It was senior night in Bogata for the Rivercrest Lady Rebels softball team, and fittingly it was a senior who came up with perhaps the most dramatic hit of the season for her team against Yantis.

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The first time the Rivercrest Rebels and McLeod Longhorns faced off, the Rebels won in a thrilling 1-0 nailbiter. There was no such drama in Tuesday’s rematch, with Rivercrest coasting to a 13-3 victory over their district rivals.

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The Rivercrest Lady Rebels softball team had an absolute deluge of offense against Saltillo on Tuesday, racking up a staggering 23 hits en route to a 13-4 win.

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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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For roughly nine years, Justin Milton has served Rivercrest ISD in a plethora of roles both inside and outside the school’s athletic department. Now, he’s taking the next step and will oversee the school’s athletics as the new athletic director.

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Ty Huie was born and raised in the Red River Valley, he got his start in coaching in the Red River Valley and now, after a coaching stint in Oklahoma, he’s returned home to the Red River Valley to take over as the Rivercrest Rebels’ new head football coach.

Simply put, the Rivercrest Rebels were an explosive basketball team in 2020-21. Capable of downing any 2A team in the state of Texas on a given night, they knew how to put the ball in the basket. And leading the charge throughout the season was senior Zachariah Lane.

Truly elite defensive players — players who can be tasked with guarding the other team’s best player, regardless of position — are hard to find. This past year, Rivercrest Rebel Bradyn English filled that role for his team.

There’s no way around it: the Rivercrest Rebels were the most successful team in the Red River Valley last year. Spending almost the entire season ranked in the top 10 of the state, dropping less than a handful of games all year and advancing to the regional quarterfinals just scratches the …

Winning two games in as many days can be a challenge for some baseball teams, but the Rivercrest Rebels are certainly not one of those teams. The Rebels crushed Linden-Kildare 15-4 on Friday night, and then turned around and downed Mt. Vernon by a score of 4-3 on Saturday.

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It took some time for the Rivercrest Rebels baseball team to pull away Tuesday against the cross-county rival Detroit. Eventually they did, though, in a comfortable 10-0 victory.

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If a softball team is able to score 24 runs over the course of a handful of games, it means the team’s offense is playing at a fairly high level. On Tuesday, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels were able to score 24 runs in a handful of innings, crushing North Hopkins 24-2 in a four-inning game.

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John Grider and Kirk Killian combined for a shutout, their offenses provided them with more than enough run support, and the Rivercrest Rebels bested Bowie 3-0 on Tuesday.

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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 Rebels only scored a single run in their game Thursday against McLeod. That proved to be enough, though, as the team won a 1-0 thriller behind a phenomenal performance by pitcher Will Grider.

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The Rivercrest Lady Rebels got out to a fast start against their fellow Red River Valley opponent, the Chisum Lady Mustangs, and didn’t look back en route to a 13-1 victory.

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The 2020-21 basketball season was a special one for several teams throughout the Red River Valley, evidenced by the number of players whose individual performances earned them spots on the All-Region teams.

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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 baseball team traded blows in the first few innings of their game Friday against DeKalb. It didn’t take long, though, for the Rebels to pull away en route to a convincing 14-8 victory.

District 16-2A Region II — home to the Rivercrest Rebels, Clarksville Tigers and Detroit Eagles — and District 14-2A Region II, home of the Honey Grove Warriors, are among two of the latest districts to unveil their end-of-year All-District basketball selections.