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Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club holding 5k and children’s mile April 26

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club invites runners to “Race Like A Champion” by participating in its first 5k run April 26. The club also created a Purple Pony Mile for children, which will be conducted before the adult race. “I wanted to do (the 5k) last [...]

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Seniors recognized during Mustangs’ final baseball game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Before the final game of the 2014 season, the Marble Falls High School baseball team honored its seniors April 17. During the 8-4 loss to Leander, head coach J.T. Blair continued the trend. Garrett Winslett started at pitcher, his first start since District 25-4A play began. Then [...]

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Ex-Mustang QB Mike Richardson says he’s leaving Texas Tech

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LUBBOCK — Former Marble Falls High School quarterback Mike Richardson is transferring from Texas Tech University. The 2013 graduate arrived at the Lubbock school during mid-term as a true freshman after spending the fall working out on his own.

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Llano baseball beats Burnet in second-place battle; Lady Dawgs win 7-1

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — As it should be, the contest between the Burnet and Llano baseball teams April 15 came down to the seventh inning in a battle for second place in District 8-3A. In the end, the Yellow Jackets (6-2 district) took advantage of two free bases to come back for [...]

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Marble Falls girls track squad takes area meet title

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — The Marble Falls High School girls track-and-field team continued its winning streak at the District 25 and 26-4A area meet April 16. The Lady Mustangs captured the title with 129 points. Second-place finisher Leander scored 84, while Leander Vandegrift had 78 and Leander Rouse finished with 69.

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Llano and Burnet track athletes advance to regionals

BROWNWOOD — The Burnet and Llano high school track-and-field teams competed at the District 7 and 8-3A area meet April 16. The Bulldogs will be sending nine athletes to the Class 3A Region I meet April 24. The Lady Dawgs will be represented by seven. The Lady Jackets are sending two, while the Yellow Jackets [...]

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Marble Falls grad Isaiah Vidal now a Spartan pro

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — For almost two years, Marble Falls High School graduate Isaiah Vidal pushed his body through some of the most extreme races imaginable — several with the moniker “Death Race.”

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Young Burnet County 4-H rifle team captures district titles

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE ABILENE — The Burnet County 4-H Youth Precision Rifle Team recently won the junior (9-10) and intermediate (11-13) divisions at the District 7 team championships. Head coach Guy Taylor commended the shooters for adjusting to the conditions. The competition started in the afternoon with 15-20 mph winds and the sun behind [...]

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Marble Falls track teams keep momentum at area meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — The Marble Falls High School track-and-field teams are performing the way they were projected to at the District 25-26-4A area meet April 16. The Mustangs arrived to the meet with the top four marks in most of their events. “We’ve done well,” Marble Falls head coach Kyle Futrell [...]

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Marble Falls softball honors seniors; no playoffs for baseball squad

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — As the 2014 season was wrapping up, the Marble Falls High School softball team offered a glimpse of the 2015 squad. It happened during the 12-4 loss to Leander Rouse in a District 25-4A game April 15. By winning, the Lady Raiders (5-6 district) swept the season series [...]

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Marble Falls girls tennis duo goes 1-1 at regional tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School doubles team of Hanna Dockery and Madison Dyer finished 1-1 at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15. The two posted an overall record of 17-4 for the season. 

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Marble Falls offensive coordinator Bill Poe takes head coaching job

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School offensive coordinator Bill Poe was named the new head coach at Northwest High School in the Dallas-Fort Worth area April 14. Poe’s first day is April 15.

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Marble Falls baseball loses in extra innings; softball falls 13-6

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School baseball team experienced a brutal 18 hours that included a loss in extra innings to Dripping Springs on April 11 and a lopsided win against Llano on April 12.

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Marble Falls student-anglers compete at Lake Travis tourney

AUSTIN — Five teams from the Marble Falls high school fishing club competed at the Faith Angler Network tournament at Lake Austin on April 5. The team of Colby Orton and Kam Wright were the highest-placing team representing Marble Falls, reeling in five fish that equaled 11.95 pounds.

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