PATTONVILLE — The first day of pool play in the Prairiland Basketball Tournament featured a wide variety of games.

The Chisum Lady Mustangs hosted the Rivercrest Lady Rebels on the hardwood Tuesday night in an intriguing non-district matchup between two solid girls basketball teams of the Red River Valley.

The 2019 Red River Valley volleyball season was memorable to say the least. Our community’s teams sent seven volleyball teams into the postseason, and four of those teams advanced past the first round of playoffs.

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

Both the Chisum Lady Mustangs and Rivercrest Lady Rebels competed in the bi-district round of this year’s Texas high school volleyball postseason. The Lady Mustangs took on New Boston at Rivercrest High School, while the Lady Rebels faced North Hopkins at Chisum High School.

The rain came down hard through all four quarters at Mustang Field. The Chisum Mustangs hosted their rival Prairiland Patriots in the cold, windy and rainy affair on homecoming night. With playoff implications coming into the game, the stage was set for a key district battle.

PATTONVILLE — The Prairiland Lady Patriots played at home for the final time on senior night against district rival Chisum. Emotions were high at the beginning as the reality seemed to sink in for Prairiland’s five seniors, Baylor Sessums, Madison Clark, Brook Tuck, Trynity Chapman and Audrey Gray.

Coming off of a tough loss to Cooper and tied for fourth place in the district, the Chisum Mustangs took the field Friday night looking to bounce back and keep pace within the district. Leonard, tied for last in the district coming into the night, looked to start off strong to help get their…

The Chisum Lady Mustangs’ district struggles continued, as the team dropped its third league game in a row, this time at state-ranked Commerce in straight sets by a final score of 17-25, 12-25 and 17-25.

COOPER — With the unpredictable Texas weather cooperating on a nice, homecoming night in Delta County, the stage was set for a showdown between a pair of Red River Valley teams with 1-0 district records in the Chisum Mustangs and Cooper Bulldogs, who were playing on their homecoming night. 

The Prairiland Lady Patriots ended a two-game skid, defeating Chapel Hill at home in straight sets, while the Chisum Lady Mustangs were swept at Mt. Vernon, both competing in district play.

After starting the season off slow with an 0-3 start, the Chisum Mustangs came into Friday night’s district opener against Whitewright on a high note after dismantling Clarksville on the road last week. Chisum defeated Whitewright handily last year and needed to do the same Friday night to s…

CLARKSVILLE — Chisum Mustangs head coach, Darren Pevey certainly hopes the real Mustangs showed up on Friday night at New Century Club Field in Clarksville. After being shutout decisively one week earlier when the team played against the Winnsboro Raiders, the Mustangs rebounded in a strong …

The Red River Valley football season rolls on as Week 4 of high school football continues with more matchups at 7:30 p.m. tonight and district play looming.

The Paris Lady Wildcats swept Denison at home, while the Detroit Lady Eagles recorded a sweep at home over district foe Maud. The Chisum Lady Mustangs were also in action, falling at Farmersville in straight sets.

Here are the Red River Valley Leaders through Week 2. RRV Leaders will run each week. Stats are compiled from coaches’ reports and by writers covering games. Submit statistics to

The No. 22-ranked Paris Lady Wildcats volleyball team rolled past Quitman at home in straight sets 25-14, 25-18 and 25-12.

Following a tough loss to Rivercrest last week in their season opener, the Chisum Mustangs were looking to get their early season back on track against the visiting Lone Oak Buffaloes. After electing to receive the opening kickoff, it looked like it could be a continuation of last week’s woe…

Here are the Red River Valley Leaders through Week 1. RRV Leaders will run each week. Stats are compiled from coaches’ reports and by writers covering games. Submit statistics to

The Paris Lady Wildcats volleyball team continued its winning way, defeating Class 5A Sherman in four sets by a final score of 25-21, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-12.

Texas high school football opened under a beautiful sunset at Mustang Stadium Friday night as two Red River Valley rivals took the field. It was Senior Night for Chisum and they honored a host of football players, cheerleaders, and band members who have dedicated four years of their lives to…

This year’s local football magazine comes just in time before opening-day kickoff with several games slated for Friday night. It features new layout and design, in depth coverage and analysis of our 10 local football teams and several other features.

The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team won its 16th match of the year in 17 tries Tuesday night in Pattonville.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels volleyball team travelled to Queen City on Tuesday to face the Lady Bulldogs. The match was close and competitive throughout, but the Lady Rebels ultimately fell in straight sets by a final score of 24-26, 19-25 and 21-25.

The Chisum Lady Mustangs volleyball team came off a solid performance in the North Hopkins Tournament, returning to its home court for more regular season action Tuesday night. The Lady Mustangs welcomed Hooks to their home court, and were surprised in the first set as Hooks won it 25-18.

NORTH HOPKINS — The No. 3-ranked Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the North Hopkins Volleyball Tournament after soundly defeating Cumby in straight sets by a final score of 25-11 and 25-7. Their opponent was the No. 15-ranked Farmersville Lady Farmers, a…

Coming off a close loss to Prairiland at home, the Paris Lady Wildcats volleyball team rebounded nicely. The Lady ’Cats defeated Class 5A Texas High in straight sets by a final score of 28-26, 25-19 and 25-14.