Top honors: Boyd’s Crafton named Coach of the Year

Top honors: Boyd’s Crafton named Coach of the Year

Published Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

When Boyd coach Dusty Crafton arrived in 2013, the Lady Jackets were still searching for their first district victory.

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Todd, Valtr named Co-MVP; 5 Lady Jackets earn district awards

Published Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Boyd seniors Jordyn Todd and Macee Valtr were named District 7-3A Co-MVPs after leading the Lady Jackets to their fourth straight league title.

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Lady Bulldogs earn all-district honors

Published Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Three Alvord Lady Bulldogs earned second-team District 11-2A honors.

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Lady Dragons named to first-team

Published Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Chico seniors Michaela Martin and Reagan Hardee and sophomore Cassie Byers earned first-team honors in District 10-2A.

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Boyd’s Crafton named TGCA Coach of the Year

Boyd’s Crafton named TGCA Coach of the Year

Published Thursday, November 29, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Boyd coach Dusty Crafton was named Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 1A-4A Coach of the Year, leading the Lady Jackets to their second straight trip to the state tournament.

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Lady Eagles, Sissies earn all-district honors

Lady Eagles, Sissies earn all-district honors

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Decatur senior Satasha Kostelecky was named District 8-4A MVP, leading the Lady Eagles to their third state championship.

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Waddell column: Oberle brings team together to capture state title

Published Monday, November 26, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

A team-first approach is what got Decatur to the state tournament. It was that same mantra that helped it dethrone defending champion Needville in the Class 4A final. In seemingly every playoff game, it was a new face that rose to the occasion. And behind it all, on the bench, was seasoned coach Clark Oberle.

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Gantt overcomes tragedy to win state MVP

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Two days after turning 16 on Oct. 22, Decatur sophomore Makenna Gantt was struck with tragedy.

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Lady Eagles dethrone Needville, win third state title

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off defending champion Needville Saturday afternoon, winning its third state title in school history.

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Volleyball capital: Boyd fans cheer Lady Jackets into final

Volleyball capital: Boyd fans cheer Lady Jackets into final

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

It didn't take long for Boyd fans to start forming a line outside the Curtis Culwell Center Thursday morning.

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Volleyball capital: Blue faithful cheer LEVB to final

Volleyball capital: Blue faithful cheer LEVB to final

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For Lisa Heiens, the Decatur Lady Eagles' trip to the state tournament was a special one.

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Three Decatur athletes sign letters

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Three Decatur seniors confirmed their college plans Wednesday morning.

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Callisburg rallies past Boyd in 3A title match

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

Behind the seemingly unstoppable Allen, who delivered 26 kills, Callisburg took the final three sets to capture the 3A state title at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, 20-25, 30-28, 25-23, 25-19, against Boyd.

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Todd inks with Western Colorado

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Boyd senior Jordyn Todd signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Western Colorado Wednesday morning.

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Green, gold fans cheer as Boyd takes silver medal

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd fans cheered and tried to will their Lady Yellowjackets to a state title. Callisburg edged Boyd in four sets to win the 3A title.

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Lady Eagles knock off Melissa, advance to 4A final

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Decatur knocked off Melissa 25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 25-19 Friday in the 4A semifinal and advanced to the championship match Saturday afternoon.

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Decatur fans rally to support Lady Eagles in Garland

Published Friday, November 16, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Like they have done all year, Decatur fans turned out in droves Friday to support the Lady Eagles in the Class 4A semifinal.

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Boyd avenges 2017 semifinal loss, advances to 3A final

Published Thursday, November 15, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

The Boyd Lady Jackets swept Vanderbilt Industrial on Thursday, advancing to the Class 3A finals for the first time.

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Boyd fans flock to Garland for state tournament

Published Thursday, November 15, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

For the second straight year, family and friends flocked to Garland to cheer on the Lady Jackets in the 3A semifinal. 

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Schools cancel class for state tournament

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

An outbreak of volleyball fever is causing a high school and one entire school district to cancel classes later this week.

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