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 …

Acklin race entries open

Registration is still being accepted for the third annual Doc Acklin Race on Saturday, August 31, at 7:30 am, at Paris High School, 14040 E. 1200th Road, Paris. Registration must be received by …

Softball opens season

The 2019-2020 school sports season is officially underway with junior high softball. The Mayo Lady Redbirds and Tri-County Titans kicked off their seasons this past week. The junior high softball …

Mayo, Eagles ready to play ball

The Mayo Redbirds and Crestwood Eagles junior high baseball teams are gearing up for the opening of their 2019 seasons Tuesday. The Mayo Redbird baseball team will return nine players from last …

JFL opens season today

The Paris JFL football teams kick off their regular season at Allen Field today and both the fifth and sixth and seventh and eighth grade squads have their eyes on the league championships. The …

Ultra-Marathon tests runner

A runner with Chrisman ties completed what might be the toughest cross-country race on earth. Jordan Reader, the son of Chrisman native Mark Reader, completed the Arctic Triple Lofoten Ultra-Trail …

Paris All-Stars take title

The Paris 14U Babe Ruth all-stars are currently competing in the Ohio Valley regional tournament being held in Huntington, West Virginia. Paris earned their spot in the field by defeating Jasper …

Spinner takes national titles

Edgar County resident Paul Spinner competed in the U.S.A. Track and Field National Master’s Outdoor Championships at Iowa State University last week, running away with two first-place finishes and …

New home coming for Challengers in 2020

Year by year, the city of Paris has taken major steps forward in being one of the area’s most disability-friendly towns. Paris has built an all-abilities playground and waterpark in addition to …

TCT athletes honored

Tri-County athletes in track and baseball were among the high school players honored for their outstanding spring season recently by the Chamnpaign News-Gazette. A trio of Tri-County Titans track …

Paris is well represented

TERRE HAUTE — With the high school football season set to kick off in a little less than two months, local fans can get a taste of the game tonight in Terre Haute. Paris High School and the …

Realignment ends conferences

A massive change in high school football is coming to Illinois and programs around the state are having divided feelings about its implementation. In December, 2018, Illinois High School …

Morris’ baseball career ends

Hunter Morris wrapped up a baseball career to remember in Illinois recently, appearing in his senior season finale against University of Tennessee Martin. The game marked the end of an …

Minor moving up to Indy

Having the opportunity to play a sport at the collegiate level is something that is often sought after and seldom found. Bo Minor has managed to make that childhood dream into a reality with a …

Lady Tigers lead LIC list

The Paris High School Lady Tiger softball team led the voting for Little Illini Conference all-conference honors announced Friday by Paris athletic director Creighton Tarr. Members of the Little …

Tiger baseball honors awarded

The Paris Tigers officially concluded their 2019 baseball season with an awards banquet held at Step Station on Tuesday evening. Paris finished with a 19-16 record overall and a 4-4 record in the …

An historic season ends

RANTOUL — For the first time this season, the Paris Lady Tiger softball team just culdn’t get their offense rolling as they fell to the Mt. Zion Lady Braves in the IHSA Class 3A regional …

PHS baseball season ends

The Paris Tiger baseball team fell to Effingham on Wednesday in the semi-final round of the IHSA Class 3A playoffs by the score of 9-4. Paris ends their season with an overall record of 19-16. …

Netters fall to Urbana

Paris tennis did not have a good follow up to their third place LIC finish, falling to a much larger Urbana school in the next match. “I was really impressed by the ability of all of Urbana’s …

Titan baseball season ends 3-2

MACON — The Tri-County Titan baseball team fell 3-2 to Central A & M Monday, May 13, in a marathon three-hour game in the first round of the IHSA Class 1A baseball regional. The game was to have …

Paris heading to post season

MATTOON — In their final regular-season game of the year, the Paris Tiger baseball team fell to the Taylorville Tornadoes 9-2 Thursday afternoon, May 16, in a game played at Lake Land …

Lady Tigers ready for regionals

The Paris Lady Tigers put a bow on their historic 2019 softball season with a walk-off 4-3 victory over the South Vermilion Lady Wildcats Tuesday afternoon at PHS. Setting several school records …

Hunt qualifies for 3 events in state meet

ST. JOSEPH — Tri-County sophomore Kaylenn Hunt qualified for three events in next weekend’s IHSA Class 1A state track meet in Charleston. A beautiful, crisp May afternoon greeted girls’ …

Challengers ready for new season

The Challengers League for special needs children is ready for another baseball season. Today at the Paris High School baseball field, the Challenger teams will join the Paris Tigers and Westville …

Tennis splits matches

MATTOON — Paris tennis had a tough go of it against a more experienced Mattoon team on Monday, falling 9-0 to the Green Wave. Paris Head Coach Stefan Aydt recognized the all-state players the …

Tigers fall to Flora, Indians

In their final Little Illini Conference matchup of the 2019 season, the Paris Tiger baseball team failed to close with a win, falling to the Flora Wolves 12-0 Wednesday afternoon , May 8. With …

Softball, baseball regional pairings set

The Illinois High School Association revealed their pairings for the upcoming softball postseason on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Tigers(26-2) earned the third seed in the Clinton Sectional. One …

The best in the LIC at 8-0

Knowing that they had already wrapped up the school’s first-ever Little Illini Conference title on Wednesday, the Paris Lady Tiger softball team set out to finish their championship with a perfect …

Smith headed for Brazil

Shayne Smith will represent Monmouth and the United States of America as she travels to Brazil this summer to play basketball with local teams in Sao Paulo and Rio. She was invited by USA Sports …

Chrisman building softball program

CHRISMAN — One of the toughest things to do in sports is to get a newly formed club or team up and running without encountering the many problems that can form along the way. The 2002 Anaheim …

TCT track finishes in 4th

TUSCOLA —The Tri-County track teams took on several opponents this past week at the 2019 Tuscola Open. The groups looked to build confidence heading into the final month of the regular season …
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Miriam Findley Lila Miriam Low Findley, 93, formerly of Paris, died at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Mark Twain Manor, Bridgeton, Mo. A wake and funeral service was Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, at Hutchens …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Aug. 20, at 7:10 a.m., Joshua D. Means, 26, Metcalf, was arrested in the 600 block of North Central and charged with burglary. Means was transported to the Edgar County …
Terry Bayes CHARLESTON – Terry Bayes, 63, of rural Charleston, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.   A memorial visitation is from 10 a.m. to …
Linda Burtner MARSHALL – Linda K. Burtner, 61, of Marshall, and formerly of Paris, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. A memorial visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Aug. 19, at 7:53 p.m., Allison M. Baldwin, 23, 526 NE Bayard, Apt. 1D, was arrested at 211 West Washington Street and charged with burglary. Baldwin was transported to the …