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Tyler’s making ‘Wright’ move

August 22, 2015
Tyler’s making ‘Wright’ move

Tyler Wright only played one season of football for the Granbury Pirates, but it was one of the most memorable seasons in school history.

If the football was anywhere within the Granbury city limits, the senior wide receiver was going to catch it.

Behind his play, the Pirates ended a playoff drought of 33 years when they reached bidistrict in 2010.

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Opportunities for doves increased

August 22, 2015
Opportunities for doves increased

Dove hunters will have more opportunity earlier in the season with dates and bag limits finalized recently by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

The traditional Sept. 1 opening day in the North and Central Zones remains the same. The first segment in those zones will be five days longer than last season, closing on Sunday, Oct.

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Scrimmage score secondary to Pugh

August 19, 2015

The Granbury Pirates faced outside competition for the first time this past Friday, traveling to face Wichita Falls Rider.

Coach Scotty Pugh said he wasn’t paying attention to scores, though the Raiders did reach the end zone four times to none for Granbury.

Pugh wouldn’t elaborate on what impressed him most.

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Lady Pirates gain a lot from tourney

August 19, 2015

The Granbury Lady Pirates played in arguably the state’s toughest volleyball tournament this past weekend, the Texas Invitational in Pearland.

And while they were 2-5 in the seven matches played there, coach Tammy Clark is looking at more than what she saw on the scoreboard.

“It was a very challenging tournament where we were able to see what we need to improve on through the preseason to be where we want to be,” she said.

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Covington Tournament champs

August 19, 2015
Covington Tournament champs

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers won the championship of the Covington Tournament this past weekend, improving to 4-0 on the young volleyball season. Bojana Vukadinovic was named the tournament MVP. The Lady Pioneers defeated Bynum 25-11, 25-20, Covington 25-17, 25-8, and Coolidge 25-14, 25-19. Pictured are (back row, from left) Lillian Ijeh, Bojana Vukadinovic, Lucy Ibeh, (middle row) coach Jordan Southerland, Mufaro Mutizwa, Emma Hickman, Sophia Schultz, Taylor Roach, Korede Ahmedu, (front row) Morgan Schaefer, Bailey Roach, Kelsey Kacal, and Abbey Kacal.

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GHS tennis opens with toughies

August 19, 2015

The Granbury High tennis team opened the season with three matches in two days this past weekend, going 1-2.

Playing Friday in Arlington, the Pirates lost 16-3 to Hereford and defeated Arlington Lamar 11-8. Saturday they came home they lost 18-1 to Lubbock Monterrey.

“This was a tough weekend of tennis for us to start the season with,” said Granbury coach Tyson Stewart.

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Scoreboard

August 19, 2015

GOLF

PECAN PLANTATION LGA PLAYDAY

18 holes

Silver Tees

Championship Flight

Gross – 1. Paula Marker.

Net – 1. Nancy Savage, 2. Madeline Longmire.

First Flight

Gross – 1. Debbie Dewey.

Net – 1. Donna Berry, 2. Debbie Jansen.

Green Tees

First Flight

Gross – 1. Evelyn Bourland.

Net – 1.

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Lady Rattlers best Venus, move to 2-0

August 19, 2015

The Tolar Lady Rattlers improved to 2-0 this volleyball season with a 25-20, 21-25, 25-20, 25-11 victory at Venus Friday.

The Lady Rattlers posted a total of 44 kills, led by 15 from Tristyn Klein and nine each from Hannah Lee and Liz Blessing.

Tolar also served a dozen aces, led by Klein and Kennedy Wood with three each.

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No. 4 Brock formidable Tolar foe

August 19, 2015
No. 4 Brock formidable Tolar foe

The Tolar Rattlers may not see a better football team than the Brock Eagles this season.

On the other hand, they should be ready if they do.

In their first scrimmage of the 2015 season, Friday at Rattler Stadium, Brock dominated the scoring. The Eagles outscored Tolar 5-1 in the controlled scrimmage, and 1-0 in the 12-minute quarter.

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Pioneers gain split with Hill School, Tyler Street

August 19, 2015

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers split their scrimmage Friday, defeating Fort Worth Hill School 4-1 and falling 6-4 to Dallas Tyler Street.

“Overall, I was pleased and surprised with our offense,” said NCTA coach Kirby Rasco. “We moved the ball well most of the scrimmage, both running and throwing.”

Quarterback Nash Siatchetema was 9-for-11 passing with five touchdowns an interception.

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