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Watch out for critters brought in by recent rains

July 18, 2015

The flooding rains we have had are known to bring in unwanted critters. I have noticed a lot more snakes in the water near my house.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is warning residents about potential hazards due to relocated wildlife.

Our storms earlier this year coincided with the time of year when newborn wildlife start showing up on the landscape.

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Granbury hosts all-star baseball tourneys

July 18, 2015

Granbury hosted its second all-star tournament of the summer as Brazos River Baseball presented an event. Granbury had teams entered in the 6-Under, 8-Under, 10-Under and 12-Under divisions.

6-Under

The Granbury Storm went through pool play with a 2-0 record, defeating the Azle Hornets 15-8 and the Haslet All-Stars 14-5. That gave Storm the No.

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Sports Camps

July 18, 2015

Granbury ISD

Tennis

Dates: July 27-30

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

Location: Granbury High School Tennis Courts.

Contact: Tyson Stewart, 979-587-2920 or [email protected]

Volleyball II

Dates: July 27-30.

Times: 8-10 a.m. for grades 4-7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 8-9, 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 10-12.

Location: Acton Middle School.

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

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Seeking state again

July 18, 2015
Seeking state again

Macie Blohowiak of the Hood County Flyers is attempting to reach the TAAF State Meet for a third straight year when she competes in the Region 4 Meet this weekend at The Colony.

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Parks and Recreation

July 18, 2015
Parks and Recreation

VOLLEYBALL

Thursday night mixed

Final regular-season standings

Holt 6-2

Abrego 6-2

Revengers 6-2

Baker 6-2

Thomas 3-5

Perkins 1-7

Lewallen 0-8

Postseason tournament

First round

Abrego 2, Thomas 0

Holt 2,. Lewallen 0

Revengers 2, Perkins 0

Baker bye

Semifinals

Abrego 2, Baker 0

Holt 2, Revengers 1

Championship

Holt 2, Abrego 0

SOFTBALL

Monday Mixed Competitive

Final regular-season standings

Foul Play 6-2

Plum Crazy 6-2

#downtopound 4-4

NTX DTP 3-5

Jagerbombers 1-7

Postseason tournament

(combination of Monday Mixed Competitive and Monday Mixed American)

First round

Keggers 16, NTX DTP 4

#downtopound 25, Pitches Be Crazy 13

Plum Crazy 14, Leather & Lace 1

Foul Play 16, Jagerbombers 4

Semifinals

#downtopound 15, Keggers 4

Foul Play 12, Plum Crazy 6

Championship

Foul Play 18, #downtopound 13

Monday Mixed National

Final regular-season standings

Hit That 7-1

Guns & Glitter 7-1

Sons of Pitches 3-5

Pop Outs 2-6

River Bottoms 1-7

Postseason tournament

First round

River Bottoms 7, Pop Outs 0

Guns & Glitter bye

Hit That bye

Sons of Pitches bye

Semifinals

Guns & Glitter9, River Bottoms 7

Hit That 11, Sons of Pitches 6

Championship

Guns & Glitter 22, Hit That 18

Monday Mixed American

Final standings

(Joined with Monday Mixed Competitive in postseason tournament)

Pitches Be Crazy 7-3

Keggers 6-4

Leather & Lace 2-8

Wednesday Men’s American

Final regular-season standings

Angry 6-2

Strikers 5-3

Scared Hitless 4-4

Demon Sports 4-4

Dirty 1-7

Postseason tournament

All games Wednesday

First round

Scared Hitless vs.

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SEALS enter regionals seeking another record

July 18, 2015
SEALS enter regionals seeking another record

Is this the year the Granbury SEALS swim team tops the century mark?

In sending swimmers to state, that is.

Last season the SEALS sent a club-record 95 swimmers to the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Games of Texas. That was on the heels of a team-record 62 the season before.

Through three meets, it is clear the SEALS are among the best teams around.

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Flyers looking to make run at TAAF State Games

July 18, 2015

Fresh off a personal-best performance in the high jump at Lewisville, Macie Blohowiak leads a group of Hood County Flyers seeking a state bid this weekend.

The team is competing in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Region 4 Meet at The Colony today and tomorrow. The top five in each event will qualify for the TAAF Games of Texas in Bryan/College Station July 30-Aug.

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UIL rule change guarantees Tolar VB playoff berth

July 15, 2015

The Tolar Lady Rattlers are returning to the Class 2A volleyball playoffs.

No, that’s not just optimism speaking as they are among the best teams in the state.

They literally have clinched a postseason berth despite not having delivered a single serve, spike, block or dig.

They haven’t even had their first practice.

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SEALS wrap up regular season, regional meet up next

July 15, 2015
SEALS wrap up regular season, regional meet up next

The Granbury SEALS competed in their final meet of the regular season Saturday at the Dana Vollmer Swim Center.

For the first time this season they did not finish atop the standings, relinquishing that honor to Trophy Club.

Trophy Club scored a combined 4,474 points to edge the SEALS (4,354) by 120 points.

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Kids getting kicks

July 15, 2015
Kids getting kicks

Gracie Pae (left) and Jacob Wolfe participate in a drill during a recent Granbury ISD Soccer Camp. The camp is one of many held throughout the Hood County area each summer, including Granbury, Tolar, Lipan and North Central.

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