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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.
Softball: Birdville cruises in twin bill to eliminate Lady Raiders
Softball: Ryan pulls away in extras to take series lead against Birdville
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: Several area alumnae honored on Lone Star Conference team
Several former area high school standouts were honored as a part of the Lone Star Conference all-conference team, which was released on Thursday evening in San Angelo.
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.
Package deal: Bridges, Sebastian have Krum on brink of state berth
Baseball: Eagles ready to show off pitching depth in huge series
Track and field: Ryan boys lead DISD qualifiers for state meet
The Ryan boys were the runner-up by two points to Amarillo at this weekend's Class 5A Region I meet in Lubbock, and with that solid showing had several athletes punch their tickets to state.
Softball: Buettner's three-run home run rallies Ryan to Game 1 win
Pitch to Abby Buettner and bad things will happen.
Boys golf: Argyle claims third straight state title by 13 strokes
College baseball: Argyle-ex, Tech pitcher named to Big 12 team
Playoff notebook: Ryan was never interested in using youth as an excuse
On the first day of practice, Ryan junior Cecily Rodriguez watched as freshman Abby Buettner calmly walked to the plate and drilled the first pitch she saw.