Dillon Graham in the high jump and Tiffany Henney in the triple jump highlighted the Granbury Pirates and Lady Pirates in the recent Ben Davis Relays at Brewer High School, followed by strong showings at their own Johnny Perkins Relays.
Graham cleared 6 feet to take second in the high jump at Brewer, and won the high jump on his own track, clearing 6-2.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates got a look at the course on which the Class 4A Region I Tournament will be played in the coming weeks when they placed 12th in the Regional Preview on Abilene’s Diamondback.
The Pirates posted a team total of 719, opening with 382 and finishing with a 337. … Read the rest
One has to go back quite some time to find a season in which neither the Granbury Pirates nor Lady Pirates made the soccer playoffs.
However, as the regular season winds down with only two games left (including last night), both the GHS boys and girls are in need of a late surge.
The Pirates entered last night on the heels of a 1-1 tie with district runner-up Stephenville on the road.… Read the rest
GHS blanks Scorpionsto open league play
The GranburyPirates began District 7-4A baseball with a convincing 7-0 victory at South Hills behind the dominant pitching of Nathan Hickey Tuesday.
Hickey (2-0) struck out 13 and walked one in pitching a three-hitter. Of his 93 pitches, 67 were for strikes, and he threw a first-pitch strike to 20 of the 24 batters he faced.… Read the rest
Hard to beat a team when they score at 22 runs a clip.
That’s what the Granbury Lady Pirates softball team is doing through two District 7-4A contests. They have outscored their two league foes 44-4, including Tuesday’s 22-1 thumping of visiting O.D. Wyatt.
“I think the girls are just finding their groove,” said first-year Granbury head coach Mallory Smith, whose team improved to 6-3 overall.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates’ 4-0 loss to Kennedale this past Friday has left them scrambling for a spot in the postseason with just three games remaining in the District 15-4A soccer race.
The Lady Pirates (8-9 overall) fell to 3-4 in district. They are tied with Cleburne (2-3-2 in district) for fourth place, each with six standings points. Teams get two points for a victory and one for a tie.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates rebounded from an early 18-4 loss to Joshua to win three straight games in their own tournament before falling 5-3 to Nolan Catholic.
The Lady Pirates (5-3) opened the tournament with an 8-6 win over Clifton. In the three-game winning streak they defeated Glen Rose 9-4, Comanche 6-3, and Midland Greenwood 13-6.
The Lady Pirates finished fourth overall.… Read the rest