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Offensive coordinator, track coach resigns

November 22, 2014
Offensive coordinator, track coach resigns

Scott

The offensive coordinator for the Granbury Pirate football team – who’s also the boys head track coach – has resigned to take a job with a private business.

Jodie Scott had been on the football coaching staff of head coach Scotty Pugh since they both arrived in 2008. Scott was hired in March of that year, according to Granbury Director of Athletics Dwight Butler.

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Cross-country awards

November 22, 2014
Cross-country awards

Members of the Granbury girls and boys cross-country teams who received awards for their fall season included (from left) Dylan Goosen (boys MVP), Lauren Hammonds (girls MVP), Nick Sandelin (boys Newcomer of the Year), Tiffany Henney (girls Fighting Heart Award), Beanne Irish (girls Newcomer of the Year), Sean Keys (boys JV Most Improved), Abbey Higginbotham (girls JV Most Improved), Norma Luna (girls Teammate Award), Casey Wells (boys

Teammate Award) and Kaylee Keating (girls varsity Most Improved).

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NCTA advances to regional round

November 19, 2014
NCTA advances to regional round

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers advanced to the regional round of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II six-man football playoffs with a 72-51 area-round playoff victory over San Marcos Hill Country Christian School, played in Prairie Lea.

The 6-5 Pioneers will play Alvin Living Stones (5-4) next, in the regional playoff round at a site and date yet to be named.

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Cornerstone in state final

November 19, 2014
Cornerstone in state final

Granbury Cornerstone Christian Academy’s football squad has already made school history, and the Crusaders are aiming to do so one more time.

Coach Chris Eikenhorst’s Crusaders defeated Arlington St. Paul Preparatory Academy, 64-18, Saturday at Porcupine Stadium in Springtown, sending them into the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship’s Div. II six-man football championship game against Azle Christian.

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Ezell signs with Div. I South Carolina

November 19, 2014
Ezell signs with Div. I South Carolina

The waiting is over for Aubrey Ezell.

The 5-7 all-state and honorable mention high school all-American volleyball setter for the Granbury Lady Pirates signed a letter-of-intent Thursday in the school library, committing to play sand volleyball with the University of South Carolina, an NCAA Division I member of the Southeastern Conference.

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Lady Pirates close fall golf slate

November 19, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates golf team braved the cold weather over the weekend, competing in the Texas High School Invitational at the Texarkana Country Club in Texarkana to close out their fall season.

The Lady Pirates finished in last place among the 12 teams competing. Mollee-Jo Crain led the Lady Pirates with a 201 two-day total (96-105).

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Lady Indians drop Poolville, 78-49

November 19, 2014

The Lipan girls were facing a fast-paced basketball contest Friday in Poolville, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for the Lady Indians.

Lipan survived just fine, getting 33 points from Lanie Roberts in a 78-49 nondistrict road victory as the Lady Indians improved to 2-0 on the young season.

Bryanna Phelps added 19 points for Lipan, and teammate Taylor Herrera scored 11.

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NCTA girls defeat McKinney, move to 2-0

November 19, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy girls basketball squad edged McKinney Christian, 43-41, Thursday for their second victory in as many outings.

The Lady Pioneers were paced by Esther Udonsi, with 18 points.

“This was a very tough game,” NCTA coach Jodie Stevens said. “McKinney Christian has a very fundamentally sound team with strong, big post players.

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Scoreboard

November 19, 2014

BASKETBALL

Subvarsity Girls

Arlington Seguin Tournament, Nov. 14

Junior Varsity

Granbury JV 40, Arlington Sam Houston 17.

Ninth Grade

Duncanville 56, Granbury 9th Grade 36.

Nov. 15

Junior Varsity

North Crowley 40, Granbury JV 31.

Ninth Grade

Granbury 9th 36, Cedar Hill 3.

GOLF

Pecan Plantation MGA

Blue Tees

First Flight

Gross – 1.

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Lady Pirates fall in regional final

November 19, 2014
Lady Pirates fall in regional final

ABILENE – It was a slugfest, but Aledo managed to land a few more crushing blows than the Granbury Lady Pirates.

The Granbury Lady Pirates held a 2-1 lead in sets over Aledo Saturday in the Region I-5A tournament volleyball championship match at McMurry University’s Kimbrell Arena, but the Ladycats rallied to take a 26-28, 25-20, 19-25, 25-15, 15-10 triumph.

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