Led by Morgan Northcutt’s perfect performance at the free throw line, the Granbury Lady Pirates posted their first two basketball victories of the season Saturday in the Northwest Tournament.
Northcutt was 28-for-28 at the line and the Lady Pirates were 42-for-45 as a team in victories of 53-21 over O.D. Wyatt and 44-42 over Fossil Ridge.
“That kept us in the game against Fossil Ridge.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers are relative newcomers to the Class 2A football postseason world, but their opponent for the area round of the Region II, Division II playoffs – S&S Consolidated – is making only its second playoff appearance in its 53-year school history.
Coach Mike Franklin’s Rattlers repeatedly broke Nocona’s defense with big plays in their 64-12 bidistrict win Friday at Bridgeport to advance to the second round for the second year in a row.… Read the rest
SAGINAW – In a season of firsts, the Granbury Lady Pirates volleyball team pulled off the biggest first Tuesday night at Chisholm Trail High School.
When an attempted dink by Trophy Club Nelson went into the net, it signaled the end of the match and a step into history for the Lady Pirates.
The Lady Pirates won 22-25. 30-28, 18-25, 25-20, 18-16, advancing past the third round of the playoffs for the first time.… Read the rest
Rodney Dangerfield would no doubt have been a fan of the Granbury Pirates.
Because, like the late great comedian, they just don’t get their proper respect.
Granbury head coach Scotty Pugh said earlier this week that his Pirates (9-1) would enter last night’s Class 4A Division I bidistrict football game against Waco (7-3) at Baylor’s Floyd Casey Stadium as double-digit underdogs.… Read the rest
On the heels of the Granbury Pirates’ first bidistrict basketball appearance since 2000, head coach David Breazeale is wanting more.
And why not?
With three starters returning, along with three key reserves, the Pirates appear poised to make another run at the postseason – and perhaps advancing once they get there.
“This is the most starters I’ve had back since I’ve been here,” said Breazeale.… Read the rest
Winter brings many different birds to our area lakes. Some are wanted and others are not so popular, but every late fall and winter these birds return and many of them are on our lake right now.
The most popular birds for anglers are the gulls and terns. They have great eyesight and can point you to active fish. At times some of these birds can fool you, but generally they are looking for easy meals, which consist of injured or pushed to the surface baitfish being chased by feeding fish.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians held Graford to single digits in each quarter en route to a 65-21 Tuesday night.
The Lady Indians (2-1), ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, were led by Lanie Roberts with 23 points. Shauna Coleman added a dozen points with 10 rebounds, and Tallen Halliday had 11 points and eight steals.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates fell to 0-2 on the young basketball season with a 31-28 home loss to rival Stephenville Tuesday.
Morgan Northcutt led Granbury with 10 points, while Bryce Frank grabbed eight rebounds.
The Lady Pirates were undone by a third quarter that saw them get outscored 8-2 by the Honeybees. Granbury had led 20-15 af the half.
“We just need more depth,” said coach Leta Andrews.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians’ season got off to a rough start Tuesday with a 62-43 home loss to Graford.
The Indians found themselves down 22-7 after the first quarter and 41-16 at the half.
Lance Ferguson registered a double-double for the Indians, scoring 12 points and pulling down 13 rebounds. Joel Rice also scored a dozen points and grabbed a half a dozen rebounds.… Read the rest