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Last-second touchdown sends Eagles to their second-straight state semifinals

Eagles score in the final :04 seconds of their quarterfinal match against Brownwood Lions
Brody Kelley, Reporter December 8, 2023

With crowds roaring, the Decatur Eagle football team scored a last-second touchdown under the bright lights of Baylor University’s McLane Stadium to send the Eagles to their second consecutive state...

Decatur High School Student Council appoints new officers

Brody Kelley and Jamila Tapia November 28, 2023

The Student Council selected seven new officers for the 2023-2024 school year. This new group aims to make Decatur High School a more “enjoyable and safe place to learn.”   The seven officers,...

Students shine spotlight on their favorite courses, teachers

Students shine spotlight on their favorite courses, teachers

Selected teachers at Decatur High School also provided their perspective on how they run their courses.
Lana Sam and Eden Howell November 14, 2023

     Students at DHS shared their opinions about their top courses and teachers. Selected teachers also shared their perspectives on operating their classes, for insight behind why those...

Academic UIL Advances

Academic UIL Advances

Record number of students set to attend regionals
Allie Tribe, Editor April 17, 2023

Following a stellar performance at district, Decatur UIL is advancing to regionals with 29 students. Taking place on April 21-22 at Texas Tech University, the 4A Region I Academic UIL meet will host...

Eagles Soccer Season Comes to an End

Eagle’s Soccer Season Comes to an End

Cade Crockett, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

Decatur’s men’s soccer team has finished off their season with a devastating playoff loss to Western Hills, losing 2-3. Despite the loss, their 2023 season still came with memorable moments, giving...

A Decatur tennis player prepares to serve the ball at their district match.

Into Regionals

Update on Decatur tennis
Makena Smith, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

  Eagles varsity tennis have had such an amazing year and are still moving forward. They made it past district and a few players made it to regionals. Those players are Jett Cartwright, Quinten...

DHS swimmers returned from state with hardware.

Gold, Silver and Bronze

DHS swimmers finish off the season with state honors
Allie Tribe, Editor February 27, 2023

Making the first state trip of 2023, the Decatur Eagles swimmers made their way to San Antonio to compete at the 4A meet on Feb. 9-10.  The boys medley relay brought home gold, with seniors Eli...

Off to the Races

Off to the Races

DHS track season has begun
Cade Crockett, Staff Writer February 21, 2023

Track season for Decatur High School officially began with their first meet on Thursday, February 9th, and got off to a rocky start. Decatur competed at the Denton Ryan Relays meet, and came in 6th place...

DHS swim is set to take on the 2023 state meet Feb. 9-10.

Making a Splash

DHS swim advances to state with record number of swimmers
Allie Tribe, Editor February 8, 2023

After taking their first relay team to state last year, Decatur swim is headed back to the state stage, and this time, they’re going for gold.  Set to start Thursday, the state meet will be held...

Into Playoffs

Into Playoffs

Recap of Decatur Eagles football playoffs
Cade Crockett, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

“Resilient. Gritty. Tough. Brotherhood.” These were all words used by Decatur Head Coach Steven Huff to describe this year’s team and season for Decatur football. Decatur football has run its...

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