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Marble Falls forward O’Ryan Ficklin drives to the basket during the Mustangs’ 45-37 win against Johnson City during the last night of the Lago Vista Boys Summer League on June 25. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Mustangs finish successful summer basketball league

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School boys basketball team wrapped up one of the finest summers of court work in recent history. The Mustangs posted a 16-2 record while playing in the Lago Vista Boys Summer League for six weeks that ended June 25 and a […]

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Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER PUEBLA, Mexico — Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball player Sedona Prince added another bronze medal to her trophy case. This one is for representing Team USA in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on June 28. (more…)

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Llano gets big win to end summer basketball league

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LAGO VISTA — On the last night of the Lago Vista Boys Summer Basketball League on June 25, the Llano Yellow Jackets could have forfeited and began their July break a little early. Instead, five athletes — Joey Albore, Jaden Napolez, Wayne Davis, Michael Lockhart and Drew Baker — played […]

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Faith’s Sedona Prince, Team USA compete June 24; watch game live

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER PUEBLA, Mexico — Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore center Sedona Prince is ready to help the Team USA girls 16-and-under national team capture its fourth consecutive gold medal in the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. (more…)

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Three Faith girls basketball players on all-state team

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls basketball players Taylor Denton, Hannah Cozby and Sedona Prince were named to the private schools all-state team of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. (more…)

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Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Winning championships happens in the offseason. That’s the belief among coaches and athletes across the Highland Lakes. So to help athletes get better at sport-specific skills, area head coaches are offering summer sports camps and conditioning programs. (more…)

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Faith Academy's Sedona Prince (25) made the USA Basketball 16-and-under team after tryouts May 21-25. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince makes Team USA basketball squad

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Faith Academy of Marble Falls center Sedona Prince was named to the USA Basketball 16-and-under team that will compete at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in June after a five-day tryout May 21-25. (more…)

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Husband-wife duo take over girls coaching duties at Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School Lady Mustangs have two new head coaches for the 2015-16 school year. David Schubert is the new athletic coordinator and head basketball coach, while his wife, Casey, is the new head volleyball coach. (more…)

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As Marble Falls Middle School basketball players, the class of 2014 were back-to-back district champions and posted a two-year record of 28-0 to become the only class to leave middle school unbeaten in girls athletic coordinator Karen Naumann’s three decades on the campus. The team included Sarah Stripling (left), Skylar Riley, Tiffany Winters, Amanda Johnson, Teagan Hall, Blanca Fonseca, Hailey Coulter, Emily Klingsporn, Hailey Stephens and coach Karen Nauman. File photo

Karen Naumann retiring after 30 years of guiding MFMS athletes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Now that Karen Naumann is retiring as the Marble Falls Middle School girls athletic coordinator, she was asked to answer once and for all who gets the credit for helping former Mustang Leonel Manzano become an Olympic silver medalist. (more…)

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Marble Falls girls basketball coach, coordinator Chris Jost resigns

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Chris Jost has resigned as the girls athletic coordinator and head basketball coach at Marble Falls High School to pursue other opportunities. Jost announced his decision April 15. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls freshman post Sedona Prince (25) has accepted an invitation to try out for the 15- and 16-year-old national team from the Developmental National Team Committee and USA Basketball, the governing body that chooses players for teams that represent the United States in international competitions. File photo

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince to try out for USA Basketball team

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Sedona Prince joined the Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team led by coaching hall of famer Jerry English, fans knew the two would accomplish things that even English hadn’t experienced in four decades of coaching. (more…)

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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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