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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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Granbury opens girls fall golf with annual Lady Pirate Classic

October 1, 2014
Granbury opens girls fall golf with annual Lady Pirate Classic

The Granbury High School girls golf team opened the fall schedule Friday and Saturday in the annual Lady Pirate Classic at Harbor Lakes Golf Course.

The Lady Pirates shot a 384 on Friday and 371 on Saturday for an overall team score of 755. They placed 16th out of the 17 full squads there.

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Scoreboard

October 1, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A STANDINGS

District Season

Aledo 5-0 27-7

Granbury 4-1 22-8

Burleson 4-1 20-10

Burleson Centennial 3-2 13-19

Crowley 2-4 5-15-1

Joshua 1-4 18-13

Cleburne 1-4 6-14

Everman 0-5 22-10

Last Friday’s Results

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

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NCTA dumps McKinney in Homecoming

October 1, 2014
NCTA dumps McKinney in Homecoming

Tyler Hoskins scored six touchdowns as the North Central Texas Academy Pioneers bounced back from two straight six-man football losses, downing McKinney Cornerstone Friday night, 58-12.

Coach Kirby Rasco’s squad ended the matchup on the 45-point mercy rule in the third quarter.

Rasco said all of his players played hard, and everyone saw playing time.

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Cornerstone falls to Lucas

October 1, 2014
Cornerstone falls to Lucas

The Cornerstone Christian Academy Crusaders, far from full strength because of injuries, fell to Lucas Christian Academy by a 64-18 margin Friday at home in six-man football.

Cornerstone slipped to 1-4 overall, losing its third in a row.

Coach Chris Eikenhorst said that his Crusaders are missing three offensive and four defensive starters because of various injuries.

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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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Squaw Creek tilapia explosion continues

September 27, 2014

I’ve discussed tilapia fishing several times in this column. It’s hard not to discuss fishing at its best.

Tilapia is an invasive species that is flourishing in our local power plant lake – Squaw Creek – and continues to get even better. Folks are coming out and filling their ice chests, and they’re excellent table fare.

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