Football: Mason sparks Wildcat rout

KELLER — When the District 5-6A schedule was released at last year’s realignment, Guyer learned it’d have a second home in 2015.


Volleyball: Lady Wildcats pummel Lady Falcons in straight sets

With each passing match being the next in line of what has been a dominant run through District 5-6A action for the Guyer volleyball team, coach Addie Mack gives her team goals to shoot for in the course of a match — more than just wins and losses.


Guyer warms up air attack

Guyer junior quarterback Shawn Robinson is a big believer in the idea of trusting the process, and the mantra has been drilled into his mind this season with good reason. With a group of largely inexperienced and young wide receivers at his disposal, the Guyer passing game has seen some well-publicized struggles through the first part of the regular season despite having one of the nation’s top-ranked quarterbacks under center.

Football: Assistant to call plays for Guyer

John Walsh has been in the Texas high school football coaching fraternity for more than two decades, dating back to his days as an assistant at Brownwood before starting Guyer’s program in 2005.


Guyer trio carries comeback

KELLER — Less than two minutes into Thursday’s District 5-6A opener, undefeated Keller had a two-touchdown lead on defending district champion Guyer before the Wildcats knew what hit them.

Football: Wildcats prepared for variety from Keller

Last season at this time, Guyer was getting ready to open District 5-6A play against Keller with two weeks of preparation thanks to a bye the week prior.


Football: Protege to face mentor when former Guyer QBs clash

For the past seven years, J.W. Walsh has marveled at what Jerrod Heard can do on a football field. But for the first time in their relationship, which goes all the way back to Walsh going to watch Heard play middle school games for Harpool, Walsh will be hoping he doesn’t see Heard at his best.

Volleyball: Guyer breaks tie atop district standings

There have been times this season when Guyer coach Addie Mack has challenged her team to be more consistent and play at a high level throughout a match.

Volleyball: Guyer prevails at Ryan

Skating its way through two sets and forcing the Ryan Lady Raiders to play its game, Guyer had nearly everything going its way Friday. Midway through the third set, Guyer fell behind, prompting coach Addie Mack to call a timeout to refocus the Lady Wildcats.

Football: Youngsters catch on for resting Wildcats

Before freshman De’Vion Harmon ever set foot on Guyer’s campus as a student, Guyer football coach John Walsh was plenty familiar with his middle school exploits, both on the football field and basketball court.


Volleyball: Tabitha Spray returns as Lady Wildcats sweep Fossil Ridge

So far this season, Guyer’s volleyball team has played two matches in District 5-6A play.

Guyer Wildcats rush past Wichita Falls Rider

WICHITA FALLS — The first two weeks of Guyer’s football season hadn’t gone according to plan for a young, inexperienced Wildcat offense. Shawn Robinson, Guyer’s nationally ranked dual-threat quarterback, has spent a lot of time trying to break in an entirely new set of skill players. While Robinson and his receivers didn’t totally break out of their funk Friday against Wichita Falls Rider, the Guyer offense found its rhythm by pounding the ball with Robinson and a trio of running backs behind a dominant offensive line en route to a 44-27 win.


Football: Mismatch awaits Wildcats at Rider

Last season when Guyer played Ennis, a Wildcat secondary rich with experience and Big 12 talent had no answer for Lions receiver Donta Thompson, a 6-5 mismatch out wide who is now a freshman at Texas Tech.


Sloppy Guyer avoids 0-2, knocks off Ennis

After one of the sloppiest performances in Guyer’s recent history plagued the Wildcats through much of Friday’s game against Ennis, a couple of their senior leaders had finally seen enough.


No. 1 Allen whips Wildcats

ALLEN — After last season’s opening game against top-ranked Allen proved to be a coming-out party for Guyer quarterback Shawn Robinson, the 2015 edition proved to be the same for an experience-rich Allen...


Football: Guyer defense hoping to rebound against Ennis

When Guyer gathered in its postgame huddle at Allen’s Eagle Stadium following the Wildcats’ 32-point, season-opening loss to the top-ranked team in the state, there was a surprisingly positive vibe to coach John Walsh’s talk.

