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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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Next play in game plan to split 5A football into small, big districts

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The possibility of Class 5A football having small-school and big-school divisions for district competition took the next step. Currently, bigger and smaller 5A football teams play in the same districts but split up into separate divisions for the playoffs. (more…)

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Assistant football coach now in top spot at Faith Academy

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls assistant athletic director Randy Denton has accepted the position of head football coach. Athletic director Jessie Crow made the announcement Feb. 5. (more…)

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Jordan Shipley (left) played varsity football for Burnet High School in the early 2000s. He was recently elected to the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. File photo

Burnet’s Jordan Shipley makes Texas High School Football Hall

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Former Burnet High School receiver Jordan Shipley’s final route has ended in the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. (more…)

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Burnet High School linebacker Kody Hall (left) signs to play for Blinn College in Brenham, while defensive end Cameron Chafin will play for Hardin-Simmons University. The two signed their letters of intent during a ceremony at the high school library Feb. 4, which is National Signing Day for high school football players. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet football’s Hall, Chafin sign letters of intent

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet High School football players Kody Hall and Cameron Chafin signed letters of intent Feb. 4 on National Signing Day. (more…)

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Former Marble Falls Mustang and University of North Texas lineman Cyril Lemon will play in the College Gridiron Showcase on Jan. 31. Photo courtesy of University of North Texas

Former Mustang Cyril Lemon in Gridiron Showcase, eyeing NFL

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DENTON — Recent University of North Texas graduate and offensive lineman Cyril Lemon has one more college football game to play — then it’s on to the 2015 NFL Draft. (more…)

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Faith Academy reassigns head football coach to junior high

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy head football coach Russ Roberts confirmed his reassignment as the junior high football coach as of Dec. 16. Roberts served as the varsity head football coach for five seasons before being moved to his new position. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior offensive lineman and tight end Hanner Shipley will play in the Offense Defense All-American Bowl on Jan. 2 in Orlando. File photo

Marble Falls’ Hanner Shipley to play in All-American Bowl game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ORLANDO — Marble Falls High School senior offensive lineman and tight end Hanner Shipley has accepted an invitation to play in the Offense Defense All-American Bowl. The game is 5 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando. Shipley will play for the West team. (more…)

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Drayton McLane (center) talks to a group of Baylor University alumni after speaking to the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club on Dec. 2. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Drayton McLane talks Astros and Baylor Bears with Horseshoe Bay club

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — When Drayton McLane was considering taking over as owner of the Houston Astros, he had to convince two people who disagreed with the prospect. His parents. The McLanes, being very religious, did not like that the Astros played on Sundays. (more…)

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Burnet football players pick up MVPs, all-district honors

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Several Burnet High School football players were chosen for all-District 13-4A Division I teams, and two received some of the highest honors by coaches. Junior quarterback Austin Moore is the district’s Most Valuable Player, while senior linebacker Kody Hall is the district’s Defensive Most Valuable Player. (more…)

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Tarleton State University sophomore quarterback Zed Woerner (7) calls for the ball from senior center Will McLane. Woerner, a former Marble Falls High School quarterback, set a single-game passing record for the Texans in a 56-49 loss to Texas A&M University-Commerce on Nov. 8. Photo by Jeff Smith/TSU Athletic Communications

Ex-Marble Falls QB Zed Woerner sets Tarleton State passing record

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF STEPHENVILLE — When Tarleton State University sophomore quarterback Zed Woerner got his chance, he made the most of it. in his first collegiate start, Woerner, a 2012 Marble Falls High School graduate, set a single-game passing record for the Texans (5-5) by throwing for 470 yards and three touchdowns in […]

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