Brook Hill's Grant Hanks is headed to ETBU Video

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TJC hoops sends four more to four-year colleges

Four more Apache basketball players signed with four-year colleges on Wednesday in the foyer of Wagstaff Gymnasium. Tyler Junior College sophomores Tyler Miller (Prairie View A&M University), John Paul (Brandon University), Faith Pope (University of Texas at Arlington) and Dominique Shaw (Prairie View A&M) all inked basketball scholarships. The

Grace's Trevor Gunter signs with Wheaton College Video

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Lufkin leads way on all-16-5A girls soccer team

  Lufkin claimed the District 16-5A girls soccer title and was rewarded with five superlatives on the all-district team. Lady Panthers’ Mirka Zamarripa was named Most Valuable Player, giving the Zamarripa family name both MVP honors in 16-5A after Omar Zamarripa was named MVP of the boys all-district team. Lufkin’s Katelyn Knowles was name

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Blevins, McCoy lead Patriots to 9-0 win in ASC tourney opener

AUSTIN — Michael Blevins struck out 12 in a complete-game shutout as UT Tyler defeated Howard Payne 9-0 in the opening round of the American Southwest Conference baseball tournament on Wednesday. The Patriots (31-10) will play LeTourneau at 7 p.m.…

07 May 2015 [12:07 AM]
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Brook Hill standout Hanks chooses ETBU

BY DOC SMITH, Sports Correspondent   BULLARD — For the past four years, Grant Hanks has lit up scoreboards in football and basketball from Midland and Abilene, to Amarillo and the DFW Metroplex for The Guard of Brook Hill School. Hanks…

06 May 2015 [11:08 PM]
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UT Tyler enjoying terrific year that is still delivering

BY PHIL HICKS, phicks@tylerpaper.com   The way things are going for UT Tyler, the Patriots may as well add NCAA regionals to the school calendar along with graduation. It has become a tradition for all of UT Tyler sports in the spring.…

06 May 2015 [11:05 PM]
All Saints' run to TAPPS 4A title game recognized across the state

  All Saints’ unprecedented run to the TAPPS 4A title game was recognized across the state as prolific guard Aston Francis led three Trojans selected to the all-state basketball team. Francis was selected on the first team after averaging 22.0…

06 May 2015 [10:59 PM]
Lady Raiders' Hitchcock 11-6A Utility Player of the Year

Garland Sachse and Rockwall were the top teams in the district and that was reflected on the all-District 11-6A girls soccer team. Sachse junior Cyera Hintzen was chosen Most Valuable Player after leading the league with 25 goals. She finished…

06 May 2015 [09:18 PM]
Lee's Abarca, Germany honored on 11-6A boys soccer team

  Too bad Robert E. Lee boys soccer could not get school credit for mileage driven in a soccer season. Thanks to the Red Raiders’ new district consisting entirely of schools from Garland ISD and Rockwall and due to a…

06 May 2015 [09:17 PM]
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TJC hoops sends four more to four-year colleges

Four more Apache basketball players signed with four-year colleges on Wednesday in the foyer of Wagstaff Gymnasium. Tyler Junior College sophomores Tyler Miller (Prairie View A&M University), John Paul (Brandon University), Faith Pope (University of Texas at Arlington) and Dominique…

06 May 2015 [08:28 PM]
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Lufkin leads way on all-16-5A girls soccer team

Lufkin claimed the District 16-5A girls soccer title and was rewarded with five superlatives on the all-district team. Lady Panthers’ Mirka Zamarripa was named Most Valuable Player, giving the Zamarripa family name both MVP honors in 16-5A after…

06 May 2015 [08:26 PM]
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State champ Lufkin dominates all-16-5A boys soccer team

Before Lufkin became the first East Texas team to win a UIL state soccer championship, the Panthers won a District 16-5A title. Not surprisingly, Lufkin dominated the league’s all-district team, led by 16-5A Player of the Year senior…

06 May 2015 [08:24 PM]
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NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls

