Guyer takes opener

Guyer could not have ended the first half of Friday’s season opener against Mansfield Lake Ridge in much worse fashion. It didn’t take long for the Wildcats to make up for their mistakes.

Adversity, Eagles up first for Wildcats

Guyer coach John Walsh raved about the experience and talent filling his team’s defensive backfield and the senior presence in the linebacker corps throughout fall workouts.

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Slusser’s surprise

After a five-set victory against crosstown foe Ryan on Tuesday night, Guyer coach Erin Harden was going through the motions and looking at her team’s statistics when something stood out.

Lady Falcons perform well at weekend clash

GRANBURY — After defeating Keller Fossil Ridge and Saginaw Chisholm Trail on Friday to advance to the gold bracket, the Lake Dallas Lady Falcons continued play in the Granbury Chevrolet Classic on Saturday.

Lake Dallas sweeps three

GRANBURY — The Lake Dallas Lady Falcons improved their record to 8-3 on Thursday by sweeping three matches on the opening day of the Granbury Chrevrolet Classic.

Lady Wildcats avoid sweep with exciting comeback

A five-set match in volleyball is often a back-and-forth battle between equally strong teams. The one on Tuesday night at Guyer went a bit differently.

Guyer takes 3 of 5 at tourney

The Guyer Lady Wildcats won three of five matches on the last day of the Nike ASC/Ryan Classic with Miles Baker earning a spot on the all-tournament team.

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Scrimmages give teams better look at battles

After two weeks of practice, the Braswell Bengals will hit someone other than one another. The Bengals will host Fort Worth Western Hills at 10 a.m. Saturday in a scrimmage at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex. It will be an exciting moment for Braswell, whose coaching staff is trying to fit all the puzzle pieces together heading into the team’s inaugural season.

Volleyball roundup: Aubrey opens with home sweep

AUBREY — Aubrey’s Micayla Porter and Katherine Knight combined strong efforts to lead the Lady Chaps to a 25-22, 25-18, 25-21 triumph over the Callisburg Lady Wildcats on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.

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Guyer confident in Stillwell’s abilities at QB

Luke Stillwell seemingly was born to be the starting quarterback at Guyer High School.

DISD to begin season ticket sales

Season tickets sales and renewals for the 2016 football season for Braswell, Denton, Guyer and Ryan will begin Monday at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex and Denton High School.

Guyer’s Mwaniki commits to Cowboys

As a middle schooler at Harpool, Thabo Mwaniki watched from afar as a trio of Guyer High School football players excelled in the Big 12 at Oklahoma State.

Football: Area teams eager to kick off fall practices

Ryan coach Dave Henigan may very well have an easy road ahead. With 15 starters back, the Raiders are experienced, star-studded and among the favorites to compete for a Class 5A state championship.

Guyer baseball hires Jags assistant

To date, Guyer’s baseball program and Johnny Kinzy have been one and the same. Kinzy coached Guyer’s first team when the school opened in 2005 and went on to lead the Wildcats to six playoff berths.

Guyer offensive lineman Mallory commits to Tulane

The senior class at Guyer added another Football Bowl Subdivision commitment late Monday when offensive lineman Gage Mallory verbally committed to Tulane.

Softball: Guyer’s Lindgren nabs MVP award on 5-6A team

After spending some time as the state’s top-ranked Class 6A team, Guyer finished second in District 5-6A to eventual state champion Keller, but the Lady Wildcats were well represented on the 5-6A all-district team.

Football: Wildcats still look explosive

All it took was the first play from scrimmage Thursday during Guyer’s spring game to show that all is just fine with the Wildcats’ offense.

Guyer’s Kinzy stepping down as baseball coach

After 25 years in the profession and 11 years as the only baseball coach Guyer has known, Johnny Kinzy has coached his final high school baseball game.

Football: Guyer, Lake Dallas spring games today

Guyer fans will get a glimpse of their future under center tonight as the Wildcats wrap up spring football with their annual spring game, with kickoff set for 6:45 p.m. at Guyer.

Track and field: Guyer’s Toy wins long jump state title

AUSTIN — Waiting around during a 5 1/2-hour weather delay wasn’t enough for Guyer senior Ethan Toy on Saturday.

Basketball: Kilgore selected to coach GHS girls

When Guyer girls basketball coach Andrea Robinson left her post a month ago to take the same position at DeSoto, a job was left open for the taking.

Softball: Guyer’s season ends in wild heartbreaker

PROSPER — In a game that featured everything from a start that came nearly two hours late, a 55-minute rain delay and appeals won on runners leaving too early, Friday night’s game that went nearly an hour into Saturday morning between Guyer and Plano came down to nothing but clutch execution at the plate and defense.

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Baseball: Ryan tops Guyer for berth

Josh Mears made things harder than they should have been at times Friday. But it was difficult to tell if Ryan’s senior leftie was ever feeling the pressure.

Track and field: Ryan's Stuchell earns trip to UIL state meet

Ryan pole vaulter Avery Stuchell is headed back to Austin for the UIL Class 6A state track and field meet after her second place finish Friday in the 6A Region I meet at Maverick Stadium at UT-Arlington.

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Softball: Guyer drops opener 11-4

PROSPER — For much of the season when Guyer has played quality teams, the Lady Wildcats have had to focus on outscoring their opponents.

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Next step: Guyer softball coach’s son headed to Bama on manager scholarship

Keith Medford has heard plenty of recruiting pitches from college coaches. As the only softball coach Guyer High School has ever had, Medford has had more than his fair share of players go on to play collegiately.

Baseball: Wildcats beat Raiders 5-2 to set up showdown for playoff spot

At one point in Wednesday’s pivotal crosstown showdown between Guyer and Ryan, it appeared Guyer left fielder Ryan McCans had a chance to be the hero who kept the Wildcats’ playoff hopes alive with one regular-season game remaining.

