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Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

It was a game that the North Lamar Panthers seemed to have in control. North Lamar held a 6-2 lead going into the sixth inning and a 7-3 lead heading to the bottom of the seventh. That’s when it unraveled as North Lamar lost game one to Van 8-7. Pictured (Photo by Bev White) Ty Jones...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes: Area Champions

North Lamar Pantherettes: Area Champions

The North Lamar Pantherettes only needed two games to get by the Brownsboro Bearettes in the Area Round of the playoffs. However, it wasn’t an easy two games for Coach Fendley and the Pantherettes. Game 1: North Lamar 3 Brownsboro 2 (8 Innings) Brownsboro, Tx – Sarah Penrose drove in...

05/11/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Gets by Gilmer in Bi-District Round of Playoffs

North Lamar Gets by Gilmer in Bi-District Round of Playoffs

The North Lamar Panthers took on Gilmer in the first round of the playoffs this weekend in Mt. Pleasant and only needed two games to take care of the Buckeyes.  Game 1: North Lamar 10 Gilmer 6 A pattern from the end of the season continued against Gilmer this weekend. North Lamar’s bats...

05/11/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Wraps Up District with a Win Over Pittsburg

North Lamar Wraps Up District with a Win Over Pittsburg

It’s easy to point to the offense of the North Lamar Panthers and say that’s why they defeated Pittsburg 9-1 on Friday night. Afterall, they did have nine runs on 10 hits. They only struck out four times and they worked three walks while at the plate. However, the pitching of Evan...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Win Bi-District Round against Chapel Hill in Two Games

Pantherettes Win Bi-District Round against Chapel Hill in Two Games

The North Lamar Pantherettes had no trouble finishing off their Bi-District series with Tyler-Chapel Hill Friday night. After defeating them 15-2 on the road Thursday night, North Lamar came back home Friday and took care of business with a 7-0 win. Reagan Richardson got the start again for...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Wins Final Crosstown Showdown

North Lamar Wins Final Crosstown Showdown

The last series of Crosstown Showdowns took place Tuesday night between the Paris High Wildcats and the North Lamar Panthers. Both the boys varsity baseball team and the lady pantherettes won their games. It was a 5-3 win for the NL boys over Paris at Hub Hollis Field.   ...

04/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Reagan Richardson struck out eight batters, but the North Lamar Pantheretts still fell to Atlanta 5-3 in seven innings on Friday. Atlanta stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on an error and a couple sacrifice flies. (Pictured right:...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

This may sounds like a broken record but it needs to be said once again. The North Lamar Panthers won another game because of the dominating pitching performance by Ty Jones (pictured right). Last week against Liberty-Eylau, Jones allowed only one hit in their 9-0 victory. This time, Jones...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Win Area Championship in Soccer

Pantherettes Win Area Championship in Soccer

Coach Kendal Kirk led the 2015 North Lamar Pantherettes into the 4A Area Championship game looking for the first playoff win in the 15-year history of the program. It would not be an easy task, as their opponent, Ferris, finished the regular season ranked 14th in the state and easily defeated...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Defeat Paris in Crosstown Showdown

Pantherettes Defeat Paris in Crosstown Showdown

The North Lamar Pantheretts jumped out to an early lead on Paris and captured an 18-1 victory on Friday. North Lamar put up eight runs in the first inning, highlighted by Bill Jones three-run homer over the center field fence. Tanna Huie and Bailee Nickerson both had RBI doubles in the inning...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers' Soccer Season Comes to an End

Panthers' Soccer Season Comes to an End

North Lamar boys came into the Area Championship game against Wilmer-Hutchins with nine seniors ready to continue their season. While they enjoyed success under first-year head coach Aaron Welch with a mid-season eight-game win streak that included an upset victory over a sixth-ranked opponent,...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Power Lifter Kayedon Oliver Qualifies for State

North Lamar Power Lifter Kayedon Oliver Qualifies for State

North Lamar’s Kayedon Oliver, Shiann Rice and Baeligh Hevoron competed at the 4A division 2 regional meet. Rice  had a total of 690 pounds. Hevron had a total of 640 pounds. Oliver 123s lifted a total of 650 pounds, putting her in the top four at regional and qualified her for...

03/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Finally Able to Play Softball

Pantherettes Finally Able to Play Softball

After cancelling games and tournaments due to weather and field conditions, the North Lamar Pantherettes were finally able to play some softball this weekend. After a two-week absence, North Lamar took to the field in Bonham on Friday and Texas A&M Commerce on Saturday. North Lamar 13  ...

03/10/2015 by eParisExtra
It Was Deja Vu Ending to the Season for the Panthers

It Was Deja Vu Ending to the Season for the Panthers

Holding on to a 40-38 lead going into the fourth quarter, the Panthers were eight minutes away from advancing to a Regional Quarterfinal matchup with district foe Pleasant Grove. It was a year earlier, on the same court and against the same team that the Panthers 2014 season ended. Although...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Rewarded for Outstanding Season

North Lamar Pantherettes Rewarded for Outstanding Season

The North Lamar Pantherettes finished an amazing season under second-year coach Chris Arledge as they finished District 15-4A champions. North Lamar was honored with the MVP of the district, Defensive Player of the Year as well as coaching staff of the year. <img...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

(Photo by Bill Higgins) Levi Porter walking the ball up against Paris High earlier in the season. It didn’t take long for the North Lamar Panthers to assert themselves as the dominant team Tuesday night. In their Bi-District matchup with Bullard, the Panthers started fast and cruised to a...

02/25/2015 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Season Draws to Close

Pantherettes Season Draws to Close

(Photo by Bev White) Kylie Halstead driving towards the basket Friday night against Canton There are certain events in life in which a person walks away from saddened because it’s over. Perhaps it’s a movie in which an actor/actress gives such an incredible performance that the...

02/23/2015 by Greg Higgins
Panthers Upset Princeton to Open District Soccer

Panthers Upset Princeton to Open District Soccer

The North Lamar Panthers carried a seven-game winning streak into Friday night’s matchup against Princeton. Heading into the district opener, the Panthers knew they would be put to the test as Princeton came into the match undefeated and ranked number six in the state. Coach Aaron Welch...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Claw Cardinals

Panthers Claw Cardinals

North Lamar’s varsity squad (8-3-3) took the field to face the Melissa Cardinals (5-7-2) on Friday the 13th.  North Lamar was confident, coming in with a six-game win streak; however, the Cardinals were quick to show that they were not going to be number seven without a fight. Just under...

02/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Lose to Pleasant Grove

Pantherettes Lose to Pleasant Grove

The North Lamar Girls Varsity Basketball team travelled to Pleasant Grove on Tuesday, February 10th and lost 55-39. Senior Kylie Halstead scored 13 points and had nine rebounds. Lexie Stephens scored five points with seven rebounds. Both Madison Morrison and Bailey Jones scored seven points. ...

02/11/2015 by eParisExtra