Recap: Track

Recap: Track

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
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Both boys and girls placed second overall as a team the district 9-3A Championships. Those who placed in events will advance on to the Area track meet, which will be held in Argyle Thursday April 17. The girls team will send 15 to Area which includes: Bailey Berry, Darci Billmire, Haley Dennard, Lily... Read more »

Recap: Golf

Recap: Golf

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
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Yesterday April 14 and today April 15 the golf team competed at regionals at the Tanglewood Golf Course in Pottsboro. “I’m nervous but excited because it’s regionals and there are going to be tougher and more advanced people that I’m going to be competing against,” junior Kaylee Higdon said. Higdon,... Read more »

Recap: Basketball

Recap: Basketball

Maddi Colson, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014
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You can hear the loud cheering of the crowd, the sound of the basketball bouncing on the court, when suddenly, she shoots, she scores! Junior Makayla Mayfield lands a three at the buzzer, winning the game against Princeton for the varsity girls! The varsity girls won district, bi-district and were... Read more »

Shifting Lines

Shifting Lines

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 21, 2014
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UIL released next year’s realignment for football and basketball. Football has been moved to district 4-4A Division I. The district includes Burkburnett, Gainesville, Graham, Mineral Wells and Wichita Falls Hirschi. “It will be tough competition every Friday night,” head football coach Kyle... Read more »

Recap: Swim

Recap: Swim

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014
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After placing in regionals at Mansfield, Katey Rowden, junior, competes at the state meet in Austin this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22. Rowden won second in the Women’s 50 Free and Women’s 100 Fly. The team of Guirnalda Lopez, senior; Emily Howdeshell and Rowden, juniors; and Allie Blevins,... Read more »

Recap: Soccer

Recap: Soccer

Alondra Gomez, Staff Writer
February 4, 2014
Filed under Sports News

Tuesday, Jan. 21, the girls’ soccer team played against Springtown, losing 0 to 5. They competed in the Boswell Tournament on Thursday, Jan. 23, against Lindale. The game ended with, score of 0 to 9. Thursday, Jan 23, Western Hills claimed victory with a score of 7 to 0. Also on Saturday Jan. 25, they... Read more »

Varsity Volleyball Wins State Championship

Varsity Volleyball Wins State Championship

Jackie Trujillo, Editor-in-Chief
November 26, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports News

On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team won the state championship title against Bellville at The Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. “I am so very proud of the hard work day in and day out that the girls have put in this past year,” head coach Claire Benedict said. “It’s... Read more »

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before The Last District Game

12 Things You Should Know 12 Hours Before The Last District Game

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 8, 2013
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“The seniors appreciate all of the support that the school has given the football team and we hope we’ve played well enough to please our fellow students.”- senior, Mason Del Castillo, varsity football player “We are going to do anything and everything possible for us to... Read more »

Softball prepares for upcoming season

Softball prepares for upcoming season

Macky Dailey, Co- Sports Editor
January 29, 2013
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The cool crisp air, the smell of fresh cut grass, and dew on the ground; it’s softball season and the girls are ready to play ball. Last season the softball team had to start from scratch when six seniors and a coach left the team the previous year. In addition, the team had to adjust to two new... Read more »

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

Hutch Cheyne, Co- Sports Editor
December 13, 2012
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Basketball Although boys’ basketball coach Drew Coffman may be new to Decatur, his expectations are no different than that of a seasoned veteran. “I’m really excited to be here,” Coffman said. “You kind of find your groove pretty fast and you’re still... Read more »