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Burnet High School senior powerlifter Desiree Vajgrt finished her high school career at the Class 4A state meet in Corpus Christi on March 20. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet powerlifter sets personal bests at state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CORPUS CHRISTI — Burnet High School senior powerlifter Desiree Vajgrt finished her high school career by setting several personal bests at the state powerlifting meet March 20. (more…)

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Burnet girls powerlifter headed to state meet

Burnet girls powerlifter headed to state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet High School powerlifter Desiree Vajgrt made her final year count. The senior will be making her first appearance at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association state meet March 20 at the American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Corpus Christi. Last year, she was fifth at […]

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Spring teams to get recognition at Meet the Mustangs on Jan. 22

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Sports fans have a lot of fun at Meet the Mustangs in August, so the Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club decided to sponsor a second one for this school year. But this time, athletes participating in spring sports will be introduced. (more…)

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Johnson City powerlifter J.C. Roy celebrates at the World Powerlifting Congress meet Nov. 10 in West Palm Beach, Florida, after earning the title for his age and weight class during the world championships. Roy set three world records as well as representing the United States in the meet. Courtesy photo

Johnson City man captures world powerlifting title, three records

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR JOHNSON CITY — When J.C. Roy of Johnson City pulled into West Palm Beach, Florida, on Nov. 9, he wasn’t there to enjoy the beaches and nightlife. He was there to do a “little” heavy lifting. (more…)

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Expert: Break up those flocks for challenging fall turkey hunting

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Having a turkey mosey up to a feeder or wander into a deer rifle’s range are the most common ways of taking a bird during the fall season, but not the most challenging. Robert Linder, a hunter and turkey caller who has gone after the wild birds across […]

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Zachary (left) and Duane Young pose with their national championship trophies from the USA Powerlifting Bench Press Nationals. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls father-son powerlifting duo take titles

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — The father-and-son duo of Duane and Zachary Young of Marble Falls won national titles in their age and weight divisions at the USA Powerlifting Bench Press Nationals on Aug. 23-24. Song Zachary claimed his second national title. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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Marble Falls honors athletes at awards ceremony May 19

MARBLE FALLS — Audience members loudly applauded the accomplishments of the Marble Falls High School tennis, golf, powerlifting and track-and-field teams during the annual awards ceremony May 19. Each coach handed out individual team awards and certificates of participation.  (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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Burnet powerlifting teams finish in top 4 at Seguin meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS SEGUIN — The Burnet High School boys and girls powerlifting teams finished in the top four of the Seguin meet Jan. 30.  The Bulldogs were third overall with 29 points behind Navarro with 35 points and Seguin with 33 points. Other teams included Bandera, 26 points; Floresville, 22 points; Lockhart, 18 points; […]

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Burnet boys powerlifting team wins district; Lady Dawgs squad places second

BURNET — The Burnet High School boys powerlifting team won the District 8-3A meet Jan. 16 with 46 points. Liberty Hill was second with 41. The Lady Dawgs were second, while the Lampasas girls won the meet. The Bulldogs junior varsity team took first thanks to lifters Mason Campbell, Curtis Readance, Lance Armentrout and Aaron […]

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Burnet powerlifter finishes 8th at state meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS CORPUS CHRISTI — Burnet High School junior Brittney Barksdale finished eighth in the Class 3A state powerlifting meet March 15 in Corpus Christi. (more…)

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Burnet girls powerlifter qualifies for state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GATESVILLE — For two years, Burnet High School coaches asked junior Brittany Barksdale to be a powerlifter. And, for two years, she declined. But, just as the saying goes, the third time was the charm, and Barksdale finally said “yes.” (more…)

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