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.

Pilot Point defeats Krum

PILOT POINT — In a game marred by penalties and turnovers, the Pilot Point Bearcats outlasted the Krum Bobcats in a sloppy 20-6 win at Massey Stadium.The teams combined for 27 penalties and seven turnovers.

Volleyball: Ryan visits Little Elm to kick off new season

Another volleyball season is set to get underway today when Ryan travels to Little Elm to open the season in new Ryan head coach Nicholas Gay’s first game as the Lady Raiders’ head coach.On Tuesday, most...

Softball: Lady Hawks keep Krum from state

Krum must have felt like it was stuck in neutral. The potent offense that had averaged just more than six runs per game in the playoffs struggled to produce in back-to-back outings against Texarkana Pleasant Grove ace Madison Haltom.

Softball: Krum in another do-or-die Game 2

COMMERCE — There’s something about the opening game of a playoff series that isn’t quite working out for Krum.

Softball: Krum, Pilot Point near berths in tournament

Krum and Pilot Point need to win one more playoff series to earn a spot in this year’s UIL state softball tournament, while Argyle’s baseball team looks to continue its run to a possible return trip to Texas’ grandest stage.

Softball: Lady Cats advance in three

COMMERCE — As Krum pitcher Tristan Bridges approached the rubber in the bottom of the seventh inning with three outs remaining, her teammates met her in the circle with a few encouraging words and a pat on the back.


Softball: Krum stays alive by surviving tense moments

COMMERCE — Krum limited the drama, at least until the bottom of the seventh inning. Krum’s starting pitcher, Tristan Bridges, gave up a double, a walk and a single to load the bases with two outs and a two-run lead. She pitched a full count to Athens’ Tyler Greene. Greene ripped a grounder back to Bridges, who made an easy throw to first to end Game 2 of a best-of-three Class 4A Region II semifinal playoff series 4-2 on Friday.

Softball: Krum falls in Game 1 vs. Athens

COMMERCE — Athens beat Krum 3-0 in Game 1 of a Class 4A Region II semifinal playoff series Thursday at John Cain Family Field.

Baseball: Melissa eliminates Bobcats

PONDER — Melissa eliminated Krum from the area round of the Class 4A Region II playoffs by taking games 2 and 3 on Saturday.

Softball: Krum eliminates Celina

BONHAM — Tristan Bridges pitched a three-hitter and Krum scored early before having to overcome some late-inning defensive miscues to hold onto a 7-4 win to sweep Celina in a Region II-4A quarterfinal series at Bonham High School.

Softball: Whatley’s grand slam lifts Krum

BONHAM — Kaely Whatley’s one-out grand slam in the fourth inning scored the first four of seven unanswered runs as Krum defeated Celina 8-3 in Game 1 of a Class 4A Region II quarterfinal series at Bonham High School on Thursday.

Baseball: Krum run-rules Melissa in area opener

PONDER — Krum took Game 1 of a Class 4A Region II area-round playoffs series against Melissa 12-1 on Thursday evening.

Softball: Princeton takes series opener from Krum, 4-3

PROSPER — The Krum Lady Cats squandered a three-run lead over the Princeton Lady Panthers on Friday at Prosper High School to drop Game 1 of a Class 4A Region II area-round playoffs series 4-3.

Softball: Sanger survives Krum’s late push

BOWIE — Sanger’s Kelly Mardones was the District 9-3A pitcher of the year last season. Her pitching performance in the District 9-4A title game on Monday night against the Krum Lady Cats displayed why she won such an award. Sanger coach Jae McMinn was proud of her starting pitcher’s performance, not because of her 12 strikeouts or her two key runs she batted in the sixth inning, but because of the mental toughness she displayed late in the contest.

Baseball: Big sixth inning leads to Krum win over visiting Aubrey

KRUM — Krum struggled for hits through most of Tuesday’s game but still managed to walk its way to a win.

Softball: Krum tops Sanger 3-0

SANGER — Krum led by one run through five innings Tuesday, but with the help of a two-run double in the sixth from Kaycee Koiner, the Lady Cats defeated District 9-4A opponent Sanger 3-0.

Collegiate Koiner

Krum senior Kaycee Koiner signs a national letter of intent to play softball at Murray State College in Tishomingo, Okla., on Friday in Krum. Seated, from left, are Bill Koiner, Kaycee Koiner and LeeAnne Koiner. Standing are Krum athletic director Gary Robinson, Krum head coach Stacy Lucas and assistant coaches Brian Penry and Allie Schmaltz.

Basketball roundup: Choate, Garza spark Guyer

TROPHY CLUB — Sean Choate and Zac Garza combined to score 46 points Friday as the Guyer Wildcats (16-7, 3-0 District 5-6A) defeated Trophy Club Nelson 53-50 in overtime.

Football: All-district lists full of area talent

Several Denton-area football players were honored by their respective districts’ coaches for their performance in the district portions of their seasons.

Basketball roundup: Guyer wins District 5-6A debut

The Guyer Wildcats won their first game as a member of District 5-6A, defeating Keller Fossil Ridge 82-37 on Friday behind Sean Choate’s 26 points.

Basketball roundup: Carroll tops Guyer at Cedar Hill tourney

CEDAR HILL — After splitting their first two games of the Cedar Hill tournament with a win over Arlington Lamar and a loss to Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside, the Guyer Wildcats lost their final game of the tournament, 68-58 to Southlake Carroll.

Basketball roundup: Lions move into tourney final

DECATUR — Ponder routed tournament host Decatur 71-45 on Friday to earn a spot in the championship game, to be held at 7 p.m. today.

Basketball roundup: Ryan finishes third in Sanger tournament

SANGER — The Ryan Raiders bounced back from a day-opening loss to finish third in the Sanger Invitational on Saturday.

Basketball roundup: Ryan, Liberty prevail at Sanger tourney

SANGER — Ryan held off a late rally Friday and Liberty Christian won in a rout on Day 2 of the Sanger tournament.

Basketball roundup: Lady Raiders rout Fort Worth Southwest

The Ryan Lady Raiders grabbed a 25-point first-quarter lead en route to a 55-28 win over Fort Worth Southwest on Tuesday.

Basketball roundup: Guyer wins season opener

Sean Choate finished with 23 points Saturday to lead Guyer past Cedar Park 73-43 in its season opener.

Football: Powerful Vernon ousts Bobcats, 52-14

BOWIE — It’s hard to lose; it’s even harder for a season to end with a loss. As Krum huddled up after losing in its area playoff game, players embraced and shed a few tears. Seniors took in their final moments in a Bobcat uniform.

Football: Krum rolls to playoff win

FORT WORTH — Krum was desperate to taste some playoff success. Dallas Lincoln obliged, over and over again. The Bobcats rolled up 390 total yards, 327 of that rushing, and scored five touchdowns off Lincoln turnovers — the Tigers had six for the game — while cruising to a 40-6 win in a Class 4A Region I Division II bi-district game at Brewer Bear Stadium.

Cross country: Pilot Point’s Juarez finishes 15th at state

ROUND ROCK — Pilot Point’s Diana Juarez turned in the top finish among Denton-area competitors Saturday at the state cross country meet.

Football: Ten area teams still alive

The UIL and TAPPS playoffs get underway this week, and the Denton area will be well represented with 10 teams securing berths in the battle for state titles.