HONEY GROVE — There was a lot at stake when the Honey Grove Warriors hosted the Clarksville Blue Tigers on homecoming night, but no one expected the result of the highly anticipated game between the two teams. Honey Grove was out to keep its perfect season record intact, while Clarksville ne…

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.

CLARKSVILLE — When the Clarksville Blue Tigers and Prairiland Patriots moved into the final quarter of their non-district game at New Century Club Field in Clarksville on Friday night, the contest looked to be up for grabs with Clarksville clinging to a 1-point, 16-15 lead.

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 sports@theparisnews.com.

CLARKSVILLE — After a heartbreaking one point defeat in the season opener at Whitewright one week ago, the Clarksville Blue Tigers would not be denied in their home opener on Friday night. First-year Clarksville head football coach Derek Schlieve earned his first win at the helm in Clarksvil…

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 sports@theparisnews.com.

WHITEWRIGHT — New Clarksville head football coach Derek Schlieve will in all probability have a good, talented and explosive team on both sides of the football, as the 2019 season moves along. However, on Friday night in the season opener at Whitewright, it was simply a case of the Blue Tige…

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 Paris Chapter of the Texas High School Basketball Officials Association recognizes players and coaches each year for their outstanding sportsmanship during the season. These coaches and players were selected due to their respect for the game and the behavior they displayed on the court.

Several Red River County athletes will be making the trip to Springtown-Porcupine Stadium this Friday and Saturday, in order compete in the Class AA Region II Track & Field competition. The athletes who will be making the trip advanced to the event by placing in the top four positions in…

Clarksville High School girls basketball team member LaQuesha Clark, a junior, received some high honors last week following the conclusion of the 2018-19 basketball season as she was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 2A All-State team.

MT. VERNON — When the No. 12-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers fell behind the North Hopkins Panthers 43-34 with just 2:08 remaining in the fourth quarter, things really looked gloom for Willie Coulter’s team. But, the Tigers proved Coulter’s recent statement that his Tigers would never stop fi…

UNION GROVE — The state-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers were on a mission Tuesday night when coach Willie Coulter’s team met the Beckville Bearcats in the bi-district round of post season play at Union Grove High School.

The Paris Wildcats, Clarksville Blue Tigers, North Lamar Panthers, Prairiland Patriots and Rivercrest Rebels took to the court Tuesday night looking to walk away with a bi-district win. The Wildcats and Blue Tigers did just that.

SULPHUR SPRINGS — The No. 17-ranked Paris Wildcats basketball team, champions of its district, drubbed the fourth-seeded Gilmer Buckeyes by a final score of 65-46.

On senior night it all looked all so easy for coach Willie Coulter’s Clarksville Blue Tigers. The District 15-2A champion Tigers ended the league run on Tuesday with a destructive 90-28 home win over the James Bowie Pirates.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers are now a very focused team as the playoffs near and after suffering their first district loss late last month to the Linden-Kildare Tigers. Coach Willie Coulter’s team won its third straight ballgame, and improved to 10-1 in league play with one game remaining, w…

Tuesday night’s showdown in McLeod, for sole possession of first place in the District 15-2A race turned out to be a blowout as the No. 15-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers rolled to a convincing 75-48 victory. Clarksville improved to 9-1 in district with games remaining against Maud and James …

The No. 8-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers were an impressive team Friday night when coach Willie Coulter took the squad to James Bowie for a district ballgame.

In a showdown game for the right to take control of the district race between the No. 9-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers and the McLeod Longhorns in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym on Friday night in Clarksville, it was the Blue Tigers who improved to 4-0 in league play, and 14-6 for the season. C…

DETROIT — The Detroit Eagles jumped out to a 4-0 early advantage in their attempt to upset the state ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers at home Tuesday night, but Clarksville responded with an 11-0 run of its own to take an 11-4 advantage when point guard Quay Scales nailed a jumper with 1:55 le…

The Clarksville Blue Tigers were limited in the number of players used in their district ballgame at home against the Linden-Kildare Tigers on Friday night. In fact, with two productive players not in uniform and starting shooting guard Jalen Scott injured early in the ballgame and unable to…

With 0.9 seconds left in the game, and Clarksville trailing 63-62, a Tiger inbounds pass was received out high by Quentice Doolittle. Doolittle squared up and fired a 3-point shot that blazed through the net, lifting the Blue Tigers to a dramatic 65-63 come-from-behind win over the Waxahachi…

The first game of the Paris Holiday Tournament featured a clash between two ranked foes in the Class 3A, No. 16-ranked Prairiland Patriots and the Class 2A, No. 9-ranked Clarksville Blue Tigers. In this 9 a.m. matchup, it was close throughout the first half, but Clarksville pulled away with …

The Clarksville Blue Tigers looked to be a beaten team when the Class 5A Pine Tree Pirates carried a 39-23 lead into the dressing room at the half. Pine Tree then pushed the advantage to 18 points on three occasions in period three. But, after producing a dismal first half, coach Willie Coul…

The Paris Holiday Basketball Tournament is set to get underway beginning tomorrow with games beginning at 9 a.m. Along with the Paris Wildcats, other local schools in the tournament include the North Lamar Panthers, the Prairiland Patriots, the Clarksville Blue Tigers and the Rivercrest Rebels.