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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Fighting back: Paradise seniors return from knee injuries

Fighting back: Paradise seniors return from knee injuries

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Reece Waddell

During a summer league basketball game June 4, Paradise senior Maddie Mitschke crashed the glass for a routine rebound.

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Decatur outlasts Argyle in thriller

Published Friday, January 18, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur came away with a 46-45 victory over rival Argyle Tuesday despite a wild final 2.6 seconds.

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Decatur’s defense shuts down Bridgeport in win

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off rival Bridgeport Tuesday night, forcing nearly 30 turnovers in a 64-21 win.

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Lady Eagles upset state-ranked Bridgeport

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur upended state-ranked Bridgeport Tuesday night, knocking off the Sissies 43-37.

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Leading the way: Fiery Coffman has Eagles soaring

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The game is still fresh on the mind of Decatur coach Drew Coffman, nearly two years later.

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Decatur wins defensive battle, survives NCTA in final non-district game

Published Friday, January 11, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur picked up a victory in its final non-district game of the season, pulling away from North Central Texas Academy 43-42.

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Back in action: Vidal returns after season-ending knee injury

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

With under two minutes remaining in last year's regular season finale against Krum, Emily Vidal rushed to catch a pass with Bridgeport down by one.

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Decatur takes down Midlothian Heritage

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard scored a team-high 15 points as Decatur got back in the win column with a 46-38 victory over Midlothian Heritage.

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Lowery drops 35 in 8-4A opener

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Grace Lowery scored a game-high 35 points as the Lady Eagles routed Springtown 76-29 Friday night in the District 8-4A opener.

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Horner drops 35, Slidell routs Forestburg for ninth straight win

Horner drops 35, Slidell routs Forestburg for ninth straight win

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
By By Reece Waddell

Hunter Horner scored a game-high 35 points and Slidell ran away from Forestburg Tuesday night, picking up its ninth straight victory.

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Scoring drought dooms Sissies in loss to Argyle

Published Friday, January 4, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport was held scoreless for nearly a nine-minute stretch Friday and Argyle prevailed with a 40-35 victory in the District 8-4A opener.

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Rider snaps Decatur’s nine-game win streak

Published Friday, January 4, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Rider outscored Decatur 13-4 in the final three-and-a-half minutes, pulling away with a 55-49 victory Friday afternoon.

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Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles won their eighth straight game Wednesday, knocking off Bowie 43-31 to close out non-district play.

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Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Published Friday, December 28, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

For the second time in less than a week, Decatur took down Class 3A No. 1 Brock, withstanding several rallies to escape with a 48-42 win at Chisholm Trail High School.

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Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Published Thursday, December 27, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur made quick work of Liberty Hill — the No. 6 team in Class 4A and top-ranked 4A team in the tournament — taking down the Panthers 57-37 at Chisholm Trail High School in the opening round of the Whataburger Tournament. 

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Weekend Planner for Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Wise County basketball teams will be back in action starting Thursday at various holiday tournaments across the area.

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Area teams prep for holiday tournaments

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After getting a few days off for Christmas, Wise County basketball teams will be back in action starting Thursday at various holiday tournaments around the area.

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