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Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire (white shirt) takes a photo with the PJC baseball team. The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently.  Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
PJC golfer Zac Oliver named 1st Team All American

PJC golfer Zac Oliver named 1st Team All American

Chilly, wet and windy conditions prevailed each day at the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division I tournament at Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa, last week. Despite the conditions, Paris Junior College golfer Zac Oliver was named First Team All...

05/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Zone champion PJC begins Region XIV baseball tourney tonight in Lufkin

Zone champion PJC begins Region XIV baseball tourney tonight in Lufkin

LUFKIN — Paris Junior College, East Zone champions of Region XIV, will play San Jacinto College at 8 p.m. today in the opening round of the 2014 Region XIV baseball tournament. The double-elimination tournament will run through Wednesday at Angelina College in Lufkin for the top four...

05/10/2014 by Charles Richards
5 PJC volleyball players sign to continue careers

5 PJC volleyball players sign to continue careers

Five sophomore volleyball players at Paris Junior College will continue their education and playing careers next fall at four-year schools. PJC athletic director Deron Clark, left, looks on as Abby Phillips and Ingrid Boatman (seated from left) sign. Standing behind them (from left) are Andrea...

04/28/2014 by Charles Richards
PJC golf team Region XIV Champs, to national tournament

PJC golf team Region XIV Champs, to national tournament

With a fifth place win Tuesday, the Paris Junior College golf team became Region XIV champions and qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Burlington, Iowa, May 13-16. “I was really proud of the way the young men competed,” said PJC golf coach Dave...

04/28/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC golf team has two top five finishes

PJC golf team has two top five finishes

Weather shortened the Texoma Golf Championship, hosted by Texas A&M University – Commerce, to 18 holes on March 4th. The Paris Junior College golf team finished in fourth place in the team standings. Zac Oliver led PJC with a round of one over par, 73, which earned him a tie for...

03/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Trinity Valley beats Hutchinson for third straight women's title; Jones County beats Indian Hills for men's crown

Trinity Valley beats Hutchinson for third straight women's title; Jones County beats Indian Hills for men's crown

Men’s Basketball NJCAA Championships Hutchinson, Kansas Saturday, March 22: 5 p.m. — THIRD PLACE: #2 Vincennes 98, #13 Harcum 71 7 p.m. — CHAMPIONSHIP: #11 Jones County 87, #1 Indian Hills 77   SEMIFINALS: #1 Indian Hills 97, #13 Harcum 94 #11 Jones County 76, #2...

03/23/2014 by Charles Richards
NJCAA title matches are set -- #1 Indian Hills men vs. #11 Jones County, and #1 Trinity Valley women vs. #3 Hutchinson

NJCAA title matches are set -- #1 Indian Hills men vs. #11 Jones County, and #1 Trinity Valley women vs. #3 Hutchinson

Men’s Basketball NJCAA Championships Hutchinson, Kansas 1st Round #16 New Mexico JC 79, #17 Western Nebraska 62 #9 South Plains 93, #24 Cape Fear 81 #13 Harcum 97, #20 Walters State 80 #12 Trinity Valley 68, #21 Pratt 65 #15 Walters State 101, #18 Westchester 99 (OT) #10 Columbia State...

03/21/2014 by Charles Richards
Huge rebound edge pushes South Plains College past Paris, 75-65, at NJCAA tournament in Hutchinson

Huge rebound edge pushes South Plains College past Paris, 75-65, at NJCAA tournament in Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Andre Spight scored a game high 22 points and Roderick Lawrence added 19 and eight rebounds as the South Plains College Texans beat Paris Junior College 75-65 Tuesday afternoon during second-round action of the NJCAA National Tournament at the Hutchinson Sports...

03/20/2014 by Charles Richards
NJCAA Basketball -- Men's & Women's Scores & Schedule

NJCAA Basketball -- Men's & Women's Scores & Schedule

Men’s Basketball NJCAA Championships Hutchinson, Kansas 1st Round #16 New Mexico JC 79, #17 Western Nebraska 62 #9 South Plains 93, #24 Cape Fear 81 #13 Harcum 97, #20 Walters State 80 #12 Trinity Valley 68, #21 Pratt 65 #15 Walters State 101, #18 Westchester 99 (OT) #10 Columbia State...

