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Softball: Trio of pitchers land MVP nods on all-district teams
Krum junior Tristan Bridges helped her team edge Liberty Hill for the Class 4A state title last weekend, but she wasn't the only Denton-area pitcher to put up big numbers this season.
Ryan's Sanders, Douglas nominated to U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Golf: Roddy Adams to leave Guyer after 12 seasons to coach at Ryan
Golf: Ryan grad Kraft leads Colonial with two others at 65
Mickelson, in Fort Worth for the first time since 2010, made an 8-foot putt at the 435-yard seventh hole, then hit his tee shot inside 2 feet of the cup at the par-3 8th. His 33-footer at No. 9 came after playing partner Matt Kuchar had just missed a slightly longer putt on the same line on their finishing hole.
Track and field roundup: Ryan's Wilson, Brown medal in discus
Winning a medal at the state track and field meet was high on the list of priorities for Ryan seniors Earnest Brown IV and Thomas Wilson III. But one objective trumped even that. They wanted to stand on the medal stand together.
Track and field: Ryan's Brown, Wilson eye gold medals at state meet
At 6-5, 250 pounds, Ryan's Earnest Brown IV is not the strongest guy in the room. OK, so that's a tough statement to sell to anyone, but Thomas Wilson III insists he's the power broker of the two.
Football: Aubrey's Grisso commits to Washington State
Girls basketball: Ponder hires father and daughter to replace Greg Gay
Football: Denton taps Ryan's Billy Miller as next head coach
For the past five seasons, the Denton Broncos football program was revitalized with three consecutive playoff campaigns under coach Kevin Atkinson. When Atkinson left to coach Flower Mound Marcus a month ago, Denton ISD began a search to find a replacement and on Tuesday the Denton school board approved Ryan's Billy Miller to be named Denton's next head coach.
Softball notebook: Lady Raiders face tough test against defending champs
While working out details for their upcoming series, Ryan coach Matt Buettner and Birdville's John Love were overheard trying to put each other's star player on the line for the coin flip.
Girls Basketball: Ponder coach Greg Gay steps down to take Grapevine job
Baseball: Denton snags Permian's Jimmy Webster as new head coach
Softball: Big sixth inning lifts Ryan to series-clinching win over Boswell
KELLER -- Ryan pitcher Brianna Leeds didn't have much to say after her team's series-clinching win Saturday. Perhaps she was still stunned to see what breathing room looked like.