Prairiland’s 46-44 win Tuesday night over district rival Chisum was an electrifying victory that set right what went wrong for Prairiland just three and a half weeks ago at Chisum when the Mustangs edged a 56-50 win in double overtime.

The Chisum Mustangs will be playing postseason basketball. They made sure of it Friday night, winning a dramatic double-overtime game on the road against Chapel Hill, 60-58.

The Chisum Mustangs used defense and a balanced scoring attack to down the Cooper Bulldogs 52-31 on Tuesday night.

The Chisum Mustangs didn’t have much success stopping Jason DeJong of the Winnsboro Red Raiders on Tuesday night. However, Winnsboro didn’t have much success stopping any of the Mustangs as Chisum rolled to a 68-51 victory.

As fans of the Chisum Mustangs and Prairiland Patriots filled Chisum’s gymnasium Friday evening, none could have imagined what they were in store for. But what they got was everything a rivalry game should be.

The rivalry showdown between the Prairiland Lady Patriots and Chisum Lady Mustangs was a tough fought, back-and-forth affair. Ultimately, though, it was Prairiland that walked off the court with the narrowest of wins, 44-42.

Chisum sophomore basketball player Landrey Howard has been selected in an Morrison public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The Chisum Lady Mustangs were in a battle at home against their district foe Commerce on Tuesday night. The Lady Mustangs held a slim lead through most of the game, but couldn’t put Commerce away until the end when Chisum recorded the 46-42 home win.

The Chisum Mustangs basketball team played in its second district game of the season, this time at home against Commerce.

Chisum sophomore basketball player Keaston Lawrence has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The North Lamar Panthers basketball team scored just three points in the first quarter and 10 by halftime, trailing visiting Rains 24-10 at the break.