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Softball ladies fill up softball All-District list

June 10, 2015
Softball ladies fill up softball All-District list

Samantha Bradley was picked as the Pitcher of the Year

Three earn superlatives

by Mark K. Campbell
A whopping 11 Lady Hornets were named to the 5-5A All-District softball list.
A trio of Azle athletes earned superlatives – special recognition for exceptional play.
AHS claimed the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year and the Pitcher of the Year.
Bailee Carter was picked by district coaches as the best hitter – and her numbers were staggering.
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Varsity football ‘15 schedule set

June 10, 2015
Varsity football ‘15 schedule set

Trey Ramos will be a key Hornet this autumn.

If you want to see the 2015 varsity football Hornets early in the season, you’ll need to hit the road.
Azle’s first three contests – including a scrimmage – are all away from Hornet Field.
AHS opens at Burleson for that scrimmage.
The regular season opener sends the Hornets to Granbury Aug. 28.
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Summer Camps Pack AHS

June 10, 2015
Summer Camps Pack AHS

Wrestling, softball, and boys basketball camps were jammed with local youth this week. The next camps don’t arrive until mid-July.   All photos but tennis by Mark K. Campbell

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Summer Camps Underway

June 3, 2015
Summer Camps Underway

Youngsters learned baseball and tennis basics at the annual camps at Azle High School.
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Boys hoops, wrestling next up sports camps

June 3, 2015

Summer sports camps are full steam ahead.
On June 8-11, boys basketball has two sessions:
I – grades 3-6, 8:30-noon
II – grades 7-9, 1-4:30 p.m.
Fees are $65 with a $30 deposit due by June 8.
Also on June 8-11 is a wrestling camp in two sessions:
I – grades 1-5, 8-10 a.m.
II – grades 6-9, 10 a.m.-noon
Fees are $30.
From June 8-July 29, a cross country distance running camp is set for grades 5-8 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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Azle Elementary top athletic students named

June 3, 2015
Azle Elementary top athletic students named

 

Once again, students at Azle Elementary went through the exercises of the Presidential Fitness Award under P.E. Coach David Slininger.
Also, AE Athletes of the Year were named.
For this honor, students must have shown “good leadership, attitude, fitness, and athletic ability” in P.E.
The sixth grade girl Azle Elementary Athlete of the Year was Regan Sawyer.
The top sixth grade boy athlete was Connor Atkinson.
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Aledo ends Azle’s Final Four dream again

June 3, 2015
Aledo ends Azle’s Final Four dream again

Regional finals action: Lady Hornet pitcher Samantha Bradley was also stellar at the plate throughout the entire playoff run; third baseman Sarah Brown reaches for a ball that came a hair too late to put out a Ladycat; the storm that arrived at Brock High School May 28 was a huge one that forced the postponement of game one; Raelyn Temple is safe at home, giving Azle its only lead. Photos by Mark K. Campbell
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Battle of the Juggernauts, Part II set for softball

May 27, 2015
Battle of the Juggernauts, Part II set for softball

Samantha Bradley had a remarkable opening game against El Paso Hanks. She belted a pair of grand slam home runs in consecutive at bats. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

Logan Graham is a freshman on AHS’ senior-heavy squad. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Once again, it’s Azle (#3) vs. Aledo (#1) for a trip to Austin for the state tourney
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Several baseball Hornets honored

May 27, 2015
Several baseball Hornets honored

While Azle missed the postseason, several Hornets were lauded for their 2015 efforts.
Three AHS athletes landed on the First Team: pitcher Tommy Kay, outfielder Trevor Boiles, and shortstop Trey Ramos.
One player was selected for the Second Team, pitcher Blake Hall.
Four more were named Honorable Mention: Tyler Albers, Dalton Cole, Seth Garner, and Landon Pyle.
A slew of Azle players earned Academic All-District honors: Shane Drolet, Alex Newton, Devon Oliver, John Penshorn, RJ Simpson, Sean Townsend, Bennett Wendell, Albers, Boiles, Garner, Hall, and Kay.
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Summer sports camps are registering for June 2 start

May 27, 2015

Summer sports camps are registering right now.
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.
Also on June 2-5, soccer is set for four sessions:
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