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AHS wastes strong outings

April 22, 2015
AHS wastes strong outings

 

Silent bats quell great pitching

The Hornet baseball team got exceptional outings from two top notch starters.
But Azle (7-10, 3-7) lost a pair of close games to district rivals.
Tommy Kay threw a fine game against Chisholm Trail; after some defensive lapses put AHS behind 3-0 in the top of the first, Kay shut the door.
However, the Hornets continue to struggle at the plate and could only collect two hits in the contest.… Read the rest

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Six track athletes advance

April 22, 2015
Six track athletes advance

So close and yet so far: Jake Self and Natalie Smith came this close to getting AHS to advance in the 4×400. Photos by Mark K. Campbell

It’s one of those on any given day things.
The Azle High School track teams ventured to Saginaw Chisholm Trail for the District 5-5A meet April 14-15 – it was moved up because of weather.… Read the rest

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Hurdling toward regional!

April 22, 2015
Hurdling toward regional!

Six Azle High School athletes qualified for the Region I meet at Texas Tech May 1-2!

REGIONAL QUALIFIERS!
Brooke Smith – pole vault, DISTRICT CHAMP
Katy O’Dell – discus, DISTRICT CHAMP
Kaylie Peters – high jump, DISTRICT RUNNER-UP
Ayden Thomason – 300 hurdles, DISTRICT RUNNER-UP
Trey Ramos – 300 hurdles, DISTRICT RUNNER-UP
Conrad Reinhard – 110 hurdles, DISTRICT RUNNER-UP

We’re proud of all of you – good luck!… Read the rest

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Azle PD now equipped with elite body cameras

April 22, 2015
Azle PD now equipped with elite body cameras

The Azle Police Department recently purchased 16 WOLFCOM 3RD EYE Police Body Cameras for $11,440.
The purchase included a two-year warranty and radio cables so officers can hook up their units to radios to utilize the radio speaker function.
According to a press release from WOLFCOM, Azle PD Lt. Bill Russell says the department has studied the issue of body cameras for about two years.… Read the rest

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Azle FCCLA tops in Sports Nutrition

April 22, 2015
Azle FCCLA tops in Sports Nutrition

The AHS Parliamentary Procedure team is comprised of (l-r): Leola Gonzalez, secretary; Natasha Carter, treasurer; Kristina Martinez; Justin Olson; Lauren Cordell, president; and Kerry Comeans; they took sixth place at state.

Jimmy Fager (left) and Ruby Ariosa took top honors in State FCCLA competition and advance to National competition in Sports Nutrition.

The Azle High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America – FCCLA, for short – competed in state competition April 9-11 in Corpus Christi.… Read the rest

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Liberty’s Baby Beluga

April 22, 2015
Liberty’s Baby Beluga

Liberty Elementary’s kindergarten performed its music program Thursday, April 16 for classmates, staff, friends and family. The program, Baby Beluga, was directed by Liberty music teacher Megan Coronado.

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AHS Winterguard

April 22, 2015
AHS Winterguard

The Azle High School Winterguard, competing against 121 groups in its class, placed 38th at World Championships in Dayton, Ohio April 16. The Guard’s preliminary score of 77.030 didn’t boost them into semi-final competition, but Director Debra Oldroyd said the team had its best performance of the season. While in Dayton, the AHS Winterguard watched other events with a keen eye toward their next season. They also took in some of the sights around Dayton, including the National Air Force Museum. Above, the Guard is pictured at NTCA Grand National Championships at Thomas Coliseum April 11. Photo courtesy Mark Jacobs

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Optimists honor two Azle High School achievers

April 22, 2015
Optimists honor two Azle High School achievers

Azle Optimist Club President Edwin Newton (left) along with Azle High School Principal Sam Robinson (right) presented April Student of the Month certificates to Colten Clearwater (second from left) and Taylor Bovea.

Clearwater, Bovea named Students of the Month

by Mark K. Campbell
A pair of Azle High School standouts, Colten Clearwater and Taylor Bovea, were picked as the Optimist Club’s April Texan and Tex-Anne of the Month.… Read the rest

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Hardin-Simmons Grad

April 22, 2015
Hardin-Simmons Grad

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Anniversaries

April 22, 2015
Anniversaries

Billy and Elise Pigg quietly celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, April 22. They were married April 22, 1950 in Fort Worth. The Piggs have three daughters, one son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They have resided in Azle 56 years.

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