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Two types of line can be useful

September 6, 2014
Two types of line can be useful

Every trip I take, I get questioned about what line I use.

I generally use a combination of monofilament for the main line and a fluorocarbon leader. These two together are a great option considering the advantages of both.

Fluorocarbon line comes from a polymer that has a refractive index that is almost the same as that of water.

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Scoreboard

September 6, 2014

GOLF

Nutcracker LGA Playday

First Flight

Gross – 1. Patsy Miller; 2. Billie Henderson; 3. Paula Marker.

Net – 1. Lisa Dean; 2. Evelyn Bourland; 3. Anne Peal.

Second Flight

Gross – 1. Wynette Burns; 2. Pat Brown; 3. Goldie Kelly.

Net – 1. Rita Murphy; 2. Betty Stallings; 3. Cathy Lowry.

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Azle stuns Pirates in season opener, 69-7

September 3, 2014
Azle stuns Pirates in season opener, 69-7

AZLE – There may be no logical way to explain Azle’s margin of victory over Granbury Friday night in the season football opener for both teams Friday night at Hornet Stadium.

After head coach Scotty Pugh’s Pirates tied the game at 7 on Brendan King’s 77-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, the Hornets scored 62 unanswered points for a 69-7 win over Granbury.

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Lady Pirates third at Trinity

September 3, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates tied for third place Saturday in the eight-team, round robin Double T volleyball tournament at Euless Trinity High School.

Granbury (17-5) won two of its three matches on Friday, then opened Saturday with another victory. But the Lady Pirates, with Aubrey Ezell sitting out because of medical reasons, lost their final two matches.

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Rattlers fall in overtime

September 3, 2014
Rattlers fall in overtime

TOLAR – When the 10th-ranked Crawford Pirates entered Rattler Stadium Friday, they may not have realized what they were about to face.

Tolar’s Blayne Denton finished the game with 307 yards of total offense, with 290 yards rushing on 48 carries and 3 touchdowns. The experience also included more than 1,000 yards of offense, two separate instances of three unanswered touchdowns, and a 90-yard touchdown pass.

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Pioneers rout Kopperl

September 3, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers opened their six-man football season Friday night by thumping Kopperl, 57-8, getting five touchdowns from Tyler Hoskins in the road victory.

Coach Kirby Rasco’s Pioneers raced to a 32-8 halftime lead, then shut out the Eagles the rest of the way.

“We played really well (Friday) night,” Rasco said.

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Crusaders defeated in opener

September 3, 2014
Crusaders defeated in opener

Cornerstone Christian Academy had some misfortune in the Crusaders’ six-man football season opener Friday on the road against Trinity Christian of Willow Park, a 50-40 loss played at the middle school field in Aledo.

Four Crusader touchdowns were called back by penalties, and dropped passes foiled several other Cornerstone TDs, according to Cornerstone’s coach, Chris Eichnehorst.

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Hanging On

September 3, 2014
Hanging On

North Central Texas Academy player Cole Rasco (6) has a death grip on the jersey of a Kopperl ball carrier while trying to make a tackle in the Pioneers’ 57-8 season-opening six-man football victory over the Eagles. NCTA player Matt Torres moves in to make an assist on the play. Offensively, Rasco scored three touchdowns and Torres added one.

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Games at a Glance

September 3, 2014

DENTON HIGH SCHOOL BRONCOS (1-0)

AT GRANBURY PIRATES (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Last week –Denton High 28, Dallas Hutchins 14; Azle 69, Granbury 7 .

Last season –Granbury was 9-2 and did not play Denton (4-6).

Returning starters –Denton, 7 offensive/5 defensive; Granbury 6 offensive/6 defensive.

TOLAR RATTLERS (0-1)

AT COMANCHE INDIANS (1-0)

7:30 p.m.

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Scoreaboard

September 3, 2014

GOLF

DeCordova Bend Estates LGA Playday

Championship Flight

1. Gay Price 67; 2. Neatie Burden 71.

First Flight

1. Debbie Taylor 66.

Second Flight

1. Cyndi McCarter 68; 2. Jerri Williams 68.

Third Flight

1. Vicki English 75.

DeCordova Bend Estates LGA 9-Hole

Low Gross

First Flight

1. Mary Lambeth; 2.

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