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Lady Pirates tie for third in Trinity tournament

August 30, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates tied for third place Saturday in the two-day Double T volleyball tournament at Euless Trinity. The Lady Pirates won two of their three games Friday and lost two of three Saturday. GHS opened the first day with a 25-13, 25-17, 25-15 victory over Haltom. GHS then lost to Abilene High, 25-18, 25-13, 25-27, 23-25, 15-11.…

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Lady Pirates win two of three on first day of Trinity tourney

August 30, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates won two of their three games played Friday in the two-day Double T volleyball tournament at Euless Trinity High School. The Lady Pirates opened with a 25-13, 25-17, 25-15 victory over Haltom. GHS then lost to Abilene High, 25-18, 25-13, 25-27, 23-25, 15-11. In the third match Friday, the Lady Pirates were 25-20, 25-21, 25-15 winners over Azle.  Today, they are scheduled to play Irving High in a morning match, then Wichita Falls Rider at 2 p.m.…

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Granbury trails Azle 34-7 at halftime

August 29, 2014

The Azle Hornets grabbed a 34-7 lead over Granbury by halftime of their nondistrict season football opener Friday night at Hornet Stadium in Azle. Brendan King took an inside handoff and sailed 77 yards down the right side for Granbury’s only touchdown, with 5:11 to go in the first quarter, tying the game at 7.…

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Crawford leads Tolar at halftime

August 29, 2014

Crawford owns a 28-14 lead over the Tolar Rattlers at halftime of their game at Rattler Stadium in Tolar. Blayne Denton of Tolar has 164 yards rushing in the first two quarters.…

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Lady Pirates advance to tournament championship

August 23, 2014

Granbury on Saturday defeated Canyon High School, 25-17, 25-15, then topped Trinity, 25-20, 25-23, to advance to the championship match the Granbury Classic Chevrolet Volleyball Tournament. The 11-3 Lady Eagles, who won all three of their pool play matches on Friday, are scheduled to play in the tournament final at approximately 5 p.m. today, at James Wann Sports Center.…

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Lady Pirates sweep three matches in Friday pool play

August 22, 2014

The eighth-ranked (Class 5A)  Granbury Lady Pirates (9-3) won all three of their matches in pool play on the first day of their Granbury Classic Chevrolet Volleyball Tournament at Granbury High’s James Wann Sports Center. Although GHS coach Tammy Clark cautioned that some tournament games may start ahead of schedule when possible in the 18-team field, the Lady Pirates are scheduled to play their first Saturday match at noon, in the Gold Bracket. The Gold Bracket also shows that the winner of that noon match is supposed to play in the semifinal round at 2 p.m.…

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Lady Pirates’ schedule today changes after no-show

August 22, 2014

Today’s starting times for the Granbury Lady Pirates in the Classic Chevrolet Volleyball Tournament have changed. The team from Ennis didn’t arrive for the Lady Pirates’ 8 a.m. pool play match, and is out of the tournament. The Lady Pirates defeated Abilene Cooper 25-14, 26-24, in their other morning match. Coach Tammy Clark said her Lady Pirates’ afternoon pool play matches today have been moved to 1 p.m.…

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Granbury Pirates set to take on Stephenville in final scrimmage

August 21, 2014

The Granbury Pirates will battle Stephenville Friday night in the final football scrimmage before the start of the 2014 regular season, with a 7 p.m. start at Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium in Granbury. Coach Scotty Pugh said the night will include a controlled scrimmage followed by one timed quarter against the Class 4A Yellow Jackets, who are one of the favorites to contend for the Class 4A Division I state championship.…

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NCTA set for second football scrimmage

August 21, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers of Coach Kirby Rasco will have their second controlled scrimmage Friday at Iredell, competing against both Blanket High School as well as Iredell. The scrimmage is set to start at 6 p.m. The six-man Pioneers, who were 7-5 last season, will open their regular season Aug.…

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Cornerstone adds football scrimmage for Friday

August 21, 2014

Cornerstone Christian Academy has just set up a three-team controlled scrimmage to fill a hole in this week’s schedule for its football team, to be 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Fort Worth. The Crusaders will face private-school six-man squads from Lake Worth and Weatherford Express, head coach Chris Eichenhorst said Thursday. He said that the field they will be using is at 3600 Roberts Cutoff in Fort Worth.…

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