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North Lamar's Dickey Throws Curve in WildCats' Playoff Plans

North Lamar's Dickey Throws Curve in WildCats' Playoff Plans

North Lamar junior lefthander Kevin Dickey showed a sweeping curve ball that froze Wildcat hitters or made them look helpless  on awkward swings at air, and he drove in three big Panther runs as NL swept the crosstown baseball series with a 5-3 decision Tuesday at Hub Hollis Field. Dickey...

04/23/2015 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar Wins Final Crosstown Showdown

North Lamar Wins Final Crosstown Showdown

The last series of Crosstown Showdowns took place Tuesday night between the Paris High Wildcats and the North Lamar Panthers. Both the boys varsity baseball team and the lady pantherettes won their games. It was a 5-3 win for the NL boys over Paris at Hub Hollis Field.   ...

04/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

The Paris Lady Cats came close to ending a 3-year district softball victory drought, but an error-filled sixth inning led to a 3-run rally by host Liberty-Eylau Friday as the Lady Leopards held on for a 6-2 win. Paris closes out the 2015 season Tuesday by hosting North Lamar at the Paris Junior...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

The Paris Wildcats took a big step towards cementing a berth in the playoffs with a 5-1 win Friday at Libety-Eylau. The win evens the Cats’ record in the District 15-4A baseball chase at 3-3, pulls them into a tie with Atlanta for third place, and gives them a 2-game lead over L-E and...

04/20/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

Paris High participated in the District 15-4A Track and Field Championships Wednesday in Atlanta and qualified 11 entries in individual events and a 5 relays for the Area 15-16 track meet to be held in Bullard on April 23. Liberty-Eylau won team titles in the girls and JV boys divisions, while...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats Sick over Missed Opportunities on the Baseball Field

WildCats Sick over Missed Opportunities on the Baseball Field

Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes awoke Tuesday morning feeling a bit under the weather.  He left Hub Hollis Field later that evening with a different kind of sick feeling. For the second time in the opening round of District 15-4A games, his Cats lost a closely-contested, 2-1, 9-inning...

04/16/2015 by Tim Taylor
Tennis Team Wins at Atlanta Meet

Tennis Team Wins at Atlanta Meet

The Paris High tennis team warmed up for the District 15-4A Championships by placing highly in several divisions at a recent tournament in Atlanta. Sophomore Matt Cochran won the boys singles championship, while senior Michael Montgomery took the consolation bracket. In girls singles, sophomore...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Top-Ranked PG Continues District Romp

Top-Ranked PG Continues District Romp

The Pleasant Grove Hawks are ranked No. 1 in the state among Class 4A teams by the website txhighschoolbaseball.com.  While it remains to be seen if the Hawks will book their traditional trip to the state finals, they definitely appear to belong in a league of their own as far as District...

04/13/2015 by Tim Taylor
Cats 'Scratch & Claw' to 2nd District Win

Cats 'Scratch & Claw' to 2nd District Win

The U.S. military is known for its Shock & Awe offensive campaigns.  For the Paris Wildcats baseball team, the 2015 District 15-4A season is defined by head coach Bill Sikes as Scratch & Claw. The Cats’ latest effort was a 2-0 decision over the Pittsburg Pirates Tuesday night at...

04/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Have Another Strong Showing at Track Meet

Lady Cats Have Another Strong Showing at Track Meet

The Paris High girls track and field team continued its strong season Friday by taking second place to host Sulphur Springs in a 6-team meet.  It’s the final practice meet before the District 15-4A Championships on April 16 in Atlanta. The Lady Cats won the 800-meter relay and long jump...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Steed's Speed Costs WildCats in Extra Innings Against NL

Steed's Speed Costs WildCats in Extra Innings Against NL

Speed kills, even in the clock-less sport of baseball. On a night when righthanders Phillip Sikes and Ty Jones matched pitch for pitch into extra innings, North Lamar leadoff hitter Brayden Steed stole the spotlight by scoring the first and final runs in the Panthers’ 2-1, 9-inning win over...

04/06/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats Take Tennis Wins at Greenville

Wildcats Take Tennis Wins at Greenville

The Paris High tennis team returned from a recent tournament in Greenville with a pair of second-place finishes and a couple of consolation championships. Sophomore Matt Cochran was runnerup in boys singles, while the team of seniors Matt Kirby and Brandon Phelps finished second in boys...

04/03/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

A trio of Paris High powerlifters represented the school with top 10 finishes at the Texas Division 2 (Class 4A) State Championships Saturday in Abilene. Junior Dennis Coleman had the top finish with a 7th-place showing in the 242-pound weight class.  His series total of 1,535 pounds included...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

Sophomore Phillip Sikes is a solid baseball prospect.  District 15-4A coaches knew that, already, since they selected Sikes as Newcomer of the Year after he displayed outstanding all-around skills during his freshman season last year. One year later Sikes is showing signs of becoming one of...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Boys Soccer Preps for Playoffs with 3-0 Win

PHS Boys Soccer Preps for Playoffs with 3-0 Win

After a scoreless first half, the Paris Wildcats overcame the rust from a two-week layoff to shut out the Pittsburg Pirates Tuesday in a soccer playoff warmup match at Pirate Stadium, 3-0. The Cats had been idle since they wrapped up the District 11-4A championship on March 10.  The Pirates,...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats End Pre-District Baseball with Win

WildCats End Pre-District Baseball with Win

Ready or not, it’s time for District 15-4A baseball. The Paris Wildcats, who have had a difficult time staging normal practices due to the wet and wild winter weather patterns, finished an abbreviated pre-district schedule Tuesday with a commanding, 9-2 win at Kilgore.  The Cats, now 5-7...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School's Seljah Johnson Named All-State

Paris High School's Seljah Johnson Named All-State

Paris High senior wing Seljah Johnson is one of 20 players statewide to be named to the Texas Associaiton of Basketball Coaches’ Class 4A All-State Team. Johnson averaged 22 points and 8 rebounds per game in leading the Wildcats to a school record 35-1 season and the regional...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Cats Split Games at Castleberry

Cats Split Games at Castleberry

The Paris Wildcats closed out Spring Break with a doubleheader split at Fort Worth Castleberry Friday, beating Godley, 6-5, and falling to Borger, 6-2. Paris (4-7) is scheduled to play Iowa Park Tuesday at a neutral site to wrap up the pre-district portion of the baseball schedule.  The Cats...

03/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Field Puts Damper on Wildcat Home Loss

Field Puts Damper on Wildcat Home Loss

How desperate are local baseball coaches’ attempts to squeeze much-needed games out of a weather-afflicted, pre-district schedule? Proof was evident Thursday night at a water-logged Hub Hollis Field in the form of a 7-3 loss by the Paris Wildcats to the visiting Durant, OK, Lions. ...

03/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Win at Tiger Relays

Lady Cats Win at Tiger Relays

A very young Paris Lady Cats track and field team captured the team title at the Mount Pleasant Tiger Relays Thursday at Sam Parker Field. Paris won six events at the meet, including senior Shawnte Moore (long jump), juniors Tierra Yates (discus) and Tarsha’la Fisher (100 meters), sophomore...

03/20/2015 by Tim Taylor