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Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Shanahan in town; talks NFL, Cowboys

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Shanahan paid a visit to the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club on Oct. 21. The 62-year-old former Washington Redskins coach shared many of the lessons he learned in the NFL that helped him guide the Denver Broncos to world championships in 1997 and 1998. [...]

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CROSS COUNTRY: Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano runners advance to region

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND ROCK — Marble Falls High School cross-country runners Tess Johnson and James Ramos qualified for the Class 5A Region IV meet by finishing in the top 10 at the District 25-5A meet Oct. 23. Johnson was fourth in 20 minutes 10 seconds, and Ramos was 10th in 17:14.

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SUBVARSITY REPORT: Football, volleyball, cross country

MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL West Ridge 12, Marble Falls 7th White 6 on Oct. 20 OFFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Jose Garcia, 1 touchdown; quarterback Zach Spillman, good runs and pass to Dylan Thielepape DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Pablo Ponce and Steven Mendez UP NEXT: 4:15 p.m. Nov. 3, Marble Falls vs. Dripping Springs at Tiger Stadium, located at Tiger Lane [...]

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Marble Falls in playoff hunt with road games ahead

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Moments after capturing a hard-fought 49-46 win against Leander on Oct. 17, Marble Falls High School head football coach Matt Green learned the results of the other District 25-5A games. After taking the weekend to examine the schedules of the other three teams tied for third place [...]

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Burnet hosts ‘confident’ Gatesville in district home opener

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team continues preparations for a confident Gatesville squad during the Bulldogs’ District 13-4A home-opener Oct. 24. The game will be played at Bulldog Field, 1000 The Green Mile, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Listen to the match on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or [...]

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Faith Academy football takes needed bye week to recover

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy football team got an unexpected surprise over the weekend. Since San Antonio St. Gerard forfeited its game against Shiner St. Paul on Oct. 17, the Royals forfeited their other contests.

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Llano back from bye with home district match against Lytle

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School football team used its bye week to prepare for its District 13-4A Division II game against Lytle on Oct. 24. That contest will be played at Llano Stadium, 400 Texas 71 East, starting at 7:30 p.m.

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FIELD GUIDE: Important dates, tips and information for your hunting trip

The general season for deer hunting opens Nov. 1 in most of Texas. Following are more important dates, tips and information from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department that you should know before heading out on your hunting trip.

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Faith Academy girls basketball squad welcomes new year, 6-6 freshman center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — At 6 feet 6 inches, freshman Sedona Prince is hard to miss. The Faith Academy girls basketball team welcomed the new center to the squad when the Lady Flames began after-school practice Oct. 20.

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Upgrades to Llano ISD athletic facilities delayed due to cost

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Facilities upgrades for the Llano High School athletic department will not be ready for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year, athletic director Craig Slaughter announced Oct. 17. That includes the new baseball and softball fields that were projected to be ready by the 2015 season, which begins [...]

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Highland Lakes schools begin district cross-country meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Area high school cross-country teams are bracing for district meets. On Oct. 22, Burnet and Llano travel to Lampasas High School, 2716 U.S. 281 South in Lampasas, for the District 25-4A Meet. On Oct. 23, Marble Falls is at the District 25-5A Meet at Old Settler’s Park, [...]

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VOLLEYBALL: Burnet clinches playoff spot; Marble Falls loses

BURNET — The Burnet High School volleyball team snapped a two-game losing skid with a two-match winning streak last week. The Lady Dawgs defeated Llano 25-12, 25-22, 25-20 on Oct. 17 and Lampasas 25-22, 25-22, 25-15 on Oct. 14. They clinched a playoff spot and are tied for second place in District 25-4A with Salado [...]

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Burnet, Marble Falls golfers compete at junior golf association tourney

BURNET — The Burnet and Marble Falls high school golf teams competed at the Burnet Junior Golf Association tournament Oct. 17-18. The Lady Dawgs shot a 391-417–808 for sixth place. Marble Falls did not earn a team score, but head coach Lonnie Tackitt saw a lot from his golfers.

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Late score gives Marble Falls homecoming win vs. Leander

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — No turnovers in the end zone this time. The Marble Falls High School football team defeated Leander 49-46 on Oct. 17 in a District 25-5A contest that was also the Mustangs’ homecoming.

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