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Tolar baseball enjoying playoff thrill again

May 16, 2015

The last time Tolar fans were this excited about their baseball team, this current group of Rattlers were still in junior high and elementary school.

For the first time since 2010, the Rattlers find themselves playing beyond the regular season this weekend. Tolar (15-3-1) was playing Axtell (13-5-1) in a best-of-three area-round (second) playoff series, all games at Mansfield Lake Ridge High School.

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Lipan’s Roberts right at home in Austin

May 9, 2015
Lipan’s Roberts right at home in Austin

As much time as she’s spending there, perhaps Lanie Roberts should consider getting an apartment in Austin.

The Lipan High School junior will be making her sixth trip to the state capital for a sports event in three years. Next Friday (May 15) she will compete for a third straight year in the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet.

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Now that there’s more water, let’s all enjoy lake

May 9, 2015

More and more boaters are taking advantage of the lake since we now have water. With more boaters, there will be more interactions between boats, skiers, anglers and personal water craft users.

Common courtesy goes a long way wherever you may be.

First of all, a little courtesy and common sense at the ramp will make launching and loading the boat a little less frustrating.

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Heights grabs series opener over Pirates at Tidwell

May 9, 2015
Heights grabs series opener over Pirates at Tidwell

The legendary Sammy Baugh was once asked if a dropped pass in the end zone early in the game might have made a difference in a 73-0 loss by the Washington Redskins to the Chicago Bears.

“Sure. The score would have been 73-7,” he quipped.

Granbury Pirate baseball coach Brad Eppler had a similar answer.

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Regional champ

May 9, 2015
Regional champ

Tolar’s Tristyn Klein won the Class 2A Region II championship in the discus last weekend, earning her a berth in next weekend’s Class 2A State Track meet at the University of Texas in Austin. She will be joined by nine other Tolar athletes (7 boys, 2 girls).

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Seeking gold in Waco

May 9, 2015
Seeking gold in Waco

Tyler Hoskins (left) of the North Central Texas Academy Pioneers, is one of 18 athletes from the school who are competing this weekend in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A State Track Meet in Waco.

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Subvarsity Roundup

May 9, 2015

BASEBALL

Granbury JV Purple 8

Crowley JV 2

Granbury 104 003 0 – 8 15 1

Crowley 100 100 0 – 2 4 1

Granbury pitching – Drew Harris 5 innings, 3 hits, 2 runs (1 earned), 3 walks, 6 strikeouts; Daniel Trammel 2 innings, 1 hit, 0 run, 0 walks, 1 strikeout.

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Scoreboard

May 9, 2015

BASEBALL

District 8-5A final standings

District Overall

x-Cleburne 13-1 23-3

y-Aledo 11-4 15-10

y-Burl. Centennial 10-5 15-9-1

y-Granbury 9-5 14-8-2

Crowley 8-6 13-10

Burleson 3-11 6-17

Joshua 1-13 3-19

Everman 1-13 2-20

SOFTBALL

District 8-5A final standings

District Overall

x-Aledo 14-0 14-0

y-Burl. Centennial 11-3 16-3

y-Joshua 9-5 9-6

y-Burleson 8-6 10-11

Crowley 6-8 16-10

Cleburne 3-11 5-20-1

Granbury 3-11 3-16

Everman 2-12 8-14

x = clinched district championship

y = clinched playoff berth

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Granbury Parks and Recreation

