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Granbury hosts first of two all-star baseball tourneys

June 24, 2015

The first of two all-star baseball tournaments to be held in Granbury this summer took place recently.

Highlighting play was a semifinals appearance by the Granbury Pirates in the 8-Under division.

The second Granbury All-Star Tournament will be July 11-12.

8-Under

The Pirates entered bracket play as the second seed behind the Joshua All-Stars.

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Newest Rattler has a summer to enjoy first

June 24, 2015

The gap between the world of sports and reality appears to widen daily.

For example, a man wearing a helmet and carrying a gun to defend his country should make much more than a man wearing a helmet and carrying a football.

College athletes should not be paid. Their scholarship worth many thousand dollars is their payment.

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Sports Briefs

June 24, 2015

LIPAN FFA GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Fourth Annual Lipan FFA Four-Person Golf Tournament will be held Friday (June 26) at Sugar Tree Golf Course. The shotgun start will be 9 a.m.

Players will be provided range balls, drink tickets, breakfast, food on the course, and a steak dinner. There will also be door prizes, a closest-to-the-pin contest, and long drive contest.

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Scoreboard

June 24, 2015

GOLF

DECORDOVA BEND LGA

Nine hole winners

(All gross results)

First Flight

No winners

Second Flight

Connie Cleveland.

Third Flight

Joanne Johansen.

Fourth Flight

Nowana Cashiola.

18-hole winners

First Flight

Low gross

Neatie Burden 91.

Low net

Carol Wingard 74.

Second Flight

No winners.

Third Flight

Low gross

Arlene McLellan 114.

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Blaze stays perfect, wins tourney

June 24, 2015
Blaze stays perfect, wins tourney

The Granbury Blaze 10-Under girls softball all-star team continued its strong summer of play by winning the PONY (Protect Our Nation’s Youth) Sectional Tournament in White Settlement this past weekend.

This was the third tournament championship for the Blaze this summer. They improved to 15-0 this summer.

The Blaze are competing in the PONY regional tournament this weekend in Burleson.

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Parks and Recreation

June 24, 2015

SOFTBALL

Monday Mixed

National

Standings

Hit That 4-0

Guns & Glitter 3-1

Pop Outs 1-2

Sons of Pitches 1-3

River Bottoms 0-3

Scores

Hit That 12, Guns and Glitter 11

Sons of Pitches 9, River Bottoms 6

Hit That 12, Pop Outs 0

Guns & Glitter 13, Pop Outs 7

Hit That 21, River Bottoms 11

Hit That 19, Sons of Pitches 11

Guns & Glitter 17, Sons of Pitches 2

Pop Outs 11, Sons of Pitches 10

Guns & Glitter 17, River Bottoms 8

Monday Mixed

American

Standings

Pitches Be Crazy 4-0

Keggers 2-2

Leather & Lace 0-4

Scores

Pitches Be Crazy 13, Leather & Lace 9

Pitches Be Crazy 15, Keggers 12

Keggers 17, Leather & Lace 6

Pitches Be Crazy 8, Keggers 7

Keggers 11, Leather & Lace 8

Pitches Be Crazy 22, Leather & Lace 8

Monday Mixed

Competitive

Standings

NTX DTP 2-0

Foul Play 2-1

#downtownpound 2-2

Plum Crazy 2-2

Jagerbombers 0-3

Scores

NTX DTP defeated Plum Crazy

Foul Play 10, Plum Crazy 7

Foul Play 20, #downpoundpound 10

#downtownpound 9, Jagerbombers 6

NTX DTP 7, Jagerbombers 0 (forfeit)

