Track: Texan earns silver medal

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

The cold weather couldn't hold down Northwest's Caden McDonald Saturday.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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Track: Strong STATEments – Thorpe lands state spot

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into finals Friday morning at the 3A Region I meet, Lindsey Thorpe found herself in fifth place in the shot put.

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Track: Strong STATEments – Roof earns fourth trip

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time.

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Slidell’s Roof seals fourth state trip

Published Friday, April 28, 2017
By Messenger staff

Slidell’s Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time. Roof won the pole vault at the Class A Region III meet in Whitney Friday, clearing a personal best 9-6.

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Boyd’s Thorpe earns trip to state

Published Friday, April 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into finals Friday morning at the 3A Region I meet, Lindsey Thorpe found herself in fifth place in the shot put. Determined to not fall short again of a state trip, Thorpe unleashed a pair of throws to moved up in the standings. Her final throw of 40-0.25 feet broke her own school record and sealed the trip to Austin with a silver medal finish at Abilene Christian University.

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Track: Roof aims for fourth state bid

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

This weekend, Slidell's Kayson Roof will bid to become a four-time state qualifier.

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Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur's Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he'd set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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Track: Renfro earns fourth trip to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Getting out of the blocks is usually not a strength for Whitney Renfro.

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Track: Thorpe captures area title in shot put

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

On her first throw of the day Thursday, Lindsey Thorpe sealed the 7/8-3A area title in the shot put and a fourth trip to regionals.

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Track: Decatur relays advance to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles brought home a pair of medals in the relays and will send all three to regionals.

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Thorpe wins area crown in shot put

Published Thursday, April 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

On her first throw of the day Thursday, Lindsey Thorpe sealed the 7/8-3A area title in the shot put and a fourth trip to regionals. Thorpe landed a meet-best toss of 37-10.25 in her first trip to the ring.

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Hacker takes area gold in triple jump

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur’s Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he’d set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School. But Hacker wasn’t finished. On his fifth jump, he sailed through the air before landing in the pit with a 44-6 — more than two feet better than second-place Ledajrick Cox of Dallas Carter.

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Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the track, the 800 is a test of speed, endurance and ultimately, sheer will. Two grueling laps come down to a final push for the finish line.

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Track: Lady Eagles run past competition

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Winning all three relays and setting school records in the 4x100 and 4x200, the Decatur Lady Eagles captured the 9-4A title Wednesday.

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Track: Boyd goes the distance to capture 8-3A crown

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Heading into the 1,600, the Boyd Yellowjackets found themselves in a tight race for the 8-3A title.

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Track: Alvord sweeps 100 hurdles

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs swept the medal stand in the 100 hurdles Thursday at the 11-2A meet in Alvord.

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Track: Roof, Meyer win three area gold medals

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Kayson Roof started her bid for a fourth straight state appearance with a victory in the 300 hurdles at the 21/22-A area meet.

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Track: Boyd off to fast start in 8-3A meet

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Yellowjackets' hopes of bringing home the 8-3A title received a big boost to start the meet Monday.

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