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Another close call for Pirates as wild finish looms

April 25, 2015
Another close call for Pirates as wild finish looms

And, just like that, the Granbury Pirates find themselves again in a tie for second place in District 8-5A baseball.

Well, not exactly just like that. Actually, it took a lot of work, but they escaped with a 6-5 win over upset-minded Joshua Tuesday night at Tidwell Field and, voila, they are tied with Aledo and Burleson Centennial.

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Granbury tennis set to return much talent

April 25, 2015
Granbury tennis set to return much talent

New coach, same tradition.

The Granbury High tennis team has wrapped up its first full year with new coach Tyson Stewart. As has become the norm at GHS, they enjoyed great success in both the fall and spring.

In fall team tennis, the Pirates advanced to the Class 5A Region I Tournament before being eliminated by eventual state champion Grapevine.

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GHS quintet advances to Lubbock

April 25, 2015

A Granbury quintet will be among those competing in the Class 5A Region I Track Meet in Lubbock after they advanced from the Area 7/8-5A Meet in Joshua Wednesday and Thursday.

Gabbie Nunn led the contingent, taking first in the girls high jump with a 5-0 effort. Jettin Murphy will join her in the event after taking third with a 4-8.

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Headed to UCO

April 25, 2015
Headed to UCO

Breanna Crain (seated center) of the Granbury Lady Pirates has signed a letter-of-intent to play volleyball next season at the University of Central Oklahoma. Crain, a three-year varsity player, led the Lady Pirates in digs this season with 834, helping the Lady Pirates reach the Class 5A Region I final the past two seasons.

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Off to the Crescent City

April 25, 2015
Off to the Crescent City

Madison Miller (seated center) signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of New Orleans next season. Miller helped GHS reach the 5A Region I final the past two seasons. Also pictured are her parents Stacy and Neil Miller, (standing, from left) Granbury assistant A.J. Watlington, head coach Tammy Clark, and assistant Mallory Smith.

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GHS drops home final

April 25, 2015
GHS drops home final

The Granbury Lady Pirates played their final home softball game of the season Tuesday. They dropped a 13-0 decision to Aledo, being no-hit by Ladycats pitcher Ashton Adkins.

The Lady Pirates’ lone baserunner was Jessi Sanders, who reached on an error. The game was called after five innings.

The Lady Pirates (3-15, 3-10 in District 8-5A) were scheduled to finish the season last night at Crowley.

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Late collapse costs Pirates share of league lead

April 22, 2015

The Granbury Pirates were ready to grab a share of the District 8-5A baseball lead Monday at rival Cleburne.

Then came the bottom of the fifth inning.

The Yellowjackets, No. 8 in the state, scored seven runs to erase a deficit en route to a 10-3 victory.

The Pirates had taken a 2-1 lead with a pair of runs in the top of the fifth.

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County track athletes bidding for regionals

April 22, 2015

Nearly 50 athletes from Hood County will be looking to take the next step toward a berth in the State Track Meet when they compete in their respective area meets this week.

The list includes 32 from Tolar (16 boys, 16 girls), eight from Lipan (5 boys, 3 girls) and seven from Granbury (5 girls, 2 boys).

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Late friend always with GHS golfer

April 22, 2015
Late friend always with GHS golfer

Davis McDuff ambles to his golf bag, preparing to pull a club for his next shot.

This time, however, it takes him a little bit longer to choose which club. In fact, he’s not even looking at them as he stares off into the clouds.

His mind has taken a turn from the task at hand.

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GHS quintet seeking state tennis berths

April 18, 2015
GHS quintet seeking state tennis berths

Once again the Granbury High tennis program is well-represented in regional competition.

Five members of the GHS squad will compete starting Monday at the McLeod Tennis Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

The top two finishers in each event will move on to play in the 5A State Tournament May 12-13 at Texas A&M University in College Station.

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