Dave Campbell’s predicts end to Pirates’ playoff streak

The 2014 issue of “Dave Campbell’s Texas Football” has the Granbury Pirates picked sixth in District 8-5A for the coming season, with defending state champion Aledo the overwhelming favorite to win the district and state title again (the Bearcats are No. 1 in the preseason state poll). In District 7-2A Division I, Tolar is predicted to finish third behind Hico (No. 4 in the state) and Goldthwaite (No. 9). Among private schools, North Central Texas Academy is expected to win TAPPS Six-Man Division II District 2, and Cornerstone is picked second in TCAF Division II District 1.