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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
Paris Lifters Win 4 Events at Own Meet

Paris Lifters Win 4 Events at Own Meet

Liberty-Eylau won both boys and girls divisions of the annual Paris Powerlifting Invitational held Thursday in the Wildcat Gym.  Meanwhile, Paris lifters came away with 4 event wins. Senior Kendall Alexander (220s), junior Dennis Coleman (242s), and senior Qurdale Huff (super heavyweight) won...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

Paris 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...

02/21/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris Routs No. 24 Princeton to Go 32-0

Paris Routs No. 24 Princeton to Go 32-0

In Shaquille O’Neal’s heydey, opposing coaches employed the “Hack-a-Shaq” strategy in an attempt to limit the big center’s offensive productivity.  Saturday in the Wildcat Gym, the Princeton Panthers used an aggressive defensive stance against the Paris Wildcats...

02/21/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Places at Mount Pleasant Tennis

PHS Places at Mount Pleasant Tennis

The Paris varsity tennis team grabbed a pair of second-place finishes, while the JV took home a couple of firsts in tournaments last week at Mount Pleasant.  Weather permitting, the Wildcat netters will be back in action Thursday and Friday with a tournament at Texarkana College. The...

02/19/2015 by Tim Taylor
Cats Finish Season Undefeated

Cats Finish Season Undefeated

The Paris Wildcats basketball team officially finished a magical 2014-15 season with an unblemished 31-0 record Tuesday night, destroying the Atlanta Rabbits, 71-22.  It was the widest margin of victory for the Cats all season. It is the first unbeaten basketball season in Paris High history...

02/19/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats notch 30th straight win

Wildcats notch 30th straight win

The Paris Wildcats survived a fourth-quarter scare from the Pleasant Grove Hawks Friday night in the Wildcat Gym to notch win No. 30 in their still-unbeaten season, 72-65. Paris held a 16-point lead in the waning moments of the third quarter before the Hawks mounted an 11-0 run to close the...

02/14/2015 by Tim Taylor
School Record for Crowd and Wins as Paris Sweeps NL Season Series

School Record for Crowd and Wins as Paris Sweeps NL Season Series

All season long the Paris Wildcats have shown a special second-half resilency on the rare occasions they’ve faced adversity.  Saturday night before a record crowd of 2,500 in the Wildcat Gym (including an overflow of 200 watching via a video feed in the cafeteria), they kept their school...

02/08/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Riley Coker signs letter of intent

PHS Riley Coker signs letter of intent

Paris High School senior Riley Coker signed a letter of intent to play football at East Texas Baptist University.  Seated, from  left, are mother Kathy Coker, Riley, and father Steve Coker.  Standing, from left, are Superintendent Paul Jones, coach Lonnie Norton, Chad Helberg (assistant...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Jax Dangerfield signs letter of intent with East Texas Baptist University

PHS Jax Dangerfield signs letter of intent with East Texas Baptist University

Paris High School senior Jax Dangerfield signed a letter of intent to play football at East Texas Baptist University.  Seated, from  left, are sister Melanie Dangerfield, mother Towanda Dangerfield, Jax, father Michael Dangerfield, and cousin Zanesha Dangerfield.  Standing, from left, are...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Senior KD Scott Signs Letter of Intent With Tyler Junior College

PHS Senior KD Scott Signs Letter of Intent With Tyler Junior College

Paris High School senior Ka Darius (KD) Scott signed a letter of intent to play football at Tyler Junior College.  Seated, from  left, are cousin Nykela young, mother Marcia Watkins, KD, father Glenn Scott, and brother Ke Lontre Scott, and stepbrother Jordan Furtch.  Standing, from left,...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Senior Jordan Williams Signs with Baylor University

PHS Senior Jordan Williams Signs with Baylor University

Paris High School senior Jordan Williams signed a letter of intent to play football at Baylor University.  (Pictured right) seated, from  left, are stepmother Stacey Jones, father Derrick Jones, Jordan, mother Tiffany Williams, stepfather John Sims, and grandmother Dorese Basinger. ...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
District Title on the Line Saturday Night Between Paris and North Lamar

District Title on the Line Saturday Night Between Paris and North Lamar

Saturday night, February 7th in the Paris High gym, the unbeaten Paris Wildcats boys basketball team will square off with their crosstown rivals with history on the line in addition to a virtual District 15-4A championship. The Cats romped past Liberty-Eylau, 94-49, Tuesday night in Texarkana...

02/04/2015 by Tim Taylor
Lady Cats Win to Clinch Playoff Berth

Lady Cats Win to Clinch Playoff Berth

It was an unintended strategy, but a successful one, nonetheless, for the Paris Lady Cats Tuesday night as they clinched a playoff berth with a 45-37 win over Liberty-Eylau in the Wildcat Gym. The Lady Cats improved to 15-13 for the season and remain in third place in District 15-4A...

02/04/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Swim Team Excels at District Meet

PHS Swim Team Excels at District Meet

The Paris High School Swim Team participated in the District 10 5A meet on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The girls finished 2nd overall with 104 points (pictured with trophy) and the boys finished 3rd with 60 points.  Coach Seandra Gilbert was named Girls Coach of the Year for the District the...

02/03/2015 by eParisExtra