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Lipan boys defeat Tolar

November 22, 2014

The Lipan Indians posted a 49-40 victory over the Tolar Rattlers as both teams opened their 2014-2015 basketball seasons on Tuesday night at Tolar High School’s Rattler Gym.

Neither squad was at full strength, but Tolar is missing several players who are still participating with the Rattlers in the football playoffs.

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NCTA girls move to 4-0

November 22, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers remained unbeaten with a 54-31 basketball victory over Maypearl Tuesday night at home.

NCTA (4-0) picked up 26 points from Esther Udonsi. Teammate Gabriela Bianchi added 14 while Korede Ahmedu scored 8.

The next game for coach Jodie Stevens’ Lady Pioneers is set for Tuesday, Dec.

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Sports Briefs

November 22, 2014

SCHOLARSHIP IN BERRY’S NAME HAVING FUNDRAISER

An event Monday, Nov. 24, at Oeste Ranch Golf Course in Weatherford will benefit the newly created Briggs Berry Heart of a Lion Scholarship, according to organizers.

Briggs Berry, who was a popular and outstanding senior golfer for Granbury High School, died on Sept. 13 after battling a lengthy illness.

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Scoreboard

November 22, 2014

GOLF

Nutracker LGA Playday

9-Hole Winners

Gross – 1. Doreen Wagner; 2. Nancy Hill.

Net – 1. Sherry Tidlund; 2. Donna Aust.

Chip-ins – Sue Heitschmidt, Betty Stalling, Anne Peal.

Putts – 1. Paula Marker; 2. (tie) Rita Murphy, Bev Carrea.

Nutcracker MGA Four Man Scramble

Gross and Net

Gross – 1.

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Prepare for cold – or regret it

November 22, 2014

If you are planning on doing some fishing this winter, be prepared. We are due for a cold winter, and many think this season will be the one.

Stay off the big water with those high north winds and bring a Thermos with a warm beverage. Don’t forget hand warmers as they are fairly inexpensive.

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GHS girls win in coach’s debut

November 22, 2014
GHS girls win in coach’s debut

The debut of the new basketball coach of the Granbury Lady Pirates was a successful one.

Granbury stepped up its game in the second half Tuesday night in the James Wann Sports Center after trailing by a point at intermission to take a 55-43 victory over Saginaw in the season debut for the Lady Pirates.

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Pee Wee champions

November 22, 2014
Pee Wee champions

A Granbury team won the first Northwest Texas Youth Football Association Pee Wee Flag Football Super Bowl, Nov. 1 in Azle. The team of 5- and 6-year-olds, was undefeated (9-0), including a win over Lake Worth for the title. Members of the Granbury team are (from left) Landyn Krueger, Kylan Loving, Ryder Papasan, Sutton Medlin, Hunter Rodgers, Greyson Oppermann, Devin McKinney, Eli Johnson, Logan McKinney and Briton Rice along with (back row, from left) assistant Landon Morris, head coach Darren Rice and assistant Justin Root.

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Pirates open with wide margin

November 22, 2014

Coach David Breazeale’s Granbury Pirates opened their basketball season on the road Tuesday in Azle, but they hit their stride early in a 62-40 victory over the Azle Hornets.

Coach Eddy Prather’s Hornets, meanwhile, were shorthanded on their varsity roster because the school’s football team is still alive in the playoffs.

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Offensive coordinator, track coach resigns

November 22, 2014
Offensive coordinator, track coach resigns

Scott

The offensive coordinator for the Granbury Pirate football team – who’s also the boys head track coach – has resigned to take a job with a private business.

Jodie Scott had been on the football coaching staff of head coach Scotty Pugh since they both arrived in 2008. Scott was hired in March of that year, according to Granbury Director of Athletics Dwight Butler.

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Cross-country awards

November 22, 2014
Cross-country awards

Members of the Granbury girls and boys cross-country teams who received awards for their fall season included (from left) Dylan Goosen (boys MVP), Lauren Hammonds (girls MVP), Nick Sandelin (boys Newcomer of the Year), Tiffany Henney (girls Fighting Heart Award), Beanne Irish (girls Newcomer of the Year), Sean Keys (boys JV Most Improved), Abbey Higginbotham (girls JV Most Improved), Norma Luna (girls Teammate Award), Casey Wells (boys

Teammate Award) and Kaylee Keating (girls varsity Most Improved).

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