NEW YORK (AP) — An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. The NFL began…

06 May 2015 [01:31 PM]
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UT Tyler hosting NCAA D3 softball regional

No. 2 UT Tyler, No. 3 East Texas Baptist and No. 16 Texas Lutheran and Whittier (California) will complete in the Tyler Regional of the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament this weekend at UT Tyler’s Suddenlink Field. The University of…

05 May 2015 [11:13 PM]
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Manziel makes move from downtown to suburbs

CLEVELAND (TNS) — The Browns have made plenty of moves this offseason, but quarterback Johnny Manziel has made a major move of his own since being discharged from inpatient rehabilitation about a month ago. Two weeks ago, Browns strong safety…

05 May 2015 [11:11 PM]
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Patriots dominate All-ASC team selections

After winning the regular and postseason titles of the American Southwest Conference, it was only appropriate UT Tyler would dominate the All-ASC softball squad. The No. 2 nationally ranked team had 10 players honored, along with head coach Mike Reed…

05 May 2015 [11:02 PM]
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Season tickets for JT, Lee available

Season ticket prices for the 2015 Robert E. Lee and John Tyler football seasons were announced Tuesday, the first day season tickets could be renewed. Red Raiders season tickets will cost $50 for the six-game home schedule while the Lions’…

05 May 2015 [11:00 PM]
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Tyler, ASA keep rolling at NJCAA tournament

Tyler Junior College and ASA (New York) are marching toward an epic finals clash in the NJCAA Women’s Division I Tennis Tournament in Tucson, Arizona. Both clubs were unbeaten again on Tuesday and are tied for the top spot with…

05 May 2015 [10:59 PM]
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UT Tyler seeking another ASC tourney title

After seasons of success, the UT Tyler baseball program took a dip last year — but what a bounce back in 2015. The Patriots are back on top of the American Southwest Conference and are seeking their sixth NCAA berth…

05 May 2015 [10:57 PM]
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Lee’s hoopsters Books, Lewis headed to next level

Robert E. Lee seniors Tree Brooks and Berjae Lewis have remained close on and off the basketball court since they were kids. The two will be close in college now too. Brooks and Lewis signed letters of intent…

05 May 2015 [08:28 PM]
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YOESTING: Mourinho makes Chelsea a deserving champion

My sister and her husband had a small dispute a while ago, friendly yet serious, the way only couples can argue. When my sister brushes her teeth she always takes time to keep her specialized toothpaste clamp pressed up as…

05 May 2015 [08:23 PM]
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Rangers steal one from the Astros, series resumes tonight Video

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros just couldn't get much going against the Texas Rangers. Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Rangers snapped Houston's 10-game winning streak with a 2-1 win over the…

05 May 2015 [03:09 PM]
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Hassell new coach at UT Tyler

For the second time, UT Tyler has hired a women’s basketball coach from a West Texas school. Abilene Christian University assistant coach and former Hardin-Simmons University All-American Kendra Hassell is the new Patriots basketball coach, Dr. Howard Patterson, Vice…

05 May 2015 [09:07 AM]
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Apache Ladies moving on

Each spring right before graduation, Tyler Junior College women’s basketball coach Trenia Tillis-Jones holds an annual ceremony. It is the tradition of the Apache Ladies announcing where they will be heading the next two years. On Monday, six more…

05 May 2015 [09:05 AM]
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Apache Ladies tied for first

  After all six singles players and all three doubles teams received byes on Sunday, the Apache Ladies were anxious to get on the courts Monday at the NJCAA Women’s National Tennis Tournament in Tucson, Arizona. Tyler Junior College, ranked…

04 May 2015 [11:09 PM]
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UT Tyler hosting NCAA softball regional

  For the second straight weekend, the UT Tyler Patriots will be hosting a softball tournament. The University of Texas at Tyler and the City of Tyler was chosen to be a host of the Tyler Regional of the NCAA…

04 May 2015 [09:23 PM]