Basketball: Easy being Green – Coach stays true to his principles in leading Bulls to title

Published Wednesday, March 18, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Behind every great team is a great coaching staff. After the Bridgeport Bulls overtook 4A favorite Dallas Madison and dismantled Houston Sterling in the championship game with an 83-53 victory, there's little denying that the Bulls are a great team.

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Basketball: Working behind the scenes – Freeman, Banner end careers as state champs

Published Wednesday, March 18, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Much of the talk surrounding the Bridgeport Bulls' state championship revolves around Devonte Patterson, Caleb Smith, Ethan Chapman and Keenan Holdman - the four transfer students who moved to Bridgeport and ultimately led the Bulls to a 4A title.

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Maroon faithful storm San Antonio

Maroon faithful storm San Antonio

Published Saturday, March 14, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport faithful were thrilled upon entering the Alamodome for the Bulls' arrival on the state stage Friday afternoon.

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Strong Statement: Bulls stampede into finals

Strong Statement: Bulls stampede into finals

Published Saturday, March 14, 2015
By Travis Lisle

In their first trip to the state tournament, the Bridgeport Bulls showed no signs of stage fright.

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Basketball: Trio earns TGCA all-state

Published Saturday, March 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Slidell senior Caitlin Pruett averaged 18.4 points and 10.2 rebounds, helping the Lady Greyhounds to the Class A region quarterfinal.

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Maroon Out: Bulls to take San Antonio by storm

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Bulls sold 550 tickets to the state basketball tournament in just two hours Tuesday morning.

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Basketball: Going to San Antone – Bulls earn first trip to state tourney

Basketball: Going to San Antone – Bulls earn first trip to state tourney

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Bulls' 62-48 regional final win over Abilene Wylie came down to hustle, and the Bulls had plenty of it.

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Basketball: Journey better than medals

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Most people don't want to hear a 28-year-old talk about getting old. For most, including myself when thinking rationally, 28 is still quite young in this day and age.

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Basketball: Soaring to new heights – Chemistry experiment works for Bulls

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Team chemistry is brought up all the time in sports. Any time you hear about a player going to a new team, the talk is almost always about fit and chemistry.

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Basketball: Bridgeport heads west for regional

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Heading to Lubbock Friday, the Bridgeport Bulls join Abilene Wylie (24-7), Levelland (22-11) and Lubbock Estacado (26-7) as the final teams remaining from Region I.

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Basketball: Bulls stampede past Kennedale

Basketball: Bulls stampede past Kennedale

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Travis Lisle

On paper, the Bridgeport Bulls' 74-62 Tuesday night win in the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal against Kennedale looks like it wasn't much of a game.

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Basketball: Kerr, McConnell share offensive honor

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Paradise senior Courtney Kerr and Kaylee McConnell were the engines that made the Lady Panthers go.

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Basketball: Maynard takes offensive award

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Slidell senior Tyler Maynard was unstoppable this season.

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Basketball: Trophy hunting – Bulls shoot down Hawks in area round

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Bulls were off to a slow start halfway through the opening quarter of their Class 4A Region I area game with the Iowa Park Hawks Monday.

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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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