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Tonight the Paris Wildcats will take on the Van Vandals in the Area round of the playoffs. This is a rematch of a game earlier this season in which Paris won 57-53. Tonight’s game can be heard on 101.9 KBUS at 6:00 pm.
Also playing tonight is the Rivercrest Rebels. They will play at 7:00 pm against Wolfe City at Chisum High School.
Yesterday in softball, Chisum lost to Yantis 5-4 and then defeated Sam Rayburn 10-3.
Prairiland remains undefeated on the season as they beat Canton 9-0 and Winona 19-0.
In baseball, Trenton Smith pitched a no-hitter for the North Lamar Panthers as they defeated Winnsboro 5-0. Smith finished with one walk and 13 strikeouts.
Chisum lost to Hughes Springs 14-3 and then defeated Hooks 10-6.
Paris defeated Prairiland 8-2.
The Dallas Renegades are preparing for their second home game of the season this Sunday when they host the Houston Roughnecks. After dropping their first game of the season, Dallas has won two in a row on the road. Kickoff is at 3:00 pm in Arlington.
The Dallas Stars fell to Boston last night 4-3. Jamie Benn and Dennis Gurianov each scored their 19th goal of the season in the loss. Dallas is at St. Louis on Saturday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder 112 – Sacramento Kings 108
Boston Bruins 4 – Dallas Stars 3
Denzel Mims, Baylor, Daingerfield’s Wide Receiver, ran a 4.38 during a 40-yard dash at NFL Combine.
A&M-Commerce 69 – Oklahoma Christian 55
The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team roared back from a first-half deficit with a nice comeback to earn a 69-55 win over Oklahoma Christian University in the Eagles’ Nest on Thursday evening. The Lions are now 17-10 overall and 13-8 in the LSC. The divisional champion Lions will close the regular season on Saturday at 4:00 pm at Arkansas-Fort Smith.
A&M-Commerce 72 – Oklahoma Christian 56
The No. 6 Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s basketball team clinched the top seed in the upcoming Lone Star Conference Championship with a 72-56 win over Oklahoma Christian University in the Eagles’ Nest on Thursday evening. The Lions are 26-1 overall and 20-1 in the LSC. The divisional champion and top-seeded Lions will close the regular season on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Arkansas-Fort Smith.
BASKETBALL – Wednesday
Paris 91 – Coastal Bend 67
Paris (11-16 8-9) hosts Blinn (23-6 12-5) Saturday 2:00 pm
Kilgore 78 – Paris 59
Paris (9-19 3-14) at Trinity Valley (17-12 10-8) Saturday 4:00 pm
Bossier Parish 14 – Paris 6
Northeast 11 – Angelina 2
There is a doubleheader at Eagle Field in Bob Baker Stadium Saturday (Feb 29) possibly. Otherwise, they move back to Lufkin. Softball has an open weekend and Rodeo is also off.
GIRLS’ SWEET SIXTEEN
Regionals – First Game 6:00 pm
Wilkerson Activity Center
Arlington Martin vs. Duncanville
Frenship vs. Cedar Hill
Coliseum – Snyder
Amarillo vs. Lake Dallas
Wichita Falls Rider vs. Mansfield Timberview
Curtis Culwell Center – Garland
Lone Star vs. Midlothian
Frisco Liberty vs. Red Oak
M.O. Campbell Education Center
College Station vs. Shadow Creek
Cedar Park vs. Fort Bend Hightower
Kerrville Tivy vs. Veteran’s Memorial
San Antonio Veteran’s Memorial vs. Flour Bluff
Lubbock Christian University
Canyon vs. Argyle
Hereford vs. Bridgeport
Dallas Lincoln vs. Pleasant Grove
Melissa vs. Brownsboro
Judson Coliseum Huntsville
Fairfield vs. Houston Yates
Rusk vs. Hardin-Jefferson
Texas A&M Kingsville
Fredericksburg vs. Devine
Salado vs. West Oso
Wayland Baptist University
Idalou vs. Brock
Shallowater vs. Tuscola Jim Ned
Mineola vs. Winnsboro
Howe vs. Chapel Hill Mt Pleasant
Franklin vs. Hitchcock
Malakoff vs. Woodville
Schulenburg vs. Aransas Pass
Poth vs. Bishop
South Plains College – Levelland
Panhandle vs. Haskell
Gruver vs. Stamford
Muenster vs. Hawkins
Era vs. Martin’s Mill
Bryan High School
Grapeland vs. Timpson
Crawford vs. Woden
San Marcus High School
San Saba vs. Shiner
Mason vs. Weimar
South Plains College Levelland
Claude vs. New Home
Nazareth vs. Ropes
Abilene Christian College
Veribest vs. Aspermont
Blackwell vs. Hermleigh
Mansfield Legacy High School
Eula vs. Saltillo
Lipan vs. Dodd City
Burger Gym, Austin
La Poynor vs. Moulton
Chireno vs. Fayetteville
Nacogdoches vs. Kaufman at Frankston Fri 6:00 pm
Midlothian vs. Mt Pleasant at Rockwall Fri 7:00 pm
Sulphur Springs vs. Red Oak at Forney Fri 7:30 pm
Lancaster vs. Texas High at UT Tyler Fri 7:30 pm
Henderson vs. Caddo Mills at Mid Heritage Fri 7:00 pm
Paris vs. Van at Mt Vernon Fri 6:00 pm
Kilgore vs. Quinlan Ford at Tyler JC Fri 7:30 pm
Chapel Hill TY vs. Mabank at Lindale Fri 7:00 pm
Mineola vs. Ponder t Princeton Fri 8:00 pm
Arp vs. Hooks at Pittsburg Fri 7:45 pm
Jefferson vs. Mt Vernon at Pittsburg Fri 6:00 pm
Atlanta vs. Tatum at Longview Fri 7:30 pm
Troup 45 – No. 21 Commerce 37 Upset (Commerce losing six seniors)
Big Sandy vs. Bland at Rains Fri 7:00 pm
McLeod vs. Celeste at Mt Vernon Fri 7:30 pm
Martin’s Mill vs. Clarksville at McKinney North Fri 8:00 pm
Wolfe City vs. Rivercrest at Chisum Fri 7:00 pm
Saltillo 64 – Midway 44
Slidell 49 – Dodd City 28
Graford 103 – Avery 52