Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Rodeo: Fast Paced – Melvin handles rodeo’s demands

Rodeo: Fast Paced – Melvin handles rodeo’s demands

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Some enter into the rodeo life on their own, while others, like Paradise's Katlyn Melvin, are born into it.

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Baseball: Fehler leaves Paradise

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

After guiding the Paradise Panthers to a pair of playoff appearances, baseball coach Mike Fehler has resigned.

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Baseball: Melton takes top honors – Dragons take all but one superlative award

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Tyler Melton turned in a dominant season on the mound and a plate.

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Softball: Mader shares top billing in 12-2A

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Behind Mikena Mader's contributions at the plate and in the pitcher's circle, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs made the third round of the Class 2A playoffs.

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Golf: Summer golf tour makes return

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Richard Greene

The North Texas Junior Golf Tour returns Monday with its opening tournament at Runaway Bay.

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Football: Dream come true – Wilson starts as Chico AD

Football: Dream come true – Wilson starts as Chico AD

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After 20 years of coaching, Lane Wilson finally realized his dream of becoming a head football coach and athletic director when the Chico ISD Board of Trustees voted him into the position Tuesday.

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Baseball: Gam garners 8-4A MVP – Johnson takes top offensive honor

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After hitting .350 for the season with a .426 on-base percentage, Decatur second baseman Jesus Gam was named the District 8-4A MVP.

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Baseball: Black to play at SFA

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise catcher Skylar Black is headed to East Texas to continue his baseball career.

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Basketball: Tate lands chance at Frank Phillips

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After missing a year with two knee surgeries, Jasmyne Tate took over the point guard duties for the Decatur Lady Eagles, averaging 7.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5 assists for the 8-4A champions.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Job well done – Middle school coach retires

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Throughout his career, Doug Norman's tried to keep one thing in mind while working with middle school athletes.

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Softball: Butler earns 8-4A top honors

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Decatur and Bridgeport both showed considerable strength in District 8-4A, both getting to the area round of the playoffs.

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Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Basketball: Lady Greyhounds find new coach

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Richard Greene

After 27 years of coaching boys basketball, Lance Shelton is taking his first job leading a girls team.

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Baseball: End of the road – Late Lindsay rally closes out Alvord

Baseball: End of the road – Late Lindsay rally closes out Alvord

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Alvord's season ended after two losses to Lindsay Friday night in Ponder.

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Softball: Paradise’s Taylor earns 9-3A MVP honor

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Reagan Taylor powered the Paradise Lady Panthers to the District 9-3A title with her bat and her performance in the pitching circle.

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Baseball: Meyers, Black lead Panthers honorees

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After injuries knocked out several veteran arms for the Paradise Panthers, Bryson Meyers stepped forward to serve as the team's ace on the way to a playoff spot.

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Basketball: Green named top coach – Poolville assistant earns TABC award

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport head coach Alan Green reached the top of his profession in March, leading the Bulls to the Class 4A state basketball title.

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Baseball: Back at bat – Alvord’s Staley returns to bench after health scare

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Travis Lisle

There are ebbs and flows and ups and downs to every year and season. Without the bad, how would we know or appreciate the good?

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Rodeo: Spear brings home saddle – Decatur cowgirl shines at high school finals

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The North Texas Final was the biggest event of the year for the Decatur Rodeo Team, and they made the most of their opportunities.

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