In both games of their doubleheader against Alto on Thursday, the Rivercrest Rebels baseball team trailed late. In each, though, they were able to find some late-game heroics and emerge victorious 4-1 and 5-4, moving on to the team’s first regional finals appearance in the process.

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Rivercrest senior Bradyn English made an impression this year, not just with his strong play on the basketball court, but also with his stellar sportsmanship demonstrated off it. Coaches throughout the state took notice, and English was recently selected as the 2021 recipient of the prestigi…

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District honors for local softball athletes continued to roll in for Red River Valley athletes this week. The most recent to be announced was District 17-2A, home of the Red River County teams, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels and the Detroit Lady Eagles.

Rain was lightly falling as Rivercrest took on the Maud Cardinals in the second game of their regional quarterfinal series on Thursday. The weather didn’t dampen their chances of winning, though, as the Rebels coasted to a dominating 14-1 win and a berth in the regional semifinals.

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The bats came alive for the Rivercrest baseball team on Wednesday evening, and the Rebels easily handled the Maud Cardinals in the first game of their regional quarterfinal series.

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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.

Stellar defense and timely hitting took center stage for the Rivercrest Rebel baseball team in a pair of games against Beckville, and the Rebels now find themselves as area champions, and the last Red River Valley team remaining in the playoffs, after winning 7-4 and 8-3.

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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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The Rivercrest Rebels’ impressive season will continue into the second round of the playoffs, as the top seed coasted to a pair of wins, downing North Hopkins 20-0 and 12-3.

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After winning the first game of the playoffs in dramatic fashion against top-seeded McLeod, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels were unable to take one of the next two, ultimately falling in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

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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 Rivercrest Lady Rebels softball team opened its playoffs with a dramatic win over top-seeded McLeod, before falling in the second game of the series, forcing a decisive game three.

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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.

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It doesn’t get much more dramatic than Monday’s game between the Detroit Lady Eagles and Rivercrest Lady Rebels, a game where defense took center stage and the Lady Eagles won 3-2 on a walk-off.

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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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Across the board, the Rivercrest Rebels have had a phenomenal year in the athletics department, with a basketball team that went four rounds deep into the playoffs, a football team that won a bi-district championship and a track and field team that just last week placed first in the area rou…

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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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The track and field competition continued this week for teams throughout the Red RIver Valley, as a number of athletes shined in the area round of play. The Rivercrest Rebels boys track team was crowned area champions, but they’re far from the only athletes to make their mark.

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The rivalry showdown between the Rivercrest Lady Rebels and Detroit Lady Eagles was neck-and-neck for the majority of the game when the two teams squared off on Tuesday, but a late surge in the final inning gave the Lady Rebels a 10-2 victory.