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Marble Falls tennis duo advances to regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School girls doubles team of Hannah Dockery and Madison Dyer was the runner-up in the District 25-4A tournament April 3. The duo, who began the district tournament seeded No. 2, will play at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15-16 at the [...]

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Lessons from Charlie Herrington went beyond the tennis court

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE COMMUNITY MARBLE FALLS — After a celebratory dinner with family for winning the District 25-4A crown in girls doubles in 2010, then-Marble Falls High School players Devon Dockery and Kyleigh Ann Futrell ended the evening by paying a visit to Hidden Falls Country Club tennis pro Charlie Herrington. Herrington had been [...]

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Marble Falls tennis duo wins Mason tourney

Marble Falls High School girls doubles-team partners Hannah Dockery (left) and Madison Dyer captured first place at the Mason Tournament on March 28-29. The Lady Mustangs, along with head coach Jeff Savage (center), dedicated the tournament to longtime tennis pro Charlie Herrington, who died March 26. All three took private lessons from Herrington. The mixed-doubles [...]

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Burnet tennis beats St. Michael’s

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team defeated Austin St. Michael’s 11-6 on March 18. Many Bulldogs contributed to the overall match scores in both singles and doubles.

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Former NFL player Doug English to speak to Marble Falls athletic boosters

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Recent Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductee and former NFL player Doug English will be the special speaker at the next meeting of the Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club. “(English) is one of the all-time greats,” said Todd Dodge, the Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director. [...]

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Burnet tennis duo places second at Copperas Cove

FROM STAFF REPORTS COPPERAS COVE — Burnet High School tennis players participated in the Copperas Cove Spring Break Invitational on March 7. In mixed doubles, the team of Price Carpenter and Hailey Wilson posted a 2-1 record to finish in second place.

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Burnet, Marble Falls tennis players compete in weekend tournaments

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team competed in matches against Faith Academy of Marble Falls on Feb. 27 and at the Austin Akins Tournament on Feb. 28. At Akins, the Bulldogs finished in the top three of the mixed-doubles division, which drew 12 teams. The Burnet doubles team of Price [...]

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Marble Falls tennis player third in singles at Mason Shootout

FROM STAFF REPORTS MASON — The Marble Falls High School tennis team competed in the Mason Shootout tournament Feb. 14-15. Senior Mike Stripling finished third in boys singles. But perhaps the most interesting part of the tournament occurred during the semifinals when Stripling faced Abilene High’s No. 1 player. The Eagles are regarded as having [...]

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Strong bond keeps Marble Falls ‘Striplets’ together, no matter where road goes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — They are known as “the Striplets” in the halls of Marble Falls High School and have been making headlines since the day they were born. But to family members, they are simply Mike, Ben and Sarah Stripling, seniors at Marble Falls High School, who are scholars, leaders [...]

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Vegas by the River helps Roddick tennis center, Highland Lakes Elementary

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE GRANITE SHOALS — Tickets are on sale for Vegas by the River, a fundraiser benefitting the Roddick Foundation Tennis Center and the Highland Lakes Elementary School after-school youth tennis program. The event is 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive in Marble Falls. 

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Vegas by the River event raising money for Roddick tennis center in Granite Shoals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — The date for third annual Vegas by the River fundraiser benefitting the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation Tennis Center has been set for Nov. 23 It is 6:30 p.m. at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista in Marble Falls. The casino will open at 7 p.m. Dave Holder, the [...]

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Burnet tennis beats Gatesville to end team season

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team ended its first season in team tennis with a win against Gatesville on Oct. 4.

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Marble Falls tennis team rallies for back-to-back wins; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against [...]

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Marble Falls tennis rallies for victories; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against [...]

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