The Cooper Bulldogs are bringing the same determination and drive into Friday night’s matchup with the Timpson Bears that has carried them to a 13-0 record thus far in the season.

The North Lamar Pantherettes stepped on to the court Tuesday night against another opponent from district 13–5A. Having already beaten Greenville and Sherman twice, the Pantherettes took their aims at Denison, a team that put up 93 points against Caddo Mills a week earlier.

Finding the perfect gift for the outdoors person on your shopping list can be a challenge. Through the years, family and friends have given me items that they thought I could use while hunting and fishing but the truth is, most outdoor types are very picky about the gear we use. We know what works and what doesn’t for our specific needs.

The two-day 2nd Annual Clarksville Tigers Thanksgiving Classic on Friday and Saturday in the Clarksville Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym was a successful event, organizers said. The event featured eight teams and seven games over two day. Action on Saturday concluded with the Idabel junior varisty along with Prairiland, Jacksonville and Longview all claiming wins.

Cooper didn’t throw any passes Friday night in Rose Stadium, but gave Joaquin more ground action than it could handle as Cooper bulldozed its way into the UIL Texas State Champion 2A quarterfinals with a 33-11 win over the Rams on Friday in Tyler.

CLARKSVILLE, TEXAS — The opening day of the 2nd Annual Clarksville Tigers Basketball  Thanksgiving Classic saw three ballgames with two area teams claiming wins Friday.

 Down 69-67 after the first 25 seconds of overtime, the Lady Dragons of Paris Junior College went on an 8-0 run for a 75-69 lead with only 40 seconds to play and held on for a 78-71 victory over South Plains College’s Lady Texans on Friday.

The winner of this week’s Red River Valley Athlete of the Week is Colin Ingram of Cooper High School in Cooper. The senior quarterback will be back in action in a UIL Texas State Football Championship 2A D1 quarterfinal game against the Timpson Bears on Dec. 2 in Lindale, Texas, with the gam…

Do you remember your first firearm? I’m betting you do. By the age of six or seven, I had run through a couple of BB guns and was a pretty good shot with iron sights, especially on running rats that invaded our chicken houses. But when I reached the ripe old age of eight, my Uncle Jack presented me with a .410 Mossberg bolt action shotgun and my serious hunting for small game and quail began.