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Adjust fishing to winter

November 15, 2014
Adjust fishing to winter

The first freeze signals an important time for winter anglers, especially striped bass anglers.

This first freeze usually will drop water temperatures into the upper 50s and low 60s, and the feeding binge is on. Temperatures may recover some, but this signals the start of the winter season.

These colder temperatures will slow down all cold-blooded animals.

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Pirates look to 2015 after bleak 1-9 mark

November 15, 2014

A year ago, no one could have predicted the kind of football season the Granbury Pirates had in 2014.

Granbury was coming off of four consecutive playoff appearances out of District 7-4A.

The Pirates lost their first six games this season, starting with a 69-7 thumping by eventual District 5-5A champion Azle.

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Lipan girls open basketball season with win

November 12, 2014

The Lipan Lady Indians opened their 2014-15 basketball season on the road Tuesday night with a 63-31 victory over Slidell.…

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Rattlers thrash De Leon in playoff prep

November 12, 2014
Rattlers thrash De Leon in playoff prep

TOLAR – Tolar finished the regular season with a 49-7 pounding of the De Leon Bearcats Friday at Rattler Stadium, having previously clinched a playoff berth by securing second place in the District 7-2A, Div. I football standings.

The Rattlers are now poised for a rematch with Bosqueville on Friday night in the bidistrict round of the playoffs.

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NCTA set for playoffs as wildcard

November 12, 2014
NCTA set for playoffs as wildcard

The North Central Texas Academy football team earned a wildcard berth into the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. III six-man football playoffs with a 66-20 home victory Friday over Heath Fulton.

The Pioneers’ bidistrict playoff game will be against San Marcos Hill Country on Friday at Prairie Lea, Texas.

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CCA rolls into TCAF semis

November 12, 2014
CCA rolls into TCAF semis

The Cornerstone Christian Academy Crusaders thumped Irving Faustina Academy 74-40 Friday night at home in their state quarterfinal playoff game to advance to the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship (TCAF) six-man Div. II football semifinals for the first time in school history.

Coach Chris Eikenhorst’s Crusaders will play at 12:30 p.m. Saturday against Arlington St.

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Turnovers doom Pirates in finale

November 12, 2014
Turnovers doom Pirates in finale

The season finale for the Granbury Pirates was like several other football games they played this season – tantalizingly close until the second half.

The game – Senior Night on Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium Friday night – was tied at 21 when Crowley took the lead for good, 29-21, with 5:13 left in the third quarter and went on to win 42-21.

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Lady Pirates sail into regional

November 12, 2014
Lady Pirates sail into regional

SAGINAW – The Granbury Lady Pirates are about to get what they’ve been wishing for since the end of the last volleyball season – a second chance to win a regional championship and reach the state tournament for the first time ever.

On Monday night they qualified for the Region I-5A tournament with a 25-17, 25-11, 25-12 triumph over District 6-5A champion Grapevine (33-14) at Saginaw High School’s gym.

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Scoreboard

November 12, 2014

FOOTBALL

FINAL DISTRICT 8-5A STANDINGS

District Season

*Aledo 7-0 9-1

* Burleson Centennial 5-2 7-3

*Everman 4-3 6-4

*Burleson High 4-3 5-5

Cleburne 4-3 4-6

Crowley 3-4 5-5

Granbury 1-6 1-9

Joshua 0-7 1-9

* Playoff qualifiers.

Oct. 31 Results

Crowley 42, Granbury 21; Aledo 63, Cleburne 28; Burleson Centennial 42, Johsua 3; Burleson High 48, Everman 27.

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Lady Rattlers top Blue Ridge in area

November 12, 2014
Lady Rattlers top Blue Ridge in area

CHICO – The Lady Rattlers, district volleyball champions for the first time in school history, advanced to the regional quarterfinals when they beat Blue Ridge Saturday afternoon at Chico High School in their area playoff match, 25-14, 25-23, 25-22.

Tolar took on Collinsville last night in Bridgeport.

The District 9-2A champion Lady Rattlers, now 27-11 on the season, were No.

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