Golf: Eagles earn state return – Jones repeats as region champ

Golf: Eagles earn state return – Jones repeats as region champ

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

With the rain pouring down on the 18th green, Decatur's Drew Jones lined up his par putt Tuesday afternoon.

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Track: Taking flight – Decatur’s Anderson bids to defend title in long jump

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Flying down the ramp and hitting the board, Dru Anderson takes off and defies gravity for a brief second. "It feels like you're flying," the Decatur senior explains.

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Basketball: Pope plans to leave bench – Coach to retire with 613 wins

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

After racking up 613 wins over 33 seasons, Kevin Pope is hanging up his whistle.

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Basketball: Patterson makes all-state – Seven players receive region honors

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport senior Devonte Patterson led the Bulls with 19 points per game and grabbed seven rebounds on their way to 8-4A title and the area round of the playoffs.

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Track: Teams set for 8-4A meet

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

After nearly two months of competing in invitational meets, the championship portion of the season will begin Wednesday for Decatur and Bridgeport athletes at the 8-4A meet in Springtown.

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Baseball: Melton, Chico slam Alvord

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Chico's Tyler Melton belted a first-inning grand slam to put the Dragons on top for good Friday in an 8-4 win over Alvord.

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Softball: Lady Yellowjackets stay in first

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets remained in first place in District 9-3A with an 11-4 win over Holliday Friday.

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Track: Alvord, Chico head to district meet

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Alvord and Chico athletes will make their bids for area spots Thursday at the District 10-2A meet in Valley View.

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Basketball: Paradise coach earns honor

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Jodi Pope traded in a calculator in the accounting field for a whistle a few years ago to join her husband Kevin in coaching.

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Soccer: Betancourt garners 3-4A MVP award

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport's Uriel Betancourt peppered the net with 18 goals for the Bulls in leading them to the 3-4A district title in their first season.

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Track: Boyd holds on in relays – Thompson rallies for win in 4×200

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Coming out of the curve in the 4x200, Troy Thompson felt his team's chance for a gold medal slipping away as City View's Caleb McWhorter matched him stride for stride.

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Track: Paradise scores sweep – Freshman spurs win in 4×400

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

After senior Aliyah Read handed her the baton with a slight lead, Paradise freshman Kaycee Martin felt a new motivation as she started her trip around the Jacksboro track - fear.

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Golf: Jones aims for repeat – Eagles prepare for regionals

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Last year at the Class 4A Region I tournament, Drew Jones dominated the Shadow Hills Golf Course and the field, posting a 10-under par 134 over two rounds.

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Tennis: Successful recruit – Hurd brings in teammate from different court to win title

Tennis: Successful recruit – Hurd brings in teammate from different court to win title

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

When Connor Hurd needed a new tennis doubles partner for his senior year, he turned to a teammate from a different court.

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Softball: Boyd grabs share of first

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

With her third double of the day Tuesday, Jordan Salmon swatted in her fourth and fifth runs and sent the Boyd Lady Yellowjackets walking off with a share of first place in District 9-3A.

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Softball: Lady Bulldogs stay unbeaten in district

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Katelyn Schedcik doubled in a pair of runs to give the Alvord Lady Bulldogs a four-run lead Tuesday over Collinsville in the fifth inning.

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Baseball: Dragons win on Weatherly homer

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Cameron Weatherly's three-run homer to left field in the top of the seventh broke a tie and gave the Chico Dragons an 8-5 victory over Olney.

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Track: McCaslands collect gold medals – Paradise twins win three district events

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Paradise senior twins Kyndall and Carressa McCasland shared gold medals, running on the Lady Panthers championship 4x100 and 4x200 relays.

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Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Golf: Jones finishes in style – Senior wins fourth league title

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

After near-perfect approach shots on No. 16 and 17 Tuesday, the greens failed to reward Drew Jones with his first birdie on the back nine.

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Golf: Read snags fourth straight title

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

Starting her second round of the 8-4A tournament on the No. 13 proved to be a good omen for Bridgeport's Lexi Read.

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