May 9, 2015

SOFTBALL

Monday Mixed Hybrid

Standings

Jagerbombers 9-0

Keggers 6-3

Leather & Lace 5-4

Guns & Glitter 5-4

Pop Outs 1-8

CycerClinic Cyborgs 1-8

Scores

Jagerbombers 19, Guns & Glitter 6

Jagerbombers 12, Pop Outs 5

Keggers 12, Pop Outs 6

Keggers 17, CyberClinic Cyborgs 5

Leather & Lace 30, CyberClinic Cyborgs 5

Leather & Lace 29, Guns & Glitter 6

CyberClinic Cyborgs 17, Pop Outs 13

Keggers 18, Guns & Glitter 1

Guns & Glitter 16, Pop Outs 8

Keggers 13, Leather & Lace 8

Jagerbombers 21, CyberClinic 2

Jaberbombers 12, Leather & Lace 11

Jagerbombers 12, Keggers 7

Leather & Lace 25, Pop Outs 4

Guns & Glitter 20, CyberClinic Cyborgs 10

Pop Outs 15, CyberClinic Cyborgs 8

Jagerbombers 15, Leather & Lace 5

Guns & Glitter 19, Pop Outs 7

Jagerbombers 23, Cyberclinic Cyborgs 4

Leather & Lace 15, Keggers 1

Guns & Glitter 15, Pop Outs 14

Leather & Lace 18, Cyberclinic Cyborgs 2

Jagerbombers 17, Keggers 12

Keggers 18, Leather & Lace 13

Jagerbombers 25, Pop Outs 1

Guns & Glitter 23, Cyberclinic Cyborgs 2

Monday Mixed Comp

Standings

Foul Play 6-0

Plum Crazy 3-3

Hittas 0-6

Scores

Foul Play 9, Hittas 4

Foul Play 19, Plum Crazy 17

Plum Crazy 11, Hittas 9

Plum Crazy 23, Hittas 3

Foul Play 14, Hittas 10

Foul Play 21, Plum Crazy 6

Plum Crazy 15, Hittas 11

Foul Play 17, Hittas 11

Foul Play 18, Plum Crazy 8

Tuesday Industrial

Standings

Dirty 5-1

Morning 5-2

Cityboyz 2-3

City Outlaws 0-6

Scores

Morning 10, City Outlaws 9

Morning 10, Dirty 9

Dirty 7, Cityboyz 0 (forfeit)

Cityboyx 16, City Outlaws 10

Morning 21, Cityboyz 5

Dirty 17, Morning 15

Morning 9, City Outlaws 5

Dirty 20, City Outlaws 13

Dirty 11, Cityboyz 10

Cityboyz 14, City Outlaws 11

Morning 20, City Outlaws 5

Dirty 17, Morning 9

Wednesday Men’s

Finial regular-season standings

Triple Crown 8-0

Bomb Squad 6-2

Strikers 5-3

Then & Now 4-4

Angry 3-5

Demon Sports 2-6

Strokers 0-8

Scores

Demon Sports 10, Strokers 9

Bomb Squad 15, Demon Sports 8

Triple Crown 18, Bomb Squad 8

Triple Crown 18, Strikers 4

Angry 15, Strikers 3

Then & Now 23, Strokers 9

Triple Crown 20, Then & Now 5

Bomb Squad 18, Strokers 3

Angry 14, Demon Sports 10

Angry 11, Strokers 10

Strikers 25, Then & Now 0

Bomb Squad 16, Strikers 4

Triple Crown 26, Demon Sports 16

Strikers 11, Demon Sports 9

Bomb Squad 35, Angry 12

Strikers 17, Strokers 12

Bomb Squad 26, Then & Now 11

Then & Now 19, Demon Sports 13

Triple Crown 24, Angry 9

Triple Crown 26, Strokers 15

Strikers 9, Strokers 3

Bomb Squad 19, Angry 4

Triple Crown 12, Bomb Squad 10

Triple Crown 17, Then & Now 13

Strikers 15, Demon Sports 13

Then & Now 18, Angry 14

Demon Sports 10, Strokers 7

Playoffs

First round

Triple Crown bye

Angry 12, Then & Now 2

Bomb Squad 21, Strokers 0

Strikers 11, Demon Sports 10

Second round

Triple Crown 16, Angry 6

Bomb Squad 17, Strikers 2

Losers bracket

Demon Sports 15, Strokers 5

Angry 12, Demon Sports 1

Then & Now 20, Strikers 17

Then & Now 21, Angry 6

Semifinals

Bomb Squad 22, Triple Crown 9

Triple Crown 15, Then & Now 3

Championship

Triple Crown 25, Bomb Squad 10

Bomb Squad 15, Triple Crown 14

(Bomb Squad champions of double-elimination tournament)

BASKETBALL

Women’s Spring

Standings

The Procrastinators 8-0

S.W.A.T.

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Sports Briefs

May 9, 2015

RATTLERS ON ROAD

FOR PLAYOFF WARMUP

The Tolar Rattlers will travel to Archer City for a playoff warmup game today at 1 p.m.

The Rattlers (15-3-1) are champions of District 13-2A and are making their first playoff appearance since 2010. Archer City (18-6) won District 9-2A and brings a 14-game winning streak into the contest.

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