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Lady Hornets reach Graham title match

August 27, 2014
Lady Hornets reach Graham title match

by Mark K. Campbell
The Lady Hornet volleyball team made a nice run at a crowded Graham tournament.
Azle (11-5) came within one game of winning the event.
In pool play Friday, Aug. 22, AHS won three of four matches, posting a 6-2 mark.… Read the rest

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Racers off to Elk Run

August 27, 2014

With the annual 6-mile relay cross country opener past, the regular season begins on a familiar course – Chishenhall Park in Burleson at the Elk Run Fri., Aug. 29.
At the Birdville relay, one Lady Hornet team finished second and another fifth out of 18 squads.
The AHS JV took fourth out of 18 teams.
Three boys teams finished fifth, eighth, and 16th out of 24 teams.… Read the rest

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Scrimmages: AHS Hosts Burleson

August 27, 2014
Scrimmages: AHS Hosts Burleson

Azle welcomed the Burleson Elks for a morning scrimmage Friday, Aug. 22. Coach Devon Dorris said his varsity squad looked strong early before experiencing some late scrimmage fatigue.                                                   Photos by Mark K. Campbell

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Azle football season kicks off Friday

August 27, 2014
Azle football season kicks off Friday

by Mark K. Campbell
Expect the fight for the four playoff berths out of 5-5A to be a slugfest.
And Azle will be among the battlers, AHS coach Devon Dorris said.… Read the rest

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ACS ready to go

August 27, 2014

Another state football title is certainly a possibility for Azle Christian School.
Runners-up last year on a freezing November day in Springtown, this year’s Crusaders bring back an explosive offense.
Coach Gary Rushing has scheduled three public schools to get ACS ready for TCAF play.
Veteran Crusaders Joey Rosamond (QB) and Jake Bartell (WR) make a formidable team that hooked up for 19 TDs – and that’s with Bartell playing in just 7 games.… Read the rest

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Volleyball season already off and running

August 20, 2014

by Mark K. Campbell
The 2014 high school volleyball season began for Azle (6-4) against the No. 1 4A team in the state.
The 5A Lady Hornets started this year’s journey at Decatur where the defending state champion Lady Eagles awaited along with Joshua.
AHS lost to the hosts 15-25, 19-25, 10-25.
Azle coach Jennifer Robinson noted, “Decatur was tough; they returned all of their starters. They are good.”… Read the rest

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Football Two-a-Days in Full Swing

August 20, 2014
Football Two-a-Days in Full Swing

The annual Texas rite-of-passage for thousands of teenage athletes – two-a-day football practices – is underway on the Azle High School campus. Head coach Devon Dorris said, “Practices have been fairly crisp and sharp for this time of year. Our kids showed up knowing our practice expectations and have been giving great effort.” Dorris said his troops are ready to face an opponent “other than ourselves” and that happens Friday morning, Aug. 22 against Burleson. The freshman and JV teams face their Elk counterparts at 8:30 a.m.… Read the rest

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Coach says ‘dedicated’ veteran Hornets in a ‘wide open’ district that any team can win

August 13, 2014
Coach says ‘dedicated’ veteran Hornets in a ‘wide open’ district that any team can win

by Mark K. Campbell

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The artificial Hornet Field turf was hot late on the afternoon of Aug. 7, but the 120-plus incoming 7-9 graders didn’t notice.
On knees, their attention was on a former professional athlete who was telling them the importance of family and unity.… Read the rest

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Football Campers Hit Hornet Field

August 13, 2014
Football Campers Hit Hornet Field

After former football professional – and Super Bowl ring owner – Dominic Rhodes addressed over 120 campers (above), the young athletes fanned out over Hornet Field for a variety of differing drills.   Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Volleyball season begins Aug. 12 for Lady Hornets

August 6, 2014
Volleyball season begins Aug. 12 for Lady Hornets

It’s all about getting ready for the season as Azle High School head coach Jennifer Robinson put Lady Hornets through a variety of drills and fitness exercise stations during two-a-days that began Aug. 4 to prepare AHS for the upcoming season.   Photos by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell

Almost a full two weeks before school starts, the Lady Hornet volleyball team will be playing matches that count.… Read the rest

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