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Pump Jacks make it six straight wins

Joey Armstrong put the Pump Jacks in front to stay with his second home run of the season, and Mitch Meyer padded the lead with an RBI double in the ninth as East Texas ran its winning streak to six in a row with a 6-3 Texas Collegiate League w

East Texas team brings home World Series title

Randy Pilkington told his wife his team wasn’t coming home without a World Series championship, and the East Texas Colt 45s came through for him.

Softball coming to TJC in 2014

Tyler Junior College announces the addition of women’s softball to its lineup of NJCAA Division I athletics, beginning in Fall 2014.

City of Tyler offers free youth tennis program

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be offering weekly tennis classes June 10 through July 26 for children ages 6-15 years old. Participants will be placed in a class according to their skill level.

Spurs go overseas with first draft pick

The Spurs have added yet another Frenchman, selecting 19-year-old forward Livio Jean-Charles with the 28th pick of the 2013 NBA draft.

Rockets snag Canaan in opening round of draft

For several hours, the NBA Draft dragged on with the Rockets making no cap-clearing trade, no move into the first round, no news.

Mavs land Larkin in first round of NBA draft

While it took a little wheeling and dealing, the Dallas Mavericks eventually got their man in former Miami standout Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.

Aaron Hernandez now being investigated for 2012 double-murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now being investigated in connection with a double murder in Boston's South End in July 2012, a law enforcement source close to the Aaron Hernandez Investigation said.

One last Mavericks draft preview

The Dallas Mavericks will have several important decisions to make Thursday that will shape their immediate future when the NBA holds its annual draft at 6 p.m. from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Errors hurt Pump Jacks in loss

East Texas didn’t do much to help itself while facing the top team in the Texas Collegiate League on Wednesday. The Pump Jacks committed eight errors in an 8-4 loss to league-leading Brazos Valley.