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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

Pantherettes crush Lady Cats to open second half of District Softball

Pantherettes crush Lady Cats to open second half of District Softball

Lauren Coursey pitching against Paris High The North Lamar Pantherettes started the second half of district play much like they did the first half – with a convincing and dominating win over the Paris High Lady Cats. North Lamar scored in all four innings, including 11 in the second...

04/07/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Prairiland Patriots Cruise Past Chisum to Remain Undefeated in District

Prairiland Patriots Cruise Past Chisum to Remain Undefeated in District

The Prairiland Patriots dominated the Chisum Mustangs on the baseball diamond to remain undefeated in District play. The Patriots are 7-0 in District after the win. Chapel Hill, the next closest in District is 5-2. With the loss, Chisum is 1-6.                             1   2...

04/04/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Bri Calabria's effort not enough to carry Lady Patriots past Chisum, 4-2

Bri Calabria's effort not enough to carry Lady Patriots past Chisum, 4-2

Bri Calabria did her best to change the outcome, but Bri couldn’t pilot Lady Patriots past Chisum as Lady Patriots lost 4-2 in seven innings on Tuesday. Chisum couldn’t get anything going as long as Bri was pitching. Bri held Chisum hitless over 1 1/3 innings, allowed no earned...

04/04/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Prairiland Junior High Track Results

Prairiland Junior High Track Results

Here are the results of the Prairiland Junior High Girls Track team at Rivercrest: The 8th grade girls placed 1st at the Track Meet.   The 7th grade girls placed 1st at the Track Meet. ...

04/03/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Lady Patriots cruise past Chapel Hill, 7-0

Lady Patriots cruise past Chapel Hill, 7-0

Lady Patriots pounded Chapel Hill on Monday 7-0 in seven innings. Lady Patriots scored three runs in the seventh on an RBI double by Macy Madewell and a two-run triple by Morgan Berry. Morgan racked up four RBIs on two hits for Lady Patriots. Bri Calabria worked out of seven tricky spots...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

North Lamar Graduate Excels at College Level

North Lamar Graduate Excels at College Level

Paris, TX – Taylor Steelman, a North Lamar graduate and senior member of the Austin College ‘Roos’ softball team in Sherman, continues to have a solid year in the Division III SCAC conference.  Currently, she maintains the season with a .410 battering average accompanied by a .456 on...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Balee Brown helps North Lamar Pantherette Varsity down Atlanta 9-5

Balee Brown helps North Lamar Pantherette Varsity down Atlanta 9-5

Balee Brown collected three hits, helping North Lamar Pantherette Varsity to a 9-5 victory over Atlanta on Friday. She doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the third and seventh innings. The bottom of the first saw Atlanta take an early lead, 1-0. North Lamar Pantherette Varsity went up...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Prairiland finished first half of district undefeated in Baseball

Prairiland finished first half of district undefeated in Baseball

Prairiland 2  Chapel Hill 1                                 1   2   3   4   5   6   7      R   H   E Prairiland                 0   0   1   1   0   0   0      2    5   3 Chapel Hill               0   0   1   0   0   0   0      1...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

North Lamar Panthers defeat Atlanta to remain undefeated in District Baseball

North Lamar Panthers defeat Atlanta to remain undefeated in District Baseball

Daniel Gibbons pitching against the Pittsburg Pirates. It took an extra day and an extra inning but in the end, the North Lamar Panthers were victorious over the Atlanta Rabbits in Atlanta, Texas to remain perfect in District play. After rain postponed the game on Friday, North Lamar took to...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Prairiland Junior High Boys Results from Commerce Middle School Relays

Prairiland Junior High Boys Results from Commerce Middle School Relays

The Prairiland 7th grade boys track team got 2nd place and the 8th grade team got 3rd place at the meet.  The 7th grade results are the following: 100m. dash-Daylan Whitley-1st; David Zermeno-2nd. 200m.dash-Cayden Jones-3rd. 800m.run-Seth Smith-6th. 2400m run-Tyler Holt-4th. 110m...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Prairiland Junior High Girls Track Results from Commerce Middle School Relays

Prairiland Junior High Girls Track Results from Commerce Middle School Relays

Prairiland Junior High 8th grade girls placed 3rd in the Commerce Middle School Relays.   2nd Place Medal Recipients JoAnna Carranco- 1600 M Jessie Thaten- High Jump 3rd  Place Medal Recipients Lauren Ross- 400 M Alexandria Lamb- 300 H Jaycie Pilip- Triple Jump Madison Cannedy- Discus 800...

04/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor