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Paris – North Lamar Invitational Golf Tournament

Paris – North Lamar Invitational Golf Tournament

Boys Team 1 Pleasant Grove 314 2 North Lamar #1 319 3 Texas High 325 4 Cooper 349 5 Atlanta 349 6 N. Lamar #2 354 7 McKinney 354 8 Paris 362 9 Mt Vernon 412 10 M.P. Chapel Hill 428 11 Liberty Eylau 491     Individual 1 Braden Young P.G. 72 2 Matt Rinehart Atl. 76 3 Austin McKinney C.H. 76 4...

02/26/2014 by Greg Higgins
Yates Breaks Paris High's School Record in Discus

Yates Breaks Paris High's School Record in Discus

The Paris Lady Cats placed seventh in the girls JV division of the McKinney Boyd Bronco Relays Saturday at Ron Poe Stadium, paced by sophomore Tierra Yates‘ school record toss of 119-2.5 to win the discus. Yates previously set the record last year. Junior Labria Walters also won the shot...

02/24/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris Starts Baseball Season with 3 Tourney Wins

Paris Starts Baseball Season with 3 Tourney Wins

The Paris Wildcats varsity baseball team finished 3-2 in the Wills Point Tournament, scoring 42 combined runs in the three wins, while losses were to Class 4A Terrell and Class 2A state-ranked Grandview. The Cats are off until Thursday when they enter the 3-day I-45 Tournament in Ferris. ...

02/24/2014 by Tim Taylor
District 13-3A Girls Basketball All-District Selections

District 13-3A Girls Basketball All-District Selections

DISTRICT 13-3A GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-DISTRICT 2014   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Renee Walker, Pleasant Grove, Senior OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jazlyn Pipkins, Paris, Junior CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Luey Bronner, Paris, Senior and Lexie Stephens, North Lamar, Junior NEWCOMER OF THE...

02/24/2014 by Greg Higgins
'Dogs Leave No Doubt; Chase Cats from Playoffs

'Dogs Leave No Doubt; Chase Cats from Playoffs

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Seljah Johnson shooting a free throw earlier in the year against North Lamar. The Paris Wildcats needed a perfect game and a bit of luck to overcome their area round playoff hurdle Friday night at Mount Pleasant.  They got neither, and for the second straight year the...

02/23/2014 by Tim Taylor
Napier Wins District Preview at Pittsburg

Napier Wins District Preview at Pittsburg

Tanner Napier won a playoff for boys medalist honors at the 9-hole Princedale Country Club at this week’s Pittsburg Invitational.  Meanwhile, junior Alli Ruthart shot a 93 to lead the Lady Cats to a second-place tie in girls team standings. Napier and North Lamar’s Daniel Durham...

02/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris Falls in District Girls Soccer

Paris Falls in District Girls Soccer

It was a case of bad timing Tuesday for the Paris Lady Cats soccer team as they drew District 19-4A girls favorite Sulphur Springs fresh off a 4-2 upset at the hands of Princeton.  SSHS rolled to a 7-0 win over Paris in a match played at Gerald Prim Stadium.  The Lady Cats, 2-1-1 in district,...

02/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
Cats at Area crossroads once more after win over Crandall

Cats at Area crossroads once more after win over Crandall

For the fifth straight year the Paris Wildcats basketball team has reached the Class 3A playoff crossroads in the area round. To break through that hurdle and advance to the regional quarterfinals they will have to upset a tall, talented, and familiar opponent in the Kilgore Bulldogs. They get...

02/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
Waggoner Powers Detroit Past Lady Cats

Waggoner Powers Detroit Past Lady Cats

Sheltyn Waggoner blasted a pair of home runs and generated 6 RBIs and Morgen Miller limited the Lady Cats to 3 hits as Detroit downed Paris, 12-2, in varsity softball Monday at the Paris Junior High field. E Harris collected 2 of the 3 Lady Cat hits, including a solo blast over the centerfield...

02/18/2014 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats, Lady Cats Sweep Bonham in Soccer

Wildcats, Lady Cats Sweep Bonham in Soccer

Both Wildcats and Lady Cats varsity soccer teams posted wins Friday night at Wildcat Stadium over District 19-4A soccer newcomer Bonham, but the teams took dramatically different pathways to get their W’s. The Lady Cats needed an overtime to prevail, 3-2, while the Cats left no doubt in a...

