Team of the Year: Team effort – Eagles rally at state to bring home medals

Team of the Year: Team effort – Eagles rally at state to bring home medals

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Staring down a tight fairway or hunched over a putt on a lightning-fast slick green, the sport of golf puts pressure on the individual with every decision and swing finding its way onto the scorecard.

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Golf: Read takes second at TO

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Richard Greene

Playing where she will attend college in the fall, Lexi Read brought home second place at the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament in Wichita Falls Thursday.

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Golf: Read opens tourney with 71

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport 2016 graduate Lexi Read shot an opening round of 71 at the Texas Oklahoma Open Championship Monday in Wichita Falls.

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Golf: Stroke of luck – Gage sinks hole-in-one after triple bypass surgery

Golf: Stroke of luck – Gage sinks hole-in-one after triple bypass surgery

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Richard Greene

Stepping onto the fifth tee box at the 174-yard par 3 at Lake Kiowa, Robert Gage just hoped to put the ball close during his impromptu round Sunday.

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Golf: Eagles claim third in 4A – Lamirand posts top-10 finish

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Richard Greene

Nearly as soon as his putter sent the ball racing across the green on the third hole Tuesday, Cade Lamirand started a near sprint to the hole.

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Golf: Jones rebounds like champ

Golf: Jones rebounds like champ

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Decatur senior Drew Jones found himself in a position he never could have envisioned Tuesday afternoon - teeing up in the No. 3 spot for the Eagles in his final high school tournament.

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Golf: Read leads Sissies to 5th place finish

Golf: Read leads Sissies to 5th place finish

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

After a downhill putt on No. 2 rolled 8 feet past the hole, Bridgeport senior Lexi Read faced an early test in her round Tuesday.

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Eagles give it their best shot

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles were wrapping up their quest for a state golf championship as the Messenger was going to press Tuesday night.

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Golf: Parting shot – Drew Jones takes aim at state title

Golf: Parting shot – Drew Jones takes aim at state title

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Richard Greene

Over a career already filled with honors, awards and trophies, thousands of golf strokes have all started the same for Drew Jones.

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Golf: Sissies book state return – Read, Irion finish third and fourth

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Fighting her putter on the front nine Wednesday, Lexi Read made the turn at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock at 4-over par.

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Golf: Bulls finish 10th at regionals

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls finished 10th at the Class 4A Region I tournament, shooting 655.

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Golf: Eagles earn state return – Jones repeats as region champ

Golf: Eagles earn state return – Jones repeats as region champ

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

With the rain pouring down on the 18th green, Decatur's Drew Jones lined up his par putt Tuesday afternoon.

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Golf: Jones aims for repeat – Eagles prepare for regionals

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Last year at the Class 4A Region I tournament, Drew Jones dominated the Shadow Hills Golf Course and the field, posting a 10-under par 134 over two rounds.

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Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

After near-perfect approach shots on No. 16 and 17 Tuesday, the greens failed to reward Drew Jones with his first birdie on the back nine.

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Golf: Read snags fourth straight title

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Starting her second round of the 8-4A tournament on the No. 13 proved to be a good omen for Bridgeport's Lexi Read.

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Golf: Wells earns regional bid

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Paradise's Colton Wells fired a 79 Wednesday to win the District 9-3A individual title at River Creek Golf Course in Wichita Falls.

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Golf: Taking aim at top – Read shoots for fourth district title, state bid

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

The sun beams down on the practice green at Runaway Bay Thursday as Lexi Read dissects the center of the hole repeatedly from 10 feet away.

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Golf: Eagles try for fifth straight league title

Published Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

For the past four years, the Decatur Eagles have ruled their links in their respective districts.

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Golf: Decatur dominates tourney

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles golf team dominated the Falcon Four-Ball tournament Monday at Oakmont Country Club in Corinth.

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Golf: Jones wins tourney – Sissies take second, Eagles third at Resort

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Drew Jones fired a 71 to close out a victory at The Resort Saturday in the tournament hosted by Boswell.

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