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Cowboys place franchise tag on receiver Dez Bryant

Cowboys place franchise tag on receiver Dez Bryant

The Dallas Cowboys have officially used the franchise tag for the fifth time in franchise history when it was placed on receiver Dez Bryant Monday afternoon.
ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

It has been a year since the Gilmer Buckeyes lost not only a teammate, but a brother.
UT Tyler baseball Closes Out Series With UMHB With DH-Split

UT Tyler baseball Closes Out Series With UMHB With DH-Split

 The UT Tyler baseball team improved to 7-5 in 2015 after a doubleheader-split against American Southwest Conference opponent Mary Hardin-Baylor, winning 4-3 before falling 6-5 in game three.

Henderson Lions improbable playoff run comes to an end

The Henderson Lions boys basketball team battled through injuries, grade issues and number of other adversities to get into the playoffs.
14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat, planned videotaped fight

14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat, planned videotaped fight

The fatal feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead.
Paxton K's 11, UT Tyler Baseball Wins 8-3 Over Mary Hardin-Baylor

Paxton K's 11, UT Tyler Baseball Wins 8-3 Over Mary Hardin-Baylor

 The UT Tyler baseball team trailed Mary Hardin-Baylor 2-0 early, but a big five-run inning helped the Patriots win 8-3 in game one of the American Southwest Conference series. The Patriots are now 6-4 on the year.
UT Tyler Women Can't Hold off Comets, Falls 82-74 in ASC Final

UT Tyler Women Can't Hold off Comets, Falls 82-74 in ASC Final

 In a matchup of the two top-teams in the conference, the Comets from Texas-Dallas were able to fend off the No. 1 seed Texas-Tyler Patriots, winning 82-74 in the American Southwest Conference Championship game.

Jacob Spillers inspirational in his fight against cancer

Jacob Spillers is a 17-year-old senior at Tyler Lee. He was on the soccer team when he was diagnosed at ETMC with osteosarcoma in his leg. Surgeons cut off his leg mid-thigh and his foot mid-calf.
Why not us?

Why not us?

New Rangers manager Jeff  Banister said that the theme of his speech was, “Why not us?”
Is Vince Young taking one more shot at the NFL?

Is Vince Young taking one more shot at the NFL?

Is Vince Young going to take one more shot at the NFL? The Houston native has registered for the league’s new veteran combine set for March 22 in Arizona.
‘WRTS’ slogan more trouble than it’s worth to Texas A&M

‘WRTS’ slogan more trouble than it’s worth to Texas A&M

The slogan We Run This State was a goofy bit of unnecessary braggadocio from the start, and it’s now causing Texas A&M more trouble than it’s worth. 

Earl Lloyd, first African-American NBA player passes away at 86

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member and West Virginia State University basketball legend Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a NBA game, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Jack Stallard previews Junior College Regional Tournament

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about next week's JUCO Tournament in Jacksonville. Stallard said...

UT Tyler breaks school record

UT Tyler scored 113 points Thursday night. That's the most in school history. The Patriots crushed The University of the Ozarks, 113-53.

Kilgore and TJC split their basketball double-header

The Kilgore College Rangers beat TJC Thursday at Wagstaff Gym in Tyler, 64-59. KC has won four straight. The Apache Ladies beat Kilgore, 61-39. The Tyler Junior College women have won nine of their last ten.