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The University Interscholastic League will require all member schools share data on concussions suffered during competitions starting in the 2017-18 school year. Marble Falls Independent School District has been voluntarily turning in that date for some time, say MFISD officials. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls has head start on UIL concussion data-sharing requirement

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — While all Texas schools in the University Interscholastic League will be required to share concussion data starting in the 2017-18 academic year, Marble Falls school district leaders have already moved to the head of the class on the subject. (more…)

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Llano High School junior middle blocker Skye Sanderson records a kill during the first-set loss to Caldwell on Nov. 1 in the first round of the playoffs. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Llano volleyball ends successful season in tough bi-district loss

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN — The Llano High School volleyball team’s season ended Nov. 1 with a bi-district championship loss to Caldwell: 19-25, 17-25, 21-25. “I couldn’t have swept through this season any better,” Lady Jackets head coach John Black said. “These seniors have been with me for four years; they’re so special.” […]

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Marble Falls High School freshman volleyball coach Allison Bendas (middle) returns to her alma mater to pass along her knowledge of the sport to players, including Faith McRee (left) and Alysa Clawson. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Lady Mustang returns to volleyball court as a coach

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Few people understand what it means to be a Marble Falls High School dual-sport athlete better than Allison Bendas. The 2011 graduate played volleyball and softball for the Lady Mustangs throughout middle school and high school. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School volleyball team visited the residents at Granite Mesa Health Center and brought homemade cookies to pass out. New head coach Jessica Withrow said that’s one of many service projects coaches and players are performing with the aim of planting a seed for service in the hearts of the students. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls volleyball team serves for community

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School head volleyball coach Jessica Withrow wants her players to know they can make a big difference in their community that goes beyond what they accomplish on the court. (more…)

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9/11 author to speak before Marble Falls volleyball game

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School volleyball team is honoring first responders and veterans before the varsity takes on Lockhart at about 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in Max Copeland Gym on the Marble Falls High School campus, 2101 Mustang Drive. (more…)

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John Berkman, who graduated from Marble Falls in 2001, returns as the girls head basketball coach and girls athletic coordinator. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls makes two new coaching hires and one promotion

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — One new Marble Falls High School head coach is coming home, while another is accepting a promotion. And a third is making Marble Falls her new home. Athletic director Matt Green announced the moves after the board of trustees approved the recommendations during its regular meeting June 20. […]

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BCISD hires new coaches including volleyball, softball

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The coaching staff at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District is coming together with several new hires for the 2016-17 school year, including two new head coaches. (more…)

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High schools offering summer sports camps

High schools offering summer sports camps

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — High school coaches across the Highland Lakes are hosting athletic camps throughout June and July for elementary, middle school and high school student-athletes. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior Natalie Chapa (seated) signs her letter of intent to play volleyball at Cisco Junior College surrounded by her brother Logan (front row, left), Marble Falls athletic director Matt Green (back row, left), Marble Falls girls coordinator David Schubert, Marble Falls head volleyball coach Casey Schubert and parents Laura and Ronnie Chapa. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls volleyball’s Natalie Chapa signs with Cisco college

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The competition that Marble Falls High School senior Natalie Chapa faced during the last four years will serve her well now that she signed a letter of intent to play for Cisco Junior College on Jan. 27. (more…)

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Drive time to games will increase as Faith Academy moves to 4A

Drive time to games will increase as Faith Academy moves to 4A

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — With realignment in the fall, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team’s closest opponent will now be 75 minutes away. Their farthest foe will be almost three hours away. (more…)

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Burnet volleyball squad sets sights on district title and beyond

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The Burnet High School football team isn’t the only squad in kelly green chasing a district championship. With a single-digit loss total, the volleyball team has earned 24 wins this season against eight losses through Oct. 19. And though the Lady Dawgs are impressive to watch on the court, […]

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VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano results

GEORGETOWN — The Burnet High School volleyball team defeated defeated Georgetown Gateway 22-25, 25-6, 21-25, 25-20, 15-8 on Sept. 22 after losing to Fredericksburg 21-25, 13-25, 15-25 on Sept. 15. Head coach Salye Coles complimented Gateway’s play. (more…)

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VOLLEYBALL: Burnet, Marble Falls lose; Llano beats Faith

GATESVILLE — The Burnet High School volleyball team lost to Gatesville 12-25, 27-25, 25-19, 17-25, 11-25 on Sept. 11. Lady Dawgs head coach Salye Coles said her athletes played a good match, though they suffered through a slow start in the opening set. (more…)

