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The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) was one of four organizations in Texas that recently received a $50,000 grant from CARA (Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act) to conduct education and prevention services regarding opioids in the local community.

The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) is collaborating with Cook Children’s Safe Kid Program and will be handing out lock boxes during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 23.

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COMMUNITY CONCERT: The Granbury High School marching band teamed up with the Acton and Granbury middle schools for a community concert Monday night at Pirate Stadium. The GHS Pirate Band earned a Division I rating at the UIL region marching contest on October 12, 2021, at Saginaw High School.

A third-place finish at the District 5-5A cross country meet Friday in White Settlement has qualified the Granbury boys team for the regional meet on October 25 in Lubbock.

While there are still many scenarios out there, Granbury’s Friday night home matchup against Azle has serious playoff complications with the Pirates (3-3, 1-2) facing the Hornets (5-1, 3-0) in a make-it-or-break-it situation.

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FORT WORTH--Granbury took a while to get off the bus and found itself behind early for the second week in a row as Brewer tagged the Pirates with a 56-35 District 5-5A loss Friday in Fort Worth.

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The dark clouds parted over the soft and damp turf of Rattlers Stadium an hour before kickoff. You could feel the electricity. Fourth-ranked Crawford High School were in town. This clash of Texas Class 2A football titans has been the talk of the town.

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Granbury High School senior Gus Hamlin knows what he wants out of life, and he’s prepared to use football as a vehicle to get him there.

STEPHENVILLE—Tarleton State exploded for 23 first-quarter points, and the Texans ran their way to a comfortable 40-21 win nonconference football win against New Mexico Highlands at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Abilene Cooper turned takeaways into touchdowns as the Cougars big-played their way to a 56-34 District 3-5A Division 1 football win over Granbury’s Pirates at Shotwell Stadium Friday night.

Freshman running back Peyton Brown had a breakout night for Tolar as he rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns as the Rattlers moved their record to 3-1 with a 42-25 win against Comanche on the road Friday night.

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SO CLOSE: It was a case of David vs. Goliath as Class 2A Tolar pushed Class 4A Mineral Wells to the limit as the Rams escaped with a 25-28, 20-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-13 against the Lady Rattlers Friday in Tolar. Hood County News photos by Mary Vinson.

There’s no missing Tolar High School’s Haylee Burt when she’s on the court playing volleyball or the sidelines cheering on her teammates.

STEPHENVILLE--Tarleton found its running game Saturday as the Texans evened their season record at 1-1, scoring five times on the ground in a 54-7 win against Fort Lewis on Military Appreciation night at Memorial Stadium in Stephenville.

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The Granbury High School homecoming game was one big party as students and the community came out to support their team. A year of COVID restrictions gave the packed stadium all the motivation to enjoy themselves.

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Granbury had all the points it needed to win 17 seconds into their Homecoming game against South Hills, but the Pirates added 69 more in a 76-0 shutout of the Scorpions for good measure.

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After a back-and-forth first half, Granbury dominated the final 24 minutes of play as the Pirates evened their season record at 1-1 with a 56-27 win over Waco University Friday night at home.

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The Tolar football Rattlers, hoping to build on its game one dominance, fell to the Early Longhorns, 33-16, after racking up penalties, fumbles and costly dropped passes. Tolar heads to Boyd Friday for its next game.

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Granbury High School (0-1) will play host to Waco University High School (0-1) in the first of three straight home football dates at Johnny Perkins Field, and the Pirates are hungry for a Senior Night win after a close loss last week.

Tolar High School’s football squad (1-0) takes a big step up this week as it plays host to Class 3A Early (1-0), and the Longhorns look like a massive challenge for the state’s Class 2A No. 16-ranked Rattlers.

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Jackson LeCluyse tossed three touchdowns, and No. 16 Tolar erased anyone’s doubts about an overrated ranking with a 48-0 woodshed-style whipping of No. 12 Post in Jim Ned Friday night.

Granbury High School’s first-year tennis coach Connor Mason was grinning ear-to-ear Tuesday after his Pirates won their first team tennis match in three years by an 18-1 margin, and the Pirates also gave their coach his first-ever varsity win.

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When your daddy was the starting quarterback, and your mama was the starting point guard in Tolar, Texas, you can either live up to the legacy or surpass it. Senior Baili Deaver has done both.

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The fourth annual Wake for Warriors hit Lake Granbury Aug. 19-22 for four inspirational days of wakeboarding, confidence-building, and straight-out fun times.

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Granbury High School’s tennis team hit the home court Thursday afternoon against Peaster in their first match under the leadership of new Head Coach Connor Mason.

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Granbury High School senior Dereck Lacy Jr. has plans for a career in real estate, but before that happens, he wants to eat up plenty of ground at his newfound position at wide receiver.

Tolar High School’s Rattlers struck early and often and denied Trinity Valley the end zone during scrimmage action Friday by not allowing big-play opportunities.

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Tolar hosted Trinity Valley Friday Aug. 13 at Rattler Stadium. The Rattlers hit the road Thursday, Aug.19, for their last scrimmage against Class 2A state powerhouse Cisco.