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Softball Lady Hornets tangle with foes at College Station

March 5, 2014
Softball Lady Hornets tangle with foes at College Station

Azle sees tough teams on road trip

Supposedly, Aledo didn’t want to face the Lady Hornet softball team in consecutive weeks.
Since the Lady Cats were due to play Azle at Brewer, Aledo pulled out.
However, the teams did clash hundreds of miles away in College Station Feb. 27.
And the Lady Hornets won, 6-3.
On Feb. 27 in the opening game of a tournament in Central Texas, Azle played not only Aledo but several top notch squads, including LaGrange, Garrison, and Round Rock Westwood.… Read the rest

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Azle riding baseball tourney roller coaster

March 5, 2014
Azle riding baseball tourney roller coaster

Another tournament, another slew of games bunched together.
And that’s okay by Hornet coach Anthony Barron.
Azle (4-8) split six games in the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw tournament Feb. 27-Mar. 1.
The tourney began with a 10-9 win over Mansfield Summit; AHS scored six runs over the final two innings to snatch away the victory.
Four Hornets had 2 RBI each: Logan Woody, Jesse Salisbury, Tommy Kay, and Trevor Boiles.… Read the rest

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White Settlement, Haltom latest track stops for Azle

March 5, 2014
White Settlement, Haltom latest track stops for Azle

by Mark K. Campbell
The Azle High School boys and girls track teams went different directions on different days as February ended.
The boys varsity ran at the old Birdville Stadium in Haltom City Feb. 27.
The highlight of the meet for AHS came when the 4×400-meter team won its race in 3 minutes, 32.5 seconds.… Read the rest

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AHS hosts the Buzzy Open at Cross Timbers

March 5, 2014

Azle High School hosted the Buzzy Open at Cross Timbers Golf Course Feb. 24-25.
The varsity boys finished third.
Led by Brad Hart’s 88, the Hornet Green tallied a score of 374, behind Wichita Falls Rider (337) and the Hill School (368).
Bryce Arstingstall’s 89 was next for AHS. Then came Dylan Tritton (96), Mitchell Flores (101), and Cole Cherry (105).
The Azle White shot a 400 to finish sixth.… Read the rest

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Azle squads net wins

March 5, 2014
Azle squads net wins

AHS faces Eagles and Indians

The Azle High School varsity tennis team ventured to Brock then hosted Alvarado.
At a tournament in Brock, coach Lisa Helm said the event had “great competition” – after a three-hour rain delay – on Feb. 25.
Kaleb McEwen persevered despite breaking his hand, Helm said.
Austin Strickland and Peyton Smith finished fourth and “are improving each tournament,” the coach said.… Read the rest

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Azle Wins

March 5, 2014
Azle Wins

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Salisbury Signs

March 5, 2014
Salisbury Signs

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JV Hornets play in Keller

March 5, 2014

The AHS JV baseball squad headed to Keller for a tournament as February ended.
In an unusual event for a hardball tourney, the junior varsity tied half of its games.
The Hornets (2-3-2) opened with a 7-6 loss to Keller Timber Creek despite rallying twice.
Two times AHS scored 3 runs in an inning, including the seventh.
Alex Newton got the loss, but coach Darrell Barron lauded the youngster’s effort: “He had one bad inning but did very well after that.”… Read the rest

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Undermanned ACS claims hoops state title

February 26, 2014
Undermanned ACS claims hoops state title

Buzzer beater the difference

by Mark K. Campbell
Woefully undermanned in the state championship game, weary and trailing, the Azle Christian School Crusaders (17-3) were down to the final two minutes behind 37-35.… Read the rest

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AHS win streak reaches 11 before late tourney loss

February 26, 2014
AHS win streak reaches 11 before late tourney loss

by Mark K. Campbell

The Lady Hornet softball team did not lose a game the first 11 times they hit the diamond.
Azle (11-1) finally did fall – but not until the last game of the season’s second tournament against Ennis.… Read the rest

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