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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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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