TYLER – Lipan coach Amber Branson paused in the middle of Saturday’s post-game interview following an 80-40 romp over Strawn in the Class A Division II Region III basketball finals at Tyler Junior College.
She stood silent for a second as a tear escaped her eye and slowly made its way down her face, soon followed by another.
“My dad would be proud,” she said.… Read the rest
In the span of a week and a half, the Granbury Lady Pirates soccer team went from being tied for last in District 15-4A to closing in on a playoff berth.
Friday’s 1-0 win at home over Cleburne left the Lady Pirates (8-7 overall) tied with Stephenville for second place in district, each at 3-2 and two games behind Kennedale. With six standings points, they are one ahead of Joshua, but more importantly three ahead of Cleburne.… Read the rest
Kaylee Brawner’s first appearance at the Class 4A Swimming and Diving Meet resulted in a sixth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle for the Granbury High freshman.
Brawner clocked a time of 24.66 seconds in the finals. She had posted a career-best time of 24.24 in the preliminaries to move into the finals seeded fourth.
Brawner came into the meet seeded ninth after winning the Region II Meet in Mansfield.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers continued their run to a fourth consecutive Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A state championship with a 64-32 second-round playoff win over Lubbock Christ the King.
Carolina Bianchi (28) and Esther Udonsi (26) combined for 54 of the Lady Pioneers’ points as they improved to 19-5.
NCTA is one win away from returning to the state tournament.… Read the rest
The coaching debut of Darrell Hogan at Tolar was a successful one as the Rattlers won 5-3 at Boyd.
Steve Morphew and Lance Smith each pitched three innings for the Rattlers, with Smith getting the win. Tyler McMillen came in and pitched the seventh inning for the save.
The Rattlers won despite managing four hits – all singles. But Morphew, Smith and McMillen combined to surrender just four hits and two walks while striking out 13.… Read the rest
The Cornerstone Crusaders are back at the state tournament.
This year it’s the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship State Tournament this weekend at Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park.
Last season Cornerstone reached the final four of the Texas Christian Athletic League.
The Crusaders (19-3) were playing Odessa Latter Rain yesterday, with the winner advancing to today’s championship game at 4:30 p.m.… Read the rest
Pecan Plantation LGA Playday
Gross winner – Patsy Miller.
Net results – 1. Mary Erkes, 2. Billie Henderson.
Gros – 1. Gail Masters, 2. Nancy Savage.
Net – 1. Patti Andrews, 2. Rita Murphy, 3. Jorj Luchi.
Gross – 1. Charlene Fair, 2. Lorraine McKay.
Net – 1. Kaye Teater, 2.… Read the rest
The low water has areas that were previously okay to navigate no longer safe.
My boat was the victim of one of those unseen hazards. My lower unit was damaged at Possum Kingdom recently.
The stump I hit (at least I believe it was a stump) was located next to the channel marker in deep water. There will be hazards, especially in low water conditions.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates avoided an upset Tuesday night, rallying for two second-half goals to win 2-1 at Alvarado in a District 15-4A soccer match.
Kaleb Wilson scored the game-winning goal off of an assist from Freddy Espinoza. It was his second assist of the game as he assisted Fernando Aguado on the game-tying goal with 16 minutes left in the contest.… Read the rest