Alvord falls to Celeste

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Alvord Bulldogs’ season came to an end Friday with a Class 2A Division I bi-district loss to the Celeste Blue Devils, 48-20.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Intermediate hosts its Turkey Extravaganza Thursday, Nov. 16.

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Football: Alvord meets Celeste in bi-district

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

After starting the season 0-7, the Alvord Bulldogs hit the postseason having won two of three.

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Football: Bulldogs hold off Dragons

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

When Jerod Blanks scored on a 4-yard run and added the two-point try with 3:11 to go in the third quarter, an Alvord two-score halftime lead had dwindled to just a point.

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Grateful city listened

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wendell Wiggins

I would like to take this time to personally say thank you to the mayor of Bridgeport Randy Singleton, councilmen David Correll, Kevin Lopez, Billy Fred Walker, Bobby Brazier and Jimmy Meyers for listening to the community and for dropping the involuntary annexation of properties bordering your city limits.

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Alvord holds off Chico for third in 5-2AI

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Messenger staff

When Jerod Blanks scored on a 4-yard run and added the two-point try with 3:11 to go in the third quarter, an Alvord two-score halftime lead had dwindled to just a point. The Alvord defense made the lead hold up over final 15 minutes as the Bulldogs squeaked out the 15-14 victory over the rival Chico Dragons.

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Wise County honors our veterans

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Veterans groups and schools across the county are holding events this week to honor veterans in all branches of the U.S. military.

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Football: Alvord, Chico battle for playoff seeding

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

More than just bragging rights will be on the line Friday night when the Alvord Bulldogs and Chico Dragons renew their neighborly battle.

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Cross Country: Parker finishes 117th

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Making his debut in the state meet, Alvord's Colton Parker finished 117th in the Class 2A race.

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End of a long run

End of a long run

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Joe Duty

A total of 29 runners from Alvord, Boyd, Bridgeport, Decatur, Northwest, Paradise, and Slidell competed in the UIL cross country championships Saturday in Round Rock.

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Alvord’s Parker finishes 117th

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Making his debut in the state meet, Alvord’s Colton Parker finished 117th in the Class 2A race. Parker finished the 5K course at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock at the University Interscholastic League cross country championships in 19:19.

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Football: Bulls lose finale, chance at second seed

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Bulls will have to settle for being the third seed out of District 3-4A Division II after their 52-17 home loss to Iowa Park.

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Richard L. Boykins

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
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Richard L. Boykins, 73, of Alvord, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Decatur.

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Windthorst stops Alvord

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Windthorst Trojans used a safety and a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter to put the Alvord Bulldogs away in a 49-21 victory Friday.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur High School is holding a college and career fair Thursday, Nov. 9, during convocation for all juniors and seniors.

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Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a freshman last season, Colton Parker won the District 11-2A title in cross country.

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Football: Bulldogs try for second straight win

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

After seven weeks of finding themselves on the short end, the Alvord Bulldogs broke into the win column in a big way last Friday night.

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Volleyball: Alvord falters in bi-district loss to Valley View

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs couldn't have asked for a better start Monday night.

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Football: Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Football: Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Alvord Royalty

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Mack Thweatt

Alvord High School crowned its homecoming king and queen at Friday's football game against Olney.

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