Decatur overcomes slow start, beats Big Spring

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Owen Simpson

After managing only four field goals in the first half, the Decatur Lady Eagles came alive in the third quarter and rolled to a 46-30 win over Big Spring.

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Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The boys basketball regular season ended Tuesday night, and several Wise County schools are still battling for playoff positioning, while some have already clinched a postseason berth.

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Fitzgerald shines, Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose for bi-district title

Fitzgerald shines, Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose for bi-district title

Published Monday, February 11, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Kylee Fitzgerald led all scorers with 14 points as the Decatur Lady Eagles beat Glen Rose 38-32 Monday night for their first playoff win in three years.

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Rieger nails buzzer beater, Decatur beats Argyle for 8-4A title

Rieger nails buzzer beater, Decatur beats Argyle for 8-4A title

Published Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Gage Rieger hit the game-winner as time expired Tuesday night, sending Decatur home with a 37-34 victory over Argyle and the District 8-4A championship.

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Loud and clear: Decatur basketball band creates raucous atmosphere

Loud and clear: Decatur basketball band creates raucous atmosphere

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The beat of the Decatur fight song reverberated through the stands and could even be heard in the parking lot, but the Friday night lights were nowhere in sight.

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Decatur blasts Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 43-0 run and forced more than 20 turnovers Friday night, routing rival Bridgeport 70-14.

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Playoff picture takes shape: Four Wise County schools prep for postseason

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The regular season for girls basketball comes to an end Tuesday and the playoff picture is beginning to take shape.

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Sissies win thriller over Decatur

Published Friday, February 1, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Bridgeport came away with a 38-35 victory over rival Decatur Friday night, as the Sissies picked up a key District 8-4A victory.

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Decatur wins eighth straight, knocks off Hirschi

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 25-4 run to pull away from Wichita Falls Hirschi Tuesday night, knocking off the Huskies 53-31.

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Decatur wins 7th straight

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Ethan Southard, Wilson Hicks and Carson Tibbels each finished in double figures Friday night, as the Decatur Eagles rolled Krum 67-41 for their seventh straight win.

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Making an impact: Freshman leads Lady Eagles

Making an impact: Freshman leads Lady Eagles

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Leading rival Bridgeport by six points late in the third quarter last Tuesday, Decatur's Grace Lowery calmly brought the ball up the floor.

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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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