Football: Bulls look to nail down positions

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Travis Lisle

For Bridgeport coach Danny Henson, the role of scrimmages are to help coaches make personnel decisions.

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Boyd ISD names field for Cartwright; District to unveil name at homecoming

Boyd ISD names field for Cartwright; District to unveil name at homecoming

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets will now play on a football field named for the head coach that led the school to two state titles - J.G. Cartwright.

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Back in action; Montgomery hits field months after being shot

Back in action; Montgomery hits field months after being shot

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

Running a 4.9 40-yard dash and squatting 375 pounds on the first day of football workouts surprised Preston Montgomery.

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Football: Heat greets players – Hydration, breaks stressed in workouts

Football: Heat greets players – Hydration, breaks stressed in workouts

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Playing in adverse conditions has long been a staple in football, from the extreme heat at the start of the season to the harshness of winter to end the year.

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Football: Linebackers return to Eagles defense

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

In a new defensive scheme last year, Cole Vaughan and Mason Baur combined to make 200 tackles from their linebacker posts.

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Football: Bulls break in QB – Coleman bids for job

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Travis Lisle

There were many familiar faces on hand for the first workout for the Bridgeport Bulls Monday.

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Football: Bulldogs learn new offense

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord Bulldogs spent a large part of the first practice Monday learning the new offense.

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Football: Veterans on line lead Panthers

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Panthers' offense is predicated on offensive line winning battles up front.

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Football: Healthy Milligan hopes to power Boyd

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

Injuries limited Justin Milligan last season and kept him from carrying more of the load in the Boyd Yellowjackets' offense.

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Football: Dragons face numbers game

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Travis Lisle

One of Chico coach Lane Wilson's biggest concerns heading into the start of fall workouts was a lack of participation.

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2015 Football Preview: Going back to work – Eagles, Fuller start second year

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Richard Greene

From the opening whistle on the first day of practice last year, the Decatur Eagles were in a rush.

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2015 Football Preview: Bulls hope to build off 2014

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Coming off of an injury-plagued, winless season in 2013, the Bridgeport Bulls turned the program around in 2014.

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2015 Football Preview: Starting from scratch – New Eaton coach lays groundwork for program

2015 Football Preview: Starting from scratch – New Eaton coach lays groundwork for program

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Starting a new football program from scratch is no small challenge.

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District 4-3A Div. I: Yellowjackets aim to keep streak going

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets begin work on extending their playoff streak to 13 seasons Monday morning.

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District 4-3A Div. I: Panthers hope for turnaround in 2015

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Coming off a one-win season, there really is nowhere to go but up for the Paradise Panthers.

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District 5-2A Div. I: Wilson begins run with Dragons

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Chico Dragons' 2014 season ended in a disappointing win.

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District 5-2A Div. I: Bulldogs start district title defense

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs rolled through District 5-2A Division I last year unbeaten.

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Sports Camp

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Decatur football coach Mike Fuller and his staff will hold the Decatur Eagles Football Camp Monday through Thursday.

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Football: Decatur finishes 3-3 at state

Published Saturday, July 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After scoring wins over Wimberley and Brownwood, the Decatur Eagles' match with Giddings came down to the final possession Friday.

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Football: Arms race – County rivals build for upcoming season

Football: Arms race – County rivals build for upcoming season

Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Months before meeting on the gridiron, Wise County rivals Alvord and Chico are preparing for battle during summer workout programs.

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