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It’s time to start saving the children

April 26, 2017
It’s time to start saving the children

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler recently presented Parker County Attorney – and president of the board for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County – John Forrest with a check for $50,000 using funds from the Sheriff’s asset forfeiture fund. Also in attendance were (middle, l-r) Angela Goff, Deena Nichols, Angie Childers, and Dedra Vick and (back) Jana Jordan, Parker County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Josh Pittman, Assistant County Attorney Jamie Guzman, and Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain.

Parker most populous Texas county without a Children’s Advocacy Center

BY CHRISTINA DERR
Childhood should be remembered as a time full of kisses and love, not physical wounds and emotional scars.… Read the rest

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Tie-breaker knocks ladies out of playoffs

April 26, 2017
Tie-breaker knocks ladies out of playoffs

After just missing the playoffs in a tie-breaker, Logan Graham and most of her teammates will return in 2018. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

4-way tie for 3 postseason spots doesn’t go Azle’s way

by Mark K. Campbell
After a 1-4 start in 6-5A, the softball Lady Hornets stepped on the gas and roared back into the playoff hunt.
By finishing 9-2 over the final district stretch – including winning its final two games – Azle ended up in a four-way tie for three playoff berths.
In the midst of that extremely rare multi-tie, AHS became the odd man out.… Read the rest

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Azle Christian School champs in baseball

April 26, 2017
Azle Christian School champs in baseball

The district-winning Azle Christian School Crusaders: (front, l-r) Garrett Howell, Austen Pringle, Sloan Green; (middle) Terry Salinas, Mason Adams, Robert Denief, Cooper Deak, Jake Spivey, Charlee Robertson, Christian Kilmer: (back) James Bates, Nathan Rollins, Tarin Spivey, coach Ryan Rollins, Bryson Wilson, Payton Wilson, Brynden Guardiola. Not pictured: J.R. Ellison.

Playoffs await Crusaders; foe not yet determined

by Mark K. Campbell
The district baseball championship came down to the final regular season game for Azle Christian School.
In White Settlement April 20, the Crusaders had to beat Covenant Classical.
It happened, and ACS claimed the title.… Read the rest

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Hut, hut, hut!

April 26, 2017
Hut, hut, hut!

Snapping coach Chris Rubio says Hornet Zach Edwards is a “standout performer.”

Edwards a shining star as a long snapper

Football Hornet Zach Edwards is already a First Team All-District deep snapper.
And he’s getting better.
Edwards was lauded as a “standout participant” at a March 26 Rubio Long Snapping Camp in Midlothian at Heritage High School.
The AHS junior took part with around 75 other athletes from as far away as Idaho and Connecticut.
The event exposes the long snappers to college coaches.
Instructor Chris Rubio said, “Zach Edwards is one of the smoothest and most consistent long snappers in his class.… Read the rest

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Hornets drill Texans

April 26, 2017
Hornets drill Texans

Azle’s Julian Schneider was strong on the hill and in the box at Northwest. Photo courtesy Azle Sports Photography

Schneider gets save, scores 3 runs

by Mark K. Campbell
The baseball Hornets split a pair of district games.
Azle (11-13, 3-9) fell to Brewer then won at Northwest in 6-5A action.
Against the White Settlement Bears, AHS got a solid start from Tyler Lehr.
He threw 6-2/3 innings and allowed just two earned runs in a 5-1 loss.
Christian Morales led Azle at the plate with two hits in three at bats and got the only Hornet RBI.
At Northwest, Sam Collins earned the win and Julian Schneider shone by scoring three runs and recording a save from the mound.… Read the rest

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State beckons beyond Region I track meet

April 26, 2017
State beckons beyond Region I track meet

At the Area 4×100 race at Northwest April 13, anchor leg Addaley Maness smiles knowing Azle has won – and in record AHS time. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Girls 4×100 squad has fastest time going in

by Mark K. Campbell
A trip to Austin is a possibility for some young Lady Hornets.
With the fastest 4×100-meter time in Azle High School history, the female quartet enters the Region I meet in Lubbock April 28-29 in good position.
Azle recorded a school mark of 48.4 seconds set in its most recent outing at the Area meet in Northwest April 13; the quartet has the fastest qualifying time with Fort Worth Trimble Tech in Region I.… Read the rest

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You go, girls!

April 26, 2017
You go, girls!

Headed to Texas Tech for the regional track meet is the 4×100 team of (l-r)
Addaley Maness, Michaela Norton,
Katie Roper, and Taylor Trower.
Competing in the 300 hurdles is Bailey McCracken (left). Photos by Mark K. Campbell

Good luck at the Region I meet in Lubbock!

On to state!

We know you’ll make Azle proud!

Hornet Nation!

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National Day of Prayer May 4

April 26, 2017
National Day of Prayer May 4

Prominent Christian Dave Roever is set as the keynote speaker for Azle’s fourth National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 4 at 404 Main Place.

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‘Bay police charge woman with delivery of meth

April 26, 2017
‘Bay police charge woman with delivery of meth

Melissa Dawn Stokes

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
An Azle woman is in the Tarrant County Jail after she was arrested by Pelican Bay police April 18.
Melissa Ann Stokes, 38, is charged with delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) in penalty group 1, one to four grams – a second-degree felony – as well as possession of marijuana, less than two ounces, a class B misdemeanor.
Pelican Bay police arrested Stokes about 7 p.m. April 18 during a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Quail Run.
Police also recovered multiple items of drug paraphernalia during the traffic stop.
According to Police Chief Robert Porter, the arrest was the result of an investigation into a residence known for prominent drug usage and criminal activity that has also resulted in multiple other recent felony and misdemeanor arrests.… Read the rest

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Azle Optimist Students of the Month for April

April 26, 2017
Azle Optimist Students of the Month for April

The Azle Optimist Club’s April Young Texans of the Month were Hayley Schueter and Austin Fugate. With them are AHS Principal Randy Cobb (left) and club president Linda Williams. Photo courtesy Edwin Newton

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