Wednesday’s scheduled game between PJC-San Jacinto women postponed to Feb. 25

The basketball game scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Paris between the women of Paris Junior College and San Jacinto-North has been postponed until the same time on Monday, Feb. 25.

Sean LeBeauf

Sean LeBeauf

PJC women’s coach and athletic director Sean LeBeauf said he postponement was at San Jacinto’s request.“Some issue they have. I didn’t ask,” LeBeauf said.

Eric Taylor, head coach of the San Jacinto Lady Gators, declined to elaborate, deferring to his athletic direcor. In a cell phone text message, Taylor replied to eParisExtra.com: ”You will have to call my AD.”

With five Region XIV games remaining, Paris and San Jacinto are tied for eighth place in the nine-team conference with a record of 2-9, one game behind seventh-place Tyler (3-8) and a game and a half behind sixth-place Panola (4-8).

Only the top eight teams qualify for the post-season tournament scheduled at Herrington Patriot Center at UT-Tyler on March 5-9.

With the postponement, San Jacinto and Paris will play twice in the final week of the season. The two teams’ game in San Jacinto is scheduled for Saturday, March 2.

San Jacinto has a bye for Saturday (Feb. 16). The Lady Gators’ remaining schedule has them playing Wednesday, Feb. 20, at home against Jacksonville; Saturday, Feb. 23, at home against Blinn; Monday, Feb. 25 in Paris against PJC; Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Athens against Trinity Valley; and Saturday, March 2, at home against Paris.

Paris’ remaining schedule: Saturday, Feb. 16 at Kilgore; Wednesday, Feb. 20, at home against Tyler; Monday, Feb. 25 at home against San Jacinto; Wednesday, Feb. 27 at home against Panola; and Saturday, March 2 at Pasadena against San Jacinto.

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Charles Richards Charles Richards moved to Paris in 2004 after retiring from a 40-year career in journalism – the last 26 years as a news writer and sports writer with The Associated Press in Dallas and Washington, D.C. In mid-2004, The Paris News coaxed him out of retirement, and he began covering the police, court and regional beat for The Paris News. Then in early 2005, he was switched to coverage of a sharply divided Paris City Council. He was appointed by the City Council in 2006 to the 12-member City Charter Review Commission, which extensively rewrote the outmoded document. His writing awards include two first-place awards in statewide competition for feature writing. The most recent was his 2005 story on a Paris doctor’s startling use of leeches in a successful attempt to re-attach a man’s severed ear. Over his career, Richards’ interview subjects include Alabama Gov. George Wallace, President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, David Koresh, Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and numerous other political and sports figures. He is an alumnus of Texas Tech, where he was editor of the school newspaper. He lives in Paris with his wife, Barbara, who is retired after 30 years as a teacher and high school counselor.