Basketball: Decatur leaning on defense

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The 2017-2018 season has presented several challenges for the Decatur Eagles.

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Basketball: All in the family – Mother and daughter share bond on and off the court

Basketball: All in the family – Mother and daughter share bond on and off the court

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The lights in the Paradise High School gym were off. The game was over - and so was the Lady Panthers' season.

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Basketball: Jacksboro wins cat fight over Paradise

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise Lady Panthers had their backs against the wall.

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Basketball: Northwest clinches district title

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans throttled Azle 71-32 to claim their second consecutive District 6-5A title.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles end year with win

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles snapped a four-game losing skid with a 47-40 victory over Gainesville to end the year on a high note.

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Basketball: Paradise draws Brock in first round

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the second straight year, the Paradise Lady Panthers will square off with Brock in the bi-district round of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) playoffs.

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Basketball: Playoff picture takes shape – Bridgeport, Paradise, Alvord girls await bi-district games

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The girls basketball season wrapped up Tuesday and several Wise County teams are headed to the playoffs.

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Krum sweeps Decatur on buzzer-beater

Published Friday, February 9, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Krum and Decatur gave fans an encore performance to their one-point game a few weeks ago. With vital playoff seeding in District 9-4A on the line, neither side gave an inch as the Eagles and Bobcats slugged it out into the waning seconds.

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Krum takes third seed in 9-4A with win over Sissies

Published Friday, February 9, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Krum Lady Bobcats beat the Bridgeport Sissies for a second time in three days to take third seed out of District 9-4A Friday night. Rhett Robinson scored nine of her game-high 14 points in the second quarter as Krum pulled ahead for good in a 33-29 victory in the league tiebreaker at Decatur High School.

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Basketball: Northwest eyes San Antonio – Texans set sights on return to state tournament

Basketball: Northwest eyes San Antonio – Texans set sights on return to state tournament

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The buzz was palpable around Northwest High School.

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Basketball: Shut down – Short-handed Eagles stop Bulls

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Drew Coffman called it one of the best games defensively by any team he's coached at Decatur.

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Basketball: Sissies sweep Lady Eagles – Decatur eliminated from playoff contention with loss

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles needed a win Friday to stay alive in the District 9-4A playoff race.

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Basketball: Holliday trips Paradise

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Despite getting a 15-point, 15-rebound performance from Maddie Mitschke, the Paradise Lady Panthers were unable to hold off Holliday Friday in a 31-30 loss.

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Basketball: Texans rip Aledo

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Julien Smith scored a game-high 22 points and the Northwest Texans took down Aledo 81-36.

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Basketball: Playoff picture comes into focus – Slidell teams clinch titles, Northwest on verge

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Tuesday was the final day of the regular season for girls basketball. The regular season for boys basketball will end next Tuesday, Feb. 13.

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Jacksboro fends off Paradise

Published Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Desperately trying to force a tiebreaker with Nocona on Friday for third place in District 8-3A, the Lady Panthers outscored Jacksboro 16-7 to end the third quarter. They cut the deficit to 10 on a Kaycee Martin buzzer-beater, but that was as close as they came. The Tigerettes matched each Paradise run with one of their own, downing the Lady Panthers 56-43 to end the regular season.

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Basketball: Argyle shatters Decatur’s hopes

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur needed to get a win Tuesday against rival Argyle to keep any hope of claiming a portion of the District 9-4A title alive.

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Basketball: Alvord doubles up Chico

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

When the Alvord Bulldogs went nearly five minutes without scoring in the first half Tuesday night, their lead never was in jeopardy thanks to an unrelenting defense.

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Basketball: Sissies hand Sanger first hoops loss

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Emily Vidal scored a game-high 18 points and the Bridgeport Sissies handed Sanger its first loss in District 9-4A, routing the Lady Indians 52-29.

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Basketball: Texans stay unbeaten in 6-5A

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson and Jordan Keys each had 16 as the Northwest Texans stayed unbeaten in District 6-5A, downing Chisholm Trail 63-51.

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