Junior golf in Hood County received a ringing endorsement recently.
Mr. Hood County Golf himself, Lelan Chiles, likes the progress of the game among youngsters, particularly the work First Tee is doing.
“That First Tee program is a great thing,” he said. “I help Mark (Hackney, director) out a little bit, and it is really great to see how those kids love it and are learning.”
Chiles also praised the Hood County News/First Tee Junior Golf Tournaments.…
Making a trip to Shawnee, Oklahoma, has become part of the Wallace family calendar.
For a third straight year, recent Tolar High School graduate Hanna Wallace will be competing in the International Finals Youth Rodeo. The event begins tomorrow and runs through July 10.
The IFYR is called the world’s richest youth rodeo.…
Periodic releases of water have an effect on fishing. The change in flows affects the patterns you use and the locations of the fish.
The other sad news is that large releases during the heavy rain periods will release fish downstream as our dam opens under the surface, and those fish in that part of the water column are sent downstream.…
Sunday summer league
Team Bennett 1-0-0
The Beautiful 0-0-1
Pitch, Please! 0-0-0
Recess Rejects 0-0-0
Beautiful 5, Busters 5
Crushers 7, Stunners 3
Team Bennett 5, Schwetty 4
Final regular-season standings
Long Shots 1-4
Alban 73, Spikes 29
Villa 77, Long Shots 29
Lonnie 53, Abrego 51
Abrego 62, Spikes 48
Villa 75, Alban 67
Lonnie 52, Long Shots 37
Lonnie 62, Villa 55
Alban 64, Abrego 61
Long Shots 47, Spikes 44
Villa 70, Spikes 60
Abrego 89, Long Shots 47
Alban 64, Lonnie 56
Abrego 81, Villa 67
Lonnie 86, Spikes 42
Alban 81, Long Shots 53
Villa 83, Long Shots 47
Abrego 81, Spikes 64
Villa 63, Alban 55
Lonnie 69, Abrego 64
Game 7 – Lonnie vs.…
Rachel Torres of Gym Kats improved in all three competitions at the USA Gymnastics Tumbling and Trampoline Level 8-10 Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Torres, 14, finished in the top 20 in all three events at Level 8, topped by finishing 10th in tumbling. She was 16th in trampoline and 18th in double-mini, a routine that involves two miniature trampolines.…
The Granbury Blaze kept their perfect record intact over the weekend, capturing the championship of the PONY (Protect Our Nation’s Youth) regional tournament in Burleson.
The Blaze, in improving to 19-0, defeated the Burleson Commanders 15-4 in the championship game. Ellie Alezander had a double, triple and drove in four runs.…
The Granbury SEALS returned to action this past weekend at the Ridglea Pool Association Swim Meet and returned home with the overall championship.
SEALS female swimmers easily won their portion of the meet, outscoring runner-up Ridglea 633-203. However, Ridglea won the male portion of the competition in a close contest, 399-392.5.…
Who says there’s no trading in high school sports?
While it wasn’t planned as such, that’s what the Granbury school district and the Northwest school district did with softball coaches.
A few weeks ago Mallory Smith left after two seasons as head coach of the Lady Pirates to become an assistant at the new Eaton High School in the NWISD.…
Acton Middle School honored its top athletes from the 2014-15 school year recently.
Among eighth-grade girls, Yari Press was named All-Around Athlete.
Most valuable players in each sport for the girls were presented to:
Eighth grade – Lani Hickey, basketball; Kelby Been, volleyball; Chloe LeFaive, track.
Seventh grade – Jayla Hall, basketball; Payton Bell, volleyball; Brianna Venable, track.…