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G’bury swimmers all-state

March 21, 2015
G’bury swimmers all-state

Four Granbury High School swimmers have received All-State recognition from the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.

Sophomore Kaylee Brawner was named to the second team for her 50-yard Freestyle and 100-yard Freestyle finishes at the UIL Swimming and Diving State Meet on Feb. 20-21 at the University of Texas in Austin.

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Pirates win tournament at Texas Star

March 21, 2015

Imagine how good the Granbury Pirates golf team might be if they could have practiced a little more in recent weeks.

Despite two snow/ice storms and lots of rain over a three-week span, the Pirates bested the field in a tournament at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless Tuesday.

Granbury I shot a 321, topping runner-up Trinity Valley by six shots and third-place Arlington Martin Black by 21.

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Playoff-bound

March 21, 2015
Playoff-bound

Bryce Gentry (left) and the Granbury Pirates are headed to the Class 5A soccer playoffs. A win last night in Crowley would leave the Pirates with no worse than a runner-up finish in District 8-5A. A loss would leave them in third place. The Pirates will play Fort Worth Trimble Tech, Fort Worth South Hills, or Fort Worth Wyatt in bidistrict late next week.

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Rival Cleburne roars back to down Lady Pirates

March 21, 2015

A few days after celebrating their first victory of the season, the Granbury Lady Pirates dropped a 17-5 home softball contest to rival Cleburne Tuesday.

The loss left the Lady Pirates (1-7 overall) with a 1-2 record in District 8-5A. They are tied with Cleburne and Crowley for fifth place in the league.

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Pirates finally get to play

March 18, 2015

The Granbury Pirates finally got to play a baseball game – two in fact – Tuesday.

The Pirates, in a last-minute decision, hosted Birdville in a pair of games at Tidwell Field. The Hawks won the first game 11-5 and Granbury took the second 7-5.

Both teams have had trouble playing games because of the two snow storms that hit the area, followed by rain earlier in the week.

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Pirates in running for 8-5A crown

March 18, 2015

The Granbury Pirates know they are going to the soccer playoffs.

What else is new?

Where they will finish in the District 8-5A standings, however, that’s another matter entirely.

Currently, the Pirates (10-3-1, 8-3-1 in district) are second in the league with 26 standings points. They trail league-leading Everman by two points, while Cleburne and Crowley each have 25 points.

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Lady Pirates come home for first win

March 18, 2015
Lady Pirates come home for first win

There’s no place like home.

Playing their first home game of the softball season, the Granbury Lady Pirates defeated Everman 10-4 Friday.

The win also evened their District 8-5A record at 1-1 for the Lady Pirates (1-6 overall).

The Lady Pirates began the season playing in the prestigious Hudson Tournament, where they dropped five games against some of the state’s toughest competition.

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Nice job bro

March 18, 2015
Nice job bro

Granbury Pirate pitchers Landon Weatherly (left) and Lachlyn McPhie congratulate each other after solid outings Saturday at Tidwell Field. McPhie, a freshman, pitched a three-hitter in his varsity debut, a 1-0 victory against Fort Smith, Ark. He struck out five and walked just one in seven innings.

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Pirates’ hoops season one to remember

March 18, 2015

Remember those posters with all the dots that were popular a few years ago?

To see the picture one had to stare at the dots until it appeared. Sure, with some of us it took a little more work (okay, a lot more work), but a beautiful picture was there if we simply let it appear.

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May, Kirchner lead five Pirates on All-8-5A Team

March 18, 2015

After posting the most victories in two decades, the Granbury Pirates placed five players on the All-District 8-5A Basketball Team selected by the league’s coaches.

Coach David Breazeale’s team finished 20-9 and advanced to the bidistrict playoffs. It’s the most wins since the 1994 squad finished 25-9.

The Pirates received two superlative awards.

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