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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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Tie keeps GHS girls out of playoffs

March 22, 2014
Tie keeps GHS girls out of playoffs

The Granbury Lady Pirates had not tied a soccer match all season.

Ironically, when they did in Tuesday’s season finale at Cleburne, the 1-1 deadlock cost them a playoff berth.

The Lady Jackets, on the other hand, had played to four previous ties. The fifth kept them one standings point ahead of the Lady Pirates, locking up fourth place and the final postseason berth from District 15-4A.

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Pirates stay perfect in 7-4A play

March 22, 2014
Pirates stay perfect in 7-4A play

Landon Gray continued his torrid streak at the plate, and the Granbury Pirates remained perfect in District 7-4A with a 9-1 home baseball win over Southwest Tuesday.

Gray went 3-for-4 and drove in a run. That makes him 12-for-16 over the past five games.

Gray was named the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Hitter of the Week for March 10-16.

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South Hills slows down Granbury run

March 22, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates’ showdown with Aledo took a detour Tuesday night at they were upset 2-1 in Fort Worth by South Hills.

The loss dropped the Lady Pirates (9-4 overall) to 4-1 in District 7-4A. They fell a game behind defending champion Aledo, at whom they were playing last night.

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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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Lady Pirates run by rival

March 19, 2014

Saturday’s softball game between Stephenville and Granbury was played partly to highlight breast cancer awareness.

As for on the field, the host Lady Pirates are also doing plenty to make folks aware.

The 14-4 nondistrict victory against the Honeybees was the Lady Pirates’ fourth straight win. In that streak they’ve outscored their opponents 71-7.

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Pirates dominant in 7-4A

March 19, 2014

It’s one thing to be 3-0 and another to be 3-0 and dominant.

The Granbury Pirates are the latter in the District 7-4A baseball race.

In their three district wins, the Pirates have outscored their opponents 43-4. This includes a 30-4 walloping of O.D. Wyatt in Granbury’s lone home league contest.

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GHS tennis duo top field

March 15, 2014

Kate Bramlett and Elizabeth Morton took first place in Girls A Doubles recently at the Arlington Seguin Tournament.

Also for Granbury, Joel Rodgers was third in Boys A Singles, while Peter Mueller and Beau Pritchard were third in Boys A Doubles.

In Boys B Doubles, Thomas Tigner and Chandler Chiappe were third, while Cadence Chiappe and Bryten Otting won consolation in Mixed B Doubles.

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Pirates score 30 runs – that’s right, 30

March 15, 2014
Pirates score 30 runs – that’s right, 30

To some, there’s nothing better than afternoon baseball.

Probably not for the folks at O.D. Wyatt High School, however.

On a sunny afternoon at Tidwell Field, the Granbury Pirates scored, and scored, and scored…

And when all of the scoring was done – and there was plenty – the Pirates came away with a 30-4 victory in a District 7-4A contest.

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