It was a bit of a slow start for the Prairiland Patriots on Friday against Clarksville, but the Patriots were quickly able to turn things around in a big way, en route to a commanding 51-21 victory.

The Cooper Bulldogs began district play with a bang on Friday, as the team earned a convincing 32-9 victory over Celeste with strong play on both sides of the ball.

The Paris Wildcats knew they would have their hands full heading into their Friday night game against the ninth-ranked Midlothian Heritage Jaguars. The team rose to the occasion on both sides of the ball, and came away with an impressive 28-14 victory.

With a final score more befitting of a basketball game, the Chisum Mustangs football team defeated the Frankston Indians 75-60 in an impressive display of offensive efficiency by both teams.

The Rivercrest Rebels opened District 6 football with a win Friday night at Como-Pickton.  The Rebels had a rough first half riddled with turn-overs and penalties but roused at halftime and walked away with a 28-12 victory.  

Heading into Friday night’s game against the Leonard Tigers, the Detroit Eagles had had a rough go of things so far in the young 2020-21 season, as they had yet to win a game. Unfortunately for the Eagles, things did not get any better, as they fell 62-20 to Leonard.

A strong service game and an imposing defense, aided by several miscues by the Clarksville Lady Tigers, helped the Rivercrest Lady Rebel volleyball team handle their cross-county rivals in straight sets Friday afternoon, winning 25-10, 25-12, 25-17.

The Prairiland Lady Patriots volleyball team continued its blistering start to district play, downing Rains in five tightly contested sets on Friday, ultimately winning 23-25, 25-17, 25-15, 19-25, 15-10.

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Honey Grove Warrior Andrew Campbell has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

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Last year, the Paris Ladycats volleyball team’s season came to an abrupt end at the hands of the Van Lady Vandals in the area round of the playoffs. On Tuesday, the Ladycats were able to get some payback, downing the Lady Vandals in four sets, 24-26, 25-14, 25-21, 25-19.

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It was a showdown between cross-county rivals when the Rivercrest Lady Rebels volleyball team took on the Detroit Lady Eagles. Ultimately, it was Rivercrest that came away with the victory in four sets, winning 25-21, 25-15, 20-25, 25-18.

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Week 4 of the high school football season is upon us, and several local teams will take to the road this week, including all three of the Lamar County schools playing.

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Though it took some last-minute planning, the Chisum Mustangs will take the field Friday night against the Frankston Inidans after Cumby — Chisum’s previous opponent — withdrew from the game.

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The Prairiland Lady Patriots have started district play in commanding fashion, and continued that trend Tuesday with a straight-set win over Commerce, winning 25-9, 25-14. 25-17.

AUSTIN — Texas is renowned for world class bass fishing and offers some of the best destinations in the country to reel in the catch of a lifetime. However, Texas also provides anglers with excellent opportunities to reel in a sometimes-overlooked species: crappie. The Texas Parks and Wildli…

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These are the four candidates for the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week award, which is based on performance from the past week. Voting is open on theparisnews.com and will remain open until 5 p.m. on Wednesday. The winner will be announced on Thursday.

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The Chisum Mustang football team is on the hunt for a new opponent to square off against come Friday night. The Cumby Trojans — previously slated to face off against Chisum — withdrew from the game.