Football: Slipping away – Burk uses second chance on try to beat Bulls

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

An offsides penalty gave the Burkburnett Bulldogs a second chance on the point after with 3:49 left Friday night.

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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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Saturday Sports Buffet: Rushing out of the gates – Former Wise County MVP runs for 200 yards in opener

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a senior at Decatur, the versatile Ryan Durdon helped lead the Eagles to a district title with his play in the secondary and at wide receiver.

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Northwest storms back to beat McKinney North

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

DeMareus Hosey ran for 406 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Northwest Texans’ comeback in a 56-46 win over McKinney North.

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Victory wins opener

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Victory Christian Patriots started the season Friday with a 45-34 win over Weatherford Christian.

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Holliday, Jones sprint by Boyd

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

Holliday hammered Boyd for three quarters before the Yellowjackets managed to score in a 49-7 loss.

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Bells rolls to win over Chico

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

Bells quarterback Bryan Ponder threw for 495 yards in the Panthers’ 56-20 win over Chico.

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Decatur clips Alvarado in OT, 27-21

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

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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Henrietta runs past Panthers, 27-12

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

Though Paradise gained the most yards, they couldn’t pull out a win over Henrietta Friday night in a 27-12 loss.

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Alvord drops to 0-2

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Alvord Bulldogs were shut out for the second straight week, falling to the Sacred Heart Tigers 43-0.

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Burk uses second chance to get past Bulls, 21-20

Published Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

An offsides penalty gave the Burkburnett Bulldogs a second chance on the point after with 3:49 left Friday night. Westin Priddy capitalized, running in from the 1-yard line to lift Burkburnett to the 21-20 victory over the Bridgeport Bulls at Bull-Memorial Stadium.

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Alvord hope for quick rebound against Sacred Heart

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing a veteran Nocona team last week, the young Alvord Bulldogs knew they had a tall task. That proved to be the case in a 42-0 loss.

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Football: Decatur offense hopes to stay hot

Football: Decatur offense hopes to stay hot

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

In reflecting on the season-opening win, Decatur coach Mike Fuller briefly mentions the Eagles' two first-quarter turnovers that ended drives in Springtown territory.

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Football: Blanks, Dragons start strong

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last season, Jerod Blanks shared the quarterback job early in the year with Devon Wilson.

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Football: Bulls bid for quick rebound

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Lapses on special teams and breakdowns defensively spoiled the Bridgeport Bulls' first game under Shannon Wilson Friday.

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Football: Texans try to get to 2-0

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

For their opener, the Northwest Texans' inexperienced defense faced the challenge of slowing down Alvarado's powerful ground attack.

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Football: Boyd ends skid, eyes another W

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Trailing 23-6 at halftime Friday, Casey Reynolds and his fellow Boyd seniors fought a familiar feeling of despair.

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Football: Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

Football: Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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Football: Explosive start – Eagles efficiently pile up points, yards in win

Football: Explosive start – Eagles efficiently pile up points, yards in win

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

After the second turnover in their first three possessions, the Decatur offense struggled to stay on the field the rest of the night. Mainly because they kept scoring.

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Football: Yellowjackets come back to end 13-game skid

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd broke its 13-game losing streak after mounting a third-quarter comeback against Lake Worth to win 26-23 Friday.

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