Cross Country: Lewis, Rangel set pace in trial

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Through the first 800 meters Saturday morning, Decatur's Alan Rangle felt he was off pace.

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Rangle, Lewis lead impressive time trial DHS

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Through the first 800 meters Saturday morning, Decatur’s Alan Rangle felt he was off pace. The 2016 state meet qualifier then lowered the hammer over the last mile, flirting with eclipsing 10 minutes in the two-mile time trial at Decatur High School. Rangle crossed the finished line in a blazing 10:04.

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Cross Country: Decatur set for time trial

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

The competition among teammates for the seven varsity spots will heat up Saturday morning for the Decatur cross country team.

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Cross Country: Working together – Boyd, Decatur squads join forces for practice

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

After his sixth and final charge up the steep, unrelenting hills of Eagle Summit at Decatur High School Thursday morning, Boyd's Connor Richardson caught his breath.

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Cross Country: Texans start strong in trial

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacob Webster and his Northwest teammates got a taste of the state meet last year.

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Cross Country: Eagles turn in fast trial times

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Led by Alan Rangle's 4:40.9, the Decatur Eagles turned in impressive times in the season-opening one-mile trial Monday.

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Cross Country: Runners hit course for new year

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

One of longtime Decatur cross country coach David Park's many sayings is "summer miles equal fall smiles."

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Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

Cross Country: Decatur brings back Eagle Summit meet

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a year hiatus due to the construction of the Eagle Activity Center, the Assault of Eagle Summit cross country meet will return this fall.

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Cross Country: Lady Eagles charge to finish – Decatur takes sixth in 4A

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

At the regional meet, Taylor Butler battled illness to slug her way around the course and help her Decatur Lady Eagles earn a state trip.

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Cross Country: Texans garner 12th in 5A

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The new 5K course for the state championships at Old Settlers Park produced fast times throughout the morning Saturday.

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Cross Country: Decatur’s Rangle brings home 30th

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

For three years, Alan Rangle waited for an opportunity to run in the state meet.

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Cross Country: Making most of chance – Doubrava earns state spot as late sub

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Charlie Doubrava didn't find out he would be running in the Class 4A Region II race until the morning of Oct. 29.

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Cross Country: Running contradiction – Thrill of competition drives Horner

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Hunter Horner doesn't really enjoy running. But the state cross country qualifier loves the thrill it provides in a race.

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Cross Country: Lady Eagles seal state bid – Fox finishes 6th at regionals

Cross Country: Lady Eagles seal state bid – Fox finishes 6th at regionals

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Warming up before Saturday's race, Decatur freshman Makenzie Fox rolled an ankle. A few minutes later in the 4A Region II race at Lynn Creek Park, Fox stepped in a hole on the course and felt the other ankle slightly give. But she refused to slow down.

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Cross Country: Eagles, Bulls finish short of state bids

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Putting five runners in the top 30 finishers, the Decatur Eagles at the finish line appeared poised to wrap up a trip to state Saturday.

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Cross Country: Texans lead runners to Round Rock

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Wise County will be well represented at the state cross country meet once again.

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Cross Country: Runners take aim at state bids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hitting the race course Saturday at the Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, David Park would like to see his runners bring home the region title. But that's not the main mission.

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Cross Country: Victory runners medal at TCAF meet

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

Victory Christian runners brought home a pair of medals Friday from the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship cross country championships in Haltom City at the Buff.

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Cross Country: Texans make good on prediction, win title

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

Right after finishing fourth at the Reunion Run Oct. 8, Jarred O'Connor pointed his attention toward the District 6-5A meet and predicted a title for the Northwest Texans.

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Cross Country: Meeting the challenge – Alvord freshman captures district title

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

With two of their top runners out for the District 9-2A meet, the Alvord Bulldogs needed someone to take charge.

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