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Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris Defense tried to contain highly-ranked Chapel Hill in Tyler on Friday night. Two schools known for their team speed put on a marathon track meet Friday night at Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldog Stadium that wasn’t decided until a failed 4th-and-6 gamble by the Paris...

09/14/2014 by Tim Taylor
High School Football Week Three Recap

High School Football Week Three Recap

Week three of the High School Football season is behind us, with three of the local teams in action. The Chisum Mustangs had their bye week, but the North Lamar Panthers, Paris High Wildcats and Prairiland Patriots were all in action. Prairiland 29 – Clarksville 19 After starting out on...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Hard Hits Take Toll in Cats’ Homecoming Win

Hard Hits Take Toll in Cats’ Homecoming Win

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Wildcat defense has only allowed 16 points in two games this season. When Melissa star quarterback Taylor McGehee went down on a hard hit by Paris linebacker Jordan Williams on the Cardinal’s second series of the game, the visitors’ sidelines issued an immediate...

09/07/2014 by Tim Taylor
Area Football Scores: Week 2

Area Football Scores: Week 2

Week two of the High School Football season is behind us. Here is a quick glance at the scores. Recaps for games will be posted as they become available. North Lamar 35     Whitesboro 27 North Lamar used a strong running game to defeat the Bearcats at R.L. Maddox stadium. The Panthers had 401...

09/06/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris High Coach Hohenberger is Building Relationships that will Last Beyond Football

Paris High Coach Hohenberger is Building Relationships that will Last Beyond Football

Coach Hohenberger along with his wife and kids. Before I could even sit down for my weekly interview with Paris High head coach Steven Hohenberger, he was asking me a question. He opened a book on his desk and right before reading a passage out of it, he said, “Let me ask you a question....

09/02/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High School head football coach and athletic director Steven Hohenberger. (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards) 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...

08/31/2014 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
Paris ISD to Host Girls Basketball Camps

Paris ISD to Host Girls Basketball Camps

Paris ISD will host a Paris Ladycats Basketball Camp the first week of summer at the Paris High School Gymnasium for incoming 2nd  through 6th graders This basketball camp for girls will run Monday through Thursday, June 9 – 12, from 9:00 A.M to  11:00 A.M. Paris ISD will also host its...

05/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Steven Hohenberger,PISD Athletic Director and Head football coach The Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp will be held June 9-12th from 8am-11:45am for students entering third grade though ninth grade at Wildcat Stadium. The cost is $15 per camper and includes a t-shirt. For those unable to...

05/25/2014 by eParisExtra
District 13-3A Baseball: Is it the best in Texas?

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

Brandon Dusenberry 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...

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
Cats' Playoff Train Gains More Momentum

Cats' Playoff Train Gains More Momentum

Jake Clark with a pick-off attempt. Once again, the Paris Wildcats baseball team finds itself back in the regional quarterfinals.  That’s not unusual.  The Cats have progressed to the third round of the Class 3A playoffs for 3 of the past 6 years. Few expected it to happen this year . . . ...

05/13/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris City Council issues proclamation honoring PHS golfer Tanner Napier

Paris City Council issues proclamation honoring PHS golfer Tanner Napier

Mayor AJ Hashmi congratulates Paris High School golfer Tanner Napier at Monday night’s Paris City Council meeting for a high school career that ranked him No. 1 in Texas among Class AAA golfers. Napier led going into the last round of the state tournament in late April, finishing second...

05/12/2014 by Charles Richards
Cats Hope for Top Showing at State Track

Cats Hope for Top Showing at State Track

Paris High will send a small, but mighty contingent to Austin for Saturday’s Class 3A Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium. The Wildcats will be represented in just three events, but those athletes have posted medal-worthy times or marks in each specialty.  Action gets...

05/07/2014 by Tim Taylor
Freshman Shuts Down Pirate Attack

Freshman Shuts Down Pirate Attack

Jake Clark with a pick-off attempt earlier in the season. Paris Wildcats head baseball coach Bill Sikes went into the weekend’s playoff series vs. Crandall in search of a reliable No. 2 pitcher.  Instead, he may have discovered a potential No. 1, and he’s just a freshman. Clinging...

05/05/2014 by Tim Taylor
Twist of fate deals cruel blow to PHS golfer Tanner Napier

Twist of fate deals cruel blow to PHS golfer Tanner Napier

From weekend duffer to the world’s No. 1 golfer, anyone who has even attempted to play the game of golf knows how fickle the sport can be. Just ask Paris High senior Tanner Napier. After Monday’s opening round at Lost Pines Golf Resort outside Bastrop Napier was on top of the Class 3A...

05/05/2014 by Tim Taylor
Napier Takes 3-Stroke Lead at State Golf

Napier Takes 3-Stroke Lead at State Golf

Paris High senior Tanner Napier finished with a birdie to become the only golfer to break par in Monday’s opening round of the Class 3A State Championships and will take a 3-stroke lead into Tuesday’s final round at Hyatt Lost Pines Resort outside Bastrop. Napier justified his No. 1...

04/29/2014 by Tim Taylor
Cats' Baseball Season Not Dead Yet

Cats' Baseball Season Not Dead Yet

The Paris Wildcats were picked to finish dead last in this year’s District 13-3A baseball race.  They didn’t.  Instead, they booked an unexpected journey into the Class 3A playoffs with a gritty, 4-3 win over the Atlanta Rabbits Monday night at Texas High. The win settled the No....

04/29/2014 by Tim Taylor
Reynolds Fulfills Promise with Return to State

Reynolds Fulfills Promise with Return to State

During an interview three weeks ago, Paris High senior Josh Reynolds made a bold prediction about the Wildcats’ track season.  “I’m taking my boys back to state in the 4 by 1, 4 by 2, and I’m gonna go in the 200,” he said. It may have seemed overly boastful at the...

04/28/2014 by Tim Taylor
Robins Continues Meteoric Rise in Discus

Robins Continues Meteoric Rise in Discus

Fifteen months ago, Nish Robins‘ athletic career crumbled in a two-player pileup under the basketball goal at Pleasant Grove’s Hawk Gym.  The three-sport star athlete was felled by a devastating knee injury that required surgery and a long rehab. She tried to return to the...

04/28/2014 by Tim Taylor