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McKinney and Lady Eagles Lead Way Over Bobcats

McKinney and Lady Eagles Lead Way Over Bobcats

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports

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


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports

With the Eagles down by two (46-44) with less than three seconds remaining against the Decatur Eagles, Decatur’s head coach Drew Coffman received a technical foul for throwing down his clipboard. Junior Jackson Maupin was put on the line for two shots to potentially tie the game with a chance to g...

Senior Trio Dominates in Road Win

Senior Trio Dominates in Road Win

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports

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


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports

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 ...

Lady Eagles Defeat Springtown in District Home Opener

Lady Eagles Defeat Springtown in District Home Opener

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

On Friday, January 11, the Argyle Lady Eagle competed in their first home district game of the 2018-2019 season, in front of the home fans, against the Springtown Porcupines. The Argyle Lady Eagles have not had as much success as last year, already matching the amount of loses as last year at sev...

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...

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