Sports Briefs, July 17

July 17, 2013


Classic Chevrolet will hold the Second Annual Kid Fish Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be a fully stocked tank, and trophies will be awarded to kids who catch the longest fish for every hour of the event.

There will also, a chance to win a “Hooked on Chevy” tackle box and t-shirts.

Classic Chevrolet is located on Highway 377 East in Granbury.


Students who will participate in Granbury ISD athletic programs during the 2013-14 school year will have an opportunity to get their mandatory physical examinations during sessions sponsored by Lake Granbury Medical Center from 1-5 p.m. on July 31, 2013, at Granbury Middle School.

Athletic physicals are required by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and GISD and must be completed before a student in grades 7-12 may participate in any practices or games.

Cost for the exam is $20 cash.

This event is not mandatory, and all parents and students have the option of completing this requirement at the medical provider of their own choice – a physician, a physician assistant licensed by the State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, a registered nurse as an advanced practice nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners, or a doctor of chiropractic.

Athletic physical packets must be completed by the parent or guardian prior to the examination. Forms are available at the GISD athletic office and on the GISD website at

Athletic trainers will collect all completed forms at the conclusion of the exams and will be kept on file. Parents may request copies if needed, allowing 48-72 hours for processing.

For more information about the physicals, contact athletic trainers Andy Rankin at (817) 408-4645 or Connie Rhodes at (817) 408-4655.



The first Sgt. Lance McLean Memorial Kickball Tournament will be Saturday, benefiting the family of the deputy who was shot and killed recently.

For more info or to become a sponsor or register a team, contact me at 817-573-7030 [email protected]


Free tennis clinics in conjunction with the Hood County News Tennis Festival are being held all this week at Granbury High School from 8-10 a.m. each day.

The clinics, for incoming grades 4-9, will be instructed by graduating GHS seniors, along with GHS assistant coach Denise Scott.

Water will be provided, but camp participants are encouraged to bring their own hat and sunblock. Also, if rackets are needed, some are available for use.

Contact [email protected]


The Greater Granbury Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will host a fund raising golf tournament in support of the Granbury High School USMC JROTC unit.

The tournament will be at Pecan Plantation on Aug. 17. Proceeds will go to help fund cadet activities, as well as various material and equipment needs. Additionally, some of the proceeds will be designated to support scholarship awards.

Contact 817-579-5689, 817-572-2645, or 325-203-1799.

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