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Lady Eagles Look to Finish Season Strong

The Argyle Lady Eagles defeat Ponder at Argyle High School on Sept. 1, 2020. (Katie Ray / The Talon News)

Laney Richardson and Laini Ledet

October 1, 2020

With their winning record of 15-6, the Lady Eagles are halfway through district play and are looking to finish strong. This Friday, the Lady Eagles will take on Springtown at 4:30 p.m. for their homecoming game. "Our biggest accomplishment has been coming together and meshing as a team with nine new...

The CJ Way

Senior CJ Rogers begins his first season as a starter on the varsity football team. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Sam Mykel, Co-Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

The crowd quiets as the ball flies through the air. It’s fourth down and the Eagles need this conversion like their life depends on it. Luckily, senior quarterback CJ Rogers is the one throwing it. His pass goes right into the hands of his receiver, and not only do the Eagles get the conversion, but ...

Eagles Shine in Debut Game

The Eagles start their season off with a win against Decatur in Argyle, Texas on Aug. 28, 2020. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Trinity Flaten and Sam Mykel

August 29, 2020

The Eagles started off their season strong winning 56-9 against the Decatur Eagles on Friday night. The Eagles quickly took the lead, with running back Tito Byce (#9) scoring a touchdown in the first 17 seconds of the game. The Eagle defense held its ground throughout the first quarter only allowing Decatur to s...

Bass Fishing Team Makes a Splash

Juniors Ashton Burton and Holton Mudd advance to the state Bass Fishing tournament on June 28 (photo courtesy of Argyle Bass Fishing Team).

Gracie Hurst, Reporter

July 13, 2020

The Bass Fishing team gained attention as juniors Ashton Burton and Holton Mudd became state qualifiers during their region competition by catching a three-pounder with only a few minutes left. "My accomplishments in the bass team have included placing top 30 out of close to 200 teams in multiple ...

Lady Eagles Take Second in State

The Argyle Lady Eagles took on the Fairfield Lady Eagles at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on March 7, 2020. (Katie Ray | The Talon News)

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

The boys basketball team wins the regional playoff game in Lubbock, Texas and will advance to the state tournament. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

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

The Lady Eagles took on the Fredericksburg Billies on March 6, 2020 at the Alamodome. (Katie Ray | The Talon News)

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

The Lady Eagles celebrate after beating Springtown 7-0 on February 21, 2020 at Argyle High School. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

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

The Lady Eagles Defeat the Bridgeport Sissies at Lubbock Christian University on Feb. 29, 2020. (Rylie Halk | The Talon News)

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

Zach Eades competes in a tournament on Dec. 7, 2019.  (Laini Ledet/ The Talon News)

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

Girls soccer beat Liberty 2-1 in their first scrimmage of the season on December 17, 2019 at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

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...

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