Hawley routs Chico in bi-district

Colton Marshall wasted no time leaving his mark on the 2A Division I Region I bi-district playoff game Thursday night. The Hawley junior intercepted a pass and scored four first-half touchdowns, leading the Bearcats to a 69-15 rout of the Chico Dragons at Jacksboro ISD Stadium. “We played a team tonight that’s a championship program,” said Chico coach Clay Sanders. […]

Eastland runs away from Jackets, 49-27

A big hit from Dillon Inman forced the fumble recovered by teammate Bartolo Guevara to set up a game-tying touchdown for the Boyd Yellowjackets early in the third quarter Thursday night. It was the only luck the Yellowjackets had in slowing down the Eastland Mavericks’ balanced attack in the second half. Eastland scored on its next four possessions after Boyd […]

Turnover bug dooms Alvord in bi-district loss to Winters

A case of the fumbles started at the worst possible time for the Alvord Bulldogs Thursday night against the Winters Blizzards. The Alvord defense was playing lights out and the offense was clicking midway through the first quarter in a scoreless game at Indian Stadium in Comanche. Alvord quarterback Corbyn Cornell connected with Tanner Richey for a 26-yard gain, setting […]

Update for Friday, November 16, 2018

BOYD ADVANCES TO CHAMPIONSHIP, DECATUR LOOKS TO DO SAME – The Boyd Lady Jackets swept Vanderbilt Industrial Thursday and advanced to the 3A state final. They will play Callisburg in the Class 3A championship match at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. The Decatur Lady Eagles will square off with Melissa in the 4A semifinal at […]

Decatur fans rally to support Lady Eagles in Garland

For Lisa Heiens, the Decatur Lady Eagles’ trip to the state tournament was a special one. Her youngest daughter, Heidi, is a junior on the team, and her other three daughters also came through the program. At every home game this season, Lisa was at the scorer’s table helping with stats. As friends, family and students started lining up outside […]

Lady Eagles knock off Melissa, advance to 4A final

With a chance to sweep Melissa in the Class 4A semifinal and waltz into the championship match, Decatur took a late 23-22 lead in the decisive third set Friday morning. The Lady Eagles had already rallied from down 20-17 and looked poised to quickly send the Lady Cardinals home. Melissa burned its final timeout, and after talking things over, regrouped […]