Cross Country: Eagles, Bulls ready for tight race – Region race features four of state’s top seven teams

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles and Lady Eagles will head to the Region II championships Monday at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie to run in the 4A race.

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9-4A Cross Country Meet: Lady Eagles continue reign

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles entered the championship portion of the season as the top-ranked team in Class 4A.

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Cross Country: Teams ready to run district races

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County's cross country teams have logged dozens of miles in races leading up to the district meets this week and the start of the championship portion of the season.

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Cross Country: Mind over matter – Senior Taylor Butler’s focus and foot speed lead the Lady Eagles

Published Saturday, October 7, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur senior Taylor Butler hasn't always worn blue. She wore Jackrabbit maroon first.

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Cross Country: Rangel brings home Reunion title

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Going into Saturday's Reunion Run, Alan Rangel set one goal - win.

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Cross Country: Late surge gives Butler hometown sweep

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the finish line in sight Saturday, Decatur's Taylor Butler found an extra gear to get around Valley View's Sydney Reynolds to win the 4A-and-under 3,200 at the Reunion Run.

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Cross Country: Bulls capture victory – Garcia twins lead way

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport twins Manuel and Salvador Garcia matched each other step for step at the front of the field on their way around the course Saturday at the Joe Wheeler Park.

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Cross Country: Reunion run offers tune-up for district meets

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

The annual Reunion Run returns to Joe Wheeler Park in Decatur Saturday and will usher in the start of the championship season.

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Cross Country: Lady Eagles sweep top 10

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles turned in a dominant performance at the Denton Guyer Wildcat Prowl Saturday at South Lakes Park.

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Cross Country: Eagles keep Summit title at home

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

After battling the hills of the Assault of Eagle Summit course, Decatur senior Alan Rangel found himself in a footrace with Lewisville's Tyler Hopkin for third place in the 6A/5A 5K Saturday.

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Cross Country: Butler, Lady Eagles capture win at Summit

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

In her final race on the hills around Decatur High School, Taylor Butler cruised into the finish line to complete a 19-second victory.

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Cross Country: Better late than never – Sanchez excels after joining Eagles as a senior

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into his senior year, Sergio Sanchez decided to return to a sport he hadn't participated in since middle school.

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Cross Country: Assault on Eagle Summit makes return

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Runners will return to challenge the hills of Eagle Summit Saturday morning for the first time in two years.

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Assault on Eagle Summit returns

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

Runners will return to challenge the hills of Eagle Summit Saturday morning for the first time in two years. The Assault of Eagle Summit will start with the 6A/5A varsity girls 5K at 8 a.m. and will be followed by the 6A/5A varsity boys race. The large school junior varsity races will be held before the four 4A-and-under events. A race will start approximately every 25 minutes.

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Cross country: Eagles hold own against elites at Marcus

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Running against many of the top 6A and 5A teams in North Texas, the Decatur Eagles finished 21st in the elite boys race Saturday at the Marcus I Invitational.

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Eagles finish 21st at Marcus Invitational

Published Sunday, September 3, 2017
By Messenger staff

Running against many of the top 6A and 5A teams in North Texas, the Decatur Eagles finished 21st in the elite boys race Saturday at the Marcus I Invitational.

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Cross Country: Decatur takes second at relay

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles brought home second in the 4A-and-under division at the Greenhill Six-Mile Relay Saturday.

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Eagles finish third in first meet

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Decatur Eagles finished a point away from opening the season with a victory Saturday.

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Decatur runners finish third in opening meet

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Decatur Eagles finished a point away from opening the season with a victory Saturday. Decatur runners tallied 69 points, coming up a point behind Denton Guyer and McKinney Boyd at the Little D Classic at North Lakes Park in Denton.

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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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