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

The No. 17-ranked Paris Wildcats basketball team fell on the road in a close contest to Class 5A, No. 5-ranked Sulphur Springs by a final score of 67-61.

Honey Grove senior football player Brock Braley has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

FORNEY — Since the 2012 season, the No. 18-ranked Honey Grove Warriors have not played in an area round football game. For the first time in seven years, the Warriors took the field in a chilly and windy second-round matchup against the No. 20-ranked Crawford Pirates.

Four Red River Valley football teams remain in the postseason hunt in Honey Grove, Rivercrest, Detroit and Hugo. The Paris Wildcats and Clarksville Blue Tigers were eliminated last week in the bi-district round by Alvarado and Muenster, respectively.

DENISON — For the first five minutes of their bi-district matchup with Trenton, the Honey Grove Warriors looked like they might be in for a tough battle. After that, it was over as they cruised to a 56–12 win.

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…

MAUD — The No. 21-ranked Honey Grove Warriors stayed perfect playing at Maud on Thursday night, emerging victorious by a final score of 54-22.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recent Honey Grove High School graduate and former softball standout Bree Cason, center, signed her letter of intent to play college softball at Howard Payne Universtity, a Division III school in Broonwood. Pictured with Cason from bottom left, are brother Logan Cason, mother Kim Cason, Bree…

ARGYLE — The No. 5-ranked Honey Grove Lady Warriors entered the regional finals for the first time in school history Wednesday night. The Lady Warriors faced the No. 1-ranked Crawford Lady Pirates in a matchup of top-5 teams in the state. Crawford proved to be a difficult foe as it pulled aw…

Honey Grove junior softball player Maura O’Dea has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The Honey Grove Lady Warriors softball team has reached the postseason in each of its last four years, including this one. However, the 2019 Honey Grove Lady Warriors are charting a new path forward by reaching the regional semifinals for the first time in school history.

Chisum High School recently hosted its annual softball tournament, which featured four Red River Valley schools in the host team Lady Mustangs, Paris, Rivercrest and Honey Grove. To the delight of the community, all four teams performed well in the tournament, which expanded from six teams t…

MCKINNEY — The bi-district tilt between the state-ranked Martin’s Mill Mustangs and the Honey Grove Warriors started out with both teams battling back and forth. However, the Mustangs proved to be a tough foe as relentless effort, fast pace and sharp execution on both ends eventually wore do…

The Honey Grove Warriors’ season came to a close Monday night in the bi-district round at McKinney Boyd High School at the hands of the state-ranked Martin’s Mill Mustangs by a final score of 65-34.

MOUNT VERNON — In an Area round clash, the Honey Grove Lady Warriors basketball team met the Hawkins Lady Hawks at Mt. Vernon High School. In an evenly matched affair, Hawkins picked up big buckets late in the third and into the fourth thanks to a solid outing on the glass to eliminate Honey…

In a pivotal district matchup, the Honey Grove Lady Warriors entered Wolfe City and got a big win in overtime by a final score of 49-47.

Honey Grove senior Zeke Woods started off the scoring with a layup off the feed from junior point guard Trel Pruitt with 7:40 left to put the Warriors up 2-0 on Farmersville, as the home team never trailed in a 54-43 home win over the visiting Farmersville Farmers.

In a game that was close throughout, the Honey Grove Lady Warriors basketball team was able to edge the Rivercrest Lady Rebels, 38-34.