Northwest holds off Sherman, 14-7

Published Thursday, September 20, 2018.
By Richard Greene

A pair of turnovers and three missed field goals by the Northwest Texans left the door open for the Sherman Bearcats Thursday night. With 13 seconds left, Devin Steptoe and the Northwest defense finally slammed the door shut. The senior defensive back picked off Sherman quarterback Blake Bentson inside the 15-yard line to secure the 14-7 Texans’ victory at Northwest ISD Stadium.

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Game of the Week for Friday, September 21, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Last week against Grapevine, Northwest committed four costly turnovers as the Mustangs ran away with a 56-21 win.

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Friday Night Box Scores for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Friday Night Box Scores for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Grapevine dominates Northwest in blowout

Published Thursday, September 13, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Grapevine held senior running back DeMareus Hosey to under 100 yards for the first time this season, as the Mustangs rolled to a 56-21 victory at Northwest ISD Stadium. 

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Game of the week for Friday, September 14, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur has had its chances the last two times it has squared off with Midlothian Heritage.

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Football Box Scores for Friday, September 7, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Football Box Scores for Friday, September 7, 2018

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Northwest falls to McKinney North

Published Friday, September 7, 2018.
By Messenger Staff

JJ Henry’s 45-yard touchdown reception from Cameron Constantine with 2:39 to go lifted the McKinney North Bulldogs to a 34-31 victory over the Northwest Texans Friday night.

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Game of the week: Alvarado at Decatur

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Four of the last five times Decatur and Alvarado have squared off, the outcome has been decided by seven points or less.

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Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Players of the Week for Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Football Box Scores for Friday, August 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Football Box Scores for Friday, August 31, 2018

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Northwest survives double overtime scare against Little Elm

Published Friday, August 31, 2018.
By Messenger Staff

Northwest survived a late fourth quarter rally to upend Little Elm 41-34 in double overtime Friday. The Texans surrendered a 27-14 lead in the fourth quarter after the Lobos got a 70-yard punt return from Brandon Crossley. Little Elm scored first in overtime on a Jordan Hill 13-yard run, but DeMareus Hosey responded with a […]

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Friday Night Lights: High hopes – Lofty expectations surround Wise County teams

Friday Night Lights: High hopes – Lofty expectations surround Wise County teams

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Reece Waddell

A few weeks ago, I started talking to our special projects manager, Brian Knox, during a slow day in the newsroom. He asked how the Wise County football teams looked this year and how many I expected to make the playoffs.

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Friday Night Lights: Texans put aside past, chase history – Northwest aims for first league title

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans started 2017 looking to build on the school's first trip to the second round of the playoffs.

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Football: Game of the week for Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Messenger Staff

There will be few easy games for the Decatur Eagles this year. Friday night's regular season opener is no exception.

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Football: Decatur projected to make region final – Northwest tabbed to win district

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Friday night lights are almost upon us.

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Football: Offense shines in Northwest spring game

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Antonio Reese caught a 61-yard touchdown pass and rushed for 93 more yards and another score as Northwest's Navy team beat the Red team 31-7 in the Texans' spring game Wednesday.

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Offense shines in Northwest spring game as Navy beats Red 31-7

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Antonio Reese caught a 61-yard touchdown pass and ran for 93 more yards and another score as Northwest’s navy team beat its red team 31-7 in the Texans’ spring game on Wednesday.

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Football: Prescott to retire from Northwest

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

When Gary Prescott arrived as an assistant coach at Northwest in 1987, 85 to 90 football players made up the rosters for the Texans' freshman, junior varsity, varsity and 4A football teams.

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Football: Northwest, Decatur students sign to play football

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Three Northwest players signed letters of intent to play football in college Wednesday.

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2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

In just their second season, the Bridgeport Bulls made a magical run to the state final.

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