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Lady Eagles Take Second in State

Lady Eagles Take Second in State

Jaclyn Harris, Web and Print Director

March 8, 2020

The Argyle Lady Eagles took second place in the UIL state tournament with a 40-39 loss in overtime to the Fairfield Lady Eagles.  “This season has been incredible,” Senior Rhyle McKinney said. “Our bond this year has been the best it’s ever been from the beginning to the end. Just after th...

Eagles Advance to State Tournament

Eagles Advance to State Tournament

Alex Daggett, Reporter

March 8, 2020

After a narrow victory over Clint, the Eagles defeated Pampa 46-29 in the second round of the region playoffs in Lubbock. They will advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2016. The Eagles jumped out to a fast start, scoring 18 points in the first quarter limiting the high powered ...

Lady Eagles Defeat Fredericksburg, Advance to State Finals

Lady Eagles Defeat Fredericksburg, Advance to State Finals

Jaclyn Harris, Director of Web and Print

March 6, 2020

The startling disparity between two 4-A state semi-finalists came to a head at the first round of the championship today. Five time consecutive state champions, the Argyle Lady Eagles, took on the Fredericksburg Lady Billies, who had not seen a state championship in 25 years.  Following a 49-38 v...

Girls Soccer Looks Ahead to Playoffs

Girls Soccer Looks Ahead to Playoffs

Iyona Bracy, Junior Reporter

March 5, 2020

As the girls soccer team finishes district play, they are currently undefeated and sitting in first place in district. The Eagles have not let an opponent score on them in the past three games and are working hard to continue getting better so they can maintain that shutout streak in their final district ...

Lady Eagles Advance to State

Lady Eagles Advance to State

Jaclyn Harris, Director of Web and Print

March 3, 2020

Following an emotional success over Canyon, the Lady Eagles defeated the Bridgeport Sissies 42-38 in the second round of Region playoffs. The team will advance to the state tournament, where they are looking to continue their five-year championship streak.   No. 1 Canyon was picked to win heading into ...

Freshman’s Big Break

Freshman’s Big Break

Alex Daggett and Sam Mykel

January 22, 2020

He takes a deep breath and readjusts the tape on his hands as he readies for another set. He gingerly grabs his left hand, still not fully comfortable using it so soon after breaking it a few weeks before. He gets down on the mat and waits for the set to start. The referee's hand drops and he wins in minut...

High Hopes for Girls Soccer Season

High Hopes for Girls Soccer Season

Rebecca O'Neal, Junior Reporter

December 18, 2019

State Champs. That has been the girls soccer team’s goal since their defeat in the third round of playoffs last season. This year, however, that goal seems more possible than ever. Both the girls and Head Coach, Marc Koke, are on the same page as far as their goals for this season.  “We’re...

Next Man Up

Next Man Up

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Argyle Eagles' undefeated season came to a close on Friday, Dec. 6, when they lost to the reigning 4A state champion, the Waco La Vega Pirates, 44-20 in the fourth round of the playoffs. Though the Eagles didn’t get the results they were looking for, the season was record-breaking. Senior Bo H...

Lady Eagles Breeze Past Melissa, Improve Record 7-3

Lady Eagles Breeze Past Melissa, Improve Record 7-3

Alex Daggett, Junior Reporter

December 4, 2019

The Lady Eagles went head to head with the Melissa Cardinals on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles went into the game with a 6-3 record and were attempting to rebound after last week's loss to Lee in the Nike Hoopfest tournament, while Cardinals came in red-hot on a two-game winning streak, beating their l...

Tennis Team Breaks School Record

Tennis Team Breaks School Record

Iyona Bracy, Junior Reporter

November 19, 2019

This year's tennis team has made it closer to state regionals than any other years passed. “This is the first time we have been this successful as a team which is a great achievement for any program,” Coach Jordan said.  One of the things that has changed this year’s team is the addition of Coach Hend...

Eagles End Regular Season Undefeated

Eagles End Regular Season Undefeated

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

For the fourth consecutive season, the Argyle Eagles ended their regular season a perfect 10-0. They did so, after defeating the Celina Bobcats 30-13, on the Eagles Senior Night, Friday, Nov. 8. The passing game for the Eagles was, once again, excellent this week, when senior Bo Hogeboom threw for...

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