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Girls 3rd in district golf

April 1, 2015
Girls 3rd in district golf

Simants is  5-5A champ

The Lady Hornet varsity golf team finished third at the District 5-5A golf tournament in Weatherford.
Azle was led by district champion sophomore Jessica Simants; she fired a 164 over 36 holes at Canyon West Golf Course.
AHS’ other scores were Riley Sparks, 211; Miranda Davis, 217; Tristen Rush, 239; and Taylor Smith, 253.
Next up for Simants is the Region I event at Texas Tech in Lubbock April 13-14.… Read the rest

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AHS tops Brewer

April 1, 2015
AHS tops Brewer

Hornet Sean Townsend hurries to get back to first after a fly ball was caught early in the Brewer game. Azle beat the visiting Bears 5-3. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

The Hornet baseball team played three games in four days.
First, AHS beat Brewer 5-3 as Trey Ramos led off the game with a triple for Azle and later belted another one, finishing 3-for-3 with 3 runs scored. Tommy Kay cranked a 2-run double.… Read the rest

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AJH Sweeps Lake Worth Track Meets

March 25, 2015
AJH Sweeps Lake Worth Track Meets

The eighth grade girls out-tallied runner-up Springtown by 43 points.

The seventh grade girls literally ran away with the team trophy.

The eighth grade boys won all three relays in Lake Worth.

A gold-winning effort in the final 4×400 relay won the title for the seventh grade boys.

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Azle softball atop 5-5A standings; No. 2 in Texas

March 25, 2015
Azle softball atop 5-5A standings; No. 2 in Texas

Centerfielder Samantha Tittle fires to the infield. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Lady Hornet Rebekah Teel turns on a pitch. In a pair of 5-5A games, the senior second baseman tore up rival pitchers, going 6-for-7 with 5 RBI. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

AHS moves to 4-0 in district

by Mark K. Campbell
You have to wonder what the other teams in 5-5A are thinking.… Read the rest

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All Star Game

March 25, 2015
All Star Game

AHS’ Valarie Matlock (15) heads downcourt in Mineral Wells. At the all-star game, she had several steals and points as her squad won, Azle Coach Mitzi Marquart said. Photo courtesy Tony Eierdam, The Community News

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Lady Hornet Golfers

March 25, 2015
Lady Hornet Golfers

These Lady Hornet golfers – (l-r) Jessica Simants, Riley Sparks, Jayden Stowe, and Taylor Smith – took second in a Saginaw tourney. Simants was the top medalist at Meadowbrook GC. Not pictured: Tristen Rush.

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Baseball Hornets nipped twice in early district road contests

March 25, 2015

Baseball district play did not start the way Azle High School  Coach Anthony Barron would have liked.
He did like the two impressive pitching performance turned in by Hornets Tommy Kay and Blake Hall.
But Barron lamented the lack of hitting that led to a pair of 1-run losses as District 5-5A play began.
“Our hitting and defense came to a stall because of the weather,” the coach said.… Read the rest

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Track squads vie in Aledo

March 25, 2015

The March 20 Bearcat Relays in Aledo fielded some tough competition.
Still, Azle athletes turned in some solid performances.
The girls varsity had all three hurdlers place in the 300.
The boys varsity saw 110 hurdler Conrad Reinhard beat the field for a gold in 15.4 seconds.
The girls JV squad impressed with a second place team finish as, again, hurdlers shone.
The boys JV top effort was a gold for Jamie Stevens in the 400 (54.08).… Read the rest

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Soccer playoffs!

March 25, 2015
Soccer playoffs!

Postseason action returns for AHS!

Hornet nation!

Azle vs. Grapevine Thurs., March 26 Saginaw HS
Girls: 5:30           BOYS: 7:30

Ready for bi-district:  Pepe Ballesteros (1); Sam Derda (19); Alex Quevedo (19); Javier Mejia (15); Jenna Okubo (2); and Meagan McNew (15).

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Soccer bounds into playoffs

March 18, 2015
Soccer bounds into playoffs

Ben Davis and his fellow Hornets are racing toward the postseason. Both the girls and boys soccer teams will face Grapevine March 26 at Saginaw Rough Rider Stadium. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Grapevine is bi-district foe for both AHS squads

by Mark K. Campbell
Both Azle soccer teams fell in 5-5A finales; however, the outcomes against Wichita Falls Rider did not affect AHS’ postseason.… Read the rest

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