After eight years at Ryan as an assistant coach, Erin Taylor has been selected as Denton’s next head girls basketball coach, replacing the retiring Dennis Krishka.
Guyer had a golden opportunity Tuesday night to take possession of first place in District 5-4A with a game remaining, but that chance was squandered in the bottom of the seventh inning.
CORINTH — Lake Dallas knew roughly the number of wins it needed in District 5-4A play to avoid sitting out the playoffs for the second straight year.
KRUM — Krum coach Stacey Lucas likely will never entertain the idea of pulling starting pitcher Kaycee Koiner, no matter how bleak the situation may be or what is on the line.
Don’t get too high or too low. That’s been one of Glen Harrison’s main mantras to success during his 28 years of coaching football and baseball.
ALVORD — Ponder broke things open in the top of the fifth inning and scored eight runs in the Lions’ 15-0 victory over Alvord in District 9-2A action Friday night.
VAN ALSTYNE — Preslee Gallaway allowed just one earned run in six innings, but errors allowed Van Alstyne to a 3-2 win and hand Pilot Point its first District 12-2A loss in its regular-season finale on Friday.
ARGYLE — The Sanger Indians and Argyle Eagles will be well represented next week at the Class 3A Region II track and field championships in Commerce after strong showings at the District 9-3A/10-3A Area meet on Thursday.
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.
The feeling after Ryan’s softball game Tuesday night was a feeling the Lady Raiders knew all too well.
FORT WORTH — After a scoreless first three innings Tuesday, Liberty Christian and Fort Worth Nolan Catholic exploded for 19 runs in the final four frames, with the Warriors escaping with an 11-8 victory.
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.
CORINTH — Chrisa Head allowed just two hits and no runs on the mound and hit a home run Friday to lead Lake Dallas past Wichita Falls Rider 10-0 in five innings.
There’s embarrassment of riches, and then there’s the Guyer quarterback situation.
During 38 years of coaching, Denton’s Dennis Krishka took a different approach to the game of basketball. He established the framework of a team through several avenues, not taking the abrasive route of some of his mentors, while taking pride in his ability to build a program.
ADDISON — Connor McMann pitched a two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts, and Hunter Griffith had three RBIs as Liberty Christian run-ruled Addison Trinity Christian 10-0 on Friday.
CARROLLTON — The Ryan Raiders took their first step toward advancing to May’s state track and field meet Thursday when they claimed the District 5-5A team championship at Hebron.
SANGER — The Sanger Indians made it a clean sweep at the District 9-3A track and field championships on Thursday, claiming both the boys and girls titles.
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.
Tuesday’s Guyer-Denton game was postponed until 7:30 tonight because the stadium lights were not functioning properly at Denton High. The game was called in the bottom of the second after the Wildcats’ Connor Herriage scored in the first on a wild pitch by Denton starter Roman Arnold.
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.
Before the Ryan boys stepped outside for track and field practice Monday afternoon, sophomore Ken McLaurin asked coach Janson Head if they were still on for the yearly dinner before the district meet.
A season ago at the regional track meet at McMurry University in Abilene, Denton’s April Pena did what was necessary to advance to the state track meet with a 5-feet, 6-inch effort in the high jump. Unfortunately for Pena, her competitor also achieved the same height a jump before her, which effectively eliminated her from qualifying for state.
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.