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Hornets fall in regional to Canutillo, 17-10

December 3, 2014
Hornets fall in regional to Canutillo, 17-10

Winningest season ever ends in Midland

by Mark K. Campbell
One of the most memorable seasons in Hornet football history came to an end at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium Nov. 29.… Read the rest

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Azle Christian wins football state six-man championship

December 3, 2014
Azle Christian wins football state six-man championship

ACS scores most points ever, 114Read the rest

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Azle dominates All-district list

December 3, 2014
Azle dominates All-district list

Coaching staff, 25 players honored in 5-5A

by Mark K. Campbell
When you win the football district crown, some talented players got you there.… Read the rest

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Wrestlers hit mats as year begins

December 3, 2014

Azle wrestling is recognized as a perennial power.
But Coach Chris Allen admitted that his young team needs to get some matches under its belt.
“As far as the season outlook, I’m optimistic, but we have some young guys moving into the room with experience for the first time in a long time,” Allen said.
The veteran coach said as many as eight or nine of the 14 weight classes could be filled by underclassmen on the boys’ side.… Read the rest

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Swim team shines

December 3, 2014
Swim team shines

At the Frisco natatorium Nov. 22, the Azle Swim Team hit the water.
Jordan Gill placed in two events, the 200 IM (12th) and the 100 breaststroke (15th).
Alex Bridge also shone in the 100 fly and 50 free, taking 12th in both.
Others pointing: Maria Mercado in the 100 fly (9th); the 400 free relay (11th); the boys 200 free relay (13th); and the girls 400 relay (14th).… Read the rest

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Hoops boys drop 2 clashes

December 3, 2014

The Hornet basketball team faced Joshua and Cleburne and tumbled to both.
Azle (0-3) lost at Joshua Nov. 22, 42-33.
No Hornet reached double digits; the leading scorer for AHS was Josh Golliday with 9 points. His 4 steals also led Azle.
Cole Maxfield paced all rebounders with 13, getting 8 off the defensive boards.
Noah Laduca added 8 points and 7 rebounds.
Bowen Moyer scored 7 and Maxfield netted 5 points.… Read the rest

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Hornets run away from Elks, win Area

December 3, 2014
Hornets run away from Elks, win Area

by Mark K. Campbell
What was a close game at halftime quickly became a rout as Azle (11-1) advanced in the postseason with a 45-20 drubbing of the Burleson Elks at the Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex.
While the Hornet defense stymied the Elks, the offense was fueled by AHS QB Jamie King.
The senior led Azle to an early lead it would never relinquish when he dashed in from 26 yards out on the Hornets’ opening drive.… Read the rest

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Great season!

December 3, 2014
Great season!

Thanks for a season like no other!

No Azle team has ever won 11 games before!\

You made the HORNET NATION proud!

Photos by Mark K. Campbell and Richard Spraggens

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Looking back at Hornet football district winners

November 24, 2014
Looking back at Hornet football district winners

Titles rare for Azle through the decades

by Mark K. Campbell
One reason for the excitement generated by the 2014 Hornet football is that it’s rare for Azle to win a district title.… Read the rest

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Lady Hornet basketball off to rock solid 4-1 start

November 24, 2014

Subvarsities sitting 7-3

Lady Hornet basketball is off and running at all three levels this season.
The varsity (4-1) notched another victory at home Nov. 18 with a 53-42 win over Sanger.
Peyton Berger shone; she turned in a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Also excelling was Kaycie Dunkerley with 20 points.
AHS raced out to a 36-19 halftime lead.
Makenzi Bossert’s 11 rebounds led the Lady Hornets.… Read the rest

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