Paris – High school football kicks off with week 5 tonight. It’s homecoming for the North Lamar Panthers as they host the Canton Eagles at RL Maddox Stadium. The game can be heard live on MIX 107.7 The Paris Wildcats play on 101.9 KBUS when they travel to face 2nd ranked Argyle. And for our KOYN Game of the Week the Prairiland Patriots and Cooper Bulldogs kick off district play at Patriot Stadium. Chisum is on the road at Sadler Southmade. Rivercrest looks to stay unbeaten when they host Alba-Golden at The Swamp. Honey Grove celebrates homecoming against unbeaten Cumby. Detroit is at Simms Bowie. Clarksville travel to Jefferson and Hugo, Oklahoma will host Wilberton.
Mount Pleasant – Area high school football picks back up tonight. The Mt. Pleasant Tigers begin district 16-5A on KLAKE 97.7 against the Hallsville Bobcats. And on the Star Country Game of the Week the Mt. Vernon Tigers square off with the Grand Saline Indians. The Pittsburg Pirates hit the road to take on Tatum and Gilmer looks to bounce back against Nacogdoches. And the Paul Pewitt Brahmas host Ore City tonight. Next week the Morris County Rivalry is reborn when the Daingerfield Tigers squares off with Pewitt.
Sulphur Springs – Area high school football picks back up Friday tonight. The Sulphur Springs Wildcats kick off district 16-5A play on Star Country 95.9 when they travel to Longview to take on the Pine Tree Pirates. Cumby looks to remain undefeated when they visit Honey Grove. The Mt. Vernon Tigers begin district play against Grand Saline. Cooper is in a rivalry game against Prairiland and the Commerce Tigers hit the road for Farmersville. Rains will host Redwater and Greenville is at home against Hallsville.
Last night the Houston Astros fall to the LA Angels 2-0, cutting the Texas Rangers magic number down to one to lock up the AL West for the second straight year. The Rangers will be crowned division champs tonight with either a win over Oakland or an Astros loss to the Angels. Texas will send Cole Hamels to the mound tonight to begin their final road series on the road. First pitch tonight against the A’s [on KPLT 1490am and 96.3fm] is set for 8:35.
The Dallas Cowboys look for their second straight win when they host the 0-2 Bears at AT&T Stadium Sunday night [on 101.9 KBUS]. The Cowboys have had a healthy first two weeks of the season, while Chicago is banged up with eight players missing practice this week, including defensive linemen Eddie Goldman and Lamaar Houston. Both sat with leg injuries. Cowboys defensive back, Orlando Scandrick could be limited in the game after missing practice this week with a hamstring injury. The Cowboys and Bears kickoff at 7:30 Sunday night.