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Hikes explore Enchanted Rock from all viewpoints

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF FREDERICKSBURG — Ascending to the top of Enchanted Rock is one of the most popular activities in the entire Texas park system. With lower-than-average temperatures so far this summer, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area has plenty of hiking options.

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Marble Falls players go up against top athletes in USA Football games

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF COLLEGE STATION — High school football teams might not start fall training camps until Aug. 4, but two Marble Falls High School athletes have already donned full pads and uniforms days before their teammates.

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Young Marble Falls golfer wins Slick Rock Junior Championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Marble Falls Middle School golfer Macy Fox earned her third tournament win at Horseshoe Bay Resort on July 23. Fox was down by four strokes headed into the final round of the Slick Rock Junior Championship. But she shot a 70 in that round to win the girls [...]

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Faith Academy picks new volleyball coach from staff

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy volleyball team has a new head coach. It’s Jeanne Jackson, the school’s junior high supervisor, a job she started in January 2014.

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Highland Lakes youth football teams getting ready for fall

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — High school football players won’t be the only ones going through fall training in August. Youth football associations across the Highland Lakes are gearing up for the start of their seasons, too. Some are still accepting players for the 2014 season, and at least one has already handed out [...]

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Several Marble Falls Tsunami swimmers qualify for state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF NEW BRAUNFELS — Several Marble Falls Tsunami swimmers have qualified for the state meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. They finished in the top three of events at the Region 3 meet July 19 while also breaking a handful of meet records in the process.

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Solar-powered cars ‘invade’ Marble Falls during challenge

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Drivers along U.S. 281 in Burnet County might have noticed something odd July 21. They weren’t spaceships — or boats on wheels.

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Marble Falls softball all-stars gain World Series experience

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LUBBOCK — The Marble Falls Youth Baseball-Softball Association’s 12-and-under softball all-stars finished 1-5 at a World Series on July 14-19. Marble Falls’ only win came against Buffalo Valley Blast, 10-6.

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Marble Falls Tsunami dives into first lap on way to state

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team has been preparing for the first lap of reaching the state meet. That lap is July 19 at the Region 3 meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 350 [...]

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Marble Falls teen natural horseman despite being legally blind

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School sophomore David Clements has traded in his running shoes for a pair of boots. Clements, who is legally blind though he has some degree of vision, competed at the Marble Falls Youth Rodeo on July 17. While he was at Marble Falls Middle [...]

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Inks Lake clinic makes canoeing as easy as ‘1-2-3’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HOOVER’S VALLEY — The class had only been going on for a few minutes before Inks Lake State Park interpreter Sean Jones quizzed the students. “Do you know which is the front and which is the back of the canoe?” he asked the four people attending the Devil’s Waterhole Canoe [...]

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Marble Falls Triathlon hitting the road and the lake July 20

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Lace up those running shoes, grab your swim trunks and check the air in your bicycle tires because the Marble Falls Triathlon is speeding this way.

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Marble Falls Open/Pro Rodeo always big draw

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Every summer almost smack dab in the middle of July, folks gather around a dirt-filled arena just south of Marble Falls. Some people roll in early, just so they can back their pickup truck up to an open spot along the fence.

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Marble Falls Youth Rodeo is all about horsemanship

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If you want to get a look at some up-and-coming rodeo athletes — or just some great horsemanship — check out the 2014 Marble Falls Youth Rodeo on July 16. The event is sponsored by the Burnet County 4-H Horse Club.

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