Eagle Strong

Eagle Strong

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

This preseason brought injuries to the Eagles. Starting off the beginning of eagle two a days, junior Chris Newberry fractured his kneecap. “All I was thinking was I wasn’t going to be able to play football next season either,” Newberry said. Newberry along with senior Rickey Roberts will... Read more »

Eagle Fight Never Dies

Eagle Fight Never Dies

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
September 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

When offered the opportunity to come to a smaller community, to become the athletic director and head football coach, Mike Fuller packed up his family and moved to the little town of Decatur, Texas. “I was excited for the new opportunity and thrilled to be part of the community, high school, and... Read more »

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before Homecoming

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before Homecoming

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Feature, Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

“It’s going to be a good game. We beat them last year so we are going to be playing hard. “- Freshman Mario Reyes “Be ready to watch us whoop up on Ranchview.”- Senior Aaron Shetter “Despite all of the distractions, we are going to play our best and not worry about the homecoming... Read more »

Turning Pages

Turning Pages

Jackie Trujillo, Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

After 15 years of working at Decatur ISD, athletic director Kyle Story heads to Frisco. Over Christmas break, Frisco’s athletic director David Kuykendall contacted Story to tour the facilities of Independence High School, the seventh and latest addition to the Frisco school district. Kuykendall asked... Read more »

Roll Up The Scores

Roll Up The Scores

Jackie Trujillo, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2014
Filed under Sports Feature, Top Stories

Wednesday, Feb.5, senior Grayson Muehlstein signed with TCU to play football in the fall. He’s worked hard to come this far and after verbally committing last year, he takes the next step in achieving his goal. “I think it’s an awesome opportunity for him,” athletic director Kyle Story said.... Read more »

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before The State Tournament

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before The State Tournament

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

“Going in to the state tournament, we have to keep a good mind set, and go out there and play the best to our ability and leave it all on the court.”- junior, Makayla Mayfield, varsity volleyball player “We appreciate everyone’s support and the louder you are the better... Read more »

Angels In The Outfield

Angels In The Outfield

Jackie Trujillo, Editor-in-Chief
November 20, 2013
Filed under Sports Feature, Top Stories

He’d never met a stranger. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Richard Harvey, athletic field maintenance manager, passed away due to a stroke. “He was always friendly with everybody and willing to help you even if you didn’t know him,” coach Billy Garner said. Harvey, 60, worked at DISD for more... Read more »

Senior prepares for post high school baseball career

Senior prepares for post high school baseball career

Hutch Cheyne, Co-Sports Editor
April 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

With plans to attend Weatherford College on a scholarship in the fall, senior Dewey Dovel shows a great passion for the game of baseball. “I’ve been playing since I was six,” Dovel said. “It started with T- ball, then up to coach pitch, then finally kid pitch” Transferring from a 5A... Read more »

Broken dreams: two teams battle through injury-riddled seasons

Broken dreams: two teams battle through injury-riddled seasons

Hutch Cheyne, Co-Sports Editor
March 8, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

After a strong first round of district competition, the girls’ basketball team was setting their sights set on the playoffs. Then, while attempting a layup, junior Murphy Graham came down in a funny position tearing her ACL, then partially tearing her meniscus. All of a sudden, her playoff dreams turned... Read more »

12 things you should know 12 hours before homecoming

12 things you should know 12 hours before homecoming

Macky Dailey, Co- Sports Editor
October 19, 2012
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

“Bring an umbrella because it might rain like last year.” –junior, Wade Laughlin, varsity football player “We listen to Johnny Cash.” –senior, Trenton Pettigrew, varsity football player “Krum is undefeated.” –Coach Vrba “I usually listen... Read more »