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As a student at Paris High School, Justin Frazier was a standout on the soccer team. Then, after completing his higher education, he joined his alma mater’s soccer staff as an assistant coach to the program. Now, he takes charge of the Wildcats’ as their latest head coach, following the depa…

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Recent Paris graduate Garrius Savage was one of the most talented basketball stars in the Red River Valley in his last two seasons as a Wildcat. Now, he will continue his basketball career for Kansas Wesleyan University at the collegiate level.

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Rivercrest High School will host its summer softball skills camp in July, and will feature instruction from members of the Iowa State University softball program.

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Recent Prairiland graduate and baseball standout Caleb Jameson shined Saturday in the Texas Coaches Association’s All-Star Game.

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Prairiland softball players McKenna Guest and Kyndal Yaross were honored for their stellar 2022 season, each being named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-State team.

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Across the Red River Valley in 2022 were several excellent teams led by similarly excellent players. Even amongst the cream of the area’s crop, though, two players stood out above the rest: Prairiland Lady Patriot McKenna Guest and Chisum Lady Mustang Peyton Holland.

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In the simplest of terms, the goal in softball is to get hits, get on base and score runs. And in 2022, there was nobody in the Red River Valley more adept at doing those things than senior Cooper Dogette Presley Limbaugh, who hit the ball at a simply stratospheric level this past season.

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In softball, a true bona fide ace — someone who can shoulder the brunt of pitching duties and do so with extreme and consistent dominance — is rare. And in 2022, Cooper sophomore Chani Sonntag was that and more.

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Making the leap to varsity athletics is never easy, and it’s common for players to struggle acclimating in the early parts of their high school athletic careers. Sometimes, though, a player proves themselves immediately as an elite impact player. And in 2022, no newcomer proved themselves mo…

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For the past several years, the Chisum Lady Mustangs have been a softball team on the precipice, finishing just one spot outside the postseason in each of the last four years. This year, they not only got over that hurdle — they absolutely soared over it, beating some personal demons along t…

A handful of local Paris Optimist Club baseball teams took part in their respective district tournaments this past weekend, and each did well, with the 6U, 7U and 8U teams finishing third, first and second respectively.

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North Lamar senior softball player Sloane Hill traveled to Texarkana Wednesday to join some of the best high school softball players in the state of Texas in the Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s interstate All-Star Showdown against a team of some of the best high schoolers in Arkansas. And …

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The Prairiland Lady Patriots had a stellar softball season that saw them emerge as one of the best 3A teams in the state, and they now find themselves well-represented in the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star Game, which will be played July 12 in Arlington.

Growing up, Mylee Nottingham always had a love for basketball. And though her high school athletic career with North Lamar is now over, she doesn’t have to say goodbye to the game she loves any time soon, as she recently committed to play collegiately for Austin College in Sherman.

School might be out, and local athletes won’t be taking part in track and field events for their teams for another eight months, but throughout the Red River Valley, area runners are able to stay active thanks to the Paris Track Club.

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Softball is a huge part of local sports and what better way to spend the summer than to watch the Girls Softball League of Paris play slowpitch softball?

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Paris Junior College will offer a men’s basketball camp, June 13-16, for boys who were in first through eighth grade this past school year. The camp runs daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Hunt Center.