Cross Country: Boyd takes second in Lubbock

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Yellowjackets claimed silver at the Lubbock Invitational over the weekend, with senior Connor Richardson finishing fourth.

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Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Boyd

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets broke new ground last year getting through a tough 3A Region I meet to earn a chance to run against the best in the state.

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Cross Country: Escape plan – Boyd runners head to Colorado to train for season

Cross Country: Escape plan – Boyd runners head to Colorado to train for season

Published Wednesday, July 4, 2018
By Richard Greene

Two years ago, Connor Richardson and his fellow Boyd Yellowjacket cross country teammates escaped the Texas heat for a week to train in the summer running nirvana of Colorado.

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Cross Country: Jackets finish eighth in 3A – Richardson leads Boyd, finishing 18th

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Running for the first time in the state finals, Connor Richardson took a bold strategy.

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End of a long run

End of a long run

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Joe Duty

A total of 29 runners from Alvord, Boyd, Bridgeport, Decatur, Northwest, Paradise, and Slidell competed in the UIL cross country championships Saturday in Round Rock.

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Boyd finishes eighth in 3A

Published Sunday, November 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Running for the first time in the state finals, Connor Richardson took a bold strategy. “My plan was to get out fast, so I didn’t get caught up in the mess,” explained the Boyd junior. The race plan kept Richardson in the top 20 throughout. He went on to finish 18th in the 3A boys race at the University Interscholastic League cross country championships at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Richardson finished the 5K in 16:43 and led Boyd to an eighth-place finish.

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Hitting the Road

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Joe Duty

The Bridgeport Bulls and freshman Marisol Fraga are sent off to Round Rock by members of the student body Friday.

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Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a freshman last season, Colton Parker won the District 11-2A title in cross country.

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Cross Country: Yellowjackets headed to state

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Throughout the long, strenuous workouts over the summer and the invitational meets this fall, the Boyd Yellowjackets kept their focus on being ready for the 3A Region I race in Lubbock.

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Cross Country: Eagles, Bulls ready for tight race – Region race features four of state’s top seven teams

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles and Lady Eagles will head to the Region II championships Monday at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie to run in the 4A race.

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Football/Cross Country: Legging it out – Cross country runner, kicker gears for weekend

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Manny Garcia's legs are preparing for a big few days. The Boyd junior will handle the place kicking and punting duties for the Yellowjackets Friday against Ponder in a crucial District 4-3A Division I contest.

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Cross Country: Yellowjackets turn in dominant performance

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Connor Richardson stood on the side of the track Thursday morning, watching and cheering as teammate Blake Rodgers made a sprint down the final 100 meters, picking off a pair of competitors.

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Cross Country: Teams ready to run district races

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County's cross country teams have logged dozens of miles in races leading up to the district meets this week and the start of the championship portion of the season.

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Cross Country: Bulls capture victory – Garcia twins lead way

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport twins Manuel and Salvador Garcia matched each other step for step at the front of the field on their way around the course Saturday at the Joe Wheeler Park.

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Cross Country: Sissies win meet

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Marisol Fraga led the Sissies to a win with a second-place finish at the Keller Classic Saturday. Fraga covered the 3,200-meter course in 12:30.47, a personal record.

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Cross Country: Yellowjackets get preview of regionals

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

Since starting over the summer, the Boyd Yellowjackets have built their training around being prepared for the hills of Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock for the Region I meet.

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Cross Country: Lady Eagles sweep top 10

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles turned in a dominant performance at the Denton Guyer Wildcat Prowl Saturday at South Lakes Park.

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Cross Country: Richardson tackles hills for victory

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Throughout the summer and the fall workouts, hill training and getting ready to attack the climbs awaiting at the Region I championships in Lubbock have been the focus of Connor Richardson and his Boyd teammates.

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Cross Country: Butler, Lady Eagles capture win at Summit

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

In her final race on the hills around Decatur High School, Taylor Butler cruised into the finish line to complete a 19-second victory.

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Cross Country: Assault on Eagle Summit makes return

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Runners will return to challenge the hills of Eagle Summit Saturday morning for the first time in two years.

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