Baseball: Ryan, Guyer face must-win finale

The playoff scenario that Ryan faced Wednesday against Guyer was simple — win and you’re in. Still, the Raiders had just enough cushion in the standings should things go sour.

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Football: Guyer ready to roll with new starting QB

The news of a couple of weeks ago involving the transfer of Guyer quarterback Shawn Robinson to DeSoto sent shockwaves not only throughout the Texas high school football landscape, but also Guyer’s fieldhouse.

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Softball: Guyer pair clips Falcons

FORT WORTH — After one inning Tuesday night, a pivotal District 5-6A game between Guyer and Keller Timber Creek closely resembled the teams’ previous meeting this year — a back-and-forth affair that Timber Creek ended up winning.

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Baseball: Guyer rallies past Nelson in 3-2 thriller

After 6 1/2 innings Tuesday night, it appeared that Guyer’s good fortune on the diamond had run out in a pivotal District 5-6A game against Trophy Club Nelson.

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Football: Robinson leaving Guyer

The popular phrase two years ago when Shawn Robinson arrived at Guyer was that the rich were simply getting richer. Coming off six straight seasons of having a future Football Bowl Subdivision quarterback under center, another one fell in Guyer’s lap.

Girls golf: Guyer riding high into regional tournament

The Guyer girls golf team has grown accustomed to some hard-fought battles with its biggest district rival, Trophy Club Nelson. Last week in the District 5-6A tournament, the Lady Wildcats took “hard-fought” out of the equation.

Softball: Guyer cruises behind Wills

After a crushing loss a week ago to District 5-6A’s top team, Keller, Guyer coach Keith Medford made it clear he wanted to see his team bounce back from a heartbreaking, back-and-forth loss to a team it was chasing in the standings.

Track: Guyer girls win 5-6A title

JUSTIN — Despite winning just two events, the Guyer girls put on a true display of team track and field and claimed the District 5-6A championship Thursday at Texan Stadium.

Guyer wins 2 district 5-6A titles in tennis

It’d been a while since Guyer tennis coach Ron Rogers had seen one of his players win a district championship.

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Football: Guyer safety verbally commits to Northwestern

Bryce Jackson makes it very clear academics are important to him and his future, and that’s evident from a quick glance at the Guyer safety’s football scholarship offer list.

Softball: Keller outslugs Guyer

On a night that saw two good teams trade punches in a pivotal district showdown, it was the clutch bats of Keller that earned the last laugh against a struggling Guyer pitching staff in an offensive barrage that lasted more than three hours.

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Softball: In familiar territory

There aren’t many games like one in 2013 that stick in Guyer softball coach Keith Medford’s memory bank.

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Softball: Lady Wildcats rip Ryan

Ryan ran into a buzzsaw Tuesday when 12th-ranked Guyer took out its frustration on the Lady Raiders after losing its past two District 5-6A games. The Lady Wildcats throttled Ryan 17-2 at Tina Minke Field.

Softball: Lady Wildcats fight but fall short against Timber Creek

FORT WORTH — Following a crushing run-rule loss Tuesday — Guyer’s first setback of the season — coach Keith Medford wanted to see how his team would bounce back.

Guyer's Polendey commits to Miami

Guyer tight end Brian Polendey took a visit to Florida over spring break to visit his father, whose job was recently transferred to the Tampa area. In the midst of the visit, he worked in a business trip to the University of Miami and quickly decided he wanted to spend his collegiate years there. He committed to the Hurricanes on Monday night.

Softball: Top Lady Wildcats defeated

Missing its starting pitcher due to injury, Guyer entered Tuesday’s play undefeated at 19-0 and ranked first in the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll knowing it was going to need to deliver in the other aspects of its game against an offensively capable Trophy Club Nelson squad.

Justin Northwest downs Guyer in baseball tilt

After holding Guyer’s lineup to almost nothing for much of the night on Tuesday, Justin Northwest starting pitcher Dustin May faced one final challenge in the bottom of the sixth inning.

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Baseball: Stillwell helps Guyer get even with Keller

Frequently hanging its hat on defense, Guyer knows how crucial a good start to a game can be. It starts with coach Johnny Kinzy, who is constantly reminding his team the importance of setting an early tone.

Guyer tops Ryan with late goal

It was a special moment between father and son when Guyer coach Cody Schroeder and his son, Cole Schroeder, embraced each other after Cole ripped in his opportunistic game-winning goal in the 71st minute.

Girls soccer: Guyer’s playoff hopes take hit with loss to Timber Creek

Rarely does a team utterly dominate the possession of a match and lose. But for the fourth-place Guyer Lady Wildcats, that was the case in their District 5-6A home contest against third-place Keller Timber Creek on Friday.

Softball: Guyer rallies to remain unbeaten on the season

On a night when it didn’t appear Guyer pitcher Grace Wills had her best stuff and no breaks were going Guyer’s way, the Lady Wildcats continued a recent trend by coming back from a three-run deficit Monday.

Girls soccer: With fallen player in mind, Guyer dominates

Guyer coach Kenny Blevins was able to breathe a sigh of relief after Tuesday’s game against Keller Fossil Ridge. Not only were the Lady Wildcats able to take the field for the first time since a wreck claimed the life of a player in their program, but they looked good doing it as they rolled to a 6-0 win against Keller Fossil Ridge.

Basketball: Deadly accuracy

COLLEYVILLE — Just like in Tuesday’s playoff opener, Guyer got off to a rough start and dug itself a hole. Unlike that bi-district win against Flower Mound, there was no coming back against a seasoned South Grand Prairie team, and the Warriors ended Guyer’s season with a 74-53 victory in the Class 6A Region I area round Friday.