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Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

February 11, 2015
Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

On the AHS auditorium stage, six football Hornets signed college scholarships: Landon (60) and Logan Todd (62), Johnny Crow (42), Jamie King (12), Marshall Gilbreath (44), and Dalton Cole (16). Photo courtesy Devon Dorris

At the Azle High School campus, there were smiles all around on Signing Day Feb. 4.
On the AHS auditorium stage, folks witnessed six football Hornets sign scholarships to continue their gridiron careers at the next level.… Read the rest

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Azle hoops boys drop 2

February 11, 2015

Two more district games, a  couple more losses for the Hornet basketball team.
Azle hosted Denton Feb. 3 and was defeated 80-50.
Three Hornets reached double digits: Jamie King with 11 points and Bowen Moyer and Trey Ramos with 10 each.
At Brewer in White Settlement Feb. 6, AHS could not recover from a slow start – trailing 14-3 after one period – and lost 68-32.… Read the rest

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The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

February 11, 2015
The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third at the Byron Nelson Spring Classic, led by bronze medalist Taylor Smith. The team: (l-r) Tristen Rush, Riley Sparks, Lauren Furr, Jaden Stowe, and Taylor. Photo courtesy Bob Gilbreath

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JV, 9th girls victors

February 11, 2015

The girls JV basketball team lost to Denton 33-30 despite 9 points from Breeona Cannon.
In a 46-33 victory over Brewer, Rachel Wood led the way with 12 points and Miranda Davis added 10.
The freshman Lady Hornets smashed Denton 51-17 as Hannah Kolar (13) and Brooke Phillips (10) led AHS.
In a close 27-24 victory at Brewer, Savannah Johnson’s 9 points was team high for AHS.… Read the rest

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AHS JV district wrestle champs

February 11, 2015
AHS JV district wrestle champs

The AHS junior varsity wrestlers celebrate winning the district championship.

Azle High School stepped up and hosted the junior varsity wrestling tournament.
And AHS won it.
The Hornets “hung on late,” coach Chris Allen said, to beat Chisholm Trail 187-178 for the team title.
Azle had plenty of impressive performances at the final tourney of the season.
• District champs – Jacob Rich (120 pounds); Hagen Holbrooks (132); Shawn Mackey (145); Eli Guardiolia (152); and Cutter Cox (170)… Read the rest

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Postseason!

February 11, 2015
Postseason!

And the Lady Hornet basketball squad finished second in 5-5A and is bound for the playoffs again!

Photos by Mark K. Campbell

The Lady Hornet basketball team has been state-ranked most of the season. In action here:Lauren Thomas (11); Taylor Fulfer (15) and Valarie Matlock (with ball); and Kaycie Dunkerley (5).

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Postseason!

February 11, 2015
Postseason!

The hard work has paid off!

Both AHS wrestling teams won District 5-5A and 20 athletes will move on to the regional tournament in Frisco Feb. 14!

Photos by Mark K. Campbell

Some of Azle’s talented mat athletes :Skylar Russell ;Alexis Hanna; Marshall Gilbreath; James Conrique; and Hollie Taylor.  These wrestlers – and 15 more – earned berths at the regional tourament.… Read the rest

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First Pitch Saturday

February 11, 2015
First Pitch Saturday

On a day that ended up being near-perfect, Azle baseball and softball squads hit the diamonds for the first time this season. First Pitch Saturday on Feb. 7 featured softball scrimmages – where the Lady Hornets excelled – as well as baseball practices and an alumni game. It was the initial outings for squads that are looking forward to memorable seasons, including freshman bunter T.J. Fugate and softball slugger Sarah Brown.… Read the rest

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Azle wrestlers ready for district tournament at Chisholm Trail

February 4, 2015
Azle wrestlers ready for district tournament at Chisholm Trail

by Mark K. Campbell
Even with young squads, Azle High School wrestling coach Chris Allen thinks his athletes will shine at the district meet.
That event is set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. at Chisholm Trail High School.
Allen said the coaches’ goals are simple – win the 5-5A team championships.
Seven Lady Hornets will represent the girls team.
Allen said a trio of girls have legitimate shots at individual titles.… Read the rest

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Third at State

February 4, 2015
Third at State

Representing the Azle Wrestling Club, two young athletes finished third at state in Austin: Danny Laver (top) and Barrett Gilbreath (below). Coach Justin Berg said several other Azle athletes “wrestled well but fell just short of the medal rounds.”

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