Sports Briefs, April 17

April 17, 2013


Students who will participate in the Granbury ISD athletic programs during the 2013-14 school year will have an opportunity to get their mandatory physical exams during sessions sponsored by the Lake Granbury Medical Center.

The exams will be given Wednesday, May 1 at Acton Middle School from 2-6 p.m. and at Granbury Middle School on Wednesday, May 22 from 2-6 p.m.

These sessions are for students in grades 6-8. Students in grades 9-11 may also participate, but will be assigned a location and time by the athletic trainers.

Cost is $20 cash.

Athletic physicals are required by the University Interscholastic League and GISD and must be completed before a student may participate in any practices or games.

This event is not mandatory, and all parents and students have the option of completing this requirement at the medical provider of their choice.

Athletic physical packets must be completed by the parent or guardian prior to the exam. Forms are available at Granbury High School, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, AMS, GMS, both training at GHS, and the GISD athletic office. They may also be found on the GISD web site at

For more information, contact athletic trainers Andy Rankin at 817-408-4645 or Connie Rhodes at 817-408-4655.


Former Granbury Lady Pirate Brittany, now a pitcher on the Hardin-Simmons softball team was named as one of the top performers in the league for the week of March 11-17. During that span she went 3-1 and allowed just three earned runs in 22 1/3 innings.


Hidden Oaks Golf Course will host the Hicks With Sticks 2013 Charity Classic benefiting the Christian Women’s Job Corps of Granbury Friday.

The four-person scramble, sponsored by Lake Granbury Medical Center, begins at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch from noon-12:30 p.m.

Awards will follow competition.

Entry fee is $100 per player, and sponsorship packages are available from $100 to $500. Lunch only is $10.

Awards include the low score in three flights, longest drive for men and women, and closest to the pin for men and women. Mulligans are also available for purchase, along with tickets for a prize drawing.

For more information, contact 817-573-6677 or 817-279-1078.


The Granbury High Project Graduation is hosting its 11th Annual 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run on May 4. Activities begin at the Hood County YMCA on Harbor Lakes Drive at 7 a.m. with registration, with the Fun Run starting at 8 and the 5K Run/Walk at 8:30.

Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female winners of the 5K Run. Additional prizes will be given to the top three male and females finishing in the several age categories. For the Fun Run, ribbons will be given to all participants.

Early registration is $25 for adults, while youth under age 18 may enter for $15. For teams of five ore more, the entry fee is $20 per person if postmarked and mailed together in advance. For race day registration, there is an additional charge of $5.



The Granbury Cheetahs Special Olympics team is preparing for track and field competition Friday and Saturday at UT-Arlington. It begins at 1 p.m. Friday, with opening ceremonies at 6:50 p.m.

The group is also having a fundraiser May 11 at 6 p.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, an Evening of Oriental Dance and Silent Auction.

For additional information about the Cheetahs and/or upcoming events, contact Sara Dickson at 817-408-6958.

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