Basketball: Red-hot Eagles shoot down Kaufman – Decatur returns to region quarterfinal

Basketball: Red-hot Eagles shoot down Kaufman – Decatur returns to region quarterfinal

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Kaufman started the game hoping to slow the Decatur Eagles and set a deliberate pace. The strategy worked - for almost four minutes.

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Basketball: Dodd City holds off Slidell – Lady Hounds’ run ends in region final

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a slow start, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds shot their way out of an early hole and back into the game Saturday afternoon.

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Wrestling: Kumlien wins title

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Northwest's Michael Kumlien defeated Frisco Liberty's Jonathan Green Saturday to win the 5A state title in the 132-pound division at the University Interscholastic League's wrestling championship.

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Powerlifting: Five lifters earn state bids

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Five Wise County lifters earned spots in the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association's state meet last weekend.

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Soccer: Bridgeport takes over first in 3-4A

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the first meeting at Decatur, Efrain DeLuna booted home a loose ball in the final seconds to net the Bridgeport Bulls a pivotal tie against their rival.

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Track: Eagles take relays

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Led by their victory in the 4x200 relay, the Decatur Eagles won the title at the Eagle Relays last Thursday.

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Basketball: Northwest aims for first regional bid since 1994

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans are back in the region quarterfinal for a second straight season.

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Saltillo edges Slidell, 58-56

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Saltillo used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to grab the lead and force the Slidell Greyhounds to play catch-up the rest of the way. The Greyhounds stayed within reach until the final shot as Saltillo escaped with 58-56 victory in the Class A Region III quarterfinal at Blue Ridge High School.

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Defending champs Lincoln outlasts Decatur in OT, 61-55

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles dug out of a 12-1 hole to start the game and used a one-handed jumper from Wilson Hicks and a defensive stop in the closing seconds to force overtime Tuesday night. In the extra period, Lincoln’s Tacorian Jones’ quick hands provided the difference. The guard made a pair of steals. The second he converted into a layup and-one that put the defending 4A champions up six and on the way to the 61-55 victory in the Region II quarterfinal at Richland High School.

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Northwest aims for first regional bid since 1994

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans are back in the region quarterfinal for a second straight season. The Texans (29-4) used a big fourth quarter to put away Grapevine Friday 71-43 in the Class 5A Region I area game. The Texans will take on Birdville Tuesday for the program’s first regional tournament appearance since 1994 at 8 p.m. […]

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Dodd City holds off Slidell in region final

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a slow start, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds shot their way out of an early hole and back into the game Saturday afternoon. But second-ranked Dodd City’s size inside with the 6-1 Olivia and 6-foot Fallon Hilliard proved too much to overcome. The Hilliards combined for 26 points and 10 rebounds in leading Dodd City to the 53-38 victory over Slidell in the Class A Region III final at Mansfield High School.

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Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title

Wrestling: Carrying on family tradition – Ausman looks to follow in sister’s footsteps, win title

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Schon Ausman initially wanted to steer clear of getting on the wrestling mat where his older sister Jessie was an emerging star, looking to blaze his own trail in powerlifting.

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Basketball: Hicks, Eagles hang on – Senior knocks down free throws to force OT in win

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles' 15-point, second-half lead evaporated into a two-point deficit in the final 20 seconds Tuesday after Dallas Pinkston's Antwonne Wright splashed in a corner 3-pointer.

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Basketball: Carter holds off Bulls’ charge

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing the eighth-ranked team in 4A, Dallas Carter, the Bridgeport Bulls dug a 22-point hole going into the fourth quarter Tuesday.

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Basketball: Texans storm back to beat Sherman

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The upset-minded Sherman Bearcats, the fourth seed out of 5-5A, got off to a roaring start Tuesday night in the 5A Region I bi-district game against the Northwest Texans.

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Baseball: Bedford tosses no-hitter

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles started the North Texas Tournament of Champions with three victories on Thursday.

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Softball: Paradise scores 38 runs in two wins

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Paradise Lady Panthers piled up 38 runs in two games Thursday at the Glen Rose Tournament.

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Soccer: Decatur takes over first in 3-4A

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles moved to the top of the District 3-4A standings Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Wichita Falls Hirschi.

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Cheerleading: Cheerleaders earn honors

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Four Wise County cheerleaders were named to the Academic All-State team this month.

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Basketball: Slidell makes regional return

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Rich Hilliard

A one-sided loss to Saltillo in 2014 put a quick stop to the Slidell Lady Greyhounds' return to the playoffs after a year absence.

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