02/18/2014 by Tim Taylor
Paris survives shootout to keep district soccer lead

Paris survives shootout to keep district soccer lead

In a battle between the two District 19-4A boys soccer titans, the Paris Wildcats won a sudden death shootout, 5-4, over their main rivals, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats, Monday night at Wildcat Stadium and widen their tenuous lead over the defending district champions as the race nears the...

02/18/2014 by Tim Taylor
Big Innings Doom Lady Cats in Loss to Chisum

Big Innings Doom Lady Cats in Loss to Chisum

The softball season is young, and while the Paris Lady Cats continue the long road back to credibility, opponents continue to use the big inning to fuel run-rule victories.  In Thursday’s season opener, Princeton managed frames of 9 and 6 runs to take a 23-6 win in 5 innings.  Then, on...

02/16/2014 by Greg Higgins
Houston Track Signee Leads Kilgore Past Paris

Houston Track Signee Leads Kilgore Past Paris

Katelyn Looney All season long the Paris Lady Cats have shown an Achilles’ heal that included sporadic ball handling, horrific outside shooting, and the inability to finish in the paint.  They were able to overcome those shortcomings by maintaining consistent defensive pressure, but...

02/16/2014 by Greg Higgins
Lady Cats shut out Greenville in soccer

Lady Cats shut out Greenville in soccer

Kendall Vogt scored a goal in the first half, and the Paris Lady Cats varsity soccer team made it stand up for a 1-0 win over Greenville Wednesday night at Wildcat Stadium. The Lady Cats, who went winless last season in district, have started District 19-4A play this year with a 1-0-1 mark and...

02/13/2014 by Greg Higgins
Soccer Cats continue to roll through District

Soccer Cats continue to roll through District

After their second straight slow start in a District 19-4A road game, the Paris Wildcats varsity soccer team benefited from an “own” goal to break the scoring ice en route to a 7-0 rout of the Greenville Lions at a frigid T. A. Cotton Ford Stadium Tuesday. The Cats, who are favored...

02/13/2014 by Greg Higgins
Cats take third win over Leopards to secure No. 2 seed

Cats take third win over Leopards to secure No. 2 seed

In a game that was delayed 24 hours by a blast of winter weather and was made virtually meaningless after North Lamar wrapped up the District 13-3A boys basketball title with a win over Pleasant Grove Tuesday, the Paris Wildcats nonetheless wrapped up the regular season Wednesday with a 63-56...

02/13/2014 by Greg Higgins
Lady Cats break playoff drought, 46-35

Lady Cats break playoff drought, 46-35

The Paris Lady Cats collected their first playoff win in three seasons Wednesday night with a 46-35 bi-district victory over the Emory Rains Wildcats in a game played before about 200 fans in the cavernous new Anna High School gym. The Lady Cats, now 19-9 for the season, advance to the area...

02/13/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Junior High Basketball Results

Paris Junior High Basketball Results

7th Grade B Team played hard in their season finale.  Leading scorers were Jackson Rogers with nine points, and Varshad Richardson with three.  Colby Dixon, Walker Preston, and Kyler Beshirs played hard on the defensive side of the ball.  Final score Paris 18, NL 26.  The B Team finishes...

02/13/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Lady Cats Playoff Basketball Game Postponed

Paris Lady Cats Playoff Basketball Game Postponed

Due to weather, the Paris Lady Cats Bi-District Basketball game against Rains has been postponed. The game was originally planned for Tuesday night at 6:30. Instead, the game will be played Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30. The game will still be played at Anna H.S. with Paris being the home...

02/11/2014 by Greg Higgins
Swim Cats Place at Regional Championships

Swim Cats Place at Regional Championships

The Paris High Swim Cats finished up their 2013-14 season last weekend by participating in the Region 3-4A Swimming and Diving Championships held at Frisco Natatorium. Competing against much larger schools, most of whom have their own workout pools, Paris finished 15th in the girls division and...

02/11/2014 by Greg Higgins