Paris – Three teams remain in the high school baseball and softball playoffs. The Paris Wildcats begin a three game series tonight on 101.9 KBUS with game one at 7:30 from Mesquite’s Tillary Field. The Wildcats will be off tomorrow before finishing the series in Mesquite on Saturday with game 2 at 1pm. On Friday the North Lamar baseball and softball teams will be in action. The Panthers are in a one game playoff with Mabank at Sulphur Springs high school. The game will be live on KOYN 93.9 with first pitch at 6:30. The North Lamar softball team will play game one Friday evening on MIX 107.7. First pitch from the circle at NTCC in Mt. Pleasant is set for 6pm. Game two would follow immediately after and game three is Saturday at 2pm if necessary.
Mount Pleasant – Area high school baseball and softball playoffs continue later in the week. STAR Country 96.9 will broadcast live from Pine Tree high school where the Hughes Springs Lady Mustangs will take on the Redwater Lady Dragons in the regional quarterfinal round. Game one on Star will be heard tomorrow evening at 7pm. Game two will be the same time on Friday and game three, if necessary, will be 2pm on Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Hughes Springs baseball team will take on Farmersville. The Chapel Hill Red Devils face Edgewood and the Pittsburg Pirates will take on the Canton Eagles in the Area round tomorrow at Mike Carter Field in Tyler. First pitch is set for 7:30.
Sulphur Springs – The Sulphur Springs Lady Cat softball team will continue their post season journey coming up this weekend. The Lady Cats will take on Mansfield Legacy in the regional quarterfinal round. Meanwhile, Sulphur Springs high school will be hosting an area round playoff baseball game tomorrow evening when the North Lamar Panthers take on Mabank. First pitch will be at 6:30. And the North Hopkins baseball team will be in action in the area round with a best of three series against Harleton starting with games one and two on tomorrow at 5 in Mineola. Game three, if necessary, will be at the same location on Saturday at noon.
Yesterday afternoon, Ian Desmond and Prince Fielder had a pair of RBIs each while Adrian Beltre drove in the eventual winning run as the Rangers top the White Sox 6-5. The Rangers are 20-15 on the season and have the day off before returning home tomorrow to face the Blue Jays.
Last night the Dallas Stars saw their season fall apart in their game 7 loss to St. Louis 6-1 in the western conference semi-finals.
And in the NBA playoffs the Golden State Warriors win over Portland 125-121 to eliminate the Trailblazers and advance to the Western Conference Finals. While the Toronto Raptors take a 3-2 series lead after beating Miami 99-91.