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3-on-3 basketball tourney to help send Smoking for Jesus youth group on mission

MARBLE FALLS — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament fundraiser will be conducted by the Youth Ablaze 4 Jesus Christ, the youth group of Smoking for Jesus Ministry.

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It’s been a quiet but productive summer for Burnet athletics

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The first 30 days of the summer have been quieter than in past years for the athletic department at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District.

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Faith Academy forward Juliette Fisher signs with Huston-Tillotson

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Juliette Fisher attended her first practice as a member of the Faith Academy girls basketball team during her freshman, head coach Jerry English put her through a 5-on-5 drill and told one group to play offense and the other defense. Fisher didn’t understand the terms and [...]

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Burnet school district hires new girls coaches at high school, middle school

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet Consolidated Independent School District girls athletics program has two new coaches for the 2014-2015 school year. Frank Huey, who was the Marble Falls High School girls basketball assistant coach in 2012-2013, will be the Lady Dawgs head track-and-field coach and assistant basketball coach.

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Mustang Conditioning program designed to strengthen body and mind, coach says

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School head football coach and athletic director Matt Green has developed a Mustang Conditioning program that will launch June 9. The six-week program is designed for male and female athletes in the seventh grade and older.

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Llano looks back on successful sports year

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Llano High School sports fans find it hard not to smile when they reflect on the 2013-2014 season. The Yellow Jackets advanced to the playoffs in football, boys basketball, boys golf and baseball.

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Full lineup of Highland Lakes sports camps

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Highland Lakes youngsters wanting to improve their fundamentals in specific sports will have plenty of opportunities throughout June and July. Several high school coaching staffs will be conducting camps for incoming third- through ninth-graders.

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New Marble Falls football coach: ‘Where I’m supposed to be’

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even before Marble Falls Independent School District board members approved the hires May 19 of boys head basketball coach Paul Gammage and head football coach and athletic director Matt Green, Green had already met his players hours earlier.

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New Marble Falls basketball coach has vision of contending for district title

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Though the Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees did not approve his hire until May 19, that didn’t stop new head boys basketball coach Paul Gammage from running practices. He has been commuting between Leander Rouse, where he was an assistant coach, and Marble Falls [...]

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Texas Tech’s Tubby Smith speaks to Horseshoe Bay Sports Club

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Texas Tech University men’s head basketball coach Tubby Smith said he believes the NCAA will change in the coming months because of lawsuits and the financial situation of many athletes.

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Llano athletes recognized at end-of-year awards ceremony

LLANO — The Llano High School athletic department closed out the sports year by honoring the accomplishments of student-athletes for the 2013-2014 school year at its annual awards ceremony May 12.

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Burnet athletes recognized at end-of-year awards ceremony

BURNET — The Burnet High School athletic department celebrated the accomplishments of the Bulldogs and the Lady Dawgs during the 2013-2014 school year May 12. Coaches handed out individual team awards during the event.

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Mustangs basketball coach finalist has knowledge of district, winning record

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees will have a busy regular meeting May 19. Trustees will be asked to approve the hire of Paul Gammage as the Marble Falls High School boys head basketball coach. If approved, it will be his first head coaching [...]

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Burnet baseball stays one game behind Llano after beating Lampasas

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team took care of Lampasas 8-1 on April 18 to stay a game behind Llano in the District 8-3A standings. The Yellow Jackets (12-12 overall, 7-2 district) defeated Brownwood 6-5 on April 18.

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