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Faith Academy of Marble Falls junior post Hannah Cozby (left) uses a drop step to score a bucket while being guarded by Houston Lutheran North senior post Tiffany Valentine during the Lady Flames’ 66-52 loss to the Lady Lions on March 6. Courtesy photo

Lady Flames lose back-and-forth state semifinal match

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ARLINGTON — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team’s season ended with a 66-52 loss to Houston Lutheran North in the Class 3A state semifinals of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools on March 6. (more…)

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Lady Flames prepare for No. 1-ranked state tourney foe

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team had one more practice March 5 in a final preparation for Houston Lutheran North. The two meet at 6 p.m. March 6 in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class 3A state tournament at Mansfield Summit High […]

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Faith Academy junior high girls squad wins district

The Faith Academy girls junior high basketball team (15-5 overall, 9-0 district) beat Killeen Memorial 25-24 on March 3 to capture its first Austin Christian Athletic Association junior high girls district tournament championship. The Lady Flames were seeded No. 1 in the tournament. The team includes eighth-graders Launa Evans (front row, left) and Emily Reed […]

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Faith boys end record season with close regional loss

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys basketball team’s season ended in a 69-68 loss to Beaumont Legacy at a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools regional tournament Feb. 28. Still, Flames head coach Randy Denton said the positives during the season far outweigh its end […]

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Faith Academy sophomore guard Jayla Reeves connects on an outside jumper.

Lady Flames return to state basketball tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy girls basketball coach Jerry English is a numbers fan. So it’s no surprise that after his Lady Flames beat Bay Area Christian 64-42 on Feb. 28 to return to the state tournament, English was able to rattle off a few digits. Such as this is […]

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Faith basketball squads head to playoffs with something to prove

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy boys and girls basketball teams will attempt to add to their historical seasons. They’ll try to win regional championships Feb. 27-28 to advance to the Class 3A state tournament of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. (more…)

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Burnet High School junior forward Jesse Pollard (center left) takes contact from Wimberley junior forward Joe Bishop during the Bulldogs’ 61-59 loss in a bi-district championship Feb. 24 at Marble Falls High School. Courtesy photo

Burnet comes up short in bi-district match against Wimberley

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — With eight seconds left and trailing Wimberley 61-59 in a Class 4A bi-district championship Feb. 24, the Burnet High School boys basketball team broke the huddle and inbounded the ball. (more…)

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Bulldogs grow up, prepare for rematch against Wimberley

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — With a win-or-go-home attitude, the Burnet High School boys basketball team stormed its way into the 2015 playoffs. The Burnet Bulldogs (14-13, 5-5) will put a two-game winning streak on the line when they face Wimberley (20-8, 10-2) in a bi-district championship at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at […]

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Marble Falls ISD Special Olympians taking a shot at basketball title

Marble Falls ISD Special Olympians taking a shot at basketball title

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Gavin Smith holds the basketball under his arm. He’s looking at one of his players, Taylor Johnson, at the top of the key. Between them stands Jonathan Estrada, who is several inches taller than Taylor. But Smith isn’t concerned about Taylor beating him to the net, not just […]

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Burnet basketball postseason scores and schedules

Burnet basketball postseason scores and schedules

The Burnet High School boys basketball team is headed to the Class 4A playoffs, while the girls team has advanced to the next round. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

Here are your high school varsity scores for basketball game Feb. 13: The Marble Falls Mustangs fell to Vandergrift, 91-59. The Burnet Bulldogs defeated the Lampasas boys, 53-41. Liberty Hill defeated the Llano Yellowjackets, 70-32. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

Here’s a look at the high school varsity basketball scores for Feb. 10: (more…)

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Faith boys basketball puts first district title in record books

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even with two games remaining in the regular season, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys basketball team made history by winning its first district championship Feb. 6 with a 62-22 win against Austin San Juan Diego. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

Here’s a look at the Feb. 6 high school varsity basketball scores: The Marble Falls Mustangs lost 51-26 to the Leander Lions, while the Lady Mustangs lost 49-28 to the Lady Lions, 49-28. (more…)

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