Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game

Senior, Decatur catches region title; Bedford turns in big game

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur senior Beau Bedford entered the third round of the playoffs last week with a Class 4A best 1,487 receiving yards.

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Bedford shines as Decatur wins 4A Region I title

Bedford shines as Decatur wins 4A Region I title

Published Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Thursday in the 4A Division I quarterfinal, Bedford was back to making spectacular, highlight reel plays. He finished with 142 yards and a touchdown on nine catches in the 38-28 Decatur win.

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4th to Final Four: Decatur beats Hereford to reach semifinal

4th to Final Four: Decatur beats Hereford to reach semifinal

Published Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the first time since 1988, Decatur advanced to the state semifinals, knocking off Hereford 38-28 Thursday to claim the 4A Division I Region I crown.

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Ready to handle the Herd; Decatur meets Hereford in quarterfinal

Ready to handle the Herd; Decatur meets Hereford in quarterfinal

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur will get a chance to etch its name into the history books when it meets Hereford in the 4A Division I quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Friday at AT&T Jones Stadium on the campus of Texas Tech University.

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Finishing with flair: Decatur proves it’s not how you start

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

As non-district play wrapped up at the end of September, Decatur entered its open week on the heels of a brutal 70-28 loss to Glen Rose to drop it to 1-4.

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Eagles knock off Hirschi, continue magical playoff run

Published Friday, November 30, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off the Huskies for the second time this season, downing Hirschi and all-state running back Daimarqua Foster 31-14 at Newton Field in Graham.

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Decatur delivers defensive masterpiece in win over Hirschi

Published Friday, November 30, 2018.
By Richard Greene

Decatur held Hirschi to just 220 yards Friday, stifling the Huskies en route to a 31-14 victory in the 4A Division I Region I regional.

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Hirschi, Decatur set for rematch; Eagles hope to slow down Foster

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the third straight year, the Decatur Eagles will face a familiar opponent in the playoffs.

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Decatur edges Andrews, wins area title for second straight year

Published Friday, November 23, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off Andrews 41-28 Friday night to claim the 4A Division I Region I area title for the second straight year.

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Decatur upsets Dumas, wins bi-district title

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur racked up 541 yards, as the Eagles upset 3-4A I champion Dumas 48-21 Friday night at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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Game of the week for Friday, November 16, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

After a crushing 49-48 loss to Gainesville in the regular season finale, Decatur will try to bounce back quickly for its 4A Region I bi-district game against Dumas.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Gainesville upsets Decatur, dashes Eagles’ district title hopes

Published Friday, November 9, 2018.
By Clay Corbett, for the Messenger

Decatur fell to Gainesville 49-48 Friday night on the road.

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Plenty to decide: Playoff scenarios to play out in finale

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Six Wise County schools will battle for playoff positioning Friday night.

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Game of the Week for Friday, November 9, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

No stranger to games with playoff implications, the Boyd Yellowjackets will square off with Whitesboro Friday with postseason seeding on the line.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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Decatur responds, beats Burkburnett

Published Friday, November 2, 2018.
By Richard Greene

Decatur beat Burkburnett 62-41 Friday night at Eagle Stadium.

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Games of the Week for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Plenty will be on the line Friday when Alvord and Chico renew their rivalry.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Decatur survives late rally, hangs on to beat Mineral Wells

Published Friday, October 26, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur hung on for a thrilling 45-42 victory over Mineral Wells at Eagle Stadium Friday night.

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