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COMMERCE — A number of local athletes from the Red River Valley competed in last week’s regional track meets, with several punching their tickets to the state competition in Austin next week.

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The track and field competition continued this week for teams throughout the Red RIver Valley, as a number of athletes shined in the area round of play. The Rivercrest Rebels boys track team was crowned area champions, but they’re far from the only athletes to make their mark.

Two Detroit Eagles will represent their school at the state powerlifting competition against the best in the state after dominating at the regional meet on Friday.

District 16-2A Region II — home to the Rivercrest Rebels, Clarksville Tigers and Detroit Eagles — and District 14-2A Region II, home of the Honey Grove Warriors, are among two of the latest districts to unveil their end-of-year All-District basketball selections.

When Clarksville Tiger Ardadrian Gray began playing football as a young child, it was akin to love at first sight. Now, he will continue to play the sport he loves at the next level, after recently signing to play for Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.

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On a day when nothing seemed to go right for the Clarksville Lady Tigers, their basketball season came to an abrupt end on Saturday afternoon in Commerce, as head coach LaTisha Hearne’s team fell to the Como-Pickton Lady Eagles 44-20 in bi-district action.

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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.

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For Clarksville Blue Tigers first-year head coach Chris Carter and his team, this basketball season has fallen short of expectations. But on Friday night at James Bowie High School, the team may have signaled what will be coming down the road, as Clarksville avenged a home loss to the Pirate…

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The state-ranked Rivercrest Rebels ended their district schedule in impressive fashion Tuesday, defeating the Clarksville Blue Tigers 81-49, spoiling Clarksville’s senior night in the process.

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Clarksville High School’s Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym is usually a difficult place for district foes to play and find wins. The story was the same on Monday night in a makeup game against the Detroit Lady Eagles, but the outcome wasn’t, as Detroit coach Joey Musgrove’s Detroit squad left Clarksv…

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The Clarksville Blue Tigers took part in a pair of powerlifting competitions last week, and came away with good results at each.

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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.

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Madison Gill scored the first five points of the game and the Clarksville Lady Tigers never trailed in their 39-18 home victory over the James Bowie Lady Pirates in Tuesday night action. With the victory, Coach LaTisha Hearne’s Lady Tigers now own a 6-1 district record, remaining a game behi…

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Fresh off their Saturday win at Detroit, the Clarksville Blue Tigers entered their home game against the James Bowie Pirates with 6’ 6” sophomore Zion Banks sitting out his second straight game after suffering an injury last week at Rivercrest. The Tigers were also without any seniors in the

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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.

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The wait for the first district win is finally over for coach Chris Carter and his Clarksville Blue Tigers, as Clarksville held off the Detroit Eagles 52-42 in a makeup game played Saturday. The Tigers improve to 1-4 in league play, while Detroit coach Da’on Savage’s Eagles are still in sear…

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In a district game played as a make-up contest at Detroit High School on Saturday, it was the Clarksville Lady Tigers who prevailed 49-36 over the Detroit Lady Eagles in a contest that was closer than the final score indicates. With the win, the Lady Tigers continue their hold on second plac…

Every so often, a team will have one of those games where it seems like if they take it, they make it. The Rivercrest Rebels had one such game on Friday, downing Clarksville 96-50 on the back of simply electric offensive execution. In doing so, the Rebels also earned their first win over the…

It was tightly contested from the opening tip-off until the final buzzer on Friday night, but ultimately it was the Clarksville Lady Tigers who prevailed 41-38 against the Rivercrest Lady Rebels and continued their strong start to district play.