Cross Country Preview 2015: Older Eagles look to improve

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

A young Decatur Eagles squad made its final run of the season last November at the Region I championships, finishing short of a trip to Round Rock and the state meet.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Kyle, Lady Eagles set sights on gold in 2015

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

On the final climb of the 3,200 meter course at Old Settlers Park, Decatur's Jessie Kyle found herself in a footrace with Levelland's Morgan McCutchen for the Class 4A cross country title.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Back on track – Boyd’s Martinez looks for success after recovery

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After running in the state cross country meet in the fall of his junior year, Boyd long distance runner Nathan Martinez seemed to have all of the momentum imaginable heading into the track season.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: ‘Jackets try to continue run

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The boys cross country team at Boyd is hoping that young runners can step up and take over for a strong team that lost three seniors in Marco Martinez, Aaron Hammett and Cameron Hammett.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Paradise girls return proven runners

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Paradise coach Karin Essig has reason to be excited about the upcoming cross country season.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Bridgeport hopes to build on 2014

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport boys and girls cross country teams advanced to regionals last year behind a strong core of young runners.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Sharing titles, memories – Sibling rivalry helped Decatur to titles

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

Scott Harrison beat his twin brother Brett into the world by two minutes.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Northwest looks to rebuild quickly

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans and Lady Texans sent four runners onto the college ranks from last year's squads - including state track qualifier Jacob Suchors and its lone representative in Round Rock, Cassidy Adams.

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Cross Country Preview 2015: Slidell squads retool for new year

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Losing state qualifiers to graduation has put Slidell's boys and girls teams in a rebuilding period, but that doesn't mean they don't want to win.

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Cross Country: Neighbors garners all-star award

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Nicole Neighbors represented Decatur Lady Eagles one last time last week.

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Cross Country: Running in elite company – Decatur teams make list of all-time programs

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Savannah Matzinger recalls the tough cross country practices in the fall of 1999.

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Denny Deady Sportsman of the Year: No single focus – Team success kept Slidell’s Pruett moving

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Caitlin Pruett has been running long-distance races for much of her athletic career. It means a lot to her, but not as much as her team.

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Cross Country: Decatur senior picked as all-star

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Richard Greene

After running at the University Interscholastic League cross country for a fourth time last month, Decatur senior Nicole Neighbors was named the Texas Girls Coaches Association's 4A All-Star.

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Cross Country: Northwest runners land opportunities – Adams, Nelson sign with UNT

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

Four Northwest runners inked letters of intent Wednesday with colleges.

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Cross Country: Silver wings – Kyle brings home medal

Cross Country: Silver wings – Kyle brings home medal

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

In a crowded, tough field, Decatur junior Jessica Kyle patiently waited for her opportunity Saturday before going on the attack.

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Cross Country: Lady Eagles stay on podium

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Under the bright sunshine at Round Rock's Old Settlers Park, the Decatur Lady Eagles once again made the state podium their personal nest.

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Cross Country: Lady Panthers bring home fourth in 3A

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers' top five runners finished within 10 places of each other Saturday in the Class 3A final.

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Cross country: Martinez sprints onto medal stand

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

With 100 meters to go in his last cross country race, Boyd's Marco Martinez went into a dead sprint to the finish line.

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Cross Country: Adams takes 48th in 6A

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Northwest senior Cassidy Adams closed out her high school cross country career strong on Saturday.

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Cross Country: Slidell finishes 11th in Class A

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Slidell Lady Greyhounds again proved to be the best team out of Class A Region III.

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