The game was a hard-fought battle on Friday night at Eagles Stadium in Detroit, and with about five and a half minutes left in regulation on homecoming night, the Clarksville Tigers and their rival Detroit Eagles were all tied up.

Athletes throughout the Red River Valley took part in their respective districts’ cross country meet, and several runner from the various area schools shone, earning spots at the upcoming regional tournament later in the month.

It was a quick affair on Friday evening, as the Detroit Lady Eagles volleyball team dispatched the Bowie Lady Pirates in three straight sets, winning 25-18, 25-15, 25-11.

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It was a matchup of two Red River County rivals on Tuesday, as the Detroit Lady Eagles volleyball team downed the Rivercrest Lady Rebels in three sets, winning 25-23, 25-12, 25-19.

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It was a tale of two halves for the Detroit Eagles on Friday against Maud, and though their comeback attempt fell short as they ran out of time, the football team was able to head home with a better taste in their mouths after flipping the script following a rough first half.

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On Friday, the Detroit Lady Eagles made the trip to Maud to mark the mid-way of their volleyball season, and they came away with a dominating straight-sets victory over the Lady Cardinals.

Playing in a rare Thursday night game on a neutral field, the Detroit Eagles came up short against a speedy Shelbyville Dragons team in the final tune-up before district play kicks off, falling 40-12. Despite the loss, the Eagles played better than the score might lead one to assume.

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The Detroit Lady Eagles lost their first district contest of the year Tuesday, falling to Sulphur Bluff in straight sets.

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Heading into Tuesday’s game between the Detroit Lady Eagles and Bowie, the two teams were tied with undefeated district records. Now, the Lady Eagles hold sole possession of first place after downing Bowie 25-19, 13-25, 25-21, 25-17.

Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, the Detroit Lady Eagles made a statement in their third district win of the young season. And this time, it was even sweeter, as it came against the rival Rivercrest Lady Rebels. The Lady Eagles started and finished strong en route to a 25-7, 25-16, …

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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.

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The Detroit Eagles have called off their Week 4 football game against Leonard after a spate of illness on the team has left faculty concerned.

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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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DETROIT — Each Friday night, Detroit faithful will see the Eagles cheerleaders getting fans pumped up along the sidelines of football games. And this year, that cheerleading squad is headed up by a new coach: Wendy Beard.

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The Detroit Lady Eagles got out to a hot start against Dodd City on Tuesday, and used that momentum to solidly beat their opponents in four sets, winning 25-11, 25-8, 19-25, 25-15.

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It didn’t take long on Friday night for the Rivercrest Rebels to make resounding statements offensively and defensively. After that, they never looked back against their in-county foe, running away with a dominating 38-6 win over the Detroit Eagles.

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The Detroit Lady Eagles faced off against Trinity Christian Academy’s volleyball team for the second time in this preseason on Tuesday. However, the most recent meeting was not quite as dramatic as the first, with Detroit winning 25-19, 26-24, 23-25, 25-16.

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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.

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Detroit head football coach Cayle Beard made sure his first game leading the Eagles was a memorable one, as the team kicked off their 2021 campaign with a strong outing, defeating Trenton 28-14.