The 2015 track season officially ended in Lubbock May 1-2.
Katy O’Dell and Brooke Smith turned in top performances, both bronzes.
O’Dell threw the discus 115 feet, 3 inches and Smith pole vaulted 10-6.
Ayden Thompson reached the finals in the 300 hurdles at the Texas Tech track; she finished eighth in 15.17 seconds.
Kaylie Peters took eighth in high jump, clearing 5-2.
Hornet hurdlers Conrad Reinhard and Trey Ramos missed the finals in their 110 and 300 distances, respectively.… Read the rest
The Azle High School baseball team got some solid pitching this season.
But the bats never really came around and the Hornets missed the postseason.
Coach Anthony Barron said, “Our pitching was outstanding this season. It’s tough getting beat by just one or a couple of runs.”
That was the case several times in District 5-5A play – including a 2-0 loss at Boswell April 30.… Read the rest
Many summer sports camps are registering; some, however, are only tentatively scheduled.
Things begin with a baseball camp.
On June 2-5, three sessions are planned:
I – grades 2-6, 8-10 a.m. June 2-4
II – grades 7-9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 2-4
On June 5, times change for Reward Day.
Fees are $50 per camper, $40 for each additional family member.
On June 8-11, boys basketball has two sessions:… Read the rest
After the 2014 Hornet football team posted more victories than any other football team in Azle High School history, the 2015 squad is hitting Hornet Field for spring drills each day. The spring football season runs through May 22, Coach Devon Dorris said. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
Playoffs start at home against Carter-Riverside
By Mark K. Campbell
Going into the April 21 game against Brewer, the Lady Hornet softball team knew a victory meant another district championship.
Azle (23-2, 13-1) jumped ahead and quelled a late Lady Bear rally to win the game and 5-5A, 10-8.
That contest was followed up – eventually, after even more rain this April – with a regular season-ending 12-6 victory over Wichita Falls Rider on Senior Night April 25.… Read the rest
That win kept alive faint playoff hopes for Azle (8-10, 4-7).
“If we win out, then we could be in,” Coach Anthony Barron said. “But we’d need some help from other teams.”… Read the rest
Trevor Russell, a member of the Azle Wrestling Team, has reached the big time.
By winning both freestyle and Greco-Roman competitions in the TXUSA national dual team qualifier in Frisco, the Forte Junior High seventh grader now owns a spot on Team Texas.
In Indianapolis in June, Russell will compete in the schoolboy division. Azle High School coach Chris Allen said, “We are proud of Trevor for making the national team to get to wrestle the toughest kids in the nation at his age group.”… Read the rest