Volleyball: Lady Texans drop two matches

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Lady Texans dropped their first two matches of the season Monday.

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Volleyball: Back in the middle – After injury ended Hutchins’ season, she returns with added motivation

Volleyball: Back in the middle – After injury ended Hutchins’ season, she returns with added motivation

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

After earning a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore on the way to celebrating a state title, Dylana Hutchins looked forward to being one of the main pieces in the middle for the Decatur Lady Eagles in their attempt for a repeat.

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Volleyball: Boyd plans for new style

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

Through the first week of practice, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets have shown a complete change in their style of play.

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Volleyball: Sissies sort out roles

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Sissies continued looking for the right combination of players during the Chico scrimmage Friday.

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Volleyball: Opposites in Paradise – Contrasting approaches of seniors works for Lady Panthers

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Travis Lisle

As the two seniors on the Lady Panthers volleyball team, Madi Horne and Amber French have a strong bond.

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Volleyball: Lady Dragons give strong first impression

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

Chico Lady Dragons made a favorable first impression on their coach Patrick Sluga in their first scrimmage Friday against Forestburg.

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Volleyball: Lady Texans grow as team

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

Each day through the first week of practice, Northwest Lady Texans coach Amy Gaston's vision for her starting rotation has changed.

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Volleyball: Decatur works in setters

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Richard Greene

The controls of the Decatur Lady Eagles' attack are now in new hands.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Ready for next wave – Lady Eagles prepare to follow up title runs

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Graduating seven seniors and losing one other major contributor from a state champion team might lower expectations but not for Decatur coach Claire Gay.

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Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Volleyball: Old face with new surroundings – Decatur libero returns with mostly new lineup

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Arriving for the first day of team camp Tuesday, Maclaine Lowery found herself surrounded by fresh faces.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Boyd looks to take next step to playoffs

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Last season, the Boyd Lady 'Jackets came as close to the playoffs as possible without actually making it to the postseason, recording an 8-6 district record.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Sissies regroup with veterans returning

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Sissies struggled through 2014, playing several young players and fighting through injuries.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Lady Panthers hope for quick rebuild

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Paradise's season ended last year in a sweep by Callisburg in the Class 3A Region II bi-district game.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: Gaston, Lady Texans begin second year

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

In her first season with the Northwest Lady Texans, Amy Gaston spent the year laying groundwork for her expectations and goals for the program.

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2015 Volleyball Preview: New coach guides Lady Dragons

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Lady Dragons made the playoffs for the first time in three seasons last year before a bi-district loss to Collinsville.

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Volleyball: Leonard heads to all-star game

Published Saturday, July 11, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star match will be unchartered territory for Decatur's Stormi Leonard.

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Volleyball: Chico nets playoff spot

Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons will be in the Class 2A volleyball playoffs this season.

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Team of the Year: Twice as Nice – Lady Eagles fly back to state volleyball title

Team of the Year: Twice as Nice – Lady Eagles fly back to state volleyball title

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

Winning a state title in 2013, the Decatur Lady Eagles etched their spot in history.

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Coach of the Year: Setting the standard – Gay guides Lady Eagles to second straight title

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

In the third set of the 4A state final, Claire Gay watched from the side of the court as her Decatur Lady Eagles fell perilously close to falling down 2-1 to Argyle.

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Female Athlete of the Year: Equal to the task – Mayfield reaches own high bar to repeat as top athlete

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Richard Greene

As a junior, Makayla Mayfield guided the Decatur Lady Eagles to a volleyball state title along with earning the Class 3A Player of the Year honor.

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