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Lady Eagles’ Basketball Wins 4-Peat

Lady Eagles’ Basketball Wins 4-Peat

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Front Page

As one of only sixteen schools in UIL history to win four straight state championship games in a row, the Lady Eagles controlled this year’s momentum and the game to come out on top and become the UIL Division 4A state champions at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX on March 3. "It's just an incredible a...

Lady Eagle’s Basketball Team Wins State Semi Final

Lady Eagle’s Basketball Team Wins State Semi Final

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Front Page

After a “hot” start by opponent Houston Wheatley in the state semi-final game, the Argyle Lady Eagles rallied in the second half to win with a final score of 62-46 and will now play in the championship against Veterans Memorial from Judson ISD on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Alamodome, San Antonio, ...

Eagle Basketball Update

Eagle Basketball Update

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

In the cold weather, Eagle basketball was hot during their regular season, ending the season with a record of 26-7 Eagle Basketball won every district game, going 10-0. The district included some incredible games, including both games against Krum High School, which included a quadrupole overtime w...

Eagles Defeat Decatur in District Opener

Eagles Defeat Decatur in District Opener

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

On Friday, Jan. 12, the 16-6 Varsity Eagles, led by Coach Russell Perkins, started their district schedule against the 10-10 Decatur Eagles, led by Coach Billy Macklin. The Decatur Eagles are going to try to get above .500 and continue a five game winning streak that started in their non-district...

Perkins Reaches 600th Career Win

Perkins Reaches 600th Career Win

Ashlynn Roberts, Junior Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Following a 47-40 win against Lipan High School, the varsity boys basketball team continued an impressive season and head coach Russell Perkins clinched his 600th career win. Perkins, who is now serving his fourth year as the head basketball coach at Argyle High School, was previously the head basketb...

Senior Shoots for Fourth State Title

Senior Shoots for Fourth State Title

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Our Lady Eagles basketball team is competing for a fourth straight state championship this 2017-2018 season, and senior Gabby Standifer will take the lead with the help of new coach.  Standifer, known for her excellent play during the State tournaments the past two years, has been the State tournamen...

Midnight Madness Marks Beginning of New Season

Midnight Madness Marks Beginning of New Season

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

As the weather cools down and the leaves start turning, Eagle basketball is heating up as Midnight Madness tipped-off the 2017-18 season last Friday, Nov. 3, after the football game in the main gym. After coming off a 31-5 record and a disappointing semi-final game lost to Silsbee last year, senior ...

Eagles Stopped in Shot at State Championship

Eagles Stopped in Shot at State Championship

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Everyone wants a shot at the big game. Every player wants to play the game.  Every player wants to make that shot.  This year, the boys’ basketball team took that shot, making it to the state tournament, but that shot just wasn't enough. The Argyle Eagles (31-6) faced off against the number one r...

Lady Eagles Defeat Liberty Hill in State Championship

Lady Eagles Defeat Liberty Hill in State Championship

GiGi Robertson and Campbell Wilmot

March 5, 2017


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The Lady Eagles defeated Liberty Hill in the finals of the state girls basketball tournament with a final score of 40-30, making them the back-to-back-to-back champions in the 4A UIL State Championship on March 4, 2017. Having played Liberty Hill before, the bench knew that they would have to play...

Boys Basketball Win Region Final, Heading to State Next Week

Boys Basketball Win Region Final, Heading to State Next Week

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The boys basketball team defeated Paris today 53-34 with a full house, most of those from Wildcat country, at Texas A&M Commerce's 'Fieldhouse'. The Eagles were up against a good offensive team, who took #2 ranked Dallas-Lincoln out of the state mix the night before. "We came into it knowing...

Lady Eagles Taking it to State Finals

Lady Eagles Taking it to State Finals

Campbell Wilmot, Gigi Robertson, Reporters

March 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Lady Eagle's played the Wharton Tigers in the state semi-final game at the Alamo Dome at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The game started at a fast pace as the Lady Eagles kept up a strong offense.  After two defensive rebounds and one layup by Madison Ralston (22)  the score was raised 4-0. Gabby Standifer...

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