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Faith Academy reassigns head football coach to junior high

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy head football coach Russ Roberts confirmed his reassignment as the junior high football coach as of Dec. 16. Roberts served as the varsity head football coach for five seasons before being moved to his new position.

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Student-anglers finish 1-2-3 at Lake Marble Falls tourney

MARBLE FALLS — Nineteen anglers participated in the Christmas tournament at Lake Marble Falls conducted by the local high school fishing club Dec. 13. Every two-person team had one fish. The tournament had a three-fish limit, which was a big challenge for the anglers, club sponsor Craig Orton said.

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Marble Falls to put donated land to use at ‘Greens’ soccer fields

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department is examining how to best use an acre of donated land to benefit The Greens soccer fields at Avenue K. The Marble Falls Housing Authority made the donation, said Parks and Recreation Director Robert Moss.

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Christmas stocking of rainbow trout perfect gift for Llano River anglers

FROM STAFF REPORTS CASTELL — The rainbows are getting stocked in the river with care in hopes that anglers will soon be there. Well, it’s not exactly how the “Night Before Christmas” goes, but for folks looking for a little fishing this Christmas season, it sounds perfect. On Dec. 17, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department […]

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Marble Falls’ Hanner Shipley to play in All-American Bowl game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ORLANDO — Marble Falls High School senior offensive lineman and tight end Hanner Shipley has accepted an invitation to play in the Offense Defense All-American Bowl. The game is 5 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando. Shipley will play for the West team.

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Go hiking with Santa Claus at Enchanted Rock

FROM STAFF REPORTS FREDERICKSBURG — Santa Claus is coming … Santa Claus is coming … Santa Claus is coming to … Enchanted Rock. Yeah, you read that right. Good Old St. Nick is making a stop by the pink granite dome, or batholith, on Dec. 13. He’ll even be leading a hike to the top […]

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Drayton McLane talks Astros and Baylor Bears with Horseshoe Bay club

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — When Drayton McLane was considering taking over as owner of the Houston Astros, he had to convince two people who disagreed with the prospect. His parents. The McLanes, being very religious, did not like that the Astros played on Sundays.

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No runner left behind at Polar Bear Mud Run in Spicewood

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — If you come across a polar bear, you might want to run. But if it happens to be the Polar Bear Mud Run at the Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center, you should still run, but at least it’s not for your life. In fact, you don’t really […]

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Burnet football players pick up MVPs, all-district honors

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Several Burnet High School football players were chosen for all-District 13-4A Division I teams, and two received some of the highest honors by coaches. Junior quarterback Austin Moore is the district’s Most Valuable Player, while senior linebacker Kody Hall is the district’s Defensive Most Valuable Player.

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Ex-Marble Falls QB Zed Woerner sets Tarleton State passing record

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF STEPHENVILLE — When Tarleton State University sophomore quarterback Zed Woerner got his chance, he made the most of it. in his first collegiate start, Woerner, a 2012 Marble Falls High School graduate, set a single-game passing record for the Texans (5-5) by throwing for 470 yards and three touchdowns in […]

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Faith Academy girls finish 2-2 against tough tournament lineup

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LORENA — The Faith Academy girls basketball team posted a 2-2 record at the Vicki Mitchell-Lauren Timmons Lorena Classic on Dec. 4 and 6. The Lady Flames defeated Waco High 76-56 and Hearne 63-31 on Dec. 4 but lost to Waco Robinson 60-50 and Austin High 57-34.

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Burnet girls basketball squad wins big; Bulldogs lose close one

AUSTIN — The Burnet High School girls basketball team defeated Austin St. Andrew’s 60-33 on Dec. 6. The Lady Dawgs established the pace from the start, outscoring the Lady Crusaders 22-10 in the first quarter.

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Coach sees positives in effort from Marble Falls boys team

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School boys basketball team finished its Subway Classic tournament Dec. 6 with many positives, even though the Mustangs (0-9) are still searching for a win. The Mustangs lost 54-35 to Leander Rouse on Dec. 4 in its best game of the season, though […]

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Marble Falls girls basketball goes 2-2 at Seguin Tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS SEGUIN — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team finished the Seguin Tournament with a 2-2 record Dec. 5-6. The Lady Mustangs defeated San Antonio Providence 71-14 and Goliad 40-33 but lost to San Antonio Harlandale 42-40 and La Vernia 58-51.

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