Pool A – Granbury, North Dallas, Nolan Catholic, Trophy Club Nelson
North Dallas vs. Granbury, 11 a.m., James Wann Sports Center
Nelson vs. North Dallas, 3:30 p.m., James Wann
Nolan Catholic vs. Granbury, 8 p.m., James Wann
Nolan vs. Nelson, 2 p.m., James Wann
North Dallas vs. Nolan, 6:30 p.m., Pirate Gym
Nelson vs. Granbury, 8 p.m. James Wann
Pool B – All Saints, Everman, Brewer, Mansfield Lake Ridge
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The season didn’t end in the way they wanted, but the 2013 Granbury Pirates football team still generated more excitement than any team in nearly five decades.
They started 8-0 and won nine games for the first time since 1967.
And while they dropped two of their final three to finish 9-2, losing 72-6 to mighty Aledo and 56-21 to Waco in bidistrict, the Pirate faithful have reason to be optimistic about the playoff streak continuing next season.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates began District 7-4A basketball with a 72-19 thumping of South Hills in Fort Worth Tuesday, but the victory may have come at a price.
Freshman post Amber Strange injured her ankle in the third quarter and left the game. She was on crutches at the end of the night and her situation was still being diagnosed as the Lady Pirates prepared to begin play in the Cowtown Classic this weekend.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates are 1-3 this basketball season, but are just a few points away from being 4-0.
The latest close loss was 64-62 at home Tuesday to Kennedale, the No. 5 team in the state in Class 3A and a perennial power.
“They (Kennedale) played good, but we played our brains out, as coach Breazeale likes to say,” said guard Clay Brawner, who scored 25 points with nine rebounds, seven assists and four steals.… Read the rest
Quarterback Ryan Suitt passing to wide receiver Nick Doughty for a long gain became a common sight for Granbury Pirate football fans over the past couple of seasons.
Long before that, the duo were making big plays together on the field for Acton Middle School.
But the tandem may have connected for their final pass together as members of the Granbury Pirates.… Read the rest
Eleven years ago Tammy Clark was a new head volleyball coach with a struggling Granbury High program.
The once-proud program that had advanced to the playoffs numerous times had fallen on hard times. They hadn’t been to the postseason since 1996, and by 2003 – her first year – they were battling to win just six matches while losing 20.
But Clark was determined to make the program the best it had been.… Read the rest
If Amber Strange is doing this just two games into her freshman season of high school basketball, what lies ahead?
The 5-foot-11 Granbury post scored 17 points and pulled down 15 rebounds Tuesday in a 64-24 rout of Nolan Catholic at the James Wann Sports Center.
“I’m trying to get back in basketball mode,” said Strange, who was also a big part of the best volleyball season GHS has enjoyed.… Read the rest
Clay Brawner was clutch Tuesday night in Abilene.
Unfortunately, for the Pirates, they couldn’t capitalize on his late-game heroics and fell to Abilene Cooper 57-56 in their basketball matchup.
Brawner was fouled while attempting a game-tying 3-point shot with less than 25 seconds remaining. He stepped to the line and calmly sank all three free throws to tie the game at 56.… Read the rest