Sissies pull away from Krum

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport downed Krum Friday night 45-32.

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Bulls drop district opener

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Isaiah Smith's team-high 18 points were not enough as Bridgeport fell to Krum 62-48 in its District 8-4A opener.

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Daniel Alonso Mora

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Daniel Alonso Mora, 40, of Alvord, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Alvord.

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Calling it quits: Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart retires

Calling it quits: Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart retires

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Since 1986, Pete Hart has shaped the lives of thousands of young athletes in Wise County, spending 33 years between Bridgeport, Chico and Alvord High School.

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Delylah Rayne Dyer

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
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Delylah Rayne Dyer, 4, of Alvord, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Alvord.

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Decatur takes down Midlothian Heritage

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard scored a team-high 15 points as Decatur got back in the win column with a 46-38 victory over Midlothian Heritage.

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Lowery drops 35 in 8-4A opener

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Grace Lowery scored a game-high 35 points as the Lady Eagles routed Springtown 76-29 Friday night in the District 8-4A opener.

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Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord head coach and athletic director Pete Hart announced Tuesday he was retiring after spending the past 33 years coaching in Wise County.

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Barbara Klein

Published Saturday, January 5, 2019
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Barbara Klein, 78, of Alvord, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Alvord.

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Lily Grace Hicks

Published Saturday, December 29, 2018
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Courtney and Austin Hicks of Alvord announce the birth of a daughter, Lily Grace

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Russell indicted for arson

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two Wise County men were indicted on separate arson-related charges by a Wise County grand jury Dec. 18.

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Area teams prep for holiday tournaments

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After getting a few days off for Christmas, Wise County basketball teams will be back in action starting Thursday at various holiday tournaments around the area.

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Chico’s Starnes named Co-Offensive MVP: Buckaloo takes Defensive MVP for Alvord

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After running away from opposing defenses this season, Chico's Nico Starnes scored the District 4-2A Division I Co-Offensive MVP.

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Eagles knock off defending champs

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles got back in the win column Saturday with a 58-26 rout of defending 3A champion Bowie.

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Eagles take second at Decatur tourney

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Messenger St

The Decatur Eagles went 5-1 at the Decatur Invitational over the weekend, falling to the Oklahoma City Storm 47-42 in the championship.

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Lady Eagles snag second at Peaster tourney

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur lost a heartbreaker to undefeated Nocona in the championship of the Peaster Tournament Saturday, falling 40-39.

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Granting a cherished wish; 4-year-old visits Disney World

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Austin Jackson

Beyond the flashing lights of the arcade, a little girl from Alvord with curly hair and bright eyes chomps down on some pepperoni pizza Wednesday night at Cici's Pizza and Buffet in Decatur.

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Ethan Matthew Lee

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Dana and Mike Lee of Alvord announce the birth of a son, Ethan Matthew

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Maddalynn Joy Kellum

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Rachel and John Kellum Jr. of Prescott, Kan., announce the birth of a daughter, Maddalynn Joy

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Alvord overcomes sloppy start to knock off Prairie Valley, stay unbeaten

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord overcame a sloppy start Tuesday night, using a 12-2 third-quarter run to sprint past Prairie Valley 72-57.

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