On Target

The Youth Target Foundation East Regional Competition took place on Friday at Rose City Flying Clays in Tyler. …

Lady Lobos stop Lindale

  The Longview Lady Lobos soccer team brought out the heavy artillery, blasting away with 17 shots on goal and scoring a 2-0 victory over the Lindale Lady Eagles in the Class 5A girls bi-district matchup on Friday night at Tyler Junior College’s Pat Hartley Field.

Tennis Powerhouses

Tyler Junior College and UT Tyler took to the courts on Friday at the JoAnn Medlock Murphy Tennis Center on the TJC campus. Apaches freshman Logan Powell from Amarillo reaches down for a shot, while Patriots junior Frankie Fischer from Georgetown returns a shot. The Apaches won 8-1.

Texas High knocks Lady Lions out of soccer playoffs, 4-0

John Tyler worked all season to earn a seed higher than fourth in the playoffs. Unfortunately for the Lady Lions, the better seed didn’t change the result.

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UT Tyler softball blanks LeTourneau

LONGVIEW — Junior Raven Rodriguez knocked in three runs, while pitcher Kelsie Batten allowed just three hits as No. 4 UT Tyler scored a 10-0 American Southwest Conference victory over LeTourneau on Friday. The win is the 18th in-a-row for…

27 March 2015 [11:43 PM]
UT Tyler baseball wins 4-2 in ASC game

UT Tyler senior pitcher Jamie Paxton picked up his sixth win of the season while striking out eight batters in a 4-2 win over American Southwest Conference rival Hardin-Simmons on Friday at Irwin Field. The Patriots (15-8, 11-5) ended their…

27 March 2015 [11:42 PM]
Lee blanks Ellison 4-0 in bi-district

ENNIS — Robert E. Lee senior forward Collin Berry had a good night. The only obstacle that stood in the way of Berry having a great night was Killeen Ellison goalkeeper Ryan Blas. Three times in the second half Blas…

27 March 2015 [11:38 PM]
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Texas High knocks Lady Lions out of soccer playoffs, 4-0

John Tyler worked all season to earn a seed higher than fourth in the playoffs. Unfortunately for the Lady Lions, the better seed didn’t change the result. Behind a hat trick from Reagan Sandford, Texas High defeated John Tyler 4-0…

27 March 2015 [11:34 PM]
JT falls to Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Tigers defeated John Tyler 5-2 in the Class 5A bi-district boys soccer playoffs Friday night at Pine Tree’s Pirate Stadium. Five different players scored for the Tigers. Leading the Tigers offensively, Reyes Vargas scored the opening goal…

27 March 2015 [11:29 PM]
Gorman rolls to win

Bishop Gorman 11, Frisco Legacy Christian 4 FRISCO — Carleigh Powers and Emily Kent each had two hits as Bishop Gorman scored an 11-4 win over Frisco Legacy Christian in a TAPPS 2-4A softball game on Friday. Powers drove in…

27 March 2015 [11:25 PM]
Brook Hill scores win

Softball Brook Hill 22, Prince of Peace 2 CARROLLTON — Bullard Brook Hill, led at the plate and in the circle by Taylor Schultz, scored a 22-2 win over Carrollton Prince of Peace in a TAPPS District 2-4A softball game…

27 March 2015 [11:23 PM]
Grace tops Dallas Christian

Grace Community 20, Dallas Christian 2 MESQUITE — Chris McLeod had five RBIs, while Jonny Spitzer and Adam Graham each had four RBIs as the Grace Community Cougars scored a 20-2 TAPPS District 2-4A baseball win over Dallas Christian on…

27 March 2015 [11:22 PM]
Hudson, Lee blank Owls

Garrett Hudson tossed a complete game, allowing just three hits while striking out nine, as Robert E. Lee scored a 4-0 win over the Garland Owls on Friday night in a District 11-6A baseball game at Mike Carter Field. The…

27 March 2015 [11:20 PM]
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Lady Lobos stop Lindale

The Longview Lady Lobos soccer team brought out the heavy artillery, blasting away with 17 shots on goal and scoring a 2-0 victory over the Lindale Lady Eagles in the Class 5A girls bi-district matchup on Friday night at Tyler…

27 March 2015 [11:19 PM]
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Tennis Powerhouses

Tyler Junior College and UT Tyler took to the courts on Friday at the JoAnn Medlock Murphy Tennis Center on the TJC campus. Apaches freshman Logan Powell from Amarillo reaches down for a shot, while Patriots junior Frankie Fischer from…

