The 2014 Granbury Pirate football schedule will feature five home games as the team seeks to make a little history this season.
The Pirates will be going for a fifth consecutive postseason appearance, something that is believed would be a first in school history.
Granbury will open the season on the road, however, against Azle. The Hornets are coming off a 3-7 season.… Read the rest
Playing on a course they hope to see again in a few weeks, the Granbury Lady Pirates finished ninth at the annual Regional Preview tournament on Abilene’s Diamondback Golf Course recently.
The Lady Pirates posted a 776 (399-377) two-day total. Andrews won with a 632, followed by Granbury’s 7-4A mate Aledo at 636. … Read the rest
GHS blanks Scorpionsto open league play
The GranburyPirates began District 7-4A baseball with a convincing 7-0 victory at South Hills behind the dominant pitching of Nathan Hickey Tuesday.
Hickey (2-0) struck out 13 and walked one in pitching a three-hitter. Of his 93 pitches, 67 were for strikes, and he threw a first-pitch strike to 20 of the 24 batters he faced.… Read the rest
Hard to beat a team when they score at 22 runs a clip.
That’s what the Granbury Lady Pirates softball team is doing through two District 7-4A contests. They have outscored their two league foes 44-4, including Tuesday’s 22-1 thumping of visiting O.D. Wyatt.
“I think the girls are just finding their groove,” said first-year Granbury head coach Mallory Smith, whose team improved to 6-3 overall.… Read the rest
Tolar track coach Gregg Lee isn’t one to mince words.
So when he says his team is going to be pretty darned good again this season, it’s worth a listen.
The Rattlers have won their first two meets, including bringing home the top trophy from the Rams Relays in Mineral Wells recently.
The Lady Rattlers were fifth in their division with 50 points.… Read the rest
One has to go back quite some time to find a season in which neither the Granbury Pirates nor Lady Pirates made the soccer playoffs.
However, as the regular season winds down with only two games left (including last night), both the GHS boys and girls are in need of a late surge.
The Pirates entered last night on the heels of a 1-1 tie with district runner-up Stephenville on the road.… Read the rest
Springtown scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to upend the Tolar Lady Rattlers 4-2 in a nondistrict softball game Tuesday.
Tolar pitcher Staci Ashley surrendered just two hits and struck out nine.
Searra Mace and Hannah Lee each had two hits.
Lee’s inside-the-park home run put Tolar ahead by a run in the fourth. Then, Mace had a double in the top of the fifth and was brought home by Ashley.… Read the rest
Dillon Graham in the high jump and Tiffany Henney in the triple jump highlighted the Granbury Pirates and Lady Pirates in the recent Ben Davis Relays at Brewer High School, followed by strong showings at their own Johnny Perkins Relays.
Graham cleared 6 feet to take second in the high jump at Brewer, and won the high jump on his own track, clearing 6-2.… Read the rest