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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, Front Page, Sports

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 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, Front Page, Sports

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, Front Page, Sports

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 Front Page, Sports

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.

Lady Eagles Basketball Clench State Spot for 4th Straight Year

Lady Eagles Basketball Clench State Spot for 4th Straight Year

Stacy Short and Gigi Robertson
February 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Front Page, Sports, Uncategorized

The semifinal game against the Ranchview Lady Wolves was anything but slow.  The Eagles' strategic play carried them through a very strong defensive competitor. With lots of adrenaline, hearts racing, electricity, and some general chaos throughout, the Wolves came ready to play ball, but the smarter...

Lady Eagles D-Up, O-Up for W in Region Semi’s

Lady Eagles D-Up, O-Up for W in Region Semi’s

Caleb Miles and Campbell Wilmot
February 25, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Lady Eagles basketball competed in the Region semifinal game against Bullard on Friday night at 8:00 pm, going on to win the game with a final score of 36-24. The game started off slowly with only a 4 point lead before Bullard started putting a few points on the board, and at the end of the first...

Freshman Wrestler Looks to Maintain Family Legacy

Freshman Wrestler Looks to Maintain Family Legacy

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Front Page, Sports

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 Soccer, Sports

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...

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