Boswell Take the Lake rivalry game opens 6-5Aby Mark K. Campbell
With the exception of two teams, Azle’s fellow district mates did not exactly light up the non-district W column – and that’s good news for the Hornets.
“Except for Aledo and Northwest, there are not a lot of quality wins in our district,” AHS head coach Devon Dorris said.
While both the Bearcats and Texans are off to 3-0 starts, only Saginaw Chisholm Trail at 2-1 is above .500 – and the Rangers faced especially weak foes.… Read the rest
The highly-anticipated 2016 cross country season – with the boys squad state-ranked and full of veterans – resumes Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Metroplex Challenge.
Coach Keith Boenisch will take the teams back to “The Buff” in Haltom City where Azle first ran successfully back on Aug. 26 in the Cowtown Challenge.
After that comes the final two meets – at Keller Oct.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
When Bethany Workman Pigott graduated from Springtown High School in 2005, and at several points down the road, she thought she knew what her future held.
Pigott learned that plans have a way of changing.
Pigott said, “Change always precedes growth, and we do not know how God wants us to grow.”
Pigott initially became involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) as a student-athlete at Bridgeport Middle School.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
If all goes according to plan, Azle City Hall and the Azle Police Department will be moving to Main Street within the next few years.
The Azle city council voted Sept. 6 to authorize the purchase of two properties in the 500 block of Main Street.
One parcel is a vacant, wooded 13.87 acre tract; the other is 0.15 acres and includes a building which the city intends to demolish before construction on the complex commences.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
With continued and projected growth comes the need for expansion of the Azle ISD.
That’s why members of the Azle ISD are out pitching the Nov. bond proposal everywhere.
Superintendent Dr. Ray Lea announced at the Sept. 19 AISD board of trustees meeting that current enrollment is up to 6,332 students – 6,354 including the 22 students at the district’s Hornet Academy.
“We continue to grow, we are adding students almost every day,” Lea said.
Ahead of the Nov. 8 bond election, a political action committee, Classrooms For Kids, has been formed in support of the $59.5 million bond package.… Read the rest