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.

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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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Though both games the Cooper Bulldogs played against Era on Saturday look like blowouts, the second was a neck-and-neck battle until the very last inning. At the end of the day, though, the result was two big wins for Cooper, securing a bi-district championship for the Bulldogs.

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The Cooper Dogettes enjoyed an incredibly dominant season, but it came to an end this weekend in the area round of the playoffs, as the team fell to Crawford in a pair of games, 14-3 and 5-1.

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Karson McKnight of Honey Grove 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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Displaying dominance at the plate and on the basepaths, the Cooper Bulldogs cruised to a dominating 15-0 senior night win over Campbell on Monday.

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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.

It didn’t take long for the Cooper Dogettes to jump out on the Honey Grove Lady Warriors on Thursday and they never looked back, utilizing a balanced offensive attack and some stellar pitching to claim the bi-district crown with a 13-0 win.

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The regular season wrapped up earlier this week for softball teams across the Red River Valley, and after a tremendous season, quite a few have punched their tickets for postseason play, which kicks off today.

Caylee Conley 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 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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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 Cooper Bulldogs baseball team won in extremely dramatic fashion Monday, downing Celeste 11-10 with an eighth-inning score.