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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 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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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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GHS tennis takes third in tourney

March 26, 2014

Led by the girls doubles team of Kate Bramlett and Elizabeth Morton, the Granbury High tennis team placed third in the Arlington Lamar Tournament Friday.

Bramlett and Morton took first place in their division. The duo are seeking a return to state after becoming the first GHS players to qualify in 50 years in 2013.

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GHS teams compete at Joshua

March 26, 2014

The Granbury Pirates posted a fifth-place finish at the Joshua Owl Relays this past weekend.

The Lady Pirates were11th.

The top finisher for Granbury was Lady Pirate Jettin Murphy. She tied for first in the high jump, clearing 5 feet.

Brendan King (100-meter dash), Dilon Graham (high jump), and Eugene Geis (pole vault) captured silver medals fo the Pirates.

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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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16-4A champ Lake Ridge bidistrict opponent

March 22, 2014
16-4A champ Lake Ridge bidistrict opponent

It’s not where they are used to being once the soccer postseason starts, but the Granbury Pirates are nonetheless again playing beyond the regular season.

Entering as the fourth seed from District 15-4A, the Pirates (7-6-7) drew District 16-4A champion Mansfield Lake Ridge (18-3-2).

The game will be played Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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