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The Road to Playoffs Starts Here

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Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Regular season play just ended for the Eagles and Lady Eagles and it seems to the players and fans alike that the journey has just begun. Both teams look to shake things up a bit in the highly anticipated 2020 playoff season.  Lady Eagles already took care of business in their first playoff game...

Men’s Basketball Makes it to Playoffs

Pictured: Coach Drew Coffman advising his varsity basketball team

Photo courtesy of Lindsay Gogniat

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...

Yards and Yards of Football…

Photo courtesy of Ashley Kyle

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

Photo courtesy of Carrie Alano

Pictured: Coach Mike Fuller giving a talk to his team after victory against Hirschi

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

Photo courtesy of Sandy Kostelecky

Featured: Varsity Volleyball Team from 2018-2019 and supporting faculty

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

Photo courtesy of Carrie Alano

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...

Spring Sports are Homeruns

Spring Sports are Homeruns

Maclaine Lowery, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Baseball coach Brian Tickell and softball coach Carly Cloud have their teams prepped and ready for the upcoming season. Tickell is starting his second season as head baseball coach. This year, the baseball program has made some choices. “We’re excited about having three teams this y...

Basketball Update

Basketball Update

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer

February 3, 2015

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...

Flying Through the County

Flying Through the County

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

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...

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer

January 13, 2015

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. Bringing home...

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