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Granbury teams reach finals of tournament

July 2, 2014

A pair of Granbury teams advanced to the championship round of the recent Brazos River Baseball All-Star Tournament hosted at the Granbury City Fields.

In the 12U division, Granbury Purple reached the title round before falling 10-6 to Aledo Black.

In the 14U division, the Granbury Stars likewise got to the championship game and were topped by the Everman Salvajes 12-2.

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That’s a handful

July 2, 2014
That’s a handful

That’s a handful
Reagan Knisek has her hands full as she gathers up soccer balls during some fun activities at the end of Dynasty soccer team tryouts recently at Decker Field. The drills concluded two days of tryouts.

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Seals win for third time in as many meets

July 2, 2014
Seals win for third time in as many meets

SMOOTH SWIMMING: Brice Gordon (front) and the Granbury SEALS swim team are enjoying another strong summer of competition. Through their first three meets, the SEALS have swept both the male and female divisions, including this past weekend in Southlake. The SEALS are off this week before finishing the regular season at home in preparation for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Region IV Meet in Keller July 19-20.

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Stephens 5K registration under way

July 2, 2014

Registration has begun for the second SFC Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 27 in Tolar.

In addition to the 5K and Fun Run, $1 tickets can be purchased for a drawing for a quilt, handmade by Lucy Esposito.

The event honors the memory of Army Sgt.

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Sports Briefs

July 2, 2014

AREA DUO HONORED FOR COLLEGE ACADEMICS

Two former Granbury High athletes received academic honors from their respective colleges recently.

Volleyball player Paige Holt, who just completed her freshman season at Cameron University, was named to the Lone Star Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll. She is an English major.

At Howard Payne, the recently graduated Ross Whittet, was named Academic All-American Southwest Conference in men’s basketball.

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Tourney raises $30,000 for area firefighters

June 28, 2014
Tourney raises $30,000 for area firefighters

Tourney raises $30,000 for area firefighters

Local car dealers Danny Hill and Mike Brown have long been regarded in Granbury as staunch community supporters.

This year, the two dealers decided to put on a fundraising event of their own.

On June 20, Mike Brown Auto Group and Classic Chevrolet Buick GMC hosted the Danny Hill & Mike Brown Invitational at Harbor Lakes Golf Club.

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Rains helped raise lake, but more needed

June 28, 2014

Rains helped raise lake, but more needed

The recent rains have benefited our Lake Granbury and several other reservoirs.

However, we are still about 5 feet low. Many areas received needed rainfall, but most areas did not get the water we received here locally.

Rainfall has been welcome around our drought-stricken areas.

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Sports Camps

June 28, 2014

GRANBURY

Volleyball II

Dates: July 28-31

Times: 8-10 a.m. for grades 3-7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 8-9, 1-3 p.m. for grades 10-12

Contact: Tammy Clark, 817-408-4673, [email protected]

Tennis

Dates: July 28-31

Times: 9 a.m.-noon for grades 3-12

Contact: Denise Scott at [email protected]

LIPAN

LADY INDIANS BASKETBALL

Dates: Aug. 4-6

Times: 8:30-11:30 a.m.

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Firecracker run set for July 4

June 28, 2014

Firecracker run set for July 4

HOOD COUNTY NEWS

The Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club is hosting the 5K Firecracker Run on July 4.

The run will start and finish at Tidwell Field, located behind the high school and across Howard Clemmons Road from the airport.

Runners will follow the Hike and Bike Trail to City Park.

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Two-time champs

June 28, 2014
Two-time champs

Two-time champs

The Dynasty Blue ‘02 girls competitive team had two very successful weekends of soccer recently. They won the Cowtown Classic U12 division, followed by taking the U14 Competitive division in the Lake Granbury Spring Classic, allowing no goals. Pictured are (top row, from left) Laynee Pence, coach Russell Brown, Danielle Coumbs, Reagan Knisek, Mirian Espinosa, coach Steve Krzeminski, Cami Krzeminski, Alicia Hamm, Reagan Brown, Alyssa Gomez, coach Jared Gomez, Baileigh Payne, (bottom row) Courtney Langley, Ashlyn Denholm, Victoria Valverde, Shanna Young, Payton Bell, Aly Wallace, Taylor Fellers, and Piper Duncan.

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