Baseball: Celina ends Krum’s year

McKINNEY — First-year coach Matt McBrayer embraced all six of his seniors following Krum’s 9-5 loss to Celina in Game 2 of a Class 4A regional quarterfinal series Saturday at McKinney Boyd.

Softball: Lady Cats ousted in 16 innings

BONHAM — Using a three-run home run to jump out to a 3-0 lead, the Krum Lady Cats looked as if they were headed to a Game 3 in their Class 4A regional semifinal series, but Paris North Lamar had other plans.

Baseball: Krum falls in eight

McKINNEY — Tied at 1 through seven innings, Krum and Celina each had plenty of opportunities to take control of the game, but neither did until Celina exploded for four runs on three hits to take a 5-1 lead in the top of the eighth that ended up being the game’s final score.

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Softball: Krum drops series opener

PROSPER — In Thursday’s Class 4A regional semifinal showdown between Krum and Paris North Lamar, stiff pitching was the theme as the best-of-three series began with both pitchers racking up strikeouts.However,...

Baseball/softball: Falcons primed to fly in playoffs

CORINTH — Just more than a month ago, Lake Dallas baseball coach John Tompkins couldn’t have been more disappointed in his team, or more unsure about its upcoming playoff push. So he did the only logical thing he could to light a fire — he held tryouts.

Tennis: Fast start not enough for Argyle’s Hynek at state

COLLEGE STATION — In just his sophomore season, Argyle’s Matt Hynek put his youthful poise on display from the get-go of the first set of his Class 4A boys’ singles quarterfinal match against Canyon Lake’s Kendall Murray.


Tennis: Three Lady Cats off to state

From a distance, tennis can seem as simple as hitting a ball back and forth over a net, but underneath there is a serious mental game being played.

Baseball: Knierim, Graham help Bobcats advance

FRISCO — After going three weeks without a game, the Krum Bobcats took a few innings to find a rhythm at the plate Friday. But while their bats struggled early, it took no time at all for senior Colton Knierim to get going on the mound. Knierim, who finished with eight strikeouts and allowed just one hit, helped anchor Krum’s 2-1 walk-off win against Carrollton Ranchview in an eight-inning Class 4A Region II area-round game.


Softball: Krum rolls past Melissa

FRISCO — Krum catcher Morgan Sebastian never doubted Tristan Bridges would find a way to wiggle out of the tightest of spots early in the Lady Cats’ playoff game against Melissa on Friday night with so much on the line.


Softball: Lady Cats ace Princeton

FRISCO — The Krum Lady Cats didn’t need any help from Princeton this time. After taking advantage of five Princeton errors to win Game 1 of their Class 4A area-round playoff series Friday, the Lady Cats pounded out 12 hits and rode the pitching of Tristan Bridges to a 13-1 victory over the Lady Panthers on Saturday to complete a sweep of the best-of-three series.

Softball: Errors aid Lady Cats in victory

FRISCO — The Krum Lady Cats are hard enough to beat without an opponent making mistakes, but five Princeton errors Friday have Krum on the verge of a Class 4A area championship.

Sign on the line

Krum’s Matt Robinson, seated on the right, committed to play football for the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Elephants in Terre Haute, Indiana, during a ceremony Monday at Krum High School. Also pictured is Krum head football coach Gary Robinson, seated, and standing is coaches Eric Shon, left, Allen Oh, Richard Baker, Brian Penry, and parents Tim and Kathy Robinson. Rose-Hulman is a member of the NCAA DIII Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Baseball: Eagles cruise past Bobcats

ARGYLE — Over the past couple of weeks, Argyle baseball coach Ricky Griffin was waiting for the right time to shake up his batting order.

Basketball: Denton-area trio lands on TABC all-state list

Vivian Gray and Madison Ralston, two key cogs in Argyle’s state championship win from earlier this month, highlight a trio of Denton-area standouts recently named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all-state teams.

Basketball: Krum can’t get key defensive stops in postseason loss

CORINTH — Each time Krum pulled within striking distance Monday, Carrollton Ranchview answered.

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Baseball: Argyle ready to defend its crown

ARGYLE — Connor Mushinski was unflappable on the mound for Argyle in last year’s Class 4A title game, and by the end of that night, he was hoisting an MVP trophy. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of...

