Paris – High school football returns in the Red River Valley. Our KOYN 93.9 Game of the Week will feature the Cooper Bulldogs on homecoming welcoming in the Chisum Mustangs. Both teams are looking for their second win in district 6-3A Division 2. The Paris Wildcats and North Lamar Panthers begin district play in 7-4A Division 1. Paris will host Liberty Eylau on 101.9 KBUS while North Lamar visits Anna on MIX 107.7. Prairiland will host Gunter. Unbeaten Rivercrest is on the road at Quinlan Boles. Detroit welcomes Clarksville and Honey Grove hosts Linden Kildare.
Mount Pleasant – This weekend area high school football returns to action. The Mt. Pleasant Tigers look to build off their first district victory last week when they hit the road to face the Marshall Mavericks. The game can be heard live on KLAKE 97.7 with kick off scheduled for 7:30. The Mt. Vernon Tigers and Winnsboro Red Raiders clash in the Star Country Game of the Week Friday night. The Purple Tigers are 2-0 while Winnsboro has an even record of 1-1 in district 7-3A Division 1. The Pittsburg Pirates host Atlanta while Gilmer visits Pleasant Grove in 7-4A Division 2. Daingerfield is on the road at DeKalb in 7-3A Division 1 and Rivercrest is at Quinlan Boles in 9-2A Division 1.
Sulphur Springs – This weekend area high school football returns to action. The Sulphur Springs Wildcats look to get on the playoff path in district 16-5A when they visit the 8th ranked Texas High Tigers in Texarkana. The game can be heard live on Star Country 95.9. Kickoff is at 7:30. The Mt. Vernon Tigers host a rivalry game against the Winnsboro Red Raiders Friday night. The Cooper Bulldogs celebrate homecoming at Bulldog Stadium against the Chisum Mustangs and Cumby looks to remain unbeaten on the season as they begin district 9-2A Division 2 at home against Maud. All games Friday kick off at 7:30.
This afternoon the Texas Rangers play game one of the ALDS against the Toronto Blue Jays at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The last time these two teams played, Rangers 2nd baseman Rougned Odor ended up with a seven game suspension with the right hook heard from Texas to Canada. Cole Hamels takes to the hill for Texas against Marco Estrada for the Jays. First pitch [on KPLT 1490am and 96.3fm] is set for 3:38pm.
On Sunday afternoon the Dallas Cowboys welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys are 3-1 on the season and in 2nd place in the NFC East while the Bengals are 2-2. After missing two games apiece, Dallas is hoping to have Left Tackle Tyron Smith and cornerback Orlando Scandrick. Kick off on Sunday [on 101.9 KBUS] is set for 3:25.
And in NHL pre-season, the Dallas Stars fall to the Colorado Avalanche 1-0. The Stars start the regular season in one week.