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Ladycats Place 2nd in Kennedale Soccer

Ladycats Place 2nd in Kennedale Soccer

The Paris Ladycats soccer team returned from the Kennedale Ladykat Soccer Invitational with the runner-up trophy among a star-studded field of 12 teams, 6 of which are ranked in the regional preseason coaches rankings. Although the tournament has a random matchup format that doesn’t include...

01/11/2016 by Tim Taylor
No. 2 Cats Fall to No. 5 Lincoln, 70-60

No. 2 Cats Fall to No. 5 Lincoln, 70-60

For the second week in a row, the Paris Wildcats missed a golden opportunity to vault into the state’s No. 1 ranking among Class 4A boys basketball teams.   The 2nd-ranked Cats fell to No. 5 Dallas Lincoln, 70-60, Saturday, in a physical game played at P. C. Cobb Fieldhouse. Pictured:...

01/11/2016 by Tim Taylor
Trojans Take Tourney Trophy, End Wildcat Streak

Trojans Take Tourney Trophy, End Wildcat Streak

The Hot Springs Trojans ended the 51-game regular season win streak of the Paris Wildcats to take home the championship trophy of the sixth annual Guaranty Bank & Trust Paris Holiday Invitational Wednesday with a 53-45 decision in the Wildcat Gym.  Although school is closed for the...

01/02/2016 by Tim Taylor
Ladycats Shut Down in 4th Quarter

Ladycats Shut Down in 4th Quarter

The Paris Ladycats couldn’t score down the stretch and fell to the Bonham Lady Warriors, 42-34, Friday in their final pre-district game before Christmas break. Paris led after each period, 12-9, 22-18, and 32-31, but the Ladycats were held to 2 points in the final quarter.  They fall to...

12/19/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcat 'D' Helps 'J Squad' Go Hog Wild

Wildcat 'D' Helps 'J Squad' Go Hog Wild

Add the name of another “J” to the “J Squad,” the 4th-ranked Paris Wildcats basketball team which features five starters whose first names all begin with that letter of the alphabet. Pictured: Jared Embry breakaway dunk His name is Jekyll, the original Dr. J of Robert Louis Stevenson...

12/15/2015 by Tim Taylor
Cats Grab Tournament Hardware, Eye More

Cats Grab Tournament Hardware, Eye More

The Paris Wildcats returned to Van High School to defend their DQ Invitational tournament title, and in the process they sent a clear message to potential regional playoff opponents: “Catch us if you can.” The 9th-ranked Cats destroyed the 12-team field at Van, finishing with a 5-0 mark...

12/08/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Ladycats Can't Maintain Early Pace

PHS Ladycats Can't Maintain Early Pace

Despite a teasingly torrid start, the Paris Ladycats fell back into some familiar inconsistent ways that allowed the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers to overcome a 12-point deficit to post a 56-45 win Tuesday night in the Wildcat Gym. The loss dropped Paris to 2-8 on the season as the Ladycats continue...

12/02/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris High Basketball Ladycats Continue Early Woes

Paris High Basketball Ladycats Continue Early Woes

The early-season struggles continued for the Paris Ladycats basketball team Tuesday night in a 63-33 loss to Sulphur Springs in the Wildcat Gym. Paris, now 2-7 for the year, saw SSHS sprint out to a 9-0 start before rallying behind full-court pressure to close to within 9-11.  It was as...

11/28/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris High 'J Squad' Makes Impressive Debut, 109-32

Paris High 'J Squad' Makes Impressive Debut, 109-32

Tuesday, Nov. 22, marked the official debut of the 2015-16 Paris Wildcats basketball team, the state’s No. 9-ranked Class 4A squad which features an impressive starting lineup of fast, lean, athletic players whose first names all begin with the letter “J”. Each of the five starters scored...

11/28/2015 by Tim Taylor
Lions Outlast Cats' Comeback Bid

Lions Outlast Cats' Comeback Bid

Quez Allen follows Breshaun Steward’s block into the end zone for what proves to be the final rushing TD of his Paris High career The Kaufman Lions ended the season for the Paris Wildcats along with the Quez Allen Era Friday night with a 37-20 bi-district win at Greenville’s T. A....

