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Football Finally Arrives With the Start of Two-A-Days

Football Finally Arrives With the Start of Two-A-Days

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

August 14, 2019

When August comes around, it’s a time where students and staff get a few last-minute vacations before school starts. However, for the Argyle Eagle coaching staff and players, August means two-a-days. Waking up for early morning practice and to shake off summers cobwebs in hopes of having a successful...

Predictions for the Rookie of the Year Award

Predictions for the Rookie of the Year Award

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

New beginnings. These are the stories that start every National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Looking back, three rookies in particular have already shown that they can take this league by storm. Luka Doncic, Trae Young, and the number one overall pick, Deandre Ayton, are the leagues undeniable...

Golfing for Success

Golfing for Success

Sloan Dial, Reporter

June 24, 2019

Fore! The athletes of the golf team are often surrounded by the sounds of the sport they love. Filled with a combination of focus and luck, the teams have enjoyed success with the boy’s golf team claiming two state titles and the girl’s golf team having qualified for state in the 2019 season as well as the 20...

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Jordyn Tarrant

June 5, 2019

With a slow start, scoring only three runs in the first three innings, the Eagles flipped a switch and continued their pursuit for a second consecutive state championship by defeating La Vernia with a final score of 16-0 in the fifth inning. With quality at-bats, competitive baserunning, and an incredibly...

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Thursday: The Eagles kicked off the first game of the region quarterfinals by defeating the Brownwood Lions 21-0 at Glen Rose High School yesterday, bringing their season to 35-1-1. The Eagles hit the ground running when Dillon Carter (1) hit a home run in the first inning. The Eagles continued...

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

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...

A Look Into the Lady Eagles Golf Program.

A Look Into the Lady Eagles Golf Program.

Nathan Moses (Coach) and Hannah Wood

April 9, 2019

The Lady Eagles traveled to Kyle, Texas to participate in a tournament hosted by 6A Smithson Valley High School at the home of the Texas State golf team at Plum Creek Golf Course. This event consisted of 6A teams that will play their district tournament at Plum Creek competing against the top 4A team...

A Look Into The Lady Eagles Golf Program

A Look Into The Lady Eagles Golf Program

Hannah Wood and Nathan Moses (Coach)

March 4, 2019

The Argyle Lady Eagle golfers traveled to Lubbock for the 4A Region I Preview at Shadow Hills Golf Course. The Lady Eagles shot their lowest team score of the year opening with a 344, lead by Junior Hannah Wood’s 79. Senior Molly Yarbrough shot an opening round of 84, and Sophomore Madelyn...

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

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

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...

Lady Eagles Edge Out Lady Tigers; Advances to State

Lady Eagles Edge Out Lady Tigers; Advances to State

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

March 2, 2019

The Argyle Lady Eagles will now advance to the state championship once again, as they defeat the Dallas-Lincoln Lady Tigers, 53-51 in the Class 4A state semi-finals. The Lady Eagles were able to end Dallas-Lincoln's 24 game winning streak, to eliminate them for the fourth consecutive year. This was Dallas-Lincoln's...

A Look into the Eagles Golf Program

A Look into the Eagles Golf Program

Hannah Wood, Webmaster

March 1, 2019

The Eagles Golf Team headed to Lubbock for the 4A Regional 1 preview at Shadow Hills Golf Course. With windy conditions, the boys were led by senior Logan Diomede shooting even par, 72. Followed by sophomore Blake Kelley with a 79 and senior Isaiah Brevick with an 80. Rounding up the team score was Zane...

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