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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
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

(Photo by Adam Routon)Chris Hoffmaster wrapping up the Quinlan Ford quarterback Friday night. Things didn’t start off so well for the North Lamar Panthers (5–2, 1–1) in their second District game of the season. However, they ended nicely as the Panthers were able to defeat Quinlan Ford...

10/19/2014 by Greg Higgins
Week 8 Football Recap

Week 8 Football Recap

Week eight is behind us and we watched two streaks fall Friday night; one losing and one winning. Another team started off slow but ended on the right foot. Princeton 65 Paris High 64 It was a game that was back and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win...

10/18/2014 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar opens up District play with a loss to Pittsburg

North Lamar opens up District play with a loss to Pittsburg

(Photo by Adam Routon)Keitron Reed looking for a block against Pittsburg in the Panthers’ District Opener. The North Lamar Panthers’ District season couldn’t have started off in a worse way Friday night. From the opening kickoff until the final buzzer, the game was not pretty...

10/12/2014 by Greg Higgins
Wildcat Win Takes 2 Days to Finish

Wildcat Win Takes 2 Days to Finish

Final score: Paris 24, Liberty-Eylau 7.  Length of game: 19 hours, 2 minutes. (Photo by Bill Higgins) It began with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Oct. 10, and was quickly interrupted by a downpour and lightning warning system that sent fans at Wildcat Stadium scurrying for cover.  When the...

10/11/2014 by Tim Taylor
Weather wreaks havoc on area football games: Week 6 Recap

Weather wreaks havoc on area football games: Week 6 Recap

As all four Lamar county teams played football Friday night, mother nature wreaked havoc in her own way. Every game, with the exception of the North Lamar game, was delayed due to lightning in the area. The Paris High game was even postponed until Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. Pittsburg 36 North...

10/11/2014 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar taking one game at a Time

North Lamar taking one game at a Time

(Photo by Adam Routon)Keitron Reed Running the ball in the season opener for the Panthers If you spend anytime talking to coach Tim Billings, you realize fast that his philosophy hasn’t changed much from day one. He believes in taking one game at a time. As a matter of fact, he often refers...

10/09/2014 by Greg Higgins