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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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Dominating second half propels Burnet over Robinson, 45-23

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR ROBINSON — The Bulldogs combination of Austin Moore to Joel Johnson stymied the Robinson Rockets’ defense Oct. 17 with seven passes of 20 yards or more and three touchdowns on the Burnet football team’s way to a 45-23 win. On the other side of the ball, the Burnet defense forced [...]

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Faith Academy slows down Sacred Heart in loss

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — With two running backs weighing well over 220 pounds each, the Halletsville Sacred Heart football team has relied on a pounding running game all year. Against Faith Academy on Oct. 17, it was no different.

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Burnet swim team ties for third at own Hoot and Holler Invitational

BURNET — The Burnet High School swimming team tied for third at its own Hoot and Holler Invitational on Oct. 11.

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