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
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
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
20 athletes advance to regional tournament
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