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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Tennis: Guyer’s Roberts ousted at regionals

Guyer sophomore Brooke Roberts saw her season come to an end on Monday in the Class 6A Region I tennis tournament, but for the young first-time qualifier, her day at the UT-Arlington Tennis Center still had plenty of positives.

Tennis: Roberts reaches new territory for Guyer

Brooke Roberts isn’t one of those typical tennis prodigies who climbed the ranks as a youth player before going on to a dominant high school career.

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Softball: Lady Wildcat on her toes

Guyer coach Keith Medford admitted his team never practices the situation it encountered Friday night, and he certainly couldn’t expect his freshman first baseman to make the play she did to preserve a late lead.

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Titans’ Stewart comes home

Josh Stewart can only laugh now when the topic is brought up. The former Guyer and Oklahoma State standout left college a year early to declare for last year’s NFL draft, but after a disappointing performance at the NFL scouting combine, the slot receiver wasn’t among the 256 players selected.

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Choate sets sail

Guyer senior Sean Choate signs to play basketball at Navy as his father, Mike, left, Guyer coach Grant Long, sister Lily and mother, Cyndi, look on Thursday in Denton.

Golf: Lady Wildcats mid-pack at regional tourney

ARLINGTON — The Guyer Lady Wildcats were nervous heading into Wednesday’s Class 6A Region I tournament at Rolling Hills Country Club because the team was paired with two of the top three teams in the state.

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Canyon-bound

Guyer’s Maddie Green is pictured Wednesday after signing to play softball at West Texas A&M.

Golf: Guyer finishes 14th

When Guyer golf coach Roddy Adams said moving up a class would be tough for his boys team, he wasn’t kidding.

Golf: Guyer boys stumble at first day of regionals

Guyer head golf coach Roddy Adams and his boys team knew they would have a tough challenge in front of them during their first trip to a regional tournament at the state’s largest classification.

Golf: Guyer boys, girls set for regionals

ARGYLE — When the Guyer golf teams tee off at their respective Class 6A Region I tournaments this week in Arlington, they’ll be doing so under different circumstances but with the same goal in mind.

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Basketball: Standing out

Several players in the area stood out on the hardwood during the 2014-2015 basketball season, but two players emerged above the rest — a senior heading off to play Division I basketball and a rising star with two years left to play and a state championship to defend.

Tennis: Guyer’s Roberts qualifies for regionals

Guyer’s Brooke Roberts overcame a late loss Friday at the District 5-6A tennis tournament to finish second overall, beating teammate Nathalie Wetherington 6-4, 6-3 in a playback match to qualify for the regional tournament.

Baseball: Guyer loses second straight district game

Guyer had some timely hitting Tuesday night, as was evidenced by the fact that the Wildcats scored all of their runs with two outs. The Wildcats failed to capitalize on several other opportunities, and their nine stranded runners coupled with uncharacteristically sloppy play on the bases and in the field cost the Wildcats their second straight district loss as they fell 5-4 to Keller Central.

Softball: Guyer blows lead, falls out of first place

KELLER — The last time Guyer and Keller met to open District 5-6A play, the Lady Wildcats won a pitching duel and needed extra innings to do so.

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Baseball: Wildcats capitalize

Guyer barely managed more than a few hits Wednesday night against Keller Fossil Ridge, but each one carried a lot of weight for the Wildcats.