Golf roundup: Eagles claim regional crown

POTTSBORO — The Argyle boys held off a late charge Tuesday from Texarkana Pleasant Grove to claim the Class 3A Region II championship and qualify for the UIL state tournament in Austin.

Golf roundup: Argyle boys lead at regional tournament

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.

Baseball roundup: McMann shines as Liberty run-rules TCA

ADDISON — Connor McMann pitched a two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts, and Hunter Griffith had three RBIs as Liberty Christian run-ruled Addison Trinity Christian 10-0 on Friday.

Softball/baseball roundup: Lady Falcons blank Denton; Ryan falls to Marcus

CORINTH — Leading 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, Lake Dallas erupted for eight runs in the frame to earn a 10-0 run-rule victory over Denton Friday.

Softball roundup: Lady Broncos beat Rider 4-3

Allie Shelton capped off a three-run rally in the seventh inning Friday night with a walk-off double as Denton defeated Wichita Falls Rider 4-3.

Baseball roundup: Ryan falls to 0-4 in district

LEWISVILLE — After Ryan tied the game in the top of the seventh inning, Lewisville picked up a 4-3 walk-off win against the Raiders on Friday night to keep Ryan winless in District 5-5A play.

Baseball: Frisco Lone Star blanks Aubrey

AUBREY — Frisco Lone Star didn’t drive the ball to the deepest parts of Aubrey’s ballpark. In fact, the Chaparrals didn’t give up an extra-base hit in Tuesday’s District 10-3A opener.

Football: Aubrey hires Ivy as head coach, AD

Keith Ivy is returning to his family’s roots. Ivy has been named the new head football coach and athletic director at Aubrey, which is about 18 miles from Sanger, where he graduated from high school.

Boys basketball: Ponder loads up 9-2A team

Judging by the way Ponder’s boys basketball season ended over the weekend in Austin, it’s no surprise to see the way the Lions were represented on the District 9-2A all-district team that was released Monday.

Girls basketball: Districts release 2013-14 teams

Fresh off its run to the girls basketball state tournament, Argyle landed a few notable players on the 10-3A all-district team.

Baseball: Chaps come alive late

GUNTER — Aubrey broke a 2-all tie in the top of the fifth inning and piled on five more runs in the final frame as the Chaparrals (6-6) beat Prosper’s JV 8-2 in the Gunter tournament on Saturday.

Softball roundup: Lady Eagles shut out Denton

Alyssa Bruton pitched a four-hit shutout and added an RBI as Argyle topped the host Broncos 2-0 in the Denton tournament on Friday.

Baseball roundup: Aubrey cruises

FARMERSVILLE — Jumping out to a 7-0 lead helped Aubrey defeat Tom Bean 13-2 in five innings on Saturday at the Farmersville tournament.

Softball roundup: Ryan wins four

Ryan had a big day Saturday in the Tina Minke Memorial Tournament, winning four straight games after losing their first game of the day to Trophy Club Nelson 11-3.

Baseball roundup: Broncos take two at Classic

The Denton Broncos rebounded from a 9-0 Thursday night loss to defending Class 4A champion Tomball to pick up a pair of come-from-behind wins on Friday in the Russell Athletics North Texas Classic at Bronco Field.

Girls basketball: Lady Chaps eliminated

FLOWER MOUND — Aubrey’s Kendyl Wright put her team on her back with 15 third-quarter points in Wednesday’s Class 3A bi-district playoff game against Decatur to give the Lady Chaps a one-point lead heading into the fourth.

Basketball: Postseason begins tonight for area girls

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.

Girls basketball: Aubrey earns playoff berth

Kendyl Wright may not know what it’s like to play in a postseason game. But she will by next week. Wright, a junior, scored a game-high 30 points on Friday night as Aubrey beat Carrollton Ranchview 46-41 at Billy Ryan Gym in a District 10-3A play-in game.

