VIDEO: Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. The Vikings made t…

TAPPS Notebook: Goodwin stellar for Gorman

In Bishop Gorman’s 38-21 victory over Troup on Friday, Michael Goodwin and receiver Connor Hobbs put up some huge, head-turning numbers. Goodwin, a junior quarterback in his first year under center, threw for 453 yards on 28 of 34 passing, adding another 157 yards rushing on 19 carries.

On the Mark: Lee DBs much improved from a year ago

Robert E. Lee coach Darrell Piske did not shy away from the Red Raiders deficiencies in its secondary for 2013.

Lady Raiders grab first 11-6A win

Robert E. Lee needed a victory at home to even its district record and the Lady Raiders made quick work of Garland Naaman Forest to do it.

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VIDEO: Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to…

17 September 2014 [10:17 AM]
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TAPPS Notebook: Goodwin stellar for Gorman

In Bishop Gorman’s 38-21 victory over Troup on Friday, Michael Goodwin and receiver Connor Hobbs put up some huge, head-turning numbers. Goodwin, a junior quarterback in his first year under center, threw for 453 yards on 28 of 34 passing,…

16 September 2014 [11:50 PM]
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On the Mark: Lee DBs much improved from a year ago

Robert E. Lee coach Darrell Piske did not shy away from the Red Raiders deficiencies in its secondary for 2013. “We turned every team we played into a passing team,” Piske said in an interview that appeared in the Tyler…

16 September 2014 [11:36 PM]
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Patriots soccer scores early in 1-0 win

UT Tyler defeated Oklahoma City University 1-0 behind a third-minute goal from Diego Gutierrez-Chavez on Tuesday. The Patriots improved to 3-0 on the season. Also on Tuesday, the UT Tyler women’s soccer team routed University of Dallas 5-0 in Irving.…

16 September 2014 [11:33 PM]
YOESTING: Dortmund, Atletico still strong despite departures

If there were any questions as to the staying power of Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid, they have been answered in the past week. The last two Champions League runners-up could have been left behind by big spenders after losing…

16 September 2014 [11:27 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: Lady Lions stay unbeaten in 16-5A

LUFKIN — Behind Chenique Baxter’s 11-kill, 19-dig performance, John Tyler defeated Lufkin 3-1 to move to 2-0 in District 16-5A play on Friday. The Lady Lions (13-16) won 25-17, 25-23, 14-25, 25-13. Dede Rouege lifted JT with 13 kills and…

16 September 2014 [11:25 PM]
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Lady Raiders grab first 11-6A win

Robert E. Lee needed a victory at home to even its district record and the Lady Raiders made quick work of Garland Naaman Forest to do it. Lee swept Naaman Forest 25-19, 25-12, 25-16 to raise its overall record to…

16 September 2014 [11:20 PM]
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VIDEO: Radisson suspends Vikings sponsorship after Peterson reinstatement

MINNEAPOLIS (MCT) -- Star running back Adrian Peterson is headed back to the football field, but the Minnesota Vikings lost a key business partner on Monday. Just hours after Peterson’s reinstatement after missing Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots…

16 September 2014 [04:23 PM]
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New accusations: Peterson injured another son

HOUSTON (KHOU via KYTX CBS 19) -- Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The four-year-old is by a different mother than…

16 September 2014 [09:33 AM]
Loss to Lee drops Lions to No. 7 in AP poll

John Tyler dropped from first to seventh in the Class 5A Associated Press State High School Football Poll released Monday. The Lions’ fall follows a dramatic 37-31 defeat to crosstown rival Robert E. Lee on Friday. The loss was JT’s…

15 September 2014 [10:32 PM]
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VIDEO: Manziel's debut for Browns was three plays

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Browns explained their plans to Brian Hoyer about bringing rookie Johnny Manziel into the game, Cleveland's starting quarterback bit his lip and devised one of his own. With the game on the line, he executed…

15 September 2014 [02:33 PM]
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UPDATE: Vikings announce Adrian Peterson will play Sunday

UPDATE: The Minnesota Vikings announced today that running back Adrian Peterson will return to practices and meetings this week and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Peterson was deactivated for the Vikings' game yesterday against the New England Patriots after…

15 September 2014 [11:04 AM]
Brownsboro stops Ford

QUINLAN — The Brownsboro Bears registered a 36-20 win over Quinlan Ford on Friday. Damien Thompson rushed for 122 yards and scored two touchdowns on 18 carries to lead the Bears, who rushed for 199 yards. Will Bailey added 33…

14 September 2014 [10:55 PM]
Lee Cross Country

HALLSVILLE — The Robert E. Lee cross country teams competed at the Hallsville Invitational at Lear Park in Longview on Friday. The girls team finished third, led by medalists Zoraya Numez’s fourth place (22 minutes and 17 seconds) and…

