BOGATA — It finally felt like football weather at The Swamp Friday night as the Rivercrest Rebels hosted a much-anticipated game against the Big Sandy Wildcats. Both teams had done their homework leading to a defensive tug-of-war in the first half with neither offense scoring until there wer…

Following a dominant sweep over Clarksville, the Detroit Lady Eagles volleyball team scored another district win, this time over Sulphur Bluff, in five sets by a final score of 25-21, 21-25, 18-25, 25-21 and 15-7.

MAUD — The Rivercrest Rebels prepared all week for a much-improved Maud Cardinals team. Head coach Lance Connot knew Maud had some serious size on their line averaging in at 240 pounds and a 6-foot-6 tight end with size and athleticism.

DETROIT — The district tilt between the Detroit Lady Eagles and Rivercrest Lady Rebels started off with an exciting first set, which set the stage for a quality match. The teams battled it out to a fifth set, and the home team Lady Eagles got past Rivercrest at home by a final score of 25-27…

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.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels fell at home to Sulphur Bluff  in the second district matchup of the regular season in four sets by a final score of 23-25, 21-25, 25-21 and 20-25.

BOGATA — Friday the 13th brought a full moon and Rivercrest Homecoming. The Rebel Nation packed The Swamp with peewee cheerleaders, queens in evening gowns and alumni from 1966-2019. The Fightin’ Rebel Band looked sharp in their new uniforms as they played the Alma Mater and National Anthem.…

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.

BOGATA — Rivercrest hosted Cooper on Friday night at The Swamp for The Battle of the Sulphur River Bottom. In a game that was predicted “too close to call” by several local news entities, this game lived up to its hype for the first three quarters. A big fourth quarter push and a turnover se…

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.

Texas high school football opened under a beautiful sunset at Mustang Stadium Friday night as two Red River Valley rivals took the field. It was Senior Night for Chisum and they honored a host of football players, cheerleaders, and band members who have dedicated four years of their lives to…

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.

The Rivercrest Rebels baseball team definitely had a season to remember, largely in part thanks to the guidance of this year’s All-RRV Coach of the Year, Rick Connot. 

Rivercrest senior softball player Marta Ward has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels cruised in their bi-district game against Linden-Kildare, winning by a final score of 14-4 in 6 innings.

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…

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels softball team continued its dominant march through district play, defeating North Hopkins on the road by a final score of 12-4 on Tuesday night.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels softball team scored big wins over state-ranked Honey Grove in the Detroit Tournament and Sulphur Bluff in its district home opener.

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…

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.

MT. VERNON — The Rivercrest Rebels played their last game of the season Tuesday night as they suffered a bi-district defeat 104-60 to the No. 4-ranked Big Sandy Wildcats. The Rebels knew coming in they would have their hands full with the Wildcats’ guard, Josiah Johnson, who holds the Big Sa…

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.

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Rivercrest Lady Rebels traveled to Mt. Pleasant High School to face the Harleton Lady 'Cats in the 15-2A bi-district round.

SIMMS — The Rivercrest Rebels traveled to James Bowie to deliver a 63-27 victory in their last regular season game. James Bowie cancelled the JV contest, so the Rebs moved up several players for the night. All 13 Rebels got lots of good playing time as they spread the points around and share…