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Super Bowl XIII Champions

 

Congratulations to the Tyler Lions Flag, Freshmen, & Junior football teams for winning the 2017 Tri-County League Super Bowl XIII held on Saturday, November 18th   The Tyler Lions Sophomore football team were Conference Runnerups!!!


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Proverbs 22:6

"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it."


Since 2001--Over 2,200 youth served


 

Winning Isn't Everything, It's Just What We Do!!

 

 

 


 

2018 Tyler Lions Executive Board Directors
President

 

 

Stan Traylor

 

Football Commissioner

 

Dro Jackson

Cheer Coordinator

Crystol Watson

Treasurer

Ruby Saenz

  Recording Secretary

 

Vacant

Corresponding Secretary

Jenny Brooks

Officers of the Board

Field Maintenance Coordinator

Joe Thompson

Special Events Coordinators

Christina Erskine & Ashley Jones

Volunteer Coordinators

 

Kanesha Mayfield & Shirley Mayfield

Uniform & Equipment Coordinator Jose Vargas
Academic Director Vacant
Team Moms Representative Carolyn Tilley
Concession Director Elizabeth Gaona
Associate Board Member Vacant

 

 


The Tyler Lions Youth Sports Association was founded on March 8, 2001 by Stan Traylor. The first board consisted of Stan Traylor, Ruby Skief, Ben King, Michael Williams, & Jackie Neal. We offer youth football & dance and drill programs for kids in the 5 to 12 age range. We currently have over 240 kids in our programs. We are based in Tyler, TX. We stress academics, sportsmanship, & teamwork for our participants.


2018 Tyler Lions registration form

Click on the Lions Helmet for a registration form for the 2018 Season. You can download the registration form, fill it out, and bring it with you to one of our registration sites.


2018 Registration Fees

  

 

The 2018 regular registration fees are listed below:

Program Registration Fee
Flag Football Ages 5 & 6
$100
Tackle Football Ages 7 to 12
$130
Cheerleading (Ages 5 to 12) price includes cheerleading uniform, shoes, 1 pair of socks, insurance, and pom poms
$130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**Payment Plan--We will have a payment plan this season--50% of registration fees due when register and balance due by July 1st.


Football Information

The Tyler Lions offer flag football for kids 5 & 6 years old.  Our flag teams rules are 11 on 11.  We offer full, contact tackle football for kids in the 7 to 12 age range.  The divisions of play are listed below.  Our league does not have overall weight limits so kids are not turned away due to weight restrictions.  We do have ball carrier weight limits to reduce the risk of injury to team members.


We have the following divisions of play and weight limits:

Division Age Range Ball Carrier Weight Range Overall Weight Limit
Flag Football  Ages 5 & 6
No ball carrier weight limit 
 No weight limit
Freshmen Ages 7 & 8
85 lbs.
No weight Limit
Sophomore Ages 9 & 10
110 lbs.
No weight limit
Junior Ages 11 & 12
120 lbs.
No weight limit

**Age as of September 1st is considered the team member's age for the entire season. We don't have weight limits for playing, but we do have ball carrier weight limits for the safety of the kids. 7th Graders are not allowed in the Junior Division.

 


Cheerleading Information

Cheer Up, Cheer is Back!!! The Tyler Lions will have cheerleading teams for the 2016 season in the following divisions: Flag (Ages 5 & 6), Freshmen (Ages 7 & 8), Sophomore (Ages 9 & 10) and Junior (Ages 11 & 12).  **Age as of May 31st is considered the team member's age for the entire season. cheerleading squads cheer during the games then compete in  end of season league cheerleading and dance competition. 




The Tri-County Youth Football League offers youth football for kids in the 5 to 12 age range. Our league has 19 organizations. Our league is divided into Northern & Southern Football Conferences. There are 2 divisions in each of these conferences: Conferences and divisions are as follows:

 

Southern Conference
Southeast Division
Southern Conference
Southwest Division
Chapel Hill Bulldogs

 

Bullard Panthers
East Texas Longhorns
Cherokee County Eagles
 

Tyler Lions
Jacksonville Tribe
Tyler Red Raiders

 

Palestine Westwood Panthers

Tyler Saints
Troup Tigers

Whitehouse Wildcats
 
Northern Conference
Northeast Division
Northern Conference
Northwest Division
Atlanta Bulldogs
Carthage (Panola County) Bulldogs
Daingerfield Tigers

Jefferson (Marion County) Bulldogs

Kilgore Bulldogs

Marshall Longhorns

Rusk County Panthers 

Pittsburg Pirates

 

Mt. Pleasant Tigers

 

The top 3 teams in each division based on divisional games winning percentage advance to the playoffs: 1st place teams in each division will receive byes for the 1st round of the playoffs.

