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Wrestling Season Takes Off

Wrestling Season Takes Off

Connor Repp, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, the eagle wrestling team looks to build on the success of years past. Last year sophomore Heath Roth continued his family's legacy by winning the family's fifth state title. The team has improved steadily winning three of their past seven against tough 5A opp...

Perkins Reaches 600th Career Win

Perkins Reaches 600th Career Win

Ashlynn Roberts, Junior Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Following a 47-40 win against Lipan High School, the varsity boys basketball team continued an impressive season and head coach Russell Perkins clinched his 600th career win. Perkins, who is now serving his fourth year as the head basketball coach at Argyle High School, was previously the head basketb...

Senior Shoots for Fourth State Title

Senior Shoots for Fourth State Title

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Our Lady Eagles basketball team is competing for a fourth straight state championship this 2017-2018 season, and senior Gabby Standifer will take the lead with the help of new coach.  Standifer, known for her excellent play during the State tournaments the past two years, has been the State tournamen...

Girls Golf Seeks to Improve in Spring

Girls Golf Seeks to Improve in Spring

Kaitlyn Stuard and Alyssa McCutcheon

December 8, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Golf

The girls golf team just finished their season and look to improve on their scores and recruit more players for the spring season. “We have already made a lot of strides and improvement from last spring to this fall,” head coach Mark Burgen said.   The girls have been pushed to their hard...

Football Team Travels Road to Playoffs

Football Team Travels Road to Playoffs

Alina McSpadden, Katelynn Ray, Katy McBee, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Front Page

Varsity football heads into the 2017 playoffs with a 10-0 record after their most recent victory against Burkburnett, which captured the district title. The team has prepared and fought over the season and will now strive to win the state title, but first after losing home-field advantage with a coi...

Eagles vs. Burkburnett 11-10-17

Eagles vs. Burkburnett 11-10-17

November 14, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports

Volleyball Advances to Regional Tournament

Volleyball Advances to Regional Tournament

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Volleyball

For the third year in a row, the Lady Eagles volleyball team advances to the regional semifinals with the goal of qualifying for the state tournament. With only two more games left until state, the Lady Eagles are very capable of achieving this. The Lady Eagles (24-18, 7-3) is coming off of a huge wi...

Sophomore Finds Passion in Cross Country

Sophomore Finds Passion in Cross Country

Hayden Calendine, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The thundering of hearts and feet are all one can hear in the midst of a cross country meet. Lanie Rodgers pulls ahead in nearly every race and shows the Argyle spirit in every top five and first place finish she has earned. "As far as competition goes, her numbers speak for themselves; she’s rea...

Lady Eagles VB Highlights (11-6-17)

Lady Eagles VB Highlights (11-6-17)

November 8, 2017


Filed under Eagle Sports, Highlight Videos, Videos/ Film, Volleyball

The Lady Eagles are 1-1 against the Decatur Eagles and will face them for the playoffs at Byron Nelson on 11-7-17.

Midnight Madness Marks Beginning of New Season

Midnight Madness Marks Beginning of New Season

Max Van Drunen, Junior Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

As the weather cools down and the leaves start turning, Eagle basketball is heating up as Midnight Madness tipped-off the 2017-18 season last Friday, Nov. 3, after the football game in the main gym. After coming off a 31-5 record and a disappointing semi-final game lost to Silsbee last year, senior ...

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