Sports Briefs, Sept. 25

September 25, 2013


The North Central Texas Lady Pioneers dropped a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools volleyball match to Wichita Falls Christ Academy 25-17, 25-16, 25-9.

Coach Kari Yeager noted the play of Cynthia Rivas for her play at the net, along with Carolina dos Santos posting three blocks.


Felicia Bates Grossnickle made a hole-in-one on the second hole of the Granbury Disc Golf Course recently. She is the first woman to get an ace on the course, said Matt Weinberg of the Granbury Disc Golf Club.


The Hood County YMCA will host a Kids Triathlon on Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. There are three divisions, Mini-Tri for ages 5 and up, Junior for ages 5-10, and Senior for ages 11-15.

There is also a Bonus Family Challenge Division that will feature one parent and one child combining times (parents race last).

The Mini-Tri will feature a 40-yard swim, 1.5-mile bike and half-mile run. The Junior will have an 80-yard swim, 3-mile bike ride and half-mile run. The Senior will have a 160-yard swim, 6-mile bike ride and 1-mile run.

The event begins at 2 p.m. with packet pickup and transition opening at noon. Cost is $30 per child, $25 per child for team registration (minimum of 10 per team) and $50 for family competition.

Preparation clinics will be held Saturday and again on Oct. 5 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is $1o0 for YMCA members or $25 for non-members.

Contact Holly Martin at [email protected] or 817-573-7159.


The Joseph’s Locker 5K run is set for Oct. 12 at 7 a.m. at Shanley Park. Entry fee is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race. This includes a T-shirt.

Donations of non-perishable food items will also be accepted the day of the race.

Register online at, or contact Melanie Graft at 817-676-3886 or [email protected]


The Granbury High Cross County Booster Club is hosting a 1-mile fun and 5K at Granbury Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 5 in connectiion wtih homecoming weekend festivities. There is no registration or entry fee, but donations are welcome.

The fun run starts at 9 a.m. and the 5K at 9:15.


The Wounded Warrior Project will hold its annual golf tournament Oct. 4 at Squaw Valley Golf Club. The event will have an 11 a.m. registration and 1 p.m. shotgun start. Lunch is from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost is $125 per player, and $20 for lunch only.

Contact Joel Simmons at 817-573-8457.

The Wounded Warrior Project is designed to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help them help each other.



While the tournament field is complete, there are still opportunities to contribute in the Sgt. Lance McLean Memorial Benefit Golf Tournament as Squaw Valley on Sept. 28.

The event will include a live auction, silent auction and raffle. Proceeds will benefit McLean’s surviving widow and their two young children.

Items include a round of golf for four at Starr Hollow, a weekend getaway with golf packages, merchant coupons, golf packages and more. The raffle will feature an AR-15 and a $500 gift basket.

Participants in the auction and raffle do not have to be playing in the tournament.


The Sgt. First Class Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund Fun Run/5K is scheduled for Sept. 28 at 301 Rock Church Highway in Tolar. The fun run will start at 4:30 p.m., with the 5K at 5.

Register at or contact [email protected] Facebook SGT 1st Classi Riley G. Stephens Memorial Fund.

Stephens was killed on Sept. 28, 2012 in the war in Afghanistan.


The 2013 Chamber Classic Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 18 at Harbor Lakes Golf Club. Registration and lunch are at 11 a.m. with the tournament having a 1 p.m. shotgun start. An awards dinner will follow at 5:30 p.m.

Entry fee is $125 per player, and this includes green fees, cart, range balls, goody bag, lunch and snacks during and after play.

The format is a four-person scramble with gross and net trophies.

Contact 817-573-1622.



The First Players Partnership Golf Tournament is set for Oct. 12-13 at Harbor Lakes. The best-ball 36-hole scramble tournament has a $500 entry fee that includes green fees, carts, range balls, food and awards.

There will be a Championship Division and a Flighted Division.

Contact Dustin Sherill 817-437-3202, email [email protected], or visit the Harbor Lakes clubhouse.

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