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Granbury girls third at Burleson tourney

March 15, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates finished third in the Centennial/Burleson Hidden Creek Tournament recently.

Granbury shot 781 (395-386) for two rounds. Tulsa Union won the tournament, shooting 623 (310-313), followed by Jenks with a 685 (347-338).

The Lady Pirates were led by Chelsea Judge, who shot a 185. she improved tom a 96 on the opening day to 89 the second.

Mollee Jo Crain posted a 190 (91-99), followed by Skylar Woodward with a 193 (96-97).Read the rest

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Pirates golf at Aledo

March 15, 2014

The Granbury Pirates varsity Purple team placed eighth at the Aledo Invitational recently, shooting a 671 (328-343) on the Split Rail course.

Zach Wall led the Pirates, shooting a 156 (73-83), tying for fifth overall medalist.

Brady Wright was next with a 169 (83-86), Luke Elliott shot 173 (89-84), Harrison Knight posted a 175 (86-89), and Baker White shot 176 (86-90).Read the rest

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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.Read the rest

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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.Read the rest

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Pirates finish strong at Crowley Tournament

March 12, 2014

The Granbury Pirates bounced back from a rough start to win their final two games in the Crowley Baseball Tournament over the weekend.

The Pirates (7-6-3) started with a 6-1 loss to Arlington Seguin, followed by a 7-7 tie with Crowley in which they let a 6-0 lead slip away, and an 11-5 loss to Everman.

They came back with a pair of come-from-behind wins of 7-2 over North Crowley as Kasey Hubbard pitched a three-hitter, and 5-4 over Big Spring as they overcame a 3-0 deficit.Read the rest

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Lady Pirates crush another 7-4A foe

March 12, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates continued their dominance over District 7-4A opponents Friday, rolling to an 18-0 victory at Arlington Heights.

After scoring seven runs in the second inning, the Lady Pirates (7-3, 3-0 in 7-4A) put the game away with 10 runs in the third.

Pitcher Destini Lopez surrendered a single hit to the Lady Jackets.

Granbury banged out 18 hits, including three each by Lopez, Maci Samuelson, and Rayla Helci.Read the rest

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Pirates announce 2014 football schedule

March 12, 2014

The 2014 Granbury Pirate football schedule will feature five home games as the team seeks to make a little history this season.

The Pirates will be going for a fifth consecutive postseason appearance, something that is believed would be a first in school history.

Granbury will open the season on the road, however, against Azle. The Hornets are coming off a 3-7 season.Read the rest

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Lady Pirates’ playoff fate at own feet

March 12, 2014

The high school soccer playoffs don’t begin for a couple of weeks, but don’t tell that to the Granbury Lady Pirates.

They played their first elimination game Friday, winning 4-0 at Alvarado in a District 15-4A contest.

And, after taking this week off for spring break, they will have their second win-or-pack-it-in game Tuesday when they travel to Cleburne for a 7:15 p.m.Read the rest

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GHS coaches like times, distances

March 12, 2014

It wasn’t a pair of team victories in the standings, but Granbury track coaches Amber Ward and Jodie Scott liked what they saw from their respective squads at the Johnny Perkins Relays late last week.

For the girls, five runners reduced their times from seed times entering their events. The boys had three reduced times and also had three increased distances in field events.Read the rest

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Pirates in postseason, seek better seed

March 12, 2014
Pirates in postseason, seek better seed

The Granbury Pirates celebrated two things Friday night.

They clinched a soccer playoff berth, and they enjoyed their most explosive offensive of the season in a 4-0 victory against visiting Alvarado on Johnny Perkins Field.

But they’re not celebrating too much. There is still some work to be done, said head coach Doug Kissinger.

“We’re relieved that we’re in, but we’re working on getting the best seed possible,” he said.Read the rest

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