Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Track: Hacker flies to area victory

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur's Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he'd set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School.

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Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Track: Triple threat – Thomas heads to regionals in 3 events

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

At track meets throughout the spring, Christina Thomas got a workout just trying to get to all of her events.

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Baseball: Eagles celebrate win on senior night

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing their final home game at Eagle Field, Decatur seniors Trey Penny, Derek Potts, Jaxon Terrell and Tucker DuBois made sure it ended with celebration.

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Baseball: Paradise stays close in 8-3A playoff race

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Will Reeves drove in three runs and Jace Essig added a pair of RBIs for the Paradise Panthers Tuesday in a 13-6 win over City View.

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Softball: City View upends Paradise

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

City View capitalized on five Paradise errors for five unearned runs in a 6-2 victory over the Lady Panthers Tuesday.

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Track: Renfro earns fourth trip to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Getting out of the blocks is usually not a strength for Whitney Renfro.

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Track: Thorpe captures area title in shot put

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

On her first throw of the day Thursday, Lindsey Thorpe sealed the 7/8-3A area title in the shot put and a fourth trip to regionals.

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Track: Decatur relays advance to regionals

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Lady Eagles brought home a pair of medals in the relays and will send all three to regionals.

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Decatur’s Hicks to join Tech as walk-on

Published Friday, April 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur’s Parker Hicks lit up opponents throughout his senior season for the Eagles, averaging 31.3 points per game. Hicks is now taking his talents west to Lubbock. He committed to Texas Tech as a “preferred walk-on” Friday.

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Thorpe wins area crown in shot put

Published Thursday, April 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

On her first throw of the day Thursday, Lindsey Thorpe sealed the 7/8-3A area title in the shot put and a fourth trip to regionals. Thorpe landed a meet-best toss of 37-10.25 in her first trip to the ring.

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Decatur celebrates senior night with win

Published Thursday, April 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing their final home game at Eagle Field, Decatur seniors Trey Penny, Derek Potts, Jaxon Terrell and Tucker DuBois made sure it ended with celebration. The quartet spurred a four-run third inning, starting with Penny’s RBI-single. The half-inning proved decisive as Decatur held on for the 4-2 victory over the Krum Bobcats Wednesday night.

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Hacker takes area gold in triple jump

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

By the time Decatur’s Isaac Hacker made his sandy landing on his first effort in the triple jump, he’d set a mark that no one else would touch at the 9/10-4A area meet Wednesday at Decatur High School. But Hacker wasn’t finished. On his fifth jump, he sailed through the air before landing in the pit with a 44-6 — more than two feet better than second-place Ledajrick Cox of Dallas Carter.

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Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Track: In a blur – Lawson overcomes limited vision to soar on track

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the track, the 800 is a test of speed, endurance and ultimately, sheer will. Two grueling laps come down to a final push for the finish line.

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Baseball: Double duty – Baker leading Bulldogs with bat and arm

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

In big moments for the Alvord Bulldogs this season, Clay Baker has usually been in the middle.

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Softball: Boyd ends skid with extra-innings victory

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

After dropping four straight games, the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets' playoff hopes were beginning to dim.

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Softball: Chico trips up Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Laynee North and Brooke Vidal knocked in runs with doubles in the Chico Lady Dragons' four-run fourth inning that pushed them to a 9-6 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs.

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Baseball: Walk spurs Boyd to victory

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boston McIntire worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth to give the Boyd Yellowjackets a 5-4 win over the Paradise Panthers to keep them in a tie atop District 8-3A.

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Baseball: Baker tosses gem against Dragons

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Clay Baker limited Chico to a run on just two hits over six innings Friday in Alvord's 12-1 victory over the Chico Dragons.

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Spring Signings: Making intentions known

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Wise County athletes sign with colleges

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Soccer: Three Bulls make state tourney team

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador and Miguel Olmos scored goals and Eric Aguilar made an overtime clear to force the 4A soccer title game last week to penalty kicks against Kilgore.

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