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June 28, 2014

GOLF

NUTCRACKER MGA

First Flight

Gross – Ben Bradley/Joe Bradley, 71; Terry Dawson/V.B. Corn, 74.

net – Ross Carnes/Paul Holmes, 63; Gene Garrett/Gary Hill, 64.

Second Flight

Gross – Gary Dotter/Marion Carroll Beard, 71; Jim Murphy/Larry Holloway, 74.

Net – Sterling Randolph/Rob McGee, 61 (scorecard playoff); Bruce Connor/James Connor, 61.

Third Flight

Gross – Dick Morris/Johnny Hutchison, 77; gil Sweet/Lowell Conder, 78.

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Sports Briefs

June 28, 2014

AREA ATHLETES AMONG

PRCA MONEY LEADERS

Lipan is well-represented in the latest Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association money leaders.

The town has three leaders, including the top money winner in team roping-headers. Clay Tryan has won $57,272.26 heading into this weekend.

Patrick Smith of Lipan is fifth among team roping-heelers, having won $32,795.50.

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Undefeated champs

June 28, 2014
Undefeated champs

Undefeated champs

The Diamondbacks completed an undefeated season by winning the Granbury city championship in the 10-Under Softball division recently. Their season also included victories over teams from Cleburne, Benbrook and Glen Rose. Pictured are (front row, from left) coach Clint Bills, Madison Bills, Laila James, Scout Skaggs, Payton Howard, Samantha Ellenberger, coach Jack Bills, (middle row) Mackenzie Ticer, Hanna Collie, McKenzie Hamilton, Kaitlyn Howard, Abbie Pruett, Bentley Tischauser, (back row) coach Mandy Pruett, coach Kelley Ellenberger.

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Gymnasts compete at USAG Nationals

June 28, 2014

Gymnasts compete at USAG Nationals

HOOD COUNTY NEWS

Summer and trampolines go together.

And for competitors with the local gymnastics team Gym Kats, it usually means traveling to national competition.

This summer coach Kassie Hoosier is making two trips to the USA Gymnastics National Championships. The competition has been split into two locations.

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That’s how you do it

June 28, 2014
That’s how you do it

That’s how you do it

Taylor Branson, daughter of Lipan Lady Indians coach Amber Branson, works on her dribbling technique under the tutelage of new Lipan Indians basketball coach Brent Gaylor during the school’s recent basketball camp. This was the first of two basketball camps in Lipan this summer as coach Branson will also host one in early August.

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Flyers continue strong summer in FW meet

June 28, 2014

Flyers continue strong summer in FW meet

HOOD COUNTY NEWS

The Hood County Flyers continued their second successful summer with a strong showing in the Texas Youth Sports Association Meet recently.

The meet, held at Chisholm Trail High School in Fort Worth, was the toughest of the summer so far for the team.

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Hickey garners THSBCA All-State honors

June 25, 2014

Nathan Hickey is a quiet guy, but his resume speaks loud.

The latest shout-out for the former Granbury Pirate is that he was named Class 4A All-State by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association.

Hickey is a second-team shortstop.

“I had no idea I’d have a chance at all-state,” said the ever-humble Hickey.

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SEALS make big splash at first home meet

June 25, 2014
SEALS make big splash at first home meet

KEEPIN’ ON: Ashley Loveless of the Granbury SEALS swim team continues to compete despite her goggles having slipped from her eyes and down on her face. The SEALS dominated their opposition for a second consecutive week, easily winning both the male and female divisions of their own meet this past Saturday at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center.

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‘Texas Football’ is out! How will season go?

June 25, 2014

As is the case in many communities across the state this week, folks in Hood County are discussing high school football.

That’s what happens when “Dave Campbell’s Texas Football” hits stands.

Just like Christmas, Thanksgiving and the opening day of any hunting season, for many the release of the “Bible of Texas football” is more anticipated than the next episode of “Duck Dynasty.”

It’s been rumored some folks can remember “Dave Campbell’s” release date better than they can their own wedding anniversary.

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Big catch

June 25, 2014
Big catch

Emily Huff, 11, of Granbury, caught this big Mahi Mahi off the coast of Nassau/Paradise Island while vacationing with her dad and mom in the Bahamas recently.

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