When Sparty and Felicia Jordan started the IBTT “I’m Better Than That” Blazers, their goal was to help youths embrace track and field while finding their worth as individuals by teaching them to not be discouraged by others’ expectations of them.
The CHANT (Christian Homeschool Athletics of North Texas) Chargers took second place over the weekend in the Little Elm softball tournament, losing to Class 5A power McKinney in the finals.
The Crownover Cowboys seventh-grade A-team captured the district championship on Saturday to finished the season undefeated at 8-0. The Cowboys defeated Myers 60-7 and Harpool 56-37, before downing Navo 59-24 in the championship game. Team members are Sasha Stone, Cole Schroeder, Calvin Phillips, Joseph Nathan, Devion Harmon, Brayton DeReamer, Sam Meeks and Mario Alea-Ngongo. The team is coached by Matt Fischer
The seventh-grade Crownover Lady Cowboys had to withstand a huge fourth-quarter rally by Harpool to hold on for a 11-10 victory in A-team action Thursday night.
The seventh-grade Crownover Cowboys ran their record to 5-0, and Devion Harmon improved his scoring average to better than 30 points per game with a 67-39 A-team victory over Lake Dallas on Thursday night.
The Crownover Cowboys, behind the 41-point performance of Devion Harmon, rolled to a 68-26 seventh-grade victory over the A-team Strickland Vikings on Thursday night to remain unbeaten at 4-0.
Paced by the outstanding offensive display of Devion Harmon, the seventh-grade Crown-over Cowboys outscored the McMath Tigers 30-12 in the first half en route to a 47-26 A-team victory Thursday night.
Strickland’s Spencer Sanders came within one point of matching the total offensive output of Calhoun as the A-team Vikings rolled to a 54-28 triumph in eighth-grade action Monday night.
The Harpool Longhorns jumped out to a 15-6 lead in the first quarter — too much for Strickland to overcome — and Harpool rolled to a 56-39 victory in eighth-grade A-team action Thursday night.
The Denton Cardinals wrapped up the fall season by claiming the Denton 12-and-under fast-pitch softball championship. Pictured on the front row are Emily Litchfield, Caitlyn Carter, Valeria Puente, Laurissa Hitchcock, Lauryn Whitney, Kinley Thompson and Kelsie Wilson. On the second row are Syndey Huhnke, Amanda McDonald, Tabitha Drake, Samantha Overly, Victoria Clark, Hannah Black and Alyssa De La Sierra. On the back row are coaches Shawn Carter and Thera Jones.
The McMath Tigers, behind a strong team effort, completed an undefeated eighth-grade season Tuesday night with a 22-20 victory over the Harpool Longhorns in A-team action.
Nick Edwards and Clayton Tune each scored two touchdowns and the McMath Tigers remained undefeated at 7-0 with a 32-14 victory over the Myers Titans in eighth-greade A-team action Tuesday.
Harpool’s eighth-grade A team completed a sweep of Little Elm 25-11, 25-15 on Thursday.
LEWISVILLE — Despite putting up just 208 yards of offense (188 rushing), Ryan’s JV Blue team was able to keep Lewisville out of the end zone until the final quarter of a 14-7 win on Thursday.
Little Elm got a rude introduction to Strickland’s Spencer Sanders on Tuesday in eighth-grade action. Sanders rushed for four touchdowns and passed for two as the Vikings scored a 37-23 A-team victory over Little Elm.
Nick Edwards, Clayton Tune, Tyrus Johnson, Juan Rabago, Jeovanni Dodson and Wilson Strange each contributed big plays as the McMath Tigers improved to 5-0 with a 28-0 victory over the Calhoun Cougars on Tuesday in eighth-grade A-team action.
After a Hebron touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Ryan’s JV Blue stopped a two-point conversion run attempt and held on for a 14-13 win on Thursday.
Navo’s seventh-grade A team defeated Harpool 25-21, 24-26, 25-16 on Thursday....
Ryan JV Blue fell behind 21-0 in the first half en route to a 35-14 loss to Flower Mound Marcus on Thursday.
Angel Felan led Harpool eighth-grade A with 18 points and seven assists as the Lady Longhorns defeated Myers 25-11, 25-12 on Thursday.
Strickland’s Spencer Sanders scored three times and had an interception to lead the eighth-grade Vikings to a 26-16 victory over the Crownover Cowboys on Wednesday night in A-team action.
