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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...

Powering Through the Competition

Powering Through the Competition

Ashlynn Roberts, Joe Walsh (Headline Writer), and Andrew Fritz (Interviews)

March 1, 2019

Madison Mills really knows how to bring the power. The senior powerlifter is the lone female on this year’s roster. Aside from being a different gender than the rest of the team, Mills stands out due to the many accolades she has garnered over the years.  “On December 14th, I competed and ...

Eagles vs. Celina (Round 3 Playoffs 2018)

Eagles vs. Celina (Round 3 Playoffs 2018)

Campbell Wilmot, Director and Videographer

February 21, 2019

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,...

Eight Seniors sign on National Signing day

Eight Seniors sign on National Signing day

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

February 10, 2019

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, eight of Argyle’s best athletes signed to their desired colleges/universities in order to compete at the college level in football, baseball, volleyball, and beach volleyball. Oklahoma State University will be welcoming offensive lineman Preston Wilson to play footbal...

11 Wrestlers Move on to Regionals

11 Wrestlers Move on to Regionals

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

February 10, 2019

Four district champions were crowned for the Argyle Wrestling Program at Grapevine High School, on Friday, Feb. 8. The Argyle Eagles had champions in the 106, 132, 152, and the 170 weight classes. Freshman Boston Williams won his first district championship for weight class 106.  Junior Heath Roth...

Making a ‘Mark’

Making a ‘Mark’

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Mark Mirelez has never known love — in tennis that is. As the top male on the varsity tennis team, Mirelez is used to competing — and winning — against top tennis players. He has rostered on varsity tennis the past two years and been a part of the varsity practice squad since middle school.  ...

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 ...

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