The success of the football Hornets is keeping some of those athletes away from other sports – like basketball.
Still, the Hornets opened the hoops season at home against Granbury Nov. 18.
A one-point first quarter made things tough as Azle (0-1) lost 62-40.
Bowen Meyer paced the Hornets in scoring and rebounds with 15 and 6, respectively. He hit four 3-pointers.
Cole Maxfield and Josh Golliday added 6 points apiece.… Read the rest
Goforth strong in Louisiana
A former Lady Hornet cowgirl is making hay at the collegiate level.
Ashley Goforth is a crucial part of the McNeese State University women’s Cowgirls rodeo team.
Through five rodeos this season, the Lake Charles, Louisiana school sits No. 8 in the nation among women’s squads.
In the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s Southern Region, the McNeese women are first.
Goforth is sixth in breakaway roping in the regional circuit.… Read the rest
John Vining, 15, set a new racing mark Nov. 8.
At a Sports Car Club of America race at Texas World Speedway in College Station, Vining posted a record lap on the 2.9 mile course.
While winning his class, the teenager shattered the previous mark by 2.99 seconds with his time of 1 minute, 47.994 seconds.
He said, “Winning my first SCCA race was very special to me as well as setting a track record.”… Read the rest
Action from Azle’s impressive victory over Fort Worth Dunbar: Trevor Boiles (18) makes a great catch, snagging both ends of the ball; Chase Smith (20) and Justin Scarbro (54) open a hole for QB Jamie King (12); Trey Ramos (5) returns an interception; the Azle defense –Seth Bell (50), Nick Murray (27), Dylan Moore (21), and Seth Ortega (28) – stop a Wildcat; Dalton Cole (16) tries to get rid of a pesky Dunbar tackler.… Read the rest
The Lady Hornet basketball team started 2014-15 with a 3-1 mark.
Azle opened the year with a 46-41 win over Richland.
Nicole Aniasco and Valarie Matlock shared scoring honors with 11 points apiece.
Kaycie Dunkerley added 8 and Peyton Berger 6 points.
AHS roared out to a 17-3 first quarter lead.
Next, Azle fell to Grapevine 55-39. The game was close at halftime, 26-21, but GHS pulled away.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
On a cold, windy Porcupine Stadium turf, Azle Christian School (11-0) – in a game that got delayed for just over an hour to fix the field – punched its return ticket to the state championship game.… Read the rest