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Weighing In on the New Year

Weighing In on the New Year

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Powerlifting season is underway and once again Coaches Scott Warner and Ty Lang lead the teams through each meet. The Eagles sent three people to state last year, and they hope to repeat the success again this year. “Last year we sent three to state, and we think they can return to that stage agai...

Merry Swishmas

Merry Swishmas

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Hoops season begins with district play later this month, and both teams bring high aspirations for the 2019-2020 season. Decatur mens, and women’s teams both began the season strong in late November with two top ten rankings.  “I think that our schedule is tough for sure,” junior Samuel Wr...

Eagles Soaring High

Eagles Soaring High

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Rolling through the season with a 9-0 record, the Eagles refuse to slow down anytime soon. Tonight at Eagle Stadium they put their undefeated record on the line against the 8-1 Gainesville Leopards.  “I’m excited to play because we are having a really good season,” sophomore Karter Houchin said...

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

With fall sports happening in full force at DHS, swim continues to show success in their season. The swimmers compete in another meet today at 6:00  “I’m really excited about district and regionals coming up this season,” sophomore Christian Rodarte said. “Getting to compete alongside my teamm...

Football Update:

Football Update:

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

After a 5-0 start, Eagle football heads to Wichita Falls to play Hirschi tonight for the first district game of the year. Decatur, comes off a bye week, while Hirschi is coming off of three straight wins after a season opening loss. The game begins at 7 pm.  “I think it will be a tough game, but ...

The Boys Begin the Long Haul

The Boys Begin the Long Haul

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Football returned in a big way Sunday,Sept.8, as the new and improved Dallas Cowboys dismantled the New York Giants 35-17, and continued with their win against the Redskins 31-21 on Sept.15.  Dallas came into the season with the highest expectations after a successful and promising 2018 campaign. ...

Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

As cross country season hits and teams prepare for the long season, Decatur aims to continue their success and make it to the State Championship again.  The boys cross country team runs into the new season to defend their state championship, while the Lady Eagles work to overcome their second plac...

New Year, New Team, New Opportunities

New Year, New Team, New Opportunities

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

As the Eagles await their first shot at a win this Friday at Eagle Stadium, Decatur fans look forward to the Friday night lights, spirit and just piling into the stadium before the 7 p.m kickoff.  After two scrimmages, Decatur starts their regular season this week against Kennedale at Eagle St...

Lady Eagles Set to Defend State Crown

Lady Eagles Set to Defend State Crown

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

August 23, 2019

As students embark on a new school year, the volleyball team starts their own journey as they work toward  another Texas 4-A state championship.  The Lady Eagles kicked off their first home tournament on today at 9:00 am against the Huffman Hargrave Falcons, with a win. The tournament feature...

Men’s Basketball Makes it to Playoffs

Men’s Basketball Makes it to Playoffs

February 26, 2019

As the noise from the screaming fans echoes throughout the gym, coaches call out to their players guiding them each step of the way. The timer continues to tick closer and closer to zero, and then the buzzer sounds, indicating another Eagle win. With a new best overall record of 34 wins to 3 losses, the V...

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