Basketball: Bulls ink letters of intent

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over the past two seasons, the quartet of Devonte Patterson, Keenan Holdman, Ethan Chapman and Jacob DelAngel led the Bridgeport Bulls to 59 wins, a pair of District 8-4A titles and the 2015 4A crown.

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Basketball: Shelton leaves Alvord post

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After two seasons at Alvord, John Shelton is heading back to his old stomping grounds.

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Basketball: Pope plans to leave bench – Coach to retire with 613 wins

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

After racking up 613 wins over 33 seasons, Kevin Pope is hanging up his whistle.

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Basketball: Patterson makes all-state – Seven players receive region honors

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport senior Devonte Patterson led the Bulls with 19 points per game and grabbed seven rebounds on their way to 8-4A title and the area round of the playoffs.

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Basketball: Paradise coach earns honor

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Jodi Pope traded in a calculator in the accounting field for a whistle a few years ago to join her husband Kevin in coaching.

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Basketball: Winning Reflections

Basketball: Winning Reflections

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

2016 All-Wise Basketball Team

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Basketball: Hicks garners top honors in 8-4A

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Richard Greene

In leading the Decatur Eagles to the Class 4A Region I quarterfinal, forward Parker Hicks tossed in 20.2 points per game.

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Basketball: DeSoto stops Texans

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

DeSoto quickly dashed the Northwest Texans' hopes of a 6A Region I tournament debut Tuesday night.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Dream run to top – Boyd players recall title shot

Saturday Sports Buffet: Dream run to top – Boyd players recall title shot

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

On a trip to the Erwin Center in junior high, Carol Lambert Smith and Boyd classmate Stephanie Richardson Leidel dreamed about one day being on the floor and playing for a state title.

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Basketball: End of Road – Wylie stops Decatur in region quarters

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

When freshman Wilson Hicks splashed in a 3-pointer at the third-quarter buzzer, Decatur took a five-point lead on Wylie.

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Basketball: Hirschi stops Bulls’ charge – Fourth-quarter woes end Bridgeport’s reign

Basketball: Hirschi stops Bulls’ charge – Fourth-quarter woes end Bridgeport’s reign

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls displayed their championship experience, battling back from a early 12-point deficit to take a lead on Devonte Patterson's 3-pointer in the final minute of the third quarter.

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Basketball: Eagles hold off Burkburnett

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

A year ago in the area round, a young Decatur Eagles squad took a lead into the fourth quarter but couldn't reach the finish line.

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Basketball: Charging ahead – Bulls score blowout

Basketball: Charging ahead – Bulls score blowout

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

Ethan Chapman fired the first warning shots of the Bridgeport Bulls' state title defense Tuesday.

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Basketball: Dodd City stops Slidell again

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

For a second straight season, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds met Dodd City in the Class A Region III quarterfinal.

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Basketball: Northwest upsets Eagles

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans entered the 6A Region I bi-district contest as the underdog against the second-seeded Allen Eagles.

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Basketball: Appetizing start – Hungry Eagles feast on Venus in playoff opener

Basketball: Appetizing start – Hungry Eagles feast on Venus in playoff opener

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

The 10 days off heading into the playoffs only made the Decatur Eagles hungrier Monday.

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Basketball: Windthorst runs past Alvord

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Between cold spells in the first and third quarters, the Alvord Lady Bulldogs went scoreless for nearly 15 minutes of action Friday night.

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Basketball: Slow start stops Sissies in area

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies couldn't overcome a slow start Friday.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles fall short in area round

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

In the opening round of the playoffs, it looked like the Decatur Lady Eagles had put the offensive struggles that plagued them late in season behind them.

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Basketball: Falling just short – Life Oak Cliff’s one-two punch knocks out Lady Panthers

Basketball: Falling just short – Life Oak Cliff’s one-two punch knocks out Lady Panthers

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Richard Greene

The work around the basket of 6-foot-1 post Dejanee Terrell tested the Paradise Lady Panthers Thursday night.

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