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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...

Boys and Girls Cross Country Looks Strong Heading into District

Boys and Girls Cross Country Looks Strong Heading into District

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under Cross Country

The boys and girls cross country teams once again are aiming for a state title with the boys lead by the senior Ben Splain with juniors Spencer Strachan and Alberto Barraza turning in multiple impressive finishes as well. With two victory’s including several individual top five performances, the boys...

Football State Defensive MVP Returns

Football State Defensive MVP Returns

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

Gage Campbell has returned to Argyle after spending the beginning of the 2016-17 school year at Glen Rose. Campbell, who won Defensive MVP in the UIL 4A Division 1 State Championship Game, is looking to return to his role on the football team for the first district game against Decatur on Oct. 7. "I'm...

Argyle Football Finishes Homecoming with Another Win

Argyle Football Finishes Homecoming with Another Win

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football

The Eagles defeated the Paris Wildcats 47-10 on homecoming Friday night. The offense controlled the line of scrimmage rushing for 212 yards, 5 touchdowns, and averaging nearly 6 yards per rush. The running game was led by Don Williams, who ran 15 carries for 81 yards and two touchdowns. Garrett Carter,...

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes 19th of 52 Teams, JV Red Wins Robson Ranch

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes 19th of 52 Teams, JV Red Wins Robson Ranch

Caleb Miles, Managing Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Announcements, Golf

The Argyle Eagle golf team played in the Bart Granger Invitational this past weekend. The invitational is one of the top tournaments they play in throughout the year and one of the best in the nation. It consists of 52 teams made up of 6A schools from across the state of Texas along with a few out...

Eagle Volleyball Experiences Early Success as District Approaches

Eagle Volleyball Experiences Early Success as District Approaches

September 23, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Volleyball

The Eagles Volleyball team won all three games against  Midlothian Heritage winning 25-22, 25-19, and 25-11 to improve to 23-10 on the season. Seniors Allison White, Maddie Deguire, and Halee Van Poppel were all very impressive in the sweep. On Tuesday, the Eagles swept Princeton 25-10, 25-11, and 25-...

Eagles Tennis Ranked First in District

Eagles Tennis Ranked First in District

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Tennis

The Eagles tennis team is looking very impressive at the start of this fall season. With a new coach and new players stepping up, the team is undefeated in district play, giving them a first place ranking. After their most recent victory over Lebanon trail, the team looks to go even farther. "We've...

Varsity Football Players Commit To Tulane

Varsity Football Players Commit To Tulane

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

Over the past few years, the success of the Eagles' football team has translated into individual opportunities for athletes to take their game to the collegiate level. Currently, the team has two individuals, quarterback Dane Ledford (2) and tackle Gage Mallory (70), committed to attend Tulane University...

Eagle Football Takes Revenge Over Celina in 43-14 Victory

Eagle Football Takes Revenge Over Celina in 43-14 Victory

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

The Eagles win 43-14 over the Celina Bobcats in the home opener for the Eagles. They were able to avenge last year's 46-36 loss over the rival Bobcats. Quarterback Hayden Clearman (12) threw for over 200 yards and also was very effective running the ball. Chase Estrada (9) caught two screen passes...

Varsity Football Defeats La Grange in Second Game of the Season

Varsity Football Defeats La Grange in Second Game of the Season

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 3, 2016


Filed under Football, Front Page

The Eagles narrowly escaped La Grange in a 14-8 thriller in Waco on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. The game was their second of the season, following a victory over Lovejoy on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The game was a stalemate well into the third quarter until Don Williams (7) brought the ball into the end...

Varsity Football Kicks Off with Win Against Lovejoy

Varsity Football Kicks Off with Win Against Lovejoy

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 1, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

The Eagles won their first game of the year with a score of 33-21 against Lovejoy High School in the Tom Landry Classic at Allen Eagle Stadium, with most valuable player awards going to Don Williams (7) for offense and Brendan Dixon (5) for defense.  Offensively, the team racked up 424 total yards, including 177 y...

Athletes Excel at Special Olympics Track Meet

Athletes Excel at Special Olympics Track Meet

Brayden Ratcliff, Mutlimedia Editor

July 31, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Special Olympics team competed at the Krum meet on April 23. The team brought home many medals and placed in track, field events, and softball. Having competed in five total meets, the team will wrap up their season at their final meet at the end of May. "The accomplishment of working hard and...

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