No stopping: Anderle refuses to let knee injury keep him down

Published Saturday, July 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

Marshall Anderle began his senior year last August with high hopes.

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Unflappable Lady Eagle: Steady Mayfield guides team to title, helps another in playoffs

Published Saturday, July 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

One word kept being repeated when asked about Decatur junior Makayla Mayfield. Unflappable.

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Golden finish: Clayton wraps up career with pair of titles

Published Saturday, July 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

At the Texas Tech track in 2012, Decatur track coach David Park stopped Taylor Clayton momentarily as the then-sophomore cooled down after a third-place finish in the 1600.

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No holds barred in Bridgeport; Fans line ropes for wrestling event

No holds barred in Bridgeport; Fans line ropes for wrestling event

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

As the sun sank Saturday night, Bridgeport was awash in golden rays and smackdowns.

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Lessons on the links: Youngsters show skills on course

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

Standing over the ball on the ninth green at Runaway Bay, tiny Aiden Green gives his putter a swing and sends the ball sweeping toward the cup.

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Trio earns TSWA recognition

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

Boyd catcher Savannah Foster received her second state recognition after a stellar junior season.

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Burt, Estrada make all-star rosters

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

Makenna Burt dominated the paint on both ends of the floor over her four seasons as a Paradise Lady Panther.

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Little rest to be best; Melvin spends long hours in saddle to keep winning

Little rest to be best; Melvin spends long hours in saddle to keep winning

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

Marilyn Melvin finally gets a break on Sundays. "We're tired after a rodeo. We go to church and after we clean house and still ride a couple of horses."

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Jones ties for sixth at Nelson

Jones ties for sixth at Nelson

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

On his 54th and final hole, Drew Jones read the green perfectly and put his par putt on a perfect line to the hole.

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Enis leaves Alvord for hoops job

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Curtis Enis is leaving the football sidelines and Alvord and will return to coaching on the hardwood. Enis resigned from Alvord Wednesday and will be the girls basketball coach at Burleson High School.

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Five teams picked for playoffs

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

Football fans in Decatur, Alvord, Boyd, Chico and Northwest can make their plans for the postseason according to polls in Dave Campbell's Texas Football.

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Jones, Guanlao earn all-state honors

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Drew Jones and Northwest's Aaron Guanlao posted top-five finishes in April at the University Interscholastic League golf championships.

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Cheering not just on the sidelines anymore

Cheering not just on the sidelines anymore

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

Like the teams they cheer for, Mikaela Beck and her Paradise cheerleading squad put hours of practice into their routines before Friday night.

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Jones rallies to take second

Jones rallies to take second

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
By Richard Greene

After posting the low round of the tournament Wednesday, 69, Drew Jones continued his climb back into contention Thursday at the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament.

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Eagles, new staff prepare for upcoming season

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
By Richard Greene

Justin Myers admitted he was a little sore after his workout Thursday morning that concluded the first week of Decatur's summer conditioning program.

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Youth tour starts play

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
By Richard Greene

Young golfers will take the links Monday at Runaway Bay for the second stop of the North Texas Junior Golf Tour.

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In the end zone; Cardona scores on first carry in Oil Bowl

In the end zone; Cardona scores on first carry in Oil Bowl

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Fino Cardona's first carry Saturday night in the Oil Bowl ended like 64 of his rushes during his record-setting career at Boyd - in the end zone.

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Wilson wrestles state title

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Chase Wilson is the best high school steer wrestler in Texas. The incoming Decatur junior captured the Texas High School Rodeo Association title Saturday in Abilene.

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Bridgeport ISD considers soccer program

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

As the United States men's soccer team finished off its 2-1 victory in the World Cup Monday evening, the Bridgeport ISD trustees kicked around the idea of starting a high school program in the sport.

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Decatur finishes 6th in hunt for Cup

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

The stellar year for Decatur athletics ended with a sixth-place finish in the battle for the University Interscholastic League's Class 3A Lone Star Cup.

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