Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Chico

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

It's not hard to find a fresh face in Dragon country these days with an almost entirely new coaching staff.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Decatur

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur coach David Park had high praise for his 2017 boys cross country team.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Northwest

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Jacob Webster and Carson Hughes fought their way around the Old Settlers Course in Round Rock at the state meet last fall in a hot, sultry morning.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Paradise

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

When UIL re-alignment came in February, Paradise coach Ken Thompson knew his team's district had just gotten tougher.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Slidell

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Greyhounds can complete a decade of dominance in their cross country district this season.

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Hatch leaves Northwest, takes job at SMU

Published Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Northwest head coach Mike Hatch is going back to college. Hatch accepted a position as Southern Methodist University's recruiting coordinator, returning to the NCAA ranks for the second time.

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Decatur’s Hicks to sit out 2018 football season

Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

When Decatur takes the field Aug. 31 for the 2018 season opener against Kennedale, they will do so without senior quarterback Wilson Hicks.

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Washed out: Game harder than it appears

Washed out: Game harder than it appears

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

There is an art to pitching a washer. Some will tell you it's all about the angle of the washer when it hits the board.

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Firefighters carry weight in competition

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur firefighters Brandon Peyton and Levi Rust took home medals in powerlifting at the Texas Firefighter Summer Games in Mansfield.

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Volleyball: Teams head back to court

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Since the final point in the fifth game of the 3A state semifinal, Jordyn Todd and the rest of the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets have awaited a chance to step back on the court together.

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Soccer: Bulls give back with free camp

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018
By Austin Jackson

The Bridgeport Bulls soccer team has its third coach in three years and players have come and gone.

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Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start

Football: Beat the heat – Wise County coaches prepare for hot start

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

As temperatures at Decatur Municipal Airport soared to 110 degrees Thursday, people across Wise County did their best to beat the heat.

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A familiar beginning: Hart follows in father’s footsteps at Bridgeport

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Thirty-two years ago, Pete Hart was still searching for his first coaching gig.

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Football: Decatur projected to make region final – Northwest tabbed to win district

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Friday night lights are almost upon us.

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Football: Decatur hosting football camp

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur will be hosting its 2018 football camp July 30-Aug. 2 at the high school for athletes in grades two through nine.

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Football: Heavy tribute – Monuments honor Boyd title teams

Football: Heavy tribute – Monuments honor Boyd title teams

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

Perry Carter watched as workers set the three 1,200-pound monuments in the shape of the state of Texas in place last week outside the north end zone at Yellowjacket Stadium in Boyd.

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Bailey rallies for finals appearance; Henderson named 2019 IFYR youth director

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Carsyn Bailey had little room for error. After posting an 11.3 in the first go of the goat tying at the Shawnee International Finals Youth Rodeo, Bailey found herself tied for 47th and well outside the finals.

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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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Track: Ford retires – Paradise girls track coach steps down

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paradise girls track coach Johna Ford is retiring after over two decades of coaching.

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Bulls take strides in Wilson’s first year

Bulls take strides in Wilson’s first year

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Jadon Maddux put the finishing touches on a season of improvement for the Bridgeport Bulls when he medaled at the state track meet in May.

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