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Golden alga returns to Lake Granbury

December 20, 2014

Unfortunately, Granbury is experiencing a minor golden alga bloom on several areas of the lake. There have been no dead or dying fish, which is a good thing.

However, if you should see any dead or dying fish, you should report it immediately to the Texas Parks & Wildlife or the Brazos River Authority.

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BASKETBALL

December 20, 2014

BASKETBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A

GIRLS

Team Dist. Season

Cleburne 2-0 8-6

Burleson High 2-0 3-4

Aledo 1-1 6-9

Joshua 1-1 3-6

Crowley 1-1 11-2

B.Centennial 1-1 8-8

Granbury 0-2 5-10

Everman 0-2 4-6

Dec. 16 Results

Crowley 61, Granbury 51; Burleson Centennial 44, Joshua 38; Cleburne 43, Aledo 40; Burleson High 51, Everman 13.

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Undefeated Under-10 Champions

December 20, 2014
Undefeated Under-10 Champions

The River Bandits put together an undefeated season in winning the Granbury City Championship in the 10-under girls softball division for the 2014 fall season. Their season included wins over teams from Aledo, Benbrook and Glen Rose. Team members pictured are (front row, from left) Makenna Carnes, Kennedy Tackett, Mia Fletcher, Cali Crawford, Bailey Stone and (back row) coach Clint Bills, Bentley Tischauser, Abbie Pruett, Ellie Alexander, Samantha Ellenberger and coach Mandy Pruett.

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Lady Pirates drop second district battle

December 20, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates were missing their leading scorer and rebounder Tuesday night for their District 8-5A basketball clash in Crowley.

In the end, they also found themselves missing two points they thought they had in the bank.

Crowley defeated the Lady Pirates, 61-51 – officially. Granbury had scored two more points in the third quarter, and the Lady Pirates at first thought the final score was 61-53.

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NCTA girls fall to large 5A school

December 20, 2014
NCTA girls fall to large 5A school

NCTA girls fall to large 5A school

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers ran into a buzzsaw Monday night in a nondistrict girls basketball contest at home.

Parish Episcopal – a Class 5A private school out of Dallas – rolled to a 69-42 win over the Lady Pioneers.

“This was by far the toughest game we have played,” NCTA girls coach Jodie Stevens said.

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‘Elite’ level Schmelz, others earn THSCA academic all-state honors

December 20, 2014

Granbury High School football player Michael Schmelz was recognized on the Elite academic all-state list compiled by the Texas High School Coaches Association for the 2014-2015 school year.

Cody Retz, another Granbury football player, was named on the first-team academic all-state list, along with Tolar football player Dakota Endsley.

Granbury also placed three football players on the second team academic all-state list.

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Indians beat Hawks

December 20, 2014

Home schoolers from the Abilene area learned something about basketball Tuesday when they traveled to Lipan to take on coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians.

The Lipan boys shot 48 percent from the field in a 54-46 victory over the Abilene Hawks.

The Hawks managed to hit just 28 percent of their shots.

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Three Pirates first-team all-district

December 20, 2014

Three Granbury Pirate football players were chosen as first-team all-District 8-5A for the 2014 season.

The three, all seniors, are inside linebacker Malik Allen, wide receiver Nick Doughty and tight end Thomas Weaver. It marked the second straight season Doughty has been recognized on the first team.

The coaches from the eight schools in the district – Burleson High, Burleson Centennial, Everman, Aledo, Cleburne, Joshua and Crowley, along with Granbury – voted on the all-district teams.

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GHS girls place 9th in Frisco meet

December 20, 2014

Granbury High School’s four girls qualifiers placed ninth out of 36 teams in the final team standings in the Texas Interscholastic Swim Coach Association’s North Texas Class 5A Swim Meet last weekend at the Frisco ISD Natatorium. The GHS boys who competed in the invitation-only competition finished 22nd. Six GHS boys qualified to compete.

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Granbury ties for 5th, Tolar 17th in final rankings

December 20, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates tied for fifth place with three other teams in the final Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 5A volleyball rankings, which were released earlier this week.

Meanwhile, Coach Scotty Miller’s Tolar Lady Rattlers tied at No. 17 with 16 other teams in the TGCA’s final Class 2A rankings.

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