State-ranked Azle proved worthy of such accolades at the first cross country meet of the season.
At a soggy Tarrant County College Northwest campus course, the varsity Hornets – ranked No. 18 in 5A – beat all comers over 3200 meters.
The win was what is likely to be the first of many for the talented boys squad that returned every runner but one from last year’s district champions.
Coach Keith Boenisch said, “Our first race of the year went really well.… Read the rest
Two Azle High School juniors, Grant Johnson (left) and Trey Walcott attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards under the sponsorship of the Azle club. Both named a game called “Promises, Promises” as most memorable from the Denton experience. In the game, teams are given countries – each with specific strengths and weaknesses – and are tasked with trading assets to see that all countries get what they need. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
He graduated summa cum laude from the Stephenville college Aug. 6.
Counts was selected as the 2016 Computer Information Systems/Marketing outstanding graduate.
The son of Rondal and Aelanda Counts, Austin was a member of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Oooo, we’re halfway there
Oooo, living on a prayer.
The auditorium at Azle High School rocked as almost every teacher, administrator, and employee in the Azle Independent School District sang loudly and danced to the beloved Bon Jovi anthem.
The district’s annual convocation began Friday, Aug. 19, with employees browsing dozens of booths manned by Azle-area businesses and organizations in support of the ISD and its employees.… Read the rest
School has started, football season looms, and the anticipation of fall weather is everywhere.
That means it’s time for the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce’s biggest fundraiser of the year – Sting Fling 2016.
This year the event is set for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 with events in Central Park and at 404 Main Place, and vendor booths along Main Street.
Calling the festival a celebration of Azle, Chamber Director Shelia Pippins says folks will notice some changes to this year’s Sting Fling.… Read the rest