The Red River Valley was blessed with some truly jaw-dropping softball in 2021, with a number of players making an indelible impact in the area. However, two athletes dominated the sport locally like no one else — North Lamar Pantherette Jaycie Hall and Cooper Dogette Presley Limbaugh. Wheth…

In 2021, the North Lamar Pantherettes were one of the best offensive teams in not just the Red River Valley, but the entire state. From the top of the lineup to the bottom were players who could hit the ball at a high level. And among all of them, Karsyn Iltis stood out as the most potent.

If you were to go to any Chisum Lady Mustangs sporting event in the 2020-21 school year — be it basketball, volleyball or softball — you would have seen sophomore Peyton Holland giving the opponents fits. As well-rounded an athlete as they come, she excelled in seemingly every sport she trie…

The Prairiland Lady Patriots’ season was not without obstacles in 2021, as injuries, one of the toughest districts around and other issues tested the team. They withstood each challenge, though, and capped a marvellous season off with a magical run in the playoffs. At the helm through it all…

For the last four years, Hiyadeja Moore has been a part of the Paris Ladycats basketball coaching staff. Starting in the coming season, she’ll officially take the reins as head coach.

Between travel to tournaments, equipment and other expenditures, costs can mount quickly for a team. To help allay some of those expenses, the Paris Ladycats basketball team will be hosting a fundraiser golf tournament at Pine Ridge Golf Course.

The Paris Junior College women’s and men’s soccer will host tryouts at Noyes Stadium on June 12. The women’s tryout will be at 10:30 a.m., with the men’s tryout to follow at 1:30 p.m.

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As the main law enforcement presence at Texas State Parks, Park Police officers protect the state’s natural and cultural resources through community-oriented policing and emergency response.

The skies were cloudy and the waters choppy over the weekend, but that didn’t stop nearly 100 boaters from filling Lake Crook for what has become one of the largest annual events in Paris — the Southern Drag Boat Association Grand Prix.

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In 2021, the Wichita State University softball team had what was perhaps the best season in program history, making its second appearance ever in the NCAA Regional Final and compiling a record of 41-13-1. And in the middle of all that success was Paris native and former North Lamar Pantheret…

For the last four years, Paris Wildcat Kellen Gibson has been an integral part of the Wildcats soccer team. Now, he’s going to continue his athletic career after committing to Texas A&M-San Antonio.

For the better part of a decade, Jamie Allen has been a part of the North Lamar athletic department, wearing many hats for the school over the years. Now, he’ll take on perhaps his biggest role yet for the Panthers, as he was recently named the next head coach of the North Lamar boys basketb…

The Paris 7-on-7 football team recently punched its ticket to the state tournament in College Station later this month. However, they’re looking to raise funds to help make the trip. People can donate to a GoFundMe to help at

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The regional finals games between the Rivercrest Rebels and Garrison Bulldogs were as close as they come. Unfortunately for the Rebels, though, both ended up falling in favor of Garrison, and the Rebels fell 5-4 and 2-0.

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For about as long as he can remember, North Lamar Panther Matthew Scott has been playing baseball. Now, following a stellar high school career, he’s made sure that he’ll continue playing, after committing to play collegiately for Cameron University.

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Paris High School senior Tate Lewis shone both on the golf course and in the classroom, and has been recognized for his accomplishments by the Northern Texas PGA foundation as one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious Jerry J. Ransom Scholarship for $5,000.