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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Male Athlete of the Year: Rumbling to top – Powerful Alvord runner created highlights on field, track

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Joe Randall's senior year was littered with moments that forced fans, teammates and spectators to take notice of the kid from Alvord.

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Football: Decatur heads to state 7-on-7 tourney

Football: Decatur heads to state 7-on-7 tourney

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A trip to the state 7-on-7 football tournament is an accomplishment that only one Wise County team will enjoy next weekend.

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Football: Bulldogs hire offensive coordinator

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A new man will calling plays for the Alvord Bulldogs this season.

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Football: Bulls picked second in district – Bridgeport, Decatur, Boyd, Northwest, Alvord pegged for playoffs

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Richard Greene

Last season, the Bridgeport Bulls were picked in the first poll of the season to finish last in District 3-4A Division II.

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Football: Yellowjackets fall short in 7-on-7 qualifier

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Yellowjackets couldn't earn a spot at the state 7-on-7 tournament at their home qualifier over the weekend.

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Football: Boyd prepares to host 7-on-7 tournament

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Boyd High School will host a 7-on-7 football tournament this weekend, inviting 16 teams to compete for a chance to qualify for state.

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Football: Basting returns to football field – Boyd receiver earns spot in all-star game

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015
By Richard Greene

After hauling in four passes for a career-best 104 yards in the Class 3A Region I area game last November against Shallowater, Jackson Basting walked off the field at Shotwell Stadium unsure if he'd ever don pads again.

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Football: Bulldogs search for coordinator – Alvord looks for coach to lead offense

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015
By Richard Greene

With the graduation of a career 4,000-yard rusher in Joe Randall and several other starters, the Alvord Bulldogs were looking to retool their offense for 2015.

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Football: Randall ready to hit field again – Alvord back, Story to take part in Oil Bowl

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Alvord's Joe Randall was the only Wise County player selected to compete at the 78th Oil Bowl Classic in Wichita Falls, Saturday, June 13.

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Football: Dream come true – Wilson starts as Chico AD

Football: Dream come true – Wilson starts as Chico AD

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After 20 years of coaching, Lane Wilson finally realized his dream of becoming a head football coach and athletic director when the Chico ISD Board of Trustees voted him into the position Tuesday.

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Football: Texans start spring practice – Poe searches for offensive playmakers

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

The start of spring practice this week was far less hectic than last year for Bill Poe.

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