Chasing the Rose: Winner must exhibit Earl Campbell's exemplary standards

Inaugural winner Bryce Petty of Baylor and 42 other players from across the nation are included on the watch list for the second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. The list was unveiled to grand fanfare by Christian Campbell, son of the award’s namesake, on Wednesday during the ninth annual East Texas Kick-Off Luncheon at Harvey Conventi…

Lady Raiders beat Lindale to win Longview Tournament

LONGVIEW — Robert E. Lee sophomore Jamie Mills pounded down 10 kills to lead the Lady Raiders past Lindale 2-0 Saturday afternoon in the final of the championship bracket at the Longview Tournament.

John Tyler picked No. 8 in first AP poll

The John Tyler Lions are ranked No. 8 in the initial Class 5A state high school football poll, the Associated Press announced from its office in Dallas.

PARRY: Some tips as you prepare for fantasy draft

This is the third year I have the opportunity to bring my weekly thoughts on fantasy football and keep you up to date with the team I use and the league I play in. The Dereliction League, like many across the country, is counting down the days and soon to be hours until we arrive in Tyler at an undisclosed location for 4 1/2 hours of fantasy draft

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HS Volleyball Roundup: Lee sweeps North Garland

Robert E. Lee scored a 3-0 win over North Garland on Friday in a District 11-6A volleyball match. Lee won 25-13, 25-22, 25-4. Leaders for the Lady Raiders were Claire Himes (6 kills, 4 blocks), Jamie Mills (5 kills), Jamesha…

25 October 2014 [01:35 AM]
Patriots drop five-setter to Concordia

The UT Tyler volleyball team fell in five sets to American Southwest Conference opponent Concordia-Texas in a hard-fought match Friday night at the Herrington Patriot Center. The loss drops the Patriot’s to 13-9 overall and 10-4 in conference play…

25 October 2014 [01:34 AM]
Apaches blank Laredo Community, 5-0

LAREDO — Nazeem Bartman scored two goals and Tyler Junior College did not allow a shot on its goal as the Apaches blanked Laredo Community College 5-0 Friday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex. Bartman’s first goal came in the third…

25 October 2014 [01:29 AM]
Lee's Neal, Estrada aim for 11-6A CC titles today

The District 11-6A cross country championships will take place today. And for the first time, the meet will be held in Tyler on the UT Tyler campus. The varsity girls 5K race starts things off at 9 a.m. with the…

25 October 2014 [01:24 AM]
Apaches need to beat rival Kilgore today to secure playoffs

Perhaps the top rivalry in junior college football unfolds today as the No. 18 Tyler Junior College Apaches take on the No. 11 Kilgore College Rangers at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. Kickoff on Earl Campbell Field is scheduled for…

25 October 2014 [01:19 AM]
Waskom cruises past West Rusk, 49-14

WASKOM — The Waskom Wildcats celebrated senior night with a 49-14 win over West Rusk, scoring 21 points in the opening quarter and building a 35-0 halftime lead. Chan Amie opened the scoring for Waskom (7-1, 5-0) with a 78-yard…

25 October 2014 [01:18 AM]
Union Grove wins battle of unbeatens vs. Ore City

UNION GROVE — In a battle of undefeated squads, the Union Grove Lions left little doubt as to who was leader of the pack in District 9-2A Division I, easily disposing of the Ore City Rebels 46-21 before a packed…

25 October 2014 [01:17 AM]
Friday Night Football Scores

Friday Night Scores East Texas Robert E. Lee 42, North Garland 7 John Tyler 33, Corsicana 3 Ennis 55, Lufkin 48 Hallsville 26, Greenville 17 Whitehouse 56, Jacksonville 14 Nacogdoches 42, Lindale 35 Longview 63, Mount Pleasant 6 Sulphur Springs…

25 October 2014 [01:11 AM]
Bears fall to Carthage

BROWNSBORO — Carthage quarterback Jared Blissett tied a school record with six touchdown passes and Carthage defeated Brownsboro 55-14 Friday at Bear Stadium. Carthage scored on their first four possession of the contest. Blissett hit Jakeldric Jackson for 22 yards,…

25 October 2014 [01:11 AM]

A 30-point win on homecoming is nothing to scoff at, but John Tyler players were eyeing a little bit more. They wanted to keep that goose egg up on the scoreboard. John Tyler held Corsicana to 126 total yards in…

25 October 2014 [01:09 AM]
Alto stays unbeaten

ALTO — Keenen Johnson rushed for three TDs and passed for two more as the Alto Yellojackets beat Cayuga Wildcats, 41-13, in District 11-2A Division I play Friday. Johnson opened up the scoring for the Yellowjackets with 8:36 remaining in…

25 October 2014 [01:08 AM]
Tinajero kicks Mineola past Jefferson, 30-27

MINEOLA — The Mineola Yellowjackets used a 36-yard, fourth-quarter field goal by Willie Tinajero to sneak away with a 30-27 win over the Jefferson Bulldogs on Friday in District 8-3A Division I play Friday. Mineola, atop the district with a…

