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Freshman Wrestler Looks to Maintain Family Legacy

Freshman Wrestler Looks to Maintain Family Legacy

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

Freshman wrestler Heath Roth has seen success early on in his high school career, but he is striving for more. He is the brother of the four-time state champion Chase Roth, one of the most prolific wrestlers in the history of the school. Strong family ties to the sport have led to exceptional success. "My...

Lady Eagles Soccer Raise Expectations for Upcoming Season

Lady Eagles Soccer Raise Expectations for Upcoming Season

Connor Repp, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Soccer

The Lady Eagles soccer team is looking to build after their first playoff win in team history as they return most of their team including their top two goal scorers, Hannah Gladys and Arkansas commit, Abbi Neece. The team is already showing that they have the potential to be better this season. This...

Boys Soccer Working to Succeed in 2017

Boys Soccer Working to Succeed in 2017

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Soccer

Following their first state appearance in school history, the Eagles soccer team suffered heavy losses to the roster. The Eagles lost seven starters in last year's graduating class. However, this season brings hope for a new team to have similar success. "You never can replace some of those kids,...

Eagles First Semester Brings Success in Sports

Eagles First Semester Brings Success in Sports

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports

Over the course of the first semester, the Eagles sports teams have experienced various successes and accolades. Over the course of the fall, the volleyball, cross country, tennis, and football teams finished their seasons strong. Tennis: The tennis team won a district championship as well as an...

Boys Basketball Tip Off the 2016-17 Season

Boys Basketball Tip Off the 2016-17 Season

Christopher Piel, Sport Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Front Page

Basketball has begun once again, and the boys team is ready for the season. With the addition of numerous young players, the team is looking to have a successful year. "Kids just want to put on an Argyle jersey. They know we're going to be successful and want to be a part of that," head coach Russell...

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...

Lady Eagles Sweep Panthers, Head to State For Third Straight Time

Lady Eagles Sweep Panthers, Head to State For Third Straight Time

Hudson McCabe, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Volleyball

The Eagles swept Geronimo Navarro at the Curtis Culwell on November 18 during the UIL state volleyball semi finals. Seniors Allison White, Maddie DeGuire, and Halee Van Poppel all started strong which helped the Eagles easily win the first set 25-15. The Eagles started the second set with a quick...

Cross Country Finishes Strong at State

Cross Country Finishes Strong at State

Brayden Ratcliff, Senior Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Eagle Sports, Front Page, News

The girls cross country team and senior Ben Splain competed at the state meet in Round Rock, TX on Nov. 12. The girls placed 10th as a team, with individual placements including Splain finishing 11th, freshman Rhyle McKinney in 15th, and freshman Lanie Rodgers in 22nd. "I think everyone did a great job,...

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 ...

Boys Fall Golf Finish Strong

Boys Fall Golf Finish Strong

Brady Bell, Head Boys Golf Coach

October 16, 2016


Filed under Golf

Boys golf finished up their fall season this week with the Red team placing 4th at the Timber Creek Invitational at Iron Horse. The Red team shot a team score of 348 and John Yonce placed top 10 shooting his high school low 83. The Black team played this past weekend at the Steele Awards Invit...

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