Eagles come up short against Lone Star

Eagles come up short against Lone Star

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur and Frisco Lone Star matched each other shot-for-shot through two-and-a-half quarters.

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Fouls bring down Hounds

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Brandon Evans

With 2:24 left in the final quarter, the Slidell Greyhounds held a six-point lead over the defending state champion.

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Crowd pleaser: Walker sinks game-winner with 9 seconds left

Crowd pleaser: Walker sinks game-winner with 9 seconds left

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Dallas Roosevelt defenders took away his first option, so with his team down by one, Philip Walker improvised.

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Hounds hold off Avinger in OT; Davis scores 36 in area win

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

An Avinger player hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds of the fourth quarter Friday to take Slidell into overtime.

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Eagles try to move on quickly

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Richard Greene

Walking into the gym Saturday morning after an emotional win less than 12 hours before, Decatur coach Drew Coffman tried to immediately get his team focused on its next challenge.

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Eagles come alive for win; Givens sparks second-half run in victory over Celina

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

With 39 seconds left in the third quarter, Decatur's Austin Givens fouled Celina's Caleb Knowles, sending him to the free-throw line for three game-tying shots.

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Hounds ready for area round; Slidell faces Avinger

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Walking off the floor Monday night after a victory over Dodd City, Isaac Davis and his Slidell Greyhound teammates felt accomplished.

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No. 1 Sunnyvale stops Alvord; Lady ‘Dogs fall short of third trip to regionals

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Brandon Evans

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs lost a tough, physical match against the undefeated Sunnyvale Lady Raiders in the third round of the playoffs, the Class 2A regional quarterfinal, Tuesday night at the Frisco Wakeland High School gymnasium.

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Dragons fall short; Valley Mills holds off Chico

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons couldn't slow down Valley Mills Tuesday, falling in the bi-district round of the Class A Region II playoffs.

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Argyle bests Lady Eagles in quarterfinal

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

In their run to the top seed out of District 9-3A and through two games of the playoffs, the Decatur Lady Eagles found a way to get to the basket and knock down big shots.

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Texans fall to Volunteers in bi-district battle

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Arlington Bowie cut the Texans' playoff run short Tuesday night in Colleyville.

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Eagles take shot at revenge; Decatur meets Roosevelt in area for second straight year

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paul Walker recalled Thursday the frustrating second quarter of last year's Class 3A Region II area-round game against Dallas Roosevelt.

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Breaking hearts: Mayfield sinks game-winner at buzzer for area title

Breaking hearts: Mayfield sinks game-winner at buzzer for area title

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

With the Decatur Lady Eagles down two as the final seconds ticked off, Sidney Carter found Makayla Mayfield on the left wing.

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Rangers wrangle Bulls in bi-district

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Playing in the their first playoff game since 2004, the Bridgeport Bulls didn't get to soak up the atmosphere before falling behind 16-3 in the first four-and-half minutes.

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Alvord routs Howe in area win

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Jason Della Rosa

The inside-outside combination of Marissa Schedcik and Katie Claborn propelled Alvord to a 63-29 victory against Howe in a Class 2A Region II area round game on Friday night.

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Slidell tames Dodd City, 75-48

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

For the first time since 2007, the Slidell Greyhounds left the floor Monday as victors in a playoff game.

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Saltillo down Lady Hounds

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Rich Hilliard

Though the deficit continued to grow throughout the second half, Slidell continued to hustle on the court.

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Lady Panthers fail to pass Sunnyvale

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers took their best shot, but couldn't knock off Class 2A's top-ranked team Friday.

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Paradise ends playoff drought; Burt pours in 24 in bi-district victory

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Brandon Evans

After the Paradise Lady Panthers basketball team captured their first playoff win in more than a decade Wednesday night, the excitement was palpable.

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Lady Eagles go small for win

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

With three posts at 5-10 or taller, Decatur used its length down low to capture the top seed in District 9-3A.

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