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Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Reece Waddell

2018 All-Wise County Basketball

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Basketball: Lady Hounds earn All-District honors – Meyer takes offensive MVP

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Slidell's Bailey Meyer earned District 21-A Offensive MVP as the Lady Hounds advanced to the Class A Region III semifinal.

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Basketball: Falling short – Universal holds off Slidell’s comeback bid

Basketball: Falling short – Universal holds off Slidell’s comeback bid

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

Falling behind 49-41 inside the final two minutes, the Slidell Greyhounds' season appeared to be slipping away.

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Basketball: Slidell’s run ends – Lady Hounds eliminated in regional semifinal

Basketball: Slidell’s run ends – Lady Hounds eliminated in regional semifinal

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Slidell Lady Hounds were one win away from a rematch with Dodd City in the Class A Region III regional final.

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Slidell comeback bid falls short in region quarters

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

Falling behind 49-41 inside the final two minutes, the Slidell Greyhounds’ season appeared to be slipping away. Then starting with a transition layup by Hunter Horner, the Greyhounds fought all the way back to take the lead with a pair of free throws from Slayton Pruett with 23 ticks left. Irving Universal Academy’s big man Jamal Gaines finally stomped out the Greyhounds’ comeback bid with his game-winning layup and-one in a 52-50 victory over Slidell in the Class A Region III quarterfinal at Boyd High School.

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Basketball: Lady Hounds survive Saltillo – Slidell moves on to regional tournament

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Rich Hilliard

Junior Cate Zuniga cited the time spent off the court Tuesday at Trenton High School for Slidell's regional quarterfinal win on it.

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Basketball: Slidell cruises past Roxton – Greyhounds earn trip back to region quarterfinals

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Slidell Greyhounds felt like their 2017 season ended prematurely with a loss to Saltillo in the regional quarterfinal.

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Slidell cruises past Roxton, advances to regional quarterfinal

Published Thursday, February 22, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Behind a dominant defensive performance, the Greyhounds cruised to a 61-21 victory over Roxton Thursday night at Bells in the Class A Region III area playoff. Slidell will meet Irving Universal Academy in the next round.

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Basketball: Lady Hounds race to area title – Slidell advances to region quarterfinal

Basketball: Lady Hounds race to area title – Slidell advances to region quarterfinal

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Reece Waddell

It has been 50 years since the Slidell Lady Hounds made it to the state basketball tournament. Last Friday against Fannindel, Slidell took its first step to get to San Antonio.

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Lady Hounds survive Saltillo, advance to regional tournament

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
By Rich Hilliard

Cate Zuniga scored 12 of her game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter, as Slidell won its Class 1A Region III quarterfinal rematch with Saltillo, 49-40.

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Basketball: Alvord finishes third in 11-2A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs finished third in 11-2A and will meet Lindsay in the playoffs for a second straight year.

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Basketball: Northwest clinches district title

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans throttled Azle 71-32 to claim their second consecutive District 6-5A title.

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Basketball: Lady Eagles end year with win

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles snapped a four-game losing skid with a 47-40 victory over Gainesville to end the year on a high note.

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Basketball: Holliday trips Paradise

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Despite getting a 15-point, 15-rebound performance from Maddie Mitschke, the Paradise Lady Panthers were unable to hold off Holliday Friday in a 31-30 loss.

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Basketball: Sanger holds off Decatur

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles only trailed the Sanger Lady Indians by two at halftime. Up against the lone undefeated team in District 9-4A, Decatur had an upset on its mind when the third quarter began.

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Basketball: Gainesville dispatches Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Gainesville Leopards topped Bridgeport 41-39 behind a game-high 19 points from Josh Kemp.

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Basketball: Texans rally to stay unbeaten in 6-5A

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson scored a game-high 29 points and the Northwest Texans kept their District 6-5A record unblemished, beating Saginaw 66-60.

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Basketball: Krum takes down Decatur with second-half surge

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Rhett Robinson poured in a game-high 29 points and the Lady Bobcats fended off the Lady Eagles 45-41.

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Basketball: Northwest stays unbeaten in district

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans remained undefeated in District 6-5A play, knocking off Brewer 59-49 Friday.

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Basketball: Northwest thumps Eaton

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson exploded for 29 points as the Northwest Texans pounded Eaton 95-48. Northwest held a 32-point lead at halftime, dominating the Eagles from start to finish.

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