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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Pete Rhoades checks the form of his players as they push the blocking sled. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy on the road against Austin St. Stephen’s

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Two teams looking for their first victory of the season will meet Friday, Sept. 22. The Faith Academy of Marble Falls Flames (0-3, 0-0 Division III, District 4, Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) travel to Austin St. Stephen’s (0-2), 6500 St. Stephen’s Drive in Austin. Kickoff […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Pete Rhoades says practices are filled with fundamentals so those skills become second nature to the Flames. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Coach recognizes Faith players’ effort, stamina in loss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost 51-6 to San Antonio TMI on Sept. 15. The Flames (0-3, 0-0 Division 3, District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) suffered two turnovers in the first quarter that led to two touchdowns for the […]

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Coach: Faith football team must contain TMI quarterback

Coach: Faith football team must contain TMI quarterback

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team travels south to face San Antonio TMI on Friday, Sept. 15. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at TMI-The Episcopal School of Texas, 20955 W. Tejas Trail. (more…)

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Turnovers plague Faith Flames in 52-14 loss to Geneva

Turnovers plague Faith Flames in 52-14 loss to Geneva

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost 52-14 to Boerne Geneva on Sept. 8 The Flames (0-2, 0-0 Division III, District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) got their first touchdown of the game when defensive end Garrett Henderson dropped back for […]

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UPDATE: Faith loses 52-14 to Boerne Geneva

UPDATE: Faith loses 52-14 to Boerne Geneva

UPDATE: Faith Academy lost 52-14 to Boerne Geneva on Sept. 8. Look for stats and more later this week on DailyTrib.com.   STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team hopes home-field advantage pays dividends as the Flames take on Boerne Geneva on Sept. 8. The game between […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Pete Rhoades watches as three players perform a ‘popcorn’ drill. The Flames open the season on the road Friday, Sept. 1, against the Center Point Pirates. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

UPDATE: Faith Academy loses 39-8 to Center Point

  UPDATE: Faith Academy lost 39-8 to Center Point on Sept. 1. Check back with DailyTrib.com each week for Flames football stats, game previews, and more.   STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team begins one of its most challenging seasons when the Flames travel to Center […]

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Newly converted Faith Academy of Marble Falls center Issac Oliver participates in quickness drills using trash cans as markers as new head coach Pete Rhoades oversees the Flames’ fall training camp. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

‘It’s going to be iron-man football,’ says Faith coach about small team

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The limited number of Faith Academy of Marble Falls football players means new head coach Pete Rhoades has to be selective of what kinds of drills and activities the Flames undergo. Faith is completing its second week of fall training camp. (more…)

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Faith Academy football training camp begins Aug. 2

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Eager for football? So are the Faith Academy Flames. The team begins fall training camp at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the academy, 3151 RR 1431 East. The camp will be led by new head coach Pete Rhoades. (more…)

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Faith Academy athletes break in new weight room

Faith Academy athletes break in new weight room

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls athletes don’t have to go looking for a place to get their workouts in anymore since the school opened a 4,600-square-foot facility on its campus. (more…)

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Faith football fights hard against big schools at state 7-on-7

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FORT WORTH — Though the Faith Academy of Marble Falls 7-on-7 football team didn’t win a game at the state tournament of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, the Flames did gain something very valuable. Their new coach’s admiration. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls names Pete Rhoades new head football coach

Faith Academy of Marble Falls names Pete Rhoades new head football coach

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls named Pete Rhoades as its new football coach. The school made the announcement May 3. He replaces Stephen Shipley, who resigned from the position in April for personal reasons. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head coach Stephen Shipley resigned April 13 after one year. File photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy head football coach resigns after year

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls is looking for a new head football coach following the resignation of Stephen Shipley. The academy announced April 13 that Shipley had resigned as the head football coach. Shipley cited personal reasons and time commitment for his resignation. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior football player Preston Richardson (seated, left) signs his National Letter of Intent to play football for Southern Nazarene University on Feb. 3 as mother Lydia, father Jim (standing, left), and sisters Chloe and Ella look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith football player Preston Richardson signs with Southern Nazarene

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF REPORTER MARBLE FALLS — The biggest reason Preston Richardson wanted to attend Faith Academy of Marble Falls is because he found a faculty, staff, and student body that believed in him, he said. (more…)

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Retiring coach Russ Roberts says success is more than just wins

Retiring coach Russ Roberts says success is more than just wins

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After 40 years of coaching, Russ Roberts still believes most people are unaware what he and others in his profession really do. “Almost nobody understands what your job is,” he said. “There’s an unbelievable misunderstanding of what a coach is. He’s basically a developer of young people.” (more…)

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Faith ends playoff drought Nov. 11 against Shiner St. Paul

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A win against Temple Central Texas Christian last week put the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools playoffs for the first time in two years. (more…)

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Faith ends 2-year playoff drought with 42-14 win over CTC

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER TEMPLE — The message during the week was clear to the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team: Beat Temple Central Texas Christian and win a trip to the Division III playoffs of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The Flames (4-5 overall, 2-3 District 4) responded with […]

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Victory for Faith Flames puts them in TAPPS playoffs

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The task is pretty simple for the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team. Beat Temple Central Texas Christian, and the Flames qualify for the Class 3A playoffs of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. (more…)

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Faith looks to control playoff destiny starting with Brazos Christian

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Two games remain for the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team, and head coach Stephen Shipley is preaching that the Flames need to win out to leave no doubt about reaching the playoffs. (more…)

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Faith’s playoff hopes alive with win over School for the Deaf

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team made the most of its final home regular season game and gave fans plenty of reasons to cheer Oct. 21. (more…)

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Faith at home one last time vs. Texas School for the Deaf

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team will play its final home game of the season Oct. 21. The Flames (2-4 overall, 0-2 Division III District 4 of Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) welcome the Texas School for the Deaf to Pony Stadium, 1511 […]

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Faith faces pass-heavy district fave Waco Reicher Catholic

