Golf: Sissies earn return to state tourney

Golf: Sissies earn return to state tourney

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

As senior Brooke Irion hit her approach shot onto the 18th green Thursday afternoon, her Bridgeport teammates stood around and tried to work the math to figure up the team scores.

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Brian Knox

An early morning traffic stop in Rhome last week led to the discovery of several types of drugs and three arrests.

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Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Resilience in Round 2: Local woman stays upbeat in second cancer fight

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

In 2009, Orvelda Bridges was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through all the treatments - chemotherapy, radiation - and came out the other side cancer-free.

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Basketball: Hicks commits to Texas Tech – Decatur star takes preferred walk-on spot

Basketball: Hicks commits to Texas Tech – Decatur star takes preferred walk-on spot

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Parker Hicks lit up opponents throughout his senior season for the Eagles, averaging 31.3 points per game.

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Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record

Dazzling total; Fundraiser sets record

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Racey Burden

Raising more than $66,000, this year's Dazzle Me Pink luncheon and fashion show truly dazzled.

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Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur's Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he'd set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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Eye toward Austin; PHS sends students to state academic meet

Eye toward Austin; PHS sends students to state academic meet

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

With three UIL state qualifiers and two alternates, Paradise is taking its largest group yet to Austin this weekend.

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Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the track, the 800 is a test of speed, endurance and ultimately, sheer will. Two grueling laps come down to a final push for the finish line.

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Eggs in the air

Eggs in the air

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Joe Duty

Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise dropped thousands of eggs from a helicopter for a special hunt Saturday evening.

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Fire leads to apartment evacuations

Fire leads to apartment evacuations

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By David Talley

Tenants at the Henderson Terrace Apartments in Bridgeport were evacuated Thursday evening due to a small fire in an exterior wall of Building 2.

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Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Falling behind by two goals in the first 12 minutes and then being outshot for the game 25-10, the Bridgeport Bulls refused to buckle.

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Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing in the state tournament in the program's second year, proved not to be too big of a stage for the Bridgeport Bulls.

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Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

As the ball rolls forward to start play Saturday on the sun-splashed field at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex, a musical number bellows from the maroon sea of fans in the stands.

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Golf: Irion claims 9-4A title

Golf: Irion claims 9-4A title

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing on the sixth tee with just four holes left to play, Brooke Irion knew she was closing in on the District 9-4A title.

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Puttin’ on the Glitz

Puttin’ on the Glitz

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Joe Duty

Wendy Salazar talks with visitors who stopped by her camper during the Glitzy Girls Trailer Park event.

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O’Connell sentenced in officer assault case

O’Connell sentenced in officer assault case

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

The second person involved in a high-speed chase that involved ramming a police vehicle last summer has pleaded guilty to assaulting an officer.

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Movie money gets bad review

Movie money gets bad review

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Brian Knox

If you are handed a $100 bill in the Bridgeport area, you might want to take a close look at it.

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Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador provided a solid opening act for the Bridgeport Bulls Friday, rattling the nets for a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes.

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Western show coming this weekend

Western show coming this weekend

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By David Talley

Wise County native Bill Marquis, known around the world for cabin restoration and his antique barbed wire collection, said the American innovation doesn't always get the recognition it deserves.

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