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Lady Patriots makes the most of 8 hits in 7-5 victory over Hughes Springs

Lady Patriots makes the most of 8 hits in 7-5 victory over Hughes Springs

Both Lady Patriots and Hughes Springs put runners aboard on Thursday, but it was Lady Patriots that was able to take advantage, pulling out a 7-5 win. Hughes Springs had nine hits compared with Lady Patriots’ eight, but Hughes Springs stranded seven runners on base. Lady Patriots staved...

04/26/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Panthers fall to Pleasant Grove in final baseball game of regular Season

North Lamar Panthers fall to Pleasant Grove in final baseball game of regular Season

Aaron Edwards tagging a runner out at second base on a pick-off play. It was a winner-take-all game for the North Lamar Panthers Friday night at home against the Pleasant Grove Hawks. Both teams came into the game with 6-3 records, which was good enough for first place in the district. That...

04/26/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar with a 'Perfect' start to their Playoffs

North Lamar with a 'Perfect' start to their Playoffs

Madison Morrison in the circle for North Lamar. Morrison pitched a perfect game against Kaufman. Forty-seven pitches was all Madison Morrison needed to get through the game Thursday night. The North Lamar freshman mowed through the Kaufman lineup with ease. Fifteen batters walked to the plate...

04/25/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar can't hold lead as they fall to crosstown rival Paris High

North Lamar can't hold lead as they fall to crosstown rival Paris High

Brandon Dusenberry pitching against Paris High Twenty-four hours after the Pleasant Grove Hawks lost to the Pittsburg Pirates, North Lamar looked to seize control of the District as they played crosstown rival Paris High at Hub Hollis Field. North Lamar jumped out to an early lead, but were...

04/24/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Atlanta's seventh inning charge helps upend North Lamar Pantherette Varsity, 4-3

Atlanta's seventh inning charge helps upend North Lamar Pantherette Varsity, 4-3

Lauren Coursey A tight game was decided in the seventh inning as the North Lamar Pantherettes fell to Atlanta 4-3 in seven innings on Tuesday in Mt. Pleasant. Lauren Coursey did her part to help the Pantherettes try and defeat Atlanta. However, her efforts weren’t enough as Atlanta scored...

04/23/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar’s Waters Joins EOSC’s First Soccer Team

North Lamar’s Waters Joins EOSC’s First Soccer Team

Preston Waters, seated center, signs to play soccer at Eastern Oklahoma State College. Paris, TX –North Lamar High School senior, Preston Waters, signed the dotted line to join the Mountaineer soccer team at Eastern Oklahoma State College in its inaugural season beginning the fall of 2014. ...

04/22/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Panthers defeat Atlanta in pitching duel to remain atop the District

Panthers defeat Atlanta in pitching duel to remain atop the District

Daniel Gibbons If you’re a fan of pitching, then you enjoyed Friday’s game against the North Lamar Panthers and the Atlanta Rabbits. Daniel Gibbons pitched a four-hit shutout as the Panthers defeated Atlanta 1-0 to remain tied at the top of district 13-3A. Daniel went the distance,...

04/20/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Pantherettes lose final district game of season

North Lamar Pantherettes lose final district game of season

Lauren Coursey The North Lamar Pantherettes had trouble all night with the rise-ball that Atlanta pitcher Alaina Oliver pitched. North Lamar only managed four hits as they fell 7-2 on Senior Night. They only runs North Lamar could manage was a Tanna Huie two-run homer over the left filed fence...

04/20/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
The Panthers offense too much for Liberty Eylau in 14-0 rout

The Panthers offense too much for Liberty Eylau in 14-0 rout

Brandon Dusenberry The Panthers shut the door early on Liberty Eylau , capturing a 14-0 victory on Tuesday. With eight runs in the first three innings, the Panthers left no doubt about the eventual outcome. A two-run single by Brandon Dusenberry in the first inning and a wild pitch, a...

04/17/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Pantherette Varsity drubs Liberty-Eylau, 13-3

North Lamar Pantherette Varsity drubs Liberty-Eylau, 13-3

The North Lamar softball team listening to head coach Jimmy Fendley after a win over Paris High. Liberty-Eylau didn’t stand a chance on Tuesday, as the North Lamar Pantherettes captured a blowout 13-3 win in six innings. North Lamar Pantherette Varsity scored six runs in the third on a...

