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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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.

 

What to expect: Argyle vs. Waco La Vega

Argyle hopes to celebrate on Saturday when it faces Waco La Vega for the Class 3A girls basketball state title. (Ashley Landis/For the Dallas Morning News)

It won’t get much better than it’s going to get on Saturday.

No. 1 vs. No. 2. Waco La Vega vs. Argyle. Flying mascot vs. eye-patched mascot.

Grab an overpriced hot dog and find your seat inside the Frank Erwin Center, because it should be a pretty good game.

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Class 3A state tournament: What to watch for in Austin

Delaney Sain and the Argyle Lady Eagles look to pick up the school's second girls basketball state title this weekend in 3A state tournament in Austin. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

Theoretically, the four teams playing in this weekend’s Class 3A state tournament have an equal chance of winning the state tournament.

But we know the odds aren’t in everybody’s favor.

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Argyle moves past disputed finish of regional final against Celina

By now, you have probably heard about all the chaos regarding the final seconds of last Saturday’s girls basketball 3A Region II girls final at Texas A&M-Commerce between Celina and Argyle

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Argyle, Celina set to meet in Region II final

Argyle and Celina will play at 1 p.m. today in the 3A Region II final. The winner advances to the 3A state tournament in Austin next weekend. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

COMMERCE — I think we all saw this one coming.

In a few hours, Argyle and Celina will play for the third and final this season, with the winner headed to the Class 3A girls basketball state tournament.

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Girls basketball: District 10-3A’s top teams set for regional tournament

Throughout the season, it was clear that District 10-3A was one of the strongest girls basketball districts in the state.

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Top 5 games of 2013: No. 2 — Argyle vs. Fairfield, football

Ian Sadler and the Argyle Eagles vaulted over Fairfield in the Class 3A Division II football state championship game, one of the best games of 2013. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

During the final three days of the University Interscholastic League state football championships, 221,339 people watched the state’s best football games at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium.

But the 22,071 in attendance for the Class 3A Division II state championship saw Argyle and Fairfield put on the weekend’s most thrilling game.

Argyle finally added the state’s most cherished trophy to its showcase in one of the best games of 2013.

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Top 5 Games of 2013: No. 4 — Argyle vs. Decatur, volleyball

Decatur knocked out Katy Keenan and Argyle from the Class 3A volleyball playoffs in one of the best games of 2013. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

Today, we continue counting down the top five games of 2013. Argyle’s volleyball team makes the list for the second straight year after another amazing playoff match.

My ears were ringing all night from all the crowd noise that was relentless all night, much like the play of two of the state’s best volleyball teams. Let’s relieve one of the best matches you’ll see and one of the year’s top games.

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Hedlund lands on USA Today All-USA team

Argyle senior kicker Cole Hedlund was named to USA Today's All-USA first-team, joining some of the top high school prospects in the nation. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

Argyle senior Cole Hedlund racked up another accolade following a historic season.

The Arkansas pledge was a first-team nod for USA Today’s All-USA team after he knocked down 24 field goals this season, one shy of his national record he set in 2011 for most field goals made in a season.

In three years as Argyle’s kicker, Hedlund shattered the national record for most career field goals made. He finished his career with 56 field goals.

Allen junior quarterback Kyler Murray also made the All-USA first-team, joining Hedlund and a slew of the nation’s top high school prospects.