Football: Boyd batters Brady to advance

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Bob Buckel

If they win their next playoff game, the Boyd Yellowjackets can even their season record at 6-6.

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Football: Bulls beat ‘Jackets for bi-district championship

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Bulls (8-3, 4-1) are bi-district champions after defeating the Ferris Yellowjackets 35-14 in Joshua Friday night.

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Football: Alvord plays waiting game

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

After winning the District 5-2A Division I title, the Alvord Bulldogs enjoyed a week of rest.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Recalling ride to top – Decade later, memories remain fresh

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

After a 26-20 loss in the second round of the playoffs in 2003, Ian Ritchey and his Boyd teammates watched the Bangs team that ended their season reach the state title game before eventually falling to Garrison.

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Football: Bulls begin playoffs against Ferris

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Bulls (7-3, 4-1) enter the first round of playoffs this Friday in Joshua, where they will compete against the Ferris Yellowjackets (4-6, 3-2).

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Football: Eagles try to swat ‘Jackets

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The District 4-4A Division I title got away from the Decatur Eagles last week on the final play of regulation and overtime.

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Football: Boyd returns to postseason

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets move into familiar territory Friday - the playoffs.

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Football: No shortage of will – McAlister’s desire to win pushes back

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Payton McAlister's lack of size and the perceptions it gives others are his greatest weapon. "I like to prove people wrong," McAlister said. "I've always been called short."

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Football: Slipping away – Graham scores twice in 46 seconds, forces OT, takes title

Football: Slipping away – Graham scores twice in 46 seconds, forces OT, takes title

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles appeared on their way to a 4-4A Division I title Friday after Payton McAlister's fifth touchdown of the night with 5:06 left. But the Eagles couldn't get to the finish line.

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Football: Bulldogs overwhelm Bells for district title

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord Bulldogs scored early and often at Bells Friday. But that's to be expected.

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Football: Brock Eagles fly past Boyd

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Jake Harris

The first quarter of Boyd's 49-14 loss to Brock Friday night was as even as the game would ever get, with both teams only scoring one touchdown each in the first 12 minutes of play.

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Football: Chico playoff hopes dashed

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Jake Harris

Chico's 34-27 victory over the Valley View Eagles Friday night wasn't enough to clinch a playoff spot for the Dragons.

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Football: Bulls leave Warriors black and blue

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Bulls (7-3, 4-1) ended district play leaving the Bonham Warriors (0-10, 0-5) bruised 48-7 Friday.

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Football: Jackrabbits blank Panthers

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Panthers (1-9, 0-5) ended district play in a 34-0 loss against the Bowie Jackrabbits (2-9, 1-4).

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Football: Texans win, fall short of playoffs

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

After they fell behind 14-0, the Northwest Texans' season appeared to be over early Thursday night.

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Football: Bulldogs look to finish strong at Bells

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's not every year that a district championship comes down to the final game. But that's exactly the situation this year in district 5-2A.

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Football: Bulls look to close out district play with win in Bonham

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Jake Harris

District play concludes for Bridgeport (6-3, 3-1) Friday night in Bonham (0-9, 0-4) when the Bulls take on the Warriors.

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Football: Title showdown – Decatur faces Graham for 4-4A I crown

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

After losing several key players off last year's playoff team, Decatur senior quarterback Justin Myers knows there were doubts surrounding the Eagles entering the season.

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Football: Boyd battling for playoff seed

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets punched their ticket to the postseason Friday with a victory over Breckenridge to keep their playoff streak alive.

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Football: Texans look to earn place in playoffs

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans refused to quit after dropping their first three games in District 5-6A play.

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