The Journal Online

Fall Tennis In Full Swing

Tennis Alex Alcaraz

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, today's matches against Krum are postponed and the Eagles will face the Bobcats on Thursday.   After their season kick off against Bowie at home on Sept. 15 ended with a win, Eagle Tennis will spend the next two weeks on the road taking on the Krum Bob...

Decatur Dismantles the Cats

Lady Eagles vs Bridgeport

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

The Lady Eagles remain undefeated on Friday after they redeemed themselves versus the Krum Lady Cats. Krum beat Decatur in last year’s playoff run and the win gave the Lady Eagles a little redemption from that game last season.  “It feels good to beat Krum because they ended our season ...

Bounce Back Blowout

Senior wide receiver, David Juarez warms up to take on the Alvarado Indians Friday, September 4.

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

  What a difference a week of practice can make. After the sting of an Argyle punch of 56-9, the DHS Eagles responded in a big way with no response from the Alvarado Indians. Decatur put up 47 unanswered points to the Indians last Friday, and looks to do the same tonight against the Midlothian He...

Run It Back

Two Mile Trial

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

After another successful season last year, the cross country teams make their return with new runners and a new identity. The boys team lost leaders from the past few years when runners Gabe Embree, now at Abilene Christian University, Tristan Read, now at Oklahoma State and Lennon Blanco graduated....

Program Takes New Turn


Allie Tribe, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

Whether they played or not, the students of DHS buzzed with anticipation at the arrival of the new volleyball coach, after the sudden departure of the previous head coach. The team wants to return to the court stronger than ever and the change in coaches allows them to make an impressive entrance...

No Rest for the Weary

Football Scrimmage

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

August 26, 2020

Despite all of the obstacles with the Covid-19 virus.  Despite weariness inflicted by everchanging UIL rules and regulations. Despite the doubt that crept into many Texans and football fans’ minds, football season begins.  Just when the players and coaches began to feel control ove...

The Road to Playoffs Starts Here

Photo Credit Jack Garrett

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’...

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