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Football Team Travels Road to Playoffs

Football Team Travels Road to Playoffs

Alina McSpadden, Katelynn Ray, Katy McBee, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Front Page

Varsity football heads into the 2017 playoffs with a 10-0 record after their most recent victory against Burkburnett, which captured the district title. The team has prepared and fought over the season and will now strive to win the state title, but first after losing home-field advantage with a coi...

Eagles Take Paris with 27-7 Victory

Eagles Take Paris with 27-7 Victory

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

October 2, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

The Eagles continue to hold their five-game winning streak after a 27-7 victory over Paris last Friday, Sept.  29. The game began with a pass to the 39 yard line by John Copeland (3), leading into a field goal by the Eagles with 7:33 left in the quarter. Paris' strong defense created a challenge fo...

Eagles Take on Wylie in First Home Game

Eagles Take on Wylie in First Home Game

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football

On Friday Sept. 22, the Eagles dominated Abilene Wylie with a 56 - 7 win. With a great defensive presence, the eagles did not allow a single point in the first half. Under the Friday night lights there is always a shining star: that star was starting quarterback Jon Copeland, who took charge in th...

New Coaches Energize Staff for Football Season

New Coaches Energize Staff for Football Season

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

With every talented program, there is bound to be a turnover among the coaching staff. With the departure of Greg Mouser as defensive coordinator and middle linebackers coach, (former defensive line coach Daniel Lundy took over as defensive coordinator) coaches Blake Dunham and Ben Parks are taking o...

Eagles Defeat Lovejoy in Tom Landry Classic Season Opener

Eagles Defeat Lovejoy in Tom Landry Classic Season Opener

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

Named most valuable offensive player and most valuable defensive players of the game, senior Jon Copeland (3) and sophomore Jake Sullivan (21) led the Argyle Eagles to a 42-21 victory over the Lovejoy Leopards in the Tom Landry Classic at Allen Eagle Stadium on Saturday. “I was a little unsure about the first gam...

The Eagles 2016 Season Comes to End

The Eagles 2016 Season Comes to End

Connor Repp, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Football, Front Page

The Eagles lost their playoff game in Mineral Wells on Friday to Abilene Wylie 35-14. The Wylie Bulldogs ran for 357 yards on 40 carries, averaging nearly 9 yards per carry. The Eagles offense did have some success with 293 yards of total offense with a much more balanced attack. Star quarterback Dane L...

Eagle Football Begins the Road to State

Eagle Football Begins the Road to State

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Football, Front Page, News

The Eagles football team once again finished a successful regular season with a district championship. Going undefeated through the regular season, the Eagles will now be turning their focus to the playoffs. “For us, to be 9-0 is a real tribute to our kids and our program in perpetuating things,”...

“Death Row” Continues to Dominate for the Eagles

“Death Row” Continues to Dominate for the Eagles

Connor Repp, Reporter

November 8, 2016


Filed under Football, Front Page

While when most people think of the most important part of a football team is its quarterback, they are overlooking the true heroes of those Friday night lights: the offensive line. With a bad Offensive line, it doesn’t matter how good a team is; they will lose every game. With no offensive line, t...

Defense Shines in Victory Over Gainesville

Defense Shines in Victory Over Gainesville

Conner Repp, Junior Reporter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Football, Front Page

The Eagles improve to 6-0 on the year and 2-0 in district with a 48-20 victory over the Gainesville Leopards. While the Eagles won handily by four touchdowns, the game was nowhere as close as the score would suggest. A slow first quarter and back up defense led to a closer score than the stats tell. The ...

Eagles Predicted to Be Undefeated Going into Playoffs

Eagles Predicted to Be Undefeated Going into Playoffs

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Football

In their first district game of the season, the Eagles defeated Decatur 64-35. Their victory over Decatur was the first preview of the new district after realignment, preceding this season. This victory shows that the Eagles will go undefeated for the rest of the regular season. The Eagles looked...

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