The football finales against Lake Dallas did not go as planned for the subvarsity Hornets.
The JV (3-7) lost 19-9 as the Falcons scored early then held off Azle.
A short TD run by Dylan Moore accounted for AHS’ only score, coaches noted.
Late in the game, the defense carded a safety when Dakota Bartley blocked a punt.
Other D standouts were Michael Mendez, Jeffrey Johnson, and Devon Venable.… Read the rest
Azle falls in volleyball playoff play-in
By Mark K. Campbell
After the first round of 5-4A volleyball play, the Lady Hornets were sitting pretty.
Azle had won three district matches 3-2 – at Wichita Falls and WF Rider and at home against Denton – and were parked in third place in 5-4A after seven contests.… Read the rest
Azle Christian School playoff-bound once more
Azle Christian School and El Paso Immanuel met in the middle – Midland – for a six-man football clash.
The Crusaders made quick work of their foe out in West Texas, pummelling El Paso 58-8 in a familiar 45-point mercy rule.… Read the rest
Winning $20 was Jerri Hagerman (92). Second place and $10 went to Steve Parker (73). Third and $5 was claimed by Bobby Boyd (69).
Too far off were Heather Haggerton (60) and Lucy Pritchard (56).… Read the rest
The 8th A fell to Highland despite the play of “Wonder Twins” Savanna and Autumn Johnson.
“The team played hard and has some outstanding moments,” coaches recalled.
Later, Wayside topped the A when things “couldn’t click.”
The 8th B lost in 3 games to Highland.
Coaches lauded the efforts of Desiree Juantos.
“I’m proud of the girls’ effort and hard work,” coaches noted.
Next, the B got good play from Emily Jungman and Juantos but tumbled again to Wayside.… Read the rest
On Halloween night, AJH trounced the visiting Lady Badgers of Willkie JH.
Dressed “pretty in pink” for breast cancer awareness, coach Kriss Meeker said, “The girls were ready to take care of business.
“The night was a great success with another victory.”
The season ended against Highland in a match that determined district tournament seeding.
With a loss, AJH enters the final event as the No. 3 seed.… Read the rest
AHS coaches talk 2013-14 season
By Mark K. Campbell
Strong off-season programs and some returning veterans give Azle High School basketball coaches hope for the upcoming season.
Boys coach Eddy Prather and girls coach Mitzi Marquart both said their charges put in plenty of work in and out of the gym during non-hoops months.
Prather said, “Our basketball kids went through the Performance Course training program this past September and October.”… Read the rest
Byron Nelson made it a sweep of Hornet football when Azle JV and freshman squads could not take down the Bobcats.
The JV fell 21-0 to their Nelson counterparts.
Coaches said the offense moved the ball well but “were plagued by four turnovers.”
Running back Dylan Moore was lauded for his ball carrying and he “had the outstanding performance of the night.”
Coaches said, the AHS JV D “played well at times.”… Read the rest