Guyer head coach Keith Medford had a pretty concrete plan for his pitcher in Friday’s regular-season finale against Wichita Falls Rider.
CORINTH — A big game between two teams tied for second place in the District 5-4A standings was decided in the top of the fifth inning — in more ways than one.
There’s embarrassment of riches, and then there’s the Guyer quarterback situation.
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.
Head softball coach Keith Medford has spent most of his tenure at Guyer with the luxury of having an unquestioned No. 1 pitcher in the circle, including former stars Kylee Crosek and Suzette Palmer, who combined to start at pitcher for seven seasons.
LITTLE ELM — The Guyer track programs won’t be missed in the coming years by their District 5-4A foes. The Guyer boys took the District 5-4A title Tuesday at Little Elm Athletic Complex, winning their fifth straight team title as a 4A program, while the Guyer girls rolled to their seventh straight in Class 4A. The boys and girls won by 80 and 109 points, respectively.
The Guyer Lady Wildcats continue their quest to repeat as Class 4A state champions today when they play a Class 4A Region I quarterfinal match against Fort Worth Arlington Heights at 8 p.m. at Fort Worth’s Farrington Field.
FORT WORTH — Battling for a ball in the air with less than 12 minutes to play in a scoreless game, Guyer senior Sophie Martin found herself on the ground after banging heads with a Wichita Falls player.
In recent years, the Guyer girls have become a program to be reckoned with Harold Colson at the helm. After Colson resigned his position to seek administrative opportunities, Guyer athletic director John Walsh wanted to keep the momentum moving forward. That’s why Walsh and Guyer principal Barbara Fischer settled on former Cedar Hill head coach Andrea Robinson to take over the Lady Wildcats’ program.
WICHITA FALLS — All season long, Guyer coach Kenny Blevins has waited for his defending state championship team to come together and resemble last year’s squad.
WICHITA FALLS — For 71 minutes Friday, Guyer and Wichita Falls seemed destined to play an overtime game to see who would advance to the Class 4A Region I sectional round.
Guyer may sit atop the District 5-4A standings while Fort Worth Brewer is falling closer to the bottom, but both teams showed there won’t be any easy games as the district reached its midway point on Friday night.
AUSTIN — Both the Ryan and Guyer boys 800 relay teams qualified for the Division II final during Friday’s prelimaries at the 87th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium.
When Oschlor Flemming left Guyer two weeks ago to become the head football coach at Fort Bend Dulles, Guyer head coach and athletic director John Walsh had two positions to fill.
FORT WORTH — In less than 100 seconds, Guyer’s girls soccer team was already on its way to advancing in the playoffs.
WICHITA FALLS — Guyer took a 1-0 lead into the fourth inning Friday, but Wichita Falls Rider scored the game’s final two runs in the frame to drop the Wildcats for their first District 5-4A loss of the season, 2-1.
Maddie Green, whose family moved into the Guyer attendance zone from the Denton zone prior to the spring semester, was denied her appeal for eligibility by the University Interscholastic League State Executive Committee on Wednesday in Austin. Green now is ineligible to play this year for the Lady Wildcats.
When Guyer’s football program lost two assistant coaches to head coaching jobs two weeks ago, the Wildcats had some voids to fill.
A simple look at the current District 11-4A boys standings isn’t enough to determine which teams will be playing next week in the postseason and which ones will be sitting at home.
The Guyer Lady Wildcats don’t panic. They’ve trailed several times this season and have recovered for victories. So on Thursday night at Wildcat Field, when District 5-4A rival Denton took a significant chunk out of the Lady Wildcats’ armor with a three-run second inning, they were unfazed.
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.