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Denny Garver, famous for 'Good gosh o' mighty' call in 1994 Plano East-John Tyler epic, dies at 60

October 5, 2017 by Dallas News (blog)

Dallas News (blog)Garver teamed with former Ch. 4 sports anchor Eddy Clinton and local high school coach Mike Zoffuto to broadcast a 1994 Plano East-Tyler John Tyler playoff game on Plano cable-access. The excitement level in the booth matched Plano East's late rally in ...

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

October 5, 2017 by Star Local Media

Star Local MediaIn 1994, longtime Plano resident Denny Garver became a nationwide sensation as one of the voices of the legendary Plano East vs. Tyler John Tyler high school football game. Beyond that memorable November day at Texas Stadium, Garver's roots within ...

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

October 2, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler students partner with Chick-Fil-A to make their community a better, more caring place. Published on Monday, 2 October 2017 15:43 - Written by CORY MCCOY, ... Students at John Tyler High School taking part in a new leadership initiative are ...

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

Tyler ISD selected Corgan Associates and Harris Craig for the reconstruction of Robert E. Lee. Stantec and Fitzpatrick Associates will oversee the work at John Tyler. The four firms all have taken part in rebuilding the district's elementary and middle ...

John Tyler football looking to regroup with home game after tough outing at Rockwall

September 25, 2017 by

After last year's loss to Rockwall, John Tyler ran off six straight wins to capture the district football championship. The Lions hope to repeat that feat, but the score against the Yellow Jackets was a bit different this year. Last year was a 1-point ...

Business Notes for 9-25

September 24, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD and WRL General Contractors are hosting a Small Contractor Roundup event to inform and pre‐qualify subcontractors for the renovations and additions to John Tyler High School (bids March 2018) and Robert E. Lee High School (bids January 2018 ...

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, Sept. 24

September 22, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Amidst the hysteria over renaming Robert E. Lee High School, you might look into the confederacy credentials of John Tyler - an owner of 70 slaves and an elected member of the Confederate House of Representatives, 16 years after serving as president of ...

Community activist announces intention to seek Tyler City Council District 2 seat

September 19, 2017 by KLTV

McGee was born and raised in Tyler, graduating from John Tyler High School. ... He has previously served as a District Director for Texas SHRM, as President of East Texas HR Association and as a board member for the Boys & Girls Club of East Texas.

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

September 15, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

When Aubrey Burge moved to Tyler for college six years ago, she was surprised to find the town was home to a school named after a Confederate general with no connection to the city. During her time at the University of Texas at Tyler and as an employee ...

Tyler sports greats unveil Project Rose Sports Science Center

September 8, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

Two Tyler sporting greats wanted their hometown to be the base of operations for a transcendent facility and research lab for sports medicine and therapy. Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, in conjunction with Earl Campbell and Gary Baxter, invited special ...

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

September 2, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

James Smith, of Houston, knew Ruben Jordan was a talented football player when he began coaching him at John Tyler High School in 1976. But it was during the time the two later coached together at Clear Creek ISD that Smith got a clearer view of Jordan ...

John Tyler grad died saving others in Harvey floods

August 30, 2017 by WGRZ-TV

WGRZ-TVHOUSTON - A longtime south Texas coach and John Tyler graduate died in the devastating Houston floods. A tweet ... Jordan grew up in Tyler and was a high school football teammate of Earl Campbell at John Tyler High School, according to the Chronicle.

Former John Tyler High School football player dies in Houston area, reportedly because of Hurricane Harvey-related ...

August 29, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

A former John Tyler High School football player who reportedly died in Hurricane Harvey-related flooding is being described as a selfless man, a faithful friend and a caring and effective coach. Ruben Jordan, a League City resident who grew up in Tyler ...

John Tyler Big Blue Band marches its way across Tyler

August 26, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

The thunder of drums could be felt in the air as students marched past the fields and into the neighborhoods around John Tyler High School. The John Tyler Big Blue Marching Band hit the streets on Saturday during its annual March-a-Thon. The annual ...

Tyler ISD celebrates successes, focuses on call to serve at 2017 Convocation

August 25, 2017 by Tyler Morning Telegraph

“Your mission remains unchanged,” he said. “Your mission is fixed - teach the children of Tyler. All of the children.” Later during the event, the Robert E. Lee High School theater department performed “We're All in This Together” from Disney's “High ...

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