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Burnet 7-on-7 football team qualifies for state tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LORENA — The Burnet High School 7-on-7 varsity football team has qualified for the Division II state tournament after finishing second at the Lorena State Qualifying Tournament on May 16. The state tournament is July 9-10 at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, 3101 Harvey Road in College Station. (more…)

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Burnet dominates second week of 7-on-7 football league

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even potential wet weather and a venue change couldn’t slow the Burnet High School 7-on-7 football team. The Bulldogs went 3-0 on May 11 for the second week of the Burnet 7-on-7 League, which took place at Mustang Stadium in Marble Falls. Burnet, Marble Falls, Llano and […]

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Marble Falls football 3-0 on first day of Burnet 7-on-7

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Marble Falls High School 7-on-7 football team went 3-0 on the first night of the Burnet 7-on-7 League on May 4. The Mustangs had wins against Llano, Lampasas and Burnet. (more…)

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Cyril Lemon, a former offensive lineman for Marble Falls High School and the University of North Texas, was asked by the New Orleans Saints to sign a free agent contract. Photo courtesy of UNT

Saints come marching in for former Marble Falls lineman

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — As the Arizona Cardinals closed out the 2015 NFL Draft by choosing Louisville’s Gerald Christian as “Mr. Irrelevant” with the final pick May 2, former Marble Falls High School offensive lineman Cyril Lemon’s heart sank. (more…)

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7-on-7 begins May 4 for Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano football

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The new season of 7-on-7 football begins May 4 at the practice fields at Burnet High School for freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams across the Highland Lakes. The Bulldogs welcome Llano, Lampasas and Marble Falls each Monday beginning at 6 p.m. Each squad is guaranteed three contests […]

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Retiring coach Kyle Futrell reflects on a memorable track record, athletes

Retiring coach Kyle Futrell reflects on a memorable track record, athletes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Twenty-two years later, Kyle Futrell still has the old checkbook cover with the numbers 19 and 1¾ on it. The cover serves as a reminder of what athletes can accomplish when they’re loosened, focused and fight for victory. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School graduate Cyril Lemon, a former University of North Texas lineman, will participate in the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30-May 2. Photo courtesy of UNT

Ex-Mustang Cyril Lemon is preparing for big career day: NFL Draft

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DENTON — Cyril Lemon has been fine-tuning all sorts of job skills the past several months. He has been reviewing information, learning how to answer interview questions and even improving his physical stamina. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School head track-and-field coach Kyle Futrell talks to his team at the recent District 25-5A track meet. After 31 years with the Marble Falls school district, Futrell is retiring. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls coach Kyle Futrell retiring, two more resign

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Two more Marble Falls Independent School District coaches have resigned and another will retire at the end of this school year. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Kingsland youth football join Hill Country league

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Football rivalries will take on a new meaning thanks to the Hill Country Youth Football League. The Marble Falls Youth Football and Cheer and the Kingsland Youth Football and Cheer Association are starting their first season in the league — based out of Liberty Hill — joining […]

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Mark Schlicke, a 1974 graduate of Marble Falls High School, will be inducted into the Tarleton State University Hall of Fame as a member of the 1977 Texans football team. He was the equipment manager and videographer for the team. Courtesy photo

Former Marble Falls athlete part of Tarleton State Hall of Fame team

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF STEPHENVILLE — Mark Schlicke, a 1974 Marble Falls High School graduate, is joining the Tarleton State University Hall of Fame as a member of the 1977 Texans football team. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior center Sam Kohutek (center) signs his letter of intent to play for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor as his parents Kimberlee (left) and Mark congratulate him. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls’ Sam Kohutek headed to Mary Hardin-Baylor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior football center Sam Kohutek had a smile that wouldn’t leave his face. And that smile grew bigger when he turned to see a video of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s football team that included the game day atmosphere at Crusader Stadium, a […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior quarterback Magnum Burcham signs his letter of intent to play football for Southwestern Assembly of God University on Feb. 20. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy quarterback signs to play football at Christian school

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — It’s fitting that Faith Academy senior quarterback Magnum Burcham signed to play football for the Southwestern Assemblies of God University Lions, Flames head coach Randy Denton said. (more…)

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New Faith Academy football coach ready for challenge

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Randy Denton recognizes the challenge he accepted when he was named the head football coach at Faith Academy of Marble Falls on Feb. 5. After all, he is taking over a program that won two games in 2014: one a forfeit and the other against a junior varsity […]

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Marble Falls football working on strength, flexibility in offseason

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Though their football season ended in early November, the Marble Falls Mustangs have been using the offseason to their advantage. Head coach Matt Green outlined what the players have been doing the past three months. (more…)

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