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From queen to president?

From queen to president?

Alejandrina Guzman, left, is pictured with Isaiah Robles moments after the two were crowned Azle High 2012 Homecoming Queen and King. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Azle’s Guzman runs for president of UT student body

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
She was Homecoming Queen at Azle High School in 2012, and now she’s seeking a higher office – that of student body president of the University of Texas.
Alejandrina Guzman of Azle, along with Matthew “Micky” Wolf of San Antonio, announced their trailblazing campaign for UT’s highest elected student office on Feb. 15.
Their candidacy marks the first time a differently-abled student has ever run at the top of a student government ticket at a Big 12 university.… Read the rest

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Getting their man

Getting their man

Azle police officers and detectives leave the scene after Harvey Eugene Moore was arrested on Valentine’s evening. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Fleeing Moore caught 4 days later

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Harvey Eugene Moore got away from Azle police on Feb. 10, fleeing on foot during a blinding thunderstorm.
But Tuesday, Feb. 14, Moore was trying to elude members of Parker County’s FAST task force when he ran into a private home in the 200 block of Victoria Avenue and skittled through a hole in the floor.… Read the rest

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Reno Rollover

Reno Rollover

The driver of a 2012 gray Mitsubishi Highlander was not injured Monday, Feb. 20 when he lost control of the vehicle and rolled it into a drainage ditch in the 4100 block of East Hwy. 199, just east of the Jaybird Lane intersection. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies and the La Junta Volunteer Fire Department responded to the accident. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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AISD, Reno, and Lakeside see races

Azle, Sanctuary, Pelican Bay could cancel elections

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Although the filing period to run for local offices ended Friday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m., those who wish to run as a write-in candidate had until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 – after this publication was sent to the press – to file for a place on the ballot.
Unless there are late-filing write-in candidates, local elections are shaping up this way:… Read the rest

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Sports

Ten wrestlers headed to state

Ten wrestlers headed to state

District and now regional champion Seth Bell (left) watches mat action with Azle head coach Chris Allen. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Hanna, Davis, Bell regional champions

by Mark K. Campbell
The Region 2 wrestling tournament – where the top four placers advanced to the state event – was full of ups and downs for Azle.
When the dust settled, 10 AHS athletes had clinched berths at the elite tourney set for Feb. 24-25 at Cy-Fair ISD’s Berry Center outside of Houston.… Read the rest

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Hoops boys year over

New coach ‘laying down foundation’

by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornet basketball season ended following a close game on Senior Night against a state-ranked Chisholm Trail.
Azle finished out of the playoffs under first-year coach James Crafton; the coach said the varsity improved as the season went along.
“In the second round of district, the Hornets played six of seven opponents better than they did in the first round,” he said.
That begins the process of “laying down the foundation” for the future of boys’ basketball, he noted.
In the season finale at home against Chisholm Trail, AHS played with the postseason-bound Rangers until late in the final period before falling 54-37.… Read the rest

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Baseball Hornets a mix of vets and newcomers

Baseball Hornets a mix of vets and newcomers

Hornet coach Stephen Smith said the 2017 baseball team is young and athletic. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell
The Azle High School baseball season is underway and coach Stephen Smith said things are looking good.
“Our strength will be team speed,” he noted.
“We have done a lot of work in this offseason in the weight room and on the track to get stronger and faster.”
Pitching is always a key in high school baseball, and Smith is looking at a slew of hurlers.
Smith said four seniors are toeing the rubber this season – Tyler Lehr, Austin Berglund, Max Miller, and Trent Creacy.… Read the rest

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Movie Man

Wall isn’t exactly Great, but it looks cool

Wall isn’t exactly Great, but it looks cool



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