Lady Bulldogs take third at area

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Christina Thomas won the area title in the discus, leading the Alvord Lady Bulldogs to a third-place finish in the 2A area meet Wednesday at Springtown. Alvord scored 73 points as a team.

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Chico board hears plan about arming employees

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Chico School Board Tuesday heard a presentation about a program that could arm certain school employees as defense against a school shooter.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Oil Belt Men's Golf Association has opened its 2018 season.

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Baseball: Read’s big day fuels Decatur

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Triston Read drove in seven runs as Decatur thumped Gainesville 13-1 in five innings.

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Softball: Lady Eagles rock Gainesville

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur throttled Gainesville 16-0 to stay perfect in District 9-4A.

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Character counts grants $10K scholarships

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Nine Wise County students each received a $10,000 scholarship Thursday night at the Character Counts Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Softball: Lady Eagles stay perfect in 9-4A

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Reagan Chism threw a no-hitter as Decatur dominated Bridgeport 12-0.

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Baseball: Boyd drops pivotal game to Holliday

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

With first place in District 8-3A on the line, Boyd could not hold on to a slim lead, falling to Holliday 3-1.

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Track: Alvord, Chico athletes qualify for area meet

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Alvord Lady Bulldogs captured the District 11-2A championship Wednesday, racking up 161 total points.

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Food truck challenge: Students tackle concept in business class

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

The featured item on the menu of Samantha Hernandez' food truck is pizza fries - French fries topped with piles of mozzarella and marinara sauce.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Monday will be a holiday for Chico ISD students.

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Chico ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Chico ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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Baseball: Bridgeport upsets Sanger

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport exploded for 10 runs in the sixth inning Friday to upset Sanger 10-7 at home.

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Golf: Alvord, Chico golfers earn region spots

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord boys golf team finished second at the District 11-2A tournament last Wednesday.

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Softball: Sissies pummel Gainesville

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport used a 10-run second inning to romp Gainesville 16-2 Tuesday.

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Baseball: Northwest shuts out Boswell

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Brendan Parker threw a complete game one-hitter to lead Northwest past Boswell 1-0 Tuesday.

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Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Life’s curveball: Blanks overcomes parents’ death

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Reece Waddell

"Within less than five months I'd lost my mom and dad. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy." Jerod Blanks

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News Briefs for Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Chamber of Commerce's fourth annual golf tournament is set for 8 a.m. May 19 at Decatur Golf Club.

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Baseball: Texans squeak past Saginaw

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest scored two runs in the sixth inning to edge Saginaw Thursday 7-5.

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School bus crashes

School bus crashes

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
By Brian Knox

A school bus carrying members of the Chico High School golf team crashed near Muenster Wednesday morning, sending three students to the hospital.

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