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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...

2 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Cochran Finishes Third at Regionals

Cochran Finishes Third at Regionals

Paris High junior Matt Cochran finished third at this year’s Region 2-4 A Tennis Championships in boys singles to qualify as an alternate to the state tournament. Cochran, seeded third at regionals, beat No. 4-seeded Luis Flores of in the first round, then upset No. 2 seed and last year’s...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

Paris Junior College sophomore basketball player Antonio Chapman is heading to Claremore, Ok., after signing to continue his education and playing career at Rogers State University in the fall. Chapman came to PJC after graduating from Blount High School in Mobile, Ala. He’s looking...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Dominate All-District Boys Soccer

Cats Dominate All-District Boys Soccer

As expected, the District 11-4A boys soccer champions Paris Wildcats dominated this season’s all-district superlatives.  The Cats, 11-9-3, were undefeated in district before being eliminated in the area round playoffs to Kaufman. Senior Justin Mitchell, the team’s leading scorer, was named...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Local Gymnastics Team brings home the hardware

Local Gymnastics Team brings home the hardware

The USAG Gymnastics (USAG) North State Championships were held April 8-10 in North Richland Hills at the NYTEX facility. Texas Tumbling & Trampoline (3TI) had 21 athletes competing in Trampoline (TR), Double-Mini (DM), Tumbling (TU), and with one Synchronized Trampoline pair. In all, the...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

It’s not the way you want the regular season to end, but North Lamar’s season isn’t over yet. The Pantherettes fell to Pleasant Grove on the road 7-5 Tuesday night thanks to a three-run walk-off home run. Reagan Richardson getting read to lay down a bunt earlier in the season...

04/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Seniors Jaycie McEwin and Bill Jones go out with a bang

Seniors Jaycie McEwin and Bill Jones go out with a bang

After a disappointing performance against Atlanta on Tuesday night, the North Lamar Pantherettes took out some frustration Friday night against the Paris Lady Cats.  They only needed four at-bats to put up 22 runs against their crosstown rival. That along with a dominating pitching performance...

04/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
All American Player chosen by Rawlings has local ties

All American Player chosen by Rawlings has local ties

Chance Coker  of Groveton High School has been selected as a 2016 All-American by Rawlings Perfect Game USA.  The 2016 All-American teams are comprised of the top 500 high school baseball players who are currently Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen.  Coker was chosen from more than 450,000...

04/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Girls Golf Advances to Region

NLHS Girls Golf Advances to Region

The North Lamar Pantherette golf team qualified for region after placing second in district. First in district was Atlanta with Pleasant Grove taking third.  Bailey Sanders tied for fourth and had a team low of 94 the first day. Members of the North Lamar Girls Golf team from left are Taylor...

04/14/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Improves to 3-1 in District with Comeback Win

North Lamar Improves to 3-1 in District with Comeback Win

Austin Stephens brought home the winning run to give the North Lamar Panthers the lead in the seventh inning, as they hung on to beat Liberty Eylau 9-6 on Tuesday. Sam Cowling singled to get on base in the seventh. He then went from second to third on a single by Brayden Steed. (Photo by Adam...

04/07/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pitching Duel Goes The Way Of The Hawks

Pitching Duel Goes The Way Of The Hawks

In three district games this year the North Lamar Panthers have only allowed three runs. The Panthers offense has only managed five run in those games. What that makes for is some very interesting and close ball games. (Photo by Bill Higgins) Kevin Dickey pitching last season in a playoff game...

04/06/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Softball Set To Host Pleasant Grove Tomorrow

North Lamar Softball Set To Host Pleasant Grove Tomorrow

The North Lamar Pantherettes needed a win the worst way.  After defeating Liberty Eylau to open up district, the Pantherettes have suffered back-to-back losses to Pittsburg and Atlanta. Summer Andrews met at home plate by her teammates after hitting a solo home run against Paris. Thanks to an...

04/01/2016 by Greg Higgins
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