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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior guard Allison Metzger (seated, center) signs her letter of intent to play basketball for Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City surrounded by teammates Addison Floyd (seated, left) and Christian Wilcox; coach Bobby Huston (standing, left), teammates Joy Plunk, Logan Floyd, Hannah Marks, and Launa Evans, and athletic director Randy Denton. Courtesy photo

Faith’s Allison Metzger to play basketball at Oklahoma Christian university

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls forward Allison Metzger knew she wanted to play college basketball in a Christian environment. So she set out to find it. (more…)

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Former Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball coach Jerry English speaks with his players during a game. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy dismisses Hall of Fame coach Jerry English

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Since 2004, Jerry English has led the Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team to eight appearances in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state tournament and one state championship in 2014. (more…)

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The Berkman family poses with the same banner the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team was presented after the Lady Mustangs’ win over Port Lavaca Calhoun. Courtesy photo

Berkman family covering a lot of court with Marble Falls, Faith in playoffs

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Sometime today, Larry and Tammy Berkman will climb into one of their family vehicles and make a trek that, when it’s all finished, will cover 421 miles in 6 hours and 49 minutes. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls junior post Hannah Marks is bumped as she turns to make an outlet pass during the 47-28 win against the Texas School for the Deaf on Feb. 18 in a regional final. Marks had five points and 11 rebounds. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy girls headed to state tournament for eighth time

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN MARCOS — Once the final horn sounded on a regional championship the Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team captured Feb. 18, the Lady Flames showed very little excitement. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior guard Addison Floyd takes the ball away from Cypress Christian post Kaylee Martinez during the Lady Flames’ 68-41 win Feb. 14. Photo by Kelly McDuffie/kellymcduffiephotography.com

Lady Flames put away Cypress Christian, head to regional final

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team captured its 11th home victory of the season Feb. 14. But this one was more meaningful since it was a playoff win for the Lady Flames (33-4 overall, 9-0 in District 4-4A of the Texas Association of Private […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head girls basketball coach Jerry English talks to the Lady Flames during halftime of their 61-23 victory over Waco Reicher on Nov. 15 — his 1,197th career win. He followed that victory up a few games later with his 1200th win, which was one for the record books. The school will celebrate his milestone at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the student center on campus, 3151 RR 1411 East in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith coach Jerry English in the record books with 1200th win

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — One of coach Jerry English’s favorite terms is “rarefied air.” In fact, he used it so much during the Faith Academy girls basketball team’s 2007-08 season that former standout Kristen Jung asked him to define it during one of his chalk talks. “Air of the highest peaks,” […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior guard Addison Floyd (sitting, middle) signs her letter of intent to play for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton on Oct. 21 as Faith Academy head coach Jerry English (sitting, left), sister Logan Floyd, Faith athletic director Randy Denton (standing, left), parents Jerrod and Ginger Floyd, and sister Kallen Floyd look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy’s Addison Floyd to play basketball at Mary Hardin-Baylor

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls head girls basketball coach Jerry English knew early on about senior guard Addison Floyd’s toughness. (more…)

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Faith Academy girls finish run with ‘heartbreaking’ loss

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER CHINA SPRINGS — When Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls head basketball coach Jerry English reflects on the 2015-16 season, he won’t dwell on the Lady Flames’ 42-40 loss to McKinney Christian Academy in a regional final Feb. 27. (more…)

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Despite first-round loss, Faith boys look back positive season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Despite a first-round 76-50 loss to The Woodlands Christian on Feb. 19, Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys head basketball coach Randy Denton noted the 2015-16 season was one to remember for the Flames. That’s because Faith (19-8 overall) entered the playoffs on a five-game winning streak, […]

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Players current and former, coaches and fans celebrate 100 straight district wins for the Faith Academy Lady Flames basketball team.

