All-East Texas Boys Soccer: Kilgore's Contreras turns in Player of the Year campaign

Kilgore midfielder Yonatan Contreras has joined the club. J.D. Perales. Jose Barron - twice. And now Contreras adds his name to the list. The senior is the Player of the Year for the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com All-East Texas Boys Soccer Team. He follows Palestine’s Bennett Gierkey, who…

All-East Texas Girls Soccer: Player of the Year Navarro from Robert E. Lee accomplishes her goal

Robert E. Lee’s Jazmine Navarro likes to set goals and the annual All-East Texas Girls Soccer team was no different. Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2014: Check. Earn All-ET first team honors: Check. Navarro was chosen for the first team as a sophomore and junior. Secure REL’s first playoff victory in six years: Check. The Lady

Troup leading 3A golf tournament

After mining silver last year, the Troup golfers have a different precious metal on their minds. The Tigers are 18 holes away from achieving that goal of gold. Troup, led by Jake Smelser’s 3-over 75, are atop the UIL Class 3A Golf Tournament after Monday’s first round at Grey Rock Golf Course in Austin.

Lindner comes closest to jackpot

There was no million dollar jackpot given away, but there were still plenty of winners on a chilly, windy and rainy day at Hollytree Country Club. More than 50 golfers took a shot at the big money during the 31st annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest and 44 teams took part in the 32nd Annual Patriot Golf

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Troup leading 3A golf tournament

After mining silver last year, the Troup golfers have a different precious metal on their minds. The Tigers are 18 holes away from achieving that goal of gold. Troup, led by Jake Smelser’s 3-over 75, are atop the UIL Class…

22 May 2017 [11:50 PM]
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Lindner comes closest to jackpot

There was no million dollar jackpot given away, but there were still plenty of winners on a chilly, windy and rainy day at Hollytree Country Club. More than 50 golfers took a shot at the big money during the 31st…

22 May 2017 [11:38 PM]
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Scarber, Frye capture Margaritaville golf

After an opening round 59, 12 under par, the talented team of Brett Scarber and Jeremy Frye shot a 31 Sunday during a rain and storm shortened final round to win the 2017 Margaritaville Tournament at The Cascades Golf &…

21 May 2017 [10:12 PM]
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Cal Lutheran wins West Regional

Thunder, lightning and not even Tornados could stand in the way of the Cal Lutheran baseball team as they captured the 2017 NCAA Division III West Regional Championship with a 9-7 victory over the Concordia-Texas Tornados on Sunday evening to…

21 May 2017 [09:45 PM]
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Ace contest moved to Monday

Due to heavy rains on Sunday, the 31st annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Final Event has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, following the Patriot Golf Classic. The finals are slated for hole No. 11 at…

21 May 2017 [09:31 PM]
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Area teams set for state golf

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com East Texas will be well-represented at the UIL Boys State Golf Tournament on Monday and Tuesday in the Austin area. The Troup Tigers are making a remarkable eighth consecutive trip to the U.S. Open of Texas…

21 May 2017 [09:25 PM]
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West Regional final moved to Mike Carter

The NCAA Division III West Regional baseball championship between Cal Lutherna and Concordia-Texas will be played at Mike Carter Field at 4 p.m. Sunday. Heavy rains forced the move from UT Tyler’s Irwin Field to the turf field at Mike…

21 May 2017 [03:39 PM]
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Overton sweeps Kerens

CORSICANA - Crawford Bobbitt delivered a walk-off RBI single to push Overton past Kerens 7-6 Saturday and sweep their Class 2A Region III quarterfinal series. Overton won Game 1 7-2 on Friday. The Mustangs (25-4) advance to the regional…

21 May 2017 [12:07 AM]
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Softball: UT Tyler headed back to World Series

The UT Tyler softball team is headed back to the College World Series. KK Stevens and Whitney Romero homered to power the No. 4 Patriots to a 7-3 win over No. 10 East Texas Baptist on Saturday, sweeping their NCAA…

20 May 2017 [11:45 PM]
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Baseball: Apaches earn fourth straight World Series berth

Make it four straight for the Tyler Junior College baseball team. The Apaches scored a 12-6 win over Brookhaven on Saturday to clinch their fourth consecutive NJCAA Division III World Series berth. TJC defeated the Bears in the championship game…

20 May 2017 [11:36 PM]
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Margaritaville Golf

In spite of a two-hour rain delay early Saturday morning, the 2017 Margaritaville Golf Tournament at The Cascades Golf & Country Club got off to a riveting start with the team of Brett Scarber and Jeremy Frye setting the pace…

