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Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano start fall football camps Aug. 3

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Area high school football players are enjoying one final week of summer before hitting the fields for fall training camps. Incoming 10th- , 11th- and 12th-graders start camps Aug. 3 from 6-6:30 a.m. with locker assignments and equipment measurements before heading to the practice fields from 7-7:30 a.m. […]

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DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — You know those movie scenes of press conferences where reporters are pushing each other, sidestepping equipment and yelling out questions to a single person? And as you watch, you feel sorry for the one who has to answer those questions? Last week was just like that at the […]

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Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — A change in how Burnet High School season football tickets are designed means more of a pro look and a savings in printing costs. Having a private company print the tickets saved the athletic department about $2,500, athletic secretary Sandra Garrett said. (more…)

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Marble Falls lineman Ryan Becker commits to Southern Methodist

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — Marble Falls High School incoming senior lineman Ryan Becker committed to play for Southern Methodist University on July 26. “It felt like home,” he said. (more…)

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Jerod Rye takes over as Burnet QB coach, offensive coordinator

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Jerod Rye has accepted the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator position at Burnet High School. Head coach Kurt Jones announced the addition July 24. (more…)

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Symmetry Turf Installations workers continue to smooth out gravel in the end zone of Llano Stadium on July 23. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Llano Stadium progress keeps athletic director on edge of his seat

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Construction workers continue to smooth out gravel and other parts of Llano Stadium to prepare the surface for synthetic turf. The current state of the stadium left athletic director and head football coach Craig Slaughter with hope that the turf will be laid down and ready to use […]

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Marble Falls golfer Macy Fox

Young Marble Falls golfer plays tough USGA qualifier tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER TULSA, Oklahoma — Golfer Macy Fox, a student at Marble Falls Middle School, missed qualifying for the U.S. Girls’ Junior after shooting 75-77–152 during two qualifying rounds July 20-21 at the Tulsa Country Club. (more…)

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MEDIA DAYS: Big 12 on right path regarding playoff, CFP official says

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff, said he thought the Big 12 Conference is addressing expansion the right way, even though the league was left out of the postseason championship bracket in 2014. Hancock was one of the featured speakers at the league’s media day July […]

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Andy McHazlett

Burnet offensive coordinator accepts principal position in hometown La Pryor

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones said July 20 he is still working out the details on a plan for a new offensive coordinator. The reason is because Andy McHazlett resigned to become the new La Pryor High School principal. (more…)

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MEDIA DAYS: Big 12 to limit full contact to two days a week

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — The Big 12 conference will limit hitting to two days a week, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced to kick off media days July 20. Safety is the primary reason, he said. (more…)

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Burnet 7-on-7 team finishes in top 8 at state tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER COLLEGE STATION — The Burnet High School 7-on-7 varsity football team finished in the top eight of Division II state tournament July 9-10. The Bulldogs (28-5-1) lost 55-27 to Navasota, the eventual Division II state champion, in the quarterfinals of the championship bracket. Navasota beat China Spring 40-39 for the […]

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Marble Falls Triathlon needs volunteers — and you don’t have to break a sweat

DANIEL CLIFTON • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — It’s been more than a few years since Mario Gonzales crested the hill on U.S. 281 south of Marble Falls, revealing to him Lake Marble Falls, the 281 bridge and Lakeside Park. At that moment, Gonzales, an Austin firefighter and triathlete, knew he’d found a perfect place […]

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Faith Academy coach tackling football safety issue with camp

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Football coach Russ Roberts is familiar with all the reports about the sport he loves. He sees video footage of players who are tackled or being tackled. And he realizes there’s a better way to properly tackle, land and even fall on a fumble. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Burnet youth swimmers prepare for regional

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The midway point for the Marble Falls Tsunami and Burnet Water Dawgs allowed coach Katrina VanBenthuysen to reflect on the 2015 season. The two teams have competed in three meets already with the next one hosted by the Lago Vista team at 8 a.m. July 11 at […]

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