Paris – A pair of Red River Valley volleyball teams play the in the regional quarterfinal round of the playoffs tonight. On MIX 107.7, the North Lamar Pantherette’s meet Emory Rains at Sulphur Springs Middle School gym. Match time is 6:30. And the Detroit Lady Eagles face Cumby at Mt. Pleasant High School at 7 for a shot at the regional tournament.
Meanwhile, only two days until the start of the of the football post season. On Thursday night the Paris Wildcats play Crandall at Allen’s Eagle Stadium. The game will be carried on 101.9 KBUS. On Friday, the North Lamar Panthers face Terrell in Terrell on MIX 107.7. The Rivercrest Rebels take on Kerens at Emory Rains on KOYN 93.9. And the Detroit Eagles are at Forney High School against Meridian. Friday’s games kickoff at 7:30.
Mount Pleasant – It’s playoff time in Texas as area football teams begin the post season. On Thursday night the Mt. Vernon Tigers take on White Oak at Gilmer High School at 7:30 on KLAKE 97.7. KLAKE will also carry the Pittsburg Pirates in the bi-district round against Jasper Friday night in Palestine, while on Star Country 96.9 the Paul Pewitt Brahmas go up against Big Sandy Harmony. Both games kick off at 7:30. And on Saturday the Mt. Pleasant Tigers travel to Dallas Cowboys Headquarters in Frisco where they’ll take on the Highland Park Scots at The Star. Kickoff on KLAKE 97.7 is at 1pm Saturday afternoon.
Another Pittsburg Pirate athlete is headed to the next level as Lady Pirate softball player Kaycee Parker signs to be on the diamond with Tyler Junior College.
Sulphur Springs – The Cumby Lady Trojans continue post season play tonight as they look to earn a trip to the regional tournament. They’ll meet up with the Detroit Lady Eagles at Mt. Pleasant High School at 7pm.
It’s playoff time in Texas as area football teams begin the post season. The Cumby Trojans play Thursday night as well. They’ll be up against Hubbard at 7:30. Also on Thursday the Mt. Vernon Tigers take on White Oak at Gilmer High School. Kick off from Jeff Trailor Stadium is set for 7:30. And to wrap up the Thursday night games, the Winnsboro Red Raiders take on Jefferson at 7pm. The Sulphur Springs Wildcats will be featured on Star Country 95.9 on Friday evening. They’ll face off with Mesquite Poteet at Lindale while the Emory Rains Wildcats meet Celina at Mesquite Memorial Stadium. Both Friday games kick off at 7:30.
Tonight the Dallas Mavericks look to make it two straight then they visit the L-A Lakers. Harrison Barnes has taken his game to a new level after receiving a max deal from the Mavs, averaging 21 points and shooting 94 percent from the foul stripe. Tip off tonight between the Mavs and Lakers is at 9:30.
The Stars will take to the ice this evening in Winnipeg against the Jets. The Stars are forth in the Central Division with 11 points. Puck drop is at 7pm.
And the Texas Rangers extend a qualifying offer to outfielder Ian Desmond, who will have a week to accept the $17.2 million dollar offer. Meanwhile, the Rangers announce they will not pick up Derek Holland’s 2017 option, making Holland a free agent. And Manager Jeff Banister joins Cleveland’s Terry Francona and Baltimore’s Buck Showalter as finalists for American League Manager of the Year.