Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Trending up: Paradise gains momentum after positive year

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After three first-round playoff exits in 2017-2018, confidence around the Paradise athletic program is building.

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Tenacious competitor: Mitschke leads Paradise squads to success throughout year

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Best of Sports 2017-2018: Female Athlete of the Year

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Basketball/Softball: Mitschke, Tipton suffer torn ACLs

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Wise County girls basketball Co-MVP and state track qualifier Maddie Mitschke tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in a summer league basketball game last week.

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Home Court Advantage

Home Court Advantage

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

2018 All-Wise County Basketball

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Baseball: Decatur falls to Krum

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur surrendered an early four-run lead in a 6-4 loss to Krum Thursday night.

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Basketball: Mitschke, Martin earn first-team honors

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Paradise's Maddie Mitschke and Kaycee Martin earned District 8-3A first-team honors along with Boyd's Paytin Bullard.

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Basketball: Down and out – Brock sends Paradise home for second straight year

Basketball: Down and out – Brock sends Paradise home for second straight year

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Hannah Beth Pearson knew what was on the line Monday night.

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Basketball: Alvord finishes third in 11-2A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs finished third in 11-2A and will meet Lindsay in the playoffs for a second straight year.

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Brock knocks Paradise out of playoffs for second straight year

Published Monday, February 12, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

As their season hung in the balance, the Lady Eagles forced Paradise into three consecutive turnovers to regain their lead – and, for the second year in a row, send the Lady Panthers home in the bi-district round of the playoffs, this time 61-49.

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Basketball: All in the family – Mother and daughter share bond on and off the court

Basketball: All in the family – Mother and daughter share bond on and off the court

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The lights in the Paradise High School gym were off. The game was over - and so was the Lady Panthers' season.

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Basketball: Jacksboro wins cat fight over Paradise

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise Lady Panthers had their backs against the wall.

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Basketball: Northwest clinches district title

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans throttled Azle 71-32 to claim their second consecutive District 6-5A title.

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Basketball: Paradise draws Brock in first round

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the second straight year, the Paradise Lady Panthers will square off with Brock in the bi-district round of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) playoffs.

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Basketball: Playoff picture takes shape – Bridgeport, Paradise, Alvord girls await bi-district games

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The girls basketball season wrapped up Tuesday and several Wise County teams are headed to the playoffs.

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Basketball: Holliday trips Paradise

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Despite getting a 15-point, 15-rebound performance from Maddie Mitschke, the Paradise Lady Panthers were unable to hold off Holliday Friday in a 31-30 loss.

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Jacksboro fends off Paradise

Published Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Desperately trying to force a tiebreaker with Nocona on Friday for third place in District 8-3A, the Lady Panthers outscored Jacksboro 16-7 to end the third quarter. They cut the deficit to 10 on a Kaycee Martin buzzer-beater, but that was as close as they came. The Tigerettes matched each Paradise run with one of their own, downing the Lady Panthers 56-43 to end the regular season.

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Basketball: Sissies hand Sanger first hoops loss

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Emily Vidal scored a game-high 18 points and the Bridgeport Sissies handed Sanger its first loss in District 9-4A, routing the Lady Indians 52-29.

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Basketball: Texans stay unbeaten in 6-5A

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson and Jordan Keys each had 16 as the Northwest Texans stayed unbeaten in District 6-5A, downing Chisholm Trail 63-51.

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Basketball: Sanger holds off Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles only trailed the Sanger Lady Indians by two at halftime. Up against the lone undefeated team in District 9-4A, Decatur had an upset on its mind when the third quarter began.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers sweep Boyd

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise Lady Panthers and Boyd Lady Jackets entered Tuesday's rivalry matchup with plenty at stake.

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