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Big comeback not enough for Marble Falls football

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked like Burnet was going to crush the Marble Falls High School football team in the teams’ season opener Aug. 29 at Mustang Stadium, new head coach Matt Green had a chat with his players.

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Burnet football hangs on in 51-45 OT win over rival Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With a little more than nine minutes left in their opening-season game, Burnet’s Brock Foster rumbled 24 yards to put the Bulldogs up 45-17 once Alex Melvin added his extra point. By all accounts, it looked as if the Bulldogs had wrapped up the contest against their [...]

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Inexperience, turnovers hurt Faith Academy in opening loss

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost its first regular season game since 2011, ending a 21-game streak, to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, 32-0, on Aug. 29 at Pony Stadium. Turnovers, fumbles and penalties plagued the Flames (0-1) throughout the game.

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Parking should be easier for Burnet-Marble Falls football game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Battle of Burnet County on Aug. 29 between the visiting Burnet Bulldogs and the Marble Falls Mustangs will open the 2014 high school football season and bring out fans of both teams in droves. Which means finding a parking spot at Mustang Stadium turns into a game [...]

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Marble Falls’ Cyril Lemon, UNT team face off with Texas

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DENTON — In 2011, only months before he was to graduate from Marble Falls High School, Cyril Lemon reluctantly took a recruiting trip to the University of North Texas.

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Ex-Mustang receiver David Morgan gets his shot at UTSA

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Former Marble Falls High School receiver David Morgan is planning on doing for the University of Texas-San Antonio what he did for the Mustangs from 2008 to 2010. Be the possession receiver.

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Burnet, Marble Falls football teams ready for annual battle

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Few week one football match ups will garner the interest that Burnet and Marble Falls brings Aug. 29. The Bulldogs (0-0) come to Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive, for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff looking to end a three-game losing skid to their county rivals.

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Faith Academy football hosting Ty Detmer-led St. Andrew’s

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — If the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team can only play one non-district game at home, the Flames couldn’t have asked for a better opponent. Faith welcomes Austin St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, whose head coach is former Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer. The game is 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Llano football facing 2A state runner-up Wall in season opener

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Perhaps Llano High School head football coach Craig Slaughter misses the district competition he faced last year when the Yellow Jackets played Burnet, Brownwood, Liberty Hill and Lampasas. Is that why he agreed to a home-and-home series with Wall, the Class 2A state runner-up?

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Dove season starts Sept. 1 with growing bird populations

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Dove populations in Texas are growing, and early dove season hunters should expect higher-than-average numbers. However, late season hunters might see fewer doves than in the past as the birds migrate out of the area, according to Rufus Stephens, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department District 4 [...]

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Listen to your Dallas Cowboys on KBEY 103.9 FM

KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune will be broadcasting your Dallas Cowboys this season! Tune your radio dial to 103.9 FM to hear all the Cowboys action. Go to KBEYFM.com for a full schedule. Photo courtesy of the Dallas Cowboys/NFL

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Marble Falls volleyball loses close match to Killeen Ellison

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School volleyball team lost to Killeen Ellison 20-25, 25-23, 17-25, 21-25 on Aug. 26. The match was much closer than the scores indicate. For most of the sets, both teams were within three points, though each side might have had to fight back from [...]

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Burnet and Llano cross-country teams medal at Bulldogs meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School cross-country squads earned three team medals at their own Burnet XC Relay Meet on Aug. 23. The Bulldogs divided into three-person relay teams with each athlete running a 1½-mile loop.

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Marble Falls-Tivy scrimmage comes down to last play

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The final play of the Marble Falls High School football team’s scrimmage against Kerrville Tivy on Aug. 22 made fans gasp and hold their breaths.

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