After a couple of weeks of tangling with each other, the football Hornets will finally see someone new on the other side of the ball when Azle hosts Burleson Friday, Aug. 19 beginning at 8 a.m. for the subvarsities. Then, on Friday, Aug. 26, the varsity regular season begins at home against Grapevine at 7:30 p.m. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
Lady Hornets Tristen Rush (11), a junior outside hitter, and Kaitlyn Ford (9), a senior captain hitter, show their other setting and recieving skills in a recent match. Azle continues to learn new coach Elizabeth Snyder’s system in the early going. Photos by Mark K. Campbell
Azle sees tough foes in 1st tourney
by Mark K. Campbell
It always takes a while to get used to a new system.
That happens every time a new coach arrives – and that’s what the volleyball Lady Hornets are experiencing under coach Elizabeth Snyder.… Read the rest
Shelbi Vaughan, who calls Azle home, achieved the pinnacle of her sport when she competed in the women’s discus competition at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Vaughan was one of three women representing Team USA in the event.
Inclement weather delayed the scheduled start Monday, Aug. 15.
All throwers competed in “qualifications” to earn berths in the following day’s finals.
In what could be just the first of many Olympics, Vaughan finished 29th with a throw of 53.33 meters (175 feet).
She did not advance to the finals; no American woman did.
The event was won by Sandra Perkovic from Croatia who threw 69.21 meters.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
“We never, ever thought this would happen to us – we are not neglectful parents.”
That’s what Khala Hart, a neonatal nurse at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, said two weeks after her 3-year-old son, Jack, was pulled – lifeless – from a swimming pool at a birthday party, on July 30.
Even though she’s highly-trained and experienced in lifesaving measures, Hart and her husband, Chad, had a hard time performing CPR on their own child.… Read the rest