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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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Lady Pirates thump Lake Ridge in volleyball opener

August 12, 2014

Coach Tammy Clark’s Granbury Lady Pirates opened their volleyball season Tuesday night with a victory on the road over Mansfield Lake Ridge. The Lady Pirates, who rank No. 4 in the state in the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 5A preseason poll, posted a 25-17, 25-16, 25-16 victory. Granbury’s junior varsity lost to Lake Ridge, 25-12, 25-19.…

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GHS tennis team to open season Thursday

August 12, 2014

Granbury High School’s 2014-2015 tennis squad will open the Team Tennis fall schedule at 8 a.m. Thursday at Mansfield Summit High School. Then, at 1 p.m. at Mansfield High School, the Pirates will take on Hereford. The first match of the GHS season had been scheduled for today (Aug. 14), but Alvarado canceled.…

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Lady Pirates No. 4 in TGCA preseason poll

August 11, 2014

Granbury is ranked fourth in the state in the 2014 Texas Girls Coaches Association’s preseason Class 5A volleyball poll. The Lady Pirates, who also were ranked as high as No. 4 last season, reached the regional championship game before falling to eventual state champion Amarillo High. They finished with an all-time best GHS volleyball record of 41-6.…

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Lady Pirates see road action in scrimmages

August 9, 2014

Granbury High School’s volleyball squad got its first taste of competition Friday and Saturday, at Haltom City and at Trinity in timed scrimmages with no scores kept. They played for an hour and a half against Haltom. On Saturday they took on South Grand Prairie, Burleson Centennial and Trinity. “It was a great opportunity for me to see different people and try some different lineups,” GHS head coach Tammy Clark said.…

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Pirates close first week of football with intrasquad scrimmage

August 9, 2014

The Granbury Pirates finished up their first week of preseason football practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday morning at Pirate Stadium. The defensive units dominated overall, picking off several passes and recovering a fumble. GHS head coach Scotty Pugh said that the first and second teams ran about 16 plays each, and the third team ran about eight plays in the scrimmage, which included some down-and-distance snaps and lasted a little over an hour in all.…

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HCN Junior Golf Tournament event Wednesday

August 7, 2014

Entries can still be submitted for the final Hood County News Junior Golf Tournament Series event of the summer for golfers under age 18, which will be Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Granbury Country Club, 1611 Rockview Dr., in Granbury. There is no entry fee for Hood County residents. Out-of-county golfers pay a $10 fee.…

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