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Pirates absorb first loss

December 13, 2014

Granbury boys basketball coach David Breazeale said he could see it coming – his team’s first loss after starting with seven consecutive wins.

The conditions seemed right, he had noted behind the scenes before the Pirates’ nondistrict game Tuesday night in Corsicana, which the Pirates lost, 51-38.

The Granbury boys were coming off their tournament win in Boswell – the Applebee’s Classic – last weekend.

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Lady Indians down Peaster; boys lose

December 13, 2014

The second-ranked Lipan Lady Indians outscored Peaster Tuesday night in a nondistrict girls basketball contest in Lipan, 55-50.

Lanie Roberts came through again with 31 points and also led the Lady Indians in rebounds, with 9.

Bryanna Phelps chipped in with 13 points in the winning cause.

Lipan outscored Peaster 15-7 in the second quarter for a 30-22 advantage and managed to hold off the visitors in the second half.

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Miracle League site approved

December 13, 2014
Miracle League site approved

Spring tryouts for the Texas Edge select youth teams are being held today, but founder Steve Mitcham also has his sights set on another special group of baseball players.

Mitcham recently learned that his facility, on Rhea Road southeast of Granbury, has been approved as a site for a new Miracle League field for those children who are physically and mentally challenged.

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Scoreboard

December 13, 2014

GOLF

Hole-in-one

Jimmy Williams made a hole-in-one on Dec. 11 on No. 14 at Pecan Plantation Country Club. It was witnessed by Karen Williams and Diane and Gary Christenson.

BASKETBALL

Subvarsity

BOYS

Dec. 4-6

Millsap tournament

GHS 9th Grade Purple 45, Eastland 40.

Eastland 33, GHS 9th Grade Gold 15.

BOYS

Dec.

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CCA girls lose, boys win on road

December 13, 2014

The Cornerstone Christian Academy girls basketball team struggled Tuesday night, having several players out with injuries in a 39-21 nondistrict road loss to Arlington St. Paul Academy.

The Lady Crusaders (1-3) had four of their top six players sidelined in the game and had only seven healthy enough to compete in the game, according to coach Richard Lauer.

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Rattlers win final game in tourney

December 13, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers, with their new arrivals from the football team still getting into basketball shape, dropped their first two games in the Dublin basketball tournament, but bounced back to defeat Early in a consolation bracket match last Saturday.

Coach Kent Caruthers’ Rattlers (1-4) defeated Early, 69-68, Saturday. They had lost in the first round Thursday to Coleman, 73-50, then fell to Eastland, 48-45, on Friday.

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Scoreboard

December 10, 2014

GOLF

DeCordova Bend LGA 9-hole Turkey Shoot

First Flight

Low Gross – Mary Lambeth

Low Net – Linda Bogard

Second Flight

Low Gross:– Connie Cleveland

Low Net – Phyllis Stephenson

Third Flight

Low Gross – Donna Tomlinson

Low Net – Joanne Johansen

Fourth Flight

Low Gross – Nowana Cashiola

Low Net – Jerry Meier

Chip-in – Joanne Johansen, No.

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Sports Briefs

December 10, 2014

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ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

The Granbury Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new activity – a mixed Indoor Volleyball League (ages 16 and up). The season has been delayed, likely until January.

The cost is $150 per team.

To sign up, call Josh McGinnis at 817-573-7030, or send an email ([email protected]).

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Lipan girls rally, win tourney

December 10, 2014
Lipan  girls rally, win tourney

LIPAN – The Lipan basketball girls rallied from a 16-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat Class 3A Keene Saturday, earning the girls crown in the inaugural Texstar Lipan Tournament of Champions.

Lipan’s Lanie Roberts, a junior who scored 86 points – including 38 in a win over Tenaha Thursday – was named Most Valuable Player among the girls.

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Van Griffith Kia tourney starting Thursday

December 10, 2014

The annual Van Griffith Kia Basketball Tournament starts Thursday and continues through Saturday’s championship games.

Pool play begins Thursday morning and bracket play starts Friday afternoon.

The girls division will include Stephenville, ranked No. 6 in the state in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A poll. The other girls teams are Alvord, El Paso Burges, Kennedale and Stephenville in the White Pool, and El Paso Franklin, Godley, Granbury and Waco Robinson in the Purple Pool.

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