Baseball: Elder earns first team all-state

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Recent Decatur graduate and Texas signee Bryce Elder added another honor.

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Elder earns spot on TSWA baseball team

Published Sunday, August 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Recent Decatur graduate and Texas signee Bryce Elder added another honor. The Eagles ace was named the relief pitcher on the 4A Texas Sportswriters Association team. Elder went 7-2 with a minuscule ERA of 0.603 in 69.2 innings. He threw a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs, while leading the Eagles to their second region finals appearance.

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Baseball: Decatur’s Hicks commits to OSU

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a stellar sophomore year that earned him Wise County Male Athlete of the Year, Wilson Hicks is already making college plans.

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Baseball: Texas hooks Decatur’s Elder

Baseball: Texas hooks Decatur’s Elder

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last June, Bryce Elder teed off at the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament with thoughts of making a jump to playing college golf.

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Baseball: Decatur hires Maddox

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Former NFL quarterback and current Grapevine assistant Tommy Maddox is coming to Decatur to lead the baseball program.

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Decatur hires Maddox as baseball coach

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Former NFL quarterback and current Grapevine assistant Tommy Maddox is coming to Decatur to lead the baseball program. Maddox was offered and accepted the post this week to lead the 2017 Class 4A Region II finalists.

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Male Athlete of the Year: Cool under fire – Sophomore turns into three-sport star

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into the locker room at The Star in Frisco on the third Saturday of the season, Decatur coaches faced more than a 30-21 deficit.

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2016-17 In Review: Eagles soar to new heights

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the season opening victory over Springtown, the Decatur Eagles football team piled up 785 yards and scored 74 points.

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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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