The Granbury Pirates opened District 8-5A tennis play with a statement, winning 17-2 at Burleson recently.
The Pirates, seeking a fifth consecutive trip to the regional tournament, dropped one match in boys singles and one in boys doubles, dominating every other aspect of the contest.
Granbury (5-2 overall) swept all 17 matches it won.…
DECORDOVA BEND LGA PLAYDAY
Gross: Jackie Gattis, 78. Net: Kay Guthrie, 71.First Flight
Gross: Cheryl Marcia, 88. Net: Carol Longard, 73.
Gross: Cyndi Mcartor, 95. Net: Carol McKernon, 78.
Gross: Margaret Crawford, 107. Net: Phyllis Stephenson, 73.
Chip-ins –Cyndi McCarter, No. 4; Leslie Lee, No.…
FIRST TEE HOLDING SIGNUPS
The First Tee youth golf program of Granbury is holding registration for its fall session at Granbury Country Club. The program, for ages 6-18, will meet Monday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. from Sept. 7 through Oct. 26.
Cost is $50 for one child, $75 for two, and maximum of $100 for a family.…
Mekhi Hyman had more rushing yards in a single night than many runners have in a season as the North Central Texas Academy Pioneers won 66-36 Friday in a six-man game at Kopperl.
Hyman rushed for 461 yards and six touchdowns – and he did it on just 16 carries.
“Mekhi is an explosive runner and fun to watch,” said NCTA coach Kirby Rasco.…
The Tolar Lady Rattlers had another volleyball strong tournament showing this weekend, winning five of six games in the Dublin Tournament.
As a result, they brought home a consolation trophy for the second consecutive weekend. They also captured consolation in the Glen Rose Tournament the previous weekend.
The Lady Rattlers, now 12-7, defeated Tuscola Jim Ned for the consolation trophy, 25-20, 27-25.…
Kyler Young said he saw more than six points when Clay Walters crossed the goal line in the fourth quarter of Friday’s 49-7 Granbury home football loss to Azle in the season opener.
“It was more than a touchdown to all of us,” the Pirates’ junior quarterback said. “You’ve got to start somewhere, and hopefully that marked the start of a turnaround for us.”
The Pirates were out of the game by the time Walters scored, down 42-0, but Young believes the momentum with which they finished the game could carry over into this Friday’s contest at Denton.…
EZELL SHINES IN SCRIMMAGE
Former Granbury Lady Pirate Aubrey Ezell had a standout performance in her first match with the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.
In the Garnet and Black Scrimmage, Ezell played for the Garnett Team. She had 40 assists, six kills and 14 digs as the teams played to a 2-2 tie.…
PECAN PLANTATION MGA
1. Everett Berry, Bob Willingham.
1. Don Perry, Cecil Caldwell.
2. Loren Myers, Jimmy Williams.
1. Bobby Fain, Gary Walls.
1. Johnny Hutchinson, Gerald Bearden.
2. Terry Humphreys, Jack Byrd.
1. Larry Dick, Joel Daniel.…
Final regular season standings
Team Bennett 6-0-1
The Beautiful 2-4-1
Pitch, Please! 1-6-0
Recess Rejects 1-6-0
Team Bennett 7, Pitch, Please! 1
Rubber 12, The Beautiful 11
Schwetty 7, Recess Rejects 0
Crushers 10, Stunners 2
Team Bennett 6, Rubber 0
Crushers 2, Schwetty 0
Team Bennett 3, Crushers 2
MONDAY MIXED COMPETITIVE
Foul Play 4-0
Plum Crazy 0-4
Foul Play 7, Plum Crazy 0 (forfeit)
Foul Play 14, Plum Crazy 10
MONDAY MIXED AMERICAN
Pitches Be Crazy 5-2
Home Wreckers 4-3
Down For Whatever 3-4
Bad News Bears 3-4
Leather & Lace 2-5
Hit That 2-5
Bad News Bears 16, Down For Whatever 3
Down For Whatever 10, Hit That 7
Hit that 9, Leather & Lace 4
Home Wreckers 23, Leather & Lace 11
Pitches Be Crazy 12, Jagerbombers 11
Xtreme 19, Pitches Be Crazy 6
Pitches Be Crazy 10, Down For Whatever 7
Pitches Be Crazy 11, Hit That 7
Home Wreckers 11, Jagerbombers 9
Xtreme 18, Bad News Bears 9
Xtreme 11, Home Wreckers 5
MONDAY MIXED NATIONAL
Guns & Glitter 5-1
Bomb Squad 4-2
Pop Outs 4-3
Caught Looking 2-4
Guns & Glitter 13, Thundersticks 12
Pop Outs 8, Busters 7
Bomb Squad 6, Caught Looking 5
Bomb Squad 12, Busters 9
Guns & Glitter 16, Caught Looking 7
Busters 9, Pop Outs 4
Pop Outs 17, Thundersticks 9
WEDNESDAY MEN’S REC
Then & Now 6-0
Demon Sports 3-3
The Handlers 2-4
Angry 15, Strokers 8
Demon Sports 20, Strikers 1
Strokers 12, Fireballs 7
Strikers 17, The Handlers 14
Then & Now 13, The Handlers 9
Then & Now 27, Angry 21
The Handlers 22, Fireballs 19
Demon Sports 13, Fireballs 9
Demon Sports 13, Angry 3
Then & Now 10, Strikers 7
Then & Now 18, Strokers 6
WEDNESDAY MEN’S COMPETITIVE
Triple Crown 3-1
Bomb Squad 1-3
Triple Crown 17, Bomb Squad 14
Bomb Squad 22, Triple Crown 12
Layup City 4-2
Free Agents 1-5
Swish Happens 1-5
at Decker Gym
First round, Sept.…
Pecan Plantation 4.0 men’s spring tennis team qualified for the playoffs, took second place at sectionals, and went to Conroe to play in “Little State” playoffs. Pictured are (front row, from left) Ross Bickham, Mark Jester, Harold Brown, (back row) Kevin Hutto, Todd Klein, Wade Glandon (captain), Hal Spottswood, and Curt Webb.…