The Paris Wildcats had their opportunities Friday night against Liberty-Eylau but were unable to capitalize at the right time. And, because of this, the Leopards walked away with a 6–1 win.

This is a fun time of the year for those of us that enjoy hunting and fishing. Early spring is said to be the time when 90% of the fish are in ten percent of the water. I believe that to be a pretty true statement.That’s not to say you can’t find crappie staging around brush in 10 to 12 feet or water, or egg laden white bass chasing schools of shad in water 25 feet deep. Spawning fish move into and out of shallow water with the passing of each spring cold front. But the majority of fish species are moving to the shallows to procreate.

Lady Dragon Abigail Padilla sildes into home to score a run Monday in a softball game in Paris. Paris Junior College took a doubleheader from Western Texas College of Snyder, in nonconference play. The Lady Dragons won game one 24-1 and game two 3-1. PJC will be back in conference play when …

The North Lamar boys golf team and the Paris girls golf teams each placed first in the North Lamar Invitational on Monday. The North Lamar boys’ team score was 334 beating second place Pittsburg by eight strokes. The North Lamar team members are, from left to right, Aiden Petkus, Aaron McCle…

After a disappointing performance in their district openers, North Lamar and Paris played game two on the North Lamar softball field. Thanks to some good offense and some great pitching, North Lamar walked away with a 10-0 win in six innings.

For the second straight year, a Clarksville High School basketball team traveled to the UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament in San Antonio to be honored. After the 1995 squad made their trip in 2022, the 1998 team took center court on March 11, during halftime of the class 4-A, 7 p.m. title game. 

It was not the game North Lamar wanted on Friday night, but its the game they got. With both Liberty Eylau and North Lamar 1–0 in district play, both teams looked to get the early advantage at POS Long Field. At the end of the night, it was the visiting Leopards walking away with a 13-4 win.

Sometimes when I am sitting out in the woods hunting deer or hogs or fishing a backwoods creek for catfish or white bass, my mind backtracks through the years to sights I’ve seen in the outdoors, not necessarily events but sights that were so amazing that they are permanently ingrained in my mind.

Tinsley Allan of the North Lamar High School FFA chapter has been named Lamar County Junior Livestock Show queen with Aubree Phillips of Lone Star 4-H and Prairiland FFA as runner- up. The queen was also named Miss Congeniality in competition last week at the Lamar County Fairgrounds.

North Lamar sophomore Berkley Smith takes the ball by a Sulphur Springs player Tuesday night in a soccer match at North Lamar High School as senior Jayci Coward stands by. The Wildcats won 10-1.