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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The Rivercrest volleyball team lost a heartbreaker on Tuesday, falling to Avery in five extremely close sets 25-21, 16-25, 25-22, 23-25, 13-15.

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The Rivercrest Lady Rebel volleyball team fell to Sulphur Bluff on Friday in three straight sets. The loss was closer than the 3-0 set count would have one think, though, as each set was tightly contested, 25-16, 26-24, 25-21.

As with most young and inexperienced teams, the Rivercrest Rebels seemed to take two steps forward and one step back. Coming off their first victory over rival Detroit last week, the Rebels were hoping to keep their momentum going and add another W to the win column. Moments of brilliance we…

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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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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 Rivercrest Lady Rebels entered the Mount Vernon volleyball tournament on something of a back foot this weekend, having struggled in their most recent games leading up to it. At the tournament, though, they were able to put things together in a big way, playing extremely well and taking h…

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It’s called a rebuilding year. The Rivercrest Rebels graduated nine starting seniors in 2020 who had enjoyed years of playoff appearances and all-state accolades. The 2021 Rebels can only be described as young but full of potential. With a new head coach, Ty Huie, and a slew of underclassmen…

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Things started off about as poorly as they could for the Rivercrest volleyball team on Friday against Cumby, but to the Lady Rebels’ credit, they never threw in the towel, improving in each set in a 2-25, 18-25, 22-25 loss.

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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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The Rivercrest Lady Rebels volleyball team won in heart-stopping fashion on Tuesday, going the distance with Miller Grove and coming out victorious 13-25, 25-17, 25-16, 19-25, 16-14.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebel volleyball team took the first two sets against Queen City on Friday, but were unable to hold on for the win, dropping the next three and the game 25-17, 25-19, 22-25, 18-25, 7-15.

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The Rivercrest Lady Rebels were competitive in their Tuesday game against DeKalb, but ultimately fell in three close sets, 20-25, 20-25, 27-29.

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Volleyball teams from all across East Texas came to Paris this weekend to take part in the Chisum Tournament, but when all was said and done it was the the two teams from Lamar County — the Prairiland Lady Patriots and Chisum Lady Mustangs — who took the top two spots at the event.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels came up short in their game against the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers on Friday, falling 17-25, 21-25, 17-25. Despite the loss, there was plenty for the team and head coach Katelyn James to be happy about.

The Rivercrest Lady Rebels volleyball team faltered in the first game of the season, losing to Chapel Hill in four sets, 25-16, 23-25, 17-25, 25-27.

The Rivercrest Rebels had a historic season this year, blazing through the regular season before making it further in the playoffs than any team in program history had gone before. Though the Rebels were dangerous from the top of their lineup to the bottom, a pair of seniors — Will Grider an…

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Heading into the 2021 baseball season, Rivercrest head coach Rick Connot already knew it would be his last with the team. His son, Lance Connot, had been hired as the athletic director for Brownsboro ISD, and at the end of the school year, he’d be heading south to join his son.

For the last several years, Laytner Kennedy has served the Rivercrest Rebels as an assistant coach on the baseball team. Now, he’s taking the reins as head coach.