 

Name Years Played High School Team Comments
Kendall Hunter
2001
John Tyler High School-Class of 2007 2008 & 2010 College All American for Oklahoma State University Cowboys-Drafted in 4th Round of 2011 NFL Draft by San Francisco 49ers.  Currently playing with the New Orleans Saints.
Romen Tucker 2001-2002 Chapel Hill High School-Class of 2008 Only Tyler Lions Team Member to win a championship as a player (2002) and coach (2005)
Ky'ordic Black
2003
John Tyler High School-Class of 2010 2008 & 2009 All District Running Back-Signed football scholarship with Tyler Junior College Apaches
Chaise McNeal, Jr. 2001-2003 Chapel Hill School-Class of 2009
2008 All District Wide Receiver
Corey Wilson 2003-2004 John Tyler High School-Class of 2008 2008 All District Safety
Ashton Dorsey 2001-2002 John Tyler High School-Class of 2010 2009 All State Def. Tackle-signed football scholarship and started with University of Texas Longhorns--Transferred to Lamar University and Texas A & M University-Commerce Lions
Robert Spencer  2002-2003  John Tyler  High School-Class of 2010  Received Scholarship as a Defensive Back for University of Texas-El Paso Miners from 2010 - 2014.  Currently assistant football coach at John Tyler High School.  Graduated from University of Texas-El Paso.  Currently Head Coach of John Tyler Freshmen football Team and assistant coach of John Tyler Varsity football team.
Alvin Arps, Jr. 2001-2003 John Tyler High School-Class of 2009 2008 & 2009 All District Linebacker
Chester Webb, Jr. 2001   Winona High School--Class of 2009  2009 All District Running Back
Ke'Andre Goss 2001-2003 Chapel Hill High School Signed football scholarship with East TX Baptist University Tigers
Marvin Gray, Jr.
2003-2004
Robert E. Lee High School-Class of 2011 2009 & 2010 All District Safety-Signed football scholarship with Stephen F. Austin University Lumberjacks Lumberjacks. Class of 2015 Senior linebacker at SFA.  Graduated from SFA and currently assistant football coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Dennis Edwards 2003-2004 Robert E. Lee High School-Class of 2011 2009 & 2010 All District Receiver-Signed football scholarship with Arkansas Tech University Wonder Boys
Trey Metoyer 2003-2004 Whitehouse High School-Class of 2011 2011 All State Wide Receiver--Signed football scholarship with University of Oklahoma Sooners
LaQuintas Wallace
2005
Robert E. Lee High School-Class of 2013 2010 & 2011 All District Running Back--Signed football scholarship with Tyler Junior College Apaches
Jimmy Wade, Jr.
2003
Chapel Hill High School Wide Receiver-Lon Morris University
Kevante Jefferson 2004-2005 John Tyler High School-Class of 2013 2012 All District Defensive End--Signed football scholarship with Texas College Steers
Darion Flowers
2006
John Tyler High School-Class of 2013 2011 All Distict Wide Receiver, 2011 & 2012 All District Wide Receiver & Cornerback--Signed with football scholarship Sam Houston State University Bearkats.   2015 Starting defensive back for Sam Houston State Universtiy.  2016 & 2017 All Southland Conference Cornerback--Senior Class of 2017.  Signed with NfL's Atlanta Falcons as a free agent.
Elliott Hart 2004-2006 John Tyler High School-Class of 2013 2012 All District Safety-Signed football scholarship with Tarleton State University Texans.  Graduated from Tarleton State University.
Reggie Gipson 2005-2007 John Tyler High School-Class of 2014 2012 & 2013 All District Running Back.  Signed football scholarship with Midwestern State University Mustangs.
James Jiles, Jr. 2001-2006 Troup High School-Class of 2012 2011 Starting Wide Receiver-Senior at Troup H.S.
Kalik Hines  2003-2006  Arp High School--Class of 2015  2012 All District Defensive End & 2013and 2014 All District Linebacker
Jordan Caldwell  2005-2006  John Tyler High School-Class of 2014  2013 Starting Cornerback at John Tyler High School
Zacchaeus Page 2003-2004 Robert E. Lee High School-Class of 2013 2012 & 2013 Starting Offensive Lineman at Robert E. Lee High School
Chris Starling  2002-2004  John Tyler High School-Class of 2013  2012 All District Center at John Tyler High School
Christopher Bell 2001-2005 Robert E. Lee High-Class of 2013 2012 Safety at Troup High School and 2013 Safety at Robert E. Lee High School
Samuel Williams 2001-2008 Chapel Hill High School-Class of 2015 Defensive Back/Quarterback-Chapel Hill H.S. Class of 2015.
Robby Washington 2003-2007 John Tyler High School-Class of 2014 Quarterback at John Tyler High School
Tillman 'T.J.' Morgan 2004-2007 John Tyler High School--Class of 2015 Defensive End-Senior at John Tyler H.S.
Miracle Broussard  2006-2008  South Grand Prairie High School-Class of 2015 Junior Olympian in Track.  2015 starting cornerback for South Grand Prairie Gophers Varsity.  Signed football scholarship with Bethel College Threshers.
Cerone Ates 2004-2008 John Tyler High School  
Tavorous "T.T." Wilson 2003-2010 John Tyler High School Wide Receiver
Jaylon Reese  2009-2010  John Tyler High School-Class of 2015 2013 & 2014 Starting Linebacker at John Tyler High School. 2014 First team All District Middle Linebacker.  2014 Class 4A All State Linebacker--Signed football scholarship with Tartleton University Texans.
Jassavia Reese 2009-2010   John Tyler High School-Class of 2015 2013 & 2014 Starting Defensive End at John Tyler High School.  2014 All State Defensive End--Signed football scholarship with New Mexico State University Aggies.
Devonte Milton 2002 - 2008   T.K. Gorman High School-Class of 2015  2013 All District Defensive Back at T. K. Gorman High School--Signed football scholarship with Arkansas Baptist College Buffaloes.
Duntayvion "Dun Dun" Gross 2003 - 2010 John Tyler High School-Class of 2016 2013. 2014. & 2015 Starting Wide Receiver at John Tyler High School.  2013 All State Honorable Mention as a Kickoff Returner as a sophomore.  2014 First Team All District Wide Receiver and Kick Returner as a Junior.  2015 First Team All District Wide Receiver as a Senior--Signed football scholarship with Cisco Junior College Wranglers.  2017 Starting Wide Receiver at Cisco Junior College.
Kolby Harris 2008 - 2009 John Tyler High School-Class of 2016 2015 Starting Offensive Guard on John Tyler H.S. Varsity.  2015 1st Team All District Offensive Guard as a senior at John Tyler H.S.--Signed football scholarship with Cisco Junior College Wranglers.
Braylon Jones 2009-2010   John Tyler High School-Class of 2016 2013 Starting Defensive Tackle as Sophomore at John Tyler High School--District 16-4A Co-Defensive Newcomer of the Year.  2014 All District Defensive Tackle as a Junior.  2014 All State Defensive Tackle as a Junior. 2014 All State Class 5A Honorable Mention Defensive End as a junior. 2015 1st Team All District Defensive Tackle and 1st Team All District Offensive Guard as a senior at John Tyler H.S.-Signed football scholarship with the University of Houston Cougars.  Starting Offensive Line as true freshmen at University of Houston for 2016 season. 2017 Starting Offensive Tackle at University of Houston as a sophomore.
 
