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Family day at the ballpark

April 5, 2014
Family day at the ballpark

The Chiappe family were among several from Hood County who made their way to Globe Life Park in Arlington for the opening day contest between the Philadephia Phillies and the Texas Rangers. From left are Trace, Chandler, Cadence, Deborah and Rich Chiappe.

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Rattlers rip Godley for first district win

April 5, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers broke into the win column in District 10-2A in a big way Tuesday, rolling to a 15-1 victory at Godley.

The Rattlers pounded out 11 hits and scored much more than enough to back the four-hit pitching of Lance Smith.

Tolar (9-6 overall) had dropped its first three district games.

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Indians fall to rally

April 5, 2014

Albany overcame a three-run deficit to post a 9-6 victory against Lipan in a District 10-A baseball game Tuesday in Albany.

The Indians (4-3, all district games) led 3-0 after batting in the top of the third and 4-2 after the top of the fourth. Albany (7-0 in district) brought five runs home in the bottom of the fourth.

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Rattler golfers prep for district

April 5, 2014

In their final tuneup before the District 10-2A Golf Tournament, the Tolar Rattlers competed in the Iredell Invitational at Squaw Valley.

It’s the second tournament Iredell has hosted on the course.

The Rattlers finished sixth with a team score of 398. Godley won with a 326.

Tolar was led by Corbin Wood, who shot a 91.

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Sports Briefs

April 5, 2014

GRANBURY YOUTH AMONG

NTHSRA SEASON LEADERS

Hayden Heath of Granbury ranks third in the Rookie Cowboy standings of the North Texas High School Rodeo Association as the season enters it’s final weeks.

Heath is also fourth in the chute dogging standings, one of several who could advance to the NTHSRA Finals.

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Rattlers second at Keene despite missing a few

April 2, 2014

For the first time in 2014 the Tolar Rattlers did not win a track meet.

However, given the fact that several of their members were in Austin competing in the prestigious Texas Relays, finishing second at Keene isn’t bad.

The Rattlers had won each of their first four meets.

Rodie Brister and Dalton Shaw each won a pair of gold medals for the Rattlers at Keene.

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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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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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Nelson paces Indians blowout

April 2, 2014

The Lipan Indians made every hit count, registering a 12-1 victory against Gordon Friday.

The Indians (4-2 overall, 4-2 in District 10-A) collected a dozen hits in the victory.

Brady Nelson led Lipan both pitching and hitting.

On the mound, Nelson (2-0) struck out nine and walked none in five innings.

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Rattlers drop another close one

April 2, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers entered District 10-2A baseball play feeling pretty good about themselves, sporting an 8-3 record.

Now, however, three games in, the Rattlers are struggling to get their first league victory.

The latest Tolar setback was 4-3 at Whitney Saturday, the second straight one-run loss in which the winning run was scored late.

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