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 …

Harley Barry hits 1,000

When a group of individuals put the needs of the team before the needs or wants of themselves, success often follows shortly behind. The Tri-County girl’s basketball team (19-4) has managed to …

Panthers still rule in Junior League

The Panthers continued to dominate play in the Paris Junior League Sunday, Jan. 13, in Eveland Gym. Panthers 52, Cardinals 10 In the first game of the afternoon, the Panthers easily chalked up …

Tigers fall to Green Wave

The Paris Tigers had a visit from their former Apollo Conference foe the Mattoon Green Wave Tuesday evening, falling to their visitors 74-46. On the night, Coltin Landrum and Mason Hutchings …

Lady Titans fall to Schlarman

DANVILLE — The Tri-County girls basketball team faced the state’s Class 1A top ranked team Friday nd fell to the Hilltoppers 81-48. TCT’s schedule this year includes teams from each of the …

Lady Tigers fall to Mattoon

The Paris girls had their chance to knock off the Mattoon Lady Green Wave Thursday night in Paris, but Mattoon managed to escape town with a 46-43 win. The back and forth game saw even play …

Junior League enters second half

Eveland Gym was hopping with excitement as the second half of the Paris Junior League season opened with the Bears, Hawks, Colts and Panthers took the wins. Bears 49, Lions 6 In the first game …

Lady Titans handle Paris

OAKLAND — In a phone interview with the Prairie Press last week, Tri-County girls basketball Coach Joe Morrisey said his team had “six or seven” players that really made his squad go. As …

Tigers get a home victory

The Paris Tigers got a win on their home floor, knocking off the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond Knights 56-39 on Monday night, January 7. The two teams usually face one another at some point in …
Next up: Tri-County

Lady Tigers remain unbeaten in LIC

The Lady Tiger basketball team rang in the New Year by cruising to a 53-32 over the visiting Red Hill Lady Salukis on Thursday, Jan. 3. Red Hill brought a physical brand of basketball and …
At Oakland High School Monday

Tri-County Lady Titans host Paris Monday

OAKLAND — Girls basketball players who play for the Tri-County Lady Titans know that they have a tradition of success to uphold. The Lady Titan winning culture has been formed over the course of …
Next up: Arthur-Lovington-Atwood Hammond Monday

State-ranked Casey dominates Paris 72-37

CASEY — The Paris Tiger basketball team was unable to get anything going Friday night as they fell at the hands of state-ranked Casey-Westfield 72-37. Head coach Shawn Nugent saw several flaws …

Historic changes coming in Illinois football

A landmark decision was made earlier this month changing the entire landscape of Illinois high school football — and many are upset with the results. The Illinois High School Association put …

TCT girls pick up big wins

CHARLESTON — The Tri-County girls basketball team got off to a hot start this season, posting a 14-0 record. Their most recent success came in the first day of the Charleston Holiday Classic …

Tigers finally find groove

KANSAS — The Paris Tigers took their third win in the Tri-County Boys Holiday Tourney Friday evening, downing Palestine/Hutsonville 45-35 in final pool play Friday evening at Kansas High …

Paris girls play for fifth

CHARLESTON — The Paris Lady Tigers picked up two big wins Friday in the annual Charleston Girls Holiday Tourney, defeating Pekin and Danville. The victories move the Lady Tigers into the fifth …

Titans pick up 9th win

BEMENT — The Tri-County Titans and the Cerro Gordo/Bement Broncos played Dec. 18 in Bement as Tri-County hoped to bounce back from a Saturday afternoon loss to Tuscola.  Tri-County used an 11-5 …

Coach excited about team

TEUTOPOLIS — For just the second time this season, the Paris Lady Tigers suffered a loss — this time at the hands of the Teutopolis Lady Wooden Shoes Thursday, Dec. 20, by the score of …

Price-Wilson, Isaf hit 1,000 points

There are many different milestones in the life of a high school basketball player but nearly none are as prestigious as reaching one’s 1,000th career point. That is precisely what Paris High …
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 …
Next up: Casey-Westfield

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 …
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Jean Daughhetee Jean Daughhetee, 91, of Paris, passed away at 10:43 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care, Terre Haute, Ind. She was a license investigator for the State of …
Patty Hickox CASEY – Patricia Gail “Patty” Hickox, 64, of Casey, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Casey Health Care Center.  A funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. …
Charlotte Thompson CASEY – Charlotte Diane Thompson, 72, of Earlville, passed away at 5:17 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at the home of her son in Normal. A funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Jan. 22, at 5:04 p.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at Madison and Ten Broeck. The first vehicle involved was a 2015 GMC driven by Jill M. Taylor, 38, 821 W. …
Marilyn Osborne CASEY – Marilyn Marie Osborne, 66, of Casey, and formerly of Danville, passed away at 4:53 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the home of her daughter in Westfield.  A funeral service is 2 …