Football: Decatur looks to rebound quickly

Football: Decatur looks to rebound quickly

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Coming off a 62-21 loss to Argyle, the Decatur Eagles will host the second-place team in 4-4AI, the Hirschi Huskies, Friday at 7 p.m.

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Football: Tough night – Argyle rolls past Decatur in league opener

Football: Tough night – Argyle rolls past Decatur in league opener

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Decatur got the start they were looking for. A three-and-out on Argyle's opening drive gave Decatur the ball with an opportunity to take a shot and get on the board first.

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Argyle rolls past Decatur in league opener

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Decatur got the start it was looking for. A three-and-out on Argyle’s opening drive gave Decatur the ball with an opportunity to take a shot and get on the board first. It did just that, and on the first play from scrimmage, junior quarterback Wilson Hicks barely overthrew his intended receiver on a play-action pass. Instead of an early touchdown, it was the first of many missed opportunities for Decatur, who fell on the road to Argyle 62-21 Friday night.

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Football: Decatur opens district with Argyle

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur Eagles will face a big challenge as they begin district play Friday when they take on one of the best teams in the state.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Revving for Rivalry

Revving for Rivalry

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Joe Duty

Bridgeport cheerleaders lead students at the high school's community pep rally Thursday, prior to the Battle of Big Sandy.

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Battle of Big Sandy

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Joe Duty

Decatur and Bridgeport renewed their rivalry for a 98th time Friday.

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Football: Blue streak – Eagles roll to fifth straight over Bulls

Football: Blue streak – Eagles roll to fifth straight over Bulls

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur quarterback Wilson Hicks opened the week questionable after taking several big hits last week against Stephenville.

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Decatur wins fifth straight in Battle of Big Sandy

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Richard Greene

Wilson Hicks finished with 267 yards, completing 16 of his 21 attempts in the Eagles’ 61-28 blasting of Bridgeport in the 98th meeting in the Battle of Big Sandy at Bull-Memorial Stadium.

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Football: Bulls, Eagles try to halt skids

Football: Bulls, Eagles try to halt skids

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls and Decatur Eagles renew their near century-long rivalry Friday with both teams in search of something even more valuable than bragging rights - a victory.

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Football: Sibling rivalry – Brothers match wits in Battle of Big Sandy

Football: Sibling rivalry – Brothers match wits in Battle of Big Sandy

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Richard Greene

Separated by two years, Ian and Braden Ritchey grew up not just as brothers, but each other's competition in everything from football, golf and video games.

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Football: Turned over – Miscues, Stephenville spoil Decatur homecoming

Football: Turned over – Miscues, Stephenville spoil Decatur homecoming

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

After crawling out of an early hole, the Decatur Eagles appeared on the verge of taking the lead late in the first half, when the game suddenly turned.

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Turnovers, Stephenville spoil Decatur’s homecoming

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

After crawling out of an early hole, the Decatur Eagles appeared on the verge of taking the lead late in the first half, when the game suddenly turned. The Eagles lost the first of their four turnovers at the Stephenville 1-yard line. The Yellowjackets took that present and went 99 yards in just six plays for the first of four straight touchdowns en route to the 41-20 victory to spoil Decatur’s homecoming Friday at Eagle Stadium.

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Football: Family defense – Roths join forces for Eagles

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Growing up as the son of a coach, Braxton Roth found himself on the sidelines on Friday nights, longing for a chance to take the field.

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Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming

Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles' unbeaten start to the season hit a wall last week against Midlothian Heritage.

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Football: Brought to halt – Heritage stymies Decatur offense in win

Football: Brought to halt – Heritage stymies Decatur offense in win

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

For three quarters Friday, the offensive fireworks that filled The Star in Frisco during last year's meeting between Midlothian Heritage and Decatur disappeared.

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Heritage stymies Decatur offense

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

In a grinding game, Heritage (3-0) carried a 14-7 lead into the fourth quarter. The Jaguars then turned to battering ram back Nathan Gaskamp to put the Eagles away. Gaskamp scored twice in the fourth quarter of Heritage’s 35-21 victory over Decatur (2-1).

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Football: Eagles face top-ten foe

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last year, the Decatur Eagles and Midlothian Heritage Jaguars filled the shiny, new Ford Center at The Star in Frisco with offensive fireworks.

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Football: Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Football: Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Football: Decatur beats Alvarado in overtime

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

After Beau Bedford's third touchdown catch of the night, the Decatur Eagles' defense made a big stop to score a 27-21 victory in overtime over Alvarado Friday night.

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