While it’s difficult to paint a pretty picture of an 18-3 loss, Granbury Lady Pirate softball coach Chad Kimberling can point to one major difference.
Well, make that 14 major difference – as in 14 unearned runs scored by Burleson Centennial Saturday morning as the Lady Spartans swept their best-of-three Class 4A bidistrict playoff series. … Read the rest
When Miles Wagner hit a towering home run to end last Thursday’s 11-0 win over Fort Worth Arlington Heights and clinch third place in District 7-4A for the Granbury Pirates, he actually defied the advice of his coach.
“I told him to hit a triple and add to his record,” said Pirate coach Brad Hart with a grin. … Read the rest
In perhaps the most exciting race at the meet, Granbury’s Chris Richardson emerged with a bit of history and a state berth Saturday in Abilene.
Richardson finished second in the 400-meter dash at the 4A Region I Track and Field Meet at McMurry University.
This qualified Richardson for the 4A State Meet in Austin May 10-11. He’s the first Granbury boy to advance to state since Brad Gardner in 2004, finishing fourth in the 300 hurdles.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers finished the baseball season wtih a winning record after outlasting Godley 10-7 in a road victory.
In the top of the eighth, Oompa Glavin drove in a pair of runs with a single. Alfredo Triana then scored the final run of the season, and pitcher Landon Morris finished in dominating style with two strikeouts in the bottom of the inning.… Read the rest
Having already assured themselves of a playoff berth, the Lipan Indians got a little payback against visiting Gordon Tuesday, winning 10-3.
It was the final home game of the season for Lipan (9-4, all District 10-A games), barring a home appearance in the playoffs.
The win also avenged an upset loss at Gordon in the first round of district. … Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates avoided a repeat of a year ago by defeating Fort Worth Arlington Heights 11-0 Thursday night at Tidwell Field.
Last season, the Pirates could have clinched third in district with a win in the season final. They lost back-to-back games against Mansfield Summit, settling for the fourth seed. … Read the rest
Yes folks, the fishing on Granbury is looking real good. No reports of dead fish or golden algae.
The only reports coming in are reports of good catches on our home lake. With those good reports, there are many anglers taking advantage of the action. The only open ramp near City Beach has been busy for sure. … Read the rest
Coming off the best soccer season in a decade at Granbury High, one would expect the Pirates to pretty much dominate the district awards.
And they did.
Granbury received four superlative awards and 13 honors in all from the league’s coaches as the All-District 15-4A Soccer Team was announced recently. … Read the rest
PIRATES TO OPEN SPRING
The Granbury Pirates will begin spring football practices Wednesday, head coach Scotty Pugh said. They will go from 3:45-5:15 p.m. each day.
The Purple-Gold Game is scheduled for May 24, likely at Granbury Middle School due to the construction at Pirate Stadium.
Work began on the installation of a synthetic turf for Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium this week.… Read the rest
Before his final high school golf season began, Granbury’s Travis Benson looked at the calendar and made a note to himself.
“Most of the time you don’t know when it’s going to end, but I do,” he said. “I looked and thought about how if things played out right, this would be the last tournament I’d ever play in high school.” … Read the rest