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Football: Guyer opens at No. 1 Allen

It’s no secret Guyer has one of the best high school quarterbacks in the country in junior Shawn Robinson, and it’s easy to see why the nation’s top-ranked dual-threat signal caller would overshadow other assets of his own team.


Volleyball: Guyers beats Denton, loses Dozier to injury

Following Guyer’s tournament performance this past weekend, the Lady Wildcats learned valuable lessons on how to adapt their game plan to each of the teams they are going to face in their loaded schedule.

Volleyball roundup: Lake Dallas stays on top at tourney

GRANBURY — The Lake Dallas Lady Falcons continued their undefeated run in the Granbury tournament Friday as they took down Seminole 25-19, 25-16, Lubbock 25-15, 26-24 and Burleson Centennial 25-15, 25-13.

Football: Guyer, Trinity look to take battle to trenches

Guyer coach John Walsh doesn’t pretend to be a fan of scrimmages.


Guyer volleyball team to start without Mack

The Guyer volleyball team opened its season on Tuesday night with a win at Rowlett, and the Lady Wildcats are set to play in the Ryan tournament beginning today.


Football: Wildcats hoping defense has caught up to offense

At this time a year ago, the Guyer defense was supposed to be an experienced unit that would help Shawn Robinson transition into his new role as the Wildcats’ quarterback as a young sophomore.

Volleyball: Ryan visits Little Elm to kick off new season

Another volleyball season is set to get underway today when Ryan travels to Little Elm to open the season in new Ryan head coach Nicholas Gay’s first game as the Lady Raiders’ head coach.On Tuesday, most...

Football: Robinson back to lead Guyer

When Guyer begins fall workouts early Monday, the Wildcats will do so with one of the top high school quarterbacks in the country.

Volleyball: Lake Dallas to host preseason tournament

CORINTH — Lake Dallas will host a preseason tournament Saturday, two days before teams from all classifications are allowed to hold their first organized regular-season workouts.

Football: Coaches focus on tackling to improve safety

Matt Fischer knows his job as a middle school coach for Denton ISD, a hotbed for Texas football talent, has always been more about teaching the basics and maximizing participation than winning games.

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Guyer quarterback Robinson selects Horned Frogs

Despite having offers from a laundry list of national powerhouses and tradition-rich programs, Guyer quarterback Shawn Robinson knew a few months ago where he should play in college.


Baseball: Rhame on solid track to majors

Jacob Rhame hasn’t taken the conventional path to rising prospect status in baseball. Instead, the former Guyer standout went from Division I prospect to junior college project and capitalized on his last chance to prove himself.

Football: Guyer shows off young receivers

A year ago at this time, Guyer quarterback Shawn Robinson was a promising but unproven commodity under center for the Wildcats.


Softball: Guyer ousted

ARGYLE — Lewisville sent 16 batters to the plate and scored twice Saturday before Guyer had a chance to bat around its own lineup. In a playoff series where runs were hard to come by, the early burst was still barely enough.

Softball: Gorsuch one-hits Guyer in Game 2

ARGYLE — All it takes is a run to separate Guyer’s and Lewisville’s softball teams. After the Lady Wildcats took Game 1 of a best-of-three Class 6A Region I quarterfinal series 1-0 Thursday, the script flipped as Guyer lost 1-0 in Game 2 on Friday.


Softball: Cool under pressure

ARGYLE — All eyes before Thursday’s Game 1 likely were on Lewisville ace Maribeth Gorsuch, and the LSU commit was practically untouchable while putting together another solid outing. But by the end of the night, it was Guyer’s Shayne Starkey who was all smiles.


Track and field: Guyer junior toying with idea of medal

Ethan Toy didn’t always love the long jump, but the Guyer junior was always good at it.As a seventh-grader at Harpool, Toy won the the long jump and triple jump at the district meet.

