Golf: Jones moves on to nationals

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur alum Drew Jones helped the Texas Longhorns win the NCAA Raleigh Regional and advance to the NCAA championships.

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Softball: Boyd, Paradise players earn All-District honors

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Boyd senior Kristin Rasbury and Paradise junior Kendall Candioto made the District 8-3A first-team after successful 2018 campaigns in the circle.

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Track: Northwest grad wins Big 12 title

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

In his first season competing at the Division I level, Northwest alum and Rhome native Duke Kicinski is the Big 12 champion in the discus.

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Golf: Chapman finishes ninth

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur's Dayne Chapman rebounded from a tough front nine Monday at the UIL golf championships at Apple Rock to finish ninth in 4A.

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Crandall stuns Decatur with seventh inning rally, takes Game 2 and series

Published Friday, May 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Crandall mounted a two-out, three-run rally in the final frame to stun Decatur and walk-off with a 6-5 victory at McKinney North. The Pirates won the series 2-0 and advanced to the region semifinals.

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Paradise tabs Koch as new AD, head football coach

Published Friday, May 18, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

The Paradise ISD school board unanimously approved Joe Koch as its next athletic director and head football coach Thursday night. Koch was the Panthers’ offensive coordinator the last two seasons under former head coach and AD Ronnie Gage, who retired last week.

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Crandall escapes with Game 1 win over Decatur

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Crandall scored the winning run on a passed ball, narrowly escaping with a 3-2 victory in eight innings to take a 1-0 series lead in the 4A Region II quarterfinal at Rockwall.

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Lady Eagles outlast Rusk, take Game 1

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018.
By Jay Neal, for the Messenger

Decatur took advantage of its opportunities early and then kept Rusk at bay to post a 2-1 win in Game 1 of the 4A Region II semifinal Thursday at Rockwall. The Lady Eagles used lead-off walks from Jordyn Smith and Brison Hesteande to jump on Rusk ace Preslye Cox in the first inning. Both Smith […]

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Chapman finishes ninth at state

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur’s Dayne Chapman rebounded from a tough front nine Monday at the UIL state tournament at Apple Rock to finish ninth in 4A. The sophomore was 8 over after nine holes but managed to finish the round with a 79. He went on to card a 77 Tuesday for a two-day total of 156. 

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Job was to love: Bridgeport’s Lemoine prepares for retirement

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Racey Burden

For more than 60 years, school has been Rita Lemoine's life.

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Track: Maddux claims bronze

Track: Maddux claims bronze

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Jadon Maddux didn't know where he stood Saturday afternoon after he crossed the finish line in the Class 4A 100 at the UIL track and field championships.

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Track: McDonald medals in discus

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Northwest's Cooper McDonald didn't keep the UIL Class 5A discus title in the family Friday afternoon.

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Track: Mitschke finishes 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Paradise's Maddie Mitschke came in eighth place Friday night in the 300 hurdles at the Class 3A UIL State Meet.

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Track: Isaac finishes 4th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur's Christian Isaac left it all on the track on a steamy Saturday at the UIL track and field championships, finishing fourth in the 4A 800 at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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Track: Hacker takes 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

Decatur's Isaac Hacker ended his high school athletic career Friday with an eighth-place finish in the Class 4A long jump at the UIL track and field championships.

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Track: Thomas places 8th

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Zach Duncan

In her first trip to the UIL track and field championships, Alvord's Christina Thomas came in eighth place in the 2A discus.

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Softball: Lady Eagles rally – Decatur knocks off Bonham, advances to semis

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur Lady Eagles won two elimination games Saturday to keep their season alive and claim the 4A Region II quarterfinal title at Prosper.

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Baseball: Decatur takes Game 1 – Hicks leads charge in win over Princeton

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Decatur and Princeton found themselves locked in a scoreless pitcher's duel for the first three innings Friday night.

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Baseball: Oberle tosses gem – Sophomore propels Decatur to series win

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Messenger Staff

After losing 7-3 in Game 2, the Decatur Eagles stormed back in Game 3 Saturday afternoon to win the 4A Region II area title 7-1 over Princeton.

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Alvord’s Thomas takes eighth in 2A discus

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Zach Duncan

In her first trip to the UIL track and field championships, Alvord’s Christina Thomas came in eighth place in the 2A discus.

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