The kickoff time for Thursday’s (Oct. 23) Granbury 9th grade Gold Team’s football game versus Burleson Centennial at Pirate Stadium in Granbury has changed to 5 p.m. The 9th grade Purple Team vs. Centennial will follow the conclusion of the Gold Team’s game.
The Granbury Lady Pirates beat Burleson High, 25-18, 25-19, 25-19 Tuesday night in the GHS James Wann Sports Center to clinch second place in the District 8-5A volleyball standings behind Aledo. Granbury improved to 10-2 in district and 28-9 on the season. It was the second straight loss for Burleson, now 8-4 in district and 24-13 overall. On Monday, the Lady Pirates moved up from No. 11 to 10th in the Texas Girls Coaches Association rankings. Granbury has two more regular-season matches, Friday at home against Burleson Centennial (5:30 p.m.), and Oct. 28 in Everman (6:30 p.m.), before starting their playoff run.
Granbury ISD girls in grades 3-8 are invited to a free basketball clinic at Granbury High School from 9-10:30 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 25, according to Steve Schmidt, the new varsity girls head basketball coach for the Granbury Lady Pirates. Parents may register their child for the clinic by emailing coach Schmidt (email@example.com). A parent or guardian must be present to sign a waiver at dropoff, and to pick up the child when the clinic is over.
While competing Saturday in the Arlington Invitational swim meet, 29 Granbury High School athletes posted 56 season-best times and 33 lifetime bests, according to new head coach Jason Pullano. He named Sarah Spradlin and Jaci Largent as the girls co-swimmers of the meet, and Cole Rezsofi and Luke Travis as the boys co-swimmers of the meet.
Lauren Hammonds led the girls and Dylan Goosen paced the boys as the Granbury cross country teams competed on Saturday in a district warm-up meet in Haltom City. Hammonds finished 7th among the girls with a time of 21.33. Goosen ran an 18.27 to finish 24th in the boys division.
The Granbury High School Lady Pirates on Saturday finished in fourth place in the Glen Rose Invitational Golf Tournament at the Squaw Valley Golf Club. The Lady Pirates were paced in Saturday’s round by Tifton Puckett’s 81. Molle-Jo Crain and Madeline Phillips were next, tied at 94, followed by Alexis Gapinski at 95, Skylar Woodward at 99 and and Laurel Burns at 102. GHS girls golf coach Becky Addison said the Lady Pirates’ overall team score of 364 was the best two-day total in several years.