Baseball: Marauders take two to oust Wildcats

PLANO — Momentum can be fleeting, as the Guyer Wildcats discovered against Flower Mound Marcus.

Softball: Guyer advances with rout

KENNEDALE — Guyer coach Keith Medford has no idea what was said in a players-only meeting following his team’s shutout loss to Plano West in its bi-district playoff series opener.

Baseball: Herriage, Guyer stun Marcus in opener

PLANO — The Guyer baseball team didn’t play a perfect game Friday night as it opened a Class 6A Region I bi-district series against Flower Mound Marcus, but the Wildcats got a gem from sophomore starting pitcher Connor Herriage and came up with clutch hits to claim a 4-2 win at Plano over a defending region finalist.

Softball: Guyer prevails in 20-run tilt

COLLEYVILLE — Guyer found out Friday just how tough South Grand Prairie will be in the Class 6A Region I area-round playoffs.

Softball: Guyer uses big inning to advance

FLOWER MOUND — In the third inning of a nip-and-tuck, decisive Game 3 for the right to move on in the postseason, it appeared Guyer had broken through on Plano West when Hannah Hodapp laced an RBI triple to score Avery Williams.

Water polo: Guyer places fourth in state water polo tourney

The Guyer girls water polo team got what it wanted on Friday, the first day of the state tournament in Austin: two wins to set it up with a showdown against their regional rivals Southlake Carroll on Saturday.

Track and field: Denton relay foursome collects regional title

LUBBOCK — Denton coach Justin Schuff knew his runners had more in them after Friday’s prelims at the Class 5A Region I meet at the R.P. Fuller Track Complex at Texas Tech University.


Softball: All or nothing

FLOWER MOUND — In Thursday night’s series opener against Plano West, the Guyer softball team was stymied by a dominant pitching performance by sophomore Sierra Lange, who held the Lady Wildcats’ stout lineup to just one hit.

Baseball: Guyer loses, still clinches playoff spot

Guyer clinched a playoff spot but left its field Friday licking a few wounds.

Softball: Guyer one-hit in playoff opener

FLOWER MOUND — There is a general rule of thumb in softball that the best time to do damage against a good pitcher is early in the game.

Baseball: Guyer gets closer to playoffs with win

Guyer needed to take care of its business Thursday, and it did just that with a 5-0 win against crosstown rival Ryan. But after a brief team huddle following the game, coach Johnny Kinzy was seen grabbing for his cellphone in the dugout to check other scores from around District 5-6A.

Track and Field: Class 6A proves to be tough work for Guyer

After winning its district meet a year ago by more than 100 points in the old Class 4A, Guyer girls track coach Megan Hardesty knew her team could be in a rude awakening this year as Guyer made the jump back to the state’s largest classification after a two-year stint of domination in the lower classification.

Water polo: Senior leaders guide Guyer to state

The Guyer girls water polo team didn’t believe its head coach Chris Cullen when the season started. He tried to tell them just how good they would be, saying they would make the state tournament.

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Softball: Hodapp in her own league

Bad things can happen to a softball player over the course of a four-year varsity career. It’s not that Guyer senior Hannah Hodapp has been really lucky throughout her career as a four-year starter — she’s had her fair share of dings — she’s just managed to navigate nearly 120 games, and she’s never missed one.

Football: Wildcats seek new WR standout

Last year, the Guyer football team had the luxury of being loaded with experienced, quality players at wide receiver. Heading into the 2015 season, that luxury has turned into a huge question mark.

Softball: Lady Wildcats rally to clinch second place

FORT WORTH — The Guyer softball team still has more than a week before the Class 6A playoffs begin, but Tuesday night’s game against Keller Timber Creek might as well have been a postseason affair.

Baseball: Upset win keeps Guyer’s hopes alive

Austin Adams made a case on Monday night to be considered Guyer’s ace starter by shutting down a potent Trophy Club Nelson lineup with an efficient outing to give the Wildcats a 4-1 win in a makeup game originally scheduled for Friday at Guyer.