Softball: Working extra – Davis’ triple lifts Paradise to win in 13th

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

For her sixth at-bat of the game Thursday in the top of the 13th inning, Brooklynn Davis took a simple approach.

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Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings

Softball: Sissies outlast Venus in nine innings

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Bridgeport Sissies played two extremely close games during district play.

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Football: Texans start spring practice – Poe searches for offensive playmakers

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

The start of spring practice this week was far less hectic than last year for Bill Poe.

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Rodeo: Riding high – Decatur, Wilson finish year on top

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Of the 400 members in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association, the Decatur High School Rodeo team had 11 members qualify for the finals at Will Rogers Coliseum, May 15-17.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Going the distance – Ford makes plans to make track meet, cheering championships

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Richard Greene

As a mother and track coach, Johnna Ford is used to being on the run. This weekend, she'll be flying to get everywhere.

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Softball: Boyd falls in game one

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

With no score in the bottom of the second, a Pilot Point error scored Chandler Hammon.

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Baseball: Paradise crushes Yellowjackets, 18-2

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Thursday's Wise County bout had several implications. Boyd absolutely needed a win to stay in the playoff hunt and likewise, a Paradise win would ensure their postseason future.

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Softball: Alvord takes first game

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Lady Bulldogs won the first game of their three-game Class 2A Region II bi-district series against Perrin Thursday night 8-5.

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Golf: Sissies take 4th at state

Golf: Sissies take 4th at state

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

As the wind howled along Onion Creek Golf Club in Austin Tuesday, Brooke Irion adjusted her game.

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Golf: Championship bid ends in 6th

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Drew Jones' fought his way around Onion Creek Golf Club on a tough, windy and chilly day Tuesday. But his putter fought him.

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Baseball: Decatur building on district championship

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Decatur baseball hasn't won a district championship in several years. Seniors Tanner Shields and Clayton Egle have never experienced that elation until now.

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Track: Raising the stakes – Pruett eyes more hardware entering regionals

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

On the state's biggest stage last year, Slidell's Caitlin Pruett sprinted to the front with 200 meters left in the Class A Division II 800 finals.

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Baseball: Boyd hopes to shake up district

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

A three-way playoff race in 9-3A baseball features both Boyd and Paradise vying with Henrietta for the third and fourth playoff seeds.

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Softball: Alvord coach suspended two games

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Alvord head coach Tony Brazeal was suspended for two games by the UIL after being ejected from an Alvord JV softball game.

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Softball: Lady Panthers take 9-3A championship after Holliday loss

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Travis Lisle

In a wild turn of events, the Paradise Lady Panthers captured the 9-3A championship with an improbable Holliday loss and a win over Nocona Saturday.

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Track: Suchors’ daring move pays off – Texans capture area title

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Richard Greene

Entering the final curve Saturday, Jacob Suchors made a bold move to the front of a tightly packed field of six runners.

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Track: Paradise run to area title

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

After taking the handoff with a slight lead on Bowie's anchor leg, Paradise senior Mikeala Beck found herself in a tight footrace to the finish line Thursday.

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Track: Kyle captures three medals

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

At the area meet last year, Decatur's Jessi Kyle squeezed into the Class 3A Region II meet with fourth-place finishes in the pole vault, 800 and 1,600.

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Golf & Baseball: Successful balance – Elder adds to 2 teams

Golf & Baseball: Successful balance – Elder adds to 2 teams

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Richard Greene

When asked about his past week, Bryce Elder calmly agrees it's been fun but gives little other emotion.

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Softball: Lady Panthers fall short in showdown

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Things could have been much worse for the Lady Panthers heading into the bottom of the seventh.

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