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Llano baseball falls to Liberty Hill but takes second place

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LIBERTY HILL — The fight for the District 8-3A baseball championship lived up to the billing. But, in the end, Liberty Hill took advantage of one Llano mistake to claim the title with a 4-3 victory in eight innings April 22.

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Burnet baseball loses to Brownwood, finishes third

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BROWNWOOD — The Burnet High School baseball team lost 9-8 to Brownwood in eight innings April 22 to end its regular season. That means the Bulldogs (13-11-3 overall, 6-4 district) are third in District 8-3A, and Llano is the runner-up after a 4-3 loss to Liberty Hill in eight innings [...]

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Granite Shoals’ Bill Henry found success in the major leagues

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — When Bill Henry stood on the mound Oct. 8, 1961, at Crosley Field, it wasn’t just any ballgame. And he wasn’t facing the sluggers from just any ball team. The left-hander from Pasadena, Texas, was staring at the top of the New York Yankees lineup in the [...]

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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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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 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 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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Burnet baseball falls out of first; softball loses

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team lost 12-5 to Liberty Hill in a District 8-3A game April 11. With the loss, Liberty Hill now has first place in district all to itself, and Burnet and Llano will be in a showdown for second place at 7 p.m. April [...]

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Marble Falls baseball beats Dripping Springs; softball loses

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School baseball team defeated second-place Dripping Springs 6-3 in a District 25-4A game April 8. The Mustangs (9-8-3 overall, 4-5 district) led the entire way, plating two runs in the first, two more in the third and two in the sixth innings.

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No goal out of reach for Burnet senior athlete Jeremy Ayers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In the showdown for first place in the District 8-3A baseball standings, a Liberty Hill player hit a ball to center field. Burnet senior outfielder Jeremy Ayers ran forward to get under it. But as he was watching the ball, he realized he was going the wrong direction.

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Burnet baseball loses first district game; Lady Dawgs fall to Brownwood

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team fell 2-1 to Brownwood on April 4 in its first District 8-3A loss. The Bulldogs (11-8-3 overall, 4-1 district) scored a run in the first inning, but the Lions (1-4) plated two in the second inning. One was unearned.

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Vista Ridge sweeps Marble Falls baseball in district series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —The Marble Falls High School baseball team lost 2-0 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge 2-0 on April 4 in a District 25-4A series sweep by the Rangers. “Hats off to them,” Mustangs head coach J.T. Blair said about Vista Ridge. “Their pitcher did a great job making pitches. [...]

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Late run puts Vista Ridge over Marble Falls baseball team in Game 1 of district series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School baseball team lost 1-0 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge in Game 1 of a District 25-4A series April 3. “We pitched well and overall played well defensively,” Mustangs head coach J.T. Blair said. “We had some chances offensively and didn’t capitalize.”

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Burnet baseball stays unbeaten in district; softball falls to Lampasas

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LAMPASAS — The Burnet High School baseball team remained atop the District 8-3A standings with a 4-0 win against Lampasas on March 28. The Bulldogs (11-7-3 overall, 4-0 district) scored a run in the third inning, two in the fifth and five in the sixth. In all, Burnet recorded nine [...]

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