Baseball: Back at bat – Alvord’s Staley returns to bench after health scare

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Travis Lisle

There are ebbs and flows and ups and downs to every year and season. Without the bad, how would we know or appreciate the good?

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Baseball: Eagles clipped – Graham’s big inning ends Decatur run

Baseball: Eagles clipped – Graham’s big inning ends Decatur run

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Decatur Eagles led through four innings of the second game of their Class 4A area series against Graham.

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Baseball: Errors send Chico home in second round

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Chico Dragons fell on hard times in Game 2 of their three-game area series with Lindsay.

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Baseball: Alvord beats Blue Ridge to take area series

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Bulldogs needed two consecutive wins to keep their season alive after dropping the first game of their Class 2A area round series to Blue Ridge.

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Baseball: Eagles fall to Graham 1-0 in Game 1

Baseball: Eagles fall to Graham 1-0 in Game 1

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Bryce Elder was near perfect Friday night in Decatur's first of three game sagainst Graham.

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Baseball: Chico takes first game in Area, 7-2

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Clay Corbett

Jaston McBee wasted little time Thursday showing Chico had no ill-effects from its 10-day layoff before the area round of the playoffs began.

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Baseball: Alvord sweeps Seymour to advance to area

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Bulldogs took down Seymour in two consecutive games to win their 2A Region II bi-district series.

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Baseball: Kennedale sinks Bulls in two

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Kennedale Wildcats turned little opportunities into big innings Friday and Saturday in sweeping the Class 4A Region I bi-district series against the Bridgeport Bulls.

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Baseball: Dragons open playoffs after long wait

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Richard Greene

It's been a long wait for the Chico Dragons for the playoffs.

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Baseball: Working extra – Baur walk-off blast leads Eagles over Godley

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Mason Baur came to the plate with confidence in the bottom of the 10th inning.

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Baseball: Gunter sweeps away Panthers in bi-district

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Richard Greene

Paradise's Bryson Meyers and Gunter's Reagan MacDonald matched each other putting up zeroes on the scoreboard outside the one two-run blemish apiece.

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Baseball: Chico ready to add to title – Dragons capture first district crown since 1991

Baseball: Chico ready to add to title – Dragons capture first district crown since 1991

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Richard Greene

Chico junior Tyler Melton recalls the heartbreak of the extra-inning 2-1 loss to Gorman in the area round last season.

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Baseball: Eagles ready for meaningful game

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Decatur Eagles have kept busy while waiting for larger districts to finish play.

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Baseball: Bulldogs prepare for Seymour

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Alvord's playoff plans were finalized late Monday night. That didn't give the Bulldogs much time to scout their upcoming opponent.

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Baseball: Panthers hope returning player can help playoff run

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Travis Lisle

In an 8-7 playoff win over Whitney last season, it was Paradise's Caiden Berry who threw five innings, giving up six hits and two runs while striking out five.

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Baseball: Paradise crushes Yellowjackets, 18-2

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Thursday's Wise County bout had several implications. Boyd absolutely needed a win to stay in the playoff hunt and likewise, a Paradise win would ensure their postseason future.

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Baseball: Decatur building on district championship

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Decatur baseball hasn't won a district championship in several years. Seniors Tanner Shields and Clayton Egle have never experienced that elation until now.

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Baseball: Boyd hopes to shake up district

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A three-way playoff race in 9-3A baseball features both Boyd and Paradise vying with Henrietta for the third and fourth playoff seeds.

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Golf & Baseball: Successful balance – Elder adds to 2 teams

Golf & Baseball: Successful balance – Elder adds to 2 teams

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

When asked about his past week, Bryce Elder calmly agrees it's been fun but gives little other emotion.

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Baseball: Meyers keeps Panthers in playoff hunt

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Sophomore pitcher Bryson Meyers knew that his team had their backs to the wall in the playoff race as he started the game against Holliday Tuesday.

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