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Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Mt. Pleasant – The Paris High Wildcats opened the 2014 football season much the same way they finished the 2013 regular season as they dominated the Mt. Pleasant Tigers 49-6. Dominate may be a little of an understatement too as the defense of Paris suffocated Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant...

5 hours ago by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

Paris – Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Commerce had everything you could ever hope for when talking about a High School Football game. There were huge offensive plays, big defensive stands and one dramatic finish. Coach Tim Billings first game as head coach brought...

08/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris National All-Stars eliminated from Dixie Youth World Series

Paris National All-Stars eliminated from Dixie Youth World Series

The National All-Stars team from Paris was eliminated Tuesday from the Dixie Youth World Series in Lexington, South Carolina, after they suffered a 9-4 loss to North Carolina. After North Carolina started with an early, first inning lead, Paris tried to battle back, but fell unsuccessful in...

08/14/2014 by Josh Allen
Local Radio Show Celebrates First Birthday

Local Radio Show Celebrates First Birthday

“Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you.” Not even two minutes into the hour-long broadcast and Steven Johnston was serenading his audience. “Happy Birthday dear Press Pass. Happy Birthday to you.” That’s right, on Tuesday the Press Pass radio show...

08/07/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Former North Lamar student signs letter of intent

Former North Lamar student signs letter of intent

Buc Odie, North Lamar class of 2013, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Barclay College in Kansas. Odie has spent the last year in the gym working on his game, preparing for this. Buc Odie was the 2012 District Newcomer of the Year for the Panthers as well as the 2012...

06/26/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Volleyball Camps

North Lamar Volleyball Camps

The North Lamar High School will be conducting a volleyball camp as listed below: ...

06/05/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Prairiland Volleyball Camp

Prairiland Volleyball Camp

Lady Patriots Volleyball Camp When:    June 23rd-25th   Time:      9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where:   Prairiland High School Gym Who:       Incoming 5th – 9th graders.   Contact: Brandon Oats 903-652-5681 ext. 248 boats@prairiland.net ...

06/05/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
2014 LadyCat Basketball Camps

2014 LadyCat Basketball Camps

The Paris High Lady Cats will be offering basketball camps Monday, June 9 through Thursday, June 12. ...

06/05/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Panthers' baseball season ends in Regional Finals

North Lamar Panthers' baseball season ends in Regional Finals

On Friday night, the magical season of the North Lamar Panthers baseball team came to an end. The Panthers were just two games away from making the state tournament in Austin. After struggling in Game 1 of the series, North Lamar was hoping a game at their home field would yield better...

06/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar drops first game in playoff series with Argyle

North Lamar drops first game in playoff series with Argyle

For the first time during the 2014 playoffs, the North Lamar Panthers find themselves in a 0-1 hole going into game 2. For only the second time in 10 tries, the Panthers find themselves coming off a loss in the postseason. This loss, however, didn’t come in extra innings like the first...

05/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Hosts Meet and Greet for New Athletic Director/Head Football Coach

North Lamar Hosts Meet and Greet for New Athletic Director/Head Football Coach

 North Lamar ISD will host a welcome reception for new Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Tim Billings on Sunday, June 1 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the James A. Dawson Athletic Facility.  The public is invited to come by and meet Billings and his wife, Lisa. Billings is a native of Honey...

05/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Playoff Games Against Argyle Available Online

North Lamar Playoff Games Against Argyle Available Online

For the second straight week, the North Lamar playoff games will be available online in case you cannot make it to the games in person. The games start Thursday night and will go through Saturday (if necessary). Click on the Times below to access the links: Game 1: Thursday night at McKinney...

05/29/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar players dominate District 13-3A awards in softball

North Lamar players dominate District 13-3A awards in softball

Here is a list of the 2014 13-3A All-District Selections as voted on by the coaches in the district. Most Valuable Player- Lauren Coursey Sr. North Lamar Outstanding Offensive Player- Tanna Huie Jr North Lamar Outstanding Defensive Player- Lakyn Hutchison Sr Liberty-Eylau Pitcher of the Year-...

05/27/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Panthers: Regional Finalists

North Lamar Panthers: Regional Finalists

On Friday night, the North Lamar Panthers became the first team in 3A baseball to advance to the Regional Finals next weekend. North Lamar completed a two-game sweep over the Melissa Cardinals in McKinney to move on in the playoffs. With the win, North Lamar improved to 8-1 in the postseason...

05/24/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Athletes Receive Awards at Year-End Banquet

North Lamar Athletes Receive Awards at Year-End Banquet

Paris, TX – The North Lamar Athletic Booster Club was host to a Sports Banquet for athletes, coaches, parents, and guests on Tuesday, May 20 at Love Civic Center.  Media representatives Greg Higgins with eParis Extra, Steven Johnson, with East Texas Broadcasting, and Maddie Kuhn with The...

05/22/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Panthers Playoff Games Available Online

North Lamar Panthers Playoff Games Available Online

The North Lamar Panthers will continue their playoff run this weekend as they face Melissa. Game 1 will be Thursday night at PJC, with the other game(s) in McKinney. The North Lamar Panthers would love for you to drive out and support the team in person. However, if for some reason you are...

05/22/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar advances thanks to a dominating performance from Brandon Dusenberry

North Lamar advances thanks to a dominating performance from Brandon Dusenberry

Aaron Edwards provided the offense and Brandon Dusenberry pitched a shutout as the North Lamar Panthers completed the two-game sweep of the Pittsburg Pirates in their Regional Quarterfinal playoff series. With the 1-0 win over Pittsburg, North Lamar advances to play Melissa-who defeated Ferris...

05/18/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar escapes Pittsburg with a victory in game one

North Lamar escapes Pittsburg with a victory in game one

It wasn’t a pretty win, but it still counts as one for Coach Igleheart and the North Lamar Panthers. North Lamar defeated Pittsburg 5-4 in Game 1 of their playoff series in Pittsburg. Pittsburg had plenty of opportunities to walk away with a home victory but the Panthers found a way to...

05/16/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
District 13-3A Baseball: Is it the best in Texas?

District 13-3A Baseball: Is it the best in Texas?

There are eight teams remaining in Region 2 of the 3A Baseball playoffs. Half of those teams are all from the same district. North Lamar, Paris High, Pittsburg and Pleasant Grove are all still alive in the baseball tournament. Unfortunately for them, though, two of those teams will be...

05/15/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Cats Fall Short of Track Medal Platform

Cats Fall Short of Track Medal Platform

Securing a berth in the state championships is every track athlete’s dream.  Getting there isn’t easy.  Engraving your name into track history is even harder. Just ask Paris High’s small contingent of athletes who made the trip to Austin Saturday for the Class 3A Track and Field...

05/13/2014 by Tim Taylor