Bicyclists Aren’t Bad People, But They Do Need To Move

by Steve Gamel The intent of this column isn’t to upset the masses by any means, but what is up with the hoard of bicyclists in Argyle on Sunday mornings? There must be 10 or 15 of you, and you

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Argyle Boys Golf Claims Second Straight Class 4A State Title

by Steve Gamel Last year’s long-awaited state championship clearly wasn’t enough for the Argyle boys golf team. The Eagles made it two in a row on April 26 when they shot a two-day score of 605 – outlasting second place

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Dallas Nationals are Restoring Faith in Baseball

by Susan Neuhalfen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the field at the Dallas Nationals is open to its players to practice. They may seem like any other team in select baseball complete with training facility, coaching staff

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Area Coaches Named Coach of the Year

by Steve Gamel After leading both their teams to state titles last month, Liberty Christian girls basketball coach Ken Burroughs and Argyle’s Skip Townsend were named coach of the year for their respective classifications. Burroughs was tabbed by the Texas

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Argyle Baseball Set to Defend Class 4A State Title

by Steve Gamel The regular season is not quite over, but Argyle is close to setting itself up for a playoff spot and a chance to defend its state championship from a year ago. Baring a horrible meltdown, the Eagles

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Are Feelings Changing on Artificial Fields?

by Steve Gamel Nearly a year ago, I wrote an article for the Denton Record-Chronicle investigating the need for more artificial turf fields in high school baseball and softball. If not to combat the record-setting rainfall that washed out most

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Liberty Christian Baseball: Starting Over with New Talented Faces

by Steve Gamel Liberty Christian’s head baseball coach Johnny Isom has a lot of confidence in what he called a young but talented Warrior team late last month. But he is pushing forward with cautious optimism. The core of Isom’s

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Argyle and Liberty Christian Repeat as Basketball State Champions

by Steve Gamel The Argyle girls basketball team and its private-school counterpart from down the street, Liberty Christian, have been at the top of their game all season long. No matter how many top-ranked opponents stood in their way, both

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A Naïve Point of View on Bad Playoff Teams

by Steve Gamel I admit what I am about to write may be a naïve — and perhaps harsh — point of view, but what is it with all the unfortunately bad high school playoff teams? And why are they

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Liberty Basketball Takes Home Big Wins

On Jan. 30, the 7th and 8th grade Liberty Navy boys’ basketball teams won their district championships. Also that weekend, 8th grade Navy girls won district, and 7th grade Navy girls took second place. The 7th grade boys’ team finished

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