JT Soccer


Alief Taylor 2, John Tyler 1

SHENANDOAH — The John Tyler soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Alief Taylor on Friday in the Kilt Cup Soccer Showcase at Woodforest Bank Stadium.

Victor Leon scored the goal for the Lions. 

JT is scheduled to face New Braunfels at 1 p.m. Saturday.


Lady Lions split two

PALESTINE — The John Tyler Lady Lions split a pair of soccer matches on Friday — defeating Tyler Grace Community and falling to Shreveport (Louisiana) Captain Shreve — in the 16th Annual East Texas Shootout Soccer Tournament at Wildcat Stadium.

The Lady Lions scored a 1-0 win over Grace Community before dropping a game to Captain Shreve 2-0.

JT (1-1-1) will face Wylie at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.


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I am a native Tylerite and I grew up reading the Tyler Morning Telegraph and The Tyler Courier-Times. My parents took both the morning and afternoon papers. I came to work here 35 years ago at the age of 23, right after college.

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