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Several Marble Falls Tsunami swimmers qualify for state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF NEW BRAUNFELS — Several Marble Falls Tsunami swimmers have qualified for the state meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. They finished in the top three of events at the Region 3 meet July 19 while also breaking a handful of meet records in the process.

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Marble Falls Tsunami dives into first lap on way to state

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team has been preparing for the first lap of reaching the state meet. That lap is July 19 at the Region 3 meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 350 [...]

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Tsunami swim team gains lessons from local meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team hosted a fun meet with swimmers from Lago Vista and the Y team at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond of Burnet on June 21 at the city pool.

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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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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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Burnet swimmer Seth Timmons wins bronze at state

AUSTIN — Burnet High School senior swimmer Seth Timmons made his final year with the Water Dogs unforgettable. At the Swimming and Diving State Meet on Feb. 22, Timmons earned a bronze medal in the 500-meter freestyle by posting a time of four minutes 33.23 seconds, which broke his own team record for the second [...]

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Burnet swimmer headed to state meet; team 18th overall at regional competition

FROM STAFF REPORTS MAGNOLIA — Senior Seth Timmons qualified for the state meet as the Burnet High School swimming team finished 18th overall at the Region 5-4A swimming and diving championships Feb. 7-8. The boys squad was 16th overall.

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Burnet swim team finishes in top 10 at TISCA Invitational

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School Water Dogs swim team earned 320 points to finish ninth at the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association Invitational on Nov. 8-9. “I am very proud of the entire team,” head coach Nancy Moore said.

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Burnet distance swimmer signs with Oakland University in Michigan

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET —Burnet High School senior Seth Timmons is used to the stamina it takes to swim  long distances. He rises almost every day at 4:30 a.m. for swim practice with Nitro Swimming, a select team, and attends afternoon practices for the high school’s Water Dogs team.

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Grandson of Burnet County icon dives into biography of ‘Father of Texas Swimming’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Growing up at Camp Longhorn, Ross Lucksinger always knew there was something special about his grandfather, the late Tex Robertson. “There were so many stories around him,” Lucksinger said. “He was such an amazing man.”

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Marble Falls Special Olympians take several top-3 finishes at state aquatics meet

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE COLLEGE STATION — The Marble Falls Special Olympics team recently competed in the state aquatics meet at Texas A&M University. The team picked up 10 first places. Devin Wuest, the Special Olympics coach and a life skills teacher at Marble Falls High School, said the team “did an outstanding job.”

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Burnet swim team dives into season with Hoot and Holler

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School swim team competed in its own Hoot and Holler Invitational swim meet Oct. 19 to begin the 2013-2014 season. RESULTS: Boys — 50 breaststroke: 4, Cameron Cardenas, 35.64; 50 freestyle: Dustin Barnett, 30.03, 13, Jackson Keltch, 40.39; 50 butterfly: 3, Evan Murchison, 30.52; 100 freestyle: 10, [...]

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Marble Falls Tsunami swim team sends 19 to state

FROM STAFF REPORTS NEW BRAUNFELS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team is sending 19 members to the state meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation thanks to their finishes at the Region III meet July 13. To qualify for state, which will be in Corpus Christi on July 25, swimmers had to finish in [...]

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Marble Falls Tsunami making bigger waves with more swimmers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The fifth year of the Marble Falls Tsunami swim team is highlighted by the largest number of swimmers in the history of the program.

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