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High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
Week 8 Football Recap

Week 8 Football Recap

Week eight is behind us and we watched two streaks fall Friday night; one losing and one winning. Another team started off slow but ended on the right foot. Princeton 65 Paris High 64 It was a game that was back and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win...

10/18/2014 by Greg Higgins
Wildcat Win Takes 2 Days to Finish

Wildcat Win Takes 2 Days to Finish

Final score: Paris 24, Liberty-Eylau 7.  Length of game: 19 hours, 2 minutes. (Photo by Bill Higgins) It began with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Oct. 10, and was quickly interrupted by a downpour and lightning warning system that sent fans at Wildcat Stadium scurrying for cover.  When the...

10/11/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris Girls, Led by Ruthart, Win Stinger Golf

Paris Girls, Led by Ruthart, Win Stinger Golf

The Paris girls golf team, led by senior Alli Ruthart‘s medalist round of 87, won the Denison Fall Stinger Classic at Tanglewood Resort Monday.  Paris shot a combined 409, which was 70 shots better than runnerup Denison. Ruthart beat Pleasant Grove’s Hannah Haltom by a stroke for...

10/08/2014 by Tim Taylor
Lady Cats Sweep Past Pittsburg in Volleyball

Lady Cats Sweep Past Pittsburg in Volleyball

The Paris Lady Cats bounced back from a pair of tough District 15-4A losses last week by blitzing the Pittsburg Lady Pirates, 25-13, 25-6, 25-13, Tuesday night in the Wildcat Gym. The win evened Paris’ district mark to 2-2 as the team closes out the first round Friday vs. Liberty-Eylau. ...

10/08/2014 by Tim Taylor
Eagles Out-Punch Cats in Round One, 38-14

Eagles Out-Punch Cats in Round One, 38-14

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. In a classic mismatch of a heavyweight prize fighter paired with a amateur flyweight, defending state champion Argyle pummeled the Paris Wildcats Friday with a series of gut punches before sending the Cats to the...

09/28/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris High getting set to take on second ranked Argyle

Paris High getting set to take on second ranked Argyle

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. The Paris High Wildcats have a chance to finish their pre-district schedule with a 4–1 record. The only thing standing in their way from accomplishing that feat is the Argyle Eagles. The Eagles enter the game...

09/25/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. Longview – When looking at the schedule before the season started, it was quite certain that the Paris High Wildcats had their work cut out for them before district started. Having already played Mt....

09/21/2014 by Greg Higgins
Area Football Review - Week 4

Area Football Review - Week 4

Week four of the High School football season is in the books. Two of the teams celebrated Homecomings, while the other two played on the road. Here’s the breakdown: Paris High – 34   Palestine – 13 Palestine jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the Wildcats in Palestine. Paris High...

09/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
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
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
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
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
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
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