Snyder era begins 1-1
by Mark K. Campbell
New Azle High School volleyball coach Elizabeth Snyder saw that her charges were nervous in the season opener against Decatur.
Azle (1-1) lost in three games.
“We were inconsistent, but we got better,” she said.
That better came when the Lady Hornets swept Joshua 25-19, 25-12, 25-13.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
After a successful inaugural season, the Azle High School Bass Club is getting ready to put the boats in the water again.
A change in the regulations by the Texas Bass Association now permits anglers from other schools to fish with AHS, advisor Larry Mackey said.
That means local schools without a team – like Springtown, Mackey noted – could now join Azle.
“They must be passing in all grades and be in grades ninth to twelve,” he said.… Read the rest
The 2016 Hornets hit the turf for two-a-day practices Aug. 8; it’s shorts and helmets only until Friday, Aug. 12 when the pads go on. Head coach Devon Dorris (bottom left) must rebuild a team with just one returning offensive starter – that includes a quarterbacking job up for grabs. Azle will scrimmage at Burleson Aug. 19. The season opens at home against Grapevine a week later. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
by Mark K Campbell
Well, this doesn’t happen every day.
Or even every few years.
But, if you’re a fan of things celestial, this week is one for the books.
The annual Perseid meteor shower is back, returning as it does every late July-early August.
Usually, during the peak of the shower, as many as 80 brilliant streaks – actually the tiny bits of dust igniting as they enter our atmosphere at 37 miles per second (roughly 133,200 mph) – are visible.… Read the rest
No one was injured in a two car accident Friday, Aug. 5 on west Hwy. 199 just east of Azle. According to the police report, the accident occurred when a Ford Sport-Trac changed lanes in front of two other vehicles causing them to collide. Lacey Gregg, pictured here, was unable to slow in time to prevent her Nissan Altima from running into the rear of the Chevy Impala in front of her. Photo by Natalie Gentry