Paris – Friday means high school football in the Red River Valley. It’s homecoming for the Paris Wildcats as they host Pittsburg on 101.9 KBUS. The North Lamar Panthers travel to Pottsboro and be heard live on MIX 107.7. And for our KOYN Game of the Week, the Cooper Bulldogs look to get on track against a high powered Rivercrest Rebel team. In other area action the Chisum Mustangs are at home against Queen City. Prairiland will host Celeste. Detroit will travel to Wolfe City and Honey Grove is on the road at Bells. All games kick off at 7:30.
Mount Pleasant – Week 4 of high school football kicks off tonight. It’s Homecoming for the Mt. Pleasant Tigers as they welcome in Jacksonville on KLAKE 97.7. The Pittsburg Pirates hit the road to visit the Paris Wildcats. The game can be heard live on Star 96.9. The Paul Pewitt Brahmas are at home against the New Boston Lions. The Mt. Vernon Tigers host Ore City. The Hughes Springs Mustangs travel to take on Hooks. The Daingerfield Tigers will be on the road against White Oak. Rivercrest will be at Cooper. And in a clash of 4A powerhouses, the Gilmer Buckeyes travel to Carthage. Games kick off at 7:30.
Sulphur Springs – Week 4 of high school football kicks off tonight. It’s Homecoming at Prim Stadium where the Sulphur Springs Wildcats host Whitehouse. The game will be carried on Star 95.9. Cumby looks to stay unbeaten at home against Trenton. Mt. Vernon hosts Ore City. Cooper welcomes Rivercrest to Bulldog Stadium. Emory Rains is at home against Spring Hill. Como-Pickton hits the road to take on Overton. Winnsboro will be in Gladewater to face Sabine and the Commerce Tigers host Bullard. All games kick off at 7:30.
Tonight the Texas Rangers return home to Globe Life Park against the Oakland A’s for a three game series. The Rangers send Cole Hamels to the mound with 14-5 record and a 3.24 ERA. Texas leads the AL West by 8.5 games over Seattle with eight being the magic number to lock up a division title. First pitch this evening between Texas and Oakland [on kplt 1490am and 96.3fm] is set for 7:05.
The Dallas Cowboys play game two of the 2016 season against Washington in Landover, Maryland. The Cowboys are already a game down in the NFC East after last week’s loss to the Giants. kickoff on Sunday between Dallas and Washington [on 101.9 KBUS] is at noon.
And in college football the 6th ranked Houston Cougars knock off Cincinnati 40-16 behind 400 yards and 3 total TDs from quarterback and Tyler, Texas native, Greg Ward Jr. Tonight number 21 Baylor takes on Rice. On Saturday in a top 10 match up, 2nd ranked Florida State plays number 10 Louisville. Top ranked Alabama faces 19 Ole Miss. Number 3 Ohio State is up against 14 Oklahoma. 11th ranked Texas plays Cal. 17th ranked Texas A&M plays Auburn and TCU plays Iowa State.