Paris – The bi-district round of the high school football playoffs wrapped up this weekend. The Paris Wildcats advanced past Crandall 21-0 on Thursday night. Paris will meet Alvarado this Friday night at Longview’s Lobo Stadium. Kick off on 101.9 KBUS will be at 7:30. The North Lamar Panthers fell Friday night 42-13 at the hands of Terrell. Rivercrest saw their perfect season come to an end in an upset loss to Kerens 38-28. Detroit was eliminated by Meridian 68-38. In the volleyball regional tournaments, Argyle sweeps the North Lamar Pantherette’s and Detroit goes down in straight sets to Iola.
Mount Pleasant – The bi-district round of the high school football playoffs wrapped up this weekend. On Saturday afternoon at The Star in Frisco, the Mt. Pleasant Tigers season comes to an end at the hands of Highland Park 70-2. On Friday night the Paul Pewitt Brahmas were eliminated by Harmony 48-21. Daingerfield falls to Winona 52-27. The Pittsburg Pirates lose a tight one to Jasper 24-17. On Thursday Mt. Vernon lost to White Oak 46-12. And the Gilmer Buckeyes advanced to the area round this weekend, beating Diboll 50-28. Gilmer will meet the Melissa Cardinals this Friday at Mesquite’s Hanby Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7:30.
Sulphur Springs – The bi-district round of the high school football playoffs wrapped up this weekend. The Cumby Trojans advance to the area round of the post season with a 52-36 win over Hubbard. Cumby will be in the area round this weekend against Iola on Friday night at Palestine Westwood with kickoff set for 7pm. The Sulphur Springs Wildcats saw their season come to an end with a loss to Mesquite Poteet 57-21. The Mt. Vernon Tigers were eliminated at the hands of White Oak 46-12. And the Emory Rains Wildcats fall to Celina 62-21, ending their season.
Yesterday afternoon the Dallas Cowboys win their 8th straight, 35-30 over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rookie quarterback, Dak Prescott threw for over 300 yards and two touchdowns, running back Ezekiel Elliott totaled over 200 yards and had three scores. Receiver Dez Bryant had six catches for 116 yards and a touchdown one day after learning of his fathers passing. The Cowboys are 8-1 on the season and lead the NFC East.
The Dallas Stars had an early lead, but fall in OT 5-4 to the Vancouver Canucks. Patrick Eaves netted a pair of goals while Lauri Korpikoski and Antoine Roussel scored as well. The Stars are 6-6-4, picking up a point in the overtime loss, giving them 16 on the season, 5th in the Central Division. The Stars are back on the ice tomorrow night against New Jersey at 8:30.
And big Shakeups in college football after 2nd, 3rd and 4th ranked team lost this weekend. Unbeaten Alabama remains at the top, followed by Ohio State, Louisville and Michigan. Clemson is 5th, Wisconsin is 6th and Washington is 7th.