04/17/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
The Panthers take out Pittsburg with help from Hunter Reeves, 4-1

The Panthers take out Pittsburg with help from Hunter Reeves, 4-1

Daniel Gibbons pitching against the Pittsburg Pirates. Hunter Reeves had two extra base hits, helping the Panthers to a 4-1 victory over Pittsburg on Friday. He tripled in the fourth inning and homered in the seventh inning. Daniel Gibbons handled Pittsburg ‘s lineup with ease, racking...

04/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Pantherettes cruise past Pittsburg, 7-1

North Lamar Pantherettes cruise past Pittsburg, 7-1

The North Lamar softball team listening to head coach Jimmy Fendley after a win over Paris High. North Lamar Pantherettes pounded Pittsburg on Friday 7-1 in seven innings. North Lamar scored three runs in the seventh on an RBI single by Delaney England and a two-run double by Erin...

04/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
NL Middle School Boys Stand Out at District Track Meet

NL Middle School Boys Stand Out at District Track Meet

7TH GRADE TEAM (4TH PLACE overall team) INDIVIDUAL RESULTS SHOT PUT- JOSH PARSONS 4TH PLACE DISCUS- HARLEY COOPER 3RD PLACE HIGH JUMP- HUNTER JONES 3RD PLACE POLE VAULT – ALEC ASAY 1ST ,  RINO MOORE 4TH 2400M- BLAKE EDWARDS 1ST PLACE 800 M LATAVAIN GARMON 5TH PLACE 400 M- JUAN CERVANTES 2ND...

04/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Prairiland Junior High District Track Results

Prairiland Junior High District Track Results

Below are the results from the Prairiland Junior High District Track Results. ...

04/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Pantherettes fall to Pleasant Grove 4-3

North Lamar Pantherettes fall to Pleasant Grove 4-3

Lauren Coursey batting against Paris High Not even a strong hitting and pitching performance from Lauren Coursey could carry North Lamar Pantherettes past Pleasant Grove on Tuesday as North Lamar suffered a 4-3 defeat. Lauren had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. She...

04/10/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Lady Patriots fall to Dekalb 9-4

Lady Patriots fall to Dekalb 9-4

Bri Calabria both hit and pitched well for Lady Patriots, but it wasn’t enough as Lady Patriots fell to Dekalb 9-4 on Wednesday. Lady Patriots was led by Bri’s hitting. Bri went 2-3, drove in one and scored two runs. She singled in the fourth inning and homered in the sixth...

04/10/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Pleasant Grove 's sixth inning charge helps upend the Panthers, 5-4

Pleasant Grove 's sixth inning charge helps upend the Panthers, 5-4

Hunter Reeves batting against Paris High A tight game was decided in the sixth inning as the Panthers fell to Pleasant Grove 5-4 in seven innings on Tuesday. The top of the first saw the Panthers take an early lead, 1-0. Pleasant Grove quickly matched the Panthers’ strong inning with a...

04/10/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Prairiland remains undefeated in Varsity Baseball

Prairiland remains undefeated in Varsity Baseball

Prairiland 7   Dekalb 5 1   2   3   4   5   6   7      R   H   E Dekalb        0   0   1   2   0   1   1      5   8   6 Prairiland    2   1   1   0   3   0   x      7   7   2   WP – Blake Upchurch  6inn 8H  4R  2ER  2BB  2K Heath Swaim  ...

04/10/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Golfers Advance to Regionals

North Lamar Golfers Advance to Regionals

The North Lamar High School boys’ golf team of Daniel Durham, Jessup Crutchfield, Chase Pasternak, Tanner Bowden, and Nick Campbell placed second in district after completing April 7 at Paris Golf and Country Club.  They will begin regionals in a two day tournament beginning April 14 at...

04/10/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar suffers first District loss against Paris High

North Lamar suffers first District loss against Paris High

Daniel Gibbons pitching against Paris High. If you like pitching, then Friday night’s game between the North Lamar Panthers and the Paris Wildcats was your type of game. Daniel Gibbons was on the mound for the Panthers while Jake Clark battled for the Wildcats. Clark went the distance for...

04/07/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor