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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
2005 PJC Basketball Team to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

2005 PJC Basketball Team to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

As part of the Paris Junior College 91st Homecoming, the 2005 NJCAA Men’s National Championship Team will be inducted into the PJC Athletic Hall of Fame. “These young men – players, managers and coaches – brought great attention to our College during their ascent to the junior...

10/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Dragons finish third at Tyler Golf Tournament

Dragons finish third at Tyler Golf Tournament

The Paris Junior College Dragons golf team finished in third place at the Tyler Junior College Fall Invitational held at Pine Springs Golf Club in Tyler. The Dragons shot rounds of 293 and a four-under 284 in the second round. PJC was led by Mansfield freshman Preston Woodard finished tied for...

10/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC soccer teams see wins over the weekend

PJC soccer teams see wins over the weekend

This past weekend brought all wins to the Paris Junior College women’s and men’s soccer teams. The men played San Jacinto College on Oct. 9, and both teams played Murray State College on Oct. 11. Friday the men had a tough challenge against a San Jacinto College team second in...

10/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC golf team earns second against university competition

PJC golf team earns second against university competition

The Paris Junior College Dragons golf team competed in the Southeast Oklahoma State University’s Texoma Championship this past Monday and Tuesday at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club in Kingston, Oklahoma. The Dragons finished in second place with team scores of 298, 299 and 304 for a 901 total and...

10/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College wins Paris Fall Invitational

Paris Junior College wins Paris Fall Invitational

Paris Junior College’s Green Team won Monday’s Paris Fall Invitational with a two-round score of 557 (280, 277) at the Paris Golf & Country Club. The team included sophomores Grayson Benavides of Fort Worth and Jordan Brown of Mansfield, and freshmen Blake Elliott of Liberty...

09/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC softball, baseball teams begin fall scrimmage seasons

PJC softball, baseball teams begin fall scrimmage seasons

Sierra Valdez The Paris Junior College softball team played Murray State college last weekend and travels to Magnolia Arkansas for a two-game series Saturday. “Our Lady Dragon softball team has put in an extensive amount of work on the field this fall,” said PJC Softball Coach Angel...

09/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC men’s soccer splits results; final home games Friday and Saturday

PJC men’s soccer splits results; final home games Friday and Saturday

Last Friday the Paris Junior College men’s soccer team took on defending national champion Tyler Junior College and had difficulty finding their rhythm. Tyler opened with a quick strike in the first minute, following with another in the seventh minute. From there PJC settled down and played...

09/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Soccer Teams Doing Well

PJC Soccer Teams Doing Well

Friday saw the Paris Junior College men’s soccer team surrender a one-point lead to a very talented San Jacinto College. Dallas freshman Cyrus Gakuo scored off a throw-in from Prosper freshman Jordan LeClair.  “PJC played their best soccer until a minute before half time when a goal was...

09/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC soccer teams showing great potential

PJC soccer teams showing great potential

The men’s program at Paris Junior College completed a very successful road trip to Laredo Community College and Costal Bend College last weekend. The boys won against Laredo 3-2 – a great comeback after being down by two goals. Freshman Cyrus Gakuo of Dallas added the first two goals,...

09/11/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC says farewell to women’s basketball coach Michael Madrid

PJC says farewell to women’s basketball coach Michael Madrid

PJC Coach Michael Madrid Coach Michael Madrid is leaving Paris Junior College after two seasons to take the helm of women’s basketball at San Jacinto College in Houston. PJC provided Madrid’s first chance to take the lead role as a head coach. “Coach Madrid will be missed at Paris Junior...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Familiar Face Returns to Lead PJC Men's Basketball Team

Familiar Face Returns to Lead PJC Men's Basketball Team

Bilal Batley, who served as Paris Junior College’s assistant basketball coach in the Dragons’ 2013-2014 season that culminated in a trip to the national tournament, is returning as head coach. That year the team won both regular season and conference tournament championships, finishing...

07/17/2015 by eParisExtra