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Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox, who has served as assistant baseball coach for Paris Junior College this past year, has been named to replace longtime baseball coach Deron Clark. In 2015-16, while Cox was assistant coach, the Dragons doubled their win total and improved in every offensive category, including...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

Paris Junior College’s new soccer coach, Sylvester Jallah, will hold a tryout for the women’s soccer this Saturday, July 15 and men’s soccer on Saturday, July 16.  The slots are for the upcoming season, which is fast approaching.  Tryouts will be held at Noyes Stadium at the...

07/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
New coach hired for PJC's soccer programs

New coach hired for PJC's soccer programs

Paris Junior College welcomes Soccer Coach Sylvester Jallah to take the helm of the men’s and women’s soccer programs, bringing experience as both coach and player.  Both soccer teams are in Division I in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Sylvester Jallah, new men’s and...

06/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC baseball coach resigns

PJC baseball coach resigns

Standing among 20 years of memorabilia in his office, Paris Junior College baseball coach and athletic director Deron Clark contemplates his next step – he has accepted the position of Athletic Director for New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M. “It’s a combination of...

06/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC softball players sign with universities

PJC softball players sign with universities

Courtney Meier, sophomore from Bryan, has signed with the University of Texas in Tyler. “I learned how to be a student athlete and get things done while I was at PJC,” Meier said.  “I loved UT-Tyler, the coaches and their knowledge of the game, the campus, the atmosphere...

06/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC honors athletes at awards ceremony

PJC honors athletes at awards ceremony

Paris Junior College athletes were honored at the PJC All-Sports Awards ceremony held recently in the Hunt Center.  Coaches recognized their players and recapped seasons, then presented awards.  The most valuable player for each team was recognized, as was the most valuable player in all...

06/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to offer basketball camps in June

PJC to offer basketball camps in June

Paris Junior College will offer a men’s and women’s basketball camp in June. The information for each camp is listed below, and links to registration forms may be found at www.parisjc.edu/athletics, under either Men’s Basketball or Women’s Basketball. The PJC...

05/31/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC catcher signs with University of Alabama

PJC catcher signs with University of Alabama

Kyle Kaufman, a freshman catcher with the Paris Junior College baseball team, has signed to continue playing in the fall for the University of Alabama.  Kaufman graduated from Forney High School in Forney, Texas. Seated at Kyle Kaufman’s signing with University of Alabama are, from...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC basketball player Omar Sherman signs with Louisiana Tech University

PJC basketball player Omar Sherman signs with Louisiana Tech University

  Paris Junior College Men’s Basketball Coach Bobby Taylor looks on as sophomore Omar Sherman signs to continue playing with Louisiana Tech University. Paris Junior College sophomore Omar Sherman has signed to continue his playing and education career at Louisiana Tech...

05/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC’s Ariannah Kemp signs with SOSU

PJC’s Ariannah Kemp signs with SOSU

Ariannah Kemp, a sophomore guard for the Paris Junior College women’s basketball team, has signed to continue playing next year at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla. Paris Junior College women’s basketball sophomore Ariannah Kemp signs to continue her playing career at...

05/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC’s Stanton Lohrengel signs with Central Missouri State University

PJC’s Stanton Lohrengel signs with Central Missouri State University

Stanton Lohrengel signs to continue playing at Central Missouri State University next year as John Lohrengel (left) and Kim Lohrengel (right) look on.  Standing behind them are, from left, PJC Baseball Coach Deron Clark, Kirby Lohrengel, Aubrey Lohrengel, PJC Assistant Baseball Coach Clay...

05/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC softball players earn end-of-season honors

PJC softball players earn end-of-season honors

Members of the Paris Junior College softball team receiving end-of-season honors include, from left, Suzannah Sosa, Payton Walker, Emily Wolfe, Zabannah Sanchez, and Alexandria Scheel. Though the Lady Dragons softball team ended the season just short of a berth to the national NJCAA...

05/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC golfer qualifies for national NJCAA tournament

PJC golfer qualifies for national NJCAA tournament

The Paris Junior College golfers who competed at the recent NJCAA District II tournament, displaying their award as Region XIV runner-up. From left, Matt Morris, Adam Vining, Jordan Brown, Grayson Benavides, and Joe Velasquez. Paris Junior College golfers recently competed...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

Members from the Paris Junior College 1966 baseball team came together in the Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, April 30, to enjoy each other and share memories.  They were joined by the 2015-2016 PJC baseball team, and members of the community. Those who were able to attend included...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents voted to discontinue the golf and volleyball athletic programs Monday evening due to financial constraints. “Revenues to support athletic programs have declined significantly over the last three years” stated PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin....

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Two Lady Dragons basketball players sign

Two Lady Dragons basketball players sign

Tiffany Murdock and Kierra Smith have signed to continue their education and playing careers after Paris Junior College. Murdock was a guard and Smith played as a forward for the Lady Dragons basketball team. Paris Junior College women’s basketball players Kierra Smith (left) and Tiffany...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Celebration to mark 1966 PJC baseball team's 50th anniversary

Celebration to mark 1966 PJC baseball team's 50th anniversary

The 1966 PJC Dragon baseball team will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of their conference championship and trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship Tournament, Saturday, April 30. The group will be honored by PJC President, Dr. Pam Anglin, with a...

04/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Player of the Week

PJC Player of the Week

Paris Junior College announced the “Players of the Week” on January 27, 2016. The PJC Players of the Week are Daija Styles (Woman’s Basketball) and Terrion Bone (Men’s Basketball). ...

01/29/2016 by eParisExtra
Letter of intent signed by four Paris Junior College baseball players

Letter of intent signed by four Paris Junior College baseball players

Four Paris Junior College baseball players recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers at four-year universities in the fall. Dragons signing were Bailey Burks, Nathan Hickey, Garrett Moon, and Chris Muller. Right handed pitcher Burks, a graduate of Trenton High School,...

12/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Wednesday basketball preview at PJC’s Dragon Madness

Wednesday basketball preview at PJC’s Dragon Madness

Dragon Madness breaks out in the Paris Junior College Hunt Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening as the women’s and men’s basketball teams put on a show of skill. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the evening features an introduction to the teams, 3-point and dunking contests, team scrimmages, and...

10/28/2015 by eParisExtra