ER staff offers excellent care

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Ethel Martinez

Yesterday was the second time I had to go to the Wise Health System emergency room, and they were outstanding both times.

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Saving best for last: Thorpe claims bronze on final toss

Published Friday, May 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lindsey Thorpe stepped into the ring Friday afternoon for her final throw needing the best throw of her career to get on the medal stand. The Boyd senior rose to the occasion. Thorpe landed a toss of 40-10.5 feet to move into third place and claim the bronze medal in the 3A shot put finals at the University Interscholastic League track field championships at Mike Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin.

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Cate finishes 7th in 3A high jump

Published Friday, May 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacey Cate fought through the jitters to clear the opening height of 5 feet on her second attempt. The Boyd junior could not get over 5-2 in three attempts. She finished tied for seventh with Altair Rice’s Macee Krpec in the 3A high jump finals at the University Interscholastic League track and field championships at Mike Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise Health System is having a critical incident, stress management training June 27-29 at the Bridgeport location.

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Track: Thorpe set for debut on state stage

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a pair of third-place finishes at regionals, Boyd's Lindsey Thorpe entered her senior year with one goal - state.

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Track: Cate hopes to fly to medal stand

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

The effort to defy gravity and clear the high jump bar is a technical process, explains Jacey Cate.

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Softball: Boyd can’t hold off Early

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a narrow loss in game one of their area round series with Early, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets started game two with an explosion of runs.

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Baseball: Peaster pitchers shut down Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster's Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets' bats over 13 innings Friday night.

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Artistic talent takes students to state

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By David Talley

Three Boyd High School students were recently named some of the state's top student artists.

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Softball: Boyd continues roller coaster ride to area round

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Throughout the season, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets have been on a wild roller coaster ride.

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Peaster pitchers lead way in sweep of Boyd

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Peaster’s Matthew Grimes and Evan Hafly silenced the Boyd Yellowjackets’ bats over 13 innings Friday night. The Peaster hurlers allowed one run on just five hits, pacing the Greyhounds to the quick sweep of the Yellowjackets in the 3A Region I bi-district series. Peaster won game one 10-1 behind Grimes. Hafley closed the series in the 11-0 victory in game two at Boswell High School.

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Blaze destroys food trailer

Blaze destroys food trailer

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

A food trailer fire in front of Lowe's Market shut down Texas 114 in Boyd Monday morning and temporarily put a chef and soon-to-be father out of business.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary School's kindergarten roundup is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Friday, May 5.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County is hosting a program to promote Texas agriculture and teach participants about the role agriculture plays in providing proper nutrition, preventing food waste and alleviating unsubstantiated fears about the food supply.

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Softball: Boyd uses four-run rally for sweep

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Breckenridge shortstop Makenna Moser's second home run of the game, a three-run bomb in the bottom of the sixth, broke a tie and seemed to set the stage for a third game Saturday night.

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Track: Cate jumps on to state stage

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacey Cate fulfilled the lone birthday request of her mother, Dawn, Saturday.

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Baseball: 8-3A title slips away from Boyd

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the 8-3A title on the line, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't solve Jacksboro starter Ty Kennedy.

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Food trailer fire shuts down 114 in Boyd

Published Monday, May 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

A food trailer fire in front of Lowe’s Market shut down Texas 114 in Boyd Monday morning.

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Boyd scores 4 in seventh to sweep series

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Breckenridge shortstop Makenna Moser’s second home run of the game, a three-run bomb in the bottom of the sixth, broke a tie and seemed to set the stage for a third game Saturday night. The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets refused to accept that fate. The first four batters in the top of the seventh reached base before freshman Sydney Langley celebrated her birthday with the game-winning single to left in the Lady Yellowjackets’ improbable 10-9 victory to sweep Breckenridge in the 3A Region I bi-district series at Weatherford College.

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Track: Strong STATEments – Thorpe lands state spot

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into finals Friday morning at the 3A Region I meet, Lindsey Thorpe found herself in fifth place in the shot put.

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