Baseball: Peaster pitchers shut down Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster's Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets' bats over 13 innings Friday night.

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Decatur bats lead way to sweep of Pinkston

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Starting with Tyler Ticknor’s leadoff double, the Eagles sent 17 batters to plate in the bottom of the first, scoring 12 runs on five hits, five walks and three errors. Decatur went on for the 15-0 win in five innings to finish off the 4A Region II bi-district series.

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Softball: Boyd continues roller coaster ride to area round

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Throughout the season, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets have been on a wild roller coaster ride.

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Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Twice during a tough District 9-4A schedule, the Decatur Eagles followed a Friday night game with a Saturday afternoon affair.

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Baseball: Alvord makes third straight playoff appearance

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

For most of the Alvord Bulldogs' 12 seniors, the playoffs is familiar territory.

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Basketball: Decatur’s Hicks to play in all-star game

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Fresh off signing as a preferred walk-on with Texas Tech, Parker Hicks will take the floor for the first of a pair of all-star games Saturday.

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Soccer: Prado, Aguilar share MVP

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the back line, Bridgeport's Eric Aguilar served as the ultimate sweeper, making the Bulls' defense almost impenetrable in a run to the 4A final.

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Elder tosses no-hitter in 14-0 Decatur win

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Decatur ace Bryce Elder needed only 47 pitches to get through five no-hit innings Friday in the opening game of the 4A Region II bi-district series against Dallas Pinkston. The Eagles provided Elder with plenty of run support in a 14-0 victory.

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Brock holds off Paradise to finish sweep

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Messenger staff

Will Reeves’ two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought the Paradise Panthers within a run of the Brock Eagles Friday night. But the Panthers couldn’t get Reeves home to extend the game or their season in the 6-5 game two loss at Weatherford College. The victory followed Brock’s 6-2 win in game […]

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Peaster pitchers lead way in sweep of Boyd

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster’s Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets’ bats over 13 innings Friday night. The Peaster hurlers allowed one run on just five hits, pacing the Greyhounds to the quick sweep of the Yellowjackets in the 3A Region I bi-district series. Peaster won game one 10-1 behind Grimes. Hafley closed the series in the 11-0 victory in game two at Boswell High School.

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Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Winning tight games and making late rallies became a specialty for the Decatur Eagles in working their way to the playoffs.

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Track: Slidell’s Roof adds to state workload

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell senior Kayson Roof booked her fourth straight trip to Austin for the state track meet Friday by winning the Class A Region III title in the pole vault.

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Softball: Boyd uses four-run rally for sweep

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Breckenridge shortstop Makenna Moser's second home run of the game, a three-run bomb in the bottom of the sixth, broke a tie and seemed to set the stage for a third game Saturday night.

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Track: Cate jumps on to state stage

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacey Cate fulfilled the lone birthday request of her mother, Dawn, Saturday.

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Track: Texan earns silver medal

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

The cold weather couldn't hold down Northwest's Caden McDonald Saturday.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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Baseball: 8-3A title slips away from Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the 8-3A title on the line, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't solve Jacksboro starter Ty Kennedy.

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Baseball: Panthers dash into playoffs

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

With their second loss to Holliday to start the second half of District 8-3A play, the Paradise Panthers found themselves at .500 and on the outside of the playoff picture.

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Baseball: Senior Eagles start last postseason

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

After 14 days off, the Decatur Eagles will finally get an opportunity to hit the field to start the playoffs Friday.

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Boyd scores 4 in seventh to sweep series

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Breckenridge shortstop Makenna Moser’s second home run of the game, a three-run bomb in the bottom of the sixth, broke a tie and seemed to set the stage for a third game Saturday night. The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets refused to accept that fate. The first four batters in the top of the seventh reached base before freshman Sydney Langley celebrated her birthday with the game-winning single to left in the Lady Yellowjackets’ improbable 10-9 victory to sweep Breckenridge in the 3A Region I bi-district series at Weatherford College.

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