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Bi-district champs!

April 2, 2014
Bi-district champs!

Action from the 2-1 bi-district win over Birdville: the champs; Javier Mejia (15) works the ball downfield; stellar keeper Austin McCash leaps to snag a Hawk kick as Mason Mendell (12) watches; Danny Gomez (11) tangles with a Birdville player; Josa Gomez (7) celebrates with Dylan Tritton after the latter’s first half goal. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Softball Lady Hornets win Brewer showdown

March 26, 2014
Softball Lady Hornets win Brewer showdown

 

AHS takes battle of state-ranked squads

by Mark K. Campbell
Lots of folks turned out March 18 to see a softball game between a pair of state-ranked 4A schools, Azle and Brewer.… Read the rest

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Hornets plaster Denton in 5-4A baseball contest

March 26, 2014
Hornets plaster Denton in 5-4A baseball contest

The hardball Hornets split games against district rivals.
Azle (6-11-1, 2-3) hosted Wichita Falls Rider and found the going tough against the Raiders’ lefthand starter.… Read the rest

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Season Finale

March 26, 2014
Season Finale

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Azle golfers tee up

March 26, 2014

Azle High School golfers are zeroing in on the district tournament.
In an Aledo event, the Hornets finished 15th at Split Rail Golf Course.
Leading the way for Azle was Dylan Tritton who fired an 85 on day two, March 8.
The Hornets followed that tournament up with a trip to Robson Ranch for a Argyle event March 17.
Coach Bob Gilbreath said AHS shot a 372, “a better score than our previous outing.”… Read the rest

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AHS track teams hosting Hornet Relays Friday

March 26, 2014
AHS track teams hosting Hornet Relays Friday

by Mark K. Campbell
After trips to ovals in Aledo and Joshua, the Azle High School track teams are coming home.
The annual Hornet Relays are set for Friday, March 28 – the first on the new track that surrounds the Hornet Field gridiron.
The boys competed at Aledo in the Bearcat Relays.… Read the rest

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Former Azle High wrestlers excelling on collegiate mats

March 26, 2014
Former Azle High wrestlers excelling on collegiate mats

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle High School head wrestling coach Chris Allen said several former Hornets are enjoying success at college.
Noah Killip battled injuries and foes in a redshirt season at Fort Hays State in Kansas.
Despite hamstring and ankle woes, he was the full-time starter at 149 pounds.
Killip recorded 20-plus victories and ended up just one round short of the NCAA Div. 2 Nationals.… Read the rest

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March 18, 2014 on the Azle High School Campus

March 26, 2014
March 18, 2014 on the Azle High School Campus

On Tuesday, March 18, the Azle High School campus was abuzz with activity on diamonds and pitches: Trent Walcott (12) watches second baseman Tyler Albers (4) fire to first base in the Wichita Falls Rider game; Hornet goal keeper David Mahlmann (00) hauls in an errant Springtown scoring attempt; Lady Hornet Makenzi Harris (12) take a rip at a Brewer pitch; Blake Hall fires a ball from the mound in the Rider game; in the Azle-Springtown soccer season finale, awaiting a corner kick are Lady Hornets Molly Grover (2), Lauren Harvick (9), Mallory Fisher (16), Paige Fugate (11), and Paige Freeman (13); AHS’ Austin Fugate (4) has a Porcupine on his back during Azle’s blowout victory.… Read the rest

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Azle soccer squads are headed to the postseason

March 19, 2014
Azle soccer squads are headed to the postseason

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Boys are 12-4A champs

March 19, 2014

by Mark K. Campbell
Both Azle High School soccer teams are headed to the postseason again.
However, at press time (March 18), Azle’s foes remained unknown.
The boys won the district title with a week still left in the season. The girls finished third in 12-4A.
Both will face squads from neighboring 11-4A, a district whose playoff seeding remained uncertain into regular season finales March 19.… Read the rest

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