27 March 2015 [11:13 PM]
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On Target

The Youth Target Foundation East Regional Competition took place on Friday at Rose City Flying Clays in Tyler.…

27 March 2015 [07:38 PM]
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Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday.…

27 March 2015 [02:57 PM]
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Michael Sam: Gay NFL players have reached out to him

DALLAS (AP) — Michael Sam says there are "a lot" of gay players in the NFL and some have reached out to him. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Sam gave a speech Thursday at the Dallas Holocaust Museum and took…

27 March 2015 [02:45 PM]
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Lee soccer teams begin playoffs with DH

ENNIS — Robert E. Lee girls and boys soccer entered the 2015 season with clear goals to reestablish the norm — playoff appearances and district titles. The Lady Raiders hadn’t been in a postseason game in three years, which for…

26 March 2015 [10:36 PM]
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Third seed Lady Lions aiming for more this postseason

For three straight years the John Tyler girls soccer team entered the playoffs as the No. 4 seed, matched up with East Texas powerhouse Pine Tree in the first round. Finally, the Lady Lions (8-9-2) will see a new face…

26 March 2015 [09:41 PM]
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In the NCAA tourney, TV commercials mean time to kill

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt. Another stoppage in play. Another lengthy timeout. Another chance for folks at home to grab something from the fridge or be subjected to the…

26 March 2015 [07:17 AM]
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Lions playing rare underdog role as soccer playoffs begin

John Tyler boys soccer is in unfamiliar territory. The Lions are entering the playoffs not as a top seed with a target on their backs but as a fourth seed looking to pull an upset. John Tyler begins the postseason…

25 March 2015 [11:15 PM]
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All Saints' Werner MVP; Grace girls dominate all-district soccer team

All Saints’ Allie Werner was Most Valuable Player, but Grace Community dominated the selections on the TAPPS D-II District 2 all-district girls soccer team. The district champion Lady Cougars had 11 players chosen all-district including five on the first team.…

25 March 2015 [10:52 PM]
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Brook Hill's Nechi, Omini lead boys all-district soccer team

Bullard Brook Hill sophomores Chidiebere Nechi and Michael Omini were named the defensive and offensive players of the year, respectively, on the TAPPS D-II District 2 all-district boys soccer team after guiding the Guard to a league title. Nechi and…

25 March 2015 [10:48 PM]
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Spring Hill boys, girls in front in 16-4A golf

LONGVIEW — The Spring Hill boys and girls golf teams hold the top spot after Round1 of the District 16-4A golf tournament held Wednesday at Wood Hollow Golf Course. Spring Hill holds a two-stroke advantage in the boys competition with…

25 March 2015 [10:45 PM]
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Lindale boys, girls take second in 16-5A golf

BULLARD — Lindale’s boys and girls golf teams are moving on to regionals after placing second in the District 16-5A golf tournament on Wednesday at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club. The Lufkin boys and Whitehouse girls, meanwhile, both claimed district titles…

25 March 2015 [10:43 PM]
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Vance leads TJC softball to sweep

BULLARD —The 16th-ranked Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies got back into action after a week of rain and weather delays, sweeping a conference doubleheader over Northeast Texas Community College on Wednesday afternoon at Schwab Field. Chapel Hill grad Halie Vance…

25 March 2015 [08:51 PM]
Area schools will help Super Bowl celebrate 50 years

There will be a gold football coming to a high school near you. A golden yearlong celebration is planned by the NFL as the Super Bowl is turning 50. The league unveiled plans that include sending a gold-colored football to…

24 March 2015 [11:32 PM]
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Patriot Notebook: UT   Tyler sophomore wins national meet in 200

UT Tyler sophomore sprinter Kevonte Shaw made Patriot history at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. Shaw, a sophomore from Shepherd, captured the 200-meter dash to win the Patriots’ first gold medal in the national track meet…

24 March 2015 [11:31 PM]
Riegel, Gorman cruise past Shelton, 12-2

The Bishop Gorman baseball team learned one of baseball’s old dugout traditions on Tuesday afternoon in a 12-2 TAPPS 2-4A win over Dallas Shelton at Chrietzberg Field. For 2 2-3 innings, pitcher Josh Riegel had a perfect game until somebody…

24 March 2015 [11:20 PM]
SOFTBALL Rdp: Brook Hill routs Frisco Legacy, 19-2

BULLARD — AD Kuechle racked up four RBIs on three hits as Bullard Brook Hill routed Frisco Legacy Christian 19-2 in five innings in TAPPS 2-4A softball action on Tuesday. Kuechle hit a home run in an eight-run second inning…

24 March 2015 [11:19 PM]