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PHS All-District Soccer Teams Selected

PHS All-District Soccer Teams Selected

District 11-4A soccer coaches have announced their postseason awards, with Paris Wildcats and Lady Cats featured prominently on the lists. Senior defender Leonel Gutierrez tops the boys list by being named MVP.  The 4-year starter led the Cats to an overall record of 15-6 and the district...

04/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats notch 30th straight win

Wildcats notch 30th straight win

The Paris Wildcats survived a fourth-quarter scare from the Pleasant Grove Hawks Friday night in the Wildcat Gym to notch win No. 30 in their still-unbeaten season, 72-65. Paris held a 16-point lead in the waning moments of the third quarter before the Hawks mounted an 11-0 run to close the...

02/14/2015 by Tim Taylor
Pantherettes Clinch District Basketball Title

Pantherettes Clinch District Basketball Title

The North Lamar Pantherettes clinched the District 15-4A girls basketball title Friday night with a 54-42 win over the Paris Lady Cats in the Panther Gym. The Pantherettes, 24-6 overall and ranked 21st in the state, are 9-0 in district with just one team remaining in their way of a perfect 10-0...

02/08/2015 by Tim Taylor
PJC Baseball Lets Brookhaven Get Away in Late 11-4 loss

PJC Baseball Lets Brookhaven Get Away in Late 11-4 loss

Paris Dragons held tough until late against Brookhaven College on Tuesday, but Brookhaven College scored four runs late for a 11-4 victory at Paris. Garrett Moon went a perfect 3-3 at the dish for Paris Dragons. He singled in the fourth, sixth, and eighth innings. Brookhaven College...

02/04/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons split double header with Grayson College

PJC Dragons split double header with Grayson College

  PJC Baseball Coach Deron Clark Despite Logan Sepanek‘s 2-3 performance at the plate on Friday, Paris Dragons took a 12-2 loss at the hands of Grayson College at Paris in the first game of a double header. Grayson College couldn’t get anything going as long as Austin McDaniel...

01/31/2015 by eParisExtra
City of Paris Dixie Fastpitch Softball and T-Ball sign-ups planned for Feb. 7

City of Paris Dixie Fastpitch Softball and T-Ball sign-ups planned for Feb. 7

The City of Paris Parks and Recreation Department Dixie Fastpitch Softball and T-Ball sign-ups are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Lamar Ave. Church of Christ from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  and February 10 at the City’s Sports Complex Concession Stand from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. T-Ball, ages...

01/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcats Season Ends as Liberty-Eylau Wins Rematch

Paris Wildcats Season Ends as Liberty-Eylau Wins Rematch

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Jordan Williams with the opening touchdown of the night against LE. Everything that went in Paris’ direction the first two weeks of the playoffs went against them on Friday night against the Liberty-Eylau Leopards. The Paris Wildcats season came to an end in the same...

11/29/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

(Photo by Adam Routon)Quez Allen breaks up the middle for a 79 yard touchdown run Friday night. Denison – For the second week in a row, the Paris Wildcats jumped on their opponent early. Last week, Paris shocked the seventh-ranked Van Vandals and this week it was the Sanger Indians....

11/22/2014 by Greg Higgins
Wildcats Win to continue playoff advance

Wildcats Win to continue playoff advance

Wildcats make their entrance … (Photo for eParisExtra by Bill Higgins) Paris Wildcats beat Sanger last night in Denison 28-16.  They will now play Liberty Eylau in the next round of the playoffs.  More to follow. ...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Upset Van in Bi-District Playoff Matchup

Wildcats Upset Van in Bi-District Playoff Matchup

(Photo by Adam Routon)KD Scott with a touchdown reception in Paris’ Bi-District win over Van Thursday night. It didn’t start the way Coach Steven Hohenberger wanted, but the Bi-District playoff game with Van finished exactly how he had hoped. Paris fell behind 6-0 after the Vandals...

11/14/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Wildcats Beat Van to advance

Paris Wildcats Beat Van to advance

Paris Wildcats win against Van 30 -23 Thursday in Rockwall in the first round of the playoffs.  More to follow. ...

11/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Cats Use Crosstown Rundown Playoff Path

Cats Use Crosstown Rundown Playoff Path

(Photo by Adam Routon)Paris High players and cheerleaders celebrating their crosstown win against North Lamar. The Paris Wildcats brought a canine to Friday’s Crosstown Showdown cat fight at R. L. Maddox Stadium vs. the North Lamar Panthers.  With a dogged offensive approach that ground...

11/09/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar's season comes to a sudden end as Paris High dominates in final Game

North Lamar's season comes to a sudden end as Paris High dominates in final Game

(Photo by Adam Routon)Quarterback Versache Buchanan trying to escape a tackle Friday Night. The North Lamar Panthers struggled early in ball games during the district season and Friday night was no exception. Even though a playoff berth was on the line, the Panthers could not get going against...

11/08/2014 by Greg Higgins
Cats Start 'Playoff' Run with Win over QF

Cats Start 'Playoff' Run with Win over QF

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. The Paris Wildcats began the playoff portion of their football season Friday night with a 51-21 win at Wildcat Stadium over the winless Quinlan Ford Panthers (0-9). So how does a winless team qualify for the...

11/02/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar's comeback bid comes up just short in loss to Liberty Eylau

North Lamar's comeback bid comes up just short in loss to Liberty Eylau

(Photo by Adam Routon)Tyler Anthony tackling the LE running back Friday night. Coming into Friday night’s game, the scenario was extremely simple for the North Lamar Panthers. Win one of their final two games and they are guaranteed a spot in the post season. If they lose both games, they...

11/02/2014 by Greg Higgins
18-Game Win Streak Now 2-Game Losing Skid

18-Game Win Streak Now 2-Game Losing Skid

Steven Hohenberger,PISD Athletic Director and Head football coach Just seven days ago, the Paris Wildcats were proud owners of an 18-game district win streak and focusing on their fourth straight district title.  After Friday’s shocking 25-15 loss at Pittsburg, they now own a two-game losing...

10/26/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District

North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District

(Photo by Adam Routon)Cheerleaders celebrating with the players after the game Friday night. When the final horn went off Friday night, you could hear a pin drop on the home side of the stadium. The Princeton crowd sat stunned as the visiting North Lamar Panthers had just knocked off the...

10/25/2014 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Clinch District Volleyball Title

Pantherettes Clinch District Volleyball Title

Ashleigh McFatridge The 25th-ranked North Lamar Pantherettes clinched the District 15-4A volleyball championship Tuesday with a hard-fought and entertaining 26-28, 25-14, 25-18, 25-23 win over the Paris Lady Cats in the Panther Gym. NL, 31-8 overall, remains perfect in district play at 8-0 with...

10/23/2014 by Tim Taylor
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
High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins