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WHAT: Super Bull Challenge
WHEN: 7 p.m. May 16; gates open at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Charlie Taylor Arena, 100 Rodeo Drive south of Marble Falls on U.S. 281
ADMISSION: $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger

Super Bull Challenge brings in bucks for Marble Falls Area VFD

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department has rounded up 40 bulls for the Super Bull Challenge on May 16 at Charlie Taylor Arena. With that many bulls, it’s going to be one of the most exciting nights in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Spartan Race

Spartan Race is about more than just physical fitness for competitors

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — If slogging through three-plus miles of mud, dirt and obstacles seems like a fun way to spend your off time, then the next couple of weekends are just for you. The Spartan Race Series returns to Reveille Peak Ranch on May 9-10 and May 16-17 with both the […]

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Members of the Verus Fitness Tough Mudder team with coach Calvin Richard (seated, front) get ready for the obstacle course last year. This year's event is May 2 at Reveille Peak Ranch, 105 CR 114 in Burnet. For more on the event and the upcoming Spartan races, go to rprtexas.com. Courtesy photo

Getting out of your comfort zone can help make you a Tough Mudder

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Shannon Jamison isn’t afraid to admit where she’s come from, and she likes the idea of where she’s going. “I’m going to my 25th (high school) reunion this year. I go to it every time we have one, but I’m really looking forward to this year,” Jamison […]

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Burnet County 4-H shooters dominate district competition

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE ABILENE — The term “3-P” in Olympic-style shooting refers to “three-position,” but to the Burnet County 4-H shooting club, it stands for three-peat as the team dominated the District 7 competition April 25 for a third straight year.  Wyatt Harrell of Burnet was the only club senior (14- to 18-year-old division) […]

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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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