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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

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 pay, they may still attend, but will not receive a t-shirt. The...

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?

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 teams will be...

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

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 . . .  a year the Cats were the unanimous...

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

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 to the brink of elimination in Game 2 of the best-of-3,...

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
Paris and Atlanta Meet Monday for Play-in Berth

Paris and Atlanta Meet Monday for Play-in Berth

The Paris Wildcats and Atlanta Rabbits meet Monday at Northeast Texas Community College (south of Mount Pleasant) to decide fourth place in District 13-3A baseball.  The loser sees their season end.  The winner faces the daunting task of a bi-district playoff pairing a few days later with...

04/28/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar can't hold lead as they fall to crosstown rival Paris High

North Lamar can't hold lead as they fall to crosstown rival Paris High

Twenty-four hours after the Pleasant Grove Hawks lost to the Pittsburg Pirates, North Lamar looked to seize control of the District as they played crosstown rival Paris High at Hub Hollis Field. North Lamar jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on as the Wildcats defeated the...

04/24/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris Wins 5 Events at Area Track

Paris Wins 5 Events at Area Track

Paris High racked up 5 first-place medals at the Area 13-14-3A Track and Field Championships held Thursday at Texas A&M-Commerce.  The top 4 finishers in each event advance to the Region 2-3A meet also held at A&M-Commerce Friday and Saturday, April 25-26. The Lady Cats finished fifth...

04/23/2014 by Tim Taylor
Lady Cats Wrap Up Softball Season

Lady Cats Wrap Up Softball Season

The Paris Lady Cats closed the book on the 2014 softball season last week with a pair of district losses. Paris lost its home finale Tuesday to Pittsburg, 19-0.  Taylor Helm and Marley Waters had the only two Lady Cat hits. The Lady Cats wrapped up the season on Friday with a 17-2 loss at...

04/21/2014 by Tim Taylor
Cats Shut Out by Hawks' Jeans, 2-0

Cats Shut Out by Hawks' Jeans, 2-0

The Paris Wildcats couldn’t figure out lefthander Trey Jeans, the Louisiana Tech signee, and fell to District 13-3A powerhouse Pleasant Grove Friday night at Hawk Field, 2-0. Jeans held the Cats in check with just 3 scattered hits while walking 1 and striking out 11 batters.  He...

04/21/2014 by Tim Taylor
Cochran Upsets No. 3 Seed at Regionals

Cochran Upsets No. 3 Seed at Regionals

Matt Cochran might have a bright future ahead before his high school days are over.  The Paris freshman advanced to the semifinal round of the Region 2-3A Tennis Championships Wednesday at Rockwall High School before bowing out of the tournament. Cochran, the runnerup in District 13-3A boys...

04/21/2014 by Tim Taylor