Pilot Point, Guyer find spots in TGCA state softball polls

Pilot Point and Guyer both cracked this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association state softball polls.

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Liberty Christian promotes Barton Hundley to head coach

Liberty Christian defensive backs coach Barton Hundley has been named the third head football coach in school history. (Courtesy photo/Liberty Christian)

After looking for a change of direction, Liberty Christian decided to promote a current coach to become the third head football coach in school history. Continue reading

*Florence, Raiders square off against Walsh, Guyer for final time

Former Ryan head coach Joey Florence and Guyer head coach John Walsh have four state titles between them. (DRC file photo)

Ryan head football coach Joey Florence sat in his office and looked past the books on the window sill into the Ryan parking lot.

The prolific Ryan head coach reflected on his time at Ryan, which he knew was coming to an end. He told everybody he hadn’t made a decision on becoming the Denton ISD athletic direcdtor, but he knew he was switching offices months ago.

He reflected over his five state title appearances, his two state championships and all the kids he sent to the nation’s top college football programs. Something was still missing.

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Ryan’s Torralba OK after taking grounder to the face

Ryan sophomore shortstop Manny Torralba is much better today after taking a hard grounder to the face, according to Ryan head coach Bret Warnack.

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Schedule of local athletes in the Texas Relays

This weekend, students from Ryan, Guyer, Argyle and Sanger will compete in the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the University of Texas.

Here’s a list of who’s competing this weekend and the times for each preliminary event. The meet will be televised on the Longhorn Network today from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m, and on Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

You can also find the live results right here. 

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Report: Javy Guerra picked up by the Chicago White Sox

It didn’t take long for Ryan graduate Javy Guerra to find a new home in the majors.

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Argyle receives state championship football rings

Argyle's football team received its championship rings to commemorate the team's Class 3A Division II football championship victory over Fairfield. (John F. Rhodes/Special Contributor)

A lot of ring fingers got a little heavier today in Argyle.
The Argyle football team received their championship rings for winning the Class 3A Division II football title, the school’s first football state championship.

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Ryan grad Javy Guerra designated for assignment by Dodgers

Ryan graduate Javy Guerra was designated for assignment on Sunday night, according to MLB.com. (Morry Gash/Associated Press)

Major League Baseball’s opening day is only a couple of weeks away, but Ryan alumnus Javy Guerra was dealt some pretty bad news on Sunday.

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Student documentary looks back on Argyle’s 2013 football season

One of the best things about having a great season is looking back at it a few months later. It’s fun to relieve those moments of joy, when for one once, your team wasn’t always on the losing end of the final score.

The Talon, Argyle’s student newspaper, produced this short documentary on the Eagles’ run to the 2013 3A Division II football state championship. The documentary will be submitted for an upcoming University Interscholastic League contest.

It’s a very solid effort for a group of high school kids, and it’s definitely worth watching. In case you’re wondering, we’re 174 days away from the first games of the season.

 

Why the UIL should be watching the state lieutenant governor’s race

State Senator Dan Patrick (R) joins David Dewhurst in the May 27th run-off for the state's lieutenant governor position. Patrick has previously authored bills regarding private and parochial schools joining the University Interscholastic League. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News)

Most people around the state shuffled to their nearest polling station and cast their votes in Tuesday’s primaries.

Maybe you weren’t one of those people, but you enjoy high school athletics. Well, it’s time to start paying attention.

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