Sports Briefs

July 30, 2014


Tickets for the upcoming basketball season are on sale in Lipan. Seats with engraved nameplates can be purchased for $150 and $250.

The latter includes admission for the 2012-13 season. Reservations can also be renewed with admission for $100 per seat.

Contact Dr. Cindy Edwards, Lipan superintendent, at 254-646-2266.


A Texas Hunter Education Class will be conducted Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood County Courthouse Annex meeting room, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Every hunter, including out-of-state, born after Sept. 2, 1971 must successfully complete a hunter education training course. The minimum age of certification is 9.

Cost is $15.

If you were born on or after Sept. 2, 1971 and you are under 9 years old, you must be accompanied; age 9-16, you must successfully complete a hunter education course, or you must be accompanied; age 17 or over, you must successfully complete a course or purchase a Hunter Education Deferral, and must be accompanied.

Accompanied means by a person who is at least 17, who is licensed to hunt in Texas, who has passed hunter education, or is exempt, and you must be within normal voice control. Proof of certification or deferral is required to be on your person while hunting.

Some federally controlled areas require all hunters using that site to have hunter education certification. In Texas, this included Corps of Engineers property and most military reservations.

Contact Bill Baylor at 817-229-0519 for reservations. Advance signup is recommended.


The Love 2 Run 5K, set for Sept. 27 at 9 a.m., will benefit the Hood County ministry of the Calvary Church in Granbury.

The race, a chip-timed event, will begin at Tidwell Field behind Granbury High School. There will be divisions for male and female runners 10 and up.

Pre-registration is $35 for ages 18 and over and $17 for 17 and under if paid before Sept. 5. After that date, add $5.

To register, visit For more information, contact [email protected]


Registration for the fall season in the Granbury Soccer Association is under way. Divisions are for ages 3 through adult co-ed. Visit

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