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Squads hit the ballfields

February 11, 2015
Squads hit the ballfields

Lady Hornet courtesy runner Hannah Rezabek beats a throw home in the first inning of the Decatur scrimmage. The Lady Hornets host Ennis, No. 4 in 5A in the state, Valentine’s Day at 11:30 a.m. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Spring unofficially arrived when Jim Bob Nation’s Field of Dreams ball diamonds were covered with AHS athletes Saturday, Feb. 7.… Read the rest

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Soccer teams go unbeaten in 5-5A

February 11, 2015
Soccer teams go unbeaten  in 5-5A

The lone goal in the Azle’s 1-0 win over Chisholm Trail came off the foot of Kaycee Moore. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

The Azle High School soccer teams played a two pair of 5-5A matches and went 3-0-1.
The stellar boys season rolls on. Azle (12-0, 4-0) beat Wichita Falls 2-1 on the road then skunked Saginaw Chisholm… Read the rest

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Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

February 11, 2015
Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

On the AHS auditorium stage, six football Hornets signed college scholarships: Landon (60) and Logan Todd (62), Johnny Crow (42), Jamie King (12), Marshall Gilbreath (44), and Dalton Cole (16). Photo courtesy Devon Dorris

At the Azle High School campus, there were smiles all around on Signing Day Feb. 4.
On the AHS auditorium stage, folks witnessed six football Hornets sign scholarships to continue their gridiron careers at the next level.… Read the rest

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The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

February 11, 2015
The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third at the Byron Nelson Spring Classic, led by bronze medalist Taylor Smith. The team: (l-r) Tristen Rush, Riley Sparks, Lauren Furr, Jaden Stowe, and Taylor. Photo courtesy Bob Gilbreath

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AHS JV district wrestle champs

February 11, 2015
AHS JV district wrestle champs

The AHS junior varsity wrestlers celebrate winning the district championship.

Azle High School stepped up and hosted the junior varsity wrestling tournament.
And AHS won it.
The Hornets “hung on late,” coach Chris Allen said, to beat Chisholm Trail 187-178 for the team title.
Azle had plenty of impressive performances at the final tourney of the season.
• District champs – Jacob Rich (120 pounds); Hagen Holbrooks (132); Shawn Mackey (145); Eli Guardiolia (152); and Cutter Cox (170)… Read the rest

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Area trio honored as exemplary teachers

February 11, 2015
Area trio honored as exemplary teachers

Barbara Richardson, a math teacher at Azle Junior High School

Debbie Parker, a sixth grade English Language Arts teacher at Springtown Intermediate School

Paula Clark, a Spanish teacher at Poolville High School

Azle, Springtown, Poolville instructors lauded by Weatherford College

by Natalie Gentry
“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”Read the rest

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Postseason!

February 11, 2015
Postseason!

And the Lady Hornet basketball squad finished second in 5-5A and is bound for the playoffs again!

Photos by Mark K. Campbell

The Lady Hornet basketball team has been state-ranked most of the season. In action here:Lauren Thomas (11); Taylor Fulfer (15) and Valarie Matlock (with ball); and Kaycie Dunkerley (5).

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Postseason!

February 11, 2015
Postseason!

The hard work has paid off!

Both AHS wrestling teams won District 5-5A and 20 athletes will move on to the regional tournament in Frisco Feb. 14!

Photos by Mark K. Campbell

Some of Azle’s talented mat athletes :Skylar Russell ;Alexis Hanna; Marshall Gilbreath; James Conrique; and Hollie Taylor.  These wrestlers – and 15 more – earned berths at the regional tourament.… Read the rest

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Awards add up for AHS’ math, science team

February 11, 2015
Awards add up for AHS’ math, science team

Showing off their team first place plaques from the Joshua High School UIL academic tournament are: (kneeling, l-r) Jennifer Wang, Keni Martin, Skyler Ingram, Marlee Mazza, Madison Marchman, Taylor Cubbage and Ainsley McDonald; (standing): Shawn Kim, Chris Caney, Colten Clearwater, Taylor Brown and Carl Bertsch.

Azle High School’s math and science team brought home hardware from a pair of competitive events.… Read the rest

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Russell Feed plans move to new location in April

February 11, 2015
Russell Feed plans move to new location in April

Construction is coming along nicely at Russell Feed & Supply’s new location at 1312 Northwest Parkway. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Construction is well underway on a new building at a new location for a business that’s been in Azle for years.
Russell Feed & Supply has announced plans to open its new location at 1312 Northwest Parkway in early April.… Read the rest

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