Electra holds off Alvord, 17-7

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Messenger staff

Corbyn Cornell connected with Tanner Richey for a 48-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough for the Alvord Bulldogs against Electra Saturday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Football: Robinson, Panthers run to first victory

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacob Robinson ran for 277 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Paradise Panthers to a 49-21 win over City View Friday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Volleyball: Boyd rolls to 27th straight district win

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets won their 27th straight district match Tuesday, sweeping Nocona.

Read More...

0 Comments

Alvord, Electra postponed

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Messenger staff

With Electra leading 17-0 at halftime, the game was called due to a lighting issue. The teams are slated to return to action at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise School Board is asking community members to fill out a survey about qualifications and characteristics they'd like to see in their new superintendent.

Read More...

0 Comments

Football: Alvord faces Electra squad also looking for first points

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs couldn't capitalize on a strong defensive effort last Friday as they struggled to generate offense.

Read More...

0 Comments

Volleyball: Chico takes down Alvord, stays unbeaten in 9-2A

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the match tied at a set each Saturday with rival Alvord, Chico senior Jessica Byers provided the turning point.

Read More...

0 Comments

Cross Country: Lady Eagles sweep top 10

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles turned in a dominant performance at the Denton Guyer Wildcat Prowl Saturday at South Lakes Park.

Read More...

0 Comments

Chico, Byers take down Alvord in four sets

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the match tied at a set each Saturday with rival Alvord, Chico senior Jessica Byers provided the turning point. Byers buried three of her match-high 19 kills within three points to start a 10-2 closing run for Chico in the pivotal third set. The Lady Dragons went on to close the match in four […]

Read More...

0 Comments

Picking up the pieces; Families deal with storm’s aftermath

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Just prior to Hurricane Harvey making landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast three weeks ago, the Messenger shared the stories of three local families evacuating the area and the challenges they faced in doing so.

Read More...

0 Comments

Football: Yellowjackets take down Tolar in overtime

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd prevailed over Tolar in overtime, 21-14, to bring their season record to 2-1.

Read More...

0 Comments

Volleyball: Lady Texans even record in 6-5A

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Kori James buried 11 kills to lead the Northwest Lady Texans to a sweep of Brewer Tuesday night.

Read More...

0 Comments

Era blanks Alvord, 13-0

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Era Hornets shut out the Alvord Bulldogs 13-0 Friday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Alvord School Board sets tax rate, budget

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members last month approved keeping the district's tax rate the same as last year's.

Read More...

0 Comments

Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Prairie View Elementary will have its Watch DOGS Kickoff Party and Mom's Tea and Movie Night 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the gym.

Read More...

0 Comments

Football: Bulldogs hope to end slide

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs suffered more growing pains last Friday.

Read More...

0 Comments

Volleyball: Lady Dragons capture loop opener

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons made quick work of Perrin in the District 9-2A opener Saturday.

Read More...

0 Comments

1 arrested, 1 at large

1 arrested, 1 at large

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By David Talley

A Chico man was arrested Thursday afternoon and another man remains at large after a police chase through two counties.

Read More...

0 Comments

More arrests in shooting

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Brian Knox

Two more people were arrested this week in connection with an Aug. 7 shooting of two men in Alvord, bringing the total number arrested in the case to four.

Read More...

0 Comments

Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

After Beau Bedford's third touchdown catch of the night, the Decatur Eagles' defense made a big stop to score a 27-21 victory in overtime over Alvarado Friday night.

Read More...

0 Comments