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Burnet football on the road against tough La Vega

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team has already beaten the teams picked to finish second and fourth in District 13-4A Division I play. Now, the Bulldogs (7-1 overall, 3-0 district) will try for the trifecta when they travel to Waco La Vega, 555 N. Texas 340 Loop in [...]

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Marble Falls football travels to Vandegrift

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Two games remain in the regular season, and the playoff picture for District 25-5A remains as clear as mud. But some questions will be answered Oct. 31 when the Marble Falls High School football team travels to play at Leander Vandegrift, 9700 McNeil Drive in Austin. Kickoff is [...]

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Faith Academy faces Central Texas Christian for homecoming

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — After a bye week that involved workouts and rest, the Faith Academy football team hopes the extra time results in a win against Temple Central Texas Christian. The two play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle Drive, for Faith’s homecoming.

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Llano football can snag playoff spot with win against Hondo

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School football team can clinch a postseason spot with a win at Hondo on Oct. 31. The District 13-4A Division II game is at Barry Field, 2603 Ave. H in Hondo, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

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Hunters can take aim at hunger with Texas Food Bank Network

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While stockpiling a freezer full of venison is a nice benefit of deer hunting, you also can make a difference in the lives of fellow Texans who are struggling with hunger. Through Texas Hunters for the Hungry, a Texas Food Bank Network program, hunters can donate venison to people [...]

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Reveille Call goes out to civilians and military members Nov. 9 for tomahawk-throwing good time

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — For several hours Nov. 9, civilians and military members will take to the field in a series of traditional competitions, including tug-of-war, tomahawk throwing and even spear tossing. At most events such as this, you’d expect civilians and military members to face each other.

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Expert: Break up those flocks for challenging fall turkey hunting

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Having a turkey mosey up to a feeder or wander into a deer rifle’s range are the most common ways of taking a bird during the fall season, but not the most challenging. Robert Linder, a hunter and turkey caller who has gone after the wild birds across [...]

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Burnet volleyball ready for strong defense of bi-district foe Boerne

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After the Burnet High School volleyball team’s season ended last year with a first-round playoff loss to Glen Rose, the returning Lady Dawgs vowed that 2014 would be different. They can begin fulfilling that promise in a bi-district championship against Navarro on Nov. 4 at Boerne High School, [...]

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Marble Falls volleyball season ends with loss to Vandegrift

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School volleyball team ended the 2014 season with a District 25-5A loss to Leander Vandegrift 14-25, 18-25 and 13-25 on Oct. 28. “This match was the conclusion of a very difficult season for the Mustangs,” Marble Falls head coach Julie Downs said, “but the Mustangs showed an extreme [...]

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Acorn crop and rainfall impact Highland Lakes deer prospects

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When hunters head to the field for general deer season, they could find a mixed bag of nuts as far as natural food sources. “Some areas are seeing acorns, while in other areas, we didn’t seem to get much acorn crop at all,” said Dale Schmidt, a Texas [...]

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Faith Academy runner Sophie McCannon wins state; team fourth

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore runner Sophie McCannon is the Class 3A state cross-country champion for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. She won the state meet in 12 minutes three seconds on Oct. 25 to lead the Lady Flames to a fourth-place finish. Freshman [...]

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Former Marble Falls student-angler makes regional tourney for ASU

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BEAUMONT — Angelo State University anglers Logan Clark and Matt Freeman finished 29th out of 50 teams at a regional fishing tournament Oct. 25-26 on Lake Sam Rayburn. Clark, a 2011 graduate of Marble Falls High School, and Freeman caught four fish weighing 7.9 pounds.

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VOLLEYBALL: Burnet beats Salado; Marble Falls loses

BURNET — A five-set victory against Salado means the Burnet High School volleyball team will not finish worse than second in District 25-4A. The Lady Dawgs prevailed 17-25, 24-26, 25-23, 25-17, 15-9 on Oct. 24.

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Marble Falls fishing duos tie for third at Inks Lake tourney

BURNET — Blake Lilly of Fredericksburg and teammate Blade Beckham won the second fishing tournament of the year held on Inks Lake by the fishing club at Marble Falls High School on Oct. 18.

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