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Granbury boys golf ties for 5th at regionals

April 19, 2014

The Granbury Pirates improved by a dozen strokes from the windy first day of the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament.

Unfortunately, all teams in contention also improved at the Diamondback Golf Course in Abilene.

The Pirates went from a 331 to a 319 for a two-day total of 650. They finished tied for fifth with Cleburne, which improved by 40 strokes from the first day.Read the rest

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Free throws for Project Graduation

April 16, 2014
Free throws for Project Graduation

Granbury High Project Graduation recently received a donation of $1,460 from Brent Northcutt Farmers Insurance and Financial Services – all made from money pledged by the company for free throws made at Pirate and Lady Pirate basketball games during the 2013-14 season. Pictured with the donation are (from left) Lady Pirate head coach Leta Andrews, GISD Superintendent James Largent, GHS Principal Jeremy Ross and Northcutt.Read the rest

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Tolar drops home finale’ to Whitney

April 16, 2014

Visiting Maypearl jumped out to a big lead early and went on to post a 15-4 District 10-2A softball victory over Tolar Friday.

Maypearl took a 9-0 after batting in the top of the first inning. They built the advantage to 10-0 before the Lady Rattlers got on the board.

Caitlyn Hall and Katie Keith each had two of the Lady Rattlers’ hits.Read the rest

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Ferguson’s one-hitter leads Indians’ 8-0 win

April 16, 2014

Lipan pitcher Lance Ferguson almost unhittable against Eula.


Ferguson surrendered a one-out single in the top of the seventh inning in the Indians’ 8-0 victory.

Ferguson struck out 10 and walked one. He faced 23 batters, two above the minimum.

The Indians committed no errors.

“We played great defense all night with Lance throwing a great game,’ said Lipan coach Mike Permenter.Read the rest

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Rattlers’ return home spoiled

April 16, 2014

With both starting pitchers out sick, the Tolar Rattlers’ return home was not a ceremonious one, falling 17-4 to Maypearl.

The Rattlers (9-9 overall) fell to 1-6 in District 10-2A. They are clinging to slim playoff hopes, but must win their final three games at home to have any chance.

“We will have everyone back healthy (last night against Whitney). We will need to win out to have a shot,” said Tolar coach Darrell Hogan.Read the rest

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Lipan’s Ibarra back at tennis regionals

April 16, 2014

Lipan’s Brenda Ibarra is returning to regional tennis, but this time she’s going in the tournament as the District 16-A champion.

Last season Ibarra advanced to regionals as the district runner-up.

Ibarra breezed through district without losing a match. She disposed of her opponent from Priddy, 6-0, 6-0, followed by a 6-2, 6-1 win over a foe from Mullin in the semifinals.Read the rest

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Subvarsity Roundup

April 16, 2014



Lipan results


Team score – 139.5 points, first place.

Top individual results

200 – 5. Santana Martinez, 28.97.

400 – 1. Luke whiteley, 1:08.78; 6. Caleb Copeland, 1:09.39.

800 – 1. Luke Whiteley, 2:35.64; 2. Brad Winn, 2:37.91; 5. Logan Jackson, 2:45.71.

1600 – 1. Layton Sharp, 5:55.28; 2. Nathan Wirsdorfer, 6:04.34.Read the rest

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Lady Pirates win key standings game

April 16, 2014
Lady Pirates win key standings game

This time the Lady Pirates had the most hits AND the most runs against South Hills.

Behind the four-hit pitching of Destini Lopez, the Lady Pirates defeated the Lady Scorpions 5-2 Friday at the Granbury field.

Granbury, meanwhile, collected eight hits.

When the teams met earlier in the district’s first round, Granbury outhit South Hills 6-1. However, the Lady Pirates lost the game 2-1.Read the rest

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April 16, 2014




Men’s Spring League

Bomb Squad 6-1

Triple Crown 6-1

Strikers 4-2

Then & Now 5-3

Streeter Electric 4-3

Angry 4-4

Intoxicated 3-4

Total Frac’ers 2-6

Thunder Donkeys 2-6

Cyberclinic Cyborgs 1-6




Dbacks 2-0-1

Astros 2-2-0

TBD 2-2-3

Rangers 1-1-1

Nationals 1-1-1

Glen Rose 1 0-1-0

Glen Rose 2 0-1-0


TBD 4-0

Dbacks 4-1

Phantom 3-1

Knockouts 1-3

Rangers 1-4

Pirates 1-5


Rockies 3-0-1

TBD 2-1-1

Rangers 1-2-0

Blue Angels GR 0-3-0



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Sports Briefs

April 16, 2014


The 2014 Hood County News Tennis Festival is scheduled for May 16-18 at Pecan Plantation Country Club.

Friday’s activities will feature Kids Night with free clinics, games and prizes. There will also be free pizza and soft drinks.

Saturday, competition will begin in the Juniors and Adult divisions, with play going from 9 a.m.-dark. That evening there will be a meet-and-greet with a raffle, free pizza and soft drinks, a tennis exhibition, and the rock and roll music of the Chiappe Family Band.Read the rest

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