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Burnet offense too much for King in 56-27 Bulldogs playoff win

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Kingsville King might have struck first, but once the Burnet High School football team got going, the Bulldogs didn’t stop. The Bulldogs (10-2) defeated the Brahmas (7-5) 56-27 on Nov. 21 in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs.

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Helping Hands Team Roping fundraiser for food pantries aims to pull in new crowd

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Adam Garcia noted the number of food pantries in Llano County (five) and the growing need for them, he decided to do something to support the facilities. But he wanted to organize an event that would bring in a different group of people who might not hit the […]

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Burnet High School senior receiver Cody Jones is on his way to the end zone in the Bulldogs’ 42-10 bi-district win over the Taylor Ducks on Nov. 14. Burnet plays Kingsville King at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in a Class 4A area-round game. Tune in to KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a 7 p.m. pre-game show. Photo by Pablo Rivera

Burnet football faces run-heavy King in area-round playoff game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team is bracing for another run-first offense when the Bulldogs take on Kingsville King on Nov. 21. The area-round playoff game is set for 7:30 p.m. at Comalander Stadium, 12002 Jones Maltsberger Road in San Antonio. Listen to the match starting with a […]

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Class 5A officials want to even playing field with big and small school districts

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Superintendents in Class 5A have been reaching out to each other and University Interscholastic League officials to talk about splitting football districts into “small school” and “big school” divisions.

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Despite loss, Mustangs off to good start, coach says

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BASTROP — The Marble Falls High School boys basketball team lost 64-49 to Bastrop Cedar Creek on Nov. 18. Despite the loss, new head coach Paul Gammage said the Mustangs (0-1) got the start he wanted.

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Lady Mustangs open tournament with 88-14 win

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team began its own American Bank of Texas tournament Nov. 20 with a solid 88-14 victory against Austin Lanier. Offensively, the Lady Mustangs (2-1) had an answer for every defense the Lady Vikings were in.

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Faith Academy girls, boys squads dominate opponents in wins

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — No matter what Lampasas tried against the Faith Academy girls basketball team Nov. 18, the Lady Badgers did not have an answer in a 61-30 loss to the Lady Flames. When Lampasas slowed the pace to play a half-court game, the Lady Flames rebounded misses or applied defensive […]

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Lady Mustangs miss late shots in loss to Temple

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team had two different opportunities to tie or win the game Nov. 18 against Temple in the final 40 seconds. But a foul shot was missed and a two-foot jumper rolled off the rim.

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With new coach, Marble Falls boys basketball prepares for physical, competitive season

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BASTROP — A new era begins when the Marble Falls High School boys basketball program takes the floor against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Nov. 18. The game tips off at 8 p.m. at 793 Union Chapel Road in Bastrop.

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Flames win big over Cherokee, 76-29

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Already leading holding a big lead early in the fourth quarter, the Faith Academy boys basketball team continued to push the pace against Cherokee on Nov. 17. But this time, senior post Joseph Woods had a breakaway dunk that caused fans clad in red and black to […]

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Lady Flames are tourney champs; Burnet girls fall to Brownwood

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BULVERDE — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team captured the Bulverde Bracken tournament championship for the third time in six years Nov. 15. The Lady Flames (4-1) beat John Paul II 65-44 in the championship game after defeating Rosehill Christian 88-51 in the semifinals.

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Burnet football too much for Taylor in 42-10 bi-district win

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football was dominant in beating Taylor 42-10 for a Class 4A bi-district championship Nov. 14. Next up for the Bulldogs (9-2) is King High School, a 23-14 winner over Pleasanton.

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National cross-country meet qualifier is Nov. 15 in Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The South Texas Association Cross-Country Championships of the United States Track and Field Association are Nov. 15 at Marble Falls High School. The top 15 individuals and the top two teams from each race advance to the national meet in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Dec. 13.

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BASKETBALL: Lady Flames start tourney with win; Lady Dawgs open season with victory

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BULVERDE — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team began the Bulverde Bracken tournament with a 77-57 victory against San Antonio Christian on Nov. 13. The Lady Flames (2-1) started the game with a 19-11 lead that went to 35-23 by the half.

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