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
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
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
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
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
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
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