Slidell falls to Dodd City in region final

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019.
By Austin Jackson

The Slidell Lady Hounds fell to Dodd City 37-27 in the Class A Region III final in Mansfield, but they did not go down without a fight. Down 15 points at the start of the fourth quarter, Slidell’s Bailey Meyer shook loose from the Lady Hornets’ swarming defense and started a furious comeback for the […]

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Levelland eliminates Sissies in region semifinal

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Levelland outscored Bridgeport 27-10 in the third period, running away with a 68-48 victory at Lubbock Christian University to end the Sissies' season.

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Decatur heads back to region quarterfinal, beating Hirschi

Published Friday, February 22, 2019
By Richard Greene

Decatur forced four turnovers during a 6-0 run late in the third quarter that allowed it to finally pull away for the 43-26 victory in the 4A Region I area round game at Jacksboro High School.

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Waddell column: Sissies’ run to regional tournament embodies strength

Waddell column: Sissies’ run to regional tournament embodies strength

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

For a team decimated with injuries the past two seasons, Bridgeport's triumph Tuesday night was more than an ordinary playoff victory or even rivalry win — it was a culmination of nearly 24 months of bad breaks, hard work and perseverance.

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Lady Hounds race past Saltillo, advance to region tournament for third straight year

Lady Hounds race past Saltillo, advance to region tournament for third straight year

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Slidell Lady Hounds used a big first half to cruise past Saltillo 51-30 in the Class A Region III quarterfinal Tuesday night at Princeton Junior High. 

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Sissies shoot down Decatur, advance to regional tournament

Sissies shoot down Decatur, advance to regional tournament

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Emily Vidal led all scorers with 17 points as the Bridgeport Sissies knocked off rival Decatur 50-28 Tuesday night in the 4A Region I quarterfinal.

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Decatur sets new school record in bi-district win over Godley

Decatur sets new school record in bi-district win over Godley

Published Monday, February 18, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 55-15 run to rout Godley Monday night and claim the 4A Region I bi-district title.

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Slidell rolls to area title

Published Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Rich Hilliard

Senior Cate Zuniga scored a game-high 24 points and the Slidell defensive effort kept Ector under wraps in a 58-25 win at S&S Consolidated High School in a Class 1A Region III area-round game.

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Decatur overcomes slow start, beats Big Spring

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Owen Simpson

After managing only four field goals in the first half, the Decatur Lady Eagles came alive in the third quarter and rolled to a 46-30 win over Big Spring.

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Sissies advance to third round

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport held Greenwood to eight points, including two fields in the final frame on the way to a 59-35 victory at Stamford High School Friday.

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Sissies shut down Brownwood, win bi-district title

Published Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport held Brownwood to just 19.6 percent shooting Tuesday night, as the Sissies won the 4A Region I bi-district title 43-32 at Granbury High School.

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Fitzgerald shines, Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose for bi-district title

Fitzgerald shines, Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose for bi-district title

Published Monday, February 11, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Kylee Fitzgerald led all scorers with 14 points as the Decatur Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose 38-32 Monday night for their first playoff win in three years.

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5 Things to Know: The Week Ahead in Wise for Saturday, February 9, 2019

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The girls basketball playoffs begin Monday with the bi-district round. Decatur will take on Glen Rose at 6 p.m. Monday at Weatherford High School.

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3-Peat: Hounds capture third straight title

3-Peat: Hounds capture third straight title

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Jan. 20, 2017. That was the last time the Slidell Greyhounds suffered a loss in district play, when Forestburg beat them 49-39.

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Rieger nails buzzer beater, Decatur beats Argyle for 8-4A title

Rieger nails buzzer beater, Decatur beats Argyle for 8-4A title

Published Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Gage Rieger hit the game-winner as time expired Tuesday night, sending Decatur home with a 37-34 victory over Argyle and the District 8-4A championship.

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Playoff picture takes shape: Four Wise County schools prep for postseason

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The regular season for girls basketball comes to an end Tuesday and the playoff picture is beginning to take shape.

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Sissies win thriller over Decatur

Published Friday, February 1, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport came away with a 38-35 victory over rival Decatur Friday night, as the Sissies picked up a key District 8-4A victory.

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Decatur wins eighth straight, knocks off Hirschi

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 25-4 run to pull away from Wichita Falls Hirschi Tuesday night, knocking off the Huskies 53-31.

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Making an impact: Freshman leads Lady Eagles

Making an impact: Freshman leads Lady Eagles

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Leading rival Bridgeport by six points late in the third quarter last Tuesday, Decatur's Grace Lowery calmly brought the ball up the floor.

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Argyle overwhelms Sissies, sweeps season series

Published Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Argyle used a 17-0 run to pull away from Bridgeport Tuesday night, routing the Sissies 61-41.

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