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 …

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 …

Lady Tigers are dominating

OLNEY — The Paris Lady Tigers softball team continues its dominance through the early portion of the schedule as they opened Little Illini Conference play with a resounding 14-2 win at Olney …

Brinkley gets PHS nod

There is a new coach for the Paris Tiger boys basketball team for the first time in nine years — but it’s a familiar face. Chase Brinkley, a 2009 graduate of PHS, is returning home to guide …

TCT softball struggling

URBANA — Trying to break a two-game losing streak, the Tri-County Titans hit the road heading north to Urbana on Tuesday afternoon for a non-conference contest against the Urbana Tigers.  As …

Lady Tigers take 2 wins

TOLEDO — The Paris Lady Tigers spotted Cumberland’s Lady Pirates three runs, then held the hosts scoreless while plating six runs of their en route to a 6-3 non-conference win Friday evening at …

Lady Tigers pick up win 6

Lady Tiger pitchers Sami Potter and Sara Burger combined to pitch a shutout for Paris and allowed only one hit. The Lady Tigers are now 6-1 on the season. Paris scored in every inning in the …

Tiger netters take win

The Paris Tiger tennis team pulled off its fourth win of the season and their first in the LIC with an 8-1 victory over the visiting Newton Eagles on Thursday, March 28. The blustery conditions …

Tigers find their offense

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Paris Tiger baseball team finally decided to take their bats with them on their trip to Lawrenceville on Thursday evening, March 28, coming home with an 11-1 rout of the …

Tiger tennis opens strong at tourney

Paris boys tennis started off their year with a tournament that allowed to get in four matches in one day. “It’s unique among the tournaments we do because teams play duals in a bracketed …

Talents Unlimited team makes state meet

The Talents Unlimited gymnastics team recently traveled to Normal where they participated in a state-wide gymnastics competition.Nine girls participated in the proceedings; with four girls managing …

Tigers open 2019 season

After Mother Nature forced the cancellation of the Paris Tiger baseball games the first week of the season. Coach Creighton Tarr’s varsity finally got on the field — both home and away. The …

Paris coasts to 2 victories

The Paris Lady Tigers collected two softball victories this week at the expense of rival Tri-County and Okaw Valley. While most teams found their diamonds unplayable due to the wet conditions, the …

Nugent resigns PHS post

Coaches – regardless of the sport or the level of competition – are often cited as role models to their family, friends, spectators and, most importantly, their athletes. The most difficult …

For runner Bill Briggs, age just number

Often, people will categorize people and what they are able to accomplish by factors of height, weight and especially age. Bill Briggs, a longtime resident of Savannah, Georgia, has managed to …

Tri-County softball ready to go

HUME — Clay Bess had a strategy going into his first year of coaching Tri-County Titans high school softball last season. The first-year boss wanted to bring in a new culture of hard work, …

Paris honors boys teams

The Paris Tiger boys basketball team officially ended its 2018-2019 season with the annual awards potluck dinner Sunday, March 3, in the Paris High School Den. The Tigers finished with a 9-20 …

Titans open track season

NORMAL — The tri-County track teams opened their season Saturday, March 2, at the annual Normal University High Indoor Invitational. Despite being the first meet of the season, three new records …

Panthers take tourney title

When the final buzzer sounded at the conclusion of the of the Paris Junior League’s 55th year, the Panthers won the tournament by defeating the Colts 39-30. The win caps a perfect season for the …

Softball season set to open

The Paris Lady Tiger softball team kicks off their 2019 season this week and second-year head coach Jeremy Clodfelder is excited about his team’s potential. Coming off of a 16-10 season — …

Rebuilding Tigers ready

Losing 11 seniors from a team that finished with a 28-3 record in the 2018 season would give cause to believe that a full-blown rebuild was in order for the Paris Tiger baseball team. Paris Tiger …

Championship Sunday

The Colts and the undefeated Panthers will square off Sunday for the championship of the 55th annual Paris Junior League tournament. The championship game will conclude the final day of the …

6 Titans earn LOVC honors

To no one’s surprise, six members of the Tri-County girls basketball team earned LOVC honors. In the final season of the Little Okaw Valley Conference in its current form, the Titans made the …

Lady Tigers celebrate season

The Paris Lady Tigers put a ribbon on their 2018-2019 basketball season last Sunday as they held their awards banquet in The Den at Paris High School. There were numerous individual awards handed …

Paris falls in the LIC finale 68-56

LAWRENCEVILLE- The Paris Tigers fell to Lawrenceville in their final Little Illini Conference game of the season Friday, Feb. 15, 68-56. Paris finished their LIC season with a 1-7 record while …
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Titans were oh so very close

NORMAL — For most of three quarters Friday, it appeared the Tri-County Titan girls basketball team would be playing for a state championship today in Redbird Arena.But an offensive drought in …
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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 …
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Siren Report Paris Police Department April 18, at 12:52 p.m., a female juvenile was stopped at Jefferson and Crawford and cited for exceeding the passenger limit on a graduated drivers license and improper …
Anna Maria Mitchell CHRISMAN – Anna Maria Mitchell, 93, of Chrisman, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Paris Community Hospital. A graveside funeral is 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Hoult Cemetery. …
Harriet Arrasmith CHRISMAN – Harriet B. Arrasmith, 91, of Chrisman, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Colonial Manor, Danville. She retired from the Chrisman school district as a bus …
Charleen Woodyard NEWMAN – Charleen Woodyard, 94, of Hume, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at her residence in Hume. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Joines Funeral …
Bill Willison MARTINSVILLE – Raymond William “Bill” Willison, 73, of Martinsville, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind. A graveside inurnment …