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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
3 PHS Seniors Headed for Texas Roundup

3 PHS Seniors Headed for Texas Roundup

Two more Paris High seniors will be participating in the 16th Texas Roundup All-Star games on Saturday, March 21, in Maypearl. Seljah Johnson has been named to the boys lineup, while Mae Mae Council joins teammate Jazz Pipkins, who was previously named to the girls game. The Texas Roundup...

03/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Basketball Players Named to All-District Teams

PHS Basketball Players Named to All-District Teams

Paris High basketball players have been named to the District 15-4A teams as selected by league coaches. The Wildcats, who won 35 straight games before finally falling to Dallas Madison in the Region 2-4A semifinals, dominated the boys selections.  Senior Seljah Johnson was named MVP,...

03/16/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Track Teams Compete at Argyle Relays

PHS Track Teams Compete at Argyle Relays

Paris High track athletes competed in their first meet of the weather-delayed season Friday in the Argyle Relays. Wildcat Stadium will be the host of the annual Deon Minor Wildcat Relays on Thursday, March 26. Girls Results 4x100M Relay: 6. Paris (Capri’asha Johnson, Jazz Pipkins, Shawntee...

03/16/2015 by Tim Taylor
Cats Capture Another District Soccer Title

Cats Capture Another District Soccer Title

The Paris Wildcats put the finishing touch on soccer coach Jeremy Beshirs’ third district championship in his sixth season at the helm with a 2-1 win over crosstown rival North Lamar Wednesday on a slippery R. L. Maddox Stadium field. The Cats, 14-5 overall, finish with a 5-1 record in...

03/12/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris Soccer Teams Drop Pair of Matches to Princeton

Paris Soccer Teams Drop Pair of Matches to Princeton

Paris varsity soccer teams lost their District 11-4A matches Friday to Princeton.  The Lady Cats, missing 3 starters, fell to the Lady Panthers, 5-1, in the home finale at Wildcat Stadium, while the Cats were shut out at Princeton, 2-0. In some encouraging news, the Lady Cats saw leading...

03/10/2015 by Tim Taylor
Final Chapter Closes Book on Cats' 35-1 Season

Final Chapter Closes Book on Cats' 35-1 Season

The final chapter in the greatest season in Paris High boys basketball history was closed Friday night in a Region 4-2A semifinal at a standing-room-only Texas A&M-Commerce Fieldhouse, but not before the underdog Cats proved their unbeaten record was no fluke and that they belonged on the...

03/07/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats Play Regional Semifinal Friday Night

Wildcats Play Regional Semifinal Friday Night

After Tuesday night’s win at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore bulldogs 51-49, the undefeated Paris High Wildcats will advance to the regional tournament for the first time since 2009. The 35-0 Wildcats will play Friday night at 6pm at the Texas A&M-Commerce Fieldhouse. The boys...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wins Soccer Doubleheader at Bonham

Paris Wins Soccer Doubleheader at Bonham

The Paris varsity soccer teams again posted District 11-4A shutouts over Bonham Tuesday night at Warrior Stadium. The Lady Cats posted a 3-0 win in the first end of the doubleheader.  Freshman Katy Hall scored twice, assisted by senior Juliana Clipson and junior Monica Silva.  Sophomore...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats win at the buzzer

Wildcats win at the buzzer

Junior twin Jared Embry off-balance shot in the paint bounced three times off the rim before rattling home Tuesday night at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore Bulldogs, 51-49, and send the Paris Wildcats boys basketball team back to the regional tournament for the first time since...

03/03/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

The Paris High unbeaten varsity boys basketball team is looking for another win in the Regional Quarterfinals Tuesday night. The Wildcats will play against the  Kilgore Bulldogs on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7pm at Forney High School. The Kilgore team is 19-7 for the season. The Paris-Kilgore...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Keep On Winning

Wildcats Keep On Winning

The still-unbeaten Paris Wildcats passed a huge hurdle Saturday night.  No, it wasn’t the out-gunned Ferris Yellowjackets, who became victim No. 34 in a 109-42 blowout at Princeton High School. It was a playoff mountain known as the Area Round, a barrier that has ended the Cats’ boys...

03/01/2015 by Tim Taylor
Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

The undefeated Paris Wildcats continue their Class 4A playoff journey later this week against the Ferris Yellowjackets. The Playoff game is Friday, February 27th at 7pm in Royse City. The Cats, now 33-0, have previously beaten Ferris by margins of 18 and 41 points.  Will the third time be the...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Basketball Wins Again

Wildcat Basketball Wins Again

After leading 52-27 at the half, the Paris Wildcats go on to dominate Chapel Hill 95 to 44 in the first round of the playoffs.  The bi-district game was held in Pittsburgh Tuesday night.  Paris will face Ferris in next round.  More to follow. ...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

Paris High Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

The Paris High varsity soccer teams opened District 11-4A soccer action with a pair of shutouts over Bonham Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.  Their pathways to the twin wins were polar opposite. The Lady Cats (7-8-1) scored 3 goals within the opening 5 minutes of each half on their way to a...

02/23/2015 by Tim Taylor