As a sophomore pitcher on Guyer’s junior varsity team a couple of years ago, Daulton Horton threw more than 115 pitches in each of his first three starts.
On the heels of two straight state championships, longtime Guyer assistant Oschlor Flemming is striking while the iron is hot.
When Guyer scored early in the second half to erase a two-goal Denton advantage, the Wildcats seemingly had all the momentum on their side.
AUSTIN — The fires of retribution that eventually led Guyer breaststroker Tristen Parish to the medal stand at Saturday’s state meet were stoked more than a year ago, when Parish was disqualified from the Region II meet and denied a chance to compete in Texas’ foremost high school competition.
One extra kick. That’s what motivated Guyer senior Tristen Parish this season in his pursuit of reaching the state swim meet at Texas’ Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center today and Saturday in Austin.
WEATHERFORD — So many times during her career as a three-year starter, Quamese Moss has made a big play on the defensive end in the closing minutes of games or hit a game-winning shot.
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.
Before Denton could employ early-game smothering tactics Friday, Hannah Alspach scored the first of her two goals 15 seconds into the game to spark visiting Guyer to a 4-1 win to open District 11-4A play.
When Ponder and Peaster step on the floor for tonight’s big District 9-2A boys basketball contest, there won’t be many secrets between the teams.
New Texas football coach Charlie Strong has made his intentions perfectly clear since taking over the Longhorn program from Mack Brown last month.
It’s been a long time coming for Guyer quarterback Jerrod Heard. Despite a few bumps in the road, the senior is set to sign his national letter of intent today to play college football for Texas, where he committed to following his sophomore season before he was a two-time state champion.
While looking back on last month’s game against Wichita Falls Rider, Guyer coach Harold Colson pointed to his team’s poor fourth-quarter shooting as the reason for what ended up being a two-point loss.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — For the last couple of weeks, Joey Florence has tried to adjust to his new life as the Denton school district athletic director. After 14 years of success as Ryan’s head coach, he’s coming across new firsts in his new position, and Monday was no different.
Like so many times this season, the Guyer boys soccer team found itself in a tale of two halves, and against a good Dallas Jefferson squad it cost the Wildcats a chance at victory as they prepare for district play to begin in less than two weeks.
Entering the 2013 football season, it was already established that the Denton Record-Chronicle’s All-Area MVP would be a two-horse race between dynamic players.