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McDuff narrowly misses state berth again

April 18, 2015
McDuff narrowly misses state berth again

Davis McDuff carried the Granbury Pirates golf banner into the regional tournament, and he came close to carrying it on to state.

McDuff shot 154 (76-78) over two days on the Rawls Golf Course at Texas Tech in Lubbock. He finished three strokes back of the third and final qualifying spot for the State Tournament in Austin May 27-28.

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GHS qualifies seven for regionals

April 18, 2015

Led dy Tiffany Henney, seven members of the Granbury track team advanced to area from the District 8-5A Meet Wednesday and Thursday in Burleson.

Henny was second in the 800-meter run and fourth in the triple jump.

Two high jumpers qualified. Gabbie Nunn took third and Jettin Murphy was fourth. Addison Winn (discus) and Rachael Perriello (800) round out the entries.

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Hood B&G Club hosting Pitch, Hit & Run

April 18, 2015

While they might not be much help to the Texas Rangers now, who knows what the future might hold for some youngsters who can display their skills in the next couple of weeks?

The Boys & Girls Club of Hood County will host two Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competitions.

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Soccer athletes honored

April 18, 2015

Fifteen Granbury Pirates were selected All-District 8-5A, including juniors Hunter McKenna as the Co-Defensive Most Valuable Player and Josiah Hall as Goalkeeper of the Year. Freshman Zach Moore was named Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

The trio paced a Granbury defense that surrendered just 15 goals as the Pirates (12-4-2, 9-3-2 in district) reached the second round of the playoffs.

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Off to LeTourneau

April 18, 2015
Off to LeTourneau

Mitchell May has signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball at LeTourneau University in Longview next season. The Granbury High senior helped the Pirates to the Class 5A basketball playoffs in February and their first 20-win season since 1994, even spending part of the season among the state rankings. He was the District 8-5A Defensive MVP this season and was named academic all-by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Pirates move into tie for 2nd

April 18, 2015

When the Granbury Pirates played Everman a few weeks ago, they escaped with a 1-0 victory at home.

Wednesday, however, there was no doubt about the outcome as the Pirates won 10-0 in Everman.

The victory, coupled with Burleson Centennial’s 5-0 upset of defending state champion Aledo, moved the Pirates (12-4-2 overall, 7-2 in District 8-5A) into a tie for second in district with the Bearcats.

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Joshua blanks Granbury, 6-0

April 18, 2015

Joshua pulled away late to post a 6-0 victory against the Granbury Lady Pirates in a District 8-5A softball game Wednesday at GHS Field.

Only two of the runs surrendered by Granbury pitcher Destini Lopez were earned. She walked none and struck out four.

Lopez also led the Lady Pirates (3-13 overall, 3-8 in district) with two hits.

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Everman stuns GHS

April 11, 2015

Less than a week after pulling off a big surprise in District 8-5A softball, the Granbury Lady Pirates suffered a surprise of their own Tuesday night in Everman.

The Lady Bulldogs, last in district, upset the Lady Pirates 6-3. It came on the heels of Granbury’s 1-0 nine-inning home victory over playoff-contender Burleson the previous Friday.

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Granbury boys third in 8-5A golf; McDuff advances

April 11, 2015

Take three of the best golf teams in Texas a year ago with almost every player back on each team, put them in the same district this season, and someone’s bound to get their heart broken.

That happened to be the Granbury Pirates, who finished third in the District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley’s Apache Links Course in Glen Rose Tuesday and Wednesday.

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G’bury girls’ rally falls shot shy

April 11, 2015

Sinking one more chip shot, one more long putt, that’s how close the Granbury Lady Pirates came to qualifying for regionals out of the District 8-5A Girls Golf Tournament.

Instead, their furious rally on the second day Wednesday left them a single stroke short of advancing to next week’s Region I Tournament in Lubbock.

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