The Mansfield football team used to have a serious rivalry with Arlington, but not being in the same district meant the teams had only faced off twice in the past 14 years. But Friday, the rivalry starts up again, and Mansfield coach Dan Maberry can’t wait.
Football pundits across the state hail District 10-5A as one of, if not the, toughest out there – in any classification. By virtue of being an eight-team league, 10-5A got underway this past week while many teams were either idle or finishing up non-district slates. That means half the teams, including Mansfield Timberview, Mansfield Legacy and Mansfield Summit, are already behind the eight-ball.
Mansfield’s girls cross country teams won their fourth meet in a row and the boys recently picked up a team title at the Burleson Centennial meet, but scrolling through the results had some redundancy.
Aysis Azarcon recently received a huge honor when she was invited to play in the First Tee Open event at Pebble Beach this past week. The Mansfield Timberview golfer is a member of the First Tee of Greater Dallas and was one of six golfers in the Fort Worth/Dallas area invited to participate in last week’s event.
District 10-5A volleyball play is creating an early top and bottom half of the standings, but this week’s matches could lead to further separation. Mansfield Lake Ridge, Mansfield Legacy and Mansfield Summit will be fighting to end up in the top half.