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Lady Pirates begin Round 2 with rout

April 2, 2014

Nothing wrong with a short night as long as you get the win.

The Lady Pirates did just that Friday as they easily disposed of visiting Southwest 15-0 in a District 7-4A softball game.

“It was a short night,” said Granbury coach Mallory Smith with a smile.

The Lady Pirates, improving to 11-5 overall and 6-2 in District 7-4A, dominated every phase of the contest.

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Granbury topples Heights for share of 7-4A lead

April 2, 2014

Before the District 7-4A baseball race got under way, it was widely expected to be a three-team race between Granbury, Arlington Heights and Aledo.

Midway through district, nothing is settled. After seven games, the Pirates, Bearcats and Yellowjackets are deadlocked, each at 6-1 in league play.

Granbury created the tie with a 5-2 home victory against Heights Friday.

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North Side ends GHS season in area

April 2, 2014
North Side ends GHS season in area


WEATHERFORD – The Granbury Pirates and North Side Steers are both synonymous with postseason soccer success.

This season, however, it is the Steers who are still playing after eliminating the Pirates 5-2 in their Class 4A area (second round) match Friday at Kangaroo Stadium.

North Side (21-5-1), the District 13-4A runners-up, got a hat trick (three goals) from freshman Jose Hernandez.

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GHS girls run to 4th at Cleburne

April 2, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates ran to a fourth-place finish at the Marshall Young Invitational track meet at Cleburne this past weekend.

The Lady Pirates scored 59 points. Waco Midway won with 115, followed by Everman with 106.

The Pirates were eighth among the boys, scoring 32 points. Midway also won that division with 153.5 points, well ahead of Everman with 82.

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GHS blanks Lake Ridge to advance in playoffs

March 29, 2014
GHS blanks Lake Ridge to advance in playoffs


As Granbury boys head soccer coach Doug Kissinger knows from experience, it’s how a team is playing NOW that counts most.

The Granbury Pirates, the fourth seed from District 15-4A, proved that again Tuesday night as they defeated 16-4A champion Mansfield Lake Ridge 2-0 in a bidistrict match at Pirate Stadium.

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District perfection slips through Pirates’ hands at Aledo

March 29, 2014

The Granbury Pirates were so close to being 6-0 in district.

Despite having given up two runs in the bottom of the seventh to allow Aledo to close within a run, if the Pirates could have gotten the final out they would have escaped with a road upset of the state’s No.

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Lady Pirates get back in win column

March 29, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates got a much-needed victory at home Tuesday, coming from behind to top Fort Worth Western Hills 10-6 in a District 7-4A contest.

With the win, the Lady Pirates (10-5 overall) moved into sole possession of third place in District 7-4A with a 5-2 league record. They trail Aledo (7-0) and South Hills (6-1), to whom their two losses have come.

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Lady Pirates prepping for district

March 29, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates golf team posted its best two-day total since the 2010-11 season this past weekend.

The Lady Pirates put together back-to-back rounds of 375 for a 750 total at Tangle Ridge golf course in Grand Prairie at the Lady Panther Spring Cup. They were 10th overall.

Freshman Mollee-Jo Crain led Granbury with a 179 (90-89).

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Pirates hold off Tech to set up showdown week

March 26, 2014

So far, so good.

Now comes the really hard part of the District 7-4A baseball schedule for the Granbury Pirates.

The Pirates (11-6 overall) ran their league record to 5-0 Friday with a 4-3 victory at Trimble Tech in Fort Worth. They entered last night’s game at Aledo, No. 7 in the state, tied for first place with Arlington Heights, with Aledo one game behind.

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After back-to-back losses, Granbury in need of big win

March 26, 2014

That didn’t take long to change.

The Granbury Lady Pirates entered last week sharing the District 7-4A softball lead with Aledo. They had outscored five straight opponents, including rival Stephenville in a nondistrict game, by a combined score of 93-10.

Last night they found themselves playing Western Hills at home to avoid being in fourth place.

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