Newcomers shine for Bulls in scrimmage

Published Saturday, August 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

New Bridgeport coach Shannon Wilson finally got the opportunity to see his Bulls line up across the line of scrimmage from an opponent Saturday morning. It was two other newcomers making varsity debuts — sophomore quarterback Jadon Maddux and senior receiver Andrew Horton, the basketball standout that is playing football for the first time since seventh grade — that fueled a strong showing for the Bridgeport offense against Bowie.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Meet the Eagles

Meet the Eagles

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Joe Duty

Young Eagle players practice their skills in the shadow of the scoreboard at Saturday night's Meet the Eagles.

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Football: Texans hope for repeat – Northwest hits field after historic season

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans made history in 2016, earning the program's first playoff victory and winning 10 games.

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Football: Back in contact – Lineman rejoins Eagles after injury-shortened season

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Loaded down with his shoulder pads and wearing his white helmet, Morgan Picha fired off on command and crashed at full speed into a teammate, starting a battle of will.

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Football: Eagles to hold open workout

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

In their second day in full pads, the Decatur Eagles will hold an open workout for the public at Eagle Stadium Saturday.

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Football players to put on pads Friday

Published Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

After four days of conditioning and practice sessions in helmets and shorts, Wise County football players finally get the opportunity to put on the pads Friday. It’s the first day the University Interscholastic League allows teams to have full contact practices after a four-day acclimation period.

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Football: Burning the midnight oil – Eagles start practice in the middle of the night

Football: Burning the midnight oil – Eagles start practice in the middle of the night

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday, senior Dylan Nation tossed around the football with the first few Decatur players to wander into the Eagle Activity Center.

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Football: Bulldogs begin tough training

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Entering Monday afternoon's opening workout, Alvord coach Pete Hart admitted the biggest question for his team was who would show up.

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Football: Bulls step up intensity

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the first day of practice, Bridgeport senior Colton Waters noticed a difference than past seasons.

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Football: Dragons change defenses

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons started Monday installing a new defense with new coordinator Clay Sanders.

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Football: Boyd looks to rebuild

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets started work Monday in hopes of reversing their fortunes from last year.

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Football: Panthers move ahead

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

Midway through the Paradise Panthers' first practice of the season, coach Ronnie Gage made an early assessment of the start of his second year in the program.

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Hitting the field

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Joe Duty

Boyd's Logan Jones, Alex Silva, Jett Pruit, Dawson White, Clay Rodriguez and Garrett Sherman huddle during the first practice.

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Football: Eagles to work midnight shift

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles will not wait a minute longer than necessary to take the field for the start of practice Monday.

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Wise football teams set to hit field

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

The football season gets underway Monday in Wise County with teams hitting the field to start practices.

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Football: Wise teams look to rebuild defenses up front

Football: Wise teams look to rebuild defenses up front

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last season, the play up front and at linebacker served as a strength of the area teams' defensive units.

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Football: Buckaloo returns after breakthrough year

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a sophomore last season, Shea Buckaloo needed a little time to get up to the speed of the game on Friday nights.

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Football: Secondary concerns – Teams turn to new players at back end of defense

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

With several teams lined up in spread formations on everyone's schedule, a premium is now placed on play in the secondary.

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Football: Turning the corner – Parker hopes for return to health

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jhett Parker's speed and vision allowed him to lock up with a majority of receivers lined up across from him last season.

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