Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Longtime Wise County coach Pete Hart announces retirement

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Alvord head coach and athletic director Pete Hart announced Tuesday he was retiring after spending the past 33 years coaching in Wise County.

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Getting his chance: Decatur’s Muehlstein to lead TCU in bowl game

Getting his chance: Decatur’s Muehlstein to lead TCU in bowl game

Published Saturday, December 22, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When TCU quarterback Michael Collins went down with a foot injury Nov. 17 against rival Baylor, head coach Gary Patterson had few options to replace him.

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Bedford, Fuller earn AP all-state honors; Chico’s Hedrick receives honorable mention

Published Saturday, December 22, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Beau Bedford and Roman Fuller earned honors on the Associated Press' 4A all-state teams Tuesday morning.

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Bedford, Fuller earn AP All-State honors

Bedford, Fuller earn AP All-State honors

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Beau Bedford and Roman Fuller earned honors on the Associated Press' 4A all-state teams Tuesday morning.

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Soaring to semifinals

Soaring to semifinals

Published Saturday, December 15, 2018
By Joe Duty

Decatur recognized semifinal teams from 1975 and 1988 at its pep rally prior to Friday's game against Waco La Vega.

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La Vega ends Decatur’s storybook season in 4A semifinal

La Vega ends Decatur’s storybook season in 4A semifinal

Published Friday, December 14, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur committed two first-half turnovers and surrendered 393 total yards in the first two quarters alone, falling 53-0 to La Vega in the 4A Division I semifinal at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

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Decatur offense stymied in semifinal loss

Published Friday, December 14, 2018.
By Richard Greene

After allowing a quick touchdown to open the game, the Decatur Eagles looked to an usually explosive offense to counter.

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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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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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Northwest meets Lubbock Cooper; Texans enter unchartered playoff territory

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Northwest Texans will try to keep their magical playoff run alive when they meet Lubbock Cooper Friday in the 5A Division II Region I regional in Abilene.

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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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Turnover bug dooms Alvord in bi-district loss to Winters

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By Austin Jackson

A case of the fumbles started at the worst possible time for the Alvord Bulldogs Thursday night against the Winters Blizzards. The Alvord defense was playing lights out and the offense was clicking midway through the first quarter in a scoreless game at Indian Stadium in Comanche. Alvord quarterback Corbyn Cornell connected with Tanner Richey […]

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Eastland runs away from Jackets, 49-27

Published Friday, November 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

A big hit from Dillon Inman forced the fumble recovered by teammate Bartolo Guevara to set up a game-tying touchdown for the Boyd Yellowjackets early in the third quarter Thursday night. It was the only luck the Yellowjackets had in slowing down the Eastland Mavericks’ balanced attack in the second half. Eastland scored on its next four possessions after Boyd tied the game at 21 to run away from the Yellowjackets in a 49-27 victory at Graham’s Newton Field in the 3A Division I Region I bi-district game.

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Hawley routs Chico in bi-district

Published Thursday, November 15, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Hawley routed Chico 69-15 Thursday night in the 2A Region I Division I bi-district game at Jacksboro ISD Stadium.

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