Paris – Three teams remain in the high school baseball and softball playoffs. The Paris Wildcats begin a three game series on 101.9 KBUS on Thursday with game one at 7:30 from Mesquite. 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.
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 Thursday evening at 7pm. Game two the same time on Friday and game three, if necessary, will be 2pm on Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Chapel Hill Red Devils face Edgewood and the Pittsburg Pirate baseball team will take on the Canton Eagles in the Area round. Details are still in the works.
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. Details are still in the works. Meanwhile, Sulphur Springs high school will be hosting an area round playoff baseball game Friday evening when the North Lamar Panthers take on Mabank. First pitch will be at 6:30.
Last night the Texas Rangers fall to the Chicago White Sox in 11 innings 8-4. Hanser Alberto hit an RBI single to even the game at four apiece in the bottom of the 9th, but White Sox 3rd baseman Todd Frazier’s second homer of the night came in the top of the 11th with the bases loaded to give Chicago the lead. The two teams square off once again tonight [on kplt 1490am and 96.3fm]. Derek Holland takes to the hill for the Rangers. First pitch is at 7:05.
The Dallas Stars stay alive after last night’s 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues. Mattias Janmark, Vernon Fiddler and Jason Spezza netted the goals for Dallas, who scored all three in the opening period. With the series now tied at 3-3, the Stars and Blues play their decisive game seven tomorrow night at the American Airline Center. Puck drop is at 7.
And in the NBA playoffs the Miami Heat win in overtime, yet against 94-87 over the Toronto Raptors. The series is even at two games apiece. And the Golden State Warriors defteated the Portland Trail Blazers 132-125 in overtime with the help of the return of Steph Curry who scored 40.