The Lake Run is returning next month.
The event is No. 35 and will take place Saturday, Nov. 12.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three half marathon finishers; the top spot gets $250.
Other (non-paying) distances are 9.9 kilometers and a 5K.
The event is also pet-friendly.
Visit runazle.org for more information.… Read the rest
The Azle Rodeo Team has five gatherings under their belts and several AHS athletes are off to solid starts.
Senior Bailey Kavanuagh took first in poles in the first, second, and fifth rodeos; she also has been second in barrels.
Sophomore Kylee Scribner won poles in one rodeo and has placed in barrels, goat tying, and walk-up goats in others.
Chute dogger Jacob Johnson has pointed twice and so has freshman barrel racer Journie Long.
The Azle High School team is growing and has 12 members competing this season.… Read the rest
In a week where almost every contestant missed two games – which is sometimes good enough to get into the money – four entrants managed to miss just one each.
So winners were decided by the tie-breaker of Oklahoma 45, Texas 40 (85).
That made a $20 winner out of
Eddy Swanzy who guessed 83.
The $10 check went to Bobby Boyd for his guess of 82.
Five dollars and third place was claimed by Sterling Arroyo’s 73.
Too far off was Roddy Murr at 69.… Read the rest
It’s always nice to get that first football victory under your belt.
It’s even better when it comes in a district game.
The Hornets popped visiting Saginaw Chisholm Trail 38-13, using a big second half to drop the Rangers.
Azle, in a game broadcast by QXFM 98.5, got on the board first when potent running back Davion Jones bolted up the middle untouched for a 30-yard TD run.… Read the rest
As the crucial district race looms closer and closer for the Azle High School cross country teams, AHS continues to enter tough meets.
Coach Keith Boenisch took his squads to Trinity Springs Middle School in a meet sponsored by 6A Keller Timber Creek HS.
There, the varsity boys – still state-ranked – finished third out of 18 teams and was the top 4A squad to finish.… Read the rest
Vying against a whopping 264 teams on the lake, Azle was led by the duo of Shane Richardson-Gabriel Gamble who finished 49th.
Brody McDowell, who caught a nice fish, and teammate Zachary Anderson took 70th.
Finishing 123rd were Derek Petters-Logan Fisher while Brodie Doherty-Travis Duke were 139th.
Azle’s other two teams that placed finished back-to-back; Travis Dunn-James Frank were 161st and Tristan Shields-Hannah Curry finished 162nd.
Team advisor Larry Mackey offered his thanks to boat captains that escorted the Azle teams around.… Read the rest
After falling in its opening game, Azle Christian (5-1, 3-0) is playing great football.
Win No. 5 in a row came in a Homecoming rout of Weatherford Christian, 56-26.
Bobby Greenwood paced ACS with 110 yards rushing and 2 TDs, coach Gary Rushing noted.
Harley Vandertutin ran for 88 yards and had 27 yards receiving to boot; he scored once and kicked 4 PATs which are worth 2 points each in six-man football.
Charlee Robertson impressed with 109 rushing yards on a mere 3 carries, a stunning 38 yards per carry. He ran for 3 TDs and also returned a kickoff to paydirt.… Read the rest