Baseball: Eagles soar to bi-district title – Decatur bats come alive in series

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's dynamic pitching put the Eagles into the postseason with its sterling 1.87 ERA.

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Baseball: Alvord sweeps Petrolia – Bulldogs finish series with extra-inning victory

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Standing on third base with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kaleb Krejcarek waited for any opening to race home.

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Baseball: Texans knock off Denison

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Taylor Treadway's two-run single capped a four-run bottom of the sixth inning that sent the Northwest Texans to the second round of the playoffs.

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Baseball: Brock holds off Paradise for sweep

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Will Reeves' two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought the Paradise Panthers within a run of the Brock Eagles Friday night.

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Baseball: Peaster pitchers shut down Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster's Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets' bats over 13 innings Friday night.

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Decatur bats lead way to sweep of Pinkston

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Starting with Tyler Ticknor’s leadoff double, the Eagles sent 17 batters to plate in the bottom of the first, scoring 12 runs on five hits, five walks and three errors. Decatur went on for the 15-0 win in five innings to finish off the 4A Region II bi-district series.

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Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Baseball: Eagles eye more success on Saturday

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Twice during a tough District 9-4A schedule, the Decatur Eagles followed a Friday night game with a Saturday afternoon affair.

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Baseball: Alvord makes third straight playoff appearance

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

For most of the Alvord Bulldogs' 12 seniors, the playoffs is familiar territory.

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Elder tosses no-hitter in 14-0 Decatur win

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Decatur ace Bryce Elder needed only 47 pitches to get through five no-hit innings Friday in the opening game of the 4A Region II bi-district series against Dallas Pinkston. The Eagles provided Elder with plenty of run support in a 14-0 victory.

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Brock holds off Paradise to finish sweep

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Messenger staff

Will Reeves’ two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning brought the Paradise Panthers within a run of the Brock Eagles Friday night. But the Panthers couldn’t get Reeves home to extend the game or their season in the 6-5 game two loss at Weatherford College. The victory followed Brock’s 6-2 win in game […]

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Peaster pitchers lead way in sweep of Boyd

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster’s Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets’ bats over 13 innings Friday night. The Peaster hurlers allowed one run on just five hits, pacing the Greyhounds to the quick sweep of the Yellowjackets in the 3A Region I bi-district series. Peaster won game one 10-1 behind Grimes. Hafley closed the series in the 11-0 victory in game two at Boswell High School.

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Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Baseball: Chatting the game – Potts leads Eagles with bat, voice

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Winning tight games and making late rallies became a specialty for the Decatur Eagles in working their way to the playoffs.

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Baseball: 8-3A title slips away from Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the 8-3A title on the line, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't solve Jacksboro starter Ty Kennedy.

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Baseball: Panthers dash into playoffs

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

With their second loss to Holliday to start the second half of District 8-3A play, the Paradise Panthers found themselves at .500 and on the outside of the playoff picture.

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Baseball: Senior Eagles start last postseason

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

After 14 days off, the Decatur Eagles will finally get an opportunity to hit the field to start the playoffs Friday.

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Baseball: Texans secure crown

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

After getting a 2-0 lead in the first inning, Northwest's Doger Gilliland and a pair of relievers made the lead hold up.

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Baseball: Boyd walks off winner against Henrietta

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Creighton Witt worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday to give the Boyd Yellowjackets a 3-2 walkoff win over Henrietta.

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Jacksboro shuts out Boyd to secure 8-3A title

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the 8-3A title on the line, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn’t solve Jacksboro starter Ty Kennedy. The Jacksboro hurler held Boyd to three hits over five shutout innings before giving way to Clay Botello. Botello completed the shutout with two scoreless innings, giving the Jacksboro the league crown with the 6-0 victory Friday night.

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Baseball: Eagles wait for playoffs

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles will head into the playoffs on a four-game winning streak. They will just have to wait nearly two weeks for the postseason.

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Baseball: Boyd stays atop District 8-3A

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Spencer Pellegrini's one-hit gem kept the Boyd Yellowjackets in a tie with Jacksboro for the District 8-3A lead.

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