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Two Lady Hornet wrestlers compete at national event in ND

July 29, 2015
Two Lady Hornet wrestlers compete at national event in ND

Hali Davis

Davis places on Team Texas Cadet squad

by Mark K. Campbell
Lady Hornets Hali Davis and Lauren Dale ventured to Fargo, North Dakota as part of Team Texas, led by Azle High School Coach Monica Allen.
There, competing at the national tournament, Davis placed third in the Cadet division.
That Texas team, comprised of sophomores and freshmen, finished third.
Team Texas’ junior division took fourth.
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Football takes spotlight as 2015 year nears

July 29, 2015

The 2015 football season is just weeks away and activities around the Azle ISD are gearing toward its start.

Football camp
The annual Youth Football Camp led by AISD coaches is Aug. 3-6.
Two sessions are planned: from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for incoming 2-6 graders and 6:30-8:30 for 7-9 graders.
The fee for all is $65 and registration is available online at azleisd.net.
Head Coach Devon Dorris will conduct a Women’s Football Clinic Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the AHS field house beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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Lady Hornet 2015 Basketball Camp

July 29, 2015
Lady Hornet 2015 Basketball Camp

Scores of young athletes poured into Azle High School gyms for Coach Mitzi Marquart’s annual basketball camp. The veteran coach – with several other AISD coaches – drilled future Lady Hornets on form and dexterity through multiple skill sessions.
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UIL rule changes for 2015-16 affect many sports

July 22, 2015
UIL rule changes for 2015-16 affect many sports

UIL rules differ in how high a placekicking tee may be; for Texas high school football, the maximum is two inches.                             Photo by Mark K. Campbell

 

by Mark K. Campbell
Every school year, the University Interscholastic League changes/alters a variety of rules and regulations that affect Texas public and private sports.
While the majority of the changes are football related, other sports will also see some.
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Two sports camps remain

July 22, 2015
Two sports camps remain

Students from Azle’s Azle Martial Arts & Karate for Kids competed at the World Championships July 10-11. Vying were: (front, l-r) Tyler Lavely, Isaiah Serrano, Abby Kenedy (2nd in combat sparring, 3rd traditional weapons, 3rd creative weapons), Wendell McCuller (2nd combat sparring, 3rd point sparring); (back) Mikayla Bradley (2nd point sparring), instructor Tori Coleman (1st point sparring, 2nd combat sparring, 2nd traditional weapons). Not pictured: Owner Don May (2nd traditional weapons and 3rd traditional forms).
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Volleyball Camp 2015

July 22, 2015
Volleyball Camp 2015

An Azle High School gym was filled with youngsters learning the basics of volleyball in a camp taught by AISD coaches July 20-23.                               Photos by Mark K. CampbellRead the rest

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Football season tickets renewal letters in the mail

July 22, 2015

Gold Card luncheon slated for Aug. 11

Azle High School sports fans know the fall seasons are on the horizon when they get football ticket letters in the mail or information about the Gold Card.

Football season tickets
Season ticket renewal letters were sent out July 6, said Donita John, athletic office secretary.
“Previous ticket holders will have until Aug. 7 to renew their season tickets,” she said.
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The next great Hornet?

July 15, 2015
The next great Hornet?

Ken Seals repeated as the top QB at competition in Ohio, a feat that was a first.

Ken Seals was the starting quarterback for Team USA in Canton, Ohio.

Seals excels in elite QB camp

by Mark K. Campbell
He’s a winner.
Ken Seals, an incoming eighth grader at Azle Junior High School, turned in another exceptional performance at an elite quarterback camp.
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Second Place Rookie Rippers

July 15, 2015
Second Place Rookie Rippers

The Azle 8-and-under Rookie Rippers finished second in a Waxahachie tournament. The squad: (front, l-r) Nickolas Rabalais, Ethan Hadaway, Keaton Buchanan, Keagan Flynn, Jack Coffey, Leavy Owens; (middle) Jaden McPherson, Josh Carver, Kaden Vaughan, Grayson Chancellor; (back) coaches Tony Carver, Brandon Vaughan, Shane Buchanan, John Hadaway. Not pictured: Christopher Voelkel, Kasen Cox, and coach Jamie Voelkel.

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Two AHS wrestlers part of Team Texas

July 15, 2015
Two AHS wrestlers part of Team Texas

Lady Hornets Hali Davis (left) and Lauren Dale are part of the exclusive Team Texas squad led by Azle High School coach Monica Allen. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

A pair of Lady Hornet wrestlers are  off to North Dakota to see some of the best mat athletes in America.
Reigning state UIL champion Lauren Dale and Hali Davis are both key members of Team Texas, an elite squad coached by AHS’ Monica Allen and bound for North Dakota – an annual trek for years for talented Azle athletes.
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