State track notes: Decatur finishes sixth in sprint relay

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Richard Greene

Running against a loaded field in the 4A 4x100 final, the Decatur Eagles finished sixth in 42.35.

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Right at home: Decatur catcher shines despite rare trait

Right at home: Decatur catcher shines despite rare trait

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

J.T. Smith has gotten used to the stares, questions and funny reactions through the years.

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Growing into role: Oberle’s emergence key for Eagles

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

High-pressure situations are nothing new for Decatur's Chase Oberle.

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UIL State Track and Field Championships Schedule

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Saturday, May 11 at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin

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Alvord’s Thomas finishes seventh

Published Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Christina Thomas moved up two spots in her last two attempts to finish seventh in the Class 2A final with a throw of 104-4.

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Smith, Chism lead Lady Eagles past Brownwood

Published Friday, May 10, 2019.
By Rick Mauch, for the Messenger.

J.T. Smith belted an inside-the-park homerun and Reagan Chism pitched a shutout as the Decatur Lady Eagles beat Brownwood 4-0 in the 4A Region I quarterfinal.

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Abrupt ending: Boyd blows series lead, falls to Bowie in bi-district

Abrupt ending: Boyd blows series lead, falls to Bowie in bi-district

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Reece Waddell

When Boyd's season began in early February, the Yellowjackets' new field was still under construction.

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Clyde knocks out Lady Panthers: Paradise eliminated in area round

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Clyde knocked the Paradise Lady Panthers out of the playoffs Saturday afternoon in Graford, coming away with a narrow 3-2 victory in the second game of the 3A Region I area series.

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Paradise falls in thriller: Holliday rallies, wins bi-district title in Game 3

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

After dropping the first game of the 3A Region I bi-district series to Holliday Friday night, Paradise got a break when Game 2 was postponed due to rain.

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State meet this weekend

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County athletes will head to Austin Saturday to compete for state title on the track.

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Chico tabs Miller as next AD/head football coach

Published Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Chico ISD trustees unanimously approved the hire of Randy Miller to be the school’s new athletic director and head football coach at a special meeting Tuesday night.

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Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

Published Saturday, May 4, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Photo Finish: 2019 Wise County State Track Qualifiers

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Read delivers game-winner as Decatur walks off, beats Glen Rose for bi-district title

Published Friday, May 3, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Triston Read delivered the walk-off, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh Friday night, sending Decatur home with a 4-3 win over Glen Rose and the 4A Region I bi-district title.

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Yellowjackets down Bowie, take 1-0 series lead

Published Friday, May 3, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Boyd used a six-run fourth inning to take down Bowie 13-7 in Game 1 of the 3A Region I bi-district series Thursday night.

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Lady Eagles take Game 1, beat Graham 9-0

Published Friday, May 3, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Reagan Chism threw a complete game shutout as the Decatur Lady Eagles routed Graham 9-0 in Game 1 of the 4A Region I area round Thursday night.

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One step away: Thomas advances to state

One step away: Thomas advances to state

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Battling to get back to the state meet for the second straight year, Alvord's Christina Thomas spun and uncorked a throw that sailed into the morning sky.

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Decatur routs Springtown in finale

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Wilson Hicks and Cole Davis drove in three runs each, leading Decatur to a 14-2 win over Springtown Friday in the regular season finale.

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Bi-district baseball schedule

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

4A Region I: Decatur vs. Glen Rose

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Area softball schedule

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019
By Messenger Staff

4A Region I: Decatur vs. Graham

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Alvord cruises past Santo as Lady Bulldogs win bi-district title

Published Monday, April 29, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord blasted Santo 15-2 Saturday night, claiming the 2A Region II bi-district title for the first time since 2016.

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