A strong second half for the second week in a row clinched a playoff spot for the Tyler Legacy Red Raiders for the third consecutive season.
After consecutive games against out-of-state opponents, the Apaches take on a Texas rival on Saturday, hosting No. 15 Blinn College in a Southwest Junior College Football Conference game.
The Carthage Bulldogs traveled to Rusk on Friday to take on the Eagles. The Bulldogs defeated the Eagles to remain undefeated at 7-0. Rusk is now 6-2.
9-3A DIVISION II
TEXARKANA - Jaylen Boardley totaled 178 yards rushing on 13 carries and two touchdowns to lead Pleasant Grove over Spring Hill, 55-21, in a District 8-4A, Div. II varsity football game at Hawk Stadium on Friday.
HENDERSON – The latest installment of the Kilgore/Henderson rivalry turned into a slugfest, with the visiting Kilgore Bulldogs rallying for a 35-34 win over the Lions in a District 9-4A Division I showdown at Lions Stadium.
Senior Night, playoffs, undefeated district records and a date with Van for the district championship, were just some of the reasons Brownsboro and Canton were playing Friday night.
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WHITEHOUSE — Whitehouse entered the 2021 season with 13 playoff appearances in the previous 15 years, but put itself in a hole with seven straight losses by 16 or fewer points to start the campaign.
Chapel Hill shook the demons that have been plaguing its football team for nearly a month, securing a 50-22 win over Mabank to overcome a three-game losing skid.
RUSK — On a night the Carthage Bulldogs football team committed a season high in turnovers, they were still one thing they could count on.
MOUNT PLEASANT – Marshall kicker Buck Buchanan lined up for a 27-yard field goal after having seen his team erase a 14-point deficit. His kick goal sailed through the uprights to give Marshall the three-point lead and help the Mavericks defeat the Mount Pleasant Tigers 24-21 at Sam Parker Field in Mount Pleasant.
9-5A DIVISION II
DALLAS — Tyler was toe-to-toe with No. 3 Highland Park until starting quarterback Eli Holt was injured on a play with 8:40 to go in the second quarter.
DALLAS (AP) — SMU coach Sonny Dykes saw the best first half of the season from his team, which made it easier to excuse a drop-off after halftime.
DALLAS — Two blueblood programs who have been instrumental in making Texas High School football famous meet on Friday.
Better start saving your money because this could be the deer season you make a trip to your local taxidermist.
(Games scheduled for 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Games and times subject to change)
TYLER HIGH (5-2, 3-0) VS. Dallas Highland Park (6-1, 3-0)
It’s homecoming celebration week at Tyler Legacy High School.
ET football Week 9 stat leaders
North Mesquite (1-6, 0-3) at Tyler Legacy (4-3, 2-1) (Expanded)
PINE TREE (4-4, 2-3) VS. WHITEHOUSE (0-7, 0-4)
MARSHALL (4-3, 3-1) VS. MOUNT PLEASANT (3-4, 2-2)
SPRING HILL (3-4, 0-2) VS. PLEASANT GROVE (3-4, 2-0)
HALLSVILLE (2-5, 2-2) VS. NACOGDOCHES (2-5, 2-2)
Tami Groenedijk had a hat trick to help propel the No. 1 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies to a 3-1 win over Angelina College in a Region XIV women's soccer match on Wednesday at Pat Hartley Field.
The Tyler Lions had perhaps their most complete game of the season on Friday against Wylie East.
The Oklahoma State Alumni are having a watch party on Saturday.
FRANKSTON (3-4, 1-2) VS. UNION GROVE (1-5, 1-2)
In a tight District 16-5A volleyball match, the Tyler Lady Lions edged the Jacksonville Maidens, 3-2, on Tuesday at the THS Gymnasium.
WHITEHOUSE — Lufkin won its first district title in program history with a five-set victory (25-22, 25-19, 16-25, 22-25, 16-14) over Whitehouse on Tuesday night at C.L. Nix Wildcat Arena.
The Texas College Steers opened their basketball season with a 107-77 win over the North American University Stallions on Monday at Gus F. Taylor Gymnasium.
All Saints 3, Bishop Gorman 0The All Saints Lady Trojans scored a 3-0 win over Bishop Gorman on Tuesday in a TAPPS 4A District 2 volleyball match at Brookshire Gym.
Week 8 of the high school football season had multiple great games and performances.
The Baylor Bears have had a resurgence this season and on Saturday they welcomed future Big 12 opponent BYU to Waco.
Carthage is once again the unanimous No. 1 team in the Class 6A/5A/4A portion of the #bEASTTexas Fabulous 15 following Week 8 of the high school football season.
The Whitehouse Wildcats and the Texas High Tigers meet on Tuesday in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal team tennis match at the Sulphur Springs High School courts.