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Lady Eagles Sweep Lady Texans to End Slump

Lady Eagles Sweep Lady Texans to End Slump

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

The Lady Eagles attempted to defend their home court on Tuesday, Sept. 10, as they faced the Northwest Texans on Argyle Middle School Night. Coming into this game, the Lady Eagles hit a small bump in the road, losing three straight games, including a home five-set thriller against Midlothian Heritage,...

Eagles Pull Away Late to Defeat Reigning Champions

Eagles Pull Away Late to Defeat Reigning Champions

Max Van Drunen, Sports Writer

September 9, 2019

The top two football teams in all of 4A faced off on Friday, September 6, where the No. 1 Waco-La Vega Pirates faced the No. 2 Argyle Eagles at Willie Williams Stadium in Waco, TX. In 2015, the two teams faced off in the state championship, with La Vega coming out victorious. Then came the fourth round of the 2018 playoffs, where the Pirates knocked Argyle out of ...

Texans Trade Tyranny

Texans Trade Tyranny

Sam Mykel, Junior Reporter

September 6, 2019

The NFL’s offseason has started to heat up recently, especially for the Houston Texans. They decided to sign veterans Bradley Roby and Tashaun Gibson to start in their up and coming secondary, but let experienced players Tyrann Mathieu and Kareem Jackson walk.  On Aug. 30, the Texans made hurrican...

Lady Leopards to Much for Lady Eagles in Home Thriller

Lady Leopards to Much for Lady Eagles in Home Thriller

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

On Tuesday, September 3, the Argyle Lady Eagles faced the Midlothian Heritage Lady Leopards, to defend their home-court winning streak. Coming into the game the Lady Eagles have stepped their game up while playing at home going 5-1 during this season.  Although a team effort, seniors Allie Jon...

The Eagles Soar Above the Yellow Jackets

The Eagles Soar Above the Yellow Jackets

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

September 1, 2019

For the second consecutive year, the Eagles faced a familiar foe, the Stephenville Yellowjackets. The two team faced off in last year's season opener, with the Eagles beating the Yellowjackets, 45-35. This year's offense looked better than ever going into the week one matchup. However, the defense wi...

Football Finally Arrives With the Start of Two-A-Days

Football Finally Arrives With the Start of Two-A-Days

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

August 14, 2019

When August comes around, it’s a time where students and staff get a few last-minute vacations before school starts. However, for the Argyle Eagle coaching staff and players, August means two-a-days. Waking up for early morning practice and to shake off summers cobwebs in hopes of having a successful...

Predictions for the Rookie of the Year Award

Predictions for the Rookie of the Year Award

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

New beginnings. These are the stories that start every National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Looking back, three rookies in particular have already shown that they can take this league by storm. Luka Doncic, Trae Young, and the number one overall pick, Deandre Ayton, are the leagues undeniable...

Golfing for Success

Golfing for Success

Sloan Dial, Reporter

June 24, 2019

Fore! The athletes of the golf team are often surrounded by the sounds of the sport they love. Filled with a combination of focus and luck, the teams have enjoyed success with the boy’s golf team claiming two state titles and the girl’s golf team having qualified for state in the 2019 season as well as the 20...

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Jordyn Tarrant

June 5, 2019

With a slow start, scoring only three runs in the first three innings, the Eagles flipped a switch and continued their pursuit for a second consecutive state championship by defeating La Vernia with a final score of 16-0 in the fifth inning. With quality at-bats, competitive baserunning, and an incredibly...

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Thursday: The Eagles kicked off the first game of the region quarterfinals by defeating the Brownwood Lions 21-0 at Glen Rose High School yesterday, bringing their season to 35-1-1. The Eagles hit the ground running when Dillon Carter (1) hit a home run in the first inning. The Eagles continued...

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

On Friday, April 5, and Monday, April 8, the Argyle Eagle and Lady Eagle golf teams competed at the District 8-4A tournament at Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch. All three teams will advance to the regional tournament. The girl's varsity team placed first in the tournament with a team score of...

A Look Into the Lady Eagles Golf Program.

A Look Into the Lady Eagles Golf Program.

Nathan Moses (Coach) and Hannah Wood

April 9, 2019

The Lady Eagles traveled to Kyle, Texas to participate in a tournament hosted by 6A Smithson Valley High School at the home of the Texas State golf team at Plum Creek Golf Course. This event consisted of 6A teams that will play their district tournament at Plum Creek competing against the top 4A team...

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