Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord head coach and athletic director Pete Hart announced Tuesday he was retiring after spending the past 33 years coaching in Wise County.

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Big cleats to fill: New faces lead Bulls into season

Published Saturday, January 5, 2019
By Reece Waddell

When Bridgeport's season came to an end in the 4A Region I final last April to eventual state champion San Elizario, the Bulls said goodbye to several integral pieces of their program.

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Eagles gear up for new season

Published Saturday, January 5, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles made history in 2017 winning their first postseason soccer match.

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Scoring drought dooms Sissies in loss to Argyle

Published Friday, January 4, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport was held scoreless for nearly a nine-minute stretch Friday and Argyle prevailed with a 40-35 victory in the District 8-4A opener.

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Rider snaps Decatur’s nine-game win streak

Published Friday, January 4, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Rider outscored Decatur 13-4 in the final three-and-a-half minutes, pulling away with a 55-49 victory Friday afternoon.

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Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles won their eighth straight game Wednesday, knocking off Bowie 43-31 to close out non-district play.

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2018 in Review: Top stories, moments and athletes from past year

2018 in Review: Top stories, moments and athletes from past year

Published Saturday, December 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

All season long, the Decatur Lady Eagles had overcome bouts of adversity.

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2018 in Review: Top 5 Moments of 2018

Published Saturday, December 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Two days after turning 16 Oct. 22, Decatur sophomore Makenna Gantt was struck with tragedy.

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2018 in Review: Top 5 Athletes of 2018

Published Saturday, December 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Paradise's floor general was the All-Wise Co-MVP in basketball and the only girl in Wise County to average a double-double.

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Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Published Friday, December 28, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

For the second time in less than a week, Decatur took down Class 3A No. 1 Brock, withstanding several rallies to escape with a 48-42 win at Chisholm Trail High School.

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Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Published Thursday, December 27, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur made quick work of Liberty Hill — the No. 6 team in Class 4A and top-ranked 4A team in the tournament — taking down the Panthers 57-37 at Chisholm Trail High School in the opening round of the Whataburger Tournament. 

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Area teams prep for holiday tournaments

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After getting a few days off for Christmas, Wise County basketball teams will be back in action starting Thursday at various holiday tournaments around the area.

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Queens of the Court: 2018 All-Wise Volleyball Team

Queens of the Court: 2018 All-Wise Volleyball Team

Published Saturday, December 22, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The TGCA 4A all-state selection buried 335 kills and made 164 blocks, leading Decatur to its third state championship in six years.

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Bedford, Fuller earn AP all-state honors; Chico’s Hedrick receives honorable mention

Published Saturday, December 22, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Beau Bedford and Roman Fuller earned honors on the Associated Press' 4A all-state teams Tuesday morning.

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Decatur fends off Brock, improves to 16-2

Published Friday, December 21, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Wilson Hicks scored a team-high 16 points and the Decatur Eagles knocked off the No. 1 team in Class 3A, Brock, 63-47 at home Friday afternoon.

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Decatur blasts Stephenville 82-26 behind Southard double-double

Decatur blasts Stephenville 82-26 behind Southard double-double

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard notched a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double on his 18th birthday and the Decatur Eagles pummeled Stephenville 82-26 at home Tuesday night.

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Bedford, Fuller earn AP All-State honors

Bedford, Fuller earn AP All-State honors

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Beau Bedford and Roman Fuller earned honors on the Associated Press' 4A all-state teams Tuesday morning.

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Eagles earn all-district honors

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Class 4A's leading receiver Beau Bedford and six other Decatur Eagles earned first-team honors in District 4-4A Division I.

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Yellowjackets, Panthers receive awards: Guevara named 4-3A I Outstanding Lineman

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell<

Boyd sophomore Bartolo Guevara was named District 4-3A I's Outstanding Lineman, paving the way for a Yellowjacket offense that put up 372.4 yards and 26.9 points per game.

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Northwest’s Hosey tabbed Co-MVP

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Northwest's DeMareus Hosey was named District 4-5A Division II Co-MVP, rushing for 1,938 yards and 26 touchdowns this season.

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