Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Baseball: Reaching the end – Godley takes out Eagles in third round

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

After dropping a pitchers' duel in game one Thursday night, the Decatur Eagles faced a steep climb to get back into the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal series.

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Baseball: Trojans stop Dragons – Chico closes year 27-3-1

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Donny Victory

For a second straight game, Windthorst received a strong pitching performance and timely hits to finish off the fifth-ranked Chico Dragons.

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Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Baseball: Put on the brink – Godley takes game 1 of series in 8 innings

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

After allowing hits to two of the first three batters he faced, Decatur's Bryce Elder retired the next 18 Godley Wildcats that stepped to the plate Thursday night.

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Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Baseball: Trojans edge Dragons in first game, 2-1

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Richard Greene

Pitching and defense stole the show as Chico and Windthorst opened their 2A Region II quarterfinal series Thursday at Henrietta.

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Baseball: Staying alive – Hicks’ gem seals area title

Baseball: Staying alive – Hicks’ gem seals area title

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

In his first varsity start, Wilson Hicks allowed a two-out walk that Stephenville followed up with a pair of singles to get a first-inning run.

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Baseball: Decatur, Godley set for rematch – Eagles hope to continue roll

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles survived losing a 7-0 lead in the bi-district round last year eventually beating Godley 10-9 on a walk-off homer in the 10th inning.

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Baseball: Chico rebounds to win area crown – After first loss, Dragons take game 3

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

After seeing his team lose its first game of the season, Chico coach Brian McBeth delivered a simple message to the Chico Dragons Friday before the third game of the area series with Muenster.

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Baseball: Surviving the Spotlight – After tough early moment in career, Johnson shines for Eagles

Baseball: Surviving the Spotlight – After tough early moment in career, Johnson shines for Eagles

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

With his broad shoulders, AJ Johnson is an imposing figure in the batters box.

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Baseball: Working extra – Dragons rally to win game one in 9th

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the top of the first Thursday night, Jerod Blanks spoiled pitch after pitch before flying out to right field on the 12th delivery from Muenster starter Stetson McGrew.

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Baseball: Eagles walk off with win

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Richard Greene

Tyler Ticknor started the scoring Thursday, crossing home plate in the opening inning.

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Baseball: Heritage sweeps away Bulls

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

With the Bridgeport Bulls' season on the line, Mason Baker tossed a gem Saturday.

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Baseball: Hanging on – Seniors lead Eagles to sweep of Kennedale

Baseball: Hanging on – Seniors lead Eagles to sweep of Kennedale

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

A feisty Kennedale lineup whittled a Decatur seven-run lead to just two for a second straight day and put the tying runs on base, when Brian Tickell came out of the dugout in the seventh inning and summoned senior Jesus Gam to the mound.

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Baseball: Windthorst sweeps Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs' made a fierce rally at the end of game one Friday against the Windthorst Trojans.

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Baseball: Cards deck Paradise

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

John Bridgeman and Bryson Myers supplied the Paradise Panthers will a pair of strong starts, allowing only five runs over a combined 13 innings Friday and Saturday.

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Baseball: Tigers tame Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

The tradition-rich Gunter Tigers brought a quick end to the Boyd Yellowjackets' first playoff trip since 2004 Saturday.

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Baseball: On to next round – Decatur faces Stephenville in area

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

After holding on in a pair of nail-biters, the Decatur Eagles move on to the area round of the playoffs to meet the Stephenville Yellowjackets.

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Baseball: Tough out – After health scare, Pellegrini leads Jackets into playoffs

Baseball: Tough out – After health scare, Pellegrini leads Jackets into playoffs

Published Saturday, May 7, 2016
By Richard Greene

At the crack of the bat, Spencer Pellegrini springs forward, bends down and swiftly picks the ball off the grass after a final short hop. In one motion, he stops and fires a side-arm strike across the infield to first base.

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Baseball: Little margin for error – Hurlers guide Panthers to playoffs

Baseball: Little margin for error – Hurlers guide Panthers to playoffs

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

Of the 92-plus innings in District 9-3A play, John Bridgeman and Bryson Myers stood atop the mound for all 11 tension-filled frames for the Paradise Panthers.

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Baseball: Confident Eagles ready for playoffs – 8-4A champs face Kennedale in bi-district

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

Preparing for their third and final trip to the postseason, AJ Johnson and Michael Hicks are brimming with confidence.

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Baseball: Morrow’s game-winning ‘hit’ gives Bulls second seed

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

With mighty cuts in the batting cage Monday afternoon, Zane Morrow laced rocket straight into the L screen.

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