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Azle falls to Rider, Bos

February 18, 2015

The season is winding down for the Hornet basketball team.
Azle lost to Rider and Boswell in 5-5A clashes.
The Raiders beat AHS 60-42 at the AHS gym Feb. 10.
The top Hornet scorer was Jamie King with 10 points.
Trevor Boiles added 8 and Cole Maxfield scored 7 points. Netting 6 apiece were Bryce Gum and Trey Ramos.
On the road in Saginaw, Boswell topped Azle 55-34.… Read the rest

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Former AHS grapplers shine at the next level

February 18, 2015

For some, wrestling careers do not end after graduating from Azle High School.
That’s been especially true for a trio of former AHS standouts – Chas Skelly, Jesse Grubbs, and Noah Killip.
Azle’s first-ever state wrestling champion in 2003, Skelly, just won a major Mixed Martial Arts fight as a member of Team Takedown, carding a knockout at the buzzer.
Skelly headed off from AHS to college on a wrestling scholarship but migrated to MMA fighting.… Read the rest

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Boys soccer streak ends

February 18, 2015
Boys soccer streak ends

Javier Mejia and the Hornets saw their unbeaten streak end at 12 when Azle tumbled in a pair of District 5-5A contests. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

The remarkable run by the Azle High School boys soccer team (12-2, 4-2) crashed in two district clashes.
After going undefeated for the first 12 matches, both Denton and Brewer blanked the Hornets 3-0.… Read the rest

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Azle Baseball

February 18, 2015
Azle Baseball

Hornets moved from practicing to scrimmaging when Azle squared off against Fort Worth Arlington Heights. Birdville is next for AHS. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Azle Junior High

February 18, 2015
Azle Junior High

The 8th B girls won district; they are: (front, l-r) Elizabeth Robles, Lexi Sadler, Paige Fair, Barbara Rueda, Myka Longmire; (back) Coach Alyssa Brownback, Madison Sinkovec, Mykala Clarson, Chrystyne Hart, Haylee Francks, Kamrin Liptow, Selma Dervisevec.

Girls basketball
The 8th B won the district tournament.
Azle opened with a 26-12 victory over Highland.
Chrystyne Hart scored her first 3 points of the season in the win.… Read the rest

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Baseball squad scrimmages Hts.

February 18, 2015

Veteran Azle High School baseball coach Anthony Barron said, even this early in the season, Hornet pitchers are shining.
“So far, we are doing well on the mound,” he said. “I have been very pleased with our pitchers.”
But, as often happens early in the season, batters trail somewhat.
Barron said, “We are struggling a little at the plate but just have to give our hitters some time to adjust.”… Read the rest

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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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