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Syracuse football recruiting: Orange flips a linebacker from SMU

December 10, 2017 by

Syracuse.com20, the first of a three-day early signing period for high school seniors. The 6-foot-1, 212-pound Allison is rated three stars, according to the composite rating. He also held offers from Mississippi State, Arkansas State, Louisiana ...

The Adventures of John Tyler High School's newest furry friend, Sewer Cat

November 21, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

No one knows exactly when the Sewer Cat moseyed into town. Some folks say she was dumped at John Tyler High School as a kitten. Others say maybe she's always been there and we just weren't looking hard enough. A few posit that one day she just crawled ...

East Texas Chapter of the Links partners with State Department to educate Tyler high school students on diplomacy

November 13, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

The East Texas Chapter of the Links Inc. announced it is partnering with the U.S. Department of State to educate East Texas college and high students about foreign internships and foreign service career opportunities. For Robert E. Lee and John Tyler ...

What makes a JT vs. Lee game so electrifying

November 10, 2017 by

cbs19.tvCoates said "you want to be able to say 10 years from now, we got you." Before it was known as John Tyler, it was known as Tyler High School, which opened in 1912. Robert E. Lee High School was built in 1957 the same year - Tyler High changed it's name ...

John Tyler, Robert E. Lee High Schools face off in 27th annual Pantry Raid food drive

November 9, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Limas said while the goal was to beat John Tyler, it is the end result of helping East Texas families that is most important. John Tyler Student Council President Bri Criss said the school has been so successful because of community partnerships they ...

John Tyler High School JROTC teaches students to be better citizens

November 8, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Lieutenant Colonel Janie Eddins never imagined she would become a teacher, but since coming to John Tyler High School she has fully embraced her calling to help students become better citizens. Eddins has 75 students in her junior ROTC class. The class ...

Tributes: Buddy Armstrong coached two state championship teams

October 30, 2017 by

•Buddy Armstrong, 73, of Oklahoma City. He played football and basketball for Star Spencer High School. Armstrong played basketball at Central Oklahoma — then known as Central State — where he would later serve as the men's coach. Before coaching at ...

Tyler ISD breaks ground on renovations for Robert E. Lee, John Tyler High Schools

October 26, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

While John Tyler will be built in place, with most of the existing skeleton used as a basis for the school, the entire Lee campus will shift south with the face of the school pointed toward Shiloh Road. Lee Principal Dan Crawford said the energy among ...

Plano says goodbye to longtime coach, commentator of legendary football game

October 5, 2017 by Star Local Media

Star Local MediaAs word on the East-Tyler game spread across the country, Garver made appearances on programs like “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Jim Rome Show” to recount the experience. Garver and Clinton even went on to win an ESPY and starred as the ...

John Tyler students partner with Chick-Fil-A to make their community a better, more caring place

October 2, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Eventually those 90 become 900, which is just a fraction of the hundreds of other schools participating nationwide. Debra Johnston said she was excited to have received such an enthusiastic response from the students. After taking over the restaurant ...

Tyler ISD takes a first look at comprehensive plans for total renovations of Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools

September 26, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tim Loper, Tyler ISD's director of facilities, said staff such as department chairs, principals and athletic directors were involved in determining the necessities the new high schools should include. Tyler ISD selected Corgan Associates and Harris ...

Robert E. Lee High School's history reveals complicated past involving Confederate imagery

September 15, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee High School was opened in 1958 as an all white school during a period of intense resistance to desegregation in many southern states. In 1954 the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education would see integration slowly ...

Tyler sports greats unveil Project Rose Sports Science Center

September 8, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

It's great to get to (Tyler) and have a chance to see what they're doing.” Robert Brazile played with Campbell with the Houston Oilers and is now a finalist for the 2018 class for the Hall of Fame. They were joined by Vernon Perry, another of Campbell ...

Ruben Jordan, beloved coach and John Tyler grad who died in Harvey floods, honored during memorial service

September 2, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sylvia Key, of Tyler, said the family was devastated to hear the news of her brother's death, but has been encouraged by the large outpouring of support they've received. She said an additional service would take place in Friendswood in upcoming weeks ...

John Tyler grad died saving others in Harvey floods

August 30, 2017 by WGRZ-TV

WGRZ-TV... a longtime coach for Clear Creek High School, and had retired in 2016. Jordan grew up in Tyler and was a high school football teammate of Earl Campbell at John Tyler High School, according to the Chronicle. His niece, Melissa Rose, posted the ...

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