Bridgeport ISD considers soccer program

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

As the United States men's soccer team finished off its 2-1 victory in the World Cup Monday evening, the Bridgeport ISD trustees kicked around the idea of starting a high school program in the sport.

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Kicking around the globe; Soccer took Book on amazing journey, to America

Kicking around the globe; Soccer took Book on amazing journey, to America

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Richard Greene

After a youth soccer game in his native Sweden, a spectator told a 19-year-old Jan Book to respond to a newspaper ad looking for talented young players for a professional league team that was starting in Dallas.

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Eagles sign at NEO A&M

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur teammates Harry Boatman and Wade Laughlen will continue their careers together on the pitch after high school.

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Soccer Roundup: Leopards topple Eagles

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles fell out of the tie for fourth place in District 9-4A Friday with a 2-1 loss to Gainesville.

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Soccer Roundup: Eagles topple Hirschi

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles put themselves in the thick of the District 9-4A playoff race Tuesday with a 1-0 victory over Wichita Falls Hirschi.

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Richland tops Texans, 4-1

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Richard Greene

Richland netted four goals Saturday, taking down the Northwest Texans 4-1.

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Lady Texans earn victory

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Lady Texans picked up a victory Friday, knocking off Fossil Ridge 3-1.

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Soccer: Eagles drop 3

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles couldn't come home with a victory in their three games at the Cross-Town Shootout Tournament over the weekend in Boswell.

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Eagles shut out Springtown

Published Saturday, January 25, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles soccer team blanked Springtown Tuesday in a 2-0 victory.

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Lady Texans score 2-1 victory

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Lady Texans soccer team pulled out a 2-1 victory Friday over HSAA.

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Denison rolls past Decatur

Published Saturday, January 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Denison Lady Yellowjackets dealt the Decatur Lady Eagles a 9-1 loss on the pitch Tuesday.

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Newman Smith 1, Northwest 0

Published Saturday, January 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Lady Texans fell 1-0 against Carrollton Newman Smith Tuesday.

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Sports Briefs for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Published Wednesday, January 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

Kelton Dethloff of Paradise set a meet record and brought home the outstanding lifter award at the Graham Meet Saturday.

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Lady Eagles crash against Western Hills

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2013
By Clay Corbett

The Decatur Lady Eagles soccer team is off to a rough start to the season after a 6-0 loss to Western Hills Friday.

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Texans blank Azle, 1-0

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By Jimmy Alford

Northwest's Christian Vazquez slipped the deciding goal past Azle's keeper midway through the second half of Friday night's game.

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UIL eyes 3A class for soccer

Published Saturday, June 23, 2012
By Richard Greene

For the second time in the program's history, the Decatur Eagles soccer team earned a playoff spot out of its Class 4A district this past spring.

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Decatur’s Stokes earns 9-4A coach honor

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2012
By Richard Greene

Decatur coach Nick Stokes guided the Eagles to their best season on the pitch, going 4-4-2 in District 9-4A and advancing to the playoffs for a second time in the program's history.

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Byron Nelson knocks off Eagles

Published Saturday, April 7, 2012
By Richard Greene

Brendan Gillette's shot from 15 yards out five minutes into Wednesday's Class 4A Region I area round match slipped through the hands of Decatur goalkeeper Wade Laughlin.

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Eagles eye start of playoffs

Published Saturday, March 31, 2012
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles charge into the playoffs for the second time in the program's history Tuesday.

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Eagles topple ‘Dogs in finale

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles closed the regular season Friday with a 2-1 victory over the Burkburnett Bulldogs.

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