The Talon

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...

‘Together’ For the Start of a New Season

‘Together’ For the Start of a New Season

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

It has been 250 days since the last time the Lady Eagles played in a game. The last time they defended their title was on March 3. In San Antonio. In the Alamodome. Celebrating a state championship. Now the team will look for a six-peat with a healthy squad, and, debatably, one of the greatest team’s Ar...

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 2, 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...

Lady Eagles State Tournament Bound

Lady Eagles State Tournament Bound

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

The Argyle Lady Eagles got their 32 straight playoff victory over the #1 team in all of 4A Texas girls basketball, the Canyon Lady Eagles. After scoring a season-low two first-quarter, the Lady Eagles exploded in the second quarter with 15 points. They capped off the win with a 16 point fourth quarter, to win by the score of 48-31. This gam...

Lady Eagles Basketball Rises Above Honeybees

Lady Eagles Basketball Rises Above Honeybees

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

For the sixth consecutive time, the Lady Eagles have made it to the regional tournament. The girls made it with a commanding win over the Stephenville Honeybees 40-25, at Aledo High School, on Feb. 19. The Argyle woman-to-woman defense allowed the Honeybees two four-points in the first half. Then,...

McKinney and Lady Eagles Lead Way Over Bobcats

McKinney and Lady Eagles Lead Way Over Bobcats

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, January 15, the Argyle Lady Eagles went head-to-head against the 11-8 Krum Lady Bobcats. The Lady Eagles are coming off a hot start to the new year, currently on a nine-game winning streak. As the season has gone on the Lady Eagles, are 15-4 against above .500 teams. Juniors Rhyle McKinney a...

Eagles Fall Short in Home Thriller

Eagles Fall Short in Home Thriller

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

With the Eagles down by two (46-44) and less than three seconds remaining against the Decatur Eagles, Decatur’s head coach Drew Coffman received a technical foul for throwing down his clipboard after a what he believed was an unjust foul giving Argyle a chance to regain control. Argyle junior Jackson ...

Senior Trio Dominates in Road Win

Senior Trio Dominates in Road Win

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the 20-7 Eagles look to continue their three-game winning streak in their first district road game, against the 8-12 Krum Bobcats. Seniors Max Valentino and Brandon White are preparing to continue their dominance over below .500 teams (4-0). However, it’s a different story for th...

Eagles Soar Above Porcupines

Eagles Soar Above Porcupines

Jack Tucker

January 18, 2019

On Friday, Jan. 11, the Lady Eagles competed in their first district game of the 2018-2019 season,  against the Springtown Porcupines. The boys team is 6-1 at home, and currently on a three-game winning streak. The Porcupines have a 14-7 record and the Eagles have a 19-7 record throughout the ...

The student news site of Argyle High School
Basketball