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 …

Cow Chip Classic attracts 444 runners

CHRISMAN – Traditions in sports are often unique and understood in a realm of their own, with no one loving them more than the athletes themselves. This includes willingly running through a …

Paris is off to a hot start

The Paris Lady Tiger volleyball team used several strong performances this past week to retain its undefeated record. The Lady Tigers were able to mark victories over Georgetown-Ridge Farm, South …

Tigers hit the LIC road

Heading into week three of the football season with a 2-0 record is something the Paris Tigers have become accustomed to over the last three seasons. Paris will carry that mark with them as they …

TCT golf notches 1st victory

WINDSOR — The Tri-County golf team traveled to Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Wednesday, securing its first win of the 2019 season. As the nine hole round concluded, the Titans were boosted by …

TCT volleyball takes victories

OAKLAND — The Tri-County volleyball team hosted Arcola Thursday winning the Lincoln Prairie conference matchup in three sets, 25-10, 21-25, 25-10. Tri-County used dominant net play in the …

Tiger golfers impressive

OLNEY — Richland County Country Club was the site of the Olney Invitational Friday afternoon, Sept. 6 and the Paris Tiger golf team had yet another impressive finish. The Tiger golfers finished …

Mayo softball advances in IESA regional

The Mayo middle school softball team went 1-2 in its contests over the past week, with several offensive struggles making themselves present at time for the Lady Redbirds. Mayo 6, Champaign …

Titans take big win 48-12

OAKLAND — The Tri-County football team came out of the gate on fire, scoring early and often en route to a dominating 48-12 win over Blue Ridge Friday at Titan Field. After a tough opening two …

Titans seeded 7th in regional

The draw for this season’s IESA Class 1A junior high softball tournament was announced on Thursday as Tri-County was given the seventh seed of the eight-team Villa Grove Regional. The Titans …

Redbird baseball gets wins

The Mayo Redbird baseball team enjoyed another successful week on the diamond as they finished with a 2-1 record over the last seven days. After falling to Marshall Saturday, Aug. 31 by the score …

VB team picks up another victory

The Paris volleyball got out to a quick start in their Thursday evening matchup with Martinsville, winning the contest in straight sets 25-11, 25-14. The win extends the Lady Tiger record to 3-0 …

Tigers dominate Warriors

Most of the Paris Tiger players and coaches wanted to forget last week’s narrow victory over the Newton Eagles — but instead they used it as a valuable teaching tool. Kudos to the players for …

Missed opportunities

VILLA GROVE — The Tri-County Titans had their chances to put rival Villa Grove-Heritage on the ropes in the Lincoln Prairie Conference Friday but the Blue Devils prevailed, taking down TCT …

Golfers off to a hot start

TUSCOLA — It was a successful week for the Paris Tiger golf teams as they were victorious in each of their matches on the road. On Wednesday, Aug. 28, the Tigers traveled to Tuscola to face the …

Titan baseball splits games

OBLONG —The Tri-County junior high baseball team traveled to Oblong on Thursday afternoon to take on the Panthers, winning the contest 11-5. After loading the bases, Jack Houlihan was hit by a …

Mayo Redbird baseball 2-1 on the week

The Mayo Redbird baseball team wrapped up their first full week of games, finishing with a 2-1 mark on the young season. Mayo 4, Cumberland 3 Mayo travelled to Cumberland on Thursday to face a …

Paris VB open 2-0

The Paris volleyball team is off to a strong start in the 2019 season, r undefeated after two matches. The group swept North Vermillion Wednesday, Aug. 28, defeating the Falcons 25-14, 25-16 and …

Tri-County falls 41-13

OAKLAND — The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood Hammond (ALAH) Knights used a huge third quarter to take a 41-13 win over the Tri-County Titans Friday, Aug. 30, at Titan Field. Despite these two teams …

Tigers outlast the Eagles

In the opening game of the 2019 football season, the Paris Tigers prevailed over the Newton Eagles in a nailbiter by the score of 13-12. Overcoming a flurry of mistakes on the offensive side of …

Titans drop season openers

CASEY — After graduating a strong eighth grade class a year ago, the Tri-County Titans junior high baseball team had to go youthful, allowing fifth graders to join the team for the 2019. The …

Mayo takes win over Eagles 5-2

The Mayo Lady Redbirds took the win in the game against crosstown rival Crestwood Thursday, Aug. 22, 5-2. Mayo 5, Crestwood 2 Mayo used some swift base running and a keen offensive eye to jump …

Paris kicks off season Friday

With the historic 2018 Paris Tiger football season in the rearview mirror, Paris Coach Jeremy Clodfelder and his troops are ready to embark on another mission. Paris completed a perfect 9-0 …

PHS golfers take tri-match

OAKLAND — Paris took its first triangular match of the season Tuesday, Aug. 20, cruising to a 24-stroke win over Oblong and Tri-County. The Tigers carded a 152 team total to easily beat …

Acklin race entries open

Registration is still being accepted for the third annual Doc Acklin Race on Saturday, August 31, at 7:30 am, at Paris High School, 14040 E. 1200th Road, Paris. Registration must be received by …

Softball opens season

The 2019-2020 school sports season is officially underway with junior high softball. The Mayo Lady Redbirds and Tri-County Titans kicked off their seasons this past week. The junior high softball …

Mayo, Eagles ready to play ball

The Mayo Redbirds and Crestwood Eagles junior high baseball teams are gearing up for the opening of their 2019 seasons Tuesday. The Mayo Redbird baseball team will return nine players from last …

JFL opens season today

The Paris JFL football teams kick off their regular season at Allen Field today and both the fifth and sixth and seventh and eighth grade squads have their eyes on the league championships. The …

Ultra-Marathon tests runner

A runner with Chrisman ties completed what might be the toughest cross-country race on earth. Jordan Reader, the son of Chrisman native Mark Reader, completed the Arctic Triple Lofoten Ultra-Trail …

Paris All-Stars take title

The Paris 14U Babe Ruth all-stars are currently competing in the Ohio Valley regional tournament being held in Huntington, West Virginia. Paris earned their spot in the field by defeating Jasper …

Spinner takes national titles

Edgar County resident Paul Spinner competed in the U.S.A. Track and Field National Master’s Outdoor Championships at Iowa State University last week, running away with two first-place finishes and …
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Siren Report Paris Police Department Sept. 16, at 12:19 p.m., a hit and run occurred at 240 West Wood Street. Involved was a 2001 Buick Park Avenue driven by Jonathan T. Murray, 23, of 412 Sutherland and a …
Joan Hills CASEY – Joan Vale Hills, 87, of Casey, and formerly of Martinsville, passed away at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at her home. A graveside funeral service and burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday, …
Chester Higginbotham Chester Dale “Bud” Higginbotham, 87, of rural Paris, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Life’s Journey. He was a farmer. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at …
Joleen Spires MARSHALL – Joleen Spires, 81, of Marshall, passed away at noon Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. A service honoring her life is 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the First Christian Church, with Pastors Gary …
Judy Budd CASEY – Judith Ilene Black Budd, 77, of Casey, passed away at 6:34 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at her home.  A funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Macedonia Baptist …