All Saints scores big sweep over Grace

All Saints scored three goals in the opening 20 minutes to blitz past rival Grace Community and take a 3-1 victory on Thursday at Clyde-Perkins Stadium, as the Lady Trojans handed the Lady Cougars their first TAPPS D-II District 2 loss and ending their 11-game winning streak. In the boys game, James Seidel made a save in goal then turned around …

Patriot men end losing skid at 16; women roll to 13th straight

Ding dong the streak is dead. The UT Tyler men’s basketball team ended a 16-game losing skid, defeating LeTourneau 78-61 for the Patriots’ second win of the year on Thursday at Herrington Patriot Center.

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TJC teams use second-half surges to sweep Panola

Panola College used the New England Patriots strategy on the basketball court Wednesday — taking the air out of the ball. It worked for a half against Tyler Junior College, but the Apaches and Apache Ladies deflated Panola’s hopes at Wagstaff Gymnasium.

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