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 …
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Titan girls put exclamation point on Final Four berth hammering Meteors

SALEM — The Tri-County girls …

Paris loses heartbreaker to Charleston

Senior night did not turn out the way the Paris Tigers hoped as the home team fell in overtime to the Charleston Trojans 70-68 on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The game marked the final time seniors Colton …

Paris duo moves on in 3 pt. contest

Some of the biggest names through the history of basketball have been deadly accurate from beyond the three-point line. Among those names are Steph Curry, Larry Bird, Reggie Miller and maybe — just …
Game starts at 6 p.m. Monday in Salem

Tri-County girls face Marissa in supersectional tonight

The Tri-County girls basketball team made history this week, defeating Altamont 74-65 to secure the program’s first sectional championship and berth to the state tournament. The victory over …

TCT girls take regional

ARCOLA — The Tri-County girls basketball team took the important first step on the road to Normal with a lopsided 70-31 victory to take the IHSA Class 1A girls regional. The victory moves the …

Paris rides a roller coaster

The past week was full of highs and lows for the Paris boys basketball team — including a cross-county rivalry win and a demoralizing Wabash Valley loss. For the second consecutive year, the …

Paris is LIC season champs

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Paris Lady Tigers brought home the 2018-2019 Little Illini Conference season championship Thursday, Jan. 31, by downing Lawrenceville 64-39 on the Lady Indians home …

Titans fall to Pal-Hut Friday 66-55

HUME — Coming off of a second place finish in last week’s LOVC Boys’ Basketball Tournament, the Tri-County Titans lmoved back into regular season play Friday, Feb. 1, hosting the …

Rodney Watson makes a name at USI

Coaching — regardless of the sport or the level of the sport — is often viewed by fans and audiences with a black and white lens. Either you win or you lose. Paris native and Paris High …

TCT girls take LOVC title

ARTHUR — For the second consecutive year, the Tri-County girls basketball team took the Little Okaw Valley Tourney championship 60-27 over the Arthur-Lovington/Atwood Hammond Knights Wednesday at …

Panthers remain unbeaten in Junior League

The temperatures were cold outside but the action was hot in Eveland Gym for the weekly Paris Junior League games Sunday, Jan. 20. Cardinals 28, Eagles 14 In the opening game of the afternoon …

Paris picks up 20th win

Paris sent off their two senior players in style with a 60-30 win over the Flora Wolf Gals on Thursday (1/24) at Paris High School. Brooklyn Westerfield and Emilee Roush are the lone seniors for …
Up next: Decatur Lutheran

Tri-County Titans rally past Hawks for division title

After one of their most complete performances of the season on Tuesday night, the Tri-County Titans boys' basketball team was back in Greenup playing the the LOVC Southeast Division Tournament title …
Next up: IESA Class 2A sectional

Crestwood wins regional

CASEY — The Crestwood boys’ basketball team took the IESA Class 2A regional championship title upsetting top-seeded Dietrich 31-27 Thursday night, Jan. 27. Crestwood will open sectional play …
TCT ranked sixth in latest AP Class 1A poll

Top Seed Lady Titans Road to Normal Begins in Arcola

The seeds and pairings for the IHSA Class 1A Girls Basketball Tournament were announced Friday and the Tri-County Titans were given the top seed in Sub-Sectional B of the Moweaqua (Central A&M) …

Harley Barry hits 1,000

When a group of individuals put the needs of the team before the needs or wants of themselves, success often follows shortly behind. The Tri-County girl’s basketball team (19-4) has managed to …

Panthers still rule in Junior League

The Panthers continued to dominate play in the Paris Junior League Sunday, Jan. 13, in Eveland Gym. Panthers 52, Cardinals 10 In the first game of the afternoon, the Panthers easily chalked up …

Tigers fall to Green Wave

The Paris Tigers had a visit from their former Apollo Conference foe the Mattoon Green Wave Tuesday evening, falling to their visitors 74-46. On the night, Coltin Landrum and Mason Hutchings …

Lady Titans fall to Schlarman

DANVILLE — The Tri-County girls basketball team faced the state’s Class 1A top ranked team Friday nd fell to the Hilltoppers 81-48. TCT’s schedule this year includes teams from each of the …

Lady Tigers fall to Mattoon

The Paris girls had their chance to knock off the Mattoon Lady Green Wave Thursday night in Paris, but Mattoon managed to escape town with a 46-43 win. The back and forth game saw even play …

Junior League enters second half

Eveland Gym was hopping with excitement as the second half of the Paris Junior League season opened with the Bears, Hawks, Colts and Panthers took the wins. Bears 49, Lions 6 In the first game …

Lady Titans handle Paris

OAKLAND — In a phone interview with the Prairie Press last week, Tri-County girls basketball Coach Joe Morrisey said his team had “six or seven” players that really made his squad go. As …

Tigers get a home victory

The Paris Tigers got a win on their home floor, knocking off the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond Knights 56-39 on Monday night, January 7. The two teams usually face one another at some point in …
Next up: Tri-County

Lady Tigers remain unbeaten in LIC

The Lady Tiger basketball team rang in the New Year by cruising to a 53-32 over the visiting Red Hill Lady Salukis on Thursday, Jan. 3. Red Hill brought a physical brand of basketball and …
At Oakland High School Monday

Tri-County Lady Titans host Paris Monday

OAKLAND — Girls basketball players who play for the Tri-County Lady Titans know that they have a tradition of success to uphold. The Lady Titan winning culture has been formed over the course of …
Next up: Arthur-Lovington-Atwood Hammond Monday

State-ranked Casey dominates Paris 72-37

CASEY — The Paris Tiger basketball team was unable to get anything going Friday night as they fell at the hands of state-ranked Casey-Westfield 72-37. Head coach Shawn Nugent saw several flaws …

Historic changes coming in Illinois football

A landmark decision was made earlier this month changing the entire landscape of Illinois high school football — and many are upset with the results. The Illinois High School Association put …

TCT girls pick up big wins

CHARLESTON — The Tri-County girls basketball team got off to a hot start this season, posting a 14-0 record. Their most recent success came in the first day of the Charleston Holiday Classic …

Tigers finally find groove

KANSAS — The Paris Tigers took their third win in the Tri-County Boys Holiday Tourney Friday evening, downing Palestine/Hutsonville 45-35 in final pool play Friday evening at Kansas High …

Paris girls play for fifth

CHARLESTON — The Paris Lady Tigers picked up two big wins Friday in the annual Charleston Girls Holiday Tourney, defeating Pekin and Danville. The victories move the Lady Tigers into the fifth …
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Clarence Kirby Jr. Clarence Arthur “Bud” Kirby Jr., 84, of Paris, passed away at 11:43 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. A service celebrating his life is 1 p.m. …
Harold Morecraft Harold E. Morecraft, 77, of Dennison, passed away at 3:04 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care, Terre Haute, Ind. A service honoring his life is 2 p.m. …
Ruth Davis DALLAS, Texas – Ruth Alice Davis née Borland, 96, died peacefully and surrounded by family Feb. 19, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Davis was born Sept. 26, 1922, at Christiana, Pa., the …
Stanley Martin CHRISMAN – Stanley W. Martin of Chrisman went home to be with the Lord Feb. 19, 2019, on his 89th birthday. He was retired from O’Neal Brothers at Danville. A funeral service is noon …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Feb. 19, at 10:45 a.m., Charles O. Howard, no age or address provided, was arrested at Jasper and Main and charged with driving while license suspended, defective …