Midnight Madness signals new Pirate football season

For a fourth consecutive season the Granbury Pirates will open football practices with Midnight Madness, with the first workout being one minute after midnight Sunday night/Monday morning (Aug. 13) on Johnny Perkins Field at Pirate Stadium. The practice is for players in grades 10-12, with freshmen holding their first practice Monday at 6 p.m. The remainder of the varsity practice schedule is: Tuesday-Thursday (Aug. 14-16) from 7-9 a.m.; Friday (aug. 17) 7:30-9 a.m.; Saturday, aug. 18, 7:30 a.m.-TBA, intrasquad scrimmage; Aug. 20-23, 7 a.m.-TBA; Aug. 24, scrimmage at Stephenville, freshmen, 5 p.m., JV, 6 p.m. and varsity at 7; Aug. 27-30, 4 p.m.