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Lady Pirates win key standings game

April 16, 2014
Lady Pirates win key standings game

This time the Lady Pirates had the most hits AND the most runs against South Hills.

Behind the four-hit pitching of Destini Lopez, the Lady Pirates defeated the Lady Scorpions 5-2 Friday at the Granbury field.

Granbury, meanwhile, collected eight hits.

When the teams met earlier in the district’s first round, Granbury outhit South Hills 6-1. However, the Lady Pirates lost the game 2-1.Read the rest

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Pirates stay in front

April 16, 2014

The Granbury Pirates remained tied with Arlington Heights atop the District 7-4A baseball standings with a 10-0 whitewashing of Western Hills Friday.

Granbury pitchers Landon Weatherly and Payton Rhodes combined to pitch a two-hitter. Weatherly struck out seven over three and a third innings.

It’s only the second time in 10 district games that the Pirates (15-7, 9-1 in District 7-4A) have not had a pitcher throw a complete game.Read the rest

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Lady Pirate earns regionals

April 12, 2014
Lady Pirate earns regionals

Chelsea Judge’s Granbury High golf career will continue for a little longer.

Judge, a senior, has qualified for Wednesday and Thursday’s Class 4A Region I Tournament in Abilene. It is her second consecutive year to qualify individually, along with leading the team to regionals in 2012.

She advanced this year by shooting a two-day total of 187 at the District 7-4A Tournament this past Tuesday and Wednesday at Pecan Valley.Read the rest

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Hickey perfection in rout of Wyatt

April 12, 2014

Granbury pitcher Nathan Hickey has been close to perfect this baseball season.

Tuesday night in Fort Worth he was.

Hickey pitched a five-inning perfect game in a 16-0 victory at O.D. Wyatt. He struck out 13 Chaparrals in the process.

The game was called early because of the University Interscholastic League mercy rule.

Hickey was nothing short of dominant. Of his 63 pitches, 45 were strikes.Read the rest

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Jumping into area

April 12, 2014
Jumping into area

Sarah Sledge of the Granbury Lady Pirates won a gold medal in the high jump to qualify for next week’s Area 7/8-4A Track Meet in Fort Worth. Sledge edged teammate Jettin Murphy, who finished second and also qualified. The top four finishers at each event in the area meet will move on to regional competition in Abilene April 25-26.Read the rest

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GHS pitchers combine for no-hitter in win at Tech

April 12, 2014

Pitchers Destini Lopez and Kristen Money combined to pitch a no-hitter, and the Granbury Lady Pirates had little trouble winning 11-0 at Trimble Tech Tuesday.

The victory improved the Lady Pirates (14-5 overall) to 9-2 in District 7-4A softball. More important, it moved them back into a tie with South Hills (17-6, 9-2) for second place in district, two games behind Aledo.Read the rest

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Granbury qualifies seven to tennis regionals

April 12, 2014
Granbury qualifies seven to tennis regionals

Unless they start allowing seventh and eighth graders to compete at the high school level, Kate Bramlett’s record cannot be broken.

Bramlett won her fourth District 7-4A tennis championship in four years of varsity play Tuesday when she and partner Elizabeth Morton captured the girls doubles title at Aledo High.

It’s the second straight season in which Bramlett and Morton have teamed to take the title.Read the rest

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Dozen from GHS advance

April 12, 2014

Led by Sarah Sledge’s gold medal performance in the high jump, the Granbury track team qualified 12 for area from the District 7-4A Meet Wednesday and Thursday in Aledo.

Nine Lady Pirates and three Pirates will compete in the 7/8-4A Area Meet Wednesday and Thursday at Clark Stadium in Fort Worth. It will feature the top four finishers in each event from District 7-4A and 8-4A.Read the rest

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Prepping for district

April 9, 2014
Prepping for district

Cadence Chiappe of the Granbury High School tennis team goes through drills at a recent practice. The team was competing in the District 7-4A Tennis Tournament at TCU at press time. The top two finishers in each event will advance to the 4A Region I Tournament in Abilene April 14-15.Read the rest

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Lady Pirate basketball awards

April 9, 2014
Lady Pirate basketball awards

These members of the Granbury Lady Pirates received the top team awards at the team’s recent banquet. (From left) Bryce Frank was named Offensive MVP and was also the team’s rebound leader, Morgan was chosen overall team MVP, Whitley Tipton received the Fighting Heart, and Caroline Forrest was selected Defensive MVP. The Lady Pirates advanced to the second round of the playoffs before losing 40-39 to Wichita Falls Rider.Read the rest

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