Sports Briefs, Jan. 23

January 23, 2013


The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers saw their three-game district winning streak come to an end Friday with a 58-26 loss to Wichita Christian.

The Pioneers (5-12, 3-2 in TAPPS 2-A) were led by Elias Fekadu and Caleb Finley with six points each. Cole Rasco and Cale Dodson each scored five points, and Ken Reita added four.

“It was a very cold shooting night for us, and we did not play the defense we have been playing,” said NCTA coach Kirby Rasco.



The Granbury Athletic Association, formerly the Hood County Youth Baseball Association, is currently holding registration for the spring season.

Players who sign up before Saturday, Feb. 16 will receive an early bird discount. Online registration is open through Saturday, Feb. 23.

Saturday, Feb. 9 is the only in-person registration date. It will be from 10 a.m.-noon at Chicken Express.


A party to honor Granbury SEALS Swim Team coach Janet Steenberge’s recent induction into the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Hall of Fame is set for Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Acton Baptist Church.

The event will include a pot luck dinner, slide show presentation covering 23 years of SEALS with comments by current and former members of the team.

Steenberge was chosen for induction into the hall of fame this past fall, along with four-time Olympic gold medalist and former SEAL Dana Vollmer.


Granbury boys and girls, ages 10– 14, are invited to participate in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest on Sunday at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church.

The contest is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Awards and photos will immediately follow. There is no charge.

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