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Pioneers start district with win

January 14, 2015

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers cruised past Wichita Christian, 70-50, Friday night in Wichita Falls.

It was the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools district opener for the teams, and marked the return to action for the Pioneers after their lengthy holiday break.

Marko Vulovic and Swan Ayada scored 25 points each for NCTA.

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CCA boys rip Weatherford, 107-35

January 14, 2015

The Cornerstone Christian Academy boys overwhelmed Weatherford Christian Academy Friday in their Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship basketball district opener at home, 107-35.

Daniel Martinez led the way offensively for the Crusaders, with 25 points.

Teammates Blaze Lehrman and Jake Yackle scored 23 and 20 points, respectively, for Cornerstone, which improved to 10-6 on the season.

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Pirates roll past Jackets

January 14, 2015
Pirates roll past Jackets

Granbury boys basketball coach David Breazeale wanted to send his players a message after Tuesday’s 10-point loss to Everman.

Apparently, the Pirates received it and took note.

Granbury picked up its field goal shooting and held Cleburne to single-digit scoring in the second and third quarters Friday in a 59-37 District 8-5A triumph in the GHS James Wann Sports Center.

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Cleburne defeats Lady Pirates

January 14, 2015

Cleburne’s sharp shooting and Granbury’s plentiful turnovers translated into a 62-53 District 8-5A basketball loss for the Lady Pirates Friday night in the James Wann Sports Center at GHS.

The Lady Pirates went almost a quarter and a half with just one field goal to open the game. Meanwhile, the Lady Jackets poured in 8 shots from 3-point range on the night.

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GHS track position filled; assistant Overstreet resigns

January 14, 2015

Granbury High School replaced one assistant football coach last week, but lost another.

Kevin Wilson began his duties last week with the school, where he will be the boys head track and field coach as well as an assistant on coach Scotty Pugh’s football staff. His selection was approved by the GISD school board in December.

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NCTA girls dominate road game

January 14, 2015

The state-ranked North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers were just back from a lengthy holiday when they took on Wichita Christian on the road Friday night in Wichita Falls, but the result was an overwhelming win.

The Lady Pioneers rolled over Wichita Christian, 38-4, in their Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools district basketball opener.

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Lady Pirates ‘kayo’ Everman

January 10, 2015
Lady Pirates ‘kayo’ Everman

Caroline Forrest bombed home a career-high 26 points, making 3 of 4 baskets from 3-point range, to help power Granbury’s Lady Pirates to a 59-32 girls basketball victory over Everman Tuesday night in the GHS James Wann Sports Center.

It was the first District 8-5A victory this season for coach Steve Schmidt’s Lady Pirates (1-3, 9-12 overall).

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Pirates defeated by Everman, 48-38

January 10, 2015
Pirates defeated by Everman, 48-38

The Granbury Pirates suffered through a span of more than 11-1/2 minutes in the second half without sinking a shot from the field Tuesday night in a 48-38 District 8-5A boys basketball loss to Everman in the James Wann Sports Center.

It was the first district setback for Coach David Breazeale’s Pirates (1-1, 14-3 overall).

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Pirates eye postseason

January 7, 2015

The boys soccer team at Granbury High has a strong work ethic and enough talent that has coach Doug Kissinger thinking about playoff possibilities.

“I would definitely think we should be in the top two (in District 8-5A), if not the top three,” Kissinger said of the outlook, with the top four teams qualifying for postseason play.

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Lady Pirates counting on speed

January 7, 2015

The 2015 version of the Granbury Lady Pirate soccer team is young – but swift and willing to hustle.

Coach David Winkleman is counting on those characteristics to help them improve on last season and have a shot at reaching the playoffs.

After having two scrimmages, the Lady Pirates are scheduled to open their season in the West Texas Shootout in Abilene, Thursday through Saturday.

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