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NCTA wins at Covington again

August 29, 2015

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers remained undefeated on Covington High School’s volleyball court this season, winning 25-9, 25-16, 25-15 Tuesday.

It was the site of a tournament championship for the Lady Pioneers earlier this season.

In running their record to 7-1 overall Tuesday (4-0 at Covington), the Lady Pioneers dominated play at the net.

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Granbury escapes Trinity

August 29, 2015

The Granbury Lady Pirates warmed up for the Euless Trinity Tournament this weekend by traveling to Trinity Tuesday night and coming home with a hard-fought five-game victory.

Though the Lady Pirates never trailed in the contest with their friendly non-district rivals, things were tense several times. Most notably, the excitement reached a peak in the fifth contest.

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Milestone makers

August 29, 2015
Milestone makers

The Cornerstone Christian Lady Crusaders volleyball team gave head coach Richard Lauer his 900th career victory Tuesday night. Pictured are (front row, from left) co-captains Tayrn Hurst and Emily Monson, (second row, kneeling) Stevie McCoy, Reagan Ives, (back row) Coach Richard Lauer, Laura Yuille, Montana Jordan, Anabelle Steed, Lily Tubbs, and Courtlin Coppenbarger.

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Granbury tennis wins two more, district next

August 26, 2015

The Granbury High tennis team, in a final tuneup for District 8-5A play, defeated Alvarado 14-5 and Weatherford 13-6 on the GHS courts recently.

The pair of wins improved the Pirates to 4-2. They were hosting Burleson in the district opener at press time as they began the quest for a fifth consecutive trip to the regional tournament.

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Area FB teams play final scrimmages before season

August 26, 2015

After two solid football scrimmages, the Tolar Rattlers are ready to show if their 10-win season a year ago was a hint at more good things to come.

Friday in Dublin, the Rattlers tied the Class 3A Lions 2-2 in touchdowns in their controlled scrimmage. But Tolar dominated in a timed half, outscoring the Lions 22-0.

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Pirates out to prove 2014 ‘a fluke’

August 26, 2015
Pirates out to prove 2014 ‘a fluke’

Not so long ago the Granbury Pirates were enjoying their finest football season in nearly five decades, finishing 9-2.

And while that was only 2013, it probably seems like eons to the Pirate faithful, who endured one of the program’s worst campaigns last season, going 1-9.

Now, the plan is to prove that last season was a fluke, and that the 2013 season is more in line with what Pirate fans should come to expect.

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Rattlers ready to show best yet to come

August 26, 2015
Rattlers ready to show best yet to come

The 2014 season was a special one in the Tolar football history book, but coach Mike Franklin is quick to say that a new page is ready to be written.

The Rattlers reached the third round of the Class 2A, Div. I playoffs before losing to second-ranked Mart, 52-14. They finished with a 10-3 record – the most wins for Tolar football since the school moved up to 11-man football from the six-man ranks four decades ago.

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GHS Varsity Team Picture

August 26, 2015
GHS Varsity Team Picture

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Tolar Varsity Team Picture

August 26, 2015
Tolar Varsity Team Picture

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Young Pioneers set to gain experience, continue success

August 26, 2015
Young Pioneers set to gain experience, continue success

Kirby Rasco has a message for those who think his North Central Texas Pioneers football team is in a rebuilding mode.

Yes, they will be young, but at NCTA they compete – and he said this season will be no different.

“I think this year we are gonna have to mature as football players because we are young.

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