PJC men’s game tonight is canceled; Lady Dragons vs. San Jacinto still on for 5:30 p.m. at Hunt Center

Paris Dragons LogoBecause of icy road conditions in the Shreveport area, officials have scrubbed tonight’s scheduled men’s basketball game in Paris between the Dragons of Paris Junior College and the Cavaliers of Bossier Parish Community College.

The women’s game in Paris is still on. That’s a match-up at 5:30 p.m. between the Lady Dragons of Paris Junior College (13-11, 7-5) and the Gators of San Jacinto College (3-21, 1-11).

Dragons head coach Chuck Taylor said the Bossier Parish vs. PJC men’s game has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Hunt Center. That will make two Mondays in a row for make-up games in Paris. A game originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, in Paris against San Jacinto College was rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 17.

  • Here’s tonight’s schedule in Region XIV:
  • Women: San Jacinto at Paris, 5:30 p.m.; Blinn at Tyler, 5:30 p.m.; Jacksonville at Panola, 5:30 p.m. (Angelina at Bossier Parish, postponed by icy roads in Louisiana)
  • Men: Kilgore at Trinity Valley, 7:30 p.m.; Navarro at Panola, 7:30 p.m.; Jacksonville at Coastal Bend, 5:30 p.m.; Lee at Blinn, 7:30 p.m.; Angelina at San Jacinto, 7:30 p.m. (Bossier at PJC, postponed by icy roads in Louisiana)

Here is the schedule for the Dragons and Lady Dragons from now through the post-season Region XIV tournament:

Wednesday, Feb. 12:

5:30 p.m. — San Jacinto at PJC (women)

Saturday, Feb. 15:

2 p.m. — Kilgore at PJC (women)

4 p.m. — Kilgore at PJC (men)

Monday, Feb. 17:

7 p.m. — San Jacinto at PJC (men)

Wednesday, Feb. 19:

5:30 p.m. — PJC at Tyler (women)

7:30 p.m. — PJC at Tyler (men)

Saturday, Feb. 22:

2 p.m. — Trinity Valley at PJC (women)

4 p.m. — Trinity Valley at PJC (men)

Monday, Feb. 24:

7 p.m. — Bossier Parish at PJC (men)

Wednesday, Feb. 26:

5:30 p.m. — PJC at Panola (women)

7:30 p.m. — PJC at Panola (men)

Saturday, March 1:

4 p.m. — Blinn at PJC (women)

6 p.m. — East Texas Flight at PJC (men)
Louise Herrington Patriot Center
Tyler, Texas

Top 12 men’s teams will play in the Region XIV tournament, with the two top teams in each zone getting first-round byes. Teams seeded 5 through 12 will play on Tuesday, March 4 (5 vs. 12, 6 vs. 11, 7 vs. 10 and 8 vs. 9), with winners advancing to quarter round play on Thursday, March 6. Thursday winners will advance to Friday night semifinals, and semifinal winners will play for the championship in the late game Saturday night.

The top 8 women’s teams will be seeded 1 through 8, with the No. 8 seed taking on Coastal Bend in a play-in game for the No. 8 seed in the tournament.

The resulting eight top seeded teams will begin Region XIV tournament play on Wednesday, March 5 — 1 vs. 8, 2 vs. 7, 3 vs. 6, and 4 vs. 5. Winners will advance to Friday afternoon’s semifinals, and Friday’s winners will play for the championship in the early game Saturday night.
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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.