Decatur rolls Keller International, looks ahead to Whataburger Tournament

Decatur rolls Keller International, looks ahead to Whataburger Tournament

Published Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles got an early Christmas present Thursday. Thanks to a suffocating full-court press, Decatur rolled Keller International 69-16, forcing turnover after turnover in the blowout. The Eagles had four players finish in double figures, led by Dane Fitzgerald, who had a team-high 12 points.

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Basketball: Dismal fourth quarter dooms Decatur

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles dropped a nail-biter to 3A's third-ranked Bowie Jackrabbits, 40-39.

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Basketball: Slidell routs Forestburg

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Reece Waddell

By the time the first quarter ended Friday night, the Forestburg Lady Longhorns had no clue what hit them.

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Basketball: Sissies edge Muenster

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Ashley Ingram and Emily Vidal both scored in double figures as the Bridgeport Sissies edged Muenster 56-43 last Friday.

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Basketball: Horton leads Bridgeport past Pilot Point

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Andrew Horton had a game-high 37 points and the Bridgeport Bulls edged the Pilot Point Bearcats 56-52 last Friday.

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Boyd overcomes slow start, knocks off Paradise

Published Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
By Reece Waddell

The game did not start how the Boyd Yellowjackets intended. Trailing 8-7 after one quarter, Boyd was unable to find a rhythm offensively, committing several turnovers while missing open shots. With only a 14-12 advantage at halftime, the Yellowjackets were out of sync. But as the old adage goes, it’s not about how you start – it’s about how you finish.

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Mitschke helps Lady Panthers bounce back against Boyd

Mitschke helps Lady Panthers bounce back against Boyd

Published Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets did their best to fluster the Paradise Lady Panthers on Tuesday night. Utilizing a 1-2-2 zone, Boyd forced Paradise into several tough, contested shots, especially in the first half. As the Lady Panthers’ offense went cold in the second quarter, the Lady Jackets hung around, only trailing 21-10 at halftime. Then Paradise started to crack the zone.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers rally to win 8-3A opener

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Reece Waddell

With just under three minutes gone in the first quarter, Paradise guard Maddie Mitschke checked out of the game after helping the Lady Panthers jump out to a quick 8-0 lead.

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Basketball: Boyd wins seventh straight

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets picked up their seventh straight win Tuesday, holding off Bellevue for a 59-54 victory.

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Basketball: Slidell wins league opener

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds started their defense of the District 21-A title with a 48-34 win over Saint Jo Tuesday.

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Basketball: Boyd falls to Bowie in 8-3A opener

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets couldn't slow down the Bowie Lady Jackrabbits in the District 8-3A opener Tuesday.

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Basketball: Eagles win invite, beat Eaton

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles fell down 9-0 in the opening minute Saturday against Eaton in the championship game of the Decatur Invitational.

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Basketball: Yellowjackets continue hot start

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Yellowjackets continued their hot start to the season over the weekend, routing Wichita Falls Notre Dame, Forestburg and Prairie Valley to win the Chico Invitational.

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Basketball: Slidell wins Era tournament

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Greyhounds won the Era tournament over the weekend, defeating S&S, Valley View, Collinsville and Era to claim the title.

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Basketball: Eagles take down Peaster

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Defense was the name of the game for Decatur on Tuesday night.

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Basketball: Fitzgerald guides Decatur to win

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The first quarter was a slow one for the Decatur Lady Eagles on Tuesday night. Held to just six points, Decatur entered the second quarter all square with the Graham Lady Blues.

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Basketball: Paradise, Boyd gear up for district

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise Lady Panthers and Boyd Lady Jackets will begin District 8-3A play next week after nearly polar opposite starts to the season.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers trip Alvord

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Lady Panthers edged the Alvord Lady Bulldogs 43-33 on Tuesday night to move to 8-5 on the season.

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Basketball: Jackets take down Bulldogs

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets downed the Alvord Bulldogs 62-54 on the road Tuesday behind a game-high 20-point performance from Reuben Rodebaugh.

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Basketball: Iowa Park slips by Bulls

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Iowa Park Hawks knocked off the Bridgeport Bulls 43-40 on Tuesday despite a 20-point effort from Bulls' guard Andrew Horton.

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