Basketball/soccer roundup: Marcus routs Raiders

FLOWER MOUND — The Ryan boys fell to 0-9 in District 5-5A with a 58-27 loss at Flower Mound Marcus on Friday night.

Realignment notebook: Argyle, Sanger get new competition

ARGYLE — Coaches in the former Class 3A who now are in the new Class 4A knew Monday’s biennial UIL realignment would bring plenty of uncertainty.

Hellman resigns as Aubrey district’s AD

The turnover in Aubrey’s athletic department continued late Thursday when lifelong Aubrey resident and the school’s jack-of-all-trades Daryl Hellman turned in his resignation as the district’s athletic director.

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Basketball: Solid start pays off

ARGYLE — Argyle keeps building steam as it chugs toward the playoffs. After their second-half rally fell short in a double-digit loss Tuesday at Frisco Lone Star, the Eagles carried that momentum into an efficient first half to help them run away with a 48-29 District 10-3A win Friday against Aubrey on senior night.

Football: Aubrey coach Segleski resigns

Aubrey is searching for a new head coach after Mike Segleski turned in his resignation late Wednesday.

Basketball roundup: Falcons nip Azle for second 5-4A victory

LAKE DALLAS — Josh Jackson poured in a game-best 26 points and the Lake Dallas boys defeated Azle 56-53 for their second District 5-4A win.

Basketball: Eagles raid Aubrey for district win

AUBREY — The Argyle and Aubrey boys entered Tuesday night’s contest both seeking their first District 10-3A win.

Roundup: Sanger defeats Krum in District 9-3A opener

SANGER — Joseph Clark’s 17 points anchored Sanger in a 55-43 win over Krum late Friday night in the District 9-3A opener for both schools.

Boys basketball: Aubrey splits pair

AUBREY — Aubrey’s boys made up for lost action because of previously canceled games and split two at home Saturday.

Basketball roundup: Lady Eagles move to 20-1

ARGYLE — The Argyle girls continued their remarkable start to the season with a 49-31 victory over Plano Prestonwood on Tuesday.

Basketball roundup: Ryan splits at tourney

THE COLONY — The Ryan Raiders dropped their third straight game at The Colony tournament Saturday before beating Garland Naaman Forest 58-54.

Basketball roundup: Guyer whips North Crowley in Whataburger Tournament

HALTOM CITY — Guyer thumped North Crowley 69-46 on Friday to advance to the consolation semifinals of Orange bracket play in the Whataburger Tournament.

Basketball roundup: Guyer boys hang with No. 1 DeSoto

HALTOM CITY — Guyer was one basket away from tying the state’s top-ranked Class 5A boys basketball team.

Football: Heard, Sadler earn honors

The two players who performed well on the state’s biggest stage and brought home state championships were named the top players in their respective districts.

Basketball roundup: Sandies blow past Ponder

Sanger’s second-quarter outburst on offense helped lead it to a third-place finish in the Aubrey tournament with a 59-52 win over the host Chaparrals.

High schools: Moving up

At the moment, the Guyer football team is focused on defending its Class 4A Division I state championship, but after what they hope is a Dec. 20 title game at AT&T Stadium, the Wildcats will shift their attention.

Basketball roundup: Guyer splits pair at tourney

KELLER — The Guyer Wildcats split a pair of games Saturday in the Keller Timber Creek tournament, beating Wolfforth Frenship 52-51 before falling to Frisco Centennial 37-33.

Basketball: Richter scores 20 in win for Bearcats

AUBREY — Pilot Point won just eight games last year, so you’ll have to excuse coach Jeff Price if he seems to be approaching this season with cautious optimism. But he admits he likes what he sees so far.

Basketball roundup: Ponder boys win tourney title

PONDER — Ponder grabbed the lead early and didn’t let go as the Lions (5-1) coasted to a 47-28 victory over Liberty Christian on Saturday to win their own tournament.

