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.
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.
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.
CORINTH — Leading 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, Lake Dallas erupted for eight runs in the frame to earn a 10-0 run-rule victory over Denton Friday.
CORINTH — Lake Dallas was three outs away from gaining a share of first place in District 5-4A. The Falcons couldn’t hold on to a one-run lead and lost 8-4 to Wichita Falls on Friday at Falcon Field.
CORINTH — With a plenitude of playoff possibilities up in the air, the Denton Broncos entered Tuesday’s game against Lake Dallas knowing a win cemented a second-place finish in District 11-4A.
A simple look at the current District 11-4A boys standings isn’t enough to determine which teams will be playing next week in the postseason and which ones will be sitting at home.
CORINTH — The final batter Lake Dallas sophomore pitcher Grant Landry faced went like most of the others he saw on Tuesday night. Landry opened with two strikes. When it was over, Trophy Club Nelson’s final batter went back to the visiting dugout after a swing and a miss.
ARGYLE — Argyle, Sanger and Ponder each claimed one win on the final day of the Argyle/Liberty Christian tournament Saturday.
CORINTH — Ever since Lake Dallas’ Josh Jackson put on his first set of shoulder pads and cleats, his aspirations and focus have been locked on playing college football.
It’s been a long time coming for Guyer quarterback Jerrod Heard. Despite a few bumps in the road, the senior is set to sign his national letter of intent today to play college football for Texas, where he committed to following his sophomore season before he was a two-time state champion.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Lake Dallas and Denton will have to adjust to life without each other for the next two years. The two schools were separated when the University Interscholastic League released its 2014-16 biennial realignment and reclassification Monday morning.
LAKE DALLAS — Josh Jackson poured in a game-best 26 points and the Lake Dallas boys defeated Azle 56-53 for their second District 5-4A win.
ARLINGTON — A photograph saved on Jimmy Bean’s smartphone perfectly illustrates how far he’s come since he began his football career at Oklahoma State in 2011.
ARLINGTON — For Friday’s AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, players for No. 9 Missouri and No. 13 Oklahoma State are allotted six tickets for family and friends. For a few of those players, six tickets might not cut it.
HALTOM CITY — Guyer thumped North Crowley 69-46 on Friday to advance to the consolation semifinals of Orange bracket play in the Whataburger Tournament.
After its deflating, double-digit loss to Hebron on Friday, Denton coach Harold Jackson was just happy to get a win Tuesday, 72-66, as the Broncos’ stiff defensive effort in the first quarter put enough distance between them and Lake Dallas to hold on for their first district win.
At the moment, the Guyer football team is focused on defending its Class 4A Division I state championship, but after what they hope is a Dec. 20 title game at AT&T Stadium, the Wildcats will shift their attention.
CORINTH — Jackson Owens put his college future in ink Wednesday morning, but in his mind, his future has been in stone for years. The Lake Dallas senior signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Florida State after committing the summer following his sophomore season, and Owens said he is ready to be relaxed and have fun during his senior season this spring.