#downtopound 15, Jagerbombers 8

Plum Crazy 15, #downtopound 13

Plum Crazy 14, Foul Play 6

Wednesday Men’s

American

Standings

Strikers 3-1

Scared Hitless 2-1

Angry 2-1

Demon Sports 1-3

Dirty 1-3

Scores

Angry 12, Dirty 9

Scared Hitless 11, Dirty 10

Strikers 11, Scared Hitless 7

Demon Sports 24, Strikers 7

Angry 28, Demon Sports 14

Strikers 14, Dirty 8

Dirty 12, Demon Sports 11

Scared Hitless 16, Demon Sports 15

Strikers 15, Angry 12

Wednesday Men’s

National

Standings

Triple Crown 4-0

Bomb Squad 2-2

Then & Now 2-2

Fireballs 0-4

Scores

Then & Now 10, Fireballs 3

Triple Crown 17, Fireballs 3

Triple Crown 23, Bomb Squad 12

Bomb Squad 23, Then & Now 14

Then & Now 21, Fireballs 10

Bomb Squad 23, Fireballs 2

Triple Crown 18, Bomb Squad 16

Triple Crown 17, Then & Now 4

VOLLEYBALL

Thursday night

mixed

Standings

Abrego 5-1

Holt 5-1

Revengers 4-2

Baker 3-2

Thomas 2-3

Perkins 1-4

Lewallen 0-7

Scores

Holt defeated Revengers 24-26, 25-8, 15-4

Holt defeated Thomas 25-9, 25-16

Perkins defeated Lewallen 15-25, 25-18, 15-7

Abrego defeated Baker 25-21, 22-25, 15-10

Abrego defeated Lewallen 25-23, 25-17

Baker defeated Lewallen 25-15, 14-25, 15-3

Holt defeated Perkins 25-3, 25-7

Revengers defeated Thomas 21-25, 25-16, 15-12

Baker defeated Perkins 25-6, 25-10

Holt defeated Thomas 25-13, 25-11

Thomas defeated Perkins 25-9, 25-10

Baker defeated Lewallen 25-8, 25-11

Revengers defeated Lewallen 25-11, 25-19

Abrego defeated Holt 18-25, 25-20, 25-12

Revengers defeated Baker 25-19, 25-22

Abrego defeated Perkins 25-19, 25-13

Holt defeated Abrego 25-23, 25-20

Thomas defeated Lewallen 25-17, 25-20

BASKETBALL

Summer Men’s

Standings

Lonnie 3-1

Alban 3-1

Villa 3-1

Abrego 2-2

Long Shots 1-3

Spikes 0-4

Scores

Alban 73, Spikes 29

Villa 77, Long Shots 29

Lonnie 53, Abrego 51

Abrego 62, Spikes 48

Villa 75, Alban 67

Lonnie 52, Long Shots 37

Lonnie 62, Villa 55

Alban 64, Abrego 61

Long Shots 47, Spikes 44

Villa 70, Spikes 60

Abrego 89, Long Shots 47

Alban 64, Lonnie 56

Summer Women’s

Standings

Victorious Secret 3-1

Dirty Cheetahs 3-1

The Industry 2-2

HERR-ICANES 0-4

Scores

Victorious Secret 40, Dirty Cheetahs 30

The Industry 34, HERR-ICANES 27

Victorious Secret 47, HERRI-ICANES 22

Dirty Cheetahs 47, The Industry 42

Dirty Cheetahs 50, HERR-ICANES 33

Victorious Secret 41, The Industry 37

The Industry 47, HERR-ICANES 23

Dirty Cheetahs 55, Victorious Secret 31

KICKBALL

Sunday co-ed

Standings

Team Bennett 3-0

Pitch, Please 2-1-1

Schwetty 1-1-1

Beautiful 0-2

Recess Rejects 0-2

Scores

Pitch, Please 13, Recess Rejects 3

Pitch, Please 5, Beautiful 2

Team Bennett 3, Schewtty 2

Team Bennett 15, Beautiful 0

Team Bennett 2, Pitch, Please 1

Schwetty 4, Recess Rejects 2

Pitch, Please 3, Schwetty 3

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Sports Camps

June 24, 2015

Granbury ISD

Tennis

Dates: July 27-30

Times: 9 a.m.-noon for grades 3-12.

Location: Granbury High School Tennis Courts.

Contact: Tyson Stewart, 979-587-2920 or [email protected]

Volleyball II

Dates: July 27-30.

Times: 8-10 a.m. for grades 4-7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 8-9, 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 10-12.

Location: Acton Middle School.

Contact: Tammy Clark, 817-408-4673 or [email protected]

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A little help

June 24, 2015
A little help

The Texas Rangers baseball team mascot Captain offers some advice to 8-year-old Jack Hernandez of the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County during the recent Pitch, Hit & Run competition. The event was one of two such activities held by the club in conjunction with the Texas Rangers and Major League Baseball.

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Ten area gymnasts seeking national titles

June 24, 2015
Ten area gymnasts seeking national titles

Ten area youth will be spending part of their summer just bouncing around.

Literally.

They are members of the Gym Kats team, and they will be competing in the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships.

One in the group, 14-year-old Rachel Torres, will be competing at the upper level nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend.

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Newest Lipan coach has experience galore

June 24, 2015

Lipan’s newest coach is someone quite familiar to folks at small schools in the North Texas area.

Tony Phillips will join the Indians program next season as head softball coach and assistant boys basketball coach.

And, given his history, he may wind up getting his hands involved in a variety of programs.

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