Michael Sam may join Cowboys, ESPN is reporting

The Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical tomorrow, ESPN is reporting this afternoon. If all goes well, Sam will be a Cowboy, signed to the team's practice squad, according to ESPN. Sam, a seventh-round draft choice, was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. He was drafted in the seventh round of this year's draft by St. Lou…

Missed fourth and inches played big role in Lee loss

It is cliche but sometimes an entire game can turn on one play. Call it a flashpoint.

JT defense comes up big

    At the start of a new season it’s often difficult to discern a pattern for the rest of the season. Was the John Tyler defense that good or was the Plano offense just bad? Regardless of the answer, one thing is clear: the Lions are 1-0.

Fossil Ridge downs Lee in TMF Football Classic finale, 48-26

Robert E. Lee fell behind by two touchdowns and played catchup all night long before finally succumbing in the fourth quarter in a 48-26 loss Saturday in the final game of the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic at TMF Rose Stadium.

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Missed fourth and inches played big role in Lee loss

It is cliche but sometimes an entire game can turn on one play. Call it a flashpoint. That happened Saturday for Robert E. Lee against Keller Fossil Ridge. The visiting Panthers took control in the opening minutes, using a couple…

02 September 2014 [04:09 PM]
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Michael Sam may join Cowboys, ESPN is reporting

The Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical tomorrow, ESPN is reporting this afternoon. If all goes well, Sam will be a Cowboy, signed to the team's practice squad, according to ESPN. Sam, a seventh-round draft…

02 September 2014 [03:49 PM]
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JT defense comes up big

At the start of a new season it’s often difficult to discern a pattern for the rest of the season. Was the John Tyler defense that good or was the Plano offense just bad? Regardless of…

31 August 2014 [11:27 PM]
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Fossil Ridge downs Lee in TMF Football Classic finale, 48-26

Robert E. Lee fell behind by two touchdowns and played catchup all night long before finally succumbing in the fourth quarter in a 48-26 loss Saturday in the final game of the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic at TMF Rose…

31 August 2014 [12:47 AM]
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Goodwin sparks Gorman to win over Eustace

Bishop Gorman kicked off the season with a 28-25 win against the Eustace Bulldogs in the final game of the Ninth Annual Tyler Football Classic Saturday at All Saints’ Mewbourne Field. The Classic is sponsored by Azalea Orthopedics/Texas Spine &…

31 August 2014 [12:05 AM]
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Trinity Valley scores win over Apaches, 59-45

ATHENS — The No. 4 Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals used a big play offense to defeat the No. 13 Tyler Junior College Apaches 59-38 in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference opener Saturday at Bruce Field.…

30 August 2014 [11:59 PM]
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Steers drop season opener to Belhaven, 44-6

NEW CHAPEL HILL — The first game of the new football season for Texas College did not go as planned on Saturday at Bulldog Stadium. Belhaven University broke out to an early lead and rolled to a 44-6…

30 August 2014 [11:35 PM]
East Texas Honor Roll, Week 1

All-Around Cullen Adams, Elkhart: The receiver/defensive back had three catches for 71 yards and a touchdown and also scored on a fumble return, adding seven tackles. Nick Cain, John Tyler: The Lions senior had a sack and team-high 6 catches for…

30 August 2014 [11:24 PM]
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Tuiasosopo excited about possibilities at SMU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Caleb Tuiasosopo had a nice two-year run at Tyler Junior College, including last season as the Apaches finished 9-2 and he had 87 tackles. And that experience is something the now-junior linebacker has carried with him to…

30 August 2014 [09:00 PM]
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Buckner, Rogers propel Frankston to rout of Grand Saline

Ozzie Buckner and Kendrick Rogers must like morning kickoffs as the pass-catch combo combined for 227 yards through the air. The duo sparked their Frankston Indians to a 49-7 victory over the Grand Saline Indians Saturday morning on Earl Campbell…

30 August 2014 [05:53 PM]
Leverett's Chapel falls in final seconds, 32-30

LONGVIEW — Longview Trinity School of Texas edged Leverett’s Chapel 32-30 on Friday in the season opener for both teams. The Titans (1-0) scored on a hook-and-ladder play with 37 seconds left to pull out the win over the Lions…

30 August 2014 [03:33 PM]
East Texas/ Texas HS Football Scores

East TexasFriday John Tyler 30, Plano 12 Lufkin 44, Longview 14 Jacksonville 62, Pine Tree 37 Marshall 54, Royse City 21 Whitehouse 38, Texas High 35 Hallsville 52, Carthage 20 Lindale 21, Chapel Hill 17 Nacogdoches 27, Kilgore 25 Bullard…

