Schools turn in numbers for realignment

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Speculation on the next round of realignment by the University Interscholastic League kicked off Friday as schools turned in enrollments.

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UIL to study off-season coaching

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

On multiple occasions Boyd coach Brandon Hopkins made the trip to College Station to watch from the end zone as his players competed in the 7-on-7 championships.

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UIL approves split for 5A football

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the next round of realignment by the University Interscholastic League in February 2018, Class 5A will be split into two divisions for football.

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Johnson, Slidell honored at state; One-act play finishes third in Class A

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

Sitting in the audience for the awards following the Class A one-act play competition, Shelby Johnson heard his name called for the best actor award.

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Slidell garners pair of medals

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

After finishing the state final social studies exam at the University Interscholastic League academic meet, Kevin Oney had a familiar feeling.

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White takes second in ready writing

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By David Talley

In taking silver at the state UIL academic meet in ready writing, Boyd's Aliza White put the final digit in a sequence of numbers that opened with the beginning of her sophomore year.

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Bringing home hardware; Caddell wins second title, Blankenship secures silver

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

For the second year in a row, Avery Caddell returned from the UIL state meet in Austin with a gold medal.

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Richey takes sixth at state

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chico's Austin Richey claimed sixth place in computer science at the 2A UIL academic championships last weekend.

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Eye toward Austin; PHS sends students to state academic meet

Eye toward Austin; PHS sends students to state academic meet

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Racey Burden

With three UIL state qualifiers and two alternates, Paradise is taking its largest group yet to Austin this weekend.

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Success story: Boyd sophomore advances to state in ready writing

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By David Talley

Competing as a freshman in UIL ready writing last year, Aliza White didn't make it past the district meet.

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Richey to make second state trip

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By David Talley

Heading into his second year as Chico High School's lone competitor at the state UIL academic meet this weekend, Austin Richey was introspective when discussing his results and prospects.

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Greyhounds qualify for state

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

At least 10 Slidell students will head to Austin next week for the UIL State 1A Academic Meet.

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Alvord, Chico students place in UIL meet

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord and Chico High School UIL academic teams competed in the District 11-2A meet last week at Muenster High School.

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Greyhounds dominate district UIL contest

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell High School's UIL academic team won the District 21-A contest Wednesday with 794 points.

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Eagles, Bulls compete at district

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur and Bridgeport high school UIL academic teams finished third and fifth, respectively, at the District 9-4A meet this week.

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Panthers take second in academic meet

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Paradise High School's UIL academic team placed second at the District 8-3A meet this week at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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UIL restores tournaments

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Athletes in all sports but football will get additional opportunities to compete starting next school year.

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Bands compete this weekend

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Local high school bands will march today (Saturday) in regional UIL contests.

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UIL: Decatur takes 15th in Lone Star Cup

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

For a third straight year, Decatur High School finished among the top schools in 4A in the Lone Star Cup standings.

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UIL: League considers adding shot clock

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Richard Greene

Going from high school to playing basketball at Texas Tech and Midwestern State, Drew Coffman adjusted to playing with a shot clock.

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