The UT Tyler softball team won a 7-6 extra-inning thriller over rival East Texas Baptist to win the 2013 NCAA Softball Tyler Regional. The win vaults the Patriots into the 2013 NCAA DIII College World Series in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
For all that the Rockets answered, returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and taking the Oklahoma City Thunder to six games in an intense, emotional and wildly entertaining series, new questions have arrived.
Longview’s postseason plans came down the wire at the end of the 2013 regular season.
But the Lobos prevailed, topping North Mesquite, 3-0, in a play-in game to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2008.