30 August 2014 [02:28 AM]
Lufkin crushes Longview, 44-14

LUFKIN — Knotted at 14-14 with under five minutes left in the opening half, the Lufkin Panthers rattled off 17 unanswered points in the final two minutes of the half en route to a 44-14 win over the Lobos at…

30 August 2014 [02:03 AM]
Van passes by Palestine, 38-7

PALESTINE — Peter Maddox threw for three touchdowns including two to Matt Savis as the Van Vandals ran over the Palestine Wildcats 38-7 Friday. Van jumped out to a 10-0 first-quarter lead on a 25-yard field goal by Jozef Ruiz…

30 August 2014 [02:01 AM]
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Lindale rallies past Chapel Hill, 21-17

LINDALE — Aaron Jackson carried the ball 33 times for 149 yards and a touchdown to lead Lindale past Chapel Hill 21-17 Friday in the season opener for both teams at Eagle Stadium. Chapel Hill (0-1) led at halftime 10-6…

30 August 2014 [01:58 AM]
Marshall routs Royse City, 54-21

MARSHALL — The Marshall Mavericks started the season off the way they wanted Friday night, with a win over Royse City with in a 54-21 final to earn their first win on opening night since 2008. Quarterback Justin Hart went…

30 August 2014 [01:58 AM]
Jacksonville scores big win over Pine Tree, 62-37

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville scored by land and by air and jumped on Pine Tree early while prevailing over the Pirates 62-37 Friday night at the Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville. The victory enabled the Tribe to snuff out a 12-game losing…

30 August 2014 [01:56 AM]
Hollie scores late to lift Whitehouse past Texas High, 38-35

TEXARKANA — The Whitehouse Wildcats’ Dominique Hollie scored on a 2-yard run with 38 seconds remaining to take a season-opening come from behind win over Texas High Tigers 38-35 Friday. The Wildcats showed signs of having another high-powered offense this…

30 August 2014 [01:53 AM]
Spigner sparks Rains past Mount Vernon, 30-14

MOUNT VERNON — Markell Spigner rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns to lead Rains to a 30-14 victory over Mount Vernon on Friday. The Wildcats (1-0) racked up 339 yards on 48 carries. Spigner did his damage on 19…

30 August 2014 [01:48 AM]
King's Academy runs over Karnack, 61-18

KARNACK — Behind 236 yards and three touchdowns from Ronnie Cox, King’s Academy opened its season with a 61-18 rout of Karnack on Friday. Cox’s brother, La’rondrick, also scored three times, toting up 74 yards on the ground. Ja’quan MacKenzie…

30 August 2014 [01:47 AM]
Davis, Boles lead Henderson past Athens, 36-20

ATHENS — The Henderson Lions, led by senior running back Randy Davis and quarterback Zach Boles, knocked off the Athens Hornets with an impressive 36-20 victory at Bruce Field to kickoff the 2014 season on Friday. Davis rushed 15 times…

30 August 2014 [01:41 AM]
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Robert E. Lee opens season against Fossil Ridge on Saturday

Plenty of work has gone into revamping Robert E. Lee’s pass defense. Lee defensive coordinator Jim Kerbow has picked the brain of college coaches, like Louisiana Tech’s Manny Diaz and discussed schemes and strategies with fellow high school coaches. All…

30 August 2014 [01:38 AM]
Crandall tops Brownsboro, 45-20

BROWNSBORO — The effort was there and the stats were about even, but the Crandall Pirates got away with the one thing the Brownsboro Bears wanted on a soggy Friday night at Bear Stadium — a win. The Pirates —…

30 August 2014 [01:32 AM]
TJC soccer, volleyball score wins

DALLAS — Tyler Junior College opened its soccer season with a 2-0 victory over Johnson County (Kansas) Community College Friday at Richland College. Scoring goals for the No. 2-ranked Apaches were Nestor Peralta, a freshman from New Orleans, and Yaw…

30 August 2014 [01:30 AM]
TVCC may have to forfeit games from 2013 football season

ATHENS — In response to a self-reported player eligibility issue, the National Junior College Athletic Association has notified Trinity Valley Community College the football team must vacate all wins from the 2013 season, the school said on its website Friday.…

30 August 2014 [01:29 AM]
New-look Steers open year Saturday

NEW CHAPEL HILL — It will be a little of the old and the new when Texas College opens it football season Saturday. The Steers take on the Belhaven University Blazers at Chapel Hill High School’s Bulldog Stadium. Kickoff is…

30 August 2014 [01:26 AM]
Tyler, Trinity Valley set for Week 1 showdown

ATHENS — It’s not often one of the top games of the year happens in Week One. But that’s on the agenda today as the No. 13 Tyler Junior College Apaches and the No. 4 Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals…

30 August 2014 [01:22 AM]