Vanover’s heroics lifts Slidell into region tournament

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

Easton Vanover sunk all three free throws with less than a second remaining Tuesday night, as Slidell escaped with a 44-42 win over Saltillo in the Class A Region III quarterfinal at Bells High School.

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Slidell tops Ector

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Slayton Pruett led all scorers with 18 points as the Slidell Greyhounds downed Ector 67-47 in the Class A Region III area round Saturday night.

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Slidell falls to Dodd City in region final

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019.
By Austin Jackson

The Slidell Lady Hounds fell to Dodd City 37-27 in the Class A Region III final in Mansfield, but they did not go down without a fight. Down 15 points at the start of the fourth quarter, Slidell’s Bailey Meyer shook loose from the Lady Hornets’ swarming defense and started a furious comeback for the […]

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Blast from the past: Yearbook to feature family ties

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Richard Greene

Slidell's yearbook staff is turning a page to the past and highlighting the generations of families that have been a part of the district's history in this year's book.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Saturday, February 23, 2019

Published Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Saturday, February 23, 2019

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Lady Hounds race past Saltillo, advance to region tournament for third straight year

Lady Hounds race past Saltillo, advance to region tournament for third straight year

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
By Reece Waddell

The Slidell Lady Hounds used a big first half to cruise past Saltillo 51-30 in the Class A Region III quarterfinal Tuesday night at Princeton Junior High. 

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Slidell rolls to area title

Published Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Rich Hilliard

Senior Cate Zuniga scored a game-high 24 points and the Slidell defensive effort kept Ector under wraps in a 58-25 win at S&S Consolidated High School in a Class 1A Region III area-round game.

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Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Playoffs await: Wise teams head to postseason

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The boys basketball regular season ended Tuesday night, and several Wise County schools are still battling for playoff positioning, while some have already clinched a postseason berth.

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3-Peat: Hounds capture third straight title

3-Peat: Hounds capture third straight title

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Jan. 20, 2017. That was the last time the Slidell Greyhounds suffered a loss in district play, when Forestburg beat them 49-39.

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Weekend planner for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce banquet promises to be a showstopper with Pete's Piano Bar Saturday.

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Lady Panthers win on senior night

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Kaycee Martin led Paradise with 18 points, as the Lady Panthers beat Breckenridge 51-47 on senior night.

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Decatur blasts Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur used a 43-0 run and forced more than 20 turnovers Friday night, routing rival Bridgeport 70-14.

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Playoff picture takes shape: Four Wise County schools prep for postseason

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Reece Waddell

The regular season for girls basketball comes to an end Tuesday and the playoff picture is beginning to take shape.

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Decatur wins 7th straight

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Ethan Southard, Wilson Hicks and Carson Tibbels each finished in double figures Friday night, as the Decatur Eagles rolled Krum 67-41 for their seventh straight win.

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Bullard, Lady Jackets fall short

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Paytin Bullard's game-high 25 points were not enough for Boyd Friday night, as the Lady Jackets fell to Breckenridge 43-41.

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Lee Edward Muncy

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Lee Edward Muncy, 74, of Slidell, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.

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Sissies pull away from Krum

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport downed Krum Friday night 45-32.

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Bulls drop district opener

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Isaiah Smith's team-high 18 points were not enough as Bridgeport fell to Krum 62-48 in its District 8-4A opener.

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Decatur takes down Midlothian Heritage

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Ethan Southard scored a team-high 15 points as Decatur got back in the win column with a 46-38 victory over Midlothian Heritage.

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Lowery drops 35 in 8-4A opener

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Grace Lowery scored a game-high 35 points as the Lady Eagles routed Springtown 76-29 Friday night in the District 8-4A opener.

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