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  • Evening the score

    Granbury Pirate Jacob Rose gives his team a thumbs up Friday night at Pirate Stadium after he kicked a field goal for a 17-17 tie with Burleson at halftime.The Prates fell to Burleson 33-31. Mary Vinson/Hood County News.


  • Pirates pull close, but fall to Centennial, 33-31 October 25, 2014

    Granbury scored late in the fourth quarter on a 15-yard pass to Michael Mulholland from quarterback Kyler Young, but Burleson Centennial secured the ball on an onside kick attempt and ran out the final 1:28 for a 33-31 District 8-5A football win over the Pirates Friday at Pirate Stadium. Senior receiver Nick Doughty hauled in TD passes of 25 and 20 yards from starting quarterback Rustin Beasley within a span of 23 seconds midway through the first quarter to give the Pirates a 14-8 lead over the Spartans, thanks in part to Austin Goodnight’s recovery of a Centennial fumble. But neither Beasley nor Doughty were around after the 1:25 mark in the first quarter. Beasley was sideined by an injury and Doughty was ejected after an altercation with a Centennial player. Malik Allen’s 30-yard TD run and Jacob Rose’s 39-yard field goal – set up by Cody Odom’s interception and 25-yard return – rounded out the scoring for the Pirates (1-4, 1-7 overall). The Spartans moved up to 3-2 in district, 5-2 overall.

  • Granbury woman facing two charges October 25, 2014

    Brandie Renae Cress, 32, of the 2200 block of Hermosa Hills Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 17 and charged with felony tamper/fabricate physical evidence and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Comanche Cove man charged with drug offense October 25, 2014

    Steven Shane Creed, 30, of the 800 block of Devils River Drive, Comanche Cove, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 18 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Last-second field goal by Pirates ties game at halftime October 24, 2014

    A 39-yard field goal by Jacob Rose as time expired in the second quarter lifted the Granbury Pirates into a 17-17 tie with Burleson at halftime Friday night of their District 8-5A football contest at Pirate Stadium in Granbury. GHS receiver Nick Doughty caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Rustin Beasley for the Pirates in the first quarter, but Doughty was ejected from the game after an altercation on the field with a Centennial player later in the opening quarter.

  • Granbury tied at end of first quarter October 24, 2014

    At the end of the first quarter, Granbury and Burleson Centennial are tied at 14.

  • Follow tonight’s Granbury football action with live updates October 24, 2014

    Anyone who can’t make it to tonight’s District 8-5A football game at Pirate Stadium in Granbury featuring the Granbury Pirates hosting the Burleson Centennial Spartans can click here to read live updates during the game, starting with the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

  • Gallery premier draws crowd October 24, 2014

    The Thursday night (Oct. 23) gallery premier of “The Story of a Feud” drew such a crowd that there was not enough seating in the Langdon Center Concert Hall. Those for whom seating was unavailable were directed to the nearby Bridge Street History Center, where the same video presentation was shown. The History Center also has on display items related to the infamous Mitchell-Truit feud that resulted in Hood County’s only court-sanctioned hanging.

  • Gallery Night here Saturday, Oct. 25 October 24, 2014

    The Last Saturday Gallery Night celebration is from 5-8 p.m. at the Langdon Center and the Galleries of Granbury on Saturday, Oct. 25.  Artefactz, Your Private Collection Art Gallery and Lake Granbury Art Association at the Shanley House will be open late so join the fun for great art, snacks and browsing around the downtown square.


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