by Mark K. Campbell
A trio of Lady Hornets made some noise in a prestigious wrestling tournament at the site of the state event next month.
At Cy-Fair ISD’s Berry Center, coach Monica Allen took Azle’s top athletes to the biggest tournament in Texas.
There, three girls placed; two were golden.
Taking titles were Lauren Dale and Hali Davis.
Lady Hornet Alexis Hanna earned a bronze.
The girls team finished sixth out of 74 squads at the elite tournament.… Read the rest
The Lady Hornet basketball team reached the fourth quarter in a tussle in a pair of district games.
Azle (7-13, 1-4) split the 6-5A contests, losing at Saginaw then beating NW Eaton.
On the road Jan. 3, AHS used a 20-6 third quarter advantage to catapult back into the game against the Lady Riders; the Lady Hornets led 38-36 entering the final frame.
But Saginaw came back for a 59-53 victory.
“That was a tough loss,” coach Mitzi Marquart said.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornets had a high and a low as the New Year began.
Azle (1-2 in district play) started 2017 with a trip to Saginaw and earned a 46-42 win over the Rough Riders.
Coach James Crafton said, “It was the best team effort of the season.”
AHS led by 10 points at the half.
Trevor Cameron posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Dylan Flynn scored 12 points and was tops with 3 steals for Azle.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
In today’s academic environment when so much effort is mandated toward teaching a standardized test, schools are desperately seeking other avenues to teach creativity and get students thinking outside of the box.
For many area schools, one solution has been Makerspace.
The beauty of Makerspace, for many teachers, principals, and librarians, is that it can be built to accommodate any idea or project.
Nikki Stroud, the librarian at Azle High School, said of her campus’ Makerspace, “At AHS, it has to be based on the likes and wants of our individual students.… Read the rest
Dollahite has been serving as the associate CMO at Texas Health Fort Worth since September 2014, and will continue with that supportive role in addition to his new responsibilities.
Dr. Dollahite graduated from Texas Christian University prior to attending the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.
He completed an orthopedic surgical residency at the Campbell Clinic Foundation/University of Tennessee program in 1988, and tended to the Fort Worth community as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon from January 1989 until December 2013, serving on the medical staff at Texas Health Fort Worth.… Read the rest
Brittany Leonard and Carson Leatherwood were chosen as the Tex-Anne and Texan of the Month for December by the Azle Optimist Club.
Leonard, daughter of Kyle and Shawnie Leonard, plans on majoring in history at Brigham Young University.
She is No. 18 among the 366 seniors in the AHS Class of 2017 with a GPA of 101.5.
Leonard has been involved in a number of AHS Drama Club productions since she was a freshman.… Read the rest