Paris – Area high school volleyball returns to the court tonight for district play, highlighted by the school years first cross town showdown. The Paris Lady Cats make the long trip around the loop to face the North Lamar Pantherette’s at Panther gym. Match time is 6pm. The Prairiland Lady Patriots, fresh off their victory over Chisum, will host Como-Pickton while the Detroit Lady Eagles travel to Rivercrest. Chisum has a bye.
Mount Pleasant – Area high school volleyball returns to the court tonight for district play. In a district rivalry highlighting the evening, the Chapel Hill Lady Devils host the Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers for possession of first place in the district. Match time is at 5:30. The Paul Pewitt Lady Brahmas welcome in the Hughes Springs Lady Mustangs. The Mt. Pleasant Lady Tigers will be hosting Greenville at Willie Williams gym. The Rivercrest Lady Rebels host Detroit and Pittsburg will host number 15 Pleasant Grove.
Sulphur Springs – Area high school volleyball returns to the court tonight for district play. The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats will be at Wildcat gym tonight to face off with Hallsville. Cumby will square off with rival Yantis. North Hopkins is at home against Fruitvale. Miller Grove is up against Boles. The Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers go up against rival Chapel Hill in Mt. Pleasant in a battle for first place in the district. The Greenville Lady Lions are at Mt. Pleasant high school and Emory Rains welcomes in Wills Point.
The Texas Rangers playoff journey is officially set to begin on Thursday with game one of the American League Division Series at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Rangers will learn their opponent tonight when the Toronto Blue Jays host the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Wild Card. First pitch this evening between Toronto and Baltimore is at 7pm. Game one of the ALDS on Thursday [on KPLT 1490am and 96.3fm] is at 3:38.
After a week four win over San Francisco and a Giants loss last night to the undefeated Minnesota Vikings, the Dallas Cowboys find themselves alone in 2nd place in the NFC East. At 3-1, Dallas is one game behind in the loss column to Philadelphia, who is 3-0 and had a bye this week. The Cowboys face their toughest test of the year when they host Cincinnati Sunday afternoon.
And in the college football coaches poll, Alabama remains number one in the country, followed by Ohio state, Clemson, Michigan and Washington rounding out the top five. Houston is 6th. Texas A&M is 8th. Baylor is 13th and Oklahoma is 20th.