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Marble Falls forward O’Ryan Ficklin drives to the basket during the Mustangs’ 45-37 win against Johnson City during the last night of the Lago Vista Boys Summer League on June 25. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Mustangs finish successful summer basketball league

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School boys basketball team wrapped up one of the finest summers of court work in recent history. The Mustangs posted a 16-2 record while playing in the Lago Vista Boys Summer League for six weeks that ended June 25 and a […]

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Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER PUEBLA, Mexico — Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball player Sedona Prince added another bronze medal to her trophy case. This one is for representing Team USA in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on June 28. (more…)

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Burnet athletes go through summer conditioning

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Typically, participants of high school and middle school summer strength-and-conditioning programs have the week of July 4 off. But not the Burnet Bulldogs. (more…)

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Leo Manzano headed to World Championships with Team USA

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EUGENE, Oregon — Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano made his seventh Team USA squad June 27 during the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The World Championships are Aug. 22-30 in Beijing. (more…)

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Ex-Burnet QB Stephen McGee looking forward to life after football

Ex-Burnet QB Stephen McGee looking forward to life after football

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Though former Burnet High School standout quarterback Stephen McGee lived the dream of professional football for several years, he told folks during the 12th annual Emory Bellard-Spike Dykes Kids Care-A-Van Tailgate Party that he was ready to focus on the next phase of his life, though the gridiron will […]

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Marble Falls High School David Schubert

New Marble Falls girls basketball coach, coordinator settling in

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — In many ways, David Schubert is already at home in his new position at Marble Falls High School. Hired as the girls head basketball coach and athletic coordinator May 18, he has filled his office with personal items and has been talking to candidates for the Lady Mustangs […]

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Llano football Wyatt Casey

Llano’s QB credits 7-on-7 with mental, skills improvement

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Only winning one game in the Highland Lakes 7-on-7 League in June didn’t take away the positives gained by Llano High School football players, according to quarterback Wyatt Casey. (more…)

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Former Mustang Leonel Manzano running for spot at world meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EUGENE, Oregon — Leonel Manzano spent Father’s Day with his family June 21, electing to rest days before boarding a plane to the U.S. Track and Field Championships, where he’ll run in the 1,500-meter race. (more…)

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Faith Academy Sedona Prince

Faith’s Sedona Prince, Team USA compete June 24; watch game live

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER PUEBLA, Mexico — Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore center Sedona Prince is ready to help the Team USA girls 16-and-under national team capture its fourth consecutive gold medal in the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. (more…)

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Macy Fox of Marble Falls

13-year-old Marble Falls girl youngest player to win women’s tourney

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — A special exemption allowed Marble Falls Middle School student Macy Fox to play in the Women’s West Texas Golf Association Championship on June 19. And she made the most of that opportunity. (more…)

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UIL asked to break up sports powerhouse District 25-5A

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Officials at school districts in Class 5A Region IV asked the University Interscholastic League to break up District 25-5A while the Legislative Council was meeting June 17-18. Marble Falls High School is a member of that district. Their reasoning was because the district captured all nine of the […]

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UIL takes no action on splitting Class 5A districts into big, small divisions

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League’s Standing Committee on Policy took no action June 17 on having small-school and big-school divisions for district competition in Class 5A football. (more…)

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Marble Falls Matt Green

Marble Falls coach, AD Matt Green gets 3-year contract extension

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for athletic director and head football coach Matt Green during its regular meeting June 15. The new contract takes effect the 2015-16 school year. (more…)

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Marble Falls finishes Highland Lakes 7-on-7 league with three wins

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School 7-on-7 team finished the final night of the Highland Lakes League by winning all three of its games June 15. The Mustangs (8-0-1) beat Llano 26-12, Lago Vista 27-7 and Lampasas 27-13. (more…)

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