Paris – The bi-district round of the girls high school basketball playoffs begin tonight and wrap up tomorrow. This evening the North Lamar Pantherette’s open the post season at Emory Rains high school against Gilmer. The game can be heard live on MIX 107.7. Pre-game begins at 5:45. Tip off is at 6pm. Also at 6, Rivercrest will take on McLeod at Hughes Springs, followed by the Clarksville Lady Tigers against Hawkins at 8. The Honey Grove Lady Warriors face Fruitvale at 6:30 at Greenville high school. At 7 the Prairiland Lady Patriots play Mt. Vernon at Sulphur Springs. And the Detroit Lady Eagles take on Union Grove at Mt. Pleasant. Tip off is at 8pm. Meanwhile, tomorrow night the Cooper Dogette’s take on Queen City. The game is scheduled for a 6pm tip off at Chapel Hill high school in Mt. Pleasant.
Mount Pleasant – The bi-district round of the girls high school basketball playoffs begin tonight and wrap up tomorrow. The Chapel Hill Lady Devils won’t have to venture too far. The 17th ranked Lady Devils play New Boston at Willie Williams gym at Mt. Pleasant high school. The contest can be heard live on Star 96.9. Tip off this evening is set for 6pm. Following that game on Star will be live coverage of the Paul Pewitt Lady Brahmas against DeKalb at MPHS. The 18th ranked Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers begin post season play against Prairiland tonight on KLAK 97.7. The game will be played at Sulphur Springs at 7pm. The Rivercrest Lady Rebels play at Hughes Springs high school at 6pm against McLeod. And the 7th ranked Winnsboro Lady Raiders take on Farmersville tonight.
Sulphur Springs – The bi-district round of the girls high school basketball playoffs begin tonight and wrap up tomorrow. The 7th ranked Winnsboro Lady Raiders take on the Farmersville Lady Farmers. This evening the 18th ranked Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers will take on Prairiland. That game can be heard on our sister Station KLAK 97.7. Tip off from Sulphur Springs High school between Mt. Vernon and Prairiland is set for 7pm. Tomorrow night the district champion Sulphur Springs Lady Cats play the 4th seeded Lindale Lady Eagles at 7pm. And the Cooper Dogette’s take on Queen City. The game is scheduled for a 6pm tomorrow evening from Chapel Hill high school in Mt. Pleasant.
After a horrid January, the Dallas Stars are playing their best hockey of the season in February. Winners of six out of their last seven, the Stars beat western conference leader Chicago on Thursday, then over the weekend beat the NHL’s points leader Washington 4-3 on Saturday. The Stars are now tied for the west lead with 77 points on the season and will take on Nashville tonight on the road at 7pm.
In the NBA Warriors Guard Klay Thompson wins the 3 point contest over teammate Steph Curry. The West defeats the East 196-173 in the All-Star break, but it was Zach Lavine and Aaron Gordon who highlighted the weekend with the most stellar slam dunk contest since Jordan and Wilkins battled it out in ’88. LaVine clinched the title by going between the legs after jumping from the free throw line.
And counting down to Daytona this coming Sunday, for 23 sprint cup seasons we saw Jeff Gordon circle the tracks inside the number 24. This season, with Gordon retired, it’ll be 20 year old Chase Elliott with the number on his car after becoming the youngest polesitter in Daytona history. Engines start at noon on Sunday for the Daytona 500.