Gymnastics trio making return to nationals

July 9, 2014
Gymnastics trio making return to nationals

BACK TO NATIONALS: (From left) Gymnasts Rachel Torres, Emma Grace, and Madison Pearson will be competing in the USA Gymnastics Level 8-10 Tumbling and Trampoline National Championships July 15-19 in Louisville, Ky. It is the fourth trip to nationals for each, but the first time each will be competing in Level 8.

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14-Under All-Stars

July 9, 2014
14-Under  All-Stars

The Granbury 14-Under All-Stars are 14-3 during the 2014 summer tournament season. They will next play in this weekend’s tournament locally. Pictured are (kneeling, from left) Tyler Torres, Drew Dawson, Lake McPhie, Clayton Deaver, Hayden Tackett, (standing) coach Chris Tackett, Kelton Gribsby, Dustin Twigg, Bradley Johnson, Warren Miller, Jaxon Clay, Trace Thompson, and coach Dallas Clay.

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Sports Briefs

July 9, 2014



Jon Allen, a coach at Acton Middle School, has been named the new boys coordinator for the school’s athletic teams.

“We are excited to have Coach Allen leading the program at AMS,” commented Granbury ISD athletic director Dwight Butler. “Jon has grown in his knowledge in several sports, and he will be a great motivator for the students.”

Allen is in his fifth year at AMS.

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Score Board

July 9, 2014



White Tees

1. Ben Bradley/Doug Wagner, 2. Lynn Curry/Gary Pleickhardt, 3. Danny Dwight/Rod Heitschmidt, 4. Ross Carnes/Bruce Connor, 5. Mel Raid/Jimmy Dodson.

Gold Tees

1. Tony Garcia/James Steele, 2. William Reed/Stan Stookesberry, 3. Gil Sweet/Carl Hudgins, 4. Jim Murphy/Jerry Tetts, 5. Herbert Hill/Bob McClinton.


Silver Tees

Chammpionship Flight

Gross – 1.

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New league brings challenges, chances for GHS sports

July 9, 2014

Before the World Cup competition began, the USA’s group was referred to as “The Group of Death.”

No way the U.S. would get out of the group and advance, most thought. In fact, they were picked fourth out of the four teams.

So much for prognosticating.

Locally, the Granbury sports programs can take a cue from Team USA.

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GAA All-Stars named

July 9, 2014

Granbury Athletic Association baseball and softball all-stars for 2014:


Madden Carwell, Luke Gravely, Carter Hinsley, Caleb Jackson, Colt Kitching, Cooper Lamb, Sutton Medlin, Jaylyn Miller, Ryder Papasan, Briton Rice, Will Webb, Logan Wilson, coach Terry Medlin.


Caden Bagwell, Easton Bleeker, Dylan Bowen, Caleb Bufkin, Eli Cockrell, Krew Crites, Gabriel Cuellar, Cooper Cumba, Wyatt Feemster, Jonas Gomez, Landon Grim, Brett Hasty, Titan Horton, coach Brandon Bleeker.

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Back in action

July 9, 2014
Back in action

Sarah Riley of the Granbury SEALS swim team dives into the water during competition in the Girls 11-12 division in a recent meet hosted by the SEALS at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center. The SEALS are back in action this Saturday, again at the Vollmer Center, as they wrap up the regular season of Texas Amateur Athletic Federation competition.

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Fun fishing can be found in small areas

July 5, 2014

Some of the most active and exciting fishing can be had on your local stock tank, pond or small creek.

You don’t need much equipment and you can generally access these effectively without a boat. These are also great places to take kids fishing as the fish are usually eager to accept most presentations.

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Second HCN/First Tee Tournament Wednesday

July 5, 2014

Like peanut butter and jelly, snowcones and summer, Lebron James and controversy.

Some things just seem to go well together.

The Hood County News Junior Golf Tournament Series was already popular.

Ditto for First Tee of Granbury.

Put the two together and, if the first tournament of the summer was an indication, it was a very good decision.

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July 5, 2014




Summer Twisters

Team standings (based on win percentage, in parentheses)

Dolls 8-0 (1.000)

Tail Winds 20-4 (.833)

Alley Katz 18-6 (.750)

Dim People 17-7 (.708)

Chilly Penguins 16-8 (.667)

Team 8 13-11 (.542)

The Gamblers 10-14 (.417)

Dreamers 8-16 (.333)

Just For Fun 8-16 (.333)

Team 10 6-18 (.250)

Magic Number 4-20 (.167)

Team 12 0-8 (.000)

Scratch game

Men – Richard Wood, 257; Gaylon Griffin, 247; Dave Rider, 209.

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