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.
The Denton Broncos will be hard-pressed to replicate last season’s historic start that saw them reach 6-0 to begin the season — which they hadn’t done since 1987 — but if they want to get off to as solid start, they’ll have to establish themselves against Wilmer-Hutchins at 7 tonight at Bronco Field.
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.
Argyle girls basketball coach Skip Townsend isn’t one for individual honors. But on Monday, he got one even he couldn’t help but be humbled by as he was elected to the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016, just months after winning his seventh career state championship in March.
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.
Denton coach Kevin Atkinson has made a point to focus his team on fundamentals, with a concentration on conditioning in the early part of the season.
Guyer coach John Walsh doesn’t pretend to be a fan of scrimmages.
PILOT POINT — As Pilot Point gears up for the start of the season next week against Krum, game-specific strategies are developing. It helps that Krum runs a defense similar to the team the Bearcats will scrimmage today.
With the nation’s top dual-threat quarterback leading the way for what is shaping up to be the best rushing attack in Guyer history, the Wildcats enter the season as the No. 9 team in the Associated Press Class 6A preseason state poll, which was released on Wednesday morning.
FRISCO — Argyle may have fell short in last year’s Class 4A state final, but it opened this season in a rather enviable position talent wise. Returning all but one starter, the Lady Eagles got big nights from seniors Eighmy Dobbins and Alexa Bass — both all-state players in 2014 — on Tuesday in a sweep of Frisco Independence.
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.
Denton running back Xavier Scott can do only so much during the Broncos’ opening fall practice of the season.
LITTLE ELM — Ryan’s match at Little Elm on Monday turned out to be a stereotypical season opener.
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Ryan coach Dave Henigan said Monday’s first fall workout will set the tone for everything the Raiders do going forward. It starts with the coaching staff, which is happy to see a longer-than-usual offseason come to a close, and it’s expected to carry over to the players, who can officially put the struggles of last year behind them.
ARGYLE — When it comes to football news this time of year, everyone wants the scoop. A handful of local teams have nearly made it through the first full week of workouts — in shorts and helmets — yet there is a natural desire to peel back the curtain for some jaw-dropping intel.
It’s a safe bet that every coach and player looks forward to the first day of football practice, which for many Denton-area teams is Monday. While most will wait until sunrise to begin the season, others prefer a night owl approach.
The high school transfer system has been abused for decades, and there’s no sign of that trend ending anytime soon.
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.
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.
Coming into this past baseball and softball season, Argyle’s Rixey Boyd and Sanger’s Morgan Turkoly couldn’t have been more opposite. Boyd was an unproven pitcher in an Eagles rotation that had lost two Division I arms, while Turkoly was a decorated star for the Lady Indians.
After making the playoffs for the first time last season, the Ponder Lions will have a new coach at the helm as they attempt to extend the success they saw under former head coach Glen Schuelke, who resigned last week.
With several seniors headed for graduation after winning Denton’s first district title since 2007 and coach Ryan Dunlevy headed for Coppell, assistant coach Peter Hilborn has been tasked with continuing an uptick in soccer tradition, as he was officially named boys head coach last week.
AUSTIN — As Connor Mushinski accepted the Class 4A state title game MVP award Thursday, Argyle athletic director and football coach Todd Rodgers jumped in excitement near the Eagles’ dugout while praising Mushinski, who he insisted was only 15 years old and couldn’t drive himself home.