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Boys golf year ends at district

April 19, 2017
Boys golf year ends at district

The 2017 boys’ golf team: (l-r) Caleb Geer, coach Robert Landers, Cameron Smith, Maxton Manker, Alex Quevedo, Caanan Revelle, coach Bob Gilbreath, Chris Powell.

The Azle High School boys’ golf team’s season ended at Bridlewood Golf Club April 12-13.
Coach Bob Gilbreath said the squad turned in its best performance of the season.
Chris Powell, a junior, paced AHS scoring with a tally of 191 in the two-day event.
Freshman Maxton Manker, one of three ninth graders on the varsity, fired a 193, including the top Hornet round of 90 on the second day of the tournament.
Senior Alex Quevedo followed with a 197.… Read the rest

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Get physicals April 26

April 19, 2017

All athletes hoping to play sports – or participate in some summer camps – in the 2017-18 school year must get physicals.
They are available Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. at AHS.
The cost is $20, cash or check.
Youth should wear shorts and t-shirts (no jeans) and enter at the doors across from Hornet Field.… Read the rest

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Girls 4×100 lowers record

April 19, 2017
Girls 4×100 lowers record

Sprinter, hurdler advance too

by Mark K. Campbell
The fastest four 4×100-meter relay girls in Azle history got even faster at the Area meet at Northwest High School.
So much faster, in fact, that the foursome – Katie Roper, Taylor Trower, Michaela Norton, and Addaley Maness – shattered the record they already held by more than a full second.… Read the rest

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Ladies earn 2 big district victories

April 12, 2017
Ladies earn 2 big district victories

Lady Hornet Emily Bradley wielded a big bat against Chisholm Trail; she tripled and had a pair of RBI. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Over Chisholm Trail and Aledo

by Mark K. Campbell
The Lady Hornet softball team won a pair of crucial district games.
Azle (4-6 in 6-5A) beat Chisholm Trail and Aledo.… Read the rest

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Girls golf season over

April 12, 2017

The Lady Hornet golf year ended at the district tourney.
Azle played at Bridlewood GC in Flower Mound and did not advance to regional, coach Eddy Bradley said.
The girls sorely missed two-time regional qualifier Jessica Simants who did not compete because of March knee surgery.
Tara Sheets led AHS with a two-day total of 196.
Also representing Azle were Jaden Stowe, Bailey Natusch, Riley Sparks, and Kaitlyn Ford.… Read the rest

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Baseball Hornets rout FWSW after 6-5A losses

April 12, 2017
Baseball Hornets rout FWSW after 6-5A losses

Sam Collins drops a bunt. He had a hit and an RBI in a win over FW Southwest. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornet baseball team faced district rivals then a Fort Worth squad in a non-district clash.
At Chisholm Trail, Azle (9-12, 1-7) lost 6-0.
Coach Stephen Smith said Tyler Lehr pitched well, striking out four Rangers while allowing three earned runs.
David Johnson and Sam Collins pitched in relief.
Zachary Edwards went 2-for-2 with a double for the Hornets.
Dylan Flynn and Ryan Lehr also had hits.
At home against Aledo, the visitors won 4-1.… Read the rest

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Youth soccer training coming to AHS

April 12, 2017

Starting April 24

If you have a boy or girl interested in soccer, Azle High School boys’ head coach Brad Averitte will begin conducting instruction in the sport.
Averitte will teach ages 4-14, boys and girls.
Sessions are slated from 6-7 p.m. every Monday and Thursday beginning Monday, April 24.
Contact Averitte at waveritte@azleisd.net.… Read the rest

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Several AHS athletes qualify for Area track meet

April 12, 2017
Several AHS athletes qualify for Area track meet

Lady Hornet Taylor Trower is well ahead of all her rivals in the district 200-meter race. She also won the 100 at Chisholm Trail High School. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Trower sprints to 2 gold medals

by Mark K. Campbell
At the highly competitive District 6-5A Track and Field Championships, several Azle athletes turned in superior performance.
So superior, in fact, that they qualified for the Area meet with top four finishes.
Placing among the first four at Northwest on April 12 granted the athlete a trip to the regional event at Texas Tech in Lubbock April 28.
Several Azle High athletes were top four finishers at the district event at Chisholm Trail HS April 5-6.… Read the rest

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At the district finals

April 12, 2017
At the district finals

 

Addaley Maness has the baton in the Lady Hornet’s 4×100 finals race where Azle finished second; Bailey McCracken (below) is golden in the 300 hurdles; Payton Ladner passes to Blaze Miller in the junior varsity 4×100 relay.                                                                   Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Two Lady Hornet track marks fall

April 5, 2017
Two Lady Hornet track marks fall

Taylor Trower set two AHS records in Austin.
Photo courtesy Keith Boenisch

Trower sets new 100-meter mark, is part of the record-setting 4×100 quartet

by Mark K. Campbell
Most Azle athletes stayed home and competed in the newly named Donnie Ostermann Hornet Relays.
But four Lady Hornets ventured to the most elite track meet in the state – the Texas Relays.
There, two Azle girls’ records fell on the UT-Austin track.
Taylor Trower was involved in both new marks.… Read the rest

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