After dropping a five-set game against Paris to open district play, the North Lamar Pantherettes have played like a team on a mission. This includes a four-set win over Pleasant Grove on Tuesday (25–22, 23–25, 25–7, 25–17).

TEXARKANA — The Paris Lady Wildcats moved to 3-0 in district play with a four-set win over Liberty-Eylau on the road Friday afternoon. Paris won by a final score of 22-25, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-19.

The Panthers lost their district opener at Anna, but did have plenty of positives. The defense played well, holding the Coyotes offense under 300 yards and junior kicker Favian Morales booted a school-record 57-yard field goal. Despite that, head football coach Aaron Emeyabbi said he wants t…

ANNA — For the third straight week, the North Lamar Panthers opened up the scoring. This time, it was in their district opener against the Anna Coyotes. Although Anna won the game 28–11, it’s the opening score that will be talked about for a while. At the 4:38 mark of the first quarter, juni…

The North Lamar Panthers have come out of the gates 0-4 through the non-district slate, but have played against difficult competition. Ultimately, the record is meaningless and the team knows that. With the games that affect playoff positioning now here, the Panthers know it’s money time.

North Lamar senior volleyball player J.J. Johnson has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

TEXARKANA — The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team rebounded from a tough home loss to North Lamar.

JEFFERSON — Even though the Panthers were on the wrong end of a 35–7 score, North Lamar’s defense once again showed out against their opponent. This time, it was another top-ten opponent in 3A as North Lamar traveled to Jefferson.

Last week, the North Lamar Panthers football team took another step in the right direction. Despite falling at home to Crandall, North Lamar (0-3) played the Pirates well into the fourth quarter highlighted by more strong defensive play.

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.

For the second week in a row, the North Lamar Panthers’ defense played outstanding football. If you only went off the score, you would never know this. Crandall walked away with a 27-6 victory, but the game was a lot closer than this indicates.

The North Lamar Panthers football team opened the 2019 season implementing a brand new slot-T offense and has played against tough competition thus far. The team knows when the games are the most important, which is where it is working towards to play its best football.

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.

North Lamar junior football player Andy Kirk has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

For the second game in a row, the North Lamar offense didn’t get rolling until the second half. And for the second week, when it got rolling it was fun to watch. The story of the night, however, is how well the defense played.

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.

POTTSBORO — It took awhile for the offense to get going for North Lamar on Friday night as it fell to Pottsboro 38-8. Going into the game, nobody knew what to expect with the Panthers switching to a new offensive scheme.

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 North Lamar Pantherettes volleyball team continues to win games, this time sweeping Mount Pleasant at home Tuesday night.

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.

On first-year head coach Ashley Green’s birthday Tuesday night, her team rewarded her with a dominant win.

Recent North Lamar High School graduate and former softball star McKayla Figueroa, left, signed to play college softball at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens. Pictured with Figueroa is TVCC head softball coach James Rodriguez. Figueroa was a four-year varsity player for the North La…

It takes guts, determination and passion to achieve your goals. This year’s All-RRV Hitter of the Year, Ashlyn Reavis, possesses all of these traits in her quest to greatness on the softball diamond.

People often talk of the strength of human connection. For the North Lamar Pantherettes softball team, the bonds created were everything, and that is exactly the fuel this year’s All-RRV Pitcher of the Year Jaycie Hall needed to thrive.