TCT takes 2 wins in tourney

OAKLAND — It was back to the basketball court on Tuesday night for the Tri-County Titans boys’ team as day two of the Tri-County Turkey Tournament commenced with a pair of games on the …

Lady Tigers down St. Joe

ST. JOSEPH — The Paris Lady Tigers began the regular season portion of their schedule Tuesday evening as they traveled to St. Joe-Ogden. Paris(4-1) came away with a 50-41 victory over the …

TCT headed to title contest

OAKWOOD — After two dominating wins on Saturday, the Tri-County Titans girls’ hoops team was back in Oakwood on Tuesday night for their final game of pool play in the McDonald’s …

TCT girls playing in St. Joe Tourney

ST. JOSEPH — After a 10-1 shortened spring season back in March, the Tri-County Titans girls’ basketball squad came into the new 2021-2022 season having to fill in some big shoes. Gone …

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 open Monday

The Paris High School boys basketball team will open its 2021-2022 season next week by hosting the North American Lighting Thanksgiving Tournament at Paris High School. Tiger Coach and expectant …

Jr. League underway

ollowing a year of no basketball play for Edgar County youth due to the pandemic, Paris Junior League players hit the floor at Ernie Eveland Gym on Sunday, Nov. 7, for some action packed games. …

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 …

Baseball in limbo for now

For the first time in the last six seasons, the Paris Tigers’ baseball team failed to reach the 20-win plateau. They did record 19 victories in a season that saw them lose nine starters …
Final Four here they come!

Tri-County earns trip to state tourney

FARINA —The Tri-County Titans combined a tough defense and clutch free throw shooting in the final minutes of the game to down Okawville 57-50 in the Farina South Central Super-sectional …

Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County …

TCT splits games

HUME — The Tri-County boys’ basketball team used a strong finish late, including a go-ahead three-point shot from CJ Eackle, to beat visiting Cerro Gordo/Bement 66-63 on Tuesday night. …

Junior League winding down

The 2019-2020 Junior League basketball season is winding down with the annual City League Tournament not far off.   Panthers 35, Hawks 13 The Hawks struggled early scoring as the …

Tigers take 4th in a row

FLORA — The Paris Tigers seem to be putting it all together right now as Coach Chase Brinkley’s team took its fourth win in a row with a 51-37 win over Little Illinis Conference foe Flora …

TCT takes championship

NEOGA — The Tri-County Titans made easy work of the Neoga Lady Indians in the IHSA Class 1A regional Thursday, Feb. 13, downing the hosts 65-42. With Thursday’s win, the Titans (26-5) …

Tigers fall in LIC tourney

The Newton Eagles got out to a hot start in their second round game in the consolation game against the Paris Tigers Wednesday, Jn. 29, riding it all the way for a 45-30 victory. Paris was able …

League action continues

Basketball in the Paris City League action continues to stay hot.   Bears 29 Hawks 20 The game opened up in back-and-forth fashion as the Hawks jumped out to an 8-4 lead. The Hawks …

Lady Tigers now 28-0

By Jeff Chambers & Dan Dundas prairiepresssports@gmail.com FLORA — Thursday night not only marked the final time this season the Paris Lady Tigers would hit the road for a Little …
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Billy Riley CLINTON, Ind. — Billy Riley, 82, of Clinton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at Springhill Village, Terre Haute, Indiana. A funeral service is 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec.  9, at …
Siren Report  Paris Police Department Dec. 2, at 5:48 a.m., Heath M. Knight, 31, 502 Clinton Ave., was stopped at state Route 133 and Grandview and charged with expired registration and operating an …
Sandra Clark Sandra Lynn Clark, 78, of Paris, passed away at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was retired after more than 45 years as a registered nurse with …