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 …
Next up: Paris hosts Olney

Marshall drops Paris 73-55

MARSHALL — The Paris Tiger basketball team fell hard Friday night (12/7) while visiting rival Marshall, dropping the matchup 73-55. Despite the loss, head coach Shawn Nugent was optimistic in a lot …
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Lady Tigers take control of LIC

If you like fast paced intense basketball, then Thursday night’s matchup between two of the top teams from the Little Illini Conference at Ernie Eveland gym might not be topped for a while. …
Game set at 11:30 a.m. today in Havana

Crestwood begins title hunt today

The Crestwood Lady Eagles 8th grade basketball team will begin a “repeat” of sorts this morning. For the second consecutive season, this group of young ladies will attempt to bring home a …
TCT takes fourth consecutive win

Tri-County Titans throttle Arcola Purple Riders

KANSAS — The home court has been a good thing for the Tri-County Titans boys basketball team to start the 2018-2019 season. The Titans won their own Turkey Tournament in Oakland on opening week …

Crestwood eighth graders win regional

Step one is now out of the way. The Crestwood Lady Eagle eighth grade girls basketball team won the Bismark-Henning IESA Class 8-2A regional title Thursday evening with a resounding 43-11 victory …
Game time 1 p.m. at Paris High School

Crestwood Lady Eagles enter state tourney play at PHS today

The Crestwood Lady Eagle seventh grade girls basketball team are hoping to make it two IESA Class 7-2A state championships in a row when they open state tourney in a familiar venue today — Paris …

Tigers fall in LIC opener 55-41

The Paris Tigers duked it out in a low scoring affair Friday night, falling to the Newton Eagles by the 55-41 in their LIC conference opener. Paris Head coach Shawn Nugent pinpointed some of the …

Titans win own tourney

OAKLAND — Coming into Friday, there was a four way log jam for the top spot in the 2019 Tri-County Basketball Turkey Tournament with four teams at 2-1. The Tri-County Titans were one of those …

Paris falls in finals

Going into the championship game of the NAL Holiday Tournament, the Paris Lady Tigers had disposed of the likes Champaign Central, Terre Haute North and Decatur-Eisenhower. Unfortunately, the …

Tri-County girls take title

OAKWOOD — It was time for the McDonald’s Comet Classic girls basketball title game Friday night as the Tri-County Titans took on the host Oakwood Comets. The Titans rolled through pool play …

A tough end to the tourney

After dominating wins in their first two games of the NAL Thanksgiving Tournament, the Paris Tigers had a rough end to the tourney, dropping their last two games against St. Thomas More and La …

Tri-County Lady Titans off to a fast start

OAKLAND — After having its initial season opener against Georgetown-Ridge Farm canceled, it was finally time for some high school girls basketball in Oakland as the Tri-County Titans made their …

Junior league season is underway

The Paris Junior League basketball season is underway as a host of teams managed to open the year with a win. Paris Junior League play will continue Sunday with games starting at 12:45 p.m. at …
Tigers open open play in NAL Tourney Monday at PHS

It's an all new Paris Tiger team in 2018-2019

With the loss of eight seniors from last seasons’ team, one could understand if optimism would be down regarding the upcoming year. Despite those losses, Paris Tigers boys basketball Coach Shawn …
NAL Tourney Championship game at 4:30 p.m. at PHS

Lady Tigers are on a roll

The Paris Lady Tigers moved to a 3-0 record in the NAL Holiday Tournament, taking down the visiting Champaign Central Lady Maroons 66-45 Friday night at home. Playing their fourth game in five …
Danville returns to defend title

NAL Girls Thanksgiving Tourney tips off Tuesday

Just 10 days after the Paris Tiger football team wrapped up its season, the Paris Lady Tigers begin their quest to capture a title in the 3rd annual North American Lighting Thanksgiving …
Paris ends season 10-1

Tigers give their all but fall 30-14

EFFINGHAM — When players, coaches, parents, and fans look back at the 2018 Paris Tiger football season, there is no doubt that a smile will appear on their faces. The magical journey came to an …
NAL Tourney opens Tuesday

