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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Football: Jackets face big test against No. 7 Brock

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Shorthanded due to injuries last week, the Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't slow down the Breckenridge Buckaroos in a 49-14 loss.

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Windell Jack Lamance

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Windell Jack Lamance, 91, of Boyd, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Decatur.

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Boyd sweeps Tolar in bi-district

Published Tuesday, October 31, 2017
By Messenger staff

The beginning of the playoffs Tuesday only served as a continuation of the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets’ recent dominance on the court. The Lady Yellowjackets hit .270 and buried 40 kills in the three-game sweep of Tolar (25-12, 25-9, 25-19) in the 3A Region II bi-district match at Aledo High School.

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Honoring a hero: Boyd senior credited with saving co-worker’s life

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Still recovering from stab wounds, Rick Chappell hoped to be at Boyd's Yellowjacket Stadium Friday to see the young man who he credits with saving his life honored.

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Football: Alvord picks up first win

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs put themselves in position to return to the playoffs for a fourth straight season Friday night.

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Volleyball: County teams close out regular season

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Having already wrapped up the District 8-3A title, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets put an exclamation mark on the regular season Tuesday with a sweep of rival Paradise.

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Volleyball: Boyd defense leads way into playoffs

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

After finishing off their third straight district championship, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets enter the playoffs with lofty goals.

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Buckaroos take down Boyd, 49-14

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Breckenridge Buckaroos stayed unbeaten in 4-3A Division I with a 49-14 win over the Boyd Yellowjackets Friday.

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Schools turn in numbers for realignment

Published Friday, October 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Speculation on the next round of realignment by the University Interscholastic League kicked off Friday as schools turned in enrollments. The UIL will take enrollments from the “snapshot date” to place teams in classifications and districts for 2018-2020. The realignment will be announced in February, but the UIL will announce the cutoffs for classifications and football divisions in December.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chico Elementary's annual "Wizard of Oz" parade is 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27. Halloween attire allowed.

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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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Wells earns title of Naval Chief Petty Officer

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Navy Chief Logistics Specialist Matthew Wells of Boyd was recently promoted to chief petty officer, an accomplishment that only one in five eligible sailors achieve each year.

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Research before voting

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Jackie Smith

This Tuesday, early voting begins Oct. 23 and ends Friday, Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 7. Texans are asked to vote on several amendments (etc.) The expected turnout is expected to be low, so please take the time to research these proposals.

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Football: Bulls capture first district victory

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Ethan Herschler's 61-yard pass to Colton Waters with 10:05 left in the fourth quarter lifted the Bridgeport Bulls to 21-14 win over Krum Friday night.

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Volleyball: Boyd closes in on third straight district title

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets' 30-match winning streak in district ended Oct. 3 with a four-game loss to Holliday.

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Volleyball: Four Wise teams pick up wins

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets moved closer to locking up their third straight district title Tuesday, beating 8-3A co-leader Henrietta in straight sets in dominant fashion.

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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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Late TD lifts Ponder over Boyd, 26-20

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Messenger staff

Ponder’s Noah Bean scored from one yard out with just over two minutes to play Friday night to break a 20-20 tie and give the Lions a 26-20 win over Boyd at Ponder Field.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport Elementary's Bulls Book Bus will be at every home game for younger students to enjoy reading during the games.

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