Tyler Junior College is known for numerous things, and one of those things is sports. Those who are associated with TJC, are familiar with all the sports that are offered. Now a new addition to TJCs list of sports is the track club. Although the club is not yet an official team, and will not be participating in any events due to funding for the semester, this gives the students more time to get ready and be prepared, and start training for the next season.
Every baseball player knows that with every season comes a lot of hard work and dedication. As the Apaches get past the mid-point of their season, they are sitting at second place in the national polls with a 35-11 record. Nobody expected TJC to be doing this well after losing head coach Jon Groth who lead the team to a World Series Victory in 2004.
While the drummer keeps a slow and steady beat, to his right a stand-up bass, a foot taller than the student playing it, reacts accordingly. Feeling the synergy, professors Tom Mensch and guest artist Joey Tartell tap their feet to the rhythm, playing saxophone and trumpet respectively.
The TJC theatre department is taking flight under the wing of Dr. David Crawford in Arthur Giron's new play "Flight," April 14 through April 18. "Flight" was chosen not only for its content but because Giron is a good friend of Dr. Crawford. "I like to do his work and he likes to do mine.