Basketball: Northwest earns rematch with Sherman

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the second straight year, the Northwest Texans will take on Sherman in the 5A Region I bi-district round of the playoffs.

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Lady Hounds dominate Fannindel, advance to regional quarterfinal

Published Friday, February 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

It has been exactly 50 years since the Slidell Lady Hounds made it to the state tournament. Friday against Fannindel, Slidell took its first step to get back to San Antonio. Behind a game-high 26 points from Bailey Meyer, the Lady Hounds dominated the Lady Falcons from start to finish. Slidell never trailed in the game, and as a result, cruised to a 61-26 victory in the 1A Region III area round.

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Basketball: Down and out – Brock sends Paradise home for second straight year

Basketball: Down and out – Brock sends Paradise home for second straight year

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Hannah Beth Pearson knew what was on the line Monday night.

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Basketball: Krum sweeps Decatur

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The crowd at the Krum High School Bennie Enis Gym had been raucous all night.

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Basketball: Sissies lose tiebreaker – Bridgeport fourth seed from District 9-4A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Krum Lady Bobcats beat the Bridgeport Sissies for a second time in three days to take the third seed out of District 9-4A Friday night.

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Basketball: Alvord finishes third in 11-2A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs finished third in 11-2A and will meet Lindsay in the playoffs for a second straight year.

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Sissies fall in bi-district to Lincoln

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

After a third turnover less than 90 seconds into the game, Bridgeport coach Dallas Taylor called a timeout to try to settle her young team down Tuesday night. It only stopped the sixth-ranked Dallas Lincoln Lady Tigers momentarily. Lincoln scored the game’s first 13 points and used its quick, aggressive defense to force 37 turnovers on the way to a 60-33 victory over Bridgeport in the 4A Region II bi-district game at Azle High School.

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Brock knocks Paradise out of playoffs for second straight year

Published Monday, February 12, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

As their season hung in the balance, the Lady Eagles forced Paradise into three consecutive turnovers to regain their lead – and, for the second year in a row, send the Lady Panthers home in the bi-district round of the playoffs, this time 61-49.

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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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