Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Reece Waddell

"Within less than five months I'd lost my mom and dad. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy." Jerod Blanks

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Baseball: Texans squeak past Saginaw

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest scored two runs in the sixth inning to edge Saginaw Thursday 7-5.

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Decatur loses late lead, falls to Sanger on road

Published Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur could not hold a three-run lead in the seventh inning Tuesday night, falling to Sanger 7-6 on the road.

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Baseball: Decatur falls to Krum

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur surrendered an early four-run lead in a 6-4 loss to Krum Thursday night.

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Baseball: Boyd handles Nocona – Faust’s big night propels Yellowjackets

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Jacob Faust was feeling it on the mound and at the plate Friday night.

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Baseball: Decatur wins district opener

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Three pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter Monday as Decatur blanked Gainesville 6-0 to win its District 9-4A opener.

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Baseball: Blanks shuts down Alvord

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Jerod Blanks struck out 15 as Chico beat rival Alvord 4-1 Tuesday.

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Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico Dragons were staring at a 10-run deficit in the fourth inning last week against District 10-2A rival Lindsay.

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Baseball: Decatur rallies to beat Burkburnett

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles overcame a 6-1 deficit to get the win Monday against Burkburnett in extra innings 11-10.

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Baseball: Braswell blasts Decatur – Eagles drop home opener 11-1

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles committed five errors and used three pitchers in their home opener Tuesday night, falling to Braswell 11-1 in six innings.

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Baseball: Bridgeport edges Dallas Pinkston

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Corbin Bailey pitched five innings of relief Tuesday, earning the win in Bridgeport's 7-3 victory over Dallas Pinkston.

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Baseball: Kaufman blanks Decatur

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles could not scratch across a run against Kaufman Saturday, falling 2-0.

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Braswell blasts Decatur in Eagles’ home opener

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The Decatur Eagles committed five errors and used three pitchers in their home opener Tuesday night, falling to Denton Braswell 11-1 in six innings. 

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Baseball: Decatur cruises past Benbrook

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bodi Rascon tallied four hits and Decatur beat Benbrook 14-4 on Friday.

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Baseball: Decatur finishes Bowie Tournament 5-0

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles never allowed a run in the Bowie Tournament over the weekend, finishing a perfect 5-0. Decatur outscored its opponents 36-0.

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Baseball: Oberle throws no-hitter – Eagles roll through Bowie Tournament

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Chase Oberle threw a no-hitter Thursday as the Eagles blanked Henrietta 2-0.

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Baseball: Back on the field – Eagles break in new squad

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After a run to the Class 4A Region II final last season, the Decatur Eagles start the 2018 campaign with several fresh faces in the dugout.

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2017 in Review: Top 5 Moments of 2017

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

With her team trailing 24-14 in the second set and on the verge of falling behind 2-0 in the region quarterfinal against Peaster, Boyd sophomore Kamryn Frenzel stepped to the service line.

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2017 in Review: Top 5 Athletes of 2017

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Swiss Army knife did it all for the Eagles in 2017, quarterbacking the football team to the third round of the playoffs along with helping the baseball and basketball teams make playoff runs.

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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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