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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Basketball: Alvord, Chico snag all-district honors

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Alvord freshman Hunter Richey was named District 11-2A Sixth Man of the Year.

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Basketball: Northwest edges Sherman

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson scored 35 points and Northwest knocked Sherman out of the playoffs for the second straight year in the 5A Region I bi-district round.

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Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer

Unbroken: Umphress defies odds to beat cancer

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico High School gym was nearly empty. Practice had been over for a while, but senior Bailey Umphress lingered.

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Basketball: Chico to face Sam Rayburn

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Chico Dragons will face a tall task when they take on District 12-2A champion Sam Rayburn in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

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Basketball: Alvord finishes third in 11-2A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs finished third in 11-2A and will meet Lindsay in the playoffs for a second straight year.

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Basketball: Northwest clinches district title

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans throttled Azle 71-32 to claim their second consecutive District 6-5A title.

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Basketball: Holliday trips Paradise

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Despite getting a 15-point, 15-rebound performance from Maddie Mitschke, the Paradise Lady Panthers were unable to hold off Holliday Friday in a 31-30 loss.

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Basketball: Texans rip Aledo

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Julien Smith scored a game-high 22 points and the Northwest Texans took down Aledo 81-36.

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Basketball: Alvord doubles up Chico

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

When the Alvord Bulldogs went nearly five minutes without scoring in the first half Tuesday night, their lead never was in jeopardy thanks to an unrelenting defense.

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Basketball: Sissies hand Sanger first hoops loss

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Emily Vidal scored a game-high 18 points and the Bridgeport Sissies handed Sanger its first loss in District 9-4A, routing the Lady Indians 52-29.

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Basketball: Sanger holds off Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles only trailed the Sanger Lady Indians by two at halftime. Up against the lone undefeated team in District 9-4A, Decatur had an upset on its mind when the third quarter began.

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Basketball: Gainesville dispatches Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Gainesville Leopards topped Bridgeport 41-39 behind a game-high 19 points from Josh Kemp.

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Alvord stops Chico, 38-19

Published Tuesday, January 30, 2018
By Richard Greene

When the Alvord Bulldogs went nearly five minutes without scoring in the first half Tuesday night, their lead never was in jeopardy thanks to an unrelenting defense. Alvord limited Chico to just seven field goals in a 38-19 victory over its rival at Alvord High School gym.

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Basketball: Sissies top Krum

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Emily Vidal scored a game-high 20 points and the Bridgeport Sissies survived a scare from Krum, edging the Lady Bobcats 48-40.

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Basketball: Paradise rallies to beat Tigers

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Panthers overcame a three-point first quarter and nine-point halftime deficit last Friday to beat the Jacksboro Tigers 48-44 on the road.

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Basketball: Lady Hounds win

Published Saturday, January 6, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bailey Meyer scored a game-high 21 points as the Slidell Lady Greyhounds edged Bellevue 45-34 Tuesday.

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Basketball: Slidell wins league opener

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds started their defense of the District 21-A title with a 48-34 win over Saint Jo Tuesday.

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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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Basketball: Boyd stifles Chico

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets were stifling Tuesday night.

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