The Paris Lady Wildcats basketball team hosted the Prairiland Lady Patriots in a high-quality non district matchup. The game was close throughout with neither team holding more than an eight-point lead, and the teams needed four extra minutes to decide the winner.

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

Prairiland senior basketball player Madison Clark has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

After surrendering the first three points of the game to North Lamar, the Prairiland Lady Pats took over the game en route to a 43-38 win Tuesday night at North Lamar. Trailing 3-0 early in the first quarter, the Lady Pats scored eight in a row to take over the game. Prairiland never looked back.

The old sports cliche, “defense wins championships,” still rings true today. This year’s All-RRV Defensive Player of the Year helped her team earn a district championship with her constant hustle and energy, and largely on the defensive side of the court.

Prairiland senior volleyball player Brook Tuck has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

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.

Prairiland senior volleyball player Madison Clark has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

WHITEWRIGHT — The Prairiland Patriots fell in their final game of the season, losing at Whitewright by a final score of 34-14. With the win, Whitewright clinched the district’s final playoff spot over Prairiland, Cooper and Chisum.

MOUNT PLEASANT — Fresh off their district championship from the regular season, the Prairiland Lady Patriots started their newest mission on the volleyball court. Prairiland opened its postseason run Monday night at Mount Pleasant High School.

Prairiland sophomore football player Landry Morrison has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

MT. VERNON — The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team was on a mission to accomplish one of its biggest goals before the season, and it had the chance to do so Friday afternoon at Mt. Vernon.

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.

Prairiland senior volleyball player Audrey Gray has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

Prairiland senior football player Connor Sessums has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

PATTONVILLE — The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team won its third district match in a row, this time defeating Mt. Vernon at home in straight sets. Prairiland won in convincing fashion by a final score of 25-19, 25-14 and 25-14.

Prairiland senior volleyball player Baylor Sessums has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

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.

COMMERCE — The Prairiland Lady Patriots opened up district play on the road Friday afternoon. Prairiland took on its fellow state-ranked rival, the Commerce Lady Tigers. Prairiland took the first two sets in impressive fashion, but fell in the next three losing the match in five sets by a fi…

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

PATTONVILLE — The No. 18-ranked Rivercrest Rebels football team entered Patriot Stadium on their school bus with a police escort, getting amped for a matchup against the Prairiland Patriots, hungry to get back into the win column.

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.

Prairiland senior football player Cade Gordon has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team had a close battle in a couple of its sets at Caddo Mills, but ultimately earned the victory in straight sets by a final score of 25-21, 25-9 and 26-24.

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.

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

PATTONVILLE — During the North Hopkins Tournament earlier this season, the Prairiland Lady Patriots felt the sting after the top-ranked Farmersville Lady Farmers of Class 4A dealt them their first loss of the season in a sweep. However, Prairiland knew it had a couple more cracks at the Lady…