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Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

North Lamar came into Tuesday night’s match with the Liberty-Eylau Leopards having lost their last three games and desperately needing a victory to get back on track. The match would be a true test of how well this young Panther squad would react to adversity. <img...

01/29/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

For one of the first times all year, the North Lamar Pantherettes put together a complete game as they beat Liberty Eylau 52-33. This was much different than the 49-23 loss North Lamar suffered earlier at Liberty Eylau. It was a game in which the Pantherettes only managed four points in the...

01/28/2016 by Greg Higgins
Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Higgins Elementary Gifted and Talented students gathered at the radio station to record a public service announcement with radio personality Chad Lindsey.  The PSA will air on K95.5 and K96.5 My Rock through the months of January and February. Students in the GT program at Higgins are...

01/27/2016 by eParisExtra
Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

The North Lamar Panthers managed 17 points in the first half. Pleasant Grove had 22 in the first quarter and 15 in the second quarter. It was a rough way to start the game, as North Lamar only made three field goals in the half. Pleasant Grove knocked down 13 on their way to a 64-45...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

Monday night’s soccer match between the North Lamar Pantherettes and Pleasant Grove Hawks was full of action, phenomenal play at goalie and card tricks by the referees. NL started the match with a fiery intensity that seemed to be missing in the previous week. <img...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Students graduating in June 2016 from North Lamar High School have been busy this school year raising money for a post-graduation party.  Pictured: NLHS Librarian Debbie Basden places an order for chocolate dipped strawberries with North Lamar senior Cameron Edwards.  Through North Lamar’s...

01/26/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Choir Teams Up with the Frisco RoughRiders

NLHS Choir Teams Up with the Frisco RoughRiders

What does baseball and music have in common?  Pitch?  Hall of famers?  A symphony coming together for greatness?  Maybe a crescendo created by a triple play? One thing we all know is that baseball wouldn’t be the same without music.  On Saturday, May 7 beginning at 7:05 p.m., the Frisco...

01/25/2016 by eParisExtra
UIL Events Not Just for Secondary Grades

UIL Events Not Just for Secondary Grades

Elementary campuses at North Lamar Independent School District competed in UIL academic events. While grades 2-5 do not advance past district, the competition remains strong with those who compete.  Grades 2-4 from Parker Elementary, Everett Elementary, and Bailey Intermediate compete at North...

01/24/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Close Rough Week Against Sulphur Spings

Pantherettes Close Rough Week Against Sulphur Spings

In life there are some weeks when nothing seems to go right and the best thing that can happen is just to make it through. Coach Duanna Ewell and her North Lamar Pantherettes are ready to move on after suffering some setbacks this week. <img...

01/24/2016 by Greg Higgins
Miss Snowflake Pageant Raises Money for CASA

Miss Snowflake Pageant Raises Money for CASA

North Lamar High School National Honor Society held its annual ‘Miss Snowflake Pageant’ to raise money for CASA for Kids of Paris.  Ten manly high school guys boldly dressed in evening gowns and paraded on stage before the student body performing a talent of their choice.  Contestants...

01/23/2016 by eParisExtra
Panthers Win Home Opener

Panthers Win Home Opener

After a weekend tournament filled with adversity, North Lamar came into their home opener on Tuesday with an opportunity to regain their momentum. The Panthers’ (2-2-1) opponent was Community, setting up a rematch of the season opener. <img...

01/22/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Science Winners Advance to Region

North Lamar Science Winners Advance to Region

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at North Lamar ISD competed in the Stone Middle School Science Fair on Tuesday, January 19 to determine who would advance to region.  Of the 196 students who competed, the top four participants from each grade level were chosen to go on to compete at...

01/21/2016 by eParisExtra
Cats Escape Panther Gym with a

Cats Escape Panther Gym with a "W"

The Paris Wildcats walked away from a warm, packed Panther Gym with a win. It wasn’t the impressive performance that fans are beginning to expect from the state’s seventh-ranked team, but it was still a “W” to add to the season record which now stands at 22-2.  In the crosstown rivalry...

01/20/2016 by Tim Taylor
Stone District UIL Academic Winners Announced

Stone District UIL Academic Winners Announced

Stone Middle School recently announced the award winners for the Middle School Academic UIL District Invitational Meet that was held November 4 in Atlanta, Texas, and November 6 at Texarkana College in Texarkana.  Stone’s eighth grade award winners (pictured above)beginning front row left...

01/20/2016 by eParisExtra
Stone 8th Girls Paris Tournament Champs

Stone 8th Girls Paris Tournament Champs

Stone 8th Grade Girls were the Paris Tournament Champs on January 9, 2016. Pictured Above:  Stone 8th Girls Basketball – Front row, left to right, Lexi Brown, Ashlyn Reavis, Jaycie Proctor and Misty Stephens; back row, Coach Lindsey Blackshear, Sophia Johnson, Reyna Hildreth, Chloe...

01/19/2016 by eParisExtra
Ladycats Try to End Winless Skid Friday Against Pantherettes

Ladycats Try to End Winless Skid Friday Against Pantherettes

The North Lamar Pantherettes turned up the defensive pressure to hold the Paris Ladycats to 15 points over the final three periods and race to a 49-25 District 15-4A win Monday night in the Panther Gym. For the second straight game, the Ladycats got off to a strong start but inconsistent play...

01/19/2016 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar Cruises Past Atlanta in District Opener

North Lamar Cruises Past Atlanta in District Opener

It wasn’t pretty at times but the North Lamar Panthers took care of business and defeated the Atlanta Rabbits for their first district win of the season. The Panthers (1-0) were never really in jeopardy of losing the game. Atlanta never scored more than 13 points in a quarter and North...

01/18/2016 by Greg Higgins
Kennedy Assassination Becomes Real for Students

Kennedy Assassination Becomes Real for Students

North Lamar High School students in Patti Haley’s Dual Credit United States History class visited the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas on January 14.  The students toured through the museum at Dealey Plaza that chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.  The group...

01/18/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Selected as Texas All-State Musicians

NLHS Students Selected as Texas All-State Musicians

Texas has a reputation for some of the best high school music programs in the country and, as a result, some of the most highly skilled high school musicians.  For the fourth straight year, the award-winning North Lamar Chamber Singers directed by Rebecca Hildreth has had one of their own...

01/17/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Announces Area Band

North Lamar Announces Area Band

North Lamar High School Band Directors, Randy Jones, Jason R. Smith and Roderick Boyce, are pleased to announce that thirty-one members advanced to Area after competing at Berkner High School on January 9. Beginning front row left are Iyanla Hawkins, Kyra Conlin, Jayden Franklin, Adrienne...

01/16/2016 by eParisExtra