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VOLLEYBALL: Burnet wins; MFalls, Llano at tournaments

WACO — The Burnet High School volleyball team defeated Waco University 25-15, 25-10, 23-25, 25-18 on Aug. 28. ON OFFENSE: Kills — Kasey Taylor 13, Marissa Escamilla 11, Madison Hall 10, Jill Rosow 4, Kaygen Floyd 3, Kylah Arnold 2; assists – Sami Hogan 22, Taylor 15, Arnold 1; aces – Taylor 5, Samantha Edwards […]

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VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Burnet, Llano and Marble Falls

BURNET — The Burnet High School volleyball team defeated Ingram Tom Moore 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 on Aug. 25 in a non-district match. ON OFFENSE: Kills – Kasey Taylor 9, Madison Hall 7, Marissa Escamilla 5, Jill Rosow 4, Kaygen Floyd 3; assists – Sami Hogan 15, Taylor 7; aces – Rosow  5, Escamilla 2, Taylor  […]

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VOLLEYBALL: Burnet at Glen Rose, Marble Falls at Bastrop

BURNET — The Burnet High School volleyball team kept U.S. 281 moving during the weekend. The Lady Dawgs played in the Glen Rose Tournament on Aug. 20 and 21, finishing seventh out of 26 teams. In between that, they traveled to Bandera on Aug. 21, winning in four sets. “The Lady Dawgs showed exactly what […]

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VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano

BLANCO — The Burnet High School volleyball team defeated Blanco 25-23, 25-13, 25-22 on Aug. 17. ON OFFENSE: Kills – Madison Hall 9, Jill Rosow 6, Kaygen Floyd 6, Kasey Taylor 4, Marissa Escamilla 4, Kyla Arnold 2, Sami Hogan 1; assists – Hogan 15, Taylor 10; aces – Rosow 3, Hogan 3, Edwards 3, Escamilla 1, Hall 1, Parker 1, Taylor […]

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Burnet volleyball sweeps Marble Falls in season opener

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Burnet High School volleyball team showed why its been a playoff contender the past few years in its season-opening sweep of Marble Falls on Aug. 11. (more…)

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Meet the Bulldogs and the Mustangs on Aug. 13

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET BULLDOGS The first look at the Burnet High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams is at Meet the Bulldogs on Aug. 13. The event is at 6:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1000 The Green Mile. (more…)

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Burnet volleyball gets a very early start for the 2015 season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The Burnet High School volleyball team began fall training camp in a unique way. The Lady Dawgs’ first practice of the 2015 season occurred at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 3 at The Doghouse in a celebratory Midnight Madness lock-in. The players practiced until 3 a.m. then slept until 7 […]

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New Marble Falls volleyball coach emphasizes fitness and endurance

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Coach Casey Schubert isn’t the only new aspect of the Marble Falls High School volleyball program. The first-year Lady Mustangs coach is introducing players to a new way of doing things when it comes to practices and drills. And her players are responding. (more…)

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Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Winning championships happens in the offseason. That’s the belief among coaches and athletes across the Highland Lakes. So to help athletes get better at sport-specific skills, area head coaches are offering summer sports camps and conditioning programs. (more…)

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Husband-wife duo take over girls coaching duties at Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School Lady Mustangs have two new head coaches for the 2015-16 school year. David Schubert is the new athletic coordinator and head basketball coach, while his wife, Casey, is the new head volleyball coach. (more…)

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MFHS volleyball coach Julie Downs resigns to ‘refocus life’

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Julie Downs has resigned as the head volleyball coach at Marble Falls High School. She announced her decision May 4. (more…)

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Local football, volleyball players named to all-district teams

LLANO — Seven Llano High School football players were named to the All-District 13-4A Division II team for the 2014 season. Players include: (more…)

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SUBVARSITY REPORT: Marble Falls football, Burnet volleyball

FOOTBALL   Marble Falls 7th Gold lost to Dripping Springs 40-0 on Nov. 3 TOP PLAYERS: Skyler Murphy, Angel Naverette, Omar Rodriquez, and Hunter Jackson QUOTABLE: “The kids fought hard but were just over matched by the undefeated Tigers,” coach David Norwood said. Marble Falls 7th Purple beat Dripping Springs 13-7 on Nov. 3 TOP […]

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