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Contest cash goes to Wilson

October 26, 2016

If you missed more than one game in last week’s football contest then you were out of the running.
Three entrants were all off on the Azle loss so the tie-breaker of Alabama 33, Texas A&M 13 (47) decided winners.
With a guess of 58, Kevin Wilson got the $20 first place check.
Second ($10) and third ($5) place went to Margaret (68) and Eddy Swanzy (78).… Read the rest

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Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

October 26, 2016
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 21, scores of Azle athletes represented the high school and city.  The day started cool in White Settlement where the cross country teams competed in the annual district race. Later, back at Hornet Field on Homecoming night, Northwest Eaton was the foe for the AHS volleyball and football teams. Photos by Mark K. Campbell

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Homecoming 2016!

October 26, 2016
Homecoming 2016!

Hornet Nation assembled for Homecoming!

Hornets came home to mingle with old friends and revel in the annual festivities of Homecoming! Royalty was crowned and goodwill abounded at Hornet Field Oct. 21!

Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman and Mark K. Campbell

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Run on, Azle!

October 26, 2016
Run on, Azle!

AHS racers are off to Lubbock for the Region I meet!

The boys’ team and Lady Hornet Hadassah Marquart (49) will compete against the best cross country runners in this part of Texas at Mae Simmons Park, vying to reach the ultimate high school race…STATE! Good luck! Photos by Mark K. Campbell

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Hornet defense fuels crucial district victory

October 19, 2016
Hornet defense fuels crucial district victory

The Hornet defense – Seth Ortega (27) Sam Rodgers (48), and Seth Bell (50) – rough up a Rough Rider running back. Azle’s big win put AHS in playoff position with three games left in district. Photo courtesy Azle Sports Photography

Azle sends Saginaw reeling 38-14 on the road

by Mark K. Campbell
It was all about “tone.”
Azle needed to win at Saginaw Oct. 14. In fact, it was almost essential.
The Hornets took care of business with a 38-14 thumping of the Rough Riders and AHS repositioned itself as a playoff contender.
Coach Devon Dorris said that for the first time this season, Azle (2-5, 2-2) lost the coin toss.… Read the rest

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Azle cowgirl tops in barrels

October 19, 2016
Azle cowgirl tops in barrels

Kylee Scribner

Azle High School cowgirl Kylee Scribner won the Texas High School Rodeo Association Founders Invitational Rodeo in Hallettsville.
She took the long-go in 16.1 seconds which advanced her to the short-go where she was the runner-up.
Based on average, Scribner won the event, which was based on the prior year’s standings.
In North Texas High School Rodeo action, Kyler Kavanaugh took second in chute dogging while Jacob Johnson and Lane Lanier finished fifth in team roping.… Read the rest

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ACS wins again

October 19, 2016

Another game, another win for the Azle Christian School Crusaders (7-1).
With a 55-39 victory over the THESA JV, ACS is in position to take the district crown with a win over Decatur Victory Christian Oct. 22.
Bobby Greenwood led the way once again, this time scoring 4 TDs on 125 yards rushing.
Adding TDs were Christian Kolmer, Harley Vandertution, Charlee Roberson, and Josh McCanless.
QBs included Landon Boling (9-of-12 for 150 yards and 2 TDs); Wilson (4-4-90 and a TD); Roberson (3-3-60); and Vandertution (3-3-80).
Wilson and Roberson both caught 4 balls each while McCanless snagged 3 passes.
Kilmer led the defense with 13 tackles; Boling added 8 unassisted tackles.… Read the rest

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Parker takes contest

October 19, 2016

Steve Parker got every game right in the football contest and won the $20 first place cash.
Four others missed one game apiece so the tie-breaker of Baylor 49, Kansas 7 (56) decided things.
With a guess of 67, Kevin Wilson earned $10.
Taking third and $5 was Kyle Betz for a guess of 68.
Too far off were Roddy Murr (78) and John Hagerman (86).… Read the rest

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Volleyball Ace

October 19, 2016
Volleyball Ace

The season is winding down for Kynleigh Browne and the Azle volleyball team. The squad, still looking for a district victory, plays its final home game against NW Eaton Oct. 21, Senior Night. The year ends Oct. 25 at Chisholm Trail. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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AHS JV, 9th win

October 19, 2016

Saginaw was the foe for the subvarsity football teams.
The AHS JVs combined to face the Rough Riders at home.
The Hornets won, skunking the visitors.
Recovering a pair of kickoffs aided in the win. After the first one, Gavin Coffee passed to Daniel Ruelas for a 30-yard TD. Then, following another Saginaw kick turnover, Azle scored when Coffee hit Dave Johnson for a 10-yard score.
Scoring later were Dallas Joseph and Matthew Collins.
The defense was “all over the field,” coaches recalled.
Lauded for their efforts were Lathan Harris and Brandon Sharp.
The 9th Green (4-3) beat Saginaw 20-14 in thrilling fashion.… Read the rest

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