Cross Country Preview 2015: Slidell squads retool for new year

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Losing state qualifiers to graduation has put Slidell's boys and girls teams in a rebuilding period, but that doesn't mean they don't want to win.

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Bone marrow donor drive this weekend

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

There is a bone marrow donor drive 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 19, at Slidell Baptist Church in honor of Angel Reza, the 5-month-old son of Mario and Jessica Reza of Decatur.

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Denny Deady Sportsman of the Year: No single focus – Team success kept Slidell’s Pruett moving

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Caitlin Pruett has been running long-distance races for much of her athletic career. It means a lot to her, but not as much as her team.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 13, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Eagle Maker Summer Strength and Conditioning program, for seventh- through 12-grade boy and girl Decatur High School athletes, started June 8 and continues each week through July 30 with one week off June 29 through July 3.

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Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Greyhounds race to academic title

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

A long day for Caitlin Pruett, Morgan Barnes and the rest of their Slidell teammates ended in the wee hours Friday morning with a surprise - a state title.

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Greyhounds find sweeping success

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Sarah Beaver didn't get to the end of the test in computer applications Tuesday.

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Upcoming Summer Sports Camps

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Basketball: Lady Greyhounds find new coach

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Richard Greene

After 27 years of coaching boys basketball, Lance Shelton is taking his first job leading a girls team.

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Track: Silver-filled night caps super year for Slidell

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Richard Greene

Reaching her hand across the finish line Friday night, Kayson Roof grabbed a silver medal in the 300 hurdles and closed out the year for Slidell athletics.

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Track: Near perfect finish – Slidell’s Pruett earns silver in 800

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Richard Greene

Caitlin Pruett orchestrated her race plan perfectly Friday night. Running a comfortable opening lap, the Slidell senior hung with the leaders and with 150 meters to go, she rushed to the front.

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Track: Roof grabs second in 300 hurdles

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Richard Greene

After clearing the final hurdle and making the final sprint to the finish line, Kayson Roof tried everything to get in front of Cross Plains' McKenzie Halsel.

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Track: Raising the Bar – Roof takes 6th in pole vault

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Richard Greene

On her final attempt at 9 feet Friday afternoon, Kayson Roof lifted her legs and torso over the bar but as she fell toward the mat, she clipped it.

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Wade Edward Rogers

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Shelly Sawyer and Seth Rogers of Slidell announce the birth of a son, Wade Edward Rogers

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Slidell earns spot on state stage

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Richard Greene

The many long hours of rehearsing for the Slidell cast are far from tedious. Instead, they are an award.

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Track: Roof, Pruett win titles

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Slidell's Kayson Roof and Caitlin Pruett will be travel companions headed to Austin for a second straight year.

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Making history: Slidell wins region sweepstakes trophy

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Morgan Barnes explains this year's seniors made a prophesy of sorts with their class T-shirts.

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Little Greyhounds take up running early

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Slidell Elementary School student Alex Crawford picked herself up off the track. Her fall left her with bloodied elbows and knees and a huge scrape on the side of her face, but she refused to quit running.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Track: Raising the stakes – Pruett eyes more hardware entering regionals

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

On the state's biggest stage last year, Slidell's Caitlin Pruett sprinted to the front with 200 meters left in the Class A Division II 800 finals.

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