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It’s SEALS time!

May 27, 2015
It’s SEALS time!

These young members of the Granbury SEALS swim team (from left), Reagan Grant, Brynn Grant, Henry Thomas, and Pierce Thomas, are ready for another summer in the pool. The team held tryouts recently and will begin practices June 1, followed by the first meet June 13 at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center.

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Sports Briefs

May 27, 2015

PITCH, HIT & RUN WINNERS

These youngsters won their respective categories at the recent Boys & Girls Club Pitch, Hit & Run Competition:

Chase Cantrell, All-Around Boys 7-8 champion.

Weston Cantrell, All-Around Boys 9-10 champion.

Caleb Anderson, All-Around Boys 11-12 champion.

Pete Brown, All-Around Boys 13-14 champion.

Kaylin Quicksail, All-Around Girls 7-8 champion.

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Bates recognized for 20 years

May 27, 2015
Bates recognized for 20 years

CEO Jeff Bates of the Hood County Boys and Girls Club was recently recognized for more than 20 years of service. He began his career with Boys and Girls Club in California in 1993, and has worked in four Clubs holding several positions. He plans to continue fulfilling the mission of Boys and Girls Clubs with another 20 years of service.

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Summer Sports Camps

May 27, 2015

Granbury ISD

Baseball

Dates: June 8-11.

Times: 8-10 a.m. for grades K-4, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 5-8.

Location: Tidwell Field.

Contact: Brad Eppler, 817-408-4646 or [email protected]

Softball

Dates: June 8-11.

Times: 8-10 a.m. for grades 3-5, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 6-9, 2-4 p.m. for grades 10-12.

Location: Lady Pirate Softball Field.

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The one who does it all

May 27, 2015

This industry can be difficult at times to keep leagues, and certain sports going.

Teams quit playing because life becomes busy for various reasons, such as work or family. Then it becomes problematic for the players who take a season off who want to continue to play but have no team.

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NCTA awarded prestigious Henderson Cup

May 27, 2015
NCTA awarded prestigious Henderson Cup

Not since 2004 has Happy Hill, er, North Central Texas Academy reigned supreme among all schools in its division.

In everything.

For the first time in 11 years, the school was awarded the prestigious Henderson Cup by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The award is presented to the school that enjoyed the most success in academics, athletics and arts throughout the school year.

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Cornerstone all-star

May 27, 2015
Cornerstone all-star

Kyle Hutto of Cornerstone Christian Academy, shown stealing third base in a recent game, was chosen to play in the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship All-Star Game. He went 1-for-2 batting with a single and a walk, played third base, and pitched one inning in which he retired the side with a strikeout.

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Area athletes among NTHSRA leaders

May 23, 2015

Not only did Lance Smith help Tolar to one of its best baseball seasons ever as a pitcher, he finished among the top performers in his events in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association.

Smith placed fourth in ribbon roping at the NTHSRA’s Board Rodeo to end the season, an event in which the top 15 performers throughout the regular season qualified.

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Tolar track looks to youth and 2016

May 23, 2015
Tolar track looks to youth and 2016

Always one to think ahead, Tolar track coach Gregg Lee couldn’t help but smile when thinking about next season.

“There’s some good kids from this meet who have a good chance to get back here, and there’s more who have a chance to join them,” he said.

“Take our girls. Everybody who went to area and regionals – and state – are back.”

The highlight of the state meet was senior Rodie Brister winning a gold medal in pole vaulting.

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Brister deserved Lady Luck’s grace

May 23, 2015
Brister deserved Lady Luck’s grace

As always, a lot of people were in attendance at the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet last weekend.

Including one in particular, Lady Luck. She, like many, braved the drizzle to see the Class 2A pole vaulting competition.

And, as we have seen many times before, anywhere Lady Luck goes, excitement is sure to follow.

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