Swiss Army Knife; Hicks shines as three-sport athlete

Swiss Army Knife; Hicks shines as three-sport athlete

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Best of Sports 2017-2018: Male Athlete of the Year

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Basketball: Camp days

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Elementary and middle school students attended summer basketball camp at Boyd High School.

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Home Court Advantage

Home Court Advantage

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

2018 All-Wise County Basketball

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Basketball: Hicks, Southard earn first team

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Wilson Hicks and Ethan Southard were both named to the District 9-4A first-team.

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Basketball: Vidal earns co-offensive MVP

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Several players from both the Bridgeport Sissies and Decatur Lady Eagles earned District 9-4A honors.

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Basketball: End of the line – Carter sends Decatur home in bi-district round

Basketball: End of the line – Carter sends Decatur home in bi-district round

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

With four starters who had never played in a playoff game, Decatur coach Drew Coffman knew the opening minutes Tuesday night against Dallas Carter would be crucial. He was right.

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Carter overwhelms Decatur, sends Eagles home in bi-district round

Published Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

With four starters who had never played in a playoff game, Decatur coach Drew Coffman knew the opening minutes Tuesday night against Dallas Carter would be crucial. He was right.

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Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Basketball: Providing a spark – Chavana’s emergence helps Eagles into the playoffs

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

It's not hard to spot Izek Chavana on the court. A fiery defender and crafty ball-handler, Chavana is almost always at the center of the action - even though nearly everyone towers over him.

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Basketball: Decatur draws Dallas Carter

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After finishing third in District 9-4A, the Decatur Eagles will take on No. 5 Dallas Carter in the opening round of the playoffs.

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Basketball: Krum sweeps Decatur

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The crowd at the Krum High School Bennie Enis Gym had been raucous all night.

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Basketball: Decatur leaning on defense

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The 2017-2018 season has presented several challenges for the Decatur Eagles.

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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: Lady Eagles end year with win

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles snapped a four-game losing skid with a 47-40 victory over Gainesville to end the year on a high note.

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Krum sweeps Decatur on buzzer-beater

Published Friday, February 9, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Krum and Decatur gave fans an encore performance to their one-point game a few weeks ago. With vital playoff seeding in District 9-4A on the line, neither side gave an inch as the Eagles and Bobcats slugged it out into the waning seconds.

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Basketball: Shut down – Short-handed Eagles stop Bulls

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Drew Coffman called it one of the best games defensively by any team he's coached at Decatur.

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Basketball: Sissies sweep Lady Eagles – Decatur eliminated from playoff contention with loss

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Decatur Lady Eagles needed a win Friday to stay alive in the District 9-4A playoff race.

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Basketball: Argyle shatters Decatur’s hopes

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur needed to get a win Tuesday against rival Argyle to keep any hope of claiming a portion of the District 9-4A title alive.

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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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Shorthanded Decatur shuts down Bridgeport

Published Friday, February 2, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

With Dane Fitzgerald, Gage Reiger and Tristan Read all sidelined, the Eagles stymied Bridgeport in a 49-27 blowout.

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Sissies sweep Lady Eagles, eliminate Decatur from playoff contention

Published Friday, February 2, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

With their season hanging in the balance, Decatur ultimately had no answer for Ashley Ingram, who burned the Lady Eagles all night inside. Scoring a team-high 14 points, Ingram fueled a 44-36 Bridgeport victory that doused any hopes for a Decatur playoff berth.

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