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Time to renew your licenses

August 23, 2014

Licenses for the 2014-15 hunting and fishing seasons went on sale Aug. 15. Most licenses will expire Aug. 31.

Those who elected to receive a “year-to-date” license have expirations on the anniversary of their purchase (not Aug. 31).

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department issues about 2.5 million hunting and fishing licenses every year through the agency’s 28 field offices, more than 50 state parks and at more than 1,700 retailers.

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Scoreboard

August 23, 2014

Nutcracker Golf Course

MGA Two-Man Scramble

White Tees

1. Rob Kilmer-Danny Lee, 63; 2. Mel Reid-Doug Wagner 64 scp; 3. Rick Day-Bruce Connor 64 scp; 4. Gary Pleickhardt-Jack Whitely 65 scp.

Gold Tees

Flight One

1. Bob Caldwell-Joel Nyman 64; 2. Chuck Still-Don McComas 66; 3. Robert Dauber-Fred Straughn 67 scp; 4.

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Sports Briefs

August 23, 2014

City schedules all-night co-ed

kickball tournament Sept. 6

The city of Granbury will have an all-night kickball tournament Sept. 6.

The event, set to start at 6 p.m., will be at the Granbury City Park.

Entry fee is $125 per team. Each team will consist of a minimum of four male and four female players, and up to 11 players in the field playing defense.

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Lady Pirates win home opener

August 23, 2014
Lady Pirates win home opener

The Granbury Lady Pirates, playing their home volleyball opener for the 2014 season, topped Arlington Martin 25-15, 25-20, 28-30, 25-16 Tuesday night at James Wann Sports Center.

GHS coach Tammy Clark said it was a “strong home opener against Martin. (We) did a good job of establishing all of the front row attackers on offense.

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Tolar outscores Lions in scrimmage

August 23, 2014

Tolar outscored Dublin 2-0 Thursday night at Rattler Stadium in a controlled football scrimmage, and the Rattlers also outscored the Lions 26-6 when they played two timed quarters.

The Rattlers recorded three touchdowns on the ground, on runs of 44, 5 and 4 yards. Tolar also added a 1-yard TD pass thrown by quarterback Dakota Endsley.

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Scrimmage reassures NCTA coach

August 20, 2014
Scrimmage reassures NCTA coach

No one can say that the North Texas Central Texas Pioneers didn’t pack the most six-man action they could into their opening football scrimmage Friday.

Coach Kirby Rasco’s Pioneers took on Dallas Tyler Street Christian, Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills and Fort Worth Hill School in private-school six-man action at the NCTA field.

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Pirates outscore Huskies in scrimmage

August 20, 2014
Pirates outscore Huskies in scrimmage

Granbury’s first football scrimmage, Friday at home against Wichita Falls Hirschi, included some extracurricular action, but even that may have provided some teaching moments for head coach Scotty Pugh and his staff.

Both of Granbury’s offensive touchdowns came on long aerials from Brodie Ables to Nick Doughty – a standout receiver who had transferred to another school, but is back with the Pirates.

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Lady Pirates gain from big tourney

August 20, 2014
Lady Pirates gain from big tourney

The biggest high school volleyball tournament in the nation was also one of the toughest, and Granbury’s Lady Pirates were battling toe-to-toe with some of the best in Pearland, south of Houston.

Last week’s tournament, which swelled from its original size to include 86 teams, included multiple squads from the Class 6A ranks, GHS coach Tammy Clark said.

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Classic begins Friday

August 20, 2014

The Classic Chevrolet Volleyball Tournament is set to begin with pool play Friday, to be followed by bracket play Saturday, all at Granbury High School.

Granbury’s Lady Pirates, No. 4 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s preseason Class 5A poll, will play host to the 19-team tournament.

Matches will be played in the James Wann Sports Center, Pirate Gym and the Activity Gym at GHS.

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GHS netters open with two wins

August 20, 2014

The Granbury High School tennis squad opened the season on Thursday in Mansfield with a pair of wins, but the second one was a thriller.

First, the Pirates topped Mansfield Summitt, 10-7, in a morning matchup.

Then, facing a tougher Hereford squad in the afternoon, Granbury faced an 8-5 deficit before rallying for a victory.

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