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The HITS Triathlon Series makes its annual stop in Marble Falls on April 24-26 and includes a swim portion in Lake Marble Falls. File photo

Volunteers needed for HITS Triathlon in Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The HITS Triathlon Series needs volunteers when the event comes to Marble Falls on April 24-26. If an organization has 25 or more volunteers, HITS will contribute $250 to it. (more…)

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Intense CrossFit a perfect fit for Faith Academy student

Intense CrossFit a perfect fit for Faith Academy student

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Katherine Golladay looked at the bandages. The 16-year-old’s hands were bleeding — skin torn from her second CrossFit workout just a few hours earlier. (more…)

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Cycling races of 200, 400 miles start and end in Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Race Across America Cycling Challenge Series begins March 28 at Johnson Park in Marble Falls. It’s the fourth year the Texas Series will be based here. (more…)

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Westside Park disc golf course

Tournaments aim to bring together Highland Lakes disc golf community

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — If you’re seeking a disc golf buddy — and a little competition — look no further. Two Burnet businesses, Bird’s Vapor and Smart Tech Services, have organized mini-tournaments Wednesdays and Saturdays at area courses — and they’re free to play. (more…)

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LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour takes riders on peaceful back roads

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE STONEWALL — Take a presidential tour of the Hill Country — on two wheels. The eighth annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour is March 28 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch, 144 Park Road 49. (more…)

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Summer Thornton (left) of Granite Shoals competes in a sparring match at the Texas Taekwondo State Championship on March 13-14. She captured bronze medals in board breaking and sparring in the 12- to 14-year-old female cadet green belts division and will compete in the national championships July 4-11 in Austin. Courtesy photo

Local taekwondo students punch their tickets to national contest

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRAPEVINE — Highland Lakes residents Summer Thornton, Camille Justice and David Justice finished in the top three of their divisions of the 2015 Texas Taekwondo State Championship on March 13-14. All three are now headed to the national competition. (more…)

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Aerial gunnery raises difficulty level of target practice

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Shooters can get a different kind of target practice March 22 at Copperhead Creek Shooting Club in Marble Falls. Most of the time, the shooter and the target are still. Maybe the target is moving and the shooter is still. For this, let’s just say the shooter […]

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Kolton Pannell steps into his throw as he aims for a target at a disc golf clinic at Westside Park during last year’s Spring Break. This year’s clinic is 1-3 p.m. March 17. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

SPRING BREAK: No driving iron needed for disc golf clinic

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — For the past three years, Chris Wolford has led the disc golf clinic during the city of Marble Falls Spring Break lineup. This year, he’s back and ready to introduce area youth to the exciting sport of disc golf. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School students Tyler Ryan (left), Ryan Becker and Tyler Horn after the three qualified for the Texas High School Rodeo Association’s state rodeo finals. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls team ropers headed to high school state rodeo finals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HAMILTON — Marble Falls High School students Ryan Becker, Tyler Ryan and Tyler Horn qualified March 8 for the state rodeo finals of the Texas High School Rodeo Association as team ropers. (more…)

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Scott & White’s Not So Fun Run pumps up heart health Feb. 7

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Get your heart beating faster and be better off for it. That’s the message behind the fifth annual Not So Fun Run conducted by Scott & White Healthcare on Feb. 7. Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the race starts at 10 a.m. at Badu Park, 300 Legion Drive. […]

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The Marble Falls Night Mares are holding a taco sale fundraiser Jan. 31 at the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Marble Falls unit, 1701 Broadway, beginning at 9 a.m. The Night Mares squad includes Kiara Anderson aka Princess Moshpit (left), Barbara Baker aka Brickhouse Barbie, Chelsie Jackson aka Buckshot Baby, Nikole Ulbricht aka Holly Causta and Kyla Cagle aka Lil’ Bit. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls Night Mares a roller derby ‘sisterhood’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Roller derby is making a comeback in the Hill Country. And to raise money and awareness, the Marble Falls Night Mares are holding a taco fundraiser Jan. 31. (more…)

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No runner left behind at Polar Bear Mud Run in Spicewood

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — If you come across a polar bear, you might want to run. But if it happens to be the Polar Bear Mud Run at the Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center, you should still run, but at least it’s not for your life. In fact, you don’t really […]

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Run off that meal with After Turkey Turkey Trot in Kingsland

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — I don’t know about you, but on the day after Thanksgiving, the first thing I want to do is go running. Fortunately, Charlotte Dilworth over at Kingsland Health & Fitness Center has everything lined up for a little run or walk. And some of the proceeds even go […]

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano, a 2004 graduate of Marble Falls High School, will speak at the unBearable Fun! Run on Dec. 6 in Burnet. Photo by The Associated Press

Eagle’s Wings Retreat Center fun run features Olympian Leo Manzano

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Eagle’s Wings Retreat Center strives to have different approaches to what it does. So it comes as no surprise that at its first unBearable Fun! Run on Dec. 6, the 5K course will not be simply a run. (more…)

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