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Allen proving valuable at linebacker for Pirates

October 11, 2014
Allen proving valuable at linebacker for Pirates

If Granbury senior Malik Allen had his choice, he might never come off the football field.

But playing both offense and defense as hard as Allen does produces fatigue – and that does not lend itself to getting the most out of his considerable talents, according to coach Scotty Pugh.

Last season, Allen rushed for 1,015 yards and 17 touchdowns on a Pirate squad that had a 9-2 record.

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Aledo sweeps Lady Pirates

October 11, 2014
Aledo sweeps Lady Pirates

The 11th-ranked Granbury Lady Pirates didn’t seem to be playing their best volleyball Tuesday.

That may have had a lot to do with how well their opponent and chief rival – third-ranked Aledo – was performing.

The Lady Pirates (6-2 in district, 24-9 overall) struggled early before staging a rally in the third set and ultimately falling to Aledo, 25-16, 25-13, 2-22 in the James Wann Sports Center.

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Pirates set for area

October 11, 2014

The Granbury Pirates halted a three-match losing skid in team tennis on Tuesday, dominating Crowley, 18-1.

The win closed out District 8-5A play, in which the Pirates won six of their seven matches.

Coach Tyson Stewart’s Pirates now advance to the first round of the area tournament, which will be in Granbury on Tuesday, Oct.

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Golfers fourth in local event

October 11, 2014

The Granbury High School varsity boys golf Purple Team took fourth place Monday in the Brazos Classic, the Pirates’ own annual 36-hole event staged at both Pecan Plantaion Golf Course and at Nufcracker Golf Course.

The Pirates finished with a team score of 656, ahead of Keller’s 699.

Class 6A Amarillo Tascosa won the team title with a 612, followed by Mansfield Legacy at 650 and Arlington Heights with a 651.

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Indian summer fishing arrives

October 11, 2014

This last two weeks has been cycling between hot and cool. In fact, the temperature was approaching 100 Tuesday.

But we all know the trend is toward cooler temperatures and cooler water, and that is a good thing.

These so-called Indian summer days slow the cool-down process and actually can put predators back in the summer or late fall mode.

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Scoreboard

October 11, 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

Last Night’s Games

Cleburne at Granbury; Everman at Aledo; Joshua at Burleson High; Burleson Centennial at Crowley.

Friday, Oct. 17 Games

Granbury at Joshua, 7:30 p.m.; Crowley at Aldeo; Burleson High at Burleson Centennial; Cleburne at Everman.

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Subvarsity Roundup

October 11, 2014

FOOTBALL

Junior Varsity

Everman 50, Granbury 0.

GHS JV offensive standouts – Tyler Blevins, 12 completions for 139 yards, 35 yards rushing; David Perras, 4 pass receptions.

GHS JV defensive standouts – Sam Pence, Eddie Rodriguez.

9th Grade Purple

Everman 21, Granbury 0.

Granbury 9th Purple defensive standouts – Kevin Moore, interception; Braeden Derouen, fumble return for TD that got called back because of a penalty.

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Sports Briefs

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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