Former Granbury High School Lady Pirate golfer Landree Chiles won the DeCordova Ladies Club Championship with a 69-75,144. Jeff Frye won the Men’s Club Championship with a 71-76,147. COURTESY
You never want to see it, but there are times when the fishing slows due to the heat. The fishing reports on many lakes have slowed, but believe me it is only temporary.
It least it should be cooler for the players and fans.
Branden Hunt, a recent graduate of the Granbury High School boys basketball team, announced that he will continue his athletic career at Howard Payne University during a signing ceremony. The Yellow Jackets compete in NCAA Division III athletics with the American Southwest Conference. A Pirate standout for his senior year, Hunt was named second team All-District for the 2020 season. Pictured with the college basketball player are his parents, Jon and Nikole Hunt, and brothers, Braeden and Reece.
Spring rains allowed many regions of the state to recover from last year’s dry fall and winter, leading to an abundance of quality forbs and shrubs.
From left: Robert Gordon, Chad Barrett and Richard Gordon had a good day on Lake Granbury Friday, July 17. NICE CATCH: From left: Tim, Kara and Brad Sipowicz with Matt Sipowicz in back enjoyed fishing Sunday.
Calling all “want to be bakers” as Cupcake Camp comes to Pecan Plantation next Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) from 10 to 11 a.m. with instructors Donna Bullis and Li Cross leading the event.
“Tennis on the lawn” was the theme last weekend when members of the Pecan Plantation Tennis Association enjoyed an evening of players dressed in white to honor the age-old tradition of tennis play at Wimbledon.
If the fish are active, specific colors/tactics may not make too much of a difference. If, however, the predators are not real active, small changes in your presentation and color may make huge differences.
Young team roper Jake Dollander is making a name for himself.
Returning from a playoff appearance, the young 2020 Granbury Pirates will compete again for a postseason berth.
The Lake Granbury Kiwanis Firecracker 5K Saturday drew a slew of runners. The race finished with 131 competitors. Overall winner was Clayton Smith, 18, of Cresson, who ran a 17:17. Female winner was Gina Mordica, 50, of Granbury, with a time of 20:37. Full results are on the Race Day Event Services website.
So how do you effectively use your drag on your reels?
May 29 was to be graduation night, but COVID-19 has pushed the ceremony to Friday, June 26 at 8 p.m. on Tolar football field.
Granbury High School graduation returns to Pirate Stadium after almost a 25-year hiatus.
Edith Valdez, a senior on the Granbury High School cross country team, announced that she will continue her athletic career at Dodge City Community College in Kansas. Valdez was one of the GHS team’s Most Valuable Players for the past two seasons. In attendance at the ceremony were her mother, Maria Garcia (right), and GHS head coach Amber Ward. JEFF MEADOR
Granbury senior basketball player Jayla Hall announced that she will continue her playing career at Ranger College during a signing ceremony Friday at the Granbury ISD administration building.
James Sauernheimer aced the 154-yard, 8th hole at Pecan Plantation using an 9 iron. Witnesses were Debbie Dewey, James Erskine, Erna Lee and Robert Paris.
The Texas summer is on the way, and the warm water patterns start changing. In fact the heat affects all wildlife.
Five Granbury High School student athletes announced college plans during staggered signing ceremonies on Tuesday.
Three Granbury Pirates were named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Academic All-State 5A team. They are Michael Withey, Ezekiel Sedgwick and Gage Molinari.
The Granbury Pirates will play five home and five away games this fall. The Pirates kick off against Paschal Aug. 28 in Pirate Stadium followed by a trip to Waco to play Waco University.
Granbury’s Macie Blohowiak received soccer’s Most Valuable Player goal-keeping award in District 5-5A.
Hood County residents and surrounding communities are fortunate to have extraordinary health care partners – EMS, first responders, hospital, clinics, home health, hospice agencies, at-home support companies, various nonprofits, nursing homes, non-emergency medical transportation, long-term care facilities, suppliers and local leaders.
What a better way to relax during these stressful times than a trip to the lake? Boaters and anglers are taking to the water to soak up some sunshine and test their luck when casting a line. Here, a fish erman tries to find out what will bite in a Lake Granbury slough behind Granbury City Hall. ROGER ENLOW | HOOD COUNTY NEWS