Paris Lady Tigers open season Monday

After a season where your team posted a 23-6 record and won the Little Illini Conference tournament, a fan might think the hunger would not be as intense for the Paris Lady Tiger basketball team.That …
Second round IHSA Class 4A playoffs

It's Paris vs. Effingham in IHSA playoffs today

The undefeated Paris Tigers will hit the road in the second round of the IHSA Class 4A playoffs today as they head to Effingham to face an old Apollo Conference foe.None of the members of the current …

Lady Titans fall in regional final

MARSHALL — An electric volleyball playoff atmosphere was seen in Marshall on Thursday night as the IHSA Class 2A Marshall Regional title was on the line as the fourth seed Tri-County Titans faced …

Mayo claims LEIC title

The Mayo eighth grade girl’s basketball team shined in the LEIC championship game while the seventh grade girl’s team fell in the closing seconds, claiming second-place. In Thursday’s LEIC …
Next up: Effingham Flaming Hearts

Paris throttles Salem 42-14 in IHSA playoffs

The Paris Tigers manhandled the Salem Wildcats 42-14 in the opening round of the IHSA Playoffs at Tiger Stadium Saturday afternoon, advancing to the second round of the IHSA Class 4A …
First round playoffs

Paris hosts Salem in IHSA playoffs today

History will unfold this afternoon as the Paris Tigers host the Salem Wildcats in the opening round of the IHSA Class 4A playoffs at Tiger Stadium. Kickoff is set at 2 p.m. Gates open at 11:30 …

Crestwood, Mayo girls winning

The local middle school girls basketball teams have gotten off to a fairly strong start through the season. The seventh and eighth grade Mayo teams are identical in their records, going 9-4 thus …

We’re 9-0 and no more to go

FLORA — Perfection. 9-0 and Little Illini Conference champions. The Paris Tiger football team accomplished something over the last two-and-a-half months that had not been done in the …
Public pep rally planned Friday at Tiger Stadium

Tiger fever heating up

The Paris Tiger football team ended a magnificent regular season schedule with a 58-16 win over the Flora Wolves Friday night, taking outright the Little Illini Conference Championship. The …
Playoff selection show set at 8 p.m. Saturday

We're 9-0 and no more to go!

FLORA — Perfection.9-0 and Little Illini Conference champions. The Paris Tiger football team accomplished something over the last two-and-a-half months that had not been done in the previous 55 …

C-wood, Mayo girls finding success

The Paris junior high girls basketball teams are nearing the halfway mark of the season and both Crestwood and Mayo have found success. The Crestwood eighth grade Lady Eagles remain unbeaten and …
Paris is perfect 7-0 in conference

Lady Tiger volleyball team going for LIC title

The Paris Lady Tiger volleyball team will face off Thursday with the Newtown Lady Eagles to determine the 2018 Little Illini Conference volleyball championship. The Lady Tigers are perfect in …
Next up: Arcola

Titans fall to Blue Devils

By Tim Hendershot sportsfan122774@yahoo.com VILLA GROVE — The Tri-County Titans squared off with the Villa Grove-Heritage Blue Devils in a LOVC Southeast Division contest with huge playoff …
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Crestwood girls take second consecutive state title HAVANA — The Paris-Crestwood eighth grade girls basketball team beat Mendon Unity 36-31 Thursday night to secure the IESA Class 8-2A state championship title. The victory marked the 50th …
Leon Acklen Leon Nye Acklen, 85, of Brazil, Ind., and formerly of Paris, passed away at 3:06 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil, Brazil, Ind. He worked at MECO and Unarco and was a …
David Newcomer David Allen Newcomer, 83, of Paris, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at his home. He was a retired carpenter. Per his request, arrangements are private. Stewart and Carroll …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Dec. 13, at 10:19 p.m., Robert G. Norman, no age provided, Paris, was issued a city ordinance violation 132.5-possession of cannabis paraphernalia. Norman was given a city …
Russ Phinney Max Russell “Russ” Phinney, 58, passed away Dec. 5, 2018, at St. Louis, Mo. A private memorial service honoring his life is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in Paris, with his family …