Eagles shine at state meet

PEORIA — The Crestwood Eagles seventh grade girls and boys track teams were a force to be reckoned with at last weekend’s IESA Class 2A state track meet. Madox Hutchings was a one-man scoring …

Netters end with 2 wins

The Paris High School tennis team ended their regular season with two straight wins over Little Illini Conference foes this past week at the PHS tennis courts. The win gave the Tigers a 6-13 on …

Honoring the PHS tradition

Special to The Prairie Press The first steps in the establishment of a Paris High School Athletic Hall of Fame (HOF) have been completed, following approval of the group’s by-laws by the Paris …

Spring seasons end for Titans

The spring sports seasons ended for Tri-County teams this week as the baseball and softball teams were eliminated from regional play and the track team failed to qualify anyone for the state track …

Lady Tigers shock SJO

ST. JOSEPH — The Paris Lady Tigers upset third seed and IHSA Class 2A regional host St. Joe Ogden 5-2 Monday, punching their ticket into the school’s fourth consecutive regional championship …

Hutchings state champ

PEORIA — Crestwood seventh grader Madox Hutchings flew past the his oppenents at the IESA Class 2A state track meet in Peoria Friday, earning the state championship in the long …

Lady Tigers off and running

This was not your parents Paris-Charleston rivalty matchup. Thursday night, the Lady Tigers destroyed the Lady Trojans 73-9 to move to today’s pool play in the North American Lighting …

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 …
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Siren Report Paris Police Department May 26, at 1:41 a.m., Joy K. Kirby, 19, 802 Shaw Ave., was stopped at Main and Blackburn and charged with speeding (54 in a 35 mph zone). Kirby was released on a notice to …
Virginia Cunningham Virginia “Ginny” Sue Spencer Cunningham traveled her final path May 24, 2022, at Horizon Health Hospital surrounded by family members. A graveside service is 11 a.m. Friday, May 27, at …
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