Crestwood girls remain undefeated

The Crestwood Lady Eagles remain undefeated, picking up two big wins this week against Mt. Zion and Tri-County. Coach Missy Tingley’s teams each sport a 10-0 record as they move into the …

Tigers fall to Mt. Carmel 37-14

The Mt. Carmel Golden Aces came into Tiger Stadium undefeated — and left that way, upending the Paris Tigers 37-14 on Senior Night. The loss puts the Tiger regular season record at 6-3 …

Titans fall in season finale

BEMENT — After pulling off a late play miracle one week ago in Oakland, the Tri-County Titans traveled to Bement Friday night for the regular season football finale taking on the Cerro …

Mathews gets state win

Paris Lady Tiger senior tennis player Kendall Mathews carried the orange and black to the IHSA Class 1A state tournament this week in Chicago, finishing in a tie for 33rd. Paris girls tennis coach …

Tigers are playoff bound

ROBINSON — The Paris Tigers overcame Mother Nature and the Robinson Maroons Friday to pick up the team’s sixth victory 12-0 of the season and earn a bid to the IHSA Class 4A …

C-wood remains unbeaten

The Crestwood Lady remained unbeaten this week, taking down Robinson in both the seventh and eighth grade contests. The Lady Eagles return to action Wednesday when they host Mt. Zion. Tipoff for …

Colvin running at IESA today

Mayo Middle School’s Case Colvin is representing his school in the IESA Class 2A state cross-country meet this morning at Normal. Colvin — won the sectional championship last weekend …

Kile plays in IHSA match

It took him four years to make it to the pinnacle of high school golf, but Holden Kile got his opportunity to play in the biggest tournament of the season. The senior from Shiloh High School took …

TCT falls to ALAH in straight sets

hree matches left in the high school volleyball regular season, the Tri-County Titans took a trip to Arthur on Tuesday, Oct. 12, to face the ALAH Knights. The Knights defeated the Titans in Villa …

Mathews takes 2nd in LIC

The Paris Girls Tennis Team traveled to Robinson last Saturday, Oct. 9, for the Little Illini Conference Tournament. Paris finished in third overall—their best placement since joining the LIC. …

A rainy night miracle win

OAKLAND — A late turnover by the Sangamon Valley Storm set up a Tri-County touchdown and pull out a victory 8-6 on the final home game of the season Friday. It was Senior Night at a soggy …

Tigers fall in season opener

In their opening game of the 2021 football season, the Paris Tigers suffered a tough loss to the Little Illini Conference foe Newton Eagles 7-6. After exhibiting steadfast defense for the …

IHSA statement on high school sports

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special meeting on July 29, and the board announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school year. The plan has been sent to …

New youth sports guidelines drastically limit allowable competition

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials released new guidelines for youth and recreational sports Wednesday drastically limiting allowable activities based on the risk of spreading the novel …

Baseball in limbo for now

For the first time in the last six seasons, the Paris Tigers’ baseball team failed to reach the 20-win plateau. They did record 19 victories in a season that saw them lose nine starters …
Final Four here they come!

Tri-County earns trip to state tourney

FARINA —The Tri-County Titans combined a tough defense and clutch free throw shooting in the final minutes of the game to down Okawville 57-50 in the Farina South Central Super-sectional …

Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County …

TCT splits games

HUME — The Tri-County boys’ basketball team used a strong finish late, including a go-ahead three-point shot from CJ Eackle, to beat visiting Cerro Gordo/Bement 66-63 on Tuesday night. …

Junior League winding down

The 2019-2020 Junior League basketball season is winding down with the annual City League Tournament not far off.   Panthers 35, Hawks 13 The Hawks struggled early scoring as the …

Tigers take 4th in a row

FLORA — The Paris Tigers seem to be putting it all together right now as Coach Chase Brinkley’s team took its fourth win in a row with a 51-37 win over Little Illinis Conference foe Flora …
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Jeffery Taylor Jeffery Andrew Taylor, 55, of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, at his home with his children and family by his side. He was employed at GE Aviation for more than 20 years. Visitation is …
Patricia Miller MARSHALL — Patricia K. Miller, 51, of Marshall, passed away at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. A service honoring her life is 2:30 p.m. Saturday, …
Larry Kirby KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Larry Dean Kirby, 71, of Kissimmee, Fla., and formerly of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Oct.26, 2021. He was a retired teacher. There will be no formal services at this time. …
Steve English MARSHALL — Charles Steven “Steve” English, 63, of Marshall, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 24, 2021, at his home. A graveside service is 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the …
Debra Abbott BLUFFTON, S.C. — Debra Lynn Abbott, 66, of Bluffton, S.C., and formerly of Paris, was called home to the Lord at 5:10 p.m. Oct. 19, 2021, with her daughter by her side at MUSC hospital in …