Utilizing an efficient offense and a suffocating defense, the Cooper Bulldogs turned in a complete performance Friday against the Rivercrest Rebels, and they downed their intra-Red River Valley opponent 50-8.

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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.

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The Cooper Bulldogs took to the road Friday for their first district showdown of the year. Given how they played, though, it was clear they felt right at home in Alba against the Alba-Golden Panthers.

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Entering Friday’s game against Celeste, the 2021 Cooper Bulldogs had yet to experience a true nail-biter — a game that truly came down to the final seconds. That changed against the Blue Devils. The Bulldogs, still unbeaten on the season, won a heart-stopping back-and-forth battle 26-24, a p…

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.

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Things started about as well as they could for the Cooper Bulldogs on Friday night against the Whitewright Tigers. Then, they only got better from there as they ran away with a 42-14 win.

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The Cooper Bulldogs were firing on all cylinders Friday night against the Detroit Eagles, as they dispatched their intra-Red River Valley opponents 40-6 behind a steady offensive attack and some suffocating defense.

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In 2020, only one team got the best of the Cooper Bulldogs in the regular season: the Collinsville Pirates. On Friday, the Bulldogs got a bit of payback, downing Collinsville in dominating fashion with a 47-14 drubbing.

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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. The winner will be announced on Thursday.

The start to the Cooper Bulldogs’ 2021 football season wasn’t a dominating showing, but it was certainly an exciting one, as the team from Delta County won 25-23 in heart-stopping fashion over Grand Saline.

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School is back in session, the weather is starting to cool and days are getting shorter. Fall is right around the corner, and that can only mean one thing — high school football is officially upon us.

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Several Red River Valley baseball players made an impact on the diamond in 2021, and they were recognized for their efforts with spots on the All-District teams.

Leadership is often something that comes with age and experience, and so in watching the Cooper Bulldogs play in 2021, someone might be excused for thinking Canon Ingram is years older than he is. Because despite being one of the most reliable players on the team, and blossoming into one of …

The Red River Valley was blessed with some truly jaw-dropping softball in 2021, with a number of players making an indelible impact in the area. However, two athletes dominated the sport locally like no one else — North Lamar Pantherette Jaycie Hall and Cooper Dogette Presley Limbaugh. Wheth…

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For about as long as he can remember, North Lamar Panther Matthew Scott has been playing baseball. Now, following a stellar high school career, he’s made sure that he’ll continue playing, after committing to play collegiately for Cameron University.

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A pair of Red River Valley schools — the Paris Wildcats and the Cooper Bulldogs — competed at the state tournament against the very best competition in Texas. And both teams made their schools proud, as the Wildcats finished fifth and the Bulldogs placed seventh.

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Ryan Thornton 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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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.

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The Cooper Dogettes softball team had about as dominating a run through district play as you’ll ever see this past year, going undefeated while posting a staggering number of runs. As such, it is no surprise that the team was well-represented among the All-District honorees, which were recen…

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Heading into their area round matchup, the Cooper Bulldogs baseball team knew downing Windhorst would be a difficult task. And though they fell short, they didn’t go down without putting up quite the battle in a pair of 12-4 and 12-5 losses.