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HIGHLAND LAKES SPORTS: Friday night basketball

Support your home team tonight with varsity basketball tip-offs for Marble Falls High School, Burnet High School, Llano High School and Faith Academy. Here’s a list of who’s at home and who’s away Friday, Jan. 23. • The Marble Falls Mustangs tip off at 7:30 p.m. against Georgetown Eastview at home in the Max Copeland Gym, […]

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Burnet County 4-H Horse Club saddles up for clinic and show fundraiser

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Burnet County 4-H Horse Club is holding a fundraising clinic and horse show Jan. 30-31. Both events are at the John L. Kuykendall Arena and Events Center, 2200 RR 152.

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Burnet softball holding clinic, Never-Ending Game on Jan. 31

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Softball lovers should color in Jan. 31 in green. The Burnet High School softball team has three events on that day benefitting the program. All events are at the Bulldog Diamonds softball field, 1000 The Green Mile.

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Spring teams to get recognition at Meet the Mustangs on Jan. 22

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Sports fans have a lot of fun at Meet the Mustangs in August, so the Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club decided to sponsor a second one for this school year. But this time, athletes participating in spring sports will be introduced.

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Rainbow trout fishing in Llano and Blanco rivers.

Catch a rainbow trout in Llano, Blanco rivers

LLANO — While the cold weather might have some dreaming of spring, anglers should take heart because now is a hot time to hit a couple of local rivers.

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Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation going off court and into class with teacher awards

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Developing a love for tennis is not the only function of the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation. That was clear when the foundation’s Blanche Roddick approached Rob O’Connor, superintendent of the Marble Falls Independent School District, to tell him the foundation would underwrite three district awards for $2,500 […]

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Calling games is more than a job for local officials

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The sounds of bouncing basketballs, squeaky shoes, cheers and jeers reverberate through high school gymnasiums during the season.

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Roddick Tennis Center in Granite Shoals

Roddick family, residents celebrate ribbon-cutting at Granite Shoals tennis center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Community members and city leaders held court Jan. 7 with the grand opening of two regulation-size courts at the Roddick Tennis Center. The ribbon-cutting took place at the facility, 2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road.

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Roddick Tennis Center holding court at grand opening Jan. 7

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — The grand opening of the Roddick Tennis Center in Granite Shoals is expected to be an overhead smash Jan. 7. The community, however, will have the advantage when the two regulation courts at the center, 2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road, are officially open for use.

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Learn to use native fibers at Inks Lake State Park in January

HOOVER’S VALLEY — Classes on using native fibers and cooking with dutch ovens highlight the January activities at Inks Lake State Park. The native fibers workshop is 1-3 p.m. Jan. 17. Participants will learn how to make paper using a portable Hollander beater attached to a bicycle. The workshop also will cover native and non-native plants […]

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Marble Falls coach Kelly Clark inducted into Angelo State Hall of Honor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Middle School teacher and coach Kelly Clark said her induction into the Angelo State University Athletics Hall of Honor is not the result of the countless hours of practice or the numerous jump shots she made in her backyard as a youth.

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Yoga, First Day Hikes at Enchanted Rock postponed because of winter weather

UPDATE According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department website, Yoga at the Rock and First Day Hikes at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area have been postponed from Jan. 1 until Jan. 3 because of winter weather conditions. Check tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/enchanted-rock for updates. DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR ENCHANTED ROCK — When the sun crests the horizon at […]

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First Day Hike at Inks Lake State Park

Kick off healthier year with First Day Hikes (and yoga) at Texas state parks

INKS LAKE STATE PARK HOOVER’S VALLEY — Hike the Hill Country on a 2½-mile guided adventure with vista views atop outcroppings surrounding the lake at Inks Lake State Park.

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Inks Lake State Park has a ‘hooting’ good time planned

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HOOVER’S VALLEY — Christmas Day brings with it all the joys and wonders of the season, but it also means the next day is, well, the day after Christmas. What do you do with kids who are still full of energy but need some time outside the house and away from […]

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