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 …

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 …

Paris baseball lights it up

NEWTON — The Paris Tigers road the arm of Brock Minor to a one-sided 10-0 victory over Little Illini Conference foe Newton 10-0 Monday, April 29. The game marked the team’s final conference …

Tigers drop matches

The Paris Tiger tennis team dropped consecutive matches this past week to Casey-Westfield and Teutopolis. The Tigers entered their match with Little Illini Conference foe Casey-Westfield hoping …

The winningest team ever

The 2019 Paris Lady Tigers softball team is officially the winningest team in school history. Following a one-day delay due to rain, the Paris Lady Tigers hosted the Red Hill Lady Salukis in a …

Big wins move PHS to 19-1

The Paris Lady Tigers inched closer to the school record for wins on Wednesday evening, April 17, as they came from behind twice to beat the West Vigo Lady Vikings 7-5. With the victory, the Lady …

Titans pick up first win

KANSAS — The Tri-County Titans baseball team was finally able to break into the win column Wednesday evening with a doubleheader sweep over visiting Martinsville. Game one saw a dominate …

Barry signs with Lake Land

HUME — A remarkable four-year high school basketball career has earned Tri-County’s Harley Barry a spot with the Lake Land College Lakers. Barry, a senior at Shiloh High School, recently …

Baseball seeks consistency

MARSHALL — The Paris Tiger baseball team continued its dominance over the Marshall Lions Wednesday, April 17, with a come-from-behind win 8-5. With the win, the Tigers move to 10-11 on the …

Tigers fall to Olney

OLNEY — For the second consecutive day, the Paris Tiger baseball team lost on their opponent’s final at bat. This time, the pain was a little greater as they fell to Olney 5-3 in the opening …

Paris Tiger JFL sets 2019 signups

The Paris Tiger Youth Football program —coming off a championship season in 2018 — has set signups for the 2019 season. Sign ups for incoming fourth through eighth graders are scheduled for …

Titans baseball find wins tough

BROADLANDS — It is tough being a Tri-County Titan baseball player. The team has not had a win for the 2019 season. The team hasbeen so close to getting their first win of 2019, but have unable …
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Hiram Weaver III Hiram Kenneth Weaver III, 41 of Normal, and formerly of Paris, passed away at 7 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019, at his residence. Following cremation, memorial services are 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, …
Siren Report Paris Police Department June 24, at 12:17 a.m., a female juvenile was arrested at her residence and charged with domestic battery. The juvenile was transported to the Paris Police Department and …
Bob Jacobs WESTFIELD – Robert “Bob” Leroy Jacobs, 89, of Westfield, passed away 10:45 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at his home. A graveside service and burial is 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, …
Towell going to prison after failing at probation Failure to comply with his initial drug conviction sentencing has earned Andrew D. Towell a couple of years in prison. Towell, 35, Paris, appeared during the June 13 criminal and traffic call in …
Rain closes Clark Road bridge The Edgar County Highway Department was forced to take emergency action and close Clark Road earlier this week. A bridge approximately one-quarter mile east of 2075th Street is out, forcing the …