ALVORD — Ponder broke things open in the top of the fifth inning and scored eight runs in the Lions’ 15-0 victory over Alvord in District 9-2A action Friday night.
ARGYLE — The Sanger Indians and Argyle Eagles will be well represented next week at the Class 3A Region II track and field championships in Commerce after strong showings at the District 9-3A/10-3A Area meet on Thursday.
POTTSBORO — Argyle’s boys golf team will enter the second round of the Class 3A Region II tournament a few strokes ahead of everybody else.
AUSTIN — Both the Ryan and Guyer boys 800 relay teams qualified for the Division II final during Friday’s prelimaries at the 87th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium.
CARROLLTON — Alyssa Bruton pitched a four-hit shutout with eight strikeouts to lead Argyle past Carrollton Ranchview 6-0 on Friday in a District 10-3A game.
A simple look at the current District 11-4A boys standings isn’t enough to determine which teams will be playing next week in the postseason and which ones will be sitting at home.
People looking from outside of Pilot Point’s softball program probably were wondering who was going to replace standout pitcher Skylar Cagle after she left for Northwestern State.
AUSTIN — For one of the few times this season for either team, Argyle and Waco La Vega found themselves in a competitive contest in the fourth quarter.
AUSTIN — Before Waco La Vega ransacked District 17-3A and won each game by an average margin of 34.7 points, head coach Amy Gillum was in need of a nondistrict opponent.
Skip Townsend was a few seconds away from winning his first state tournament game as a head coach before it was stolen.
ARGYLE — As the crowd roared inside Texas A&M-Commerce’s Field House on Saturday, Argyle freshman Vivian Gray calmly stepped to midcourt for the opening tip of the Class 3A Region II final against Celina.
There was a time when Robb Coffey’s voice wasn’t as deep, powerful or pleasant on the microphone.
COMMERCE — The eyes of everyone inside Texas A&M-Commerce’s Field House were on three huddled referees in the corner of the court.
COMMERCE — Argyle head girls basketball coach Skip Townsend asked his team for a quick start against Canton on Friday night. He certainly got what he was looking for.
LEWISVILLE — Wilmer-Hutchins is really starting to become a thorn in Argyle’s side.
DECATUR — The Argyle Lady Eagles erupted for four first-inning runs and then gradually pulled away to take a 11-2 victory over Decatur on Friday night.
Days of preparation by booster clubs and coaches at local high schools will be rewarded today. Denton and Argyle’s baseball fields will serve as two of the five sites for the Russell Athletic North Texas Classic, while Ryan and Liberty Christian will be the host schools for the James Taylor Classic. In softball, Ryan will play host to the Tina Minke Tournament.
FORT WORTH — The main reason Argyle is still one of 16 teams left in the 3A basketball playoffs was on full display in the second half of Tuesday night’s Region II quarterfinal.
ARGYLE — Argyle, Sanger and Ponder each claimed one win on the final day of the Argyle/Liberty Christian tournament Saturday.
CARROLLTON — There have been times when Argyle freshman Vivian Gray has showed her age on the basketball court this season. Friday night was not one of those times.
Argyle freshman Dylan Sadler scored on an assist from Drew Estrada in the last minute of play Friday, giving the Eagles a 1-0 win over Guyer in District 11-4A action.
On Saturday, the Denton boys will be looking for that final play, the strong finish that was lacking in Tuesday’s regular-season finale against Trophy Club Nelson, when the Broncos were a few plays away from wrapping up District 5-4A’s final playoff berth.
An old, once-heated rivalry will be renewed today when Argyle and Sanger open the girls basketball postseason with a 7 p.m. tipoff at Denton High School.