Category Archive: Sports

Lingleville Fills Coaching Positions

Lingleville has started to fill its handful of coaching vacancies. Ken Davis has been hired as head coach for football and boys basketball, with James Boyle assisting in both sports. According to Superintendent Curt Haley, the plan is  is to have Boyle learn more football, specifically more six-man football, from Davis, then take over the …

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Tolar Hires New Football Coach, AD

Tolar ISD has hired Jeremy Mullins as the high school’s new head football coach and athletic director. He served as the co-defensive coordinator at Boswell High School last season. He helped lead the Pioneers to a Class 5A regional final in 2016. Mullins is taking over at Tolar after long-time head coach Mike Franklin announced …

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Area Baseball & Softball Accolades

Stephenville placed four players on the 2017 All-District 8-4A baseball team, including the league’s Pitcher of the Year Easton Jones. Other first team selections for the Jackets were senior pitcher Caleb Gibbons, sophomore infielder Derek Gifford and sophomore catcher Cody Storrs, who was named as a utility player. In District 8-4A softball, the top two …

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Granbury to Hire New Coaches

Granbury is close to filling a couple of coaching vacancies. Tim Brewer has been tabbed to fill the vacant tennis position, while Ashley Benson – an assistant coach at Joshua High School – is the finalist for the Granbury softball post. The Granbury school board will vote on whether to approve the finalists on June …

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Baseball: Abilene Wylie Eliminates Godley

The defending Class 4A state champion and the current No. 1-ranked team in the state was too much for Godley in its regional finals series. The Wildcats were swept by Abilene Wylie yesterday, bringing their season to an end. Wylie won Game 1 7-4 and Game 2 by the score of 5-1.

Softball: Brock Falls in State Semifinals

Brock softball’s impressive postseason run has ended – just one game from the state championship. The Lady Eagles lost Santa Gertrudis Academy, 8-1, yesterday in the state semifinals.

State Golf Results: Brock Boys 2nd

Results from the state golf tournaments for teams in the KOME listening area: The Brock boys finished second in class 3A; Garret Leek brought home a bronze medal for the Eagles. Hamilton girls placed fourth in the Class 2A tournament; The Granbury boys golf team finished 7th at the state tournament. Jake Holbrook led the …

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High School Baseball & Softball Results

The Godley Wildcats received another stellar outing from Brett Brown and the offense used a five-run sixth inning to put away Midland Greenwood, 10-3, in game 1 of the Class 4A Region I semifinals. Game 2 is set for noon today at Abilene Christian as the Wildcats go for their fourth consecutive sweep this postseason. …

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Railroaders Win Road-Opener

Mitch Glasser went 3-4 and the Cleburne Railroaders spoiled the home opener for the Lincoln Saltdogs by handing them a 5-2 defeat. Those two teams will battle it out throughout the weekend, with Game 2 of the series tonight.

Cleburne ISD Settles With Former AD

One of the sagas involving Cleburne ISD is over. The school district’s board unanimously voted to approve a settlement with former Athletic Director Pam Lea. The settlement, which will be funded by the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund, was for an undisclosed amount. The district’s communications director said the board’s decision was …

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