Paris, Tri-County volleyball teams are off to a fast start

The Paris Lady Tigers and the Tri-County Lady Titans are off to strong starts in the 2018 volleyball season and are headed for a showdown Tuesday at Shiloh High School. The Paris volleyball team …

Paris tennis banquet marks end of 2019

The Paris girl’s tennis team had its postseason banquet, as head coach Stefan Aydt recognized individual and team achievements through the year. Paris finished the 2019 season with a strong 10-5 …

Titans celebrate banner fall sports season

OAKLAND – It was a time to celebrate the Tri-County Titans Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Oakland at the 2019 Fall Sports Banquet. It was a banner year for Tri-County fall sports with all five high …

Lady Tigers clobber Newton

NEWTON- Little Illini Conference action tipped off Thursday, Dec. 5, and the Paris Lady Tigers sent a clear message to the rest of the teams in the conference – the road to the championship will …

Mayo Redbirds survive first-half scare

The Mayo basketball team won in the closing seconds of its contest with Casey this past week, winning the contest 37-34. The Redbirds got out to a sluggish start in its contest with Casey, pacing …

Mayo girls win regional Marshall matchup

The Mayo eighth grade girl’s basketball team dominated its regional matchup over Marshall Tuesday night, beating the Lady Lions 39-19. Stephanie Johnson led the team in scoring with 11 points …

TCT girls win conference opener

The Tri-County girls basketball team got out of the gate on the right foot in a conference opener this past week, beating Cerro Gordo, Bement 54-24. Tayler Barry led the way with 18 points, eight …

City League Week Four

Bears 30 Hawks 11 In the first game of the afternoon the Bears walked all over the Hawks with a 30 – 11 win. The Bears jumped out with a 9 – 0 lead at the end of the first quarter and never …

Crestwood en route to Finals

The Crestwood seventh grade girls basketball team dominated in its regional matchup with St. Matthew this week, beating them 38-18. The victory improved the Lady Eagles to 22-0 on the season and …

IESA state tourney returns

Mayo Middle School will once again play host to the top eight IESA Class 2A girls basketball teams as it hosts the Class 2A state tourney beginning Saturday at Paris High School. Mayo Middle …

Oakwood title in reach

OAKWOOD — After getting off to a 2-0 start on Saturday in the McDonald’s Comet Classic in Oakwood, the Tri-County Titans girls’ hoops squad finished off Pool A play on Tuesday night, beating …

Paris figuring things out

The Paris Tigers took third place in the North American Lighting Thanksgiving Tournament Friday, defeating the Hoopeston Cornjerkers 53-29 The Tigers ended the with wins over county rival Chrisman …

Titans fall to Paris JV

HUME — The Tri-County boys basketball team opened its annual Turkey Tournament with a strong 2-1 record. The Titans fell in its third contest of the tournament, losing to the Paris junior varsity …

Paris off to perfect start

ST. JOSEPH — The Paris Lady Tigers are off to a perfect start, rolling through the NAL Thanksgiving Tournament and then dominating the St. Joseph Ogden Spartans 65-44 Tuesday, Nov.26. The Lady …

Tigers celebrate another LIC title season

The Paris Tiger football team put a bow on their 2019 campaign as they held their awards banquet last Sunday in The Den at the high school. For the second straight year, Coach Jeremy Clodfelder …

Mathews inks to play at Ball State

Paris senior Kaitlyn Mathews signed a national letter of intent last week to play softball for the Ball State University Cardinals in Muncie, Ind. Pictured at the signing are seated, from left, …

Lady Tigers dominating

The Paris Lady Tigers basketball team bullied their way into the title game of the NAL Tournament by capping pool play with a resounding 55-30 win over the Danville Lady Vi-kings Thursday, Nov. 21, …

TCT tips off Monday

HUME — When it comes to the game of basketball, Cyrus Furgeson has it in his blood. The Shiloh graduate has been a household name after making his rise as one of the top players in the area …

TCT girls take win at Tuscola

TUSCOLA — The Tri-County girls basketball team started its season out strong on Thursday night, Nov. 21, defeating Tuscola on the road 61-53. The win came without the assistance of Tayler …

Tigers open with Chrisman

For the first time this decade, the Paris Tiger boys basketball team will have a new coach on the sidelines. Chase Brinkley has returned to his alma mater with the hopes of returning the Ti-gers …

Lady Tigers tip off Monday

Most coaches would be thrilled to win 25 games in a season — but Paris Lady Tiger Coach Dave Tingley is not one to settle for wins. Not to lead you to believe that he isn’t happy with his …

One for the record books

The Paris High School Lady Tiger volleyball team performed on all-cylinders throughout the 2019 season, breaking a multitude of school records on its way to a 25-4 finish. The team featured four …

Tigers grab LIC title, playoff three-peat

When Paris Tiger football fans, players, and coaches look back on the 2019 season, a myriad of memories will likely flood their minds. For those players who were fortunate enough to be a part of …

Tigers fall to McNamara

If there ever was an instance where the final score does not tell the whole story, that definitely applied Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2, in the first round of the IHSA Class 4A playoffs The …

9 Tigers earn LIC football honors

After putting a school-record eight players on the LIC all-conference team last season, the Paris Tiger football team outdid themselves this year. A total of nine Tigers were recognized by the …

Lady Tigers earn LIC honors

The Paris volleyball team reached new heights throughout the 2019 season and set multiple records along the way, including a program high 25-4 record. This past week, members of the Paris team …

C-wood rolls on

The Crestwood girls basketball teams swept its opponents this past week, defeating Cumberland and Villa Grove. The seventh grade team is now 15-0 on the season while the eighth grade team is …

TCT falls in sectional

WINDSOR — The Tri-County volleyball team saw its fairytale season come to a dramatic end in a 22-25, 25-23 and 25-16 loss to Altamont in the Windsor Sectional semi-final. The first set went …

Arcola ends TCT season

ARCOLA — The Tri-County Titans faced the Arcola Purple Riders for the second time this season —with the same result — falling in the first round of the IHSA Class 1A playoffs 42-19 Saturday, …

Tri-County takes regional volleyball title

KANSAS — The Tri-County team took on Okaw Valley in the Class 1A Regional championship Thursday evening, winning the contest in straight sets at 25-15, 25-17. Tri-County opened the contest with …

Mayo girls take second in LEIC

Mayo Middle School hosted the annual Little Eastern Illinois Conference girls basketball tourneys this past week. The opening games on Saturday were played at both Mayo Middle School and Eveland …
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Darla Lewis RIDGEFARM – Darla S. Lewis, 55, of Ridgefarm, passed away peacefully Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019. A celebration of life service is 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Blakeney Building in Ward Park, …
Noman Wattleworth CASEY – Norman Dwight Wattleworth, 91, of Greenup, passed away at 1:10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at Simple Blessings, Casey. A funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Markwell …
Leon Macke MARSHALL – Leon Macke, 92, of Marshall, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care, Paris. A service honoring his life is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Pearce Funeral …