20 May 2017 [11:05 PM]
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16 qualify for ace finals

Sixteen golfers qualified on Friday for the finals of the 31st Annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest. Qualifiers during the regular shift were: Clay Dickeson of Tyler (6 inches), Rodney Gordon of Bullard (8 inches), Mike…

20 May 2017 [12:24 AM]
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Baseball: Gilmer shocks Kilgore

GARY - Gilmer rallied from a 4-0 deficit with three runs in the third and added three more in the fourth inning to defeat 15-4A champion Kilgore 6-5 on Friday evening to punch its ticket to the Class 4A Regional…

19 May 2017 [11:58 PM]
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Apache Ladies take bronze

BRASELTON, Ga. - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies, led by Mathilda Bertuol’s 13th place finish, placed third in the NJCAA Women’s National Golf Tournament on Thursday at Chateau Elan Golf Club. Daytona State (Florida) won the championship, the ninth…

19 May 2017 [11:02 PM]
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High School Baseball Playoffs (updated thru 5/20)

UIL Baseball Playoffs CLASS 6A REGION II Regional Quarterfinals The Woodlands (22-7-1) vs. Rockwall-Heath (31-7) Game 1: Heath 7, Woodlands 4 Game 2: Woodlands 6, Heath 2 Game 3: Heath 6, Woodlands 5 (Rockwall-Heath advances, 2-1) Round Rock…

19 May 2017 [11:02 PM]
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HS Softball Playoff Pairings (updated thru 5/20)

UIL Softball Playoffs CLASS 6A Region II Regional Semifinals Conroe The Woodlands (29-8) vs. Round Rock Cedar Ridge At Mumford HS Game 1: Cedar Ridge 2, Woodlands 0 Game 2: Woodlands 1, Cedar Ridge 0 Game 3: Woodlands 8, Cedar…

19 May 2017 [10:59 PM]
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Patriot golfers, Toone win bronze

HOWEY-IN-THE HILLS, Fla. - The UT Tyler Patriots, led by the third-place finish of George Toone, snagged third place on Friday in the NCAA Men’s Division III Golf Tournament at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort. UT Tyler carded a…

19 May 2017 [08:40 PM]
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Patriots stop ETBU

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com Cheyenne Thompson blasted a grand slam and Alaina Kissinger pitched a two-hitter to spark No. 4 UT Tyler to a 9-1 five-inning win over No. 10 East Texas Baptist on Friday in the first game of…

19 May 2017 [08:13 PM]
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TJC stops Eastfield

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com The Apaches are one win away from appearing in their fourth straight Juco World Series. Mason Whitmarsh hurled a complete game and shortstop Jarrod Wells was hot at the plate along some slick-fielding plays on the…

19 May 2017 [07:40 PM]
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Apache Ladies go 1-2 at softball nationals

ST. GEORGE, Utah - The Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies finished 1-2 in the NJCAA Division I Softball National Tournament. After dropping a 12-6 decision to Howard College on Wednesday, TJC bounced back to down Snead State (Alabama), 15-9, before…

19 May 2017 [06:54 PM]
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Patriots fall to Tornados

UT Tyler’s stellar baseball season came to an end on Friday as the Patriots fell to Concordia-Texas, 5-2, in the NCAA Division III West Regional at Irwin Field. The Patriots (39-9) matched the single-season wins record but exits the regional…

19 May 2017 [05:29 PM]
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TJC netters fall one point short of title

PHIL HICKS phicks@tylerpaper.com The TJC men’s tennis team was hoping to match the Apache Ladies’ accomplishment of a national championship, but the Apaches came up one point short on Friday in Plano. ASA Miami defended its NJCAA Division I…

19 May 2017 [05:03 PM]
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Six earn final berths in ace contest

Six golfers qualified on Thursday for the finals of the 31st Annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest. Qualifiers were Chad Cargile (Homeland Title Company Corporate Lane), Grant Conway (Southside Bank Corporate Lane), Shawn Wildt (RPR Corporate…

18 May 2017 [11:54 PM]
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Kniffen new softball coach at Lee

Justin Kniffen has produced two state runner-up teams at Harleton and won more than 300 games during his 13 years there. He now undertakes his biggest test - turning around Robert E. Lee softball. “A lot of my coaching friends…

18 May 2017 [11:44 PM]
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Gilmer takes lead against Kilgore

LINDALE - The third time was a charm for the Gilmer Buckeyes. Myles Chumley came off the bench in a big way Thursday night, scoring a run and driving in a run in the same inning as Gilmer opened its…

18 May 2017 [11:37 PM]