14 September 2014 [10:54 PM]
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Apaches overwhelm Arkansas Baptist, 63-18

After a slow start Saturday night, the Tyler Junior College Apaches put on display their arsenal of weapons. The Apaches scored through the air, on the ground, by defense and special teams en route to overwhelming Arkansas Baptist 63-18 at…

13 September 2014 [11:48 PM]
HS Volleyball Roundup: John Tyler wins 16-5A opener

Dede Rouege supplied 11 kills and 16 digs to help John Tyler opened District 16-5A play with a 3-0 sweep over Jacksonville on Friday at the Lions Den. The Lady Lions won 25-15, 25-13, 25-8 to move to 12-16 overall.…

13 September 2014 [11:45 PM]
Area College Roundup: TJC upsets No. 1 Blinn in volleyball

BRENHAM — Tyler Junior College pulled off a big win for not only the Apache Ladies on Saturday, but also their head coach Ronda Shirley. The No. 4 Apache Ladies shocked No. 1 Blinn 3-0 in the Blinn Invitational Volleyball…

13 September 2014 [11:40 PM]
Fairfield too much for Palestine, 49-21

PALESTINE — The Fairfield Eagles scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to break open a close game as they downed the Palestine Wildcats, 49-21, in a non-district football game at Wildcat Stadium Friday night. The start of the game…

13 September 2014 [11:39 PM]
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Lee Wrap: Raiders overcome Lions, own miscues in upset

Robert E. Lee honored the 2004 state championship team Friday. Ten years ago it seemed that any adversity that was thrown at the Red Raiders would be overcome. Lee just had a knack of getting the big play when it…

13 September 2014 [11:31 PM]
Lamar routs Texas College 73-0

BEAUMONT — Caleb Berry threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Lamar to a 73-0 rout of Texas College of the NAIA on Saturday night. Berry connected with Reggie Begelton for a 6-yard score and Mark Roberts…

13 September 2014 [11:28 PM]
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JT Wrap: Mistakes cost Lions in loss to Lee

It’s a refrain that Ricklan Holmes repeats often. The John Tyler coach preaches to his team that the Lions have to beat the Lions and not worry about the opponent. After Friday’s loss to archrival Robert E. Lee, he reiterated…

13 September 2014 [11:23 PM]
Dowell runs for 4 TDs as Malakoff blanks Kerens

KERENS — Marcus Dowell rushed for four touchdowns Friday night to lead the Malakoff Tigers to a 34-0 blanking of the Kerens Bobcats before a standing-room-only crowd. Dowell put three touchdowns on the scoreboard in the first half and Clay…

13 September 2014 [02:37 AM]
HS football East Texas and state scores

East Texas Robert E. Lee 37, John Tyler 31 Jacksonville 50, Mount Pleasant 48 Whitehouse 56, Sulphur Springs 35 Van 52, Lindale 20 Hallsville 41, Athens 21 Nacogdoches 34, Carthage 14 Kilgore 40, Pine Tree 7 Fairfield 49, Palestine 21…

13 September 2014 [02:33 AM]
Apaches face Arkansas Baptist today in home opener

After opening the season with two road games, the Tyler Junior College football team has its home opener tonight. The Apaches, ranked No. 13 in the nation with a 1-1 record, take on non-league foe Arkansas Baptist College (1-2) at…

13 September 2014 [02:31 AM]
St. Thomas More (La.) storms past Gladewater, 42-21

SHREVEPORT, La. — Gladewater overcame a sloppy start to rattle off 21 unanswered points after quickly trailing 14-0 in the first quarter to take a 21-14 lead over Louisiana power St. Thomas More into the break, but the Cougars took…

13 September 2014 [02:29 AM]
Tyler HEAT cruises past Cornerstone, 80-32

GRANBURY — The Tyler HEAT scored an 80-32 win over Granbury Cornerstone Christian on Friday in a six-man football game. The HEAT returns to play Sept. 20 at Athens Christian.…

13 September 2014 [02:28 AM]
Henderson strikes quick to down Rusk 50-21

HENDERSON — Henderson knew a quick strike attack was necessary Friday night with the threat of thunderstorms looming large. And start quick the Lions did as Henderson (2-1) scored on three of its first four possessions to steamroll previously undefeated…

13 September 2014 [02:26 AM]
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Three title teams among TISD Hall of Fame inductees

Former John Tyler High School Coach Johnny “Red” Stidger said he felt “honored” and “real proud” to be inducted into the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high school football…

13 September 2014 [02:25 AM]