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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, ...

Wrestling Closes Season at State

Wrestling Closes Season at State

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondant

February 28, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles wrestling team’s season ended over the weekend at the Berry Center in Cypress Texas as Heath Roth failed to repeat as the state champion, losing in the championship round with a score of 3-0 to earn the silver medal. Freshman Cullen Davee also went to state as an alternate but did not see...

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...

Co-Captain Sets Standard

Co-Captain Sets Standard

Katie Ray, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Student Life, Tennis

After five years of hard work and dedication, junior Audrey Livingston received the position of co-captain for the tennis team, where she acts to improve the team’s mindset and work on the court. “I have learned that whoever you are facing on the court, playing your game and no one else’s is ...

Eagles Golf Wins State Preview Tournament

Eagles Golf Wins State Preview Tournament

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Golf

On Feb. 2-3, the Eagles Golf Team competed in the State Preview Golf Tournament at Horseshoe Bay Resort, where Senior Luke Griggs and Junior Logan Diomede both placed in the top two. Griggs ended with a score of 152, earning him a second place finish for the second straight year. Logan Diomede shot a two-...

Eight Seniors Commit on National Signing Day

Eight Seniors Commit on National Signing Day

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

After standout performances throughout their high school careers, eight seniors signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) to continue playing sports at the collegiate level. Five football athletes, one baseball player, one golfer and a soccer player will all attend school this fall on athletic scholarsh...

Student Raises Bar in Powerlifting

Student Raises Bar in Powerlifting

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

February 5, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

From the gridiron to the court everyone around campus is aware of our student athletes' achievement, or so they think. Senior Nick Golden, a member of the power lifting team, set a national record with a dead lift of 576 pounds on his first attempt, before breaking it again with a record of 600 poun...

Eagle Baseball Looks to Strong Season

Eagle Baseball Looks to Strong Season

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondant

February 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles Baseball team is primed to make a deep run in the playoffs where familiar foe Texarkana Pleasant Grove will almost certainly wait. Either the Eagles or Pleasant Grove has represented Region II the past 8 years. The Eagles have lost some significant talent over the past year with mainstays Co...

Seniors Lead Drive for State Championship

Seniors Lead Drive for State Championship

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles, after dominating their regular baseball season, haven’t missed the playoffs since 2008. This year they are led by senior pitcher Parker Abrego, along with pitcher and first basemen Bryson Hudgens. “I don’t remember what made me want to play,” Hudgens said. “The first thing that I ...

Eagle Soccer Starts Up

Eagle Soccer Starts Up

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

January 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Soccer

The Eagles soccer team is on a roll so far, going undefeated in the Alvarado tournament and beating Decatur and Kennedale. They have started strong after losing several starters including leading scorer Dylan Sadler and German exchange student Benedikt Van Alton. But returning starters Travis Garner and Mich...

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...

Wrestling Season Takes Off

Wrestling Season Takes Off

Connor Repp, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, the eagle wrestling team looks to build on the success of years past. Last year sophomore Heath Roth continued his family's legacy by winning the family's fifth state title. The team has improved steadily winning three of their past seven against tough 5A opp...

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