Basketball: Boyd holds off Dragons

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Messenger Staff

After Chico made a 6-2 run to pull within one with a minute left, the Boyd Yellowjackets were able to hold on for the 47-45 victory Tuesday.

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Softball: Rasbury signs with Henderson State

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Messenger Staff

For the past three years, Kristin Rasbury has been a powerful force in the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets' lineup.

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Basketball: Boyd stifles Chico

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets were stifling Tuesday night.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The University of North Texas' Go-Force will be on the DHS campus 9 a.m. to noon every Thursday this semester.

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Volleyball: Todd earns hitting honor – Boyd lands eight on 8-3A squad

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd junior Jordyn Todd was an unstoppable force at the net for the Lady Yellowjackets on their way to the 3A state semifinal.

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Filling a need: Volunteers hand out meals over holiday

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

On a picture perfect day after Thanksgiving, Larry Owens is not hitting the malls on his day off or spending time with his family in Indiana.

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Basketball: Eagles drop back-to-back games to Ryan, Richland

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles suffered back-to-back setbacks Monday and Tuesday to Denton Ryan and Richland to fall to 1-2 on the season.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers pick up two wins before holiday

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Lady Panthers picked up a pair of wins over Graham and Springtown, heading into the Thanksgiving break.

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Eleanor Kay Howard

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
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Eleanor "Ellie" Kay Howard, 56, of Boyd, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Boyd.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Northwest High School Theater will present "Junie B. Jones the Musical" Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at 2301 Texan Dr. in Justin.

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Football: Center of attention – Boyd’s Jordan hits the field as freshman for Texas State

Football: Center of attention – Boyd’s Jordan hits the field as freshman for Texas State

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his final game for Boyd last fall, Reece Jordan lined up against an opposing defensive lineman weighing around 200 pounds.

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Volleyball: Todd earns spot on all-state tourney squad

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

During last Thursday's epic five-set 3A state semifinal against Goliad, Boyd's Jordyn Todd buried 18 kills on 60 attacks, hitting .250.

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Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team

Creating a buzz: Boyd fans swarm to Garland to support team

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lindsey Chancellor ditched one of her classes Thursday at Arlington Baptist with a legitimate excuse.

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Football: Comanche runs away from Yellowjackets

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Comanche ran out to a 20-0 lead in the first half of Friday's 3A Division I bi-district game against Boyd and never looked back.

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Volleyball: End of rally – Boyd comeback falls just short

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets' season appeared on the brink twice Thursday, facing the defending 3A champions.

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Volleyball: Spirited comeback captures Lady Jackets’ character

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

For two sets, it appeared that the bright lights of the state stage may have been too much for the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets Thursday morning.

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Basketball: Decatur holds off Paradise, 45-42

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Emily Boyd scored 13 points to help the Decatur Lady Eagles hold off the Paradise Lady Panthers for a 45-42 win Tuesday.

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Comanche runs away from Boyd in bi-district

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger staff

Comanche ran out to a 20-0 lead in the first half of Friday’s 3A Division I bi-district game against Boyd and never looked back. The Yellowjackets fell to the Indians 40-21.

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Greene column: Boyd comeback captures character

Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

For two sets, it appeared that the bright lights of the state stage may have been too much for the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets Thursday morning. The Lady Yellowjackets found themselves down 2-0 and on the verge of seeing their first trip to the state tournament come to a quick end. Then the program that had come so far in just five years, going from three straight winless district campaigns to a state tournament team, put its resiliency on display.

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Boyd’s rally falls short in five-set 3A semifinal

Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets’ season appeared on the brink twice Thursday, facing the defending 3A champions. Boyd dropped the first two sets and then fell down 18-12 in the fourth. But both times, the Lady Yellowjackets picked themselves up off the canvas with stellar defense from Larrin Maxwell and timely attacks by juniors Macee Valtr and Jordyn Todd to ultimately force a fifth-set tiebreaker. The Lady Yellowjackets just couldn’t make a final rally with Goliad, scoring five of the last six points to take the tiebreaker and the Class 3A semifinal at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, 3-2 (25-17, 25-11, 22-25, 23-25, 15-11).

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