Basketball: Huskies chase down Eagles for area title

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

Holt Garner's 3-pointer from the wing to beat the third-quarter buzzer gave the Decatur Eagles a nine-point lead going into the final frame. But that lead and Decatur momentum soon disappeared.

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Basketball: Slidell falls short against Avinger

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Greyhounds cut a 13-point deficit early in the second half to just two.

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Basketball: Big opening statements – Bulls, Smith blast Venus

Basketball: Big opening statements – Bulls, Smith blast Venus

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Richard Greene

With 3.6 seconds left in the first quarter, Caleb Smith caught the inbound pass and diced through the Venus defense to drain a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer.

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Basketball: Hix, Eagles top Alvarado

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Richard Greene

Mason Hix claimed he was nervous taking the floor for his first playoff game.

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Basketball: Hounds to face Avinger again – Slidell wins bi-district crown

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Travis Lisle

There won't be any love lost between Slidell and Avinger when the two teams meet for the Class A Region III area championship Saturday in Honey Grove.

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Basketball: Santo holds off Lady Bulldogs’ rally – Alvord shoots 34 percent in area round loss

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs caused 25 turnovers and took 10 more shots than the Santo Lady Wildcats in Tuesday's 2A Region II quarterfinal.

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Basketball: No. 3 Wylie ends Sissies’ run – Bridgeport’s season closes with 27 wins

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Trailing 14-12 late in the first quarter, the Bridgeport Sissies were looking to hang with the second-ranked Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs in Wednesday's 4A Region I quarterfinal in Graham.

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Basketball: Dodd City stops Slidell

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds couldn't slow down Dodd City Wednesday.

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Basketball: Ice brings action to halt

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Winter weather has changed nearly everything in Wise County and the surrounding areas. High school sports schedules are no exception.

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Basketball: Bulls warm up with victory

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Bulls warmed up for the playoffs Saturday by outlasting Fairfield in a battle of top 11 teams in 4A.

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Basketball: Sissies, Garcia celebrate area title

Basketball: Sissies, Garcia celebrate area title

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

Diana Garcia proved to be the Bridgeport Sissies' spark plug Friday night.

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Basketball: Alvord wears out Tolar

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The run-and-gun style of the Alvord Lady Bulldogs proved to be overwhelming for the Tolar Lady Rattlers Friday night.

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Basketball: Roof spurs Slidell to victory

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Kayson Roof relentlessly attacked the offensive glass Friday, giving the Slidell Lady Greyhounds second-chance opportunities.

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Basketball: Bees hold off Lady Eagles – Stephenville wins on boards, game

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

Despite their size advantage inside, the Decatur Lady Eagles couldn't keep the smaller and quicker Stephenville Honeybees off the offensive glass.

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Basketball: Bridgeport closes out perfect district run

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Bulls put an exclamation mark on their perfect run to the 8-4A title Tuesday, blasting Springtown 73-49.

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Basketball: Hicks, Eagles torch Stephenville

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

Heading into the postseason, Parker Hicks admitted to putting in some extra work on post moves. He put those moves on display Thursday night.

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Basketball: No. 1 Sunnyvale clips Paradise

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Travis Lisle

For a second straight year, the Paradise Lady Panthers' season came to an end with a loss in the area round to No. 1 Sunnyvale.

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Basketball: Ponder, Alvord push aside Itasca

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Richard Greene

Pressing, running the floor and firing up 3-pointers, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs set a torrid pace in the first quarter Tuesday.

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Basketball: Sissies scalp Alvarado for bi-district

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Sissies were a patient, disciplined and versatile team Tuesday night in Boswell, overmatching their bi-district foes from Alvarado.

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Basketball: Hounds clinch second – Slidell opens playoffs Monday

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Behind a huge second quarter, the Slidell Greyhounds clinched the second seed out of District 21-A Tuesday.

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