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October 8, 2014

SHRINE CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT SET

The Lake Granbury Area Shrine Club’s Open Fall Golf Tournament will be Monday, Oct. 13, at the Hidden Oaks Golf Course, 2701 Hideaway Bay Ct.

Ladies are welcome for the event, which is limited to 100 players.

It will have a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Check-in is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m.

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CCA rolls in district opener

October 8, 2014
CCA rolls in district opener

The Cornerstone Christian Academy Crusaders got five touchdowns from Josh Beaird and thrashed Stephenville Huston Academy, 72-25, in their Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship Div. 2, District 1 six-man football opener Friday night on the road.

The game was called in the fourth quarter on the 45-point mercy rule after the Crusaders racked up 668 yards in total offense against Huston (0-3).

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Scoreboard

October 8, 2014

FOOTBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A STANDINGS

District Season

Aledo 2-0 4-1

Cleburne 2-0 2-3

Burleson Centennial 1-1 3-2

Everman 1-1 3-2

Crowley 1-1 2-3

Burleson 1-1 2-3

Granbury 0-2 0-5

Joshua 0-2 2-3

Friday, Oct. 3 Results

Everman 12, Granbury 0; Aledo 55, Burleson Centennial 27; Crowley 50, Joshua 9; Cleburne 28, Burleson High 22.

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Pirates stay close but lose, 12-0

October 8, 2014
Pirates stay close but lose, 12-0

Granbury head football coach Scotty Pugh indicated he couldn’t fault the effort of his players after his Pirates lost for the fifth time in as many outings Friday, a 12-0 District 8-5A decision against Everman.

The Pirates played the majority of the game needing just one touchdown to take the lead over the Bulldogs.

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Lady Pirates win sixth in a row

October 8, 2014
Lady Pirates win sixth in a row

The rest should be all downhill for the Granbury Lady Pirates, the 11th-ranked Class 5A volleyball team in the state.

The Lady Pirates thumped Everman, 25-5, 25-10, 25-12 as they closed out the first round of District 8-5A competition with another straight-sets win and their sixth victory in a row.

They were set to play last night in their showdown with district leader Aledo.

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Pirates have eye on area

October 8, 2014
Pirates have eye on area

The Granbury team tennis squad took a step out of district competition and cranked up the competition level Saturday with an eye to the playoffs.

Two visiting Class 5A schools from Wichita Falls provided the competition. The Pirates lost a morning match to the Rider Raiders, 18-1, then dropped their afternoon match to Wichita Falls High’s Coyotes, 16-3.

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Swim coach dripping with passion

October 8, 2014
Swim coach dripping with passion

Granbury High School’s swimming coach is so new that, well, he hasn’t even had time to get wet behind the ears.

But what 22-year-old Jason Pullano lacks in experience, he seems to make up for in enthusiasm.

Or, as he calls it – passion.

“Last year (GHS was) the district champion.

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Tough opponent preps NCTA for district slate

October 8, 2014
Tough opponent preps NCTA for district slate

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers didn’t get a win Friday, but coach Kirby Rasco said the football squad played well against a tough opponent in their final nondistrict contest.

Wichita Falls Notre Dame, a state semifinalist in TAPPS Div. 1 last season, topped the Div. 3 Pioneers, 66-52, outscoring NCTA 24-6 in the third quarter.

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Hammonds leads way in CC meet

October 8, 2014

The Granbury girls placed ninth and the boys were 21st in the Ken Gaston of Grand Prairie cross country meet held at Lynn Creek Park on Thursday.

Lauren Hammonds led the Lady Pirates with a 39th-place finish, at 22.05.

Dylan Goosen was the top finisher among the GHS boys, coming in 47th with an 18.36.

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Tolar girls starting strong

October 4, 2014

The Tolar volleyball squad is off to a strong start in District 9-2A this season with a 5-1 mark after beating Chico and Ranger.

Last Saturday, Coach Scotty Miller’s Lady Rattlers downed Chico in straight sets, 25-13, 25-10, 25-16.

“We’re playing pretty well right now coming off two huge wins this week.

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