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Chase ends in crash; suspect airlifted

November 26, 2014

A 44-year-old local man was airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital after a pursuit and crash Friday night at the Highway 377 and Water’s Edge Drive intersection, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. The man sped away from a deputy near the Catholic church on FM Road 4, the sheriff said. It was not known why the man took off.…

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Cornerstone falls to Azle in title game

November 26, 2014
Cornerstone falls to Azle in title game

SPRINGTOWN – It was an epic, exhausting record-setting championship battle – a David vs. Goliath matchup.

This time, though, it was the underdog David – Cornerstone Christian Academy – that ended up getting hurt the worst.

Unbeaten and top-ranked Azle Christian (12-0) secured the hard-fought Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship’s Div. II state football crown Saturday by an incredible 114-64 margin when a Cornerstone pass was returned 40 yards for a defensive touchdown that ended the remarkable offensive showcase on the 45-point rule.

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Lady Pirates fall for first time this season, in Stephenville

November 24, 2014

The state-ranked Stephenville Honeybees handed the Granbury Lady Pirates their first loss of the baskeball season on Monday night in Stephenvile, taking a 45-27 victory. The Honeybees are No. 7 in the current Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A state rankings. Coach Steve Schmidt’s squad is now 2-1 on the season. The Lady Pirates are also scheduled to play Tuesday afternoon on the road, at Midlothian before their Thanksgiving break begins.…

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Date, site announced for NCTA’s state semifinal playoff game

November 24, 2014

North Central Texas Academy football coach Kirby Rasco announced early this afternoon that the Pioneers’ Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II six-man football state semifinal playoff against Fredericksburg Heritage Christian School will be played at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in Zephyr. Tickets will be $8 for adults, $5 for students.…

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Lady Pirates playing in Stephenville tonight

November 24, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates will be playing in Stephenville tonight for another nondistrict basketball contest, with the varsity set for a 6:30 tipoff. Coach Steve Schmidt’s squad defeated Kimber Creek 48-30 Friday night in Keller to move to 2-0 on the season. They are also scheduled to play Tuesday night on the road, at Midlothian (6:30) before the Thanksgiving break.…

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NCTA tops Alvin squad to reach state semifinals

November 22, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers (7-5) won their Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II six-man regional playoff game over Alvin Living Stones (5-5), 58-8 today in Buckholts. The game was moved up from 3 p.m. to 11 a.m. because of severe weather in the forecast. Coach Kirby Rasco’s Pioneers’ will take on Fredericksburg Heritage Christian School in the state semifinal playoff round, but the site and date for that game have not bee set.…

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NCTA regional football playoff game today

November 22, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers’ six-man football playoff game against Alvin Living Stones in the regional round of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II is today (Saturday, Nov. 22) in Buckholts with kick off at 3 p.m.  Buckholts is southeast of Temple. Last Friday, the Pioneers (6-5) defeated San Marcos Hill Country Christian School, 72-51, in the area playoff round to advance.…

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Lady Pirates take road victory in Keller

November 21, 2014

The Granbury Pirates defeated Kimber Creek 48-30 Friday night in Keller for their second basketball victory in as many outings this season.…

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Tolar beats Boles to advance to regional round of 2A playoffs

November 21, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers  defeated Quinlan Boles 34-14 Friday night in Alvarado to win their Class 2A, Div. II football playoff game in and advance to the regional playoff round. Tolar (10-2) will play second-ranked Mart (11-0) next week. The site and  date have not been announced.…

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End of 3: Tolar 27, Quinlan Boles 8

November 21, 2014

End of third quarter: Tolar 27, Quinlan Boles 8. Winner takes on second-ranked Mart in third round of football playoffs.…

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