From a young age, North Lamar Pantherette Ashlyn Reavis knew she wanted to play softball at the collegiate level. Now, after years of hard work, dedication and determination, she’s ready to do just that at Nicholls State University.

Though 2020 was a challenging year for high school athletes — particularly those of spring sports — that didn’t stop North Lamar High School from celebrating the many accomplishments its athletes enjoyed this past year.

On March 12, the North Lamar Panthers played two games in Frisco at a tournament. That was the last time the team would be together to play a game this season. The Panthers played 12 games out of a 30 game schedule and were 8-4 in those 12 games.

The soccer season might have been cut short by the coronavirus, but not before several North Lamar Pantherettes and Paris Ladycats were able to make a definite impact on the league, as the two teams dominate the All-District honors.

It didn't take long for the North Lamar softball team to climb the state and national rankings as they started the season 17-1. Just as they were about to test their mettle in district play though, the season was put on hold.

In just her first year on varsity, Mylee Nottingham excelled for North Lamar. The Pantherette averaged 11.75 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game and 1.2 steals per game. Because of her play, she's been named All-Area Newcomer of the Year.

After the first inning last night, fans watching the North Lamar vs. Caddo Mills baseball game probably thought they were going to be in for a high scoring game.

Cody Ausmus was dominant on the pitcher’s mound for the North Lamar Panthers on Friday, tossing a complete game shutout against the Leonard Tigers, en route to a 3-0 victory.

Coming into Monday’s game with Celina, the North Lamar Pantherettes had played 12 softball games, winning 11 of them. All 12 of those games were away from the campus of North Lamar. Against Celina in front of a packed home crowd, the Pantherettes put on a hitting clinic en route to a 14–3 victory.

It was a pitching duel for the North Lamar baseball team on Monday night, but unfortunately for the Panthers, it was the Sulphur Springs Wildcats who came away with the hard-fought 3-1 win.

Trent Smith was dominant on the pitcher’s mound Thursday, as he threw a no-hitter to lead the North Lamar Panthers baseball team to a 5-0 victory over the Winnsboro Raiders.

North Lamar junior soccer player Ashley Trenchard has been selected in a public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.