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Hoops camp next up at AHS

June 4, 2014

Summer camps are underway.
A cross-country running camp started June 4 and goes through Aug. 14, meeting on Mondays and Wednesdays.
On June 9-12, a boys basketball camp arrives at AHS.
Also starting June 9 and going Monday-Thursday through July 24 or 31, depending on session/sex, is a Performance Course.
Tennis follows from June 16-19.
A wrestling camp is slated for June 16-19, too.
The annual volleyball camp is July 21-23, and it will be divided into three age sessions.… Read the rest

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Cowgirl competes in high school rodeo finals

June 4, 2014

Last week’s story on Azle High School cowgirl Bailey Kavanaugh had some unclear information in it.
Her performance at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals came in barrels.
In the first go-round, she picked up 25 points.
In round two, the rookie earned 49 more. Overall, she finished fourth at Will Rogers Coliseum to boost her seasonlong finish to 14th with 359 points.… Read the rest

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Aledo ends memorable softball season

May 28, 2014
Aledo ends memorable softball season

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle head softball coach Tracy Tadlock said that Aledo was a veteran team that played good defense.
He was right.
The Lady Hornet softball team’s season ended at Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School when the Ladycats won the first two games of the regional finals series – 10-2 and 14-4 – over Azle (35-8).
While Aledo turned in some defensive gems, the Lady Hornets made errors that allowed Aledo to send runners zipping around the bases.… Read the rest

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AHS trio places in high school rodeo

May 28, 2014

Three Azle High School rodeo athletes placed in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals that capped the 2013-14 season.
Competing in the NTHSRA event conducted at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth were Austin Malone, Chris Osborn, and Bailey Kavanaugh.
Malone finished the season sixth overall with 202 points despite not scoring in the Finals.
Osborn competed in chute dogging. At Will Rogers, he pointed in two go-rounds.… Read the rest

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Camps begin in June

May 28, 2014

In two weeks, the annual summer sports camp deluge arrive here for local youths.
Azle High School will be a beehive of activity the first week of June as three camps will be conducted as well as a cross country distance camp that runs into mid-August.
On June 3-6, four sessions of soccer camps are set.
Softball will be held in two sessions and so will baseball – both on AHS diamonds.… Read the rest

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Green-White Game

May 28, 2014
Green-White Game

Action from the annual Green-White football game at Hornet Field May 23. Squads reassemble for two-a-days Aug. 4. In between, skill position players will take part in 7-on-7 through the summer.         Photos courtesy Bill O’Connor… Read the rest

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Lady Hornets sweep Canyon to reach Elite Eight

May 21, 2014
Lady Hornets sweep Canyon to reach Elite Eight

by Mark K. Campbell
The big matchup has arrived.
Azle and Aledo – district rivals for years – are set to face off in the regional finals after each squad won its Region I semifinal clashes.… Read the rest

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Nine Hornets are All-District

May 21, 2014
Nine Hornets are All-District

The Hornet baseball team just missed the playoffs after a late-season push in District 5-4A.
Several Azle athletes were lauded for their diamond play, earning postseason accolades.
Two Hornets achieved First Team All-District status.
Junior pitcher Tommy Kay and junior outfielder Trevor Boiles both were selected as among the best at their respective positions.… Read the rest

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Azle wrestlers achieve national mat acclaim

May 21, 2014
Azle wrestlers achieve national mat acclaim

Three girls earn Team Texas berths

The wrestling season does not end at UIL state – at least for some styles of competition.… Read the rest

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Football Practice

May 21, 2014
Football Practice

Football Hornets continue to practice during spring drills. Coaches, new and old, instruct AHS athletes on the Hornet Field turf. The Green-White game that concludes spring practices has been moved up to accommodate the softball playoffs. Photos by Mark K. Campbell

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