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Adding Up at PJC
Nov24

Adding Up at PJC

Jocelyn Perez, left, and Diana Gallegos work on a math problem under the direction of Instructor Charla Holzbog during their class at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center.  Social distancing is being practiced in all classrooms, like Instructor Holzbog’s lecture shown above. Call PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Campus at 903-885-1232 for more information. Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Team Played Well Friday in Bi-District Win
Nov23

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Team Played Well Friday in Bi-District Win

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner admits to going into Friday night’s bi-district contest against Tyler a little worried that her team may come into the game underestimating their opponent. After all, the district champ Lady Cats were the #1 seed against #4 seed Tyler. Turns out Coach Dorner had nothing to worry about. Her team promptly took care of business defeating Tyler, 3-0 by the score of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-7. She...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss
Nov23

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta found himself in an unusual place Monday morning, Nov. 23. Coach Cipoletta says he is not used to talking about his team playing pretty well, but losing. His evidence includes 1.16 point per possession for his team. In fact, he says the Wildcats played outstanding ball and shot well on the offensive end. He says the Wildcats were at 42% in three point shooting and hit 85% of their free throws....

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Wildcats Football Team Explodes On Offense, Outscoring Crandall 72-44
Nov21

Wildcats Football Team Explodes On Offense, Outscoring Crandall 72-44

The Wildcats Football Team exploded for 10 touchdowns, outscoring Crandall 72-44 Friday night, November 20, at Pirate Stadium. The Wildcats never punted. Crandall got things going, scoring on the opening drive going 56 yards. Pirate junior quarterback Jamonte Gordon-West tossed a 31 yard TD pass to receiver Sammy Omosigho. The Pirates then went for two and successfully completed a pass. The Pirates led 8-0 with just 56 seconds gone in...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Team Wins Bi-District Match 3-0 Over Tyler in Grand Saline Friday Night
Nov21

Lady Cats Volleyball Team Wins Bi-District Match 3-0 Over Tyler in Grand Saline Friday Night

The Lady Cats Volleyball Team put a solid effort on the court to sweep by Tyler, 3-0 in a bi-district match Friday evening, Nov. 20, at Grand Saline. The Lady Cats won 25-14, 25-14 and 25-7. The district champion Lady Cats got a big game from junior middle blocker Brooklyn Burnside who had a team high 13 kills and 4 blocks to go along with 3 digs and 3 service aces. Senior outside hitter Sadie Washburn had 8 digs, 8 kills and 3 aces....

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McKinney Boyd Uses Big Fourth Quarter To Defeat Wildcats Basketball Team
Nov21

McKinney Boyd Uses Big Fourth Quarter To Defeat Wildcats Basketball Team

The Wildcats Basketball Team dropped a game down the stretch on the road Friday night, Nov. 20, losing to McKinney Boyd, 71-64. The Wildcats got off to a solid start leading the Broncos, 21-9 after the first quarter. The Wildcats also led at the half, 32-25 and 46-44 after three quarters. Boyd outscored the Wildcats 27-18 in the last quarter to put the game in the win column. Senior guard Boo Wilkerson led the Wildcats with 21 points....

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Virtual Training Session to Help Prepare Businesses for Online Sales
Nov19

Virtual Training Session to Help Prepare Businesses for Online Sales

Paris SBDC and Hopkins Chamber of Commerce to hold Virtual Retail Training The majority of shopping for Black Friday and ShopSmall Saturday will be done online this year, and virtual retail training is available from the Paris Small Business Development Center and the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce to help prepare business for holiday e-commerce. The virtual retail training from Marc Willson is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 12...

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Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 3 New Cases
Nov18

Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 3 New Cases

Another Hopkins County resident was confirmed Nov. 18 to have died from COVID-19. according to Texas Department of State Health Services. Three additional new cases were also reported by Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 18 COVID-19 update. HC/SSEM Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update The HC/SSEM officials reported three additional Hopkins County residents have received lab-confirmed positive molecular...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Likes Balanced Scoring During Win Over North Lamar Tuesday
Nov18

Wildcats Basketball Coach Likes Balanced Scoring During Win Over North Lamar Tuesday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta says it’s always good when his whole team gets to play and everyone gets the chance to score. The Wildcats’ entire 10-man roster got to play and everyone scored during the Wildcats’ 85-28 win over North Lamar Tuesday night, November 17, at home. Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Coach Cipoletta says he was impressed with the North Lamar team. He says they remind him of his...

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Saltillo Boys Basketball Beats  Longview Christian for First Win of Season
Nov18

Saltillo Boys Basketball Beats Longview Christian for First Win of Season

The Saltillo Lions travelled out on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2020 to play Longview Christian, beating the Eagles soundly, 77-57. The win gives the Lions their first of the season, evening out their record to 1-1 to begin the 2020 season. Saltillo lead at the end of the first, 24-8, and never looked back, taking a 43-28 lead in to halftime. Even as offensive production for Saltillo slowed in the second half, leading after three quarters,...

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