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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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Sports Briefs

October 4, 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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Fish movement knowledge helpful

October 4, 2014

Many years back, I came across an interesting study done on hybrid and striped bass.

This study discusses the movement of stripers/hybrid stripers on our inland lakes. The temperature of the water drives the stripers and hybrids in their movements along with the availability of forage.

As we all know, striped bass are moving machines.

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Scoreboard

October 4, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A STANDINGS

District Season

Aledo 6-0 28-7

Granbury 5-1 23-8

Burleson 4-2 20-11

Burleson Centennial 3-3 13-20

Crowley 3-3 6-15-1

Joshua 2-4 19-13

Cleburne 1-5 6-15

Everman 0-6 22-11

Tuesday, Sept. 30 Results

Granbury def. Burleson Centennial, 3-0; Aledo def. Burleson High, 3-1; Joshua def. Cleburne, 3-0; Crowley def.

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Pirates focus on new goals in tough stretch

October 4, 2014
Pirates focus on new goals in tough stretch

Sometimes winning isn’t even among the top three immediate goals for a football team.

At least that’s what Granbury head coach Scotty Pugh is indicating now that his squad has started the season with four losses.

It’s time to refocus on what’s most important, he said.

Things like maintaining team unity and competitiveness take precedence when touchdowns are few and far between and foes are scoring an average of 46.5 points per game.

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Lady Pirates alone in second

October 4, 2014
Lady Pirates alone in second

A slick road victory over Burleson Centennial helped the Granbury Lady Pirates take sole possession of second place in the District 8-5A volleyball standings.

Coach Tammy Clark’s 23-8 squad posted a 25-18, 25-12, 25-13 win at Burleson Centennial Tuesday as the Lady Pirates improved to 5-1 with their fifth straight district win.

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Aledo tops GHS in tennis

October 4, 2014

Granbury suffered its first loss of the season in District 8-5A team tennis Tuesday in Aledo, falling 15-4.

Coach Tyson Stewart’s Pirates were 5-1 and 8-2 on the season going into Tuesday’s next district contest, at home against Crowley (4:30 p.m.).

Aledo is leading the district, at 6-0.

In the Aledo contest, Granbury won two of the top three girls singles matches.

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Pirates fall to Elks in district opener

October 1, 2014
Pirates fall to Elks in district opener

BURLESON – The Granbury Pirates had some minor victories in their District 8-5A football opener Friday night at Burleson Stadium, but not nearly enough to earn a win.

The Pirates had two defensive stops – one inside their 5-yard line and one inside their 20 – in the second quarter. Also, Granbury’s offense had no turnovers in the second half, and running back Eugene Geis posted 102 yards rushing.

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Lady Pirates top Burleson

October 1, 2014

The state-ranked Granbury Lady Pirates captured their fourth consecutive District 8-5A volleyball victory Friday night, downing Burleson High, 25-22, 25-13, 25-15.

It was the first district loss this season for Burleson, and the Lady Pirates (22-8 overall) are now tied with the Lady Elks for second place in the district, at 4-1.

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Rattlers throttle Rio Vista for fourth win in a row

October 1, 2014
Rattlers throttle Rio Vista for fourth win in a row

The naming of the 2014 Tolar Homecoming queen proved to be the only suspense on Friday night at Rattler Stadium.

Tolar cruised to a 42-7 victory, dominating the Eagles of Rio Vista in Tolar’s final nondistrict football contest of the season.

Tolar’s defense held Rio Vista to 185 yards of total offense, including negative four yards in the third quarter.

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