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Top 24:Azle youth advances on American Idol

February 25, 2015
Top 24:Azle youth advances on American Idol

Trevor Douglas, who lives just outside Azle, is in American Idol’s Top 24. He performs at The Fillmore in Detroit tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 25 on Fox. Photo credit Jeff Neira / FOX. © 2015 FOX Broadcasting Co.

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Trevor Douglas – who made it to the Top 24 on Fox’s American Idol last week – has been flying under Azle’s radar, it seems.… Read the rest

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What a weekend!

February 25, 2015
What a weekend!

On Saturday, Feb. 21 came an Azle first: Two wrestlers won gold at the state tourney in Garland. First, sophomore Lauren Dale went unbeaten in the 138-pound class. Then, in the final match of the state event, Justin Scarbro (left) defeated a much bigger rival as coaches and fans celebrated behind him.… Read the rest

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Perfect Valentine?

February 18, 2015
Perfect Valentine?

Michael White, 18, of Azle, shows off the chocolate fallow deer he harvested Feb. 14 courtesy of the Texas Chapter of the Outdoor Adventure Foundation and Droptine Ranch. Azle PD Corporal Pat Bovea, left, and retired Azle Lt. Lee Blaisdell, right, took White on the surprise hunt.… Read the rest

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This week in sports

February 13, 2015
This week in sports

Hornet Jimmy Fager takes down a Birdville Hawk in the district tournament while AHS coaches watch. Fager won the 113-pound 5-5A district championship. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Even with a loss to Denton Feb. 3, Payton Berger (with ball) and the Lady Hornet basketball team secured second place out of 5-5A. Azle’s bi-district opponent had not been determined at press time. Check the News’s Facebook page or Twitter feed (@The AzleNews) for updated postseason details. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Lady Hornet courtesy runner Hannah Rezabek beats a throw home in the first inning of the Decatur scrimmage. The Lady Hornets host Ennis, No.

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Boys, girls earn district wrestling championships

February 11, 2015
Boys, girls earn district wrestling championships

 

20 athletes advance to regional tournament

 

Hornet Jimmy Fager takes down a Birdville Hawk in the district tournament while AHS coaches watch. Fager won the 113-pound 5-5A district championship. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell
Two more district team titles.
Eleven 5-5A individual champions.
Azle’s statewide reputation as a wrestling power got enhanced Feb. 7 when AHS won the boys and girls team district crowns at Chisholm Trail High School.… Read the rest

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AHS hoops girls ready for playoffs

February 11, 2015
AHS hoops girls ready for playoffs

Even with a loss to Denton Feb. 3, Payton Berger (with ball) and the Lady Hornet basketball team secured second place out of 5-5A. Azle’s bi-district opponent had not been determined at press time. Check the News’s Facebook page or Twitter feed (@The AzleNews) for updated postseason details. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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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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