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Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

On Friday, April 5, and Monday, April 8, the Argyle Eagle and Lady Eagle golf teams competed at the District 8-4A tournament at Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch. All three teams will advance to the regional tournament. The girl's varsity team placed first in the tournament with a team score of...

One Act, One Story

One Act, One Story

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Theatre

After hours of research and rehearsal, this year's One Act Play cast received first at the district for their show Blue Stockings and is performing at the area competition on Thursday, April 4. "One act is the greatest thing ever," sophomore Peyton Deffenbaugh, who plays Maeve Sullivan, said. "I love ...

Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Explained

Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Explained

Billy Mykel, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

In light of an increase in American unemployment rates and government spending, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren has purposed a new wealth tax on the so-called ultra-rich. With a massive amount of partisan controversy building around the legislation, as well as the uncertainty of the contents...

Academic Teams Soars to New Heights

Academic Teams Soars to New Heights

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Awards, Front Page

The Argyle academics team soared above the competition and won its 12th consecutive District Championship, earning a combined 1,028 points. This marked one of the highest-scoring seasons in school history. Fifty-three students qualified for the regional competition and will travel to Lubbock to compe...

Samoa Bundt Cake

Samoa Bundt Cake

Claire Burkett, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Ingredients - Butter, for pan - All-purpose flour, for pan - 1 box vanilla cake mix, plus ingredients called for on box - 1 c. caramel, warmed slightly and divided - 2 c. heavy cream - 16 oz. semisweet chocolate chips - 4 c. shredded coconut, toasted Steps Preheat oven to 350°. Gene...

So Far So Good

So Far So Good

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Five Feet Apart tells the story of teenagers Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), two hospital patients who have been confined to their rooms. Stella has cystic fibrosis and has lived in and out of the hospital her whole life because of the disease. Will is another "CFer" who is in the hos...

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News

Senior Lauren Landrum recently earned her third consecutive state title after placing first with her film, Angels of Mercy. The seven-minute documentary follows Ranch Hand Rescue, a local non-profit organization that pairs abused horses with traumatized victims to help them overcome painful exper...

Isn’t it Mediocre

Isn’t it Mediocre

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Starring comedy star, Rebel Wilson (known for her role as “Fat Amy” in Pitch Perfect), Isn’t it Romantic was released the day before Valentine’s Day, February 13, 2019.  The cast list was filled with household names, such as Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra. Meant as a parody o...

Fog (Weather Weekly)

Fog (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

We all have driven through fog, but how does fog form and what does it do? Here is a brief overview of the different types of fog: freezing fog, fog over water, mountain and valley fog, super fog, advection fog, and radiation fog.  For the most basic type of fog, it forms when there's a lot of w...

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Sarah Crowder and Trinity Flaten

March 5, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News

As an experiment, the AP Physics class raced two boats made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape across the pond on school property on Feb. 26. “We looked up what designs worked best for boats and engineering for some of the distances,” senior John Schermerhorn said. “Engineering isn’...

Lady Eagles Make History Winning Fifth Straight State Championship

Lady Eagles Make History Winning Fifth Straight State Championship

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Argyle Lady Eagles will join Nazareth High School (1977-1982) and Brock High School (2009-2013) as the only schools to win five or more consecutive state championships, as they defeated the Hardin-Jefferson Lady Hawks, 49-41, in the UIL 4A state championship Saturday night. This championship team...

Lady Eagles Receive Fifth Straight State Title

Lady Eagles Receive Fifth Straight State Title

Brady Keane, Denton Record Chronicle

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

SAN ANTONIO – Rhyle McKinney scored 25 points, including 21 in the first half, to lead Argyle to a 49-41 win over Hardin-Jefferson in the Class 4A state championship game Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. McKinney, who was named the game’s MVP for her heroic performance, did everything...

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