC Signing Class

Tyler Junior College Football signess 2016 Mid-Year Enrollees Name, Pos., Previous School, High School McLane Carter, QB, Incarnate Word, Gilmer HS Marvis Brown III, OL, Texas Southern, Little Cypress-Mauriceville HS Alfed Scott, Ath, Texas A&T, Coldspring HS Inoke Ngale, LB,…

04 February 2016 [12:38 AM]
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Apaches ink with 4-year colleges

Sixteen Apaches have signed with four-year colleges, Tyler Junior College football coach Danny Palmer announced on Wednesday. The football players include: Hayden Nichols, Angelo State; Josh Outlaw, Louisiana Tech; Junior Olie, Northern Arizona; Ryan Parker, TCU; Sederian Copeland, Alabama-Birmingham; Craig…

04 February 2016 [12:28 AM]
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TJC softball signees

The following are the Tyler Junior College softball signees: Kaycie Moore - Catcher, Tomball Memorial High School, Tomball Career highlights: .316BA, .441 OBP, .950 fielding percentage. Moore received first team all-district. Sophomore and junior seasons, she was recognized on…

04 February 2016 [12:11 AM]
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4 Chapel Hill seniors sign with colleges

NEW CHAPEL HILL - Four Chapel Hill High School seniors signed college football scholarships on Wednesday on National Signing Day. Signing were Brysien Cross (Southern Nazarene University), Austyn Fendrick (Northwestern State University), Eric O’Quinn (Tyler Junior College) and Andrew Dawson…

03 February 2016 [11:48 PM]
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Lindale players headed to next level

LINDALE - As a child growing up, Lindale’s Kendrick Price would run all over his house with a football, driving his mom wild. “She said, ‘One day it better pay off, all this stress you put me through better pay…

03 February 2016 [11:40 PM]
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Frankston's Rogers headed to Aggieland

FRANKSTON - Kendrick Rogers did a bit of everything for the Frankston Indians, combining for more than 1,000 yards rushing and receiving and recording more than 100 tackles. He even lined up at quarterback a time or two. So when…

03 February 2016 [11:24 PM]
No. 15 TJC women fall to Angelina College

LUFKIN - Tyler Junior College scored 35 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough as the No. 15 Apache Ladies fell to Angelina College, 91-87, Wednesday night in Region XIV women’s basketball action at Shands Gymnasium. TJC (19-5,…

03 February 2016 [11:13 PM]
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Whitehouse's Mayo, Williams pick colleges

  WHITEHOUSE - Trent Williams wanted to play wide receiver at the next level and Henderson State gave the Wildcats senior that chance. To make it even better, he got to share his big day with his best friend, Landry…

03 February 2016 [11:13 PM]
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No. 1 UT Tyler wins season opener

Senior Kelsie Batten tossed a one-hit shutout en route to a 4-0 victory as UT Tyler defeated Pacific Lutheran in its season opener on Wednesday at Suddenlink The three-time All-American allowed a single in the first inning but no Lutes’…

03 February 2016 [11:10 PM]
Grace wins Brook Hill tourney

BULLARD - The Grace Community Cougars, led by Will Harrison and Jamie Clyde, captured the Brook Hill Invitational Golf championship on Monday at Emerald Bay Club on the shores of Lake Palestine. The Cougars had a team score of 312…

03 February 2016 [11:01 PM]
Bears down Rains

EMORY - Tamrick Pace scored a game-high 17 points to propel Brownsboro to a 63-37 victory over Rains on Tuesday. The Bears (19-6, 5-0 District 14-4A) stayed perfect in league play by jumping out to a 34-13 lead by halftime.…

03 February 2016 [10:59 PM]
Hawks top UG

UNION GROVE - Tristian Garrett hit for 23 points and Tyler Willard added 10 as Hawkins defeated Union Grove 52-47 in a District 16-2A basketball game. --- District 16-2A Hawkins 52, Union Grove 47 Hawkins 10 14 10 18 - 52 Union Grove 13 13 14 7 - 47 HAWKINS-Tyler Willard, 10;…

03 February 2016 [10:58 PM]
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Grace Lady Cougars win district

The Grace Community Lady Cougars won their second straight TAPPS Division II District 2 soccer championship Tuesday night. On the season, the Lady Cougars are 15-1-1 and will start the playoffs Feb. 16 at Grace’s Clyde-Perkins Stadium. Members…

03 February 2016 [10:53 PM]
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Powell or McGee: The Battle For Playing Time

Dwight Powell or JaVale McGee? In December of 2014 the Dallas Mavericks made a trade with the Boston Celtics to acquire Rajon Rondo in what was supposed to be a blockbuster move. I’m sure I don’t need to explain how…

03 February 2016 [03:45 PM]