Going to the Show

Going to the Show

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

2017 All Wise Baseball and Softball

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Baseball: Decatur’s Elder commits to Texas

Baseball: Decatur’s Elder commits to Texas

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder's immediate and future plans changed in an instant Sunday evening.

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Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur ace Bryce Elder tossed a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs on the way to guiding the Eagles to the Class 4A Region II final.

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Baseball: An unpleasant ending – Hawks dominate game 1

Baseball: An unpleasant ending – Hawks dominate game 1

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur knew going into the first game of their regional final series against Texarkana Pleasant Grove Wednesday night in Tyler they had to stay away from giving up the big inning.

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Baseball: Decatur’s season ends in extra-inning loss

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By Brian Knox

For seven innings, Decatur starting pitcher Bryce Elder shut down a team that had scored 10 runs a day earlier.

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Decatur’s season ends in extra-inning loss

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017
By Brian Knox

For seven innings, Decatur starting pitcher Bryce Elder shut down a team that had scored 10 runs a day earlier. In fact, Pleasant Grove hadn't gotten a single hit off Elder until a bunt hit in the fifth inning.

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Pleasant Grove wins game 1 over Eagles

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur knew going into the first game of their regional final series against Texarkana Pleasant Grove Wednesday night in Tyler they had to stay away from giving up the big inning.

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Baseball: Eagles prepare for region final

Baseball: Eagles prepare for region final

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles are one step away from the program's first state tournament appearance.

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Baseball: One step away – Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Baseball: One step away – Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder walked the leadoff hitter and fell behind the second batter while trying to adjust to the mound at Rockwall High School Wednesday night.

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Baseball: Roth, Watson spur team on from behind the scenes

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

After throwing a gem Wednesday, Bryce Elder quickly referenced his pregrame work with bullpen catcher Ty Watson.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Breaking through – 2006 Eagles set high bar for program

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

In May 2006, the Decatur Eagles returned to the region quarterfinals for second time in three years to face the team that had ended their season the year before, Iowa Park.

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Baseball: Eagles wait for next foe

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder figured to be on his way to the coast Friday to board a cruise ship with several members of his recently graduated Class of 2017.

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Elder pitches Eagles into region final

Published Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bryce Elder struck out the next seven batters he faced after the lead-off walk in a dominant six and one-third innings. He allowed only one hit in Decatur’s 2-0 victory in the Class 4A Region II semifinal win over Gilmer.

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Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Baseball: Rising to occasion – Terrell lifts Eagles to fourth round

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jaxon Terrell found out he would be getting the ball shortly before the start of the third and deciding game Saturday.

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Baseball: Elder eager for another chance on mound Baseball: Elder eager for another chance on mound

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Walking to the bus after Decatur's victory in the second game of the 4A Region II quarterfinals Friday, Decatur senior Bryce Elder yelled out: "We still have a chance."

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Baseball: Heritage stops Texans

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans' playoff march ended Saturday with a 9-0 loss in game three of their 5A Region I quarterfinal series against Colleyville Heritage.

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Baseball: Gilmer enters game red-hot

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Gilmer Buckeyes started the season 0-4 and earned the fourth-place seed out of District 15-4A.

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Baseball: Hicks staves off elimination

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing elimination Friday night, the Decatur Eagles once again put the ball in the hands of Wilson Hicks.

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Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Baseball: Break in the action – Eagles trail 3-1 in opening game

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Down to their final three outs Thursday night, Mother Nature gave the Decatur Eagles a break of 20-plus hours to come up with a plan to score a pair of runs and avoid a loss in game one of the Class 4A Region II quarterfinals.

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Baseball: Texans take game one

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Doger Gilliland's RBI-single in the top of the second inning gave himself a lead. He protected it on the mound.

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