Boyd captures 8-3A opener

Published Monday, September 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into Friday’s District 8-3A opener, Boyd senior middle blocker Jacey Cate put in extra work at the net to prepare for Holliday’s attack. The preparation showed as Cate landed a season-best six blocks to go along with her four kills. Her back-to-back finishers gave the Lady Yellowjackets a tight second set on the way to a sweep of Holliday, 25-21, 28-26, 25-18.

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Man burned in trash fire flash

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

A Boyd man was burned Thursday afternoon when a trash can fire flashed, knocking him down.

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Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

After Beau Bedford's third touchdown catch of the night, the Decatur Eagles' defense made a big stop to score a 27-21 victory in overtime over Alvarado Friday night.

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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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Volleyball: Northwest earns sweep

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Rylie Anderson buried 12 kills in 18 attempts as the Northwest Lady Texans hammered Haltom in three sets (25-15, 25-21, 25-14).

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Bobby Don Duvall

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Bobby "Bob" Don Duvall, 81, of Boyd, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

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Holliday, Jones sprint by Boyd

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

Holliday hammered Boyd for three quarters before the Yellowjackets managed to score in a 49-7 loss.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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Volleyball: Boyd evens score with Decatur

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets fell to the Decatur Lady Eagles last month at the Glen Rose Tournament.

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Cross Country: Jackets finish second on home course

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Hitting his home track with 300 meters to go, Boyd's Connor Richardson found an extra kick to sprint home and bring home third place Saturday at the Boyd Invitational.

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Football: Boyd ends skid, eyes another W

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Trailing 23-6 at halftime Friday, Casey Reynolds and his fellow Boyd seniors fought a familiar feeling of despair.

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Cross Country: Lady Panthers finish second at Boyd meet

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a late night at the first football game, Paradise senior Hannah Beth Pearson admittedly was running on fumes Saturday morning at the Boyd Invitational.

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Boyd ISD facing deficit budget

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members Aug. 21 approved a deficit budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

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Football: Yellowjackets come back to end 13-game skid

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd broke its 13-game losing streak after mounting a third-quarter comeback against Lake Worth to win 26-23 Friday.

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Volleyball: Painful task – Boyd libero accepts hazards of role

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Over the course of the volleyball season, Larrin Maxwell's body absorbs a lot of abuse, diving on the floor and getting peppered by shots from opposing hitters.

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Volleyball: Decatur beats Henrietta in four

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles took down Henrietta in four games Tuesday (25-19, 11-25, 25-21, 25-18).

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Messenger Tops on the Court for Saturday, September 2, 2017

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd outside hitter racked up 10 kills and hit .176 in the Lady Yellowjackets' sweep of Azle Tuesday.

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Robert Joe Soky

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
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Brittany Headley and Paul Soky of Boyd announce the birth of a son, Robert Joe Soky

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Boyd breaks 13-game skid with comeback win

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Yellowjackets scored the game’s final three touchdowns, starting with an eight-yard run with 3:13 to go in the quarter by quarterback Kody Risenhoover. A two-yard run by Logan Jones and a nine-yard pass from Risenhoover to Koby Miller sealed the game. Lake Worth led through the first half after opening the match with an 80-yard touchdown run by quarterback Monta Kimble following a Boyd fumble. A two-point conversion made it 8-0 until Jones ran in from nine-yards out to give the Yellowjackets’ six points to start the second quarter. A Kimble touchdown pass gave the Bullfrogs a firmer lead. Jones led the Yellowjackets with 36 carries for 188 yards and two touchdowns.

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1 killed in wreck

1 killed in wreck

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By David Talley

A Keller man was killed Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Texas 114 west of Boyd near County Road 4593.

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