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Eagles Take Paris with 27-7 Victory

Eagles Take Paris with 27-7 Victory

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

October 2, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

The Eagles continue to hold their five-game winning streak after a 27-7 victory over Paris last Friday, Sept.  29. The game began with a pass to the 39 yard line by John Copeland (3), leading into a field goal by the Eagles with 7:33 left in the quarter. Paris' strong defense created a challenge fo...

Eagles Take on Wylie in First Home Game

Eagles Take on Wylie in First Home Game

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football

On Friday Sept. 22, the Eagles dominated Abilene Wylie with a 56 - 7 win. With a great defensive presence, the eagles did not allow a single point in the first half. Under the Friday night lights there is always a shining star: that star was starting quarterback Jon Copeland, who took charge in th...

New Coaches Energize Staff for Football Season

New Coaches Energize Staff for Football Season

Connor Repp, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

With every talented program, there is bound to be a turnover among the coaching staff. With the departure of Greg Mouser as defensive coordinator and middle linebackers coach, (former defensive line coach Daniel Lundy took over as defensive coordinator) coaches Blake Dunham and Ben Parks are taking o...

Eagles Defeat Lovejoy in Tom Landry Classic Season Opener

Eagles Defeat Lovejoy in Tom Landry Classic Season Opener

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

Named most valuable offensive player and most valuable defensive players of the game, senior Jon Copeland (3) and sophomore Jake Sullivan (21) led the Argyle Eagles to a 42-21 victory over the Lovejoy Leopards in the Tom Landry Classic at Allen Eagle Stadium on Saturday. “I was a little unsure about the first gam...

Boys Soccer Advances Past Alvarado in a Shootout

Boys Soccer Advances Past Alvarado in a Shootout

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under Soccer

This past weekend, the boys soccer team defeated Alvarado in the Area round of the playoffs. After the end of regulation and two overtime periods, the game was still tied 1-1. This sent it into a PK shootout, where the Eagles defeated Alvarado 4-1. "It was a good win," junior midfielder Travis Garner...

Boys and Girls Soccer Prepare for Playoffs

Boys and Girls Soccer Prepare for Playoffs

Connor Repp, Reporter

March 30, 2017


Filed under Soccer

The Eagles and Lady Eagles soccer teams have both won district which is a big feat for both of the programs. However, winning district provides some challenges that the coaches and players have to deal with. The first round by allows the teams have one week off from playing but allows for rust to develop...

Eagles Stopped in Shot at State Championship

Eagles Stopped in Shot at State Championship

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Everyone wants a shot at the big game. Every player wants to play the game.  Every player wants to make that shot.  This year, the boys’ basketball team took that shot, making it to the state tournament, but that shot just wasn't enough. The Argyle Eagles (31-6) faced off against the number one r...

Townsend Wins Coach of the Year

Townsend Wins Coach of the Year

Connor Repp, Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports

Behind every great team is a great coach and the Lady Eagles basketball team definitely has that in one of the legends in coaching, Skip Townsend. The Lady Eagles head coach has accomplished a lot in his storied career: 1,000 wins, 9 state titles, a Texas High school basketball hall of fame inductee...

Lady Eagles Defeat Liberty Hill in State Championship

Lady Eagles Defeat Liberty Hill in State Championship

GiGi Robertson and Campbell Wilmot

March 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Front Page

The Lady Eagles defeated Liberty Hill in the finals of the state girls basketball tournament with a final score of 40-30, making them the back-to-back-to-back champions in the 4A UIL State Championship on March 4, 2017. Having played Liberty Hill before, the bench knew that they would have to play...

Boys Basketball Win Region Final, Heading to State Next Week

Boys Basketball Win Region Final, Heading to State Next Week

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The boys basketball team defeated Paris today 53-34 with a full house, most of those from Wildcat country, at Texas A&M Commerce's 'Fieldhouse'. The Eagles were up against a good offensive team, who took #2 ranked Dallas-Lincoln out of the state mix the night before. "We came into it knowing...

Lady Eagles Taking it to State Finals

Lady Eagles Taking it to State Finals

Campbell Wilmot, Gigi Robertson, Reporters

March 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Lady Eagle's played the Wharton Tigers in the state semi-final game at the Alamo Dome at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The game started at a fast pace as the Lady Eagles kept up a strong offense.  After two defensive rebounds and one layup by Madison Ralston (22)  the score was raised 4-0. Gabby Standifer...

Freshmen Heath Roth Wins State Wrestling Title

Freshmen Heath Roth Wins State Wrestling Title

February 25, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

Freshmen, Heath Roth competed in the 5A division at the UIL state wrestling tournament Feb. 23-25 at the Berry Center in Cypress, Texas.  Roth ended up winning his final round today, clenching his first state wrestling championship. This story is developing and will be updated soon.

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