2015 Volleyball Preview: Ready for next wave – Lady Eagles prepare to follow up title runs

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Graduating seven seniors and losing one other major contributor from a state champion team might lower expectations but not for Decatur coach Claire Gay.

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Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Arriving for the first day of team camp Tuesday, Maclaine Lowery found herself surrounded by fresh faces.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Boyd looks to take next step to playoffs

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Last season, the Boyd Lady 'Jackets came as close to the playoffs as possible without actually making it to the postseason, recording an 8-6 district record.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Sissies regroup with veterans returning

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies struggled through 2014, playing several young players and fighting through injuries.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Lady Panthers hope for quick rebuild

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Paradise's season ended last year in a sweep by Callisburg in the Class 3A Region II bi-district game.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Gaston, Lady Texans begin second year

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

In her first season with the Northwest Lady Texans, Amy Gaston spent the year laying groundwork for her expectations and goals for the program.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: New coach guides Lady Dragons

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Lady Dragons made the playoffs for the first time in three seasons last year before a bi-district loss to Collinsville.

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Baseball: Pair of Dragons make Texas Sportswriters team

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Texas Sports Writers Association named a pair of Dragons to their 2A All-State baseball team.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Older Eagles look to improve

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

A young Decatur Eagles squad made its final run of the season last November at the Region I championships, finishing short of a trip to Round Rock and the state meet.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Kyle, Lady Eagles set sights on gold in 2015

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

On the final climb of the 3,200 meter course at Old Settlers Park, Decatur's Jessie Kyle found herself in a footrace with Levelland's Morgan McCutchen for the Class 4A cross country title.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Back on track – Boyd’s Martinez looks for success after recovery

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After running in the state cross country meet in the fall of his junior year, Boyd long distance runner Nathan Martinez seemed to have all of the momentum imaginable heading into the track season.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: ‘Jackets try to continue run

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The boys cross country team at Boyd is hoping that young runners can step up and take over for a strong team that lost three seniors in Marco Martinez, Aaron Hammett and Cameron Hammett.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Paradise girls return proven runners

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Paradise coach Karin Essig has reason to be excited about the upcoming cross country season.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Bridgeport hopes to build on 2014

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport boys and girls cross country teams advanced to regionals last year behind a strong core of young runners.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Sharing titles, memories – Sibling rivalry helped Decatur to titles

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

Scott Harrison beat his twin brother Brett into the world by two minutes.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Northwest looks to rebuild quickly

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans and Lady Texans sent four runners onto the college ranks from last year's squads - including state track qualifier Jacob Suchors and its lone representative in Round Rock, Cassidy Adams.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Slidell squads retool for new year

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Losing state qualifiers to graduation has put Slidell's boys and girls teams in a rebuilding period, but that doesn't mean they don't want to win.

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Baseball: New baseball coach fits Paradise style

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Travis Lisle

New Paradise baseball coach Kinney LaPrade may not have a lot of time on the job, but he has packed ample experience into his six short years of coaching.

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UIL: Elza to become UIL director – NISD AD to leave in August

UIL: Elza to become UIL director – NISD AD to leave in August

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Northwest Executive Director of Athletics Susan Elza is headed to Austin. Elza was named the University Interscholastic League's Director of Athletics Monday.

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Golf: Horton wins tourney

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise's Colton Horton shot an 83 to win the 15-18 year-old division of the North Texas Junior Golf Tour event Monday in Jacksboro.

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