Meredith Hill had 20 points off serves, including five kills, as Harpool eighth-grade A beat Lake Dallas 25-7, 25-14 on Thursday.
In a matchup of unbeaten squads, the seventh-grade Crownover Cowboys and McMath Tigers battled to a 30-30 deadlock Monday night in A-team action.Crownover entered the game with a 3-0 record, while McMath...
Keith Cole and Semaj Griggs each scored two touchdowns Thursday to lead Denton JV Purple over Lake Dallas 30-18.
Adrian Wilson scored a pair of long-distance touchdowns in leading the eighth-grade Navo A-team Panthers to a 22-8 victory over Lake Dallas on Tuesday night.
Meredith Hill’s 21 points, including seven aces, helped lead Harpool eighth-grade A past Argyle 25-6, 25-21 on Thursday.
Devon Jefferson and Trent Ponsonby each scored two touchdowns as the Crownover Cowboys rolled to a 26-14 victory over Little Elm on Tuesday in eighth-grade A-team action.
The Lake Dallas eighth-grade A, B and C teams each defeated Myers on Thursday.
The receiving-passing combination of the Crownover Cowboys’ Devion Harmon and Cole Schroeder proved to be too much for the Harpool Longhorns on Monday night in seventh-grade A-team action. Harmon caught...
Ryan JV Blue opened up a close game against Wichita Falls Rider with a 17-point third quarter in a 30-14 win Wednesday.
Harpool’s seventh-grade “A” team defeated Crownover 25-15, 25-11 on Thursday.
Logien Franklin, a 14-year-old freshman at Guyer, recently captured the gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the TAAF Summer Games in Corpus Christi. He won the event in a time of 10.89, breaking a state record in the 14-and-under division that had stood for 32 years. He qualified for last weekend’s State Games of America in the Hershey-Harrisburg area of Pennsylvania and claimed gold in the 100 with a time of 11.20.
The Argyle girls basketball team recently took first place in the high school division of the Denton Summer Shootout with a perfect 6-0 mark. The Lady Eagles wrapped up their spring/summer select schedule with a 29-3 record, which included winning five of seven tournaments and placing third out of 24 teams at the July 20-21 San Antonio Riverwalk Girls Basketball Showcase. Pictured, left to right, on the front row are Bailey Eschle, Jesse Sheridan and Molly Sheridan. On the back row are Olivia Gray, Claire Betzhold, Jocelyn Pierce, Vivian Gray, Allison White, Madison Ralston and Delaney Sain.
The Denton Cardinals of the 10-and-under city fast-pitch softball league claimed the city championship during the spring season. Pictured on the front row, left to right, are Arielle Zahner, Kaylynn Karr, Kinley Thompson, Lauryn Whitney, Kaylin Jackson and Jayden Moore. On the second row are coach Thera Jones, Hannah Black, Caitlyn Carter, Kelsie Wilson, Tabatha Drake, Brooke Walker and Emily Litchfield. Coach Shawn Carter is in the back.
Denton Boys Baseball started off a week of all-star festivities on Saturday with its second annual home run derby. The winners, left to right, were Dylan Gorski, 12U Cactus Red team; Jakob Holzer, 8U Cactus Red; Luke Adams, 10U Cactus Blue; Osvel Gonzalez, 15U Red; Carson Mills, 10U Grapefruit Red; Cody Ratzlaff, 8U Grapefruit Blue; and Oscar Gonzalez, 12U Grapefruit Red.
The Phillies of Denton Boys Baseball’s 15U division celebrate Tuesday night after winning the 15U playoffs with a 9-1 victory over the Pirates. On the front row are Peyton Dunworth, Henry Jefferies, Dylan Bourey and John Blaylock. On middle row are Connor Neese, Benjamin Strange, Kevin Cuadrado, Jimmy Du, Jarod Wilson, Julian Prickett and Ryan Maxwell. Standing in the back are coaches Ron Neese, David Wilson, Michael Bourey and Yunfei Du.
The Ryan water polo team of Austin Pyrch, Richard Szepesi, Aaron Lawrence and Blaine Gaston holds the second-place trophy from the regional tournament held recently at Southlake Carroll. All four were named to the first-team all-region squad. Ryan went on to finish fifth at the state tournament, also held in Southlake. The team is coached by Chris Cullen.