Sports briefs, July 20

July 20, 2013


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. 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.



Ruth’s Place will offer free athletic physicals for qualifying Hood County students Aug. 8 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Granbury School District Conference Center on Bridge Street.

Hood County schools and the UIL require physicals before a student can participate.

Ruth’s Place doctors will provide the physicals. The event is part of Operation School Supplies, a local charitable organizagion that provides school supplies to needy Hood County children in Granbury or Tolar schools whose families are in economic need. Applications are available at


Anyone wishing to have their team photo or a shot of an individual accomplishment published in the Hood County News sports section can submit it by mail or in person to our offices at 1501 S. Morgan St., Granbury, 76048, or by e-mail to [email protected]

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