Future stars: 2018 All-Wise Softball and Baseball Teams

Future stars: 2018 All-Wise Softball and Baseball Teams

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Teams selected by Reece Waddell with consultation of Wise County coaches

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Changing the culture: New Chico athletic director starting fresh

Published Saturday, June 23, 2018
By Reece Waddell

New athletic director and head football coach Clay Sanders has already started changing the culture in Chico.

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Baseball: Blanks earns Pitcher of the Year

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Chico senior Jerod Blanks earned District 11-2A Pitcher of the Year after leading the Dragons to a fourth-place league finish and playoff appearance.

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Baseball: Dragons lose late lead – Chico drops bi-district series to Archer City

Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico Dragons never stopped believing Saturday against Archer City.

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Chico loses late lead in Game 3 loss to Archer City

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Archer City edged Chico 5-4 in Game 3 of the 3A Region II bi-district series Saturday afternoon at Bowie. The Wildcats won the series 2-1.

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Baseball: Decatur clinches playoff berth – Rascon’s grand slam propels Eagles past Bulls

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Bodi Rascon turned the game around in one swing last Friday against rival Bridgeport.

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Baseball: Krum sweeps Eagles

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur fell behind 7-0 after two innings and could not catch up to Krum, losing 7-4 Tuesday.

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Baseball: Read’s big day fuels Decatur

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Triston Read drove in seven runs as Decatur thumped Gainesville 13-1 in five innings.

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Baseball: Boyd drops pivotal game to Holliday

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

With first place in District 8-3A on the line, Boyd could not hold on to a slim lead, falling to Holliday 3-1.

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Baseball: Bridgeport upsets Sanger

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport exploded for 10 runs in the sixth inning Friday to upset Sanger 10-7 at home.

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Baseball: Northwest shuts out Boswell

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Brendan Parker threw a complete game one-hitter to lead Northwest past Boswell 1-0 Tuesday.

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Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Reece Waddell

"Within less than five months I'd lost my mom and dad. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy." Jerod Blanks

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Baseball: Texans squeak past Saginaw

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest scored two runs in the sixth inning to edge Saginaw Thursday 7-5.

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Baseball: Blanks shuts down Alvord

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Jerod Blanks struck out 15 as Chico beat rival Alvord 4-1 Tuesday.

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Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Baseball: Hot start – Dragons begin district 3-0

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico Dragons were staring at a 10-run deficit in the fourth inning last week against District 10-2A rival Lindsay.

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Baseball: Decatur cruises past Benbrook

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bodi Rascon tallied four hits and Decatur beat Benbrook 14-4 on Friday.

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Baseball: Decatur finishes Bowie Tournament 5-0

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles never allowed a run in the Bowie Tournament over the weekend, finishing a perfect 5-0. Decatur outscored its opponents 36-0.

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Elder earns spot on TSWA baseball team

Published Sunday, August 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Recent Decatur graduate and Texas signee Bryce Elder added another honor. The Eagles ace was named the relief pitcher on the 4A Texas Sportswriters Association team. Elder went 7-2 with a minuscule ERA of 0.603 in 69.2 innings. He threw a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs, while leading the Eagles to their second region finals appearance.

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Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur ace Bryce Elder tossed a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs on the way to guiding the Eagles to the Class 4A Region II final.

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Baseball: Baker tosses gem against Dragons

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Clay Baker limited Chico to a run on just two hits over six innings Friday in Alvord's 12-1 victory over the Chico Dragons.

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