by Mark K. Campbell
It was all about “tone.”
Azle needed to win at Saginaw Oct. 14. In fact, it was almost essential.
The Hornets took care of business with a 38-14 thumping of the Rough Riders and AHS repositioned itself as a playoff contender.
Coach Devon Dorris said that for the first time this season, Azle (2-5, 2-2) lost the coin toss.… Read the rest
She took the long-go in 16.1 seconds which advanced her to the short-go where she was the runner-up.
Based on average, Scribner won the event, which was based on the prior year’s standings.
In North Texas High School Rodeo action, Kyler Kavanaugh took second in chute dogging while Jacob Johnson and Lane Lanier finished fifth in team roping.… Read the rest
The annual Homecoming Parade heads down Main Street Oct. 17. Under sunny skies, hundreds of spectators lined up to revel in the festive atmopshere – and maybe snag some candy at the same time. The colorful procession included the Marching Green Pride, various sports teams of all ages, cheerleaders, actors from AHS’ upcoming production of Annie, and scores of other groups and outfits. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
If you were one of the thousands there, you certainly remember the Friday evening of Oct. 18, 1996.
That was the night when one of the greatest – or perhaps the greatest – football games was played at Hornet Field.
Springtown visited Azle for a contest before a packed house that saw a clash filled with crazy turns, questionable calls, wacky plays, and downright nail-biting suspense.
Springtown was playing its first-ever season in 4A (now 5A).… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
An Azle man is in jail after residents in the Eagle Mountain Acres subdivision – off Liberty School Road between Portwood Road and Briar Road in Briar – awoke to quite a situation Saturday morning, Oct. 14.
A Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) tactical team had roads in and out of the neighborhood shut down – allowing no one in or out – due to a shooting incident in the 7000 block of Rucker Street.
According to Terry Grisham, public information officer for TCSO, a 911 call came in just after 2 a.m.… Read the rest
The Azle Optimist Club chose two Azle High School seniors – Hayden Wilson and Kaley Stewart – as its Texan and Tex-Anne for September.
Wilson, son of Charles and Wendy Baker, is involved in music and tennis at AHS and church away from the campus.
He is a member of the varsity choir, noting, “I love music.”
Wilson is a self-taught piano and guitar player.… Read the rest