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Lady Pirates defeat Arlington Martin in home opener

August 20, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates, playing their home opener for the 2014 season, downed Arlington Martin 25-15, 25-20, 28-30, 25-16 in the James Wann Sports Center. The win improved Granbury’s record to 6-3 on the season, coming off of the Pearland Invitational last weekend. The Lady Pirates entered the season at No. 4 in the preseason Texas Girls Coaches Association poll, and are now No.…

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NCTA benefits from four-team scrimmage

August 17, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers conducted their first preseason football scrimmage Friday night, packing in extra experience by having three teams visiting and taking turns against all of them. The teams paired off against each other on each end of the field from the 30-yard line for about 10 offensive and 10 defensive snaps before switching opponents.…

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Lady Pirates close out three-day tournament in Pearland

August 16, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates, ranked No. 4 in the state in the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s 2014 preseason Class 5A poll, completed play in the Texas Volleyball Invitational Saturday with a 25-16, 25-16 loss to The Woodlands High School, a Class 6A school in Conroe. Coach Tammy Clark’s squad won two of three games in pool play Thursday, then took two of three in the Gold Bracket Friday.…

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Tolar posts two TDs during three-team scrimmage

August 16, 2014

Tolar scored a pair of touchdowns against Santo and gave up two to Brock in a three-way football controlled scrimmage Friday night in Santo, Rattlers head coach Mike Franklin said. Blaine Denton and Colt Jones each scored on runs of less than 3 yards for Tolar. Dakota Endsley and Cody Huckabee intercepted passes for Tolar’s defense, and Hunter Ryan recovered a fumble.…

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Pirates connect on two long bombs in scrimmage

August 15, 2014

The Granbury Pirates, members of District 8-5A, connected on two long touchdown passes as they took on Class 4A Wichita Falls Hirschi Friday night on Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium in their first 2014 scrimmage. GHS receiver Nick Doughty hauled in TD passes of 70 and 40 yards from quarterback Brodie Ables, who alternated at that position with Dillon Graham and will be competing for the starting job.…

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Lady Pirates win two, lose one Friday in tourney

August 15, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates won two matches and lost one for the second day in a row Friday in the 72-team Texas Volleyball Invitational tournament in Pearland. Today the Lady Pirates, ranked No. 5 in the TGCA preseason poll, beat San Antonio Churchill 14-25, 28-25, 25-23, then downed College Park 25-23, 21-25, 25-23.…

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Three area teams stage intersquad scrimmages tonight

August 14, 2014

The Granbury, Tolar and North Central Texas Academy football squads will have their first intersquad scrimmages Friday, Aug. 15. Granbury will be at home on Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium for a 7 p.m. start against Wichita Falls Hirschi. Tolar will have a three-way scrimmage in Santo (6 p.m.), mixing it up against Brock and Santo.…

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Wall, Phillips win overall HCN/First Tee Junior titles

August 14, 2014

Granbury High School students Zach Wall, an incoming senior, and junior Madeline Phillips won the overall boys and girls county titles, respectively, Wednesday in the Hood County News/First Tee Junior Golf Championship at Granbury Country Club. The event included three parts, with the first two rounds at the par 72 course coming in June and July.…

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Pirates post two wins to open Team Tennis season

August 14, 2014

New coach Tyson Stewart and his Granbury Pirates squad opened their fall Team Tennis season Thursday (Aug. 14) in Mansfield with a pair of victories. In their morning match, they notched a 12-7 victory over Summit High School. The Pirates came from behind in their afternoon match, also in Mansfield, to defeat Hereford, 10-9.…

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Lady Pirates win two, drop one on tournament’s first day

August 14, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates, competing Thursday in Pearland on the opening day of the Texas Volleyball Invitational, defeated Hockaday 25-19, 25-14, then topped Alvin Manvel 25-19, 25-17. In their third match of the day, the Lady Pirates lost a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21 decision to Austin Westlake. Tournament play will continue Friday and Saturday.…

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