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: Boyd faces pivotal contest

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Having not won a game since mid-September, the Boyd Yellowjackets will square off with the Ponder Lions this Friday at 7 p.m. looking to snap a three-game losing skid.

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Football/Cross Country: Legging it out – Cross country runner, kicker gears for weekend

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Manny Garcia's legs are preparing for a big few days. The Boyd junior will handle the place kicking and punting duties for the Yellowjackets Friday against Ponder in a crucial District 4-3A Division I contest.

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Football: Panthers regroup after tough loss

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers suffered a heart-breaking, double-overtime loss last week in the District 4-3A Division I opener against Breckenridge.

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Football: Texans head into must-win game

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans start a critical final four-game stretch Friday with them on the outside looking in for a playoff spot out of District 6-5A.

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Football: Dragons hope to take step to playoffs

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the heroics of Nico Starnes returning a kickoff in the fourth quarter, the Chico Dragons rallied to beat Olney last year to earn a playoff spot out of District 5-2A Division I.

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Football: Bulls square off against Krum

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls struggled to slow down the Graham Steers in the District 3-4A Division II opener last week.

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Football: Alvord returns to field after open date

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs got a chance to press the reset button after six grueling non-district games last week.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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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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Football: Paradise falls in double OT

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers erased a 14-point deficit over the final seven minutes, scoring with four seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

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Football: Northwest picks up first district win

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans ended their two-game slide and picked up their first District 6-5A victory, beating Saginaw 45-14.

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Graham blitzes Bridgeport

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Graham Steers scored in every quarter Friday, including 28 in the first, on the way to a 62-7 win over the visiting Bridgeport Bulls (1-6).

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Seymour blanks Chico

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Chico Dragons (3-4) managed only 103 yards of offense and turned the ball over four times in a 34-0 loss to Seymour Friday in their 5-2A Division I opener.

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Bowie drops Boyd in district opener

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Bowie Jackrabbits scored late in the first quarter on a 15-yard pass by Matthew Wallace to Payton Price and never trailed en route to a 34-20 win over Boyd (2-4) in the 4-3A Division I opener Friday.

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Northwest picks up first league win

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Northwest Texans ended their two-game slide and picked up their first District 6-5A victory, beating Saginaw 45-14.

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Paradise falls in double OT

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers erased a 14-point deficit over the final seven minutes, scoring with four seconds left in regulation to force overtime. But after Jack Ishmael hit a dramatic 39-yard field goal to send the game to a second overtime, the Panthers couldn’t convert on the point after in the second overtime, leaving the door open for Breckenridge. The Buckaroos scored on their first offensive play in the second overtime on a 25-yard pass and Jose Escobedo booted through the extra point to give Breckenridge the 38-37 win over Paradise in the 4-3A Division I opener at Panther Stadium.

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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: Bridgeport faces tough challenge this week

Football: Bridgeport faces tough challenge this week

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport, fresh off its first win of the season over Benbrook, takes on undefeated Graham at the Steers' home stadium Friday.

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Football: Jackets open district against Jackrabbits

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd fell to an undefeated Jacksboro squad last week but hopes to get back on track against a 1-4 Bowie team Friday.

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