DENTON – It was only one inning, but Granbury baseball coach Brad Hart is already using it as motivation for next season for his team.
The Pirates trailed by five runs after surrendering three unearned scores in the top of the seventh against Wichita Falls Rider in their Class 4A area-round playoff game. … Read the rest
You’ve got to get up pretty early in the morning to beat Chris Richardson in a race.
Or keep him up late at night.
The elements and time worked against Richardson Friday at the University Interscholastic League Class 4A State Track and Field Meet as the Granbury senior finished ninth in a field of nine in the 400-meter dash. … Read the rest
How many times has it been said if only an official could stand in a coach’s shoes, or vice-versa.
That is happening for a couple of Hood County track this weekend at the University Interscholastic League Track and Field Meet at the University of Texas in Austin.
Tolar pole vaulting coach Scotty Miller and Granbury Lady Pirate track coach Mike Pinkerton will be officiating this weekend.… Read the rest
The great American pastime has a whole new meaning these days in West, Comma, Texas (the proper way to pronounce the town).
The baseball team is playing this weekend in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs.
It’s more than a playoff series. It’s a sign that normalcy still exists in some capacity in this small town just north of Waco.… Read the rest
Dates: June 3-6
Sites: James Wann Sports Center/Pirate Gym
For: Incoming grades 3-9
Times: 5-8 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday-Thursday
Instructor: David Breazeale, head boys basketball coach
Dates: June 10-12
Site: James Wann Sports Center
For: Incoming grades 4-9
Times: 9 a.m.-noon … Read the rest
As we all know, white bass, or what we call sand bass, typically spawn in the backs of major creeks or up in the river that feeds the reservoir.
It is also known that some of the fish may spawn on wind-blown banks and points. Locating these fish after the spawn when they make their trek back to the main lake may have you burning some fuel.… Read the rest
SEALS HOLDING REGISTRATION
The Granbury SEALS swim team has started registration for the upcoming summer season. Swimmers can sign up and try out on May 16 and May 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center (City Park pool).
The first day of practice is June 3 for returning team members and June 4 for newcomers. The season begins June 8 at Trophy Club, with a meet at Weatherford June 14, and back-to-back in Granbury on June 22 and 29.… Read the rest
When it comes to smart athletes, there is no shortage in Hood County.
As evidence, 21 senior athletes from Granbury and Tolar were recently named academic all-state by coaching organizations across the state.
One, in fact, was honored twice. Shelby Cline of the Granbury Lady Pirates was named to the basketball and volleyball academic teams. … Read the rest