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 …

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 …
Next up: at Flora Friday, Oct. 19

Undefeated season in sight for Paris Tigers

For the first time since 1970, the Paris Tigers have earned at least a share of a conference title.The Tigers took care of business on Senior Night at Tiger Stadium Friday with a 48-0 drubbing of the …

Lady Tigers hosting LIC meet

After what has been a challenging 2018 campaign, the Paris girls tennis team hosts the Little Illini Conference tournament today. The Lady Tigers currently stand in the middle of the pack at 5-8 …

Tri-County picks up fourth win with 42-8 triumph

OAKLAND — It’s been a rough ride for the Tri-County Titans football team the past three weeks. After starting the season with three consecutive wins and going 3-0, the Titans dropped …
Senior Night against Robinson is Friday

Paris fights for a tough 42-27 Homecoming victory

In front of a capacity crowd on Homecoming night, the top two teams in the Little Illini Conference put on quite a show Friday at Tiger Stadium.When the …

Lady Tigers unbeaten in LIC

The Paris Lady Tiger volleyball team has worked hard through their 2018 campaign and are now leading the Little Illini Conference. The Lady Tigers, who finished their 2017 season at 17-11, …

Crestwood, Mayo girls remain unbeaten

The Crestwood Lady Eagles and the Mayo Lady Redbirds remain undefeated in girls basketball play. Each Mayo team is 4-0 on the season. The Crestwood seventh and eighth grade are undefeated, …

Tigers pound Lions 49-14

MARSHALL — For the second time in three weeks, the Paris Tigers football team played the spoiler role during an opposing team’s homecoming. This time, it was the Marshall Lions (4-2) who had …
Next up: Homecoming against Olney

Tigers pound Lions 49-14

MARSHALL — For the second time in three weeks, the Paris Tigers football team played the spoiler role during an opposing team’s homecoming. This time, it was the Marshall Lions (4-2) who had …
Next up: Oblong

Salt Fork Storm rain on Tri-County comeback

CATLIN – A game of contrasting football styles was played Friday, Sept. 21, when the Tri-County Titans and the Salt Fork storm met at Catlin. Tri-County brought the ground-and-pound wishbone …
LIC rival Marshall is next

Tigers dominate in 63-0 win

For the first time in half a century, a Paris Tigers football team has started the season with a perfect 5-0 record.The 2018 Paris Tigers reached that mark with a resounding 63-0 victory over Farmer …

TITANS FALL TO PIRATES 42-7

OAKLAND — The Tri-County Titan football team suffered its first loss of the season to a tough Cumberland Pirate team, 42-7 on Homecoming and Senior Night. It was a huge game atmosphere …
C-WOOD, MAYO TAKE WINS

Lady Eagles take up where they left off rolling to easy wins

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:08 Prairie1 The Crestwood Lady Eagles and Mayo Lady Redbirds opened their 2018 basketball seasons with convincing victories Thursday (Sept. 13). The Crestwood eighth …

Lady Redbirds are 4-1

With the opening week of the softball season now in the books, the Lady Redbirds of Mayo Middle School are redhot, going 4-1 including an exciting win against Cumberland.The Lady Redbirds, coached by …

Playing deep in the heart

When a baseball player has an opportunity to play at the next level near his hometown, he considers himself blessed.When that same player has an opportunity to play 12 hours from home, he still …

Paris JFL camp underway

The Paris youth football camp kicked off this past week at Allen field. The camp was open to all children between the grades of four through eight and led by the head of the youth football program …

Good game, Challenger League!

All photos courtesy of Christian Colvin 

Soon: A field of their own

The Little League Challengers of East Central Illinois celebrated the conclusion of the league’s fifth season Wednesday (July 4) with the traditional all-star game.And while the league has …

Prospect wins battle of the banks

Following a week marred by rain, the Paris Babe Ruth league returned to action Tuesday, June 26. Prospect Bank defeated First Bank by the final of 14-3 in a game that ended via the 10-run …

Post 211 Juniors lose 2

CHARLESTON —  The lack of timely hitting spelled doom for the Paris Post 211 Junior Legion team against Charleston Post 90 Sunday, June 24. Post 211 dropped the opener 2-0 and fell in the …

Paris dominating on the diamond

The June 16 and 17 weekend was a good one for some Paris area ball teams.Both the Paris Lakers and Paris Predators came home with championship hardware from Indiana tournaments. Paris Lakers are …

Paris falls in title game

Despite a ferocious comeback attempt in the top of the sixth inning Saturday (May 26), the Paris Lady Tigers were unable to close the gap before falling 10-7 to top-seeded Chatham Glenwood in the …

Tigers fall to Mattoon 2-1

CHARLESTON — For the second time in five weeks, the Paris Tigers and the Mattoon Green Wave squared off on the baseball field.The stakes were much higher Thursday (May 24) as the two teams …

Lady Tigers play for title

The Paris Lady Tigers rolled past Jacksonville Wednesday (May 23) in the regional semifinal matchup, beating the Lady Crimsons 16-1.The victory moves the Lady Tigers into the Class 3A regional …

Boys Tennis Sectionals Results

Paris tennis finished off their winning season of 12-8 and 6-3 in the LIC, with a tough sectional visit to Champaign last Friday. Paris Head Coach Stefan Aydt noted the difference in competition …

Historic win

CASEY — For the first time in recent memory the Paris Lady Tigers softball team took down the high-powered Casey-Westfield Warriors 10-7 Friday (May 11).The Lady Tigers took the lead late in …

PHS banners to return

The accomplishments of former Paris High School athletes may soon find a home in the new school, the Paris Cooperative High School Board learned Monday, May 14.Paris High School basketball coach …

Paris tennis closes season with winning record

Paris tennis wrapped up their season with a 6-3 win over Robinson this past Monday in Paris. “We started the night by honoring our seniors, who have had a huge impact on our program. As …
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Jace Gill Jace Thomas Gill, 10, of Paris, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in the emergency room of Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, …
Sharon Creed MARSHALL – Sharon Rae Creed, 72, of Marshall, went to be reunited with many members of her family and dog Booger at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Providence Health Care, St. Mary of the …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Oct. 17, at 3:32 a.m., Nathaniel E. Schumacher, 21, was arrested at his residence and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic syringes, …
Siren Report Paris Police Department Oct. 17, at 12:42 a.m., Blake M. Meehan, 18, 918 Cherry Point Road, was arrested at 15150 U.S. Hwy. 150 and charged with retail theft. Meehan was transported to the Edgar …
Paul Jacobs Paul Eugene Jacobs, 86, passed away Oct. 5, 2018, at Dyersburg, Tenn., after a brief illness. He will be interred at a private ceremony in the family plot at Vermilion Cemetery. Mr. Jacobs was …