Paris – Red River Valley volleyball teams finished the regular season last night. The 14th ranked North Lamar Pantherette’s win their 6th straight district title after defeating the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks. North Lamar will take on Wills Point in the bi-district round of the playoffs. The Paris Lady Cats won over Liberty Eylau and face Mabank. Prairiland beat Como-Pickton last night and will be up against New Boston. Chisum will face the Hooks Lady Hornets. Playoff details are still in the works.
Mount Pleasant – Area volleyball teams finished the regular season last night. The Chapel Hill Lady Devils fall to the Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers last night. Chapel Hill will take on district runner up Paul Pewitt in the opening round of the playoffs. District champion, Mt. Vernon will play against Queen City. The Gilmer Lady Buckeyes also qualified for the playoffs, while the Mt. Pleasant Lady Tigers finish their season, falling to Pine Tree. The bi-district round of the Texas high school volleyball playoffs will be Monday and Tuesday.
Sulphur Springs – Area volleyball teams finish the regular season last night. The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats finish as the number two seed in district 16-5A. They’ll take on Highland Park out of district 15 in the bi-district round. The district champion Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers defeated the Chapel Hill Lady Devils last night. The top seeded Lady Tigers will take on Queen City in the opening round of the post season. Emory Rains went unbeaten in district 13-4A. They’ll take on the number four seed out of district 14. Playoffs in volleyball begin Monday.
Last night the Dallas Stars pick up a win over Winnipeg 3-2. Anti Niemi collected 28 saves to stifle the Jets attack. Brett Ritchie, Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin scored for Dallas. The Stars are 3-2-1 on the season with 7 points. Dallas and Winnipeg meet against north of the border tomorrow night at 7pm.
Yesterday was opening night in the NBA. The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers raise the banner before beating the New York Knicks 117-88, led by a LeBron James triple-double. The San Antonio Spurs dominate the new look Golden State Warriors Paris Junior College product, Jonathan Simmons, chipped in 20 points for the Spurs.
The Dallas Mavericks play their season opener tonight at Indiana. Dirk and the crew tip off at 6pm.
And in game one of the World Series, the Cleveland Indians dominate at home 6-0 over the Chicago Cubs. Game two is tonight in Cleveland at 6pm.