by Mark K. Campbell
On a nice day for running at Central Park in White Settlement, both Azle High school varsity cross country squads lined up Thursday morning, Oct. 23, knowing they could both continue their seasons.
And that’s what happened.
Going in, the boys team was the favorite and the Hornets more than answered the call, leaving challenger Wichita Falls Rider in the dust.… Read the rest
The four subvarsity football squads found the going tough last week.
Only the JV White avoided a loss. In a 38-38 tie with Denton, the JV D – led by Jordan Cartwright, Travis Dunn, and Jake Wood – saved the contest with a late game stop.
Dakota Hutson scored 4 TDs rushing. Michael Gonzalez starred running and scored, too.
Cody Finn found Wade Williams for a pass that set up a touchdown.… Read the rest
The Azle Swim team ventured to a Duncanville natatorium and came back with several medals and a new AHS record.
Overall, the boys took fifth and the Lady Hornets team finished eighth.
The highlight of the event was freshman Maria Mercado setting a new school record in the 100 butterfly; she lowered the mark to 1 minute, 11.85 seconds and won a bronze.… Read the rest
The Cowboys loss to the Redskins on Monday Night Football had no bearing on the winner of the contest. That’s because every entrant picked Dallas to win.
So, with just one loss, the $20 first place contest cash went to Kinny Pack.
Two contestants missed three games each. (The same trio of clashes, as a matter of fact.)
The tie-breaker of Azle 55, Denton 34 (89) made Margaret Swanzy $10 richer with her guess of 65.… Read the rest
Azle could still move up in the 5-5A standings
BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
With three matches remaining in district play, the Lady Hornet volleyball team has secured a spot in the postseason.
Thanks to two more 5-5A victories, Azle (25-11, 7-4) ran a district wining streak to three matches – with a 3-1 win over Saginaw Chisholm Trail on Homecoming Night a vital victory.… Read the rest