PONDER — Against many teams, Ponder would have a decided advantage in terms of state championship experience when it tips off today for a chance to play in Saturday’s Class 2A state championship game.
PONDER — At the Class 2A level, the best teams hope to have one dominant post presence on their roster. At Ponder, the Lions don’t stop at one.
On the heels of two straight state championships, longtime Guyer assistant Oschlor Flemming is striking while the iron is hot.
AUSTIN — For one of the few times this season for either team, Argyle and Waco La Vega found themselves in a competitive contest in the fourth quarter.
STEPHENVILLE — Ponder coach Jude Stanley has a practice ritual with his players. The goal is to simulate a clutch situation at the free-throw line, and if the player misses the shot, the team runs.
STEPHENVILLE — New Boston center Dale Roberts has a reputation as a defensive force, one that theoretically could help contain Ponder’s Clay Morgan, one of the best big men in Class 2A.
AUSTIN — Before Waco La Vega ransacked District 17-3A and won each game by an average margin of 34.7 points, head coach Amy Gillum was in need of a nondistrict opponent.
The District 11-4A playoff chase is, to say the least, murky. Adding in another tie doesn’t make it clearer. That’s exactly what happened on Friday night, though, as Denton and Birdville finished in a 1-1 tie at Bronco Field. Both teams came into the game with identical district records and in the middle of a four-team logjam behind district leader Trophy Club Nelson. Guyer started the day Friday at 3-3 in district play, with Argyle (2-3-1) not far behind.
PONDER — With a familiar foe possibly awaiting Ponder in the Class 2A Region II final this weekend, it first must deal with something a little more foreign.
FORT WORTH — Guyer opened play in the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Tournament on Thursday with blowout wins over Fort Worth Chisholm Trail and Fort Worth Trimble Tech.The Wildcats (4-3) opened with a 6-1...
Skip Townsend was a few seconds away from winning his first state tournament game as a head coach before it was stolen.
ARGYLE — As the crowd roared inside Texas A&M-Commerce’s Field House on Saturday, Argyle freshman Vivian Gray calmly stepped to midcourt for the opening tip of the Class 3A Region II final against Celina.
There was a time when Robb Coffey’s voice wasn’t as deep, powerful or pleasant on the microphone.
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.
FLOWER MOUND — Brian Beddow’s first season as Ryan’s girls soccer coach continues to be a struggle, but he can see a light at the end of the tunnel.
AUBREY — Aubrey opened with a six-run first inning Tuesday and pushed across five runs in the fourth before the Chaps and Ponder called their game because of rainy weather, giving Aubrey an 11-2 win in five innings.
LAKE DALLAS — Trailing 4-3 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, Lake Dallas put up five runs in consecutive innings to rout Argyle 13-4 in a weather-shortened affair Tuesday.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — After a penalty kick gave Birdville a 2-1 lead over Argyle, the Lady Eagles scored two goals in the final six minutes to take down the Lady Hawks 3-2 in a District 11-4A matchup Tuesday.
Six members of the Ponder powerlifting team have qualified for the Texas High School Powerlifting Assoication Region 6 Division 3 championships March 8 at Ponder.Zach Allen (123 pounds), Jared Fredman...
ALEDO — There’s a saying in basketball that good shooters keep shooting. After a poor performance in Ponder’s 73-70 double-overtime win over Van Alstyne last Friday, sophomore guard Brady Anderson put the past behind him and put the team on his back with a game-high 21 points as the Lions took down fellow District 9-2A foe Millsap 65-43 on Monday night in the Class 2A Region II quarterfinal.
COMMERCE — The eyes of everyone inside Texas A&M-Commerce’s Field House were on three huddled referees in the corner of the court.
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.
he Calvary Lions had to survive a fourth quarter rally by Lakehill Prep Warriors on Saturday night to walk away with a 61-59 victory in the TAPPS 2A area round playoffs.
COMMERCE — Argyle head girls basketball coach Skip Townsend asked his team for a quick start against Canton on Friday night. He certainly got what he was looking for.
LEWISVILLE — Wilmer-Hutchins is really starting to become a thorn in Argyle’s side.
Four Guyer players were dismissed from the team for the Indefinitely after violating team rules.
DECATUR — The Argyle Lady Eagles erupted for four first-inning runs and then gradually pulled away to take a 11-2 victory over Decatur on Friday night.