25 October 2014 [01:06 AM]
Arp cruises past New Diana

Arp 53, New Diana 8 DIANA — Marcalas Johnson rambled for 162 yards and three touchdowns and Kayce Medlock threw for 230 yards and four TDS as the Arp Tigers defeated the New Diana Eagles 53-8 in District 8-3A Division…

25 October 2014 [01:05 AM]
Troup routs Winona on homecoming

Jarah Wright, Sports Correspondent TROUP — The sound of trains running on the tracks close to Tiger Stadium blended with cheers from the home crowd as the Troup Tigers defeated the Winona Wildcats 58-19 Friday night. It was homecoming…

25 October 2014 [01:03 AM]
Chapel Hill pulls away from Kilgore, 38-21

KILGORE — Konnor Hitchcock threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns, leading Chapel Hill to a 38-21 victory over Kilgore on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in a District 9-4A Division I showdown. With the victory, Chapel…

25 October 2014 [01:00 AM]
Defense comes through for All Saints

The All Saints defense defended their territory and came up with a homecoming victory. All Saints intercepted four passes, including two from Nathan Jasper, as the Trojans scored a 35-19 victory over Dallas Shelton in a TAPPS Division II District…

25 October 2014 [12:57 AM]
Gilmer stays unbeaten

BULLARD — It might be said that the Boyds bullied Bullard. Half-brothers Kris Boyd and DeMarco Boyd hoofed for a combined five touchdowns as the unconquered Gilmer Buckeyes waged a 49-7 win over the Bullard Panthers in a District 5-4A…

25 October 2014 [12:55 AM]
Sharp helps Sabine top Quitman, 41-14

QUITMAN — Tanner Sharp accounted for five touchdowns as Sabine took a 41-14 victory over Quitman on Friday. After Sam Smith got the Cardinals on the board with a one-yard run in the first quarter, Sharp had a hand in…

25 October 2014 [12:54 AM]
Brooks, Whitehouse race past Jacksonville

WHITEHOUSE — Nate Brooks completed 22 of 32 passes for 226 yards and a TD and ran for 127 yards on 19 carries with two more scores to help Whitehouse take care of the Jacksonville Indians 56-14 Friday at Wildcat…

25 October 2014 [12:48 AM]
Gladewater defense secures victory over Pleasant Grove, 41-21

GLADEWATER — The Gladewater Bears seemed in complete control of their game Friday against Pleasant Grove, but a fight back by the visitors made things interesting in the closing minutes. In the end, the Gladewater defense made back-to-back plays to…

25 October 2014 [12:43 AM]
Brook Hill rolls to win

BULLARD — The Brook Hill Guard celebrated homecoming in commanding fashion, beating the Frisco Legacy Christian Eagles 45-35 on Friday night at Herrington Stadium. Senior quarterback Grant Hanks threw for 213 yards and four touchdowns in the first half alone…

25 October 2014 [12:41 AM]
Grace stops Prince of Peace

Zach Tatman rushed for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another as the Grace Community Cougars beat Carrollton Prince of Peace 44-12 on Friday in a TAPPS Division II District 2 football game at Clyde-Perkins Stadium. Grace (6-3, 4-1)…

25 October 2014 [12:33 AM]
Van stays unbeaten

VAN — Van continued its dominance of District 8-4A Division I football with a 65-7 thrashing of Mabank Friday night on Mal Fowler Field at Van Memorial Stadium. One would have to over analyze the Vandal play to this point…

25 October 2014 [12:31 AM]
Gorman falls in overtime

Dallas Christian narrowly defeated Bishop Gorman at McCallum Stadium Friday night by a margin of 24-21. The Chargers were able to convert a 24-yard field goal in the first period of overtime after Carter Granberry recovered a Crusader fumble in…

25 October 2014 [12:26 AM]
From the field: Chapel Hill at Kilgore Video

Our Caleb Mooney is in Kilgore capturing video highlights! Check out our live scoreboard: Live audio of the Corsicana at John Tyler game: Check out in-game highlights of big games around East Texas: or Live tweeting…

24 October 2014 [08:18 PM]
From the field: Prince of Peace at Grace Video

Our Trevor Peele and Michael Hall are at Clyde-Perkins Stadium capturing video highlights! And be aware: Carrollton Prince of Peace onside kicks on every kickoff, according to Grace Coach Mike Maddox.…

24 October 2014 [07:54 PM]
Pipeline: Lions clinch first LSC crown since 1990

The Texas A&M-Commerce Lions are riding high entering this week’s action, as they’ve clinched their first Lone Star Conference football title in 25 years. At 5-0 in LSC play, the Lions have a two-game lead with two LSC games remaining.…

24 October 2014 [05:38 PM]