State titles are on the line as 16 teams converge on the Rose City for the Texas East State Little League Tournament.
The Tyler-Smith County Chapter of the Texas Exes honored three local members, awarded scholarships to five area Longhorns and got an update on “Is Texas Back?” from five former football standouts during the organization’s annual Scholarship Dinner on Thursday at Hollytree Country Club.
After spending time in the Plains of West Texas and in the Bayou City, Brent Landrum is coming to the Piney Woods.
Rockwall's Nicholas Loar, Lufkin's Lynn Hebert and Longview's Jonathan Walgama advance to the Texas Mid-Amateur Tournament after a qualifying round on Wednesday at The Cascades Golf & Country Club in Tyler.
Former Carthage standout and current University of Texas sophomore Keaontay Ingram was named on Wednesday as a preseason candidate for the 2019 Doak Walker Award.
Tony Romo has added the Texas State Open to his golfing schedule, Matt Cohen, general manger of The Cascades Golf & Country Club, announced on Wednesday.
The recruitment for the nation’s top uncommitted quarterback is over.
A Chief is going to become the Apaches’ new leader.
ARLINGTON — Broderick Washington Jr. never hesitates to remind his Texas Tech teammates of his Longview roots, even if they’re tired of hearing him represent his hometown.
LONGVIEW — Jachin Salas delivered a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Bullard 12U All-Stars a 4-2 win over Spring Hill in the Dixie Youth Baseball state championship game Saturday at Lear Park.
The “Cancer picked the wrong coach” softball clinic will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Bullard High School softball field.
Jake Smelser, the Troup standout bound for SFA in the fall, carded a 2-under 69 to capture first place in the Northern Texas PGA Junior Tour’s Medalist Tournament on Monday at Willow Brook Country Club.
BULLARD — Robin Ballard pulled a double-double on Sunday. Plus it was lucky No. 7 for the former SFA golfer.
The Johnson Basketball Camp is scheduled for July 22-25 at Boulter Middle School, 2926 Garden Valley Road, Tyler, 75702.
Mineola’s Abby Kratzmeyer won a gold medal in the pole vault at the Down Under Championships in Australia.
John Tyler finished 3-2 in bracket play on Saturday of the Powerade Blazing 7on7 Football Invitational in Matthews, North Carolina.
Tanner Roach, the former Whitehouse High School standout who just completed his second season on the Patriot baseball team, was named a Texas Collegiate League Baseball All-Star.
One down and two to go.
July of last year was a tough month for those who love golf. Two successful professional golfers with ties to East Texas and The Cascades Golf & Country Club, where the 49th Tanos Energy II/Patterson-UTI Drilling Texas State Open will be played later this month, passed away.
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John Tyler compiled a record of 4-3 to finish fifth in the Potassium Pool of Friday’s Powerade Blazing 7on7 Football Invitational in Matthews, North Carolina.
CARROLLTON — Second in 2018, first on every hole in 2019, University of Texas golfer Pierceson Coody scored a two-shot victory on Friday at Maridoe Golf Club in the 116th Trans-Mississippi Championship, joining a winners list including Jack Nicklaus, Ben Crenshaw and Bryson DeChambeau.
The John Tyler vs. Oakland (Tennessee) 7on7 football game, scheduled for 11:45 a.m. (Central time) Friday, is slated to be streamed on ESPN+ from Matthews, North Carolina, tournament officials said.
CARROLLTON — Week-long leader Pierceson Coody stayed steady while others around him struggled Thursday, then put on a finishing kick on the final holes, to grab a commanding five-shot lead heading to the final round of the 116th Trans-Mississippi Amateur Championship at Maridoe Golf Club.
Since its inception some 12 years ago, the Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation has raised more than $6.5 million and a big part of that fundraising has been provided by the Hall family of Tyler, chairman Dick Goetz said on Thursday.