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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...

WHAT-A-GAME

WHAT-A-GAME

February 26, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team participated in a tournament for small schools in the area December 27-29 during winter break. The team brought home a winning title, as well as hope for the remainder of the season. The Whataburger Basketball Tournament took place at Chisholm Trail High School in Sagina...

Yards and Yards of Football…

Yards and Yards of Football…

Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

On Dec.6, the Eagles soared through the game against the Whitefaces with an ending score of 38-28. The players, band, Eagle Dolls and cheerleaders welcomed the victory due to four and a half hours spent in buses on the way to Jones Stadium at Texas Tech University. The football team proved not to let...

Another One Bites The Dust

Another One Bites The Dust

Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

On Nov. 30, the Eagles made history by making it to round 4 for the third time in Decatur’s history. Not only that, they also proved to everyone that their first victory against Hirschi happened for a reason. The football players continue to push themselves to new limits and play every game like it’...

Lady Eagles Take State

Lady Eagles Take State

Jada Boner, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Players, coaches and supporters all watched in awe as the ball landed on Needvillle’s inline sending all of the Eagle fans into complete shock. The Lady Eagles won the 4A UIL Volleyball State Championship in Garland on November 17.   After a rollercoaster ride of a season, the Lady Eagles volleyball team...

Adios Andrews, Hello Again Hirschi

Adios Andrews, Hello Again Hirschi

Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 23, Decatur came out victorious against Andrews High School in round two of playoffs at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene. This means the Eagles play Wichita Falls Hirschi on Friday, November 30 for the second time this year. The football team continues to work hard and give it their all in h...

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