Basketball: Boys begin playoff march; Argyle, Sanger girls reach quarterfinals

Seven Denton-area boys basketball teams begin the journey through the UIL playoffs tonight and tomorrow while two area girls teams move into the regional quarterfinals.

Basketball: Lincoln eliminates Krum girls

LEWISVILLE — After putting on a defensive clinic in a 73-22 win over Dallas Triple A on Tuesday, the Krum Lady Bobcats were unable to contain the offensive firepower of Dallas Lincoln and fell 70-42 in a Class 4A Region II area-round playoff game Friday.

Basketball: Robinson fuels Krum in victory

THE COLONY — Less than a week after knocking off Celina in a District 9-4A playoff seeding game to secure third place, the Krum Lady Bobcats dominated Dallas Triple A Academy from the opening tip in a 73-22 victory Tuesday.

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Softball: With veteran lineup, Krum ready for state push

Krum coach Stacey Lucas didn’t say it’s state or bust this season. But her team certainly looks the part.

Girls basketball: Postseason kicks off Monday, Tuesday for area teams

For eight Denton-area girls basketball teams, the win-and-advance season, better known as the UIL state playoffs, gets under way today and tomorrow.

Basketball: Krum takes tiebreaker vs. Celina

SANGER — Krum coach Lana Degelia said her team wanted to get Tuesday’s abysmal loss to Argyle out of its system quickly and head into the Class 4A playoffs on a high note.

Basketball: Argyle sweeps Krum to cap perfect season in district

KRUM — Argyle can finally start thinking about the playoffs and defending its Class 4A state title from last year. Krum, on the other hand, must wait to see how its postseason road plays out.

Basketball: Bobcats sweep Aubrey

KRUM — With 16 seconds left Tuesday, Krum’s lone freshman, Remi May, made his way to the free throw line with the Bobcats up 49-46 against District 9-4A foe Aubrey. May toed the line and sunk both shots to put the Bobcats ahead 51-46.

Basketball: Krum falls at home to Celina

KRUM — Neither Krum nor Celina could get a permanent thumb on the lead in Friday’s District 9-4A opener as the teams exchanged waves of momentum.

Basketball: Sanger girls top Krum in overtime

KRUM — A few unlikely players for the Sanger Lady Indians stepped up when Krum’s game plan eliminated Sanger’s plan.

Basketball: Ponder outlasts Krum in Battle of FM156 with a 71-67 victory

PONDER — In what the locals of Krum and Ponder call the Battle of FM156 — regarding the road that passes through both cities — spirits were high, the gymnasium was packed and homecoming festivities for Ponder were all the buzz. But there was still a basketball game to be played.


Football: Celina eliminates Krum

The first time Celina and Krum met was in the final game of the regular season. Krum fell to 5-5 on the season after the lopsided loss, but the Bobcats have rattled off three straight program-defining victories since then.

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Football: Krum still recording firsts in finest year

Krum coach Gary Robinson remembers the early days of the football program like they were yesterday — from the first middle school win and the Bobcats’ first varsity win against Ranger to their first district win against Bridgeport and their first playoff win against Dallas Lincoln a season ago.

Bobcats shut out unbeaten Mustangs

BROWNWOOD — Heading into their Class 4A playoff showdown with undefeated and seventh-ranked Sweetwater, the Krum Bobcats saw an online prediction that they had a 97 percent chance to lose.

Krum makes third round for first time

JACKSBORO — Last year, the Krum Bobcats’ season ended in the area round against Vernon. But Friday night, the Bobcats entered new territory by taking the area title with a 35-21 win against the Iowa Park Hawks.

Krum blanks Godley for bi-district title

FORT WORTH — A week after surrendering 63 points in the first half to Conner Pingelton and the high-octane Celina offense, the Krum defense returned to form and held the Godley Wildcats scoreless on its way to a 28-0 victory in the bi-district round of the Class 4A Division II playoffs at Saginaw Chisholm Trail.

Krum fails to join Argyle in regional final

The Argyle Lady Eagles will face Longview Spring Hill today in the Class 4A Region II finals after Argyle defeated Gilmer and Spring Hill knocked off Krum Friday night in the semifinals.

