Panthers secure 2nd place

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Nine straight Panthers reached base in the top of the fourth inning as Paradise piled up seven runs on their way to a 10-3 win over Ponder Tuesday.

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Baseball Roundup: Rebels beat Texans

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Richland Rebels pushed across six runs in the third and another five in the fourth on the way to a 16-5 win over the Northwest Texans in five innings Tuesday.

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Indians, Scott blank Eagles

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Sanger hurler Ross Scott silenced the Decatur Eagles' bats Friday to close out an unbeaten run through District 9-3A for the Indians.

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Baseball Roundup: Samples puts Bulls into three-way tie in 9-3A

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls scored four runs in the third inning including one driven in by Alex Samples in a 5-3 victory over Gainesville Friday.

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Baseball Roundup: Boyd trumps Bulldogs

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning Saturday to break a tie and beat the Alvord Bulldogs 6-3.

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Samples shuts down Eagles; Senior’s first win puts Bulls in hunt for second in 9-3A

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

It's been a long time coming, but Alex Samples' first victory of the season couldn't have been any sweeter.

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Bulls revive season

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

After their extra-inning loss to Decatur March 25, the Bridgeport Bulls buried the first part of the season.

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Meadows wins final showdown, game; Paradise pitcher strikes outs 16 in 1-0 victory

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

With the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the seventh inning, the area's top hitter, Lane Peace, stepped into the batter's box to face the area's top pitcher, Dillon Meadows, in a one-run game Friday.

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Baseball Roundup: Eagles pound Leopards to improve to 4-1 in loop

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Richard Greene

Austin Givens drove in a pair of runs with a double as part of a seven-run third inning for the Decatur Eagles Friday in a 12-1 victory over Gainesville.

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Baseball Roundup: Bulls outlast delay for win

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

After storms brought a halt to the scoreless game on Tuesday, the Bridgeport Bulls went back to Gainesville Wednesday to find a pair of runs and their first District 9-3A win.

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Indians hammer Eagles, take 9-3A lead

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

Mason Baur needed just five pitches to get the first two hitters of the bottom of the first out. But the Decatur starter could not keep the potent Sanger bats quiet any longer.

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Panther rally falls short; Catch in right saves game for Ponder

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

After his team rallied for seven runs in the bottom of the seventh Friday, Paradise's Caiden Berry stepped to the plate with the tying runs at second and third.

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Baseball Roundup: Maag homers as Alvord wins second straight

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Richard Greene

Kory Maag homered and drove in three runs Friday to lead the Alvord Bulldogs to a 15-5 pasting of Millsap.

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No Peace for pitchers; Bulldog slugger hitting .564

No Peace for pitchers; Bulldog slugger hitting .564

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

In the batter's box, Lane Peace has only one thought. "In my mind, I'm about to hit the ball as hard as I can," said the Alvord senior.

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Lowe’s gamble pays off

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

When the slow ground ball left Josh Jones' bat, Decatur's Cain Lowe took a gamble and raced home from third base.

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Baseball Roundup: Dragons crush Bryson

Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons scored nine runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 24-2 win over Bryson Tuesday.

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Decatur extends winning streak to 4

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles started the season 4-9-2, playing against some of the area's top teams at the North Texas Tournament of Champions and the Princeton Tournament.

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Baseball Roundup: Panthers win 2

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers rebounded from their first District 9-2A loss with big wins over Boyd and Peaster.

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Persistence pays off; Senior makes most of first chance for playing time

Persistence pays off; Senior makes most of first chance for playing time

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

After nearly being cut as a freshman and rarely getting on the field as a junior due to an injury, Josh Jones never quit believing in himself.

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Walking off a winner; Trachta’s solo blast gives Eagles win

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur first baseman Nick Trachta stepped to the plate to lead off the bottom of the seventh in a tie game.

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