Totty, Northwest outlast Richland in 11 innings

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Over 11 innings Friday against District 4-5A leader Richland, Northwest's Catherine Totty kept delivering one high-leverage pitch after another.

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Northwest athletes take fast trip to Austin

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Caught up in the atmosphere, Northwest's Kellee McCann smashed her personal best in the 3,200 last year at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike Myers Stadium in Austin.

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Brock hammers Boyd, 12-4

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets have piled up double-digit runs on their opponents in 13 of their 17 wins.

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Dethloff finishes 5th

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paradise senior Kelton Dethloff entered the Texas High School Powerlifting Association championships ranked seventh in his 148-pound class.

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Softball Roundup: Boyd knocks off Paradise

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Amber Bowen drove in two runs as the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets knocked off Paradise 7-3 Friday.

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Decatur extends winning streak to 4

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles started the season 4-9-2, playing against some of the area's top teams at the North Texas Tournament of Champions and the Princeton Tournament.

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Fuller starts job at Decatur

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Mike Fuller introduced himself to his new players at Decatur High School Monday and spoke briefly.

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Burt takes offensive honor

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paradise senior Makenna Burt was a matchup nightmare for opponents in the low post.

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Baseball Roundup: Panthers win 2

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers rebounded from their first District 9-2A loss with big wins over Boyd and Peaster.

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Northwest coach heads to Sherman

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By Richard Greene rgreene@wcmessenger.com After five seasons on the Northwest Texans’ sidelines, Bill Patterson is leaving. Patterson, who led the Texans to three playoff appearances, accepted the head football coaching job at Sherman Monday. “I feel like Sherman is a place you can go and have a chance to win a state championship,” Patterson said […]

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Persistence pays off; Senior makes most of first chance for playing time

Persistence pays off; Senior makes most of first chance for playing time

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

After nearly being cut as a freshman and rarely getting on the field as a junior due to an injury, Josh Jones never quit believing in himself.

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Walking off a winner; Trachta’s solo blast gives Eagles win

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur first baseman Nick Trachta stepped to the plate to lead off the bottom of the seventh in a tie game.

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Davis earns all-state spot

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Isaac Davis' offensive exploits this season earned him a spot on Texas Association of Basketball Coaches' Class A Division II all-state team.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Forever Blue – Stokes prepares to leave home for Frisco

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

In his 31 years, there have not been many Friday nights when the Decatur Eagles took the field without Nick Stokes on hand.

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Baseball Roundup: Boyd edges Alvord

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Cameron Clark's single brought home Cody Jacobs in the seventh inning to give Boyd a 10-9 victory over the Alvord Bulldogs.

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Clayton sails to victory in 3200

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

In his first race since signing with Texas A&M, Decatur's Taylor Clayton breezed around the track Thursday in the 3,200 at Bridgeport's Double B Relays.

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Dragons’ second rally falls short

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons rallied from six runs down once but couldn't do it twice Tuesday against Windthorst.

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Softball Roundup: Salmon, Boyd batter Lady Bulldogs

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Payton Salmon doubled twice, tripled and drove in four runs Tuesday to lead the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets to a 12-2 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs.

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Still Swinging: Injury, position change fail to slow Barnhill’s bat

Still Swinging: Injury, position change fail to slow Barnhill’s bat

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Neither a knee injury nor a change in positions has slowed Brianna Barnhill - or most importantly, her bat.

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Decatur to name coach; Selection set for Thursday

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur will name its new athletic director and head football coach Thursday.

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