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Baseball squad scrimmages Hts.

February 18, 2015

Veteran Azle High School baseball coach Anthony Barron said, even this early in the season, Hornet pitchers are shining.
“So far, we are doing well on the mound,” he said. “I have been very pleased with our pitchers.”
But, as often happens early in the season, batters trail somewhat.
Barron said, “We are struggling a little at the plate but just have to give our hitters some time to adjust.”… Read the rest

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Boys, girls earn district wrestling championships

February 11, 2015
Boys, girls earn district wrestling championships

 

20 athletes advance to regional tournament

 

Hornet Jimmy Fager takes down a Birdville Hawk in the district tournament while AHS coaches watch. Fager won the 113-pound 5-5A district championship. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell
Two more district team titles.
Eleven 5-5A individual champions.
Azle’s statewide reputation as a wrestling power got enhanced Feb. 7 when AHS won the boys and girls team district crowns at Chisholm Trail High School.… Read the rest

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AHS hoops girls ready for playoffs

February 11, 2015
AHS hoops girls ready for playoffs

Even with a loss to Denton Feb. 3, Payton Berger (with ball) and the Lady Hornet basketball team secured second place out of 5-5A. Azle’s bi-district opponent had not been determined at press time. Check the News’s Facebook page or Twitter feed (@The AzleNews) for updated postseason details. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Squads hit the ballfields

February 11, 2015
Squads hit the ballfields

Lady Hornet courtesy runner Hannah Rezabek beats a throw home in the first inning of the Decatur scrimmage. The Lady Hornets host Ennis, No. 4 in 5A in the state, Valentine’s Day at 11:30 a.m. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Spring unofficially arrived when Jim Bob Nation’s Field of Dreams ball diamonds were covered with AHS athletes Saturday, Feb. 7.… Read the rest

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Soccer teams go unbeaten in 5-5A

February 11, 2015
Soccer teams go unbeaten  in 5-5A

The lone goal in the Azle’s 1-0 win over Chisholm Trail came off the foot of Kaycee Moore. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

The Azle High School soccer teams played a two pair of 5-5A matches and went 3-0-1.
The stellar boys season rolls on. Azle (12-0, 4-0) beat Wichita Falls 2-1 on the road then skunked Saginaw Chisholm… Read the rest

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Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

February 11, 2015
Six Hornets ink FB scholarships

On the AHS auditorium stage, six football Hornets signed college scholarships: Landon (60) and Logan Todd (62), Johnny Crow (42), Jamie King (12), Marshall Gilbreath (44), and Dalton Cole (16). Photo courtesy Devon Dorris

At the Azle High School campus, there were smiles all around on Signing Day Feb. 4.
On the AHS auditorium stage, folks witnessed six football Hornets sign scholarships to continue their gridiron careers at the next level.… Read the rest

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Azle hoops boys drop 2

February 11, 2015

Two more district games, a  couple more losses for the Hornet basketball team.
Azle hosted Denton Feb. 3 and was defeated 80-50.
Three Hornets reached double digits: Jamie King with 11 points and Bowen Moyer and Trey Ramos with 10 each.
At Brewer in White Settlement Feb. 6, AHS could not recover from a slow start – trailing 14-3 after one period – and lost 68-32.… Read the rest

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The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

February 11, 2015
The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third

The JV Lady Hornet golf team finished third at the Byron Nelson Spring Classic, led by bronze medalist Taylor Smith. The team: (l-r) Tristen Rush, Riley Sparks, Lauren Furr, Jaden Stowe, and Taylor. Photo courtesy Bob Gilbreath

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JV, 9th girls victors

February 11, 2015

The girls JV basketball team lost to Denton 33-30 despite 9 points from Breeona Cannon.
In a 46-33 victory over Brewer, Rachel Wood led the way with 12 points and Miranda Davis added 10.
The freshman Lady Hornets smashed Denton 51-17 as Hannah Kolar (13) and Brooke Phillips (10) led AHS.
In a close 27-24 victory at Brewer, Savannah Johnson’s 9 points was team high for AHS.… Read the rest

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AHS JV district wrestle champs

February 11, 2015
AHS JV district wrestle champs

The AHS junior varsity wrestlers celebrate winning the district championship.

Azle High School stepped up and hosted the junior varsity wrestling tournament.
And AHS won it.
The Hornets “hung on late,” coach Chris Allen said, to beat Chisholm Trail 187-178 for the team title.
Azle had plenty of impressive performances at the final tourney of the season.
• District champs – Jacob Rich (120 pounds); Hagen Holbrooks (132); Shawn Mackey (145); Eli Guardiolia (152); and Cutter Cox (170)… Read the rest

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