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Marble Falls, Burnet youth swimmers prepare for regional

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The midway point for the Marble Falls Tsunami and Burnet Water Dawgs allowed coach Katrina VanBenthuysen to reflect on the 2015 season. The two teams have competed in three meets already with the next one hosted by the Lago Vista team at 8 a.m. July 11 at […]

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Dive in with Marble Falls and Burnet youth swim teams

Dive in with Marble Falls and Burnet youth swim teams

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Tsunami are returning to the Marble Falls city pool. Cameron Bahr, executive director of the YMCA Greater Williamson County, announced the Marble Falls Tsunami swim team will be coached by Katrina VanBenthuysen. (more…)

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One of Ben Joosten’s clients enjoys the waters of Cozumel on a recent dive. While the Highland Lakes and Cozumel are miles apart, people can learn all they need to know in one of Joosten’s SCUBA diving classes at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond in Burnet. Joosten teaches programs for all levels of divers and leads adventure excursions. Photo courtesy of Ben Joosten

SCUBA classes at YMCA pool can take you to a new world

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Ben Joosten wants to open a new world to you. One that could take you from watching the sea lions of La Paz in the Sea of Cortez to experiencing the vibrant life around oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. And it […]

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Burnet swimmers go the extra lap for 3-year-old cancer patient

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Soon after 3-year-old Callen Otto was diagnosed with cancer, Burnet high school and middle school swimmers decided to combine their love of the water and their affection for his family to raise money for his medical expenses. (more…)

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Burnet swimming team second at own Winter Classic

BURNET — The Burnet High School swimming team finished second in its Winter Classic on Oct. 25. Wimberley won the meet with 701 points, followed by the Water Dawgs with 404 and Columbus with 197. (more…)

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Burnet swim team ties for third at own Hoot and Holler Invitational

BURNET — The Burnet High School swimming team tied for third at its own Hoot and Holler Invitational on Oct. 11. (more…)

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