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While watching fish, watch thermometer

June 13, 2015

Out on the lake all day fishing a tournament, in the heat at work, or participating in other outdoor activities in this brutal Texas weather can cause overheating of your body.

Too much heat stress can lead to an illness that is the body’s way of saying it can’t take the heat.

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Be careful of transporting zebra mussels

June 13, 2015
Be careful of transporting zebra mussels

Attention anglers, zebra mussels could be hiding in your boat or gear. If you don’t take action, you risk spreading these destructive invaders to lakes across Texas.

Zebra mussels harm aquatic life, including native mussels and popular sport fish, damage boats and fishing equipment, and litter shorelines with their sharp shells.

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Parks and Recreation

June 13, 2015

SOFTBALL

Monday Mixed National

Standings

Hit That 4-0

Sons of Pitches 1-1

Guns & Glitter 1-1

River Bottoms 0-2

Pop Outs 0-2

Scores

Hit That 12, Guns and Glitter 11

Sons of Pitches 9, River Bottoms 6

Hit That 12, Pop Outs 0

Guns & Glitter 13, Pop Outs 7

Hit That 21, River Bottoms 11

Hit That 19, Sons of Pitches 11

Monday Mixed American

Standings

Pitches Be Crazy 2-0

Keggers 1-1

Leather & Lace 0-2

Scores

Pitches Be Crazy 13, Leather & Lace 9

Pitches Be Crazy 15, Keggers 12

Keggers 17, Leather & Lace 6

Monday Mixed Competitive

Standings

Foul Play 2-0

NTX DTP 1-0

#downtownpound 1-1

Jagerbombers 0-1

Plum Crazy 0-2

Scores

NTX DTP defeated Plum Crazy

Foul Play 10, Plum Crazy 7

Foul Play 20, #downpoundpound 10

#downtownpound 9, Jagerbombers 6

Wednesday Men’s American

Standings

Angry 2-0

Demon Sports 1-1

Strikers 1-1

Scared Hitless 1-1

Dirty 0-2

Scores

Angry 12, Dirty 9

Scared Hitless 11, Dirty 10

Strikers 11, Scared Hitless 7

Demon Sports 24, Strikers 7

Angry 28, Demon Sports 14

Wednesday Men’s National

Standings

Triple Crown 2-0

Bomb Squad 1-1

Then & Now 1-1

Fireballs 0-2

Scores

Then & Now 10, Fireballs 3

Triple Crown 17, Fireballs 3

Triple Crown 23, Bomb Squad 12

Bomb Squad 23, Then & Now 14

VOLLEYBALL

Standings

Holt 4-0

Abrego 3-0

Baker 2-1

Revengers 2-2

Perkins 1-2

Thomas 0-3

Lewallen 0-4

Scores

Holt defeated Revengers 24-26, 25-8, 15-4

Holt defeated Thomas 25-9, 25-16

Perkins defeated Lewallen 15-25, 25-18, 15-7

Abrego defeated Baker 25-21, 22-25, 15-10

Abrego defeated Lewallen 25-23, 25-17

Baker defeated Lewallen 25-15, 14-25, 15-3

Holt defeated Perkins 25-3, 25-7

Revengers defeated Thomas 21-25, 25-16, 15-12

Baker defeated Perkins 25-6, 25-10

Holt defeated Thomas 25-13, 25-11

BASKETBALL

Summer Men’s

Standings

Villa 2-0

Lonnie 2-0

Alban 1-1

Abrego 1-1

Spikes 0-2

Long Shots 0-2

Scores

Alban 73, Spikes 29

Villa 77, Long Shots 29

Lonnie 53, Abrego 51

Abrego 62, Spikes 48

Villa 75, Alban 67

Lonnie 52, Long Shots 37

Summer Women’s

Standings

Victorious Secret 2-0

The Industry 1-1

Dirty Cheetahs 1-1

HERR-ICANES 0-2

Scores

Victorious Secret 40, Dirty Cheetahs 30

The Industry 34, HERR-ICANES 27

Victorious Secret 47, HERRI-ICANES 22

Dirty Cheetahs 47, The Industry 42

KICKBALL

Standings

Team Bennett 3-0

Pitch, Please 2-1-1

Schwetty 1-1-1

Beautiful 0-2

Recess Rejects 0-2

Scores

Pitch, Please 13, Recess Rejects 3

Pitch, Please 5, Beautiful 2

Team Bennett 3, Schewtty 2

Team Bennett 15, Beautiful 0

Team Bennett 2, Pitch, Please 1

Schwetty 4, Recess Rejects 2

Pitch, Please 3, Schwetty 3

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Back to the postseason

June 13, 2015
Back to the postseason

The Tolar Rattlers won the District 13-2A baseball championship and made their first playoff appearance since 2010 this season. The Rattlers finished 16-5-1 and were ranked as No. 12 in the state. Pictured are (back row, from left) Assistant Coach Chance LeFevre, Will Bonnell, Tyler Anderson, Rorie Brister, Brandon Northcutt, Stevie Morphew, Devon Hodges, Cade Brown, Head Coach Darrell Hogan, (front row) Lance Smith, Tyler McMillen, Dakota Endsley, Dusty Kimmell, Cole Kratochivil, and Hayden Sorrells.

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Scoreboard

June 13, 2015

GOLF

DECORDOVA BEND MGA

Jimmie Summers, Mike Blair, Bill Cansler, Dennis Oliver 148; David Dehoff, Harry Jones, Ken Ulrickson, Bill Oeller 152; Donavon Schmidt, Ted Weldon, Bill Price, Jim Udstuen 156; Bob Chrisman, Jerry Lawless, Leroy Larson 158

Closest to the hole

Hole No. 5 – Ken Stubbs, 13 feet

No.

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Sports Briefs

June 13, 2015

AFFINITY F1 HOSTING

5K GLOW RUN ON JULY 24

Affinity F1 Racing, the F1 in Schools team at Granbury High School, is hosting a 5K Glow Run on Friday, July 24.

The festivities will kick off at Tidwell Field, the baseball stadium located behind GHS. Registration will begin at 8 p.m., with the race following at 9.

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Strong finish leads to exciting victory

June 13, 2015
Strong finish leads to exciting victory

They say communication is the key to success in any sport.

As he was playing his final hole Wednesday in the Hood County News/First Tee Junior Golf Tournament, Brady Wright’s friend Andrew Dunn came passing by on his way to the clubhouse.

Dunn had already finished his round.

“What did you shoot?” Wright asked.

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Meeting a hero

June 13, 2015
Meeting a hero

June 8 was a BIG day for five local teens. Blake Walts, Harley Walts, Mercedes Rodriguez, Nik Press and Travis Donahue are all members at the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County. Each member was selected for their outstanding performances during their tenure at the Club. On that evening, they atttended the Core Power-Tony Romo Experience at SMU.

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Strong finish leads to exciting victory

June 13, 2015

They say communication is the key to success in any sport.

As he was playing his final hole Wednesday in the Hood County News/First Tee Junior Golf Tournament, Brady Wright’s friend Andrew Dunn came passing by on his way to the clubhouse.

Dunn had already finished his round.

“What did you shoot?” Wright asked.

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Flyers win big at Comanche

June 10, 2015
Flyers win big at Comanche

The Hood County Flyers got the summer track season underway Saturday, competing in the Comanche Blue Ribbon Relays.

The Flyers won a dozen gold medals. They added six silver medals and five bronze.

“This was a great first meet for our kids,” said Flyers head coach Jeremy Blohowiak.

“It will get tougher from here.”

The Flyers were led by Caleb Lawrence, who won four gold medals in the 16-Under Boys division.

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