Football: Dragons behind Blue Ridge, 34-25

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Richard Greene

As Friday night turned into Saturday morning, the Chico Dragons were waiting for a break in the weather to finish up the District 5-2A Division I opener in Blue Ridge.

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Football: Playing tough – Older brothers prep Durdon for gridiron

Football: Playing tough – Older brothers prep Durdon for gridiron

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

With three older brothers, Ryan Durdon found out quickly he had to be tough to hold his own in backyard pick-up games.

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Football: Eagles open 4-4A play with test against Burkburnett

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Mike Fuller's message to his Decatur Eagles throughout the season has remained consistent: improve each week and get ready for district.

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Football: Panthers seek rebound in loop opener against Ponder

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

After taking a step back in their final non-district game, the Paradise Panthers will look to rebound Friday night in their District 4-3A Division I opener.

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Football: Dragons eye playoffs

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Chico Dragons are in a familiar spot, entering district play at 4-1.

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Football: Alvord preps for district

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

The countdown to Friday night started last February for the Alvord Bulldogs.

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Football: Denton Guyer outpaces Texans

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Ten seconds into the game Friday, the Northwest Texans found themselves facing an uphill climb against Denton Guyer.

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Football: Yellowjackets look forward to district

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets took their lumps during a tough non-district campaign, going 1-4.

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Football: Northwest hopes to end losing streak

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

After facing two of 5-6A's most potent offenses in the past two weeks, the Northwest Texans find themselves in an 0-2 hole in their league.

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Football: Bulls come home after bye week

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport Bulls (3-2) return home Friday after a bye week and two games on the road - one of which was a loss to Decatur in the Battle of Big Sandy.

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Football: Northwest takes on defending champs

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

After facing the explosive offense from Keller Fossil Ridge in the District 5-6A opener, the Northwest Texans' task gets no easier this week against Denton Guyer.

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Football: Stocks pointing up for Wise teams

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Like the ebbs and flows of the stock market, the fortunes of Wise County football teams have been up and down through the first half of the season.

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Football: Blue Runaway – Eagles blast Bulls with big 3rd quarter

Football: Blue Runaway – Eagles blast Bulls with big 3rd quarter

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

After missing its opportunity to land knockout shots in the first half, the Decatur Eagles didn't make the same mistake in the third quarter.

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Football: Myers ‘great night’ leads Eagles to win

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

As the final minutes ticked off the clock Friday night, Justin Myers stood on the sidelines with a chance to reflect and take in the night.

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Football: Bulldogs bite Panthers

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

It took Alvord one offensive drive to get set, but after they punted the ball away and allowed Paradise to score within the first two minutes of the game, the Bulldogs came back to life and held the Panthers to 14 points in the first half.

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Football: Dragons fly over Eagles

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

The Dragons Friday night 53-22 victory over the Diamond Hill-Jarvis Eagles started on a somber note.

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Football: Bobcats walk over Boyd

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets fell short 38-22 against the Krum Bobcats Friday night.

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Football: Fossil Ridge shoots down Texans, 52-42

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

In an offensive shootout, Northwest receiver Emmanual Moore and Keller Fossil Ridge running back Keyshawn Mitchell kept trading huge plays and scores Thursday night.

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Football: Big Sandy showdown – Teams keep game going after realignment

Football: Big Sandy showdown – Teams keep game going after realignment

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

When the University Interscholastic League sent Decatur and Bridgeport their separate ways in February's realignment, the two Big Sandy rivals immediately scheduled a 95th game in the series.

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Football: Bulls, Eagles set for 95th meeting

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

For the first time since 1997, the Bridgeport Bulls and Decatur Eagles clash on the gridiron in a non-district game.

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