BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
The Hornet hardball team impressed with a 4-0 showing at the final tournament of the season at Kennedale.
On March 2-4, Azle defeated four teams – the hosts on the opening day, Stephenville and Fort Worth South Hills the next day, then FW Trimble Tech on March 4, a Saturday.… Read the rest
Lady Hornet softball coach Tracy Tadlock took his varsity south to play in a Grandview tournament.
Facing some “pretty good competition,” Azle went 3-2.
At Grandview, AHS opened with a 7-3 win over Fort Worth Country Day.
Katelyn Harris had three RBI while pitcher Emily Bradley went the distance for the win.
Later that March 2, the Lady Hornets fell to the hosts, 9-3.
Miranda Longbrake had two hits and two RBI while Bradley also hit safely twice.… Read the rest
BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
Another meet, another nice day for competition.
In the mildest winter ever recorded, Azle track teams are getting in steady work.
The most recent meet took the AHS squads to Joshua March 2.
There, both girls’ teams – the varsity and junior varsity – finished second.
The boys’ units ended up fifth with several athletes in all squads setting personal bests.
The varsity girls were beaten only by 6A Weatherford for the top team trophy.… Read the rest
At a Fort Worth South Hills tourney on the TCU campus, Hornet Hunter Beck won the A singles consolation bracket.
Cody Cook-Javin Smith battled for the bronze, coach Lisa Helm recalled.
“They proved to be a formidable team that will be tough to beat,” Helm said.
At an Aledo tourney, Mikala Clarson won the consolation bracket “against some real tennis powerhouses,” the coach said.
The doubles duo of Hayden Wilson-Jose Zamora won their consolation bracket, too.
On the horizon is a tourney at Chisholm Trail March 10-11.… Read the rest
The suspense deepens as election for the offices of student body president and vice president at the University of Texas resulted in a runoff election.
With three candidate teams running, no single one garnered more than 50 percent of the vote.… Read the rest
Four Azle High School seniors were chosen and recognized as the Students of the Month for March by the Azle Rotary Club.
That foursome was Haley Patterson, Kit Miller, Hunter Beck, and Cristian Juarez.
Patterson, daughter of Paula Patterson, said she will attend Texas A&M University after her AHS graduation then enter the nursing field.
She is among the elite top ten percent of the 373 members of the Class of 2017; with a grade point average of 98.88461, Patterson sits No.… Read the rest