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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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GHS freshman pitcher dominant in key wins

April 9, 2014
GHS freshman pitcher dominant in key wins

Living up to her name, Granbury Lady Pirate softball pitcher Kristen was, well, right on the money this past weekend.

Money, a freshman, was nothing short of dominant as the Lady Pirates defeated visiting Arlington Heights 11-0 at home Friday and won 16-0 at O.D. Wyatt Saturday.

In the win over Heights, Money pitched a one-hitter. The game was called after five innings because of the University Interscholastic League’s mercy rule that states if a team is ahead by 10 or more runs after innings, the game is over.Read the rest

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Pirates, Hickey chasing 7-4A title

April 9, 2014
Pirates, Hickey chasing 7-4A title

The formula has worked for ages.

Give a team a star player and a cast of good, solid teammates and championships are there for the taking.

Such is the case with the Granbury Pirates baseball team this season.

Entering last night’s game at O.D. Wyatt in Fort Worth, the Pirates (13-7 overall, 7-1) were tied for first place in District 7-4A with Arlington Heights (11-7, 7-1).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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