Hornet rally falls short
by Mark K. Campbell
Every game can be a game of “almost” but that was especially true in the football Hornets’ 36-28 loss to Boswell Sept. 26.
Azle (3-1, 0-1) almost
• intercepted two passes
• recovered two fumbles
• got an onsides kick
• caught a Hail Mary
But those aerials were dropped and the fumbles went to Pioneers, including an onsides kick that almost worked to perfection.… Read the rest
The Lady Hornet volleyball team – in one of the tougher districts around – remains in playoff position after going 1-1 in recent district games.
Azle (21-9, 3-2) won on the road at Saginaw Chisholm Trail in a match where AHS rallied for the victory Sept. 23.
The Lady Hornets slugged it out to a 25-22, 21-25, 20-25, 25-20, 15-8 victory.
In the opening set, Brooke Smith served 3 aces and Chandler Arnold blocked a ball.… Read the rest
Once again, Azle Christian School smashed a foe that dared to venture to the Crusaders’ turf.
This time it was Weatherford Express taking a lumping, 70-22 on Homecoming when ACS (4-0) christened its new scoreboard.
Pacing the offense was Joey Rosamond who threw for 390 yards, going 26-of-37 for 6 TDs.
Alex Schardt hauled in 11 passes for 130 yards and 2 scores. Jeremiah Carlson caught 6 for 115 and a TD.… Read the rest
Just like with the football varsity, Boswell proved to be a formidable foe for Azle.
The JV Green topped their Pioneer rivals 28-21.
Ricky Aregullin picked off 2 passes and ran one back for a TD.
In a back-and-forth game, coaches lauded the play of Justin Miller who converted a key fourth down in the final period.
Earlier, Miller hit Tyler Barnard for 6 points.… Read the rest
The memorable cross country season continued as three Azle squads were crowned champions in Haltom.
The boys varsity poured over the finish line at “The Buff” and easily won the team title.
Julian Hernandez led the way with a time of 17 minutes, 24 seconds over the challenging course.
That was good for second overall.
Other Hornets finished fourth (Christian McGill), seventh (Dylan Tritton), eighth (Chris Medellin), eleventh (Cody Drolet), twelfth (Jacob Self), and eighteenth (Carson Leatherwood).… Read the rest
Two was the magic number for those vying in the weekly football contest.
Four different prognosticators were off on two games apiece.
So the tie-breaker game of Texas A&M 35, Arkansas 28 (63) settled the matter.
With a guess of 61 on the tie-breaker, Bobby Boyd once again took the $20 top prize.
Second place was earned by Kevin Wilson who guessed 70; he won $10.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
For a while there on a still, humid Sept. 19, Azle Christian School (3-0) was wrestling with THESA (Texas Home Educators Sports Association).
But in the second half, the Crusaders pulled away for a convincing 58-36 victory.… Read the rest