Football: Aubrey misses playoffs with 46-22 loss

CARROLLTON — It was a complicated tiebreaker for the District 10-3A to decide which teams would be playoff-bound, but there was nothing complicated about Carrollton Ranchview’s 46-22 victory over Aubrey on Friday night.

Volleyball: Decatur decks Aubrey

Aubrey coach Lisa Deaver was looking to see if her team had changed in Tuesday night’s playoff match against Decatur. Deaver, in her first year at Aubrey, was closely watching the demeanor of her team, wondering if her players could withstand the pressure of playing against one of the state’s top teams.

Football: Area kickers display long-range talent

There’s a play in football that simultaneously paralyzes sidelines for moments before causing one sideline to explode with joy and the other sideline to sulk in despair.

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Football: Sizelove hurt in Argyle victory

AUBREY — The Argyle Eagles may be playing next week for their sixth straight district football championship without their star defensive leader Sam Sizelove. The Eagles won handily Friday night over District 10-3A opponent Aubrey, 59-8, but the big news going forward could revolve around their stalwart linebacker Sizelove, who is committed to Kansas State.

Volleyball notebook: Denton needs one more win

If Denton wants to extend its playoff streak to three straight years, the Lady Broncos will have to come up with one more win. Denton, Azle and Wichita Falls Rider finished the regular season tied for third place in District 5-4A, setting up a mini-tournament in Bowie on Friday.

Volleyball: Perfect again in Argyle

ARGYLE — Argyle coach Clark Oberle needed a second to think after Tuesday night’s 25-8, 25-11, 25-12 district win against Aubrey. Oberle tried to remember the last time his team lost a district match. After a few seconds, he recalled is was during the 2009 season.

Football: Celina pounds Chaps, 49-14

CELINA — Running the ball effectively is tough without the first three ball carriers on the depth chart. Aubrey saw its third running back go down with an injury this season just before halftime on Friday night during a 49-14 loss to No. 8 Celina at Bobcat Stadium. After running back Phillip Wilds, who was injured making a tackle, was carted off the field, the run-oriented Chaparrals had few options left.

Football: Defense helps Aubrey knock off Lone Star

AUBREY — The Aubrey Chaparrals desperately needed a win and they got it by using a big defensive second half to seal a 28-17 win over Frisco Lone Star in the District 10-3A opener for both schools.

Football: Late score sinks Chaps

AUBREY — Aubrey’s momentum entering District 10-3A action next week dissipated under the weight of a huge night by Fort Worth Trinity Valley wide receiver John Cleveland. Cleveland gathered a fade pass from quarterback Cameron Matthews for a 23-yard touchdown with four seconds remaining in the game to lift the Trojans (3-3) to a 30-24 win over Aubrey.

Football: Sanger extends win streak to three

AUBREY — Defense kept Sanger’s momentum going. After allowing 391 offensive yards and 39 points in a win at Boyd last week, the Indians’ defense held Aubrey to just 283 yards in a 27-22 win on Friday night at Chaparral Stadium.

Football: Bearcats prevail in final minute

PILOT POINT — As the clock ticked down in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game between Pilot Point and Aubrey, only one point separated the two schools separated by less than nine miles. When Pilot Point junior quarterback Travis Garrett stepped off the field for the final time, he had given the Bearcats a last-minute win.

Football: Whitesboro beats Aubrey Chaparrals

WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Bearcats still have Aubrey’s number. Carrying a 6-3 advantage into the 10th meeting between the two schools, the Bearcats stifled the Chaparrals’ offense with six quarterback sacks on their way to a 27-13 homecoming win Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.

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Football: Chaps roll after safety

AUBREY — The play that swung momentum in Aubrey’s favor in Friday night’s nondistrict game against Anna was the same play that burned the Chaparrals from the opening whistle. The first time Anna’s Isaac Armijo returned a kickoff, he sprinted down the left sidelines and was tackled 2 yards short of the Aubrey goal line, setting Anna up for an early touchdown.