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“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...

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...

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