Decatur outlasts Argyle in thriller

Published Friday, January 18, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur came away with a 46-45 victory over rival Argyle Tuesday despite a wild final 2.6 seconds.

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Decatur’s defense shuts down Bridgeport in win

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off rival Bridgeport Tuesday night, forcing nearly 30 turnovers in a 64-21 win.

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Lady Eagles upset state-ranked Bridgeport

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur upended state-ranked Bridgeport Tuesday night, knocking off the Sissies 43-37.

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Growing into role: Southard’s emergence key for Decatur

Growing into role: Southard’s emergence key for Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Reece Waddell

It's hard to miss Ethan Southard when he's on the floor for the Decatur Eagles.

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Leading the way: Fiery Coffman has Eagles soaring

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The game is still fresh on the mind of Decatur coach Drew Coffman, nearly two years later.

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Decatur wins defensive battle, survives NCTA in final non-district game

Published Friday, January 11, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur picked up a victory in its final non-district game of the season, pulling away from North Central Texas Academy 43-42.

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Decatur takes down Midlothian Heritage

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard scored a team-high 15 points as Decatur got back in the win column with a 46-38 victory over Midlothian Heritage.

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Lowery drops 35 in 8-4A opener

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Grace Lowery scored a game-high 35 points as the Lady Eagles routed Springtown 76-29 Friday night in the District 8-4A opener.

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Rider snaps Decatur’s nine-game win streak

Published Friday, January 4, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Rider outscored Decatur 13-4 in the final three-and-a-half minutes, pulling away with a 55-49 victory Friday afternoon.

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Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Lady Eagles win eighth straight, knock off Bowie

Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles won their eighth straight game Wednesday, knocking off Bowie 43-31 to close out non-district play.

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Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Decatur topples No. 1 Brock, advances to Whataburger Tournament semis

Published Friday, December 28, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

For the second time in less than a week, Decatur took down Class 3A No. 1 Brock, withstanding several rallies to escape with a 48-42 win at Chisholm Trail High School.

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Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Decatur knocks off No. 6 Liberty Hill in first round of Whataburger Tournament

Published Thursday, December 27, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur made quick work of Liberty Hill — the No. 6 team in Class 4A and top-ranked 4A team in the tournament — taking down the Panthers 57-37 at Chisholm Trail High School in the opening round of the Whataburger Tournament. 

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Area teams prep for holiday tournaments

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After getting a few days off for Christmas, Wise County basketball teams will be back in action starting Thursday at various holiday tournaments around the area.

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Decatur fends off Brock, improves to 16-2

Published Friday, December 21, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Wilson Hicks scored a team-high 16 points and the Decatur Eagles knocked off the No. 1 team in Class 3A, Brock, 63-47 at home Friday afternoon.

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Decatur blasts Stephenville 82-26 behind Southard double-double

Decatur blasts Stephenville 82-26 behind Southard double-double

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard notched a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double on his 18th birthday and the Decatur Eagles pummeled Stephenville 82-26 at home Tuesday night.

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Boyd takes down Paradise

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Kaycee Martin's game-high 18 points were not enough for Paradise Friday, as the Lady Panthers fell to rival Boyd 41-30 at home.

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Eagles knock off defending champs

Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Eagles got back in the win column Saturday with a 58-26 rout of defending 3A champion Bowie.

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County teams crack top 25

Published Saturday, December 15, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Four Wise County basketball teams are currently ranked in the top 25 in the state in their respective classification.

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Eagles take second at Decatur tourney

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Messenger St

The Decatur Eagles went 5-1 at the Decatur Invitational over the weekend, falling to the Oklahoma City Storm 47-42 in the championship.

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Lady Eagles snag second at Peaster tourney

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur lost a heartbreaker to undefeated Nocona in the championship of the Peaster Tournament Saturday, falling 40-39.

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