Kieran Freeman 2009 - 2010 John Tyler High School-Class of 2017 2014 sophomore on varsity at John Tyler H.S. 2015 junior starting cornerback on John Tyler H.S. Varsity 2015 1st Team All District Cornerback as a junior at John Tyler H.S.  2016 District 11-6A 2nd team cornerback.
Ethan Tunson Milton 2006 - 2010 TK Gorman High School--Class of 2017 2015 2nd Team All District Running Back as a junior at TK Gorman--Tyler High School.  2016 All district running back--rushed for over 1,000 yards.  senior class of 2017.
Judah Bell, Jr. 2010 TK Gorman High School-Class of 2017 2015 1st Team All District Receiver as a junior at TK Gorman-Tyler High School. 2015 & 2016 1st Team TAPPS Division II Receiver  at TK Gorman High School.   Football scholarship to SMU (Southern Methodist University) Mustangs.
Martevious Allison  2010 - 2011  John Tyler High School-Class of 2018 2014 Freshman Running Back playing on Varsity.  2015 throught 2017  Starting Linebacker at John Tyler High School.  2015, 2016, & 2017 All District Linebacker. 2017 All State Linebacker.  Football scholarship offer and committed to SMU (Southern Methodist University) Mustangs.
Dewayne Jones, Jr. 2006 - 2011 John Tyler High School-Class of 2018 2015 Sophomore and Starting linebacker at John Tyler H.S. 2015 2nd Team All District Linebacker as a sophomore at John Tyler H.S.  2016 2nd Team All District linebacker as a junior.
Dekalen Goodson 2009 - 2011 John Tyler High School-Class of 2018 Starting defensive end at John Tyler H.S. 2015 1st Team All District Defensive End as a sophomore at John Tyler H.S.  2016 & 2017All District Defensive End.  Football Scholarship and Committed to University of Houston Cougars.
Kiante Stoker  2010 - 2011  John Tyler High School-Class of 2018  2015 Sophomore at John Tyler H.S.  2016 2nd team All District linebacker--junior.  2017 Starting Linebacker and Running Back at Spring Hill High School.
DeMondre Bacon 2009 - 2011 John Tyler High School-Class of 2018 2015 Sophomore Linebacker on John Tyler H.S. Varsity.
Tabias Marshall 2010 - 2011 John Tyler High School-Class of 2018 2015 Sophomore Defensive End on John Tyler H.S. Varsity.  2015 All District Honorable Mention Defensive End as a sophomore at John Tyler H.S.
Trejon Blake 2010 - 2011 John Tyler High School-Class of 2018  2015 Sophomore Offensive Linemen on John Tyler H.S. Varsity .  2016 All District Honorable Mention Offensive Line--junior.
Daecorian Jessie  2007 - 2011  John Tyler High School-Class of 2018  2014 Freshman Starting Quarterback at John Tyler High School Freshmen Team. 2015 2nd Team All District Fullback at John Tyler H.S.
 Ken'Tavian "KJ" McDade  2004 - 2011  Whitehouse High School-Class of 2018  2015 Sophomore Starting Defensive Back for Whitehouse H.S.  2015 All District Honorable Mention Defensive Back as a sophomore at Whitehouse H.S.
Kyron Cumby 2006 - 2012   Plano High School Class of 2019
2015 Freshmen Running Back playing on varsity for Plano High School Wildcats.
Ja'Braylen Yarber 2010 - 2012 John Tyler High School-Class of 2019 2016 2nd Team All District Offensive Line--sophomore.
Christian Holmes  2005 - 2012  Gladewater High School-Class of 2019  Junior Starting Cornerback at Gladewater High School.
Quindarious Johnson 2011 - 2013   Winona High School-Class of 2020  Sophomore Starting Running Back for Winona High School--Tri-County Youth Football League MVP for 2012 & 2013  All District