Faith Academy girls add 100 straight district wins to achievements

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Few Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball players understood the moment better than freshman guard Paris Brinkley. (more…)

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Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince, Team USA bring home bronze

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER PUEBLA, Mexico — Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball player Sedona Prince added another bronze medal to her trophy case. This one is for representing Team USA in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on June 28. (more…)

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Three Faith girls basketball players on all-state team

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls basketball players Taylor Denton, Hannah Cozby and Sedona Prince were named to the private schools all-state team of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. (more…)

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Faith Academy's Sedona Prince (25) made the USA Basketball 16-and-under team after tryouts May 21-25. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince makes Team USA basketball squad

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Faith Academy of Marble Falls center Sedona Prince was named to the USA Basketball 16-and-under team that will compete at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in June after a five-day tryout May 21-25. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls freshman post Sedona Prince (25) has accepted an invitation to try out for the 15- and 16-year-old national team from the Developmental National Team Committee and USA Basketball, the governing body that chooses players for teams that represent the United States in international competitions. File photo

Faith Academy’s Sedona Prince to try out for USA Basketball team

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Sedona Prince joined the Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team led by coaching hall of famer Jerry English, fans knew the two would accomplish things that even English hadn’t experienced in four decades of coaching. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls junior post Hannah Cozby (left) uses a drop step to score a bucket while being guarded by Houston Lutheran North senior post Tiffany Valentine during the Lady Flames’ 66-52 loss to the Lady Lions on March 6. Courtesy photo

Lady Flames lose back-and-forth state semifinal match

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ARLINGTON — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team’s season ended with a 66-52 loss to Houston Lutheran North in the Class 3A state semifinals of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools on March 6. (more…)

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Lady Flames prepare for No. 1-ranked state tourney foe

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls basketball team had one more practice March 5 in a final preparation for Houston Lutheran North. The two meet at 6 p.m. March 6 in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class 3A state tournament at Mansfield Summit High […]

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Faith Academy junior high girls squad wins district

The Faith Academy girls junior high basketball team (15-5 overall, 9-0 district) beat Killeen Memorial 25-24 on March 3 to capture its first Austin Christian Athletic Association junior high girls district tournament championship. The Lady Flames were seeded No. 1 in the tournament. The team includes eighth-graders Launa Evans (front row, left) and Emily Reed […]

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Faith boys end record season with close regional loss

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys basketball team’s season ended in a 69-68 loss to Beaumont Legacy at a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools regional tournament Feb. 28. Still, Flames head coach Randy Denton said the positives during the season far outweigh its end […]

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Faith Academy freshman post Sedona Prince uses a power dribble before turning to make a basket during the 64-42 win against Bay Area Christian in the regional championship. Courtesy photos

Lady Flames return to state basketball tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy girls basketball coach Jerry English is a numbers fan. So it’s no surprise that after his Lady Flames beat Bay Area Christian 64-42 on Feb. 28 to return to the state tournament, English was able to rattle off a few digits. Such as this is […]

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Faith basketball squads head to playoffs with something to prove

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy boys and girls basketball teams will attempt to add to their historical seasons. They’ll try to win regional championships Feb. 27-28 to advance to the Class 3A state tournament of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

Here’s a look at the high school varsity basketball scores for Feb. 10: (more…)

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Faith boys basketball puts first district title in record books

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even with two games remaining in the regular season, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys basketball team made history by winning its first district championship Feb. 6 with a 62-22 win against Austin San Juan Diego. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

Here’s a look at the Feb. 6 high school varsity basketball scores: The Marble Falls Mustangs lost 51-26 to the Leander Lions, while the Lady Mustangs lost 49-28 to the Lady Lions, 49-28. (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scores and schedules

The basketball teams at Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano high schools along with Faith Academy of Marble Falls took the court Feb. 3. Here are the scores: (more…)

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Highland Lakes basketball scoreboard, Jan. 27

Here are the varsity basketball scores from Highland Lakes high school games Jan. 27: • The Marble Falls Mustangs lost 78-33 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge at home, while the Lady Mustangs fell 64-18 to the Lady Rangers at Vista Ridge. (more…)

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HIGHLAND LAKES SPORTS: Friday night basketball

Support your home team tonight with varsity basketball tip-offs for Marble Falls High School, Burnet High School, Llano High School and Faith Academy. Here’s a list of who’s at home and who’s away Friday, Jan. 23. • The Marble Falls Mustangs tip off at 7:30 p.m. against Georgetown Eastview at home in the Max Copeland Gym, […]

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