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.

PATTONVILLE — Both Prairiland Patriot basketball teams clinched championship game berths in their home tournament. The Prairiland boys’ team won by a final score of 65-35 over Queen City, while the Lady Patriots fended off a scrappy Honey Grove squad by a final count of 40-35.

The Honey Grove Lady Warriors basketball team got off to a fast start in its Tuesday night non-district game at home against the Clarksville Lady Tigers. Honey Grove used a 19-3 run to open the game, which proved to be too much for Tom Manginell’s Lady Tigers to overcome, as the Lady Warrior…

DENISON — Coming off a thrilling one-point win at Rivercrest, the Honey Grove Warriors football team faced another tough foe Thursday in the No. 25-ranked Valley View Eagles. This particular matchup, however, lacked the magic of the last as Valley View went on to defeat Honey Grove 42-0 at D…

BOGATA — In a close district battle for second place to close the regular season, the Honey Grove Warriors football team handed the mighty Rivercrest Rebels its first loss at The Swamp since Oct. 23, 2015. Honey Grove’s defense held off a furious comeback attempt from the Rebels, and won a p…

HONEY GROVE — In a low-scoring, back-and-forth district affair, the Honey Grove Warriors got the last laugh, thanks to a 12-yard touchdown pass from Hayden Stroud to Zeke Woods. With that, Honey Grove won a pivotal district home game against Como-Pickton by a final score of 24-19.

In an odd scenario, the Honey Grove Warriors football team, who was set to play at Quinlan Boles on Friday night at 7:30 p.m., had the game moved to Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. due to weather and field conditions. However, the Warriors — although not playing at their best — won the game, 28…

The Honey Grove Warriors trailed early in the game due to mental mistakes and turnovers. However, the Warriors regrouped in a big way as the team came back from six points down early to trounce the Cumby Trojans by a final score of 44-18.

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

The Maud Cardinals came to town Thursday looking for their first win of the season. What they found instead was a solid line of Warriors defense that kept them pinned while opening opportunities for Trel Pruitt, Jake Caffee and Aaron Nelson to run roughshod over them.

With rain on the forecast today in the Red River Valley, high school football rolls on to its second week of the regular season with a slate of games tonight at 7:30 p.m.

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.

In a clash of two playoff contenders in their respective districts, the bruising Bells Panthers fought off a tough effort from the home team Honey Grove Warriors, 33-16.

The Honey Grove Warriors football team was rolling. By the time district play came, Honey Grove was 4-2, beating the likes of Cumby, Linden-Kildare, Blue Ridge and Trenton. In its district home opener, however, Honey Grove suffered a big loss.

Honey Grove senior Isabella Morrison, center, and Honey Grove girls coordinator and head basketball coach Dustin Smith, right, receive THSBOA sportsmanship awards from Lynn Patterson.

In the regional quarterfinals, the defending state champion Bells Lady Panthers used a big fourth inning to pull away from the Honey Grove softball team in a 10-1 win.

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

Four Lady Warrior track stars, senior Diavian Shaw, freshman Azia Brigham and sophomores ZaNaysha Houston and Tionna Cooper punched their ticket to Austin as they are competing in four different events collectively. All four athletes will compete in both the 4 x 100 meter relay and the 4 x 2…

In their third-straight year matching up in the Area round, the Honey Grove Lady Warriors softball team defeated Riesel in a sweep. The Lady Warriors took game one, 10-4 while they won game two, 7-1.

In a tough first-round matchup, the Honey Grove Lady Warriors softball team came out on top as they defeated Sam Rayburn, 3-2 in game two to advance to the Area round.

On Tuesday, now former Honey Grove head football coach and athletic director Gary Schultz announced his resignation from the program effective immediately due to health concerns. Schultz, who suffered a heart attack in December that required quadruple bypass surgery and 33 days in the hospit…

Despite a great pitching effort and bats coming to life, the Chisum Lady Mustangs softball team fell at Chapel Hill by a final score of 7-6 in eight innings.