Several are All-American
Azle High School wrestling coach Chris Allen said the freestyle/Greco-Roman season ended with several Azle athletes shining.
Two girls – Ruby Ariosa and Lauren Dale – placed second and third, respectively, to earn berths on Team Texas’ national team that will compete in Fargo, North Dakota.
The duo will vie in the Junior division while fellow Lady Hornet Hail Davis won the Cadet division and punched her ticket, too.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Whew, that was a close one.
The softball Lady Hornets recovered from a game one loss to Burleson Centennial in the opening contest of the Area round and won the series 2-1.
But it didn’t come easy until very late.
Azle (27-3) lost game one 2-1. Both clubs left runners on base, missing chances to score.
It happened to AHS early when Bailee Carter slipped on the field turf at Kennedale High School rounding third in the first inning and was tagged out.… Read the rest
Summer sports camps are registering now.
Things begin with a baseball camp. On June 2-5, three sessions are planned:
I – grades 2-6, 8-10 a.m. June 2-4
II – grades 7-9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 2-4
On June 5, times change for Reward Day.
Fees are $50 per camper, $40 for each additional family member.
Also on June 2-5, soccer is set for four sessions:… Read the rest
The 2015 track season officially ended in Lubbock May 1-2.
Katy O’Dell and Brooke Smith turned in top performances, both bronzes.
O’Dell threw the discus 115 feet, 3 inches and Smith pole vaulted 10-6.
Ayden Thompson reached the finals in the 300 hurdles at the Texas Tech track; she finished eighth in 15.17 seconds.
Kaylie Peters took eighth in high jump, clearing 5-2.
Hornet hurdlers Conrad Reinhard and Trey Ramos missed the finals in their 110 and 300 distances, respectively.… Read the rest
The Azle High School baseball team got some solid pitching this season.
But the bats never really came around and the Hornets missed the postseason.
Coach Anthony Barron said, “Our pitching was outstanding this season. It’s tough getting beat by just one or a couple of runs.”
That was the case several times in District 5-5A play – including a 2-0 loss at Boswell April 30.… Read the rest