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Golf teams compete in Glen Rose

October 25, 2014

The Granbury girls placed fourth and the boys fifth in the Glen Rose Invitational Golf Tournament on Oct. 17-18 at Squaw Valley Golf Club in Glen Rose.

For the Lady Pirates, Tifton Puckett’s 167 (86-81) total led the way.

“These scores earned her an automatic qualification for our final fall tournament in Texarkana,” Addison said of Puckett.

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Lady Rattlers have shot at district title

October 25, 2014

The final two district volleyball games for the playoff-bound and 16th-ranked Tolar volleyball team still could prove to be crucial for the Lady Rattlers, who are tied for first place with Bryson.

Tuesday’s 25-21, 25-19, 22-25, 25-18 victory over Ranger clinched the first playoff spot for the Lady Rattlers since 2009.

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Deer season looks promising

October 25, 2014

If early field reports by bow hunters and those hunting on Managed Lands Deer Permit properties are a sign of things to come, Texas hunters should see deer in good condition and in above average numbers of mature bucks when the general rifle season kicks off Nov. 1 statewide.

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.

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CCA win in finale will clinch playoffs

October 25, 2014

Granbury’s Cornerstone Christian Academy Crusaders rolled over Weatherford Christian on Oct. 17, 52-34, notching their second six-man football district victory and boosting their playoff hopes.

The Crusaders moved up to 2-1 in the five-team Texas Christian Athletic Federation Div. II, District 2, and 3-4 overall.

They can clinch a playoff spot with a win in their final regular-season game on Friday, Oct.

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Scoreboard

October 25, 2014

FOOTBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A STANDINGS

District Season

Aledo 4-0 6-1

Burleson High 3-1 4-3

Cleburne 3-1 3-4

Burleson Centennial 2-2 4-3

Everman 2-2 4-3

Granbury 1-3 1-6

Crowley 1-3 2-5

Joshua 0-4 1-6

Oct. 17 Results

Granbury 33, Joshua 2; Aledo 42, Crowley 20; Burleson High 22, Burleson Centennial 10; Everman 42, Cleburne 7.

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Sports Briefs

October 25, 2014

NCTA falls to Fort Worth

Covenant Classical

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers lost a TAPPS Div. III, District 2 six-man football game Thursday in Fort Worth to Fort Worth Covenant Classical, 89-65.

The loss moved coach Kirby Rasco’s Pioneers to 2-1 in league play, and 4-4 for the season.

Classical improved to 6-1, 2-0 in district.

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Young QBs lead attack in Pirates’ first win

October 22, 2014
Young QBs lead attack in Pirates’ first win

JOSHUA – Granbury’s two young quarterbacks were deadly Friday night, combining for five touchdown passes to help lead the Pirates to their first football victory of the season, 33-2 over Joshua at Owl Stadium.

Kyler Young threw three touchdown passes while fellow sophomore Rustin Beasley, the starter at quarterback, threw for two.

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Pirates advance to regional

October 22, 2014

The Granbury team tennis squad qualified for the Class 5A regional tournament after reaching the area tournament finals.

The Pirates shut out Cleburne, 10-0, Friday morning to advance to the area finals against Aledo. The Bearcats, the champions in Granbury’s District 8-5A, took a 10-4 victory over the Pirates.

The top two teams advance, so Aledo and Granbury both will compete in the regionals, Oct.

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Lady Pirates alone in second

October 22, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates volleyball team knocked off Joshua Friday night on the road, and found themselves alone in second place in District 8-5A entering last night’s games.

The Lady Pirates (9-2, 25-11 overall) defeated Joshua, 25-15, 25-11, 22-25, 25-12. The Lady Owls fell to 3-8, sixth among the eight teams in the district.

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Tigers hold on, nip Rattlers, 20-19

October 22, 2014
Tigers hold on, nip Rattlers, 20-19

HICO – With their extra point kicker sidelined earlier with an injury, the Tolar Rattlers tried and failed on a pair of two-point conversion attempts and Hico held on for a 20-19 football victory.

The District 7-2A, Div. I loss at Tiger Stadium ended Tolar’s five-game winning streak as the Rattlers slipped to 1-1 in district and 5-2 overall.

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