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Basketball Update

Basketball Update

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports News, Top Stories

Varsity Lady Eagles After an impressive victory over Castleberry, the Varsity Lady Eagles once again conquer the court. “I always tell them to focus on defense,” Coach Brandy Mayfield said. This season basketball girls are on a roll, which will hopefully continue into the next district co... Read more »

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 »

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 to music and watch motivational vi... Read more »

Senior varsity football player makes comeback

Senior varsity football player makes comeback

Madeline Peña, Online Editor-in-Chief
October 11, 2012
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

Thirteen months ago, senior Tyler Story watched his varsity football team play from the sidelines. This year, Story made a decision to write a new chapter. “I always had the idea of returning to football,” he said.  “We visited my doctor (Daniel Cooper) and he asked me ‘What do you want to... Read more »

Senior injured, out for season

Senior injured, out for season

Macen Stripling, Staff Writer
October 9, 2012
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

Thirteen yards. Fourteen yards. Fifteen yards. After receiving his first catch of the season, senior Russell Cross runs toward the end zone when suddenly tackled by a player from Trinity Christian. Teammates cheer for the good run, but the mood suddenly changes as Cross holds his knee rolling in pain. “It... Read more »

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