Author: Tim Taylor

Paris High School | Cochran Streaks to Wildcat Classic Title

Senior Matt Cochran is streaking again.  After riding a seven-tournament win streak, including a district championship, to a third-place finish at last year’s Region 2-4A Tennis Championships, Cochran is 3-for-3 in pre-regional tournaments for 2017. His latest win came Friday at the inaugural Wildcat Tennis Classic, the first full-fledged tournament held at the new Paris High campus since court capacity was doubled from 4 to 8.  Cochran beat sophomore teammate Sahil Prakash in the boys singles final, 6-1, 6-1. Since the Wildcat Classic included all District 14-4A rivals along with Prairiland, Cochran is the odds-on favorite to repeat as...

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Kimble Wins at Paris Powerlifting Meet

The Paris Ladycats finished fifth overall in the Paris Invitational powerlifting meet held Thursday in the Wildcat Gym.  The event drew 75 girls entries and was won by Little Elm. Photo:  Jorden Kimble lifts 350 pounds in the deadlift to finish first in her weight class It was the last scheduled meet before the Region 3, Division 2 Championships on March 4 at Fairfield. Senior Jorden Kimble continues to lead all Division 2 (Class 4A) lifters in the region, and posted a career-best 950-pound total series to easily win her weight class.  Juniors Anna Perez and Jayla Sims finished...

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Ladycats Win, Wildcats Lose in Soccer

The Paris Ladycats rebounded from a loss to crosstown rival North Lamar by shutting out Nevada Community, 2-0, Friday night in a District 11-4A match at Wildcat Stadium.  Meanwhile the three-time defending champion Wildcats dropped their first district match since March 6, 2015, by an identical 2-0 count at Community. Photo:  Tieren Gates raises her arms to celebrate the Ladycats’ first goal set up by Zanesha Dangerfield (14) as teammate Katy Hall (arms raised, back to camera) also celebrates The Paris boys had their six-game win streak snapped and are now 10-4-3 for the season and 1-1 in district...

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Paris High School Golfers Play at Mount Pleasant

The Wildcat boys finished third and Ladycats were fifth at a golf tournament held Monday at Mount Pleasant Golf & Country Club.  Individual medalists were Shelbi Hill of Pittsburg with a round of 85 for the girls and Blaine Hill of North Lamar for the boys with an 81. The Paris High golf teams will compete in a tournament on Tuesday hosted by Texas High. Paris Girls Results: Deagan Dingman 124, Emily Williams 124, Madisyn Bolton 125, Michala Hawkes 126 Girls Team Totals: Atlanta 421, Hughes Springs 453, Pewitt 476, Union Hill 482, Paris 499 Paris Boys Results: Jake...

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Paris, North Lamar Split District Soccer Matches

Both the Wildcats and Ladycats soccer teams started on the right foot with 1-0 leads in their crosstown soccer shootouts Tuesday night before Paris and North Lamar settled for a split of their District 11-4A varsity matches. Photo courtesy of Tony Corso Images The Wildcats, 3-time defending district champions, scored 5 times in the second half of a 6-1 win over the Panthers at Wildcat Stadium.  The Pantherettes rallied from behind to take a 2-1 decision over the Ladycats at R. L. Maddox Stadium. The cold, rainy evening and blustery north wind played a big role in the matches. ...

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