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Pirates wrap up 2 seed

March 25, 2015

It took a little extra work but the Granbury Pirates secured the No. 2 seed from District 8-5A for the upcoming soccer playoffs with a shootout victory at Crowley Friday night.

Granbury (11-3-2, 9-3-2 in district) will face Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt (12-4-2) in bidistrict Thursday at 6 p.m. at Farrington Field in Fort Worth.

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Granbury 2-0 in district after edging upstart Everman

March 25, 2015

Chandler Roop was ready to go out and pitch an eighth inning, if needed.

Landon Weatherly erased the necessity with a bases-loaded walkoff single that lifted the Granbury Pirates (6-2-2, 2-0 in District 8-5A) to a 1-0 victory against Everman (1-9, 0-2) Monday at Tidwell Field.

Roop and Everman pitcher Brandon Perez were locked in a scoreless duel through six innings.

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GHS bops Burleson in 8-5A opener

March 21, 2015
GHS bops Burleson in 8-5A opener

Any coach will tell you it’s better to win ugly than to not win at all.

And while the Granbury Pirates committed three errors in the field Tuesday at Burleson, they outhit the Elks and – most important – outscored them 10-3 in the District 8-5A baseball opener for both teams.

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G’bury swimmers all-state

March 21, 2015
G’bury swimmers all-state

Four Granbury High School swimmers have received All-State recognition from the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.

Sophomore Kaylee Brawner was named to the second team for her 50-yard Freestyle and 100-yard Freestyle finishes at the UIL Swimming and Diving State Meet on Feb. 20-21 at the University of Texas in Austin.

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Pirates win tournament at Texas Star

March 21, 2015

Imagine how good the Granbury Pirates golf team might be if they could have practiced a little more in recent weeks.

Despite two snow/ice storms and lots of rain over a three-week span, the Pirates bested the field in a tournament at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless Tuesday.

Granbury I shot a 321, topping runner-up Trinity Valley by six shots and third-place Arlington Martin Black by 21.

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Playoff-bound

March 21, 2015
Playoff-bound

Bryce Gentry (left) and the Granbury Pirates are headed to the Class 5A soccer playoffs. A win last night in Crowley would leave the Pirates with no worse than a runner-up finish in District 8-5A. A loss would leave them in third place. The Pirates will play Fort Worth Trimble Tech, Fort Worth South Hills, or Fort Worth Wyatt in bidistrict late next week.

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Rival Cleburne roars back to down Lady Pirates

March 21, 2015

A few days after celebrating their first victory of the season, the Granbury Lady Pirates dropped a 17-5 home softball contest to rival Cleburne Tuesday.

The loss left the Lady Pirates (1-7 overall) with a 1-2 record in District 8-5A. They are tied with Cleburne and Crowley for fifth place in the league.

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Pirates, Lady Pirates split home finales

March 21, 2015
Pirates, Lady Pirates split home finales

One down, two to go for the District 8-5A soccer championship for the Granbury Pirates.

The Pirates’ 4-2 win over Aledo, combined with Cleburne’s upset loss to Burleson Centennial, means Granbury can do no worse than third in the final standings.

A win last night in the regular-season finale in Crowley would assure them of no worse than second.

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May, Kirchner lead five Pirates on All-8-5A Team

March 18, 2015

After posting the most victories in two decades, the Granbury Pirates placed five players on the All-District 8-5A Basketball Team selected by the league’s coaches.

Coach David Breazeale’s team finished 20-9 and advanced to the bidistrict playoffs. It’s the most wins since the 1994 squad finished 25-9.

The Pirates received two superlative awards.

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Pirates finally get to play

March 18, 2015

The Granbury Pirates finally got to play a baseball game – two in fact – Tuesday.

The Pirates, in a last-minute decision, hosted Birdville in a pair of games at Tidwell Field. The Hawks won the first game 11-5 and Granbury took the second 7-5.

Both teams have had trouble playing games because of the two snow storms that hit the area, followed by rain earlier in the week.

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