Volleyball: Kostelecky shares defensive honor – Gantt earns 9-4A newcomer

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Five members of the Decatur volleyball team were selected to the 9-4A team with two others snagging honorable mention.

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Volleyball: Byers takes Offensive MVP

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Jessica Byers buried 486 kills during the Chico Lady Dragons' run to the playoffs.

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Cross Country: Runners earn spot on all-state team

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Six Wise County cross country runners were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state team.

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Basketball: Aubrey outlasts Bulls in opener

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport's Zane Morrow hit a pair of free throws with two seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 47 and force overtime against the unbeaten Aubrey Chaparrals Tuesday.

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Basketball: Eagles drop back-to-back games to Ryan, Richland

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles suffered back-to-back setbacks Monday and Tuesday to Denton Ryan and Richland to fall to 1-2 on the season.

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Basketball: Lady Panthers pick up two wins before holiday

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise Lady Panthers picked up a pair of wins over Graham and Springtown, heading into the Thanksgiving break.

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Decatur to meet 4-4AI rival Hirschi in regional round

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger staff

With their dramatic victory over Andrews in the Class 4A Division I area tilt Friday, the Decatur Eagles will make their first trip to the third round since 2013. Awaiting them in the next round is a rematch with District 4-4A Division I rival Wichita Falls Hirschi. The Huskies took down Lubbock Estacado 41-17 Friday. Decatur and Hirschi will play in the regional round at 7 p.m. Friday at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex in Denton.

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Eagles earn trip into third round, beating Andrews

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Dane Fitzgerald had not played a snap for the Decatur Eagles since breaking his sternum on Sept. 8. It took more than two months of rehab, but Fitzgerald made his anxiously awaited return on the biggest stage Friday night. With the lights shining the brightest — perhaps with a tint of blue — Fitzgerald came up clutch, hauling in the game-winning touchdown pass to send Decatur past Andrews 55-48 and into the 4A Division I regional round.

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Aubrey clips Bulls in OT in season opener

Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

Bridgeport’s Zane Morrow hit a pair of free throws with two seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 47 and force overtime against the unbeaten Aubrey Chaparrals Tuesday. In the extra period, Bridgeport managed only one field goal as Aubrey (3-0) outscored the Bulls 14-5 in a 61-52 victory at Bridgeport High School.

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Football: Offensive move – Uselton finds home at receiver

Football: Offensive move – Uselton finds home at receiver

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Alec Uselton wasn't always one of Decatur's top receivers. In fact, Uselton didn't always play offense.

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Football: Decatur tries to clear area hurdle

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Reese Waddell

After exacting revenge on Abilene Wylie and winning the 4A Division I bi-district championship, the Decatur Eagles will advance to the area round and take on Andrews Friday.

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Football: Center of attention – Boyd’s Jordan hits the field as freshman for Texas State

Football: Center of attention – Boyd’s Jordan hits the field as freshman for Texas State

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

In his final game for Boyd last fall, Reece Jordan lined up against an opposing defensive lineman weighing around 200 pounds.

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Basketball: Sissies stay unbeaten

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

After opening the game on a 14-5 run, the Bridgeport Sissies cruised to a 59-23 win over the Pilot Point Lady Cats Saturday.

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Volleyball: Todd earns spot on all-state tourney squad

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

During last Thursday's epic five-set 3A state semifinal against Goliad, Boyd's Jordyn Todd buried 18 kills on 60 attacks, hitting .250.

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Cross Country: Lewis finishes 25th at Nike South

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Hanul Lewis returned to the course Saturday for the first time since the District 9-4A cross country championships to run in the Nike South Regional championships in The Woodlands.

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Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Legends of the Week for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Fifth graders win championship

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Eagles fifth grade football team recently completed an unexpected run to a title.

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Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district

Football: Long-awaited redemption – Eagles rally to beat Wylie, win bi-district

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Reece Waddell

It had been a long time coming for the Decatur Eagles. Thirteen years, to be exact.

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Football: Creative Bulls fall short against Godley

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing against their former quarterback, the Bridgeport Bulls put together a creative game plan Friday night to utilize the talents of their current signal caller.

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Football: Alvord falls

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs' season came to an end Friday with Class 2A Division I bi-district loss to the Celeste Blue Devils, 48-20.

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