Sports

UT-Tyler Patriots heading to World Series

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.

Mineola senior signs to play baseball at Missouri Valley College

Mineola High School 2013 graduate, Lucas Flournoy, has signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball at Missouri Valley College. Lucas will join the baseball program in the fall semester.

Three Kilgore College basketball players moving to next level

A trio of players from Kilgore College’s Region XIV Conference championship team are moving on to four-year schools.

Game 2 preview: Keeping Curry in check

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a modest objective for his team tonight in Game 2.

Area baseball, softball playoff schedule

The Longview News-Journal has a big list going of all the East Texas baseball and softball teams still in the hunt for a state championship.

Rockets enter offseason with big questions

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.

Patriots win ASC Championship

The UT Tyler Patriots defeated Louisiana College, 10-4, on Sunday afternoon to win the 2013 ASC Baseball Title and an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championships.

Rangers sweep Red Sox

Adrian Beltre's single to right in the bottom of the ninth scored Elvis Andrus and lifted the Rangers to a 4-3 over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Rangers Ballpark.

Lobos talk about first postseason since '08

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.

Patriots have home field advantage for ASC tournament

2013 ASC Baseball Championship Tournament Championship Round May 3-5, 2013 at UT Tyler’s Irwin Field FRIDAY