Young Alvord squads find success; Only one team misses postseason

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The youth movement was in full swing at Alvord High School during the 2017-2018 school year.

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Raising the Bar: Eagles continue to grow and improve

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When the dust finally settled on the 2017-2018 school year, the Decatur Eagles had three district championships and seven playoff appearances to their name.

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Spring signing 2018

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Boyd senior Jacey Cate signs with Tarleton State University.

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Track: Northwest grad wins Big 12 title

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

In his first season competing at the Division I level, Northwest alum and Rhome native Duke Kicinski is the Big 12 champion in the discus.

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Track: Maddux claims bronze

Track: Maddux claims bronze

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Jadon Maddux didn't know where he stood Saturday afternoon after he crossed the finish line in the Class 4A 100 at the UIL track and field championships.

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Track: McDonald medals in discus

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Northwest's Cooper McDonald didn't keep the UIL Class 5A discus title in the family Friday afternoon.

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Track: Mitschke finishes 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Paradise's Maddie Mitschke came in eighth place Friday night in the 300 hurdles at the Class 3A UIL State Meet.

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Track: Isaac finishes 4th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur's Christian Isaac left it all on the track on a steamy Saturday at the UIL track and field championships, finishing fourth in the 4A 800 at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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Track: Hacker takes 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur's Isaac Hacker ended his high school athletic career Friday with an eighth-place finish in the Class 4A long jump at the UIL track and field championships.

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Track: Thomas places 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

In her first trip to the UIL track and field championships, Alvord's Christina Thomas came in eighth place in the 2A discus.

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Alvord’s Thomas takes eighth in 2A discus

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Zach Duncan

In her first trip to the UIL track and field championships, Alvord’s Christina Thomas came in eighth place in the 2A discus.

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Decatur’s Isaac finishes fourth in 4A 800

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur’s Christian Isaac left it all on the track on a steamy Saturday at the UIL track and field championships, finishing fourth in the 4A 800 at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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Bridgeport’s Maddux brings home medal

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Jadon Maddux didn’t know where he stood Saturday afternoon after he crossed the finish line in the Class 4A 100 at the UIL track and field championships. Then the Bridgeport sophomore heard his cheering section. The results posted on the Mike A. Myers Stadium scoreboard confirmed it – — Maddux had earned the bronze medal. Maddux’s personal-best time of 10.52 seconds edged out Kilgore’s Jonathan Shepherd by .07 of a second for a trip to the medal stand.

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Track: Harvey finishes seventh

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Northwest sophomore Jazzmine Harvey placed seventh Friday morning at the UIL state track and field meet in the Class 5A high jump.

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Hacker lands in eighth in 4A long jump

Published Friday, May 11, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur’s Isaac Hacker ended his high school athletic career Friday with an eight-place finish in the Class 4A long jump at the UIL track and field championships.

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Mitschke takes eighth in hurdles

Published Friday, May 11, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Paradise’s Maddie Mitschke finished eighth Friday night in the 300 hurdles at the Class 3A UIL track and field championships.

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Northwest’s McDonald captures bronze

Published Friday, May 11, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Northwest’s Cooper McDonald didn’t keep the UIL Class 5A discus title in the family Friday afternoon. But the sophomore had no regrets after leaving Mike A. Myers Stadium with a bronze medal in his first state appearance.

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Track: Mitschke eyes podium in new event

Track: Mitschke eyes podium in new event

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When Maddie Mitschke left Abilene Christian University last weekend, she didn't know if she would get to compete at the UIL track and field championships.

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Track: On the right track

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Cooper McDonald does not have to look far for inspiration on the track.

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Track: Relaxed Harvey aims for new heights

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Relaxation is the name of the game for Northwest sophomore Jazzmine Harvey.

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