Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign

Reaching for lofty goals; Decatur’s Kyle prepares to follow up strong campaign

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Jessica Kyle set a high bar for herself in 2013-14. The then Decatur sophomore captured the 9-3A cross country title and led her team to a runner-up finish at regionals.

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UIL adds to state cross country meet field; Fourth-place teams from regionals to advance

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The path to the state cross country meet will get slightly easier this year for teams and individuals.

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Freier breaks own record

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

For her 18th birthday Thursday, Desiree Freier flew to another United States record.

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Kicinski takes top honors in game

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Northwest 2014 graduate Duke Kicinski earned the Defensive MVP honor Tuesday at the Texas Coaches Association all-star game.

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Lady Eagles look to land on top in 4A

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

On a soupy July morning as the sun rises in the east, the Lady Eagles pound the pavement climbing the hill in front of Decatur High School. As sweat beads with every step, the cool mornings of the fall seem forever away.

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Talented, youthful legs drive boys teams

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Taylor Clayton set a high standard in 2013, sprinting to the finish line at Round Rock with a state title.

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Dragons trio earn TSWA honors

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Sophomore Jaston McBee provided a spark at the top of the lineup for the Chico Dragons throughout the season.

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Jones takes 13th at West Texas; Rottner finishes 19th at tournament

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Playing in sixth round of golf in six days, Drew Jones couldn't mount the finish he wanted Sunday.

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Graham lands chance to play at Austin College

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Murphy Graham torched the nets last season for the Decatur Lady Eagles on their way to a District 9-3A title and a trip to the third round of the playoffs.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Jennifer Pennington will hold a camp at Boyd this summer for middle school players 10 a.m. to noon July 28-30

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Gone fishing; Population healthy, access limited

Gone fishing;  Population healthy, access limited

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

"We have a good time. It's a good lake. It's a good fishing lake," Ron Cody said. "I keep a few fish sometimes."

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Hart sees success on horizon at Alvord; Veteran coach returns to head coaching spot with Bulldogs

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Four years after leaving Chico, Pete Hart is a head football coach again.

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Jones ties for third at tourney; Decatur High School junior earns AJGA exemption

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Drew Jones continued his hot streak through the summer, posting another top-10 finish.

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Brawner joins Boyd staff

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Former Godley head football coach Randy Brawner is joining the Boyd coaching staff.

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Staley plays in all-star game

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur graduate and Eagle standout Joe Staley started at catcher Wednesday in the Frontier League All-Star game in Sauget, Ill.

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State tourney moves south

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

John Shelton has traditionally put up a picture of the University of Texas' Frank Erwin Center at the beginning of the season as the dream destination for his teams.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur football coach Mike Fuller and his staff will hold a skills camp for players between grades seven and nine from 7-9 p.m. July 28-31 at Eagle Stadium.

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Whitt, team run into Hall of Fame

Whitt, team run into Hall of Fame

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

Stacey Whitt was just weeks away from moving to Brenham to start classes at Blinn Junior College when he had a sudden change of plans.

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McCann accepts honor

McCann accepts honor

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Texas Girls Coaches Association honored Northwest graduate Kellee McCann Friday morning at halftime of its 1A-3A all-star basketball game.

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UIL changes play clock

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The length of high school football games may shorten this fall with the newest rule change.

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