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Summer Camps Underway

June 3, 2015
Summer Camps Underway

Youngsters learned baseball and tennis basics at the annual camps at Azle High School.
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Boys hoops, wrestling next up sports camps

June 3, 2015

Summer sports camps are full steam ahead.
On June 8-11, boys basketball has two sessions:
I – grades 3-6, 8:30-noon
II – grades 7-9, 1-4:30 p.m.
Fees are $65 with a $30 deposit due by June 8.
Also on June 8-11 is a wrestling camp in two sessions:
I – grades 1-5, 8-10 a.m.
II – grades 6-9, 10 a.m.-noon
Fees are $30.
From June 8-July 29, a cross country distance running camp is set for grades 5-8 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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Azle Elementary top athletic students named

June 3, 2015
Azle Elementary top athletic students named

 

Once again, students at Azle Elementary went through the exercises of the Presidential Fitness Award under P.E. Coach David Slininger.
Also, AE Athletes of the Year were named.
For this honor, students must have shown “good leadership, attitude, fitness, and athletic ability” in P.E.
The sixth grade girl Azle Elementary Athlete of the Year was Regan Sawyer.
The top sixth grade boy athlete was Connor Atkinson.
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Aledo ends Azle’s Final Four dream again

June 3, 2015
Aledo ends Azle’s Final Four dream again

Regional finals action: Lady Hornet pitcher Samantha Bradley was also stellar at the plate throughout the entire playoff run; third baseman Sarah Brown reaches for a ball that came a hair too late to put out a Ladycat; the storm that arrived at Brock High School May 28 was a huge one that forced the postponement of game one; Raelyn Temple is safe at home, giving Azle its only lead. Photos by Mark K. Campbell
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Battle of the Juggernauts, Part II set for softball

May 27, 2015
Battle of the Juggernauts, Part II set for softball

Samantha Bradley had a remarkable opening game against El Paso Hanks. She belted a pair of grand slam home runs in consecutive at bats. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

Logan Graham is a freshman on AHS’ senior-heavy squad. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Once again, it’s Azle (#3) vs. Aledo (#1) for a trip to Austin for the state tourney
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Several baseball Hornets honored

May 27, 2015
Several baseball Hornets honored

While Azle missed the postseason, several Hornets were lauded for their 2015 efforts.
Three AHS athletes landed on the First Team: pitcher Tommy Kay, outfielder Trevor Boiles, and shortstop Trey Ramos.
One player was selected for the Second Team, pitcher Blake Hall.
Four more were named Honorable Mention: Tyler Albers, Dalton Cole, Seth Garner, and Landon Pyle.
A slew of Azle players earned Academic All-District honors: Shane Drolet, Alex Newton, Devon Oliver, John Penshorn, RJ Simpson, Sean Townsend, Bennett Wendell, Albers, Boiles, Garner, Hall, and Kay.
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Summer sports camps are registering for June 2 start

May 27, 2015

Summer sports camps are registering right now.
Things begin with a baseball camp. On June 2-5, three sessions are planned:
I – grades 2-6, 8-10 a.m. June 2-4
II – grades 7-9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 2-4
On June 5, times change for Reward Day.
Fees are $50 per camper, $40 for each additional family member.
Also on June 2-5, soccer is set for four sessions:
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Annual Green-White Spring Game

May 27, 2015
Annual Green-White Spring Game

The action was hot and heavy on a muggy May 22 at Hornet Field at the annual Green-White spring game. Head Coach Devon Dorris declared the outing a success: “It is an opportunity to get everyone on film with no coaches on the field. The best thing that can happen in these spring games is that no one gets injured. We escaped this spring with no serious injuries. That’s a win.” Photos by Mark K. CampbellRead the rest

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Ladies reel in Birdville, AHS advances

May 20, 2015
Ladies reel in Birdville, AHS advances

Lady Hornet pitcher Makenzi Harris got the win in the vital regional quarterfinal finale against Birdville, pitching a complete game. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

Another comeback meant another celebration for the Lady Hornet softball team, now No. 3 in Texas in 5A. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

Outfielder Valarie Matlock corrals a long fly ball in the Birdville playoff series. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

Logan Graham delivered the big hit in a crucial game three to help Azle advance. Photo courtesy Richard Spraggens

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Scarbro Signs

May 20, 2015
Scarbro Signs

Reigning state wrestling champion Justin Scarbro signs to continue his career with McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. With him are parents Lisa and Jason Scarbro.

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