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One week after forfeiting to county rival Detroit after Clarksville ISD shut down amid a Covid-19 outbreak, the Clarksville Blue Tigers (0-3) took to the field at Cumby High School with hopes of notching their first district win. Those hopes were dashed as the Trojans (2-1) brought fast-temp…

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Across the state of Texas, school districts have been working to protect students, faculty and their families during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As such, high school athletics have been in turmoil throughout the year — something the Clarksville Blue Tigers are now experiencing firsthand.

SIMMS — Nagging injuries, an early fumble and mounting frustrations worked against the Clarksville Blue Tigers in their initial conference outing against the James Bowie High Pirates on Friday.

Week 5 of the high school football season is upon us, and for three of the four Lamar County teams — the Paris Wildcats, the Chisum Mustangs and the Prairiland Patriots — that means district play has officially begun.

Jaqualin Dennis has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

These are the five 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.

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.

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.

TOM BEAN — Persistence, and penalties, paid off for the Tom Bean Tomcats (1-2) as they hosted the Clarksville Blue Tigers (2-1) for Friday’s homecoming game. Although the Tigers struck first, fast and hard, the Tomcats capitalized on a few big mistakes to consistently put 6 on the board in t…

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Johnathan Olguin 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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The Clarksville Blue Tigers cleaned up their gameplay for Friday’s match against the Linden-Kildare Tigers, and that might have made all the difference in the Blue Tigers 9-8 victory, their second win for the season.

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The University Interscholastic League has announced modifications to its 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated Covid-19 risk mitigation guidelines, set to take effect Aug. 1.

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For 41 years, Clarksville Blue Tigers head basketball coach Willie Coulter has helped shape the lives of young boys and girls throughout Texas. Now, after a successful career that saw him win over 600 total games, he’s  decided to retire.

To many, the Clarksville Blue Tigers have a reputation as being a “basketball school.” However, that’s a perception that Jarrick Farmer — the school’s next athletic director and head football coach — is looking to change.

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For roughly 30 years, Bruce Williams has covered sports in the Red River Valley, most often for his alma mater Clarksville Tigers. But the end of the Tigers’ basketball season marked the end of an era, as Williams decided that this year would be his last covering local athletics.

Jalen Scott was the leading scorer for the Clarksville Blue Tigers this year. He averaged 16 points per game while shooting a 55% field goal percentage and a sizzling 38% from downtown. His performance has earned him the title of All-Area Offensive Player of the Year.