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... Read more »

Flying Through the County

Flying Through the County

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports News

Align. Throw. Score!! Disc golf, an “in the shadows” sport, is finally making its debut at DHS and becoming more popular in communities and schools. It is just what the name suggests; you play golf with a flying plastic disc, similar to a Frisbee. The object is to throw this disc into a basket while... Read more »

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 13, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Bringing the heat, P.A.I.N.S, and Eagle Fight Never Dies are mottos that took these Eagle athletes to great lengths. The volleyball, cross-country, and football teams all advanced past the district point this year. Volleyball The volleyball team definitely brought the heat this season.... Read more »

Fishing For More

Fishing For More

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

What started out as just a poll became the real deal this school year. The fishing team was more of a suggestion, but junior Ricky Dunkin helped make it a reality. “I couldn’t play football this year,” Dunkin said. “I got injured freshman year and got re-evaluated and they told me that... Read more »

Fall Sports Update

Fall Sports Update

Racha'el Ussery, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Volleyball District champs, Bi-District champs, Area champs, and Regional-Quarter Final champs; the volleyball girls are once again paving their way to State. The Lady Eagles won in the Regional-Quarter finals against Stephenville on Tuesday, advancing them to the Regional Semi-Finals. “It’s... Read more »

All In

All In

Racha'el Ussery, Staff Writer
September 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

After being defeated the first game of the season 49-21, the football team kept their heads held high and the Eagles moved on to play at the Battle of Big Sandy. The first game took place in Springtown, and unfortunately the odds were not in our favor. “I felt like in the first half we left 21... Read more »

Recap: Track

Recap: Track

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

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 »