03/20/2014 by Charles Richards
It's PJC's Dragons (26-7) vs. South Plains (28-5) at 4:30 p.m. today in NJCAA Men's Tournament

It's PJC's Dragons (26-7) vs. South Plains (28-5) at 4:30 p.m. today in NJCAA Men's Tournament

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Paris Junior College (26-7) will play South Plains College (28-5) at 4:30 p.m. today in the second round of the NCJAA national men’s basketball championships. The game will be televised live on the Internet by www.njcaatv.com. Members of the Paris Dragons basketball...

03/18/2014 by Charles Richards
Men's & Women's NJCAA Tournament Schedule for Monday

Men's & Women's NJCAA Tournament Schedule for Monday

NJCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL HUTCHINSON, KAN.: Monday, March 17: 10 a.m. — Game 1: No. 16 New Mexico JC, NM (26-6) vs. No. 17 NE Oklahoma A&M, OK (22-10) 12 p.m. — Game 2: No. 9 South Plains, TX (27-5) vs. No. 24 Cape Fear, NC (19-13) 2 p.m. — Game 3: No. 13 Harcum, PA (29-3)...

03/17/2014 by Charles Richards
Fans give PJC Dragons a sendoff for Hutchison

Fans give PJC Dragons a sendoff for Hutchison

At 9:25 a.m., the PJC bus left with the players for the 400-mile trip to Hutchinson, Kan. (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards) Paris Junior College men’s basketball team left shortly before 9:30 a.m. today on a bus taking them to the NJCAA basketball national championships in...

03/16/2014 by Charles Richards
Men's & Women's Tournament Brackets -- Junior College Basketball National Tournament

Men's & Women's Tournament Brackets -- Junior College Basketball National Tournament

Use these brackets to keep your own personal NJCAA men’s and women’s basketball brackets and fill in the blanks as the tournament progresses:  MEN’S BRACKET, HUTCHINSON, KANSAS ———— WOMEN’S BRACKET, SALINA, KANSAS ...

03/15/2014 by Charles Richards
PJC's likely first-round game is with defending champion South Plains, but Dragons aren't scared

PJC's likely first-round game is with defending champion South Plains, but Dragons aren't scared

Paris Junior College’s Region XIV champion men’s basketball team (26-7) hasn’t played anyone they couldn’t score points on in a hurry this season — and that includes defending national champion South Plains College, which was ranked as high as No. 1 during the...

03/11/2014 by Charles Richards
Trinity Valley gets #1 seed in NJCAA women's tournament; Tyler #11, Blinn #13, New Mexico JC #15

Trinity Valley gets #1 seed in NJCAA women's tournament; Tyler #11, Blinn #13, New Mexico JC #15

— WATCH LIVE ON TV AT: www.njcaatv.com/womenbkbchamp/ —   ...

03/10/2014 by Charles Richards
No. 8 seed Paris gets a first-round bye, opens NJCAA tournament play at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday

No. 8 seed Paris gets a first-round bye, opens NJCAA tournament play at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Paris Junior College head coach Chuck Taylor learned Monday that the Dragons (26-7) have been given the No. 8 seed in the 24-team NJCAA tournament that gets under way Monday at Hutchinson, Kan. The good news is a first-round bye goes with each of the top eight...

03/10/2014 by Charles Richards
Trinity Valley gets at-large men's bid to Hutchinson; Blinn gets at-large women's bid to Salina

Trinity Valley gets at-large men's bid to Hutchinson; Blinn gets at-large women's bid to Salina

The NJCAA has selected Trinity Valley Community College as one of four at-large picks for the men’s national junior college tournament in Hutchinson, Kan., on March 17-22. Trinity Valley was ranked No. 8 in the National Junior College Athletic Assocaition’s final rankings last...

03/09/2014 by Charles Richards
Region XIV announces All-Region and All-Conference women’s basketball teams

Region XIV announces All-Region and All-Conference women’s basketball teams

Tyler coach Trenia Tillis Jones TYLER — Devanyar Workman of Jacksonville College was named the 2014 Most Valuable Player in Region XIV, the conference announced Saturday at the conclusion of its tournament. Malena Washington of Tyler Junior College was named Freshman of the Year, and...

03/09/2014 by Charles Richards
PJC's Taylor named Region XIV men's coach of year; Dickerson is first-team all-conference

PJC's Taylor named Region XIV men's coach of year; Dickerson is first-team all-conference

TYLER — For the second time in three years, Paris Junior College Dragons coach Chuck Taylor has been named the Region XIV men’s Coach of the Year, the conference announced Saturday at the end of the tournament. PJC men’s head coach Chuck Taylor Octabius Ellis of Trinity Valley...

03/09/2014 by Charles Richards