Baseball: Heritage stops Texans

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans' playoff march ended Saturday with a 9-0 loss in game three of their 5A Region I quarterfinal series against Colleyville Heritage.

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Baseball: Gilmer enters game red-hot

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Gilmer Buckeyes started the season 0-4 and earned the fourth-place seed out of District 15-4A.

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Baseball: Hicks staves off elimination

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing elimination Friday night, the Decatur Eagles once again put the ball in the hands of Wilson Hicks.

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Track/Golf: Precious Medals

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Track/Golf: Precious Medals

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Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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Baseball: Texans take game one

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Doger Gilliland's RBI-single in the top of the second inning gave himself a lead. He protected it on the mound.

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Tennis: Coston earns silver medal at state

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Stone Coston is bringing a silver medal back to Slidell.

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Golf: Sissies finish ninth

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Led by Brooke Irion's charge to the silver medal with a second-round 1-under par, the Bridgeport Sissies cut off Bridgeport cut off 15 strokes from the first round.

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Soccer: Parks takes job in Argyle

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

When hearing the official word that Bridgeport was starting a soccer program, Ben Parks jumped at the opportunity to be the team's first coach.

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Terrell, Eagles take down Sanger to win series

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jaxon Terrell found out he would be getting the ball shortly before the start of the third and deciding game Saturday. Once on the mound, the Decatur senior proved unflappable. Pitching out of numerous jams and scattering 11 hits over seven innings, Terrell kept Sanger from putting together a big inning in the 7-3 victory to clinch the 4A Region II quarterfinal series at Argyle.

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Hicks, Eagles stay alive in series

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing elimination Friday night, the Decatur Eagles once again put the ball in the hands of Wilson Hicks. The sophomore lefty helped the Eagles survive for a third time in two seasons with the season on the line. Hicks battled through a rough start to shut Sanger out over his final three frames as the patient and creative Decatur offense pushed ahead in the 6-3 victory in game two of the 4A Region II quarterfinal series.

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Lightning stops game one with Decatur down 3-1

Published Friday, May 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals. Sanger owned a 3-1 lead in top of the seventh and had a runner on first with no outs, when lightning brought a halt to the action. The game will resume at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Argyle with game two following. A third game, if necessary, is tentatively slated for noon Saturday.

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Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Zach Duncan

Kayson Roof left Mike A. Myers Stadium with no regrets Friday night.

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Baseball: Eagles return to third round – Elder earns save to clinch series

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the top of the sixth inning Saturday, Decatur coach Brian Tickell walked down to check on Bryce Elder warming in the bullpen.

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Baseball: Decatur, Sanger to settle score

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a victory to close out the District 9-4A schedule pulled them into a tie with Sanger for second place, Decatur players wanted a chance to settle the league's seeding on the field.

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Baseball: Northwest reaches region quarters

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans are in rare territory. After sweeping away Birdville Friday, the Texans reached the Class 5A Region I quarterfinal.

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Baseball: Texans sweep away Birdville in two games

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

After scoring a come-from-behind win in the opening game of the series, the Northwest Texans' offense made sure they would not have a stressful evening Friday night.

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Volleyball: Argyle’s Oberle takes Decatur job

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur is replacing a state championship volleyball coach with a familiar coach with a title on his resume.

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Basketball: Changing of the guard – Griffin takes over as girls hoops coach

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Three years after returning for a second stint in Decatur as an assistant, Lindsay Griffin will now get a chance to lead the Lady Eagles.

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Golf: Bridgeport’s Irion earns silver medal

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Brooke Irion recalls Bridgeport coach Alan Green telling her during her freshman year that she would shoot a round under par in high school.

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