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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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Softball ladies rally to stay perfect in District 5-4A action

March 19, 2014
Softball ladies rally to stay perfect in District 5-4A action

A gigantic, final inning comeback kept the Lady Hornet softball team flawless in district play.
Playing at home over Spring Break on March 11, Azle (18-4, 4-0) entered the bottom of the seventh three outs away from a 7-1 defeat at the hands of Denton Guyer.… Read the rest

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AHS baseball collect wins

March 19, 2014
AHS baseball collect wins

A district victory buoyed the baseball varsity.
After a 12-2 loss at Wichita Falls March 11, Azle (5-10-1, 1-2) skunked visiting Brewer 11-0 on March 14.
At Old High, Trevor Boiles belted a triple and Trey Ramos doubled. But the Hornets got behind early and did not catch up.… Read the rest

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Playoff time!

March 19, 2014
Playoff time!

Both Azle High School soccer teams are headed to the postseason, including the DISTRICT CHAMP Hornets!Read the rest

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Azle boys lock down district soccer crown

March 12, 2014
Azle boys lock down district soccer crown

by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornet soccer team has won District 12-4A with a match still remaining.
After an earlier 3-1 win over Brewer and thanks to a 2-2 tie at Saginaw, Azle secured the crown Monday, March 10.
“We are district champs with one game left to play,” coach Ben Buentello said.
The top spot out of the district means the Hornets will face the No. 4 team out of neighboring District 11-4A in the playoffs.… Read the rest

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Hall top vaulter again

March 12, 2014
Hall top vaulter again

At a tough track meet at Boswell March 6, Azle athletes found themselves competing against some stout schools.
Still, one Lady Hornet continued her gold-winning ways – Sarah Hall.
The pole vaulter, who medaled at state in 2013, won her event again, clearing 12-6.
That was the lone gold medal for the Lady Hornet varsity, coach Melody Dennis said.
The coach said the 4×200 and 4×400 units both set personal bests.… Read the rest

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Azle tumbles in 5-4A opener

March 12, 2014
Azle tumbles in 5-4A opener

Denton Guyer came to town to open district play for the baseball Hornets.
Azle led 2-1 at one time, but lost 5-2 when the Wildcats tallied 3 runs in the top of the seventh inning.
Tommy Kay took the loss despite a strong outing on the mound, fanning 13 of the 17 outs he recorded.
Blake Hall got the final two outs.
AHS’ Jesse Salisbury plated both Hornet runners in the fifth inning.… Read the rest

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