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Lady Rattlers cruise by Ranger

January 17, 2015
Lady Rattlers cruise by Ranger

The Tolar Lady Rattlers kept up their district-leading basketball pace Tuesday night at home, getting 21 points from Hannah Peregrino and dominating the Ranger girls, 61-28.

Coach Benita Carlton’s team remained alone in first place in District 10-2A, at 5-0. Hico is second at 4-1, while Goldthwaite and Santo are tied for third, at 3-2.

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Rattlers remain unbeaten in district

January 17, 2015

Tolar’s boys basketball squad remained unbeaten in district play, overwhelming Ranger 75-17 Tuesday night at home.

Coach Kent Caruthers’ Rattlers continued their remarkable turnaround. The Rattlers had a disastrous start this season – due in large part by multiple injuries – and have progressed to grabbing the early lead in the District 10-2A race.

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NCTA girls romp

January 17, 2015

The state-ranked North Central Texas Academy girls blitzed Brownwood Victory Life, 45-6, Tuesday night at home for their second district basketball win.

The NCTA girls (10-3) are No. 13 in the latest Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools rankings for small private schools.

The Lady Pioneers are now 2-0 in their District 2-A Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools alignment.

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NCTA girls romp

January 17, 2015

The state-ranked North Central Texas Academy girls blitzed Brownwood Victory Life, 45-6, Tuesday night at home for their second district basketball win.

The NCTA girls (10-3) are No. 13 in the latest Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools rankings for small private schools.

The Lady Pioneers are now 2-0 in their District 2-A Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools alignment.

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Pirates’ soccer opener tonight

January 17, 2015
Pirates’ soccer opener tonight

Granbury High School boys head soccer coach Doug Kissinger raises his arm while overseeing a practice session on Wednesday at GHS involving varsity and junior varsity players. The Pirates open their regular season tonight at 7, playing host to Vidor at Pirate Stadium. Coach David Winkleman’s Lady Pirates are opening their season away from home in a tournament, the Lubbock Invitational.

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Pirates trip Joshua on road

January 17, 2015

The Granbury Pirates got a double-double from post Mitchell May on the way to a 55-34 road basketball victory Tuesday night over Joshua, advancing to 3-1 in District 8-5A play.

Coach David Breazeale, whose Pirates improved to 16-3 overall, called it a “solid” performance although the team struggled once again with its shooting percentage.

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Lady Pirates fall in OT, 55-52

January 17, 2015

The Granbury girls basketball team lost a slim lead Tuesday night in Joshua as the Lady Owls forced the district game into overtime and won 55-52.

Coach Steve Schmidt’s Lady Pirates led the Lady Owls 26-24 at halftime and 38-35 at the close of the third quarter.

But Joshua had a 5-2 scoring edge in the overtime to improve to 4-2 in league play.

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GHS 3rd in swim meet

January 17, 2015

The Granbury boys placed second and the GHS girls took third Jan. 10 in the Chaps Winter Invitational swim meet held Jan. 10 at O.D. Wyatt High School in Fort Worth.

In the combined score totals, Granbury was third behind Mansfield Lake Ridge and Fort Worth Paschal.

The boys team placed higher than any other Class 5A squad in the meet.

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Pirates roll past Jackets

January 14, 2015
Pirates roll past Jackets

Granbury boys basketball coach David Breazeale wanted to send his players a message after Tuesday’s 10-point loss to Everman.

Apparently, the Pirates received it and took note.

Granbury picked up its field goal shooting and held Cleburne to single-digit scoring in the second and third quarters Friday in a 59-37 District 8-5A triumph in the GHS James Wann Sports Center.

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Cleburne defeats Lady Pirates

January 14, 2015

Cleburne’s sharp shooting and Granbury’s plentiful turnovers translated into a 62-53 District 8-5A basketball loss for the Lady Pirates Friday night in the James Wann Sports Center at GHS.

The Lady Pirates went almost a quarter and a half with just one field goal to open the game. Meanwhile, the Lady Jackets poured in 8 shots from 3-point range on the night.

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