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Looking back at Hornet football district winners

November 24, 2014
Looking back at Hornet football district winners

With a win over Fort Worth Dunbar Nov. 14, the 2014 Hornets tied the record for the most victories ever recorded in one season by an Azle football squad. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Titles rare for Azle through the decades

by Mark K. Campbell
One reason for the excitement generated by the 2014 Hornet football is that it’s rare for Azle to win a district title.… Read the rest

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Lady Hornet basketball off to rock solid 4-1 start

November 24, 2014

Subvarsities sitting 7-3

Lady Hornet basketball is off and running at all three levels this season.
The varsity (4-1) notched another victory at home Nov. 18 with a 53-42 win over Sanger.
Peyton Berger shone; she turned in a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Also excelling was Kaycie Dunkerley with 20 points.
AHS raced out to a 36-19 halftime lead.
Makenzi Bossert’s 11 rebounds led the Lady Hornets.… Read the rest

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Boys fall in hoops opener

November 24, 2014

The success of the football Hornets is keeping some of those athletes away from other sports – like basketball.
Still, the Hornets opened the hoops season at home against Granbury Nov. 18.
A one-point first quarter made things tough as Azle (0-1) lost 62-40.
Bowen Meyer paced the Hornets in scoring and rebounds with 15 and 6, respectively. He hit four 3-pointers.
Cole Maxfield and Josh Golliday added 6 points apiece.… Read the rest

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Headed to Henderson State

November 24, 2014
Headed to Henderson State

Bethanie Phillips will continue her softball career at Henderson State in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. With her are father Tim and mother Beckie. Photos by Mark K. Campbell

Rebekah Teel signs to play softball for Henderson State in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. With her are father Patrick, brother Scott, and mother Michelle Teel.

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Ex-AHS cowgirl winning

November 24, 2014

Goforth strong in Louisiana

A former Lady Hornet cowgirl is making hay at the collegiate level.
Ashley Goforth is a crucial part of the McNeese State University women’s Cowgirls rodeo team.
Through five rodeos this season, the Lake Charles, Louisiana school sits No. 8 in the nation among women’s squads.
In the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s Southern Region, the McNeese women are first.
Goforth is sixth in breakaway roping in the regional circuit.… Read the rest

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Azle teen sets Speedway record, twice

November 24, 2014

John Vining, 15, set a new racing mark Nov. 8.
At a Sports Car Club of America race at Texas World Speedway in College Station, Vining posted a record lap on the 2.9 mile course.
While winning his class, the teenager shattered the previous mark by 2.99 seconds with his time of 1 minute, 47.994 seconds.
He said, “Winning my first SCCA race was very special to me as well as setting a track record.”… Read the rest

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Wrestler Signs Letter

November 24, 2014
Wrestler Signs Letter

Wrestler Ruby Ariosa signs to continue her career at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas. With her are (l-r) mother Carrie, sister Autumn, and father Christian.
Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Azle’s Victory

November 19, 2014
Azle’s Victory

Action from Azle’s impressive victory over Fort Worth Dunbar: Trevor Boiles (18) makes a great catch, snagging both ends of the ball; Chase Smith (20) and Justin Scarbro (54) open a hole for QB Jamie King (12); Trey Ramos (5) returns an interception; the Azle defense –Seth Bell (50), Nick Murray (27), Dylan Moore (21), and Seth Ortega (28) – stop a Wildcat; Dalton Cole (16) tries to get rid of a pesky Dunbar tackler.… Read the rest

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Azle battles Lions at Porcupine Stadium.

November 19, 2014
Azle battles Lions at Porcupine Stadium.

Azle Christian’s Oscar Diaz battles a Lion at Porcupine Stadium after a reception. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Crusader Alex Coffey (right) forces a fumble from a Weatherford Christian School Lion. Azle Christian dominated the game in a mercy rule win. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Onward to state!

November 19, 2014
Onward to state!

The Hornets blasted Fort Worth Dunbar to advance to the Area round against Burleson at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.!

Witness Azle break the all-time AHS  single  season victory record with a win over Burleson!

Good luck, Hornets! Beat the Elks! You’re making us proud!

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