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It was a good weekend for the Paris High School powerlifting team, as the Wildcats and Ladycats shone at an area competition, as the boys came away in first place, while the Ladycats grabbed the second place trophy at the event.

Coming off an exciting win over North Lamar on Tuesday, the Paris Ladycats were able to keep their strong momentum going Friday night with an impressive 50-33 win over the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks.

The Paris Ladycats finished Friday’s soccer match against Sulphur Springs in a 1-1 stalemate. The game was played as part of the preseason Terrell Tournament.

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To say the Paris Wildcats soccer team has enjoyed success in recent years would be a gross understatement. The team has won seven straight district titles, and in the last few years can count its losses on a single hand. This year, the team aims to not just continue laying waste to its distr…

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In sports, it’s important to always be adapting, and the Paris Ladycats soccer team — which already had a great deal of success in 2020 — has made some adaptations they hope will yield big results in the coming season.

Think about all the hallmarks of great sports rivalries: wild comebacks, nailbiter finishes, great individual performances, emotions that run high and more. Tuesday’s girls basketball game between Paris and North Lamar — arguably the biggest rivalry in the Red River Valley — had all of that …

For the second game in a row, Paris Wildcat Jaelyn Lee went off. And for the second game in a row, he chose the second quarter to do so. Against Liberty-Eylau on Friday, Lee scored 17 of his 30 points in the second quarter. On Tuesday night, the junior scored 15 of his 26 points in the secon…

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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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Eight teams entered this weekend’s Midlothian Heritage Soccer Tournament. When all was said and done, the Paris Wildcats were the last team standing, having blitzed their way through the tournament in dominating fashion.

The Paris Wildcats didn’t get off to a fast start against Liberty-Eylau on Friday night, but they ended fast in head coach Billy Mack Steed’s first game back on the sideline after being out for several weeks while fighting Covid-19.

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Five seconds was all it took Tuesday night for the Paris Wildcats to score the opening basket against the Pittsburg Pirates. They never looked back as they led wire-to-wire in a 93–25 victory.

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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.

After defeating Pleasant Grove by 15 points on the road to open district play, the Paris Ladycats welcomed Gilmer to Wildcat Gym on Friday night. Paris kept things close early, but in the end the Lady Buckeyes were too much as they walked out with a 74–47 victory.

Sometimes, there’s more to sports than simply winning. Tuesday evening was one of those times for the Paris Ladycats basketball team, as their game against Pleasant Grove was the team’s first time on the court since the passing of former head coach Jeff Chapman, who recently passed away afte…

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2020 will be remembered as the year Covid-19 wreaked havoc on local sports... but it will be remembered for other reasons, too. It will also be remembered as the year the Paris Wildcats made a pair of regional finals, first in basketball and then later in football.

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For the last few years, the Paris Ladycats volleyball team has been anchored in the middle by the incredibly consistent Hannah Gibbons. Now, the Paris senior will be continuing her athletic career at the next level after signing to play for the University of Dallas.