Alvord takes second at Poolville

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs went 4-1 over the weekend to finish second at the Poolville Tournament. Alvord closed the tournament Saturday with wins over Perrin (25-19, 25-20) and Fort Worth Northside (25-17, 17-25, 15-13).

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Bridgeport wins silver division at Graham

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Bridgeport Sissies brought home the championship in the silver division at Graham Saturday. The Sissies beat Iowa Park 26-24, 25-23 and followed up with a 25-18, 25-18 victory over Vernon.

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Decatur runners finish third in opening meet

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Decatur Eagles finished a point away from opening the season with a victory Saturday. Decatur runners tallied 69 points, coming up a point behind Denton Guyer and McKinney Boyd at the Little D Classic at North Lakes Park in Denton.

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Northwest finishes fifth in bronze bracket

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Northwest Lady Texans finished fifth in the bronze bracket at the Northwest ISD Classic over the weekend. After dropping the first match in bracket play to Frisco Reedy (25-18, 25-15), Northwest bounced back to close the weekend with wins over Mansfield (25-17, 25-23) and Rockwall (25-22, 20-25, 26-24).

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Chico sweeps tournament

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Chico Lady Dragons dominated their own tournament over the weekend. Chico went 7-0 and improved to 12-1 on the year.

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Decatur finishes runner-up at Glen Rose

Published Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Messenger staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles finished runner-up over the weekend at the Glen Rose Tournament. After rolling through pool play and beating Boyd in the semifinal in three games, Decatur challenged second-ranked and tournament host Glen Rose in the final.

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Newcomers shine for Bulls in scrimmage

Published Saturday, August 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

New Bridgeport coach Shannon Wilson finally got the opportunity to see his Bulls line up across the line of scrimmage from an opponent Saturday morning. It was two other newcomers making varsity debuts — sophomore quarterback Jadon Maddux and senior receiver Andrew Horton, the basketball standout that is playing football for the first time since seventh grade — that fueled a strong showing for the Bridgeport offense against Bowie.

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Decatur offense dazzles in scrimmage

Published Friday, August 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

On their first possession of the controlled scrimmage, the Decatur Eagles put their vast offensive arsenal on display. Decatur junior quarterback Wilson Hicks methodically dissected the Liberty Christian defense, connecting with five different receivers, including a 9-yard strike to Beau Bedford to complete the 10-play, 60-yard drive.

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Volleyball roundup: Chico wins 3 at tourney

Published Friday, August 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Chico Lady Dragons earned three wins on the first day of their tournament Thursday. Chico beat Saint Jo (25-20, 25-11), Forestburg (21-25, 25-9, 15-11) and Petrolia (25-23, 25-11) to move to 8-1 on the season.

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Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Football: Ready for action – Teams head into scrimmages

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a week of hitting on each other, Wise County teams will finally get the opportunity to line up against someone new, starting Friday.

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Golf: Driving for country – Rottner to represent USA at University Games

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Finishing up college with a degree in finance, Dylan Rottner is planning a trip halfway across the world to play golf.

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Cross Country: Lewis, Rangel set pace in trial

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Through the first 800 meters Saturday morning, Decatur's Alan Rangle felt he was off pace.

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Volleyball: Setters spur Lady Yellowjackets’ hot hitting

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

Among the season goals drawn up by the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets is to hit .200 at every match.

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Volleyball: Boyd wins Burk tourney

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets successfully defended their Cool in Boomtown title in Burkburnett Saturday.

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Decatur sweeps Fossil Ridge with block party

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Madison Lowery brought an appropriate ending to Tuesday’s home opener for the Decatur Lady Eagles, jumping at the net and landing a block. Lowery and fellow middle blocker Satasha Kostelecky owned the net, combining for 7.5 blocks in the three-game sweep of Keller Fossil Ridge, 25-13, 27-25, 25-18.

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Volleyball roundup: Entire county pick up wins

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Satasha Kostelecky blocked six shots and buried eight kills as the Decatur Lady Eagles swept Keller Fossil Ridge Tuesday in their home opener. Decatur won 25-13, 27-25, 25-18.

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Rottner to play in World University Games

Published Monday, August 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

While finishing up his college degree in finance, Dylan Rottner is planning a trip halfway across the world to play golf. But instead of a relaxing few rounds with some friends or family before joining the workforce, the Decatur native will be teeing the ball up while representing the country. Rottner will play in the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Volleyball roundup: Boyd wins Burk tourney

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The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets successfully defended their Cool in Boomtown title in Burkburnett Saturday. Boyd beat District 8-3A rival Henrietta 25-13, 25-10 in the championship to finish off a 6-0 run through the tournament.

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Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Volleyball: Sissies open with victory – Bridgeport takes down Paradise in three sets

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

After holding on to win a pair of back-and-forth sets, the Bridgeport Sissies seized the chance for a season-opening sweep Tuesday.

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Football: Texans hope for repeat – Northwest hits field after historic season

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans made history in 2016, earning the program's first playoff victory and winning 10 games.

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