by Mark K. Campbell
Qualifying for an elite race is no easy feat – and when that race is the Boston Marathon, it’s a big deal.
Azle coach Stacy Boenisch, who works at Eagle Heights Elementary, did just that, however.
Boenisch, 41, completed the Nov. 9 Fort Worth Marathon in 3 hours, 32 minutes, and 56 seconds.
The Boston requirement times for her age group was 3:45 so she finished safely under that, by over 12 minutes.… Read the rest
The Azle Christian School Crusaders are back in familiar territory – the postseason.
ACS (10-0) clubbed its foe in the first round of the playoffs, downing McKinney Cornerstone 53-8 in Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship competition.
The Crusaders, ranked No. 1 in TCAF six-man and the favorite to win the state championship, was led by quarterback Joey Rosamond.… Read the rest
The final football contest of the year was a toughie.
Almost all entries missed six games, several were off on five, and just two prognosticators erred on four games.
The tie-breaker of Dallas 31, Jacksonville 17 (48) sorted things out.
The $20 first place winner with a guess of 54 was Steve Parker.
Second place and $10 went to Kinny Pack whose tie-breaker guess was 55.… Read the rest
The 2014 football seasons ended for the JV and freshman football squads.
The JV Green was edged by WF Rider 15-11.
Azle scored when Dylan McBay threw 15 yards to Tyler Barnard on a reverse pass; Ricky Aregullin added 2 points on the PAT conversion out of “the gate” formation.
Other offensive standouts: Ryan Leberg, Dakota Hutson, Justin Miller, and TJ Buenostro as well as center Jon Mark Castillo and guard Andrew Swan.… Read the rest
The Lady Hornets’ successful volleyball season – that saw Azle win 26 matches – ended in bi-district. Grapevine defeated AHS (26-14) in three games to win the bi-district contest held at Haltom High School Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Eventually, all 5-5A squads were knocked out so the All-District lists could be released – and plenty of Lady Hornets were on them.… Read the rest
Azle plays for 5-5A title in Wichita Falls
by Mark K. Campbell
On Senior Night at Hornet Field an already memorable football season got racheted up another notch when Azle (8-1, 5-1) rallied to beat – and eliminate – archrival Brewer, 29-24.… Read the rest