Tyler Lions Super Bowl Championship Football Teams

Year   Team/Division Head Coach
2001   Junior Pee Wee Division (Ages 8 to 10) Stan Traylor
2001   Junior Midget Division (ages 10 to 12) Michael Williams
2002  

Junior Midget Division (Ages 10 to 12)

Michael Williams
2004   Senior Division (Ages 11 to 13) Michael Williams
2004   Flag Division (Ages 5 & 6) Romen Tucker
2005   Mitey Mite Division (Ages 7 to 9) James Jiles
2006   Junior Pee Wee Division (Ages 8 to 10) Stan Traylor
2007   Pee Wee Division (Ages 9 to 12) Joe Thompson
2010   Flag Division (Ages 5 & 6) Wilbert Brice
2012   Freshmen Division (Ages 7 & 8) Stewart Holmes
2012   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12) Joe Thompson
 2013   Flag Division (Ages 5 & 6) Mitch Newton 
 2013   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12)  Joe Thompson
 2014   Sophomore Division (Ages 9 & 10)  Dro Jackson
 2014   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12) Joe Thompson 
 2015   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12)  Joe Thompson
2016   Flag Division (Ages 5 & 6) Demeterius Erskine
2016   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12) Dro Jackson
2017   Flag Division (Ages 5 & 6) Demeterius Erskine
2017   Freshmen Division (Ages 7 & 8) Brandon Hall
2017   Junior Division (Ages 11 & 12) Dro Jackson
       

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