11/15/2015 by Tim Taylor
Cats Keep Crosstown Showdown Trophy

Cats Keep Crosstown Showdown Trophy

Joe Iglehart returns the Lamar National Bank Crosstown Showdown Trophy back for safe keeping after Paris High’s fifth straight win over North Lamar Friday night. As Quez Allen nears the end of a remarkable four-year career at Paris High, the Wildcat senior quarterback surpassed three more...

11/08/2015 by Tim Taylor
Quinlan Ford Owns Clock, Cats Own Scoreboard

Quinlan Ford Owns Clock, Cats Own Scoreboard

JaKerion Brown’s 46-yard run sets up another Wildcat touchdown The Quinlan Ford Panthers whittled 10 minutes off the clock to drive 80 yards in 18 plays to take a brief 6-0 lead over the Paris Wildcats Thursday night at Hobart Lytle Memorial Stadium.  While the Panthers controlled the...

10/31/2015 by Tim Taylor
Panther and Wildcat Games Moved up to Thursday Night

Panther and Wildcat Games Moved up to Thursday Night

Paris Wildcats and North Lamar Panthers varsity football games have been moved to Thursday night as have all district varsity games due to possible inclement weather.  The Paris Wildcat team plays District 7-4A-1 game at Quinlan Ford Hobart Lytal Memorial Stadium, while the Panthers will play...

10/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Weather, Pirates Damper Senior Night

Weather, Pirates Damper Senior Night

Jalon Pipkins pulls in 52-yard touchdown pass from Quez Allen It wasn’t the night that the 16 Wildcat senior football players had envisioned as they faced the expanse of empty seats during introductions prior to kickoff on Senior Night at Wildcat Stadium. It wasn’t the outcome they hoped...

10/25/2015 by Tim Taylor
Ladycats Clinch Volleyball Playoff Berth

Ladycats Clinch Volleyball Playoff Berth

Tieren Gates dives for a one-handed dig save which drops over the net for a point in Ladycats’ win over Pittsburg Friday Despite a tortuous second set which witnessed their opponents fighting off 10 game points, the Paris Ladycats locked up a playoff spot Friday with a 25-7, 30-28, 25-7...

10/24/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Wildcat Golf Team Finishes in 1st Place at Golf Tournament

PHS Wildcat Golf Team Finishes in 1st Place at Golf Tournament

The Wildcat Golf Team competed in the tournament hosted by Commerce Tuesday at Sand Hills Country Club. Paris finished 1st place (352) led by individual medalist Chandler Bawcum’s 77. Jake Ensey(85) and Parker Chapman(94) finished 2nd and 3rd respectively. Others scores were as...

10/21/2015 by eParisExtra
A Chance to Win Dallas Cowboys Football Game Tickets

A Chance to Win Dallas Cowboys Football Game Tickets

How does 4 tickets to a Dallas Cowboys game December 19th against the New York Jets with a free parking pass sound? The Paris High School Wildcat and LadyCat Soccer teams will be having a fundraiser starting October 23rd until December 1st that will give everyone the opportunity to win this...

10/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Cross Country Punch Ticket to Regionals

Wildcat Cross Country Punch Ticket to Regionals

Junior Matt Cochran took the lead on the finishing leg of the 5K cross country course at North Lamar Saturday to easily win the varsity boys division of the District 15-4A Championships. Both Paris High boys and girls teams advance to the Region 2-4A Championships to be held Monday, Oct. 26, at...

10/19/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats fall to Princeton

Wildcats fall to Princeton

Paris Wildcats fall to 0-2 in district play after losing to Princeton Friday night 49-42.  Princeton scored on their first drive of the games as well as their second, leading the Cats 14-0.  But the Wildcats responded and led at the half 28-21.  The game remained tight until a pair of...

10/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Close, But Can't Stop L-E's Freeman

Wildcats Close, But Can't Stop L-E's Freeman

For the second time in two weeks, the Paris Wildcats stood toe-to-toe with a state-ranked opponent only to fall to the canvas in a late-round decision under a heavy barrage of power punches. Friday night the Cats fell victim to Liberty-Eylau, 52-38, at Texarkana Harris Field as senior...

10/12/2015 by Tim Taylor