Decatur fends off Argyle, stays unbeaten in 8-4A

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Fending off multiple rallies and comeback attempts, Decatur escaped with a 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21 win over rival Argyle to stay unbeaten in District 8-4A.

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Decatur sweeps Krum, starts district with win

Published Monday, September 24, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Behind a dominant defensive effort, Decatur swept Krum 25-13, 25-14, 25-17, knocking off the 2017 District 9-4A champs.

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Messenger Tops on the Court for Saturday, September 22, 2018

Published Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Miller dished out 18 assists Tuesday night, helping Decatur win its final non-district game against Celina.

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No. 1 Boyd sweeps Peaster, stays undefeated in 7-3A

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Behind dominant efforts from Delaney Pellegrini and Jordyn Todd, the Lady Jackets rolled to a 25-14, 25-14, 25-16 sweep of the Lady Greyhounds at home

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Competitive by nature; Seabourn sets tone for program

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Ciandra Seabourn can recall the match with vivid detail.

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Messenger Tops on the Court for Saturday, September 15, 2018

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Kori James buried a team-high 22 kills in Northwest's 3-2 loss to Denton Tuesday night.

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Boyd rallies to sweep Brock

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets stumbled out of the gate Tuesday in their rematch of the Class 3A Region I final against Brock. The Lady Yellowjackets found themselves down 20-14 in the opening set. Then suddenly one shot from Macee Valtr started a turnaround. Boyd went on an 11-4 run to steal game one and faced only one more deficit in the three-game sweep at home, 25-23, 25-21, 25-9.

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Trophy hunting: Seniors determined to bring home first gold ball

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Four years ago, Kinly Walker, Christina Thomas and other new members of the Alvord volleyball program looked around the dilapidated, old middle school gym that served as their practice facility.

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Messenger Tops on the Court for Saturday, September 8, 2018

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Lowery stepped up against No. 5 Wichita Falls Rider when senior Satasha Kostelecky went down with an ankle injury.

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Lady Eagles overcome injuries in win over Wichita Falls Rider

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Down two starters, Decatur hung on to beat Rider 3-1 (25-23, 25-17, 25-27, 25-20) at home Tuesday night, extending its winning streak to 11 games.

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Volleyball: Reunited at last – Oberle’s daughter joins him on bench as assistant

Volleyball: Reunited at last – Oberle’s daughter joins him on bench as assistant

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When longtime Decatur volleyball assistant Brandy Mayfield resigned to take the Alvord head coaching job in June, Clark Oberle immediately knew who he wanted to replace her.

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Volleyball prepares for start of district

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Many Wise County volleyball teams will begin district play next week.

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Messenger Tops on the Court for Saturday, September 1, 2018

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Kostelecky racked up eight kills and blocked nine shots, leading the Lady Eagles to a 3-1 victory over Boswell Tuesday.

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Boyd wins Burkburnett Tournament

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Lady Jackets won the Cool in Boomtown Tournament in Burkburnett for the third year in a row, beating Windthorst 25-20, 25-16 to take home the title.

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Frenemies: Ex-Argyle star transfers to Decatur

Frenemies: Ex-Argyle star transfers to Decatur

Published Saturday, August 11, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Clinging to a slim 20-19 lead in the third set of the 4A Region II quarterfinal last year, Decatur was on the cusp of taking a commanding 2-1 lead over rival Argyle.

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Net Gains: Alvord Lady Bulldogs

Net Gains: Alvord Lady Bulldogs

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

For the first time in almost a decade, Brandy Mayfield was wearing something other than blue and white when volleyball practices began Wednesday morning.

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Net Gains: Boyd Lady Yellowjackets

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets finished one set shy of playing for a state championship last season.

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Net Gains: Bridgeport Sissies

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport is looking to channel strong chemistry into a playoff team heading into the 2018 season.

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Net Gains: Chico Lady Dragons

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Chico Lady Dragons have a new sheriff in town.

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Net Gains: Decatur Lady Eagles

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

With a slew of young talent and several experienced seniors, the Decatur Lady Eagles are confident as the 2018 season gets underway.

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