In helping the Granbury Lady Pirates softball team return to the playoffs, senior Kelsey Clarke was honored by District 7-4A coaches for her play on the field.
She was also one of the smartest players in district – and the entire state.
Clarke was recently named academic all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. This came on the heels of earning academic all-district.… Read the rest
Continuing what has been a strong summer for their 7-on-7 football program, the Granbury Pirates made short work of three opponents in the Stephenville Touornament Saturday.
The Pirates averaged nearly 50 points per game in blasting Little River Academy 48-20, Clyde 45-19, and Whitney 54-13.
“The cool thing is we had 15 kids today, a lot of guys showed up,” said Granbury 7-on-7 coach Dirk Suitt.… Read the rest
In recent seasons the Granbury Pirate football program has become a regular in the postseason.
Players such as Caleb Bendewald are the major reason.
Bendewald, a recent GHS graduate, has one more game to play representing the Pirates. He has been chosen to play in Saturday’s North American All-Star’s North Texas East/West Classic. … Read the rest
Dirk Suitt is remembered as a heck of a quarterback when he played for Granbury High a little more than 25 years ago.
His son, Ryan, currently the quarterback of the Pirates, is following in his footsteps. He led Granbury to its best season since 1998 as a sophomore. … Read the rest
Mike Pinkerton spent the past seven seasons coaching alongside Leta Andrews.
Now he’ll be coaching against her.
Pinkerton has taken the basketball head coaching job of the Aledo Ladycats. He had served as an assistant to Granbury Lady Pirate coach Andrews since 2006 and was also the head girls track coach. … Read the rest