Krum to Suns

Krum senior Ashley Landry signs a national letter of intent Wednesday to play softball for the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns. Landry, a four-year starter for the Lady Cats, has been named to the all-district and all-area teams the last three years. She is flanked by her parents, Michael and Cindy Landry. Standing are Krum assistant coaches Brian Chaney, left, and Brian Penry and head coach Stacey Lucas, right.

Volleyball: Overturned call can’t stop Krum vs. Celina

AUBREY — With a deafening crowd at Aubrey High School as the backdrop following Krum’s wild victory against Celina on Tuesday night, all Krum junior Courtnie Roberts could do was sit on the bench and cry.

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Perfect Celina crushes Krum

KRUM — Conner Pingleton and the Celina offense picked up right where they left off in a dominating win against Aubrey last week, as Pingleton threw for 294 yards and seven touchdowns in the first half to lead the Bobcats to a 69-14 win against Krum on Friday night.

Volleyball playoffs to resume

The Denton Lady Broncos, fresh off a four-set victory over Lake Dallas, will attempt to move into the Class 5A Region I quarterfinals tonight when the UIL volleyball playoffs resume.

Volleyball: Krum cruises past Summit in bi-district round

HALTOM CITY — Krum coach Lynn Larson hoped her Lady Bobcats would exercise any jitters they had before Tuesday’s bi-district playoff match against Arlington Uplift Summit International Preparatory.

Krum crushes Bonham to clinch playoff berth

BONHAM — Colten Graham passed for 201 yards and a touchdown and ran for one of Krum’s four rushing scores in the Bobcats’ 42-13 defeat of Bonham to clinch a District 3-4A (Division II) playoff berth on Thursday.


Volleyball: Argyle sweeps Krum for District 9-4A title

KRUM — Argyle weathered a ferocious attack from Krum in the opening set of Tuesday’s District 9-4A title match, netting a late rally to eke out a close win. Everything seemed to get easier for the Lady Eagles after that.

Football: Krum dispatches Anna

Anna and Krum traded touchdowns on first possessions, keeping the game tight in the first half, but Krum finished the game on a 30-0 run to come away with a 40-14 win and get their second district win.

Bad weather postpones Krum, Anna

The Krum Bobcats and Anna Coyotes fell victims to the heavy rain and lighting on Friday night, which forced a postponement of their District 3-4A (Division II) game until 4 p.m. today in Krum.

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Chaparrals dominate Bobcats

AUBREY — In a game that was expected to be close, the Aubrey Chaparrals amassed an astounding 571 yards on the ground to overpower the Krum Bobcats 47-21 Friday night.

Bobcats throttle Bridgeport, 40-14

KRUM — An effective rushing attack and a strong defensive presence aided the Krum Bobcats in a 40-14 drubbing of the Bridgeport Bulls on Friday night in the District 3-4A (Division II) opener for both teams.

Volleyball: Krum tops Lady Chaps, ready for Argyle

KRUM — Krum pushed its winning streak to 13 matches with Tuesday’s 25-16, 25-10, 25-12 sweep of Aubrey, setting up a showdown of unbeatens against Argyle for the early lead in District 9-4A.

Boyd rallies to defeat Bobcats

BOYD — The Krum Bobcats jumped out to a 10-point first-half lead and held that advantage into the third quarter before the Boyd Yellowjackets rallied to take a 20-17 victory Friday night.

Volleyball: Krum tops Kennedale in catfight

KRUM — Krum created quite a buzz over the last few weeks, posting a 25-2 record and riding into Tuesday’s contest with an eight-match winning streak. The visiting Kennedale Lady Kats looked to end it.

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Krum rolls through Paradise

KRUM — The Krum Bobcats hadn’t necessarily struggled on offense in their first three games, but penalties routinely killed drives. In Friday’s contest against the Paradise Panthers, Krum’s offense could not be stopped, it didn’t record any offensive penalties and the defense posted a goose egg on the scoreboard.

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Sanger spoils Krum’s home opener to reach 3-0

KRUM — The Krum Bobcats and Sanger Indians have always had a great rivalry, but Friday night’s game was chippy, and the teams were penalized a combined 20 times for 165 yards. When it was over, Sanger (3-0) held on to take a 16-14 victory against the Bobcats in Krum’s home opener.

Krum runs through Venus

VENUS — The Krum Bobcats looked to establish the run game early Friday at Venus. They did just that as they rolled to a 35-13 triumph.