It might sound cliché for one to say they’re taking one game at a time or getting better every day but that’s exactly what Marshall Lady Mavs junior point guard Amayai Spears is focused on doing.
Jaedon Knox hasn’t decided on a college yet but he hopes to play college football, major in kinesiology and one day become a basketball coach and teach similar lessons he has learned from his current head coach at Marshall High School, Bobby Carson.
TYLER — J.K. Dobbins, who had a legendary career at Ohio State, was the recipient of the Seventh Annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award during a gala Wednesday night at Willow Brook Country Club.
John Tyler’s Ellyse Daye and Makia Moon scored five points apiece in overtime to deliver a 43-40 win for the Lady Lions over Marshall on Tuesday in a District 16-5A basketball clash at the Lions Den.
HALLSVILLE – Despite seeing Nacogdoches fight cut down the lead Tuesday night, the Hallsville Ladycats held on to defeat the Lady Dragons in a 48-41 final. The Ladycats are now 10-15 overall and 4-2 in district play. The Lady Dragons fall to 2-4 against district opponents.
Hailee Hollan’s body told her she was done with softball. Her heart didn’t get the message, and when the Tyler Junior College softball team opens the 2020 season in a couple of weeks, the former Hallsville High School standout will be back in uniform.
As it became more and more obvious that Jason Garrett would not return as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys next season, the two most common names we heard as potential replacements were Lincoln Riley and Urban Meyer.
Down four points with 10 minutes to go in the game, the ETBU men’s basketball team scored 22 unanswered points to take the come-from-behind victory, 74-58, over the University of Ozarks. ETBU remains unbeaten in the American Southwest Conference East Division at 4-0 and is now 11-2 overall.
After a slow start, ETBU’s women’s basketball team put together a dominant second quarter pushing to a 62-41 victory over the University of Ozarks Eagles. Winning its straight game, ETBU is now 9-4 on the season and 3-1 in the American Southwest Conference East Division.
Matt Turner, who spent 12 seasons as offensive coordinator for one of the top programs in Texas and then kept things running at a high level as head coach at Gilmer High School for the next five seasons, has retired.
Moving Friday’s game against Pine Tree to early in the day helped the Mavericks avoid severe weather as they also avoided their first district loss of the year.
Before Chris Leonard takes the court with his Marshall Mavericks for today’s game, he’ll likely try to shut himself off from the outside world to focus in on what he needs to do to help his team come away with another win.
After falling to the Whitehouse Ladycats on the road Tuesday night, the Marshall Lady Mavs are still in search of their first district win where they hold a 0-4 district record. Marshall fell short 39-35 in Tuesday’s action.
Longview’s boys and Pine Tree’s girls play host to tournaments this weekend, with games scheduled for today through Saturday at six fields and featuring more than 70 matches.