The Paris Lady Cats are Bi-District Champions after defeating Henderson in four sets last night. It is the first playoff win in volleyball for Paris since 2011. The Lady Cats will play Van in the Area round.
The North Lamar Pantherettes season is over after a five-set loss to Kilgore. North Lamar win the first two sets but then dropped the last three to the Lady Bulldogs.
Chisum fell to New Boston in three straight sets. Rivercrest lost to North Hopkins in three straight.
The Detroit Lady Eagles beat Como Pickton in three straight for the Bi-District championship.
The Prairiland Junior football Division won their Super Bowl 12-6 over Mt Vernon in overtime. The Prairiland senior football division won their super bowl 8-0 over Mt. Vernon.
The Dallas Stars continued their hot streak after a 4-1 victory over Colorado last night. Jason Dickinson scored 19 seconds into the game. Radek Faksa added a couple of goals and Ben Bishop made 36 saves in the win. After starting the season 1-7-1 the Stars are now 8-8-1 and have won four in a row.
The Dallas Mavericks are back in action tonight as they host the Orlando Magic. Dallas is currently in first place in the Southwest Division with a 4-2 record.
Last night the first College Football Playoff poll was announced and there was a slight difference from the AP Poll. Ohio State is No. 1, LSU is N0. 2, Alabama is 3rd, Penn State is 4th, Clemson is 5th, Georgia is at No. 6, Oregon is 7th, Utah is No. 8, Oklahoma is 9th and Florida is 10th. Baylor comes in at No. 11.
Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck has agreed to a new seven-year contract through the 2026 season, the school announced Tuesday. The school’s board of regents still must approve the new agreement. Salary details were not immediately released. Fleck is 20-13 in three-plus seasons at Minnesota, which is 8-0 for the first time since 1941 and 5-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 1961. The 38-year-old Fleck had been mentioned as a candidate for Florida State’s coaching vacancy and a potential candidate if USC makes a coaching change.
Blood boiling, Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos strongly denied his team has any interest in relocating to London, addressing a report broaching the possibility Tuesday. We’re not going to London. We’re not going anywhere. We’re playing in Los Angeles. This is our home, and this is where we are planning to be for a long f—ing time. Period.”
The Carolina Panthers, seeing no clear timetable for Cam Newton to return from a foot injury on Tuesday, placed their franchise quarterback on season-ending injured reserve. Newton aggravated the Lisfranc injury, originally suffered in the third preseason game, in a Week 2 loss to Tampa Bay. The Panthers will move forward with second-year undrafted quarterback Kyle Allen, who is 5-1 as the starter this season and 6-1 in his career.
This week in High School Football
Nacogdoches at Mt Pleasant on KLAKE 97.7, Mt Vernon at New Boston on STAR Country 96.9, Sulphur Springs will host North Forney on STAR Country 95.9, Melissa at North Lamar on MIX 107.7. Also, Paul Pewitt is at Queen City, New Diana is at Daingerfield Gilmer is at Liberty Eyelau and Rivercrest travels to Honey Grove. Hughes Springs and Paris are off.
Bells at Cooper, Prairiland at Whitewright, Troup at Leonard, Bonham at Van Alstyne and Mt Enterprise at Clarksville