Paris – Several teams in the area had the night off on Friday, but there were heated rivalries that took place. In a defensive battle, the Chisum Mustangs pick up their first district win, defeating Prairiland 7-0. Chisum is 1-1, while the Patriots fall to 0-2. The Rivercrest Rebels stay perfect on the season after beating Detroit 46-6. Rivercrest is 5-0, while the Eagles fall to 1-5. The Clarksville Tigers drop to 0-6 after losing to Lindsay 58-0.
Mount Pleasant – Friday night football was highlighted by the Morris County clash, where the Daingerfield Tigers edge out the Paul Pewitt Brahmas 31-28. Daingerfield begins district play with a 1-0 record while Pewitt drops to 0-1. The Rivercrest Rebels stay perfect on the season at 5-0 after dismantling Detroit 46-6. And Mt. Vernon is on the right path to the post season after beating Commerce 38-30 and improving to 2-0 in district 7-3A Division 2. And the Mt. Pleasant Tigers are 1-1 in district, claiming a 30-21 win over Pine Tree.
Sulphur Springs – Most area schools were in action Friday night. The Mt. Vernon Tigers highlighted the evening, improving to 2-0 in district play after beating the Commerce Tigers 38-30. Cumby remains undefeated at 6-0 after defeating Simms Bowie 42-12. The Sulphur Springs Wildcats drop to the Marshall Mavericks 56-13 and are now 1-1 in District 16-5A. Greenville falls to Hallsville 33-12 and Winnsboro falls to Farmersville 17-7 and are 1-1 in district.
Yesterday afternoon the Dallas Cowboys win over San Francisco 24-17. The Cowboys were lead by rookies Dak Prescott with 245 yards passing and two touchdowns and running back Zeke Elliott ran for 138 and a touchdown. Dallas is 3-1 on the season and are in 2nd place in the NFC East behind the Eagles. The Giants are 2-1 and play tonight against Minnesota.
The Texas Rangers wrapped up the regular season yesterday afternoon, falling to Tampa Bay 6-4. The Rangers finish with the best record in the American League at 95-67, giving Texas home field advantage throughout the post season. The Rangers await their ALDS opponent, they’ll play the winner of Toronto and Baltimore, who play their one game playoff tomorrow night.
And for the first time since 2008, team USA defeated Europe in the Ryder Cup. Team USA was led by Phil Mickelson and Patrick Reed.