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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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Hoopsters academic all-state

April 11, 2015

From Duke University to Granbury Middle School, coaches love smart athletes.

And there’s more than a few of them in the immediate area, as indicated by the academic all-state basketball awards handed out by a variety of organizations recently.

Thirteen local basketball players and a manager were honored.

Granbury had nine honors – four Lady Pirates, four Pirates and girls basketball team manager Julie Belfrey.

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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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Pirates rally for another thrilling win

April 11, 2015
Pirates rally for another thrilling win

Baseball at Tidwell Field is pretty exciting this season.

And the Granbury Pirates seem to keep finding ways to make it so.

Tuesday night’s contest came on the heels of a walkoff 1-0 victory against the last-place team in the district and a 13-inning 4-3 win over playoff contender Burleson Centennial.

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On to Round 2

April 1, 2015
On to Round 2

Granbury Pirates goalkeeper Josiah Hall makes a clutch stop during his team’s 2-0 Class 5A Region I bidistrict victory against Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt. The win moved the Pirates (12-3-2) into the area (second) round this Friday against Denton (15-1-2) at 7 p.m. at Chisholm Trail High School, 2576 Northwest College Drive in Fort Worth.

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GHS teams prepare for first meet – finally

April 1, 2015

Finally, the Granbury boys and girls are competing in a track meet this week.

Weather forced the cancellation of two meets early in the season. Then, a third one at Joshua was postponed to April 9.

But the ice and snow have cleared, the weather is expected to be warm and sunny Thursday in Burleson, athletes will be running, jumping, throwing, vaulting, and – for Granbury – getting in their first action of the season.

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Defending champs blank Lady Pirates

April 1, 2015

The Granbury Lady Pirates made a trip to defending state champion Aledo Friday and dropped a 17-0 District 8-5A softball contest.

Taelyn Beadle managed the lone hit for the Lady Pirates. In fact, she was the lone baserunner for Granbury, which fell to 1-10 overall and 1-5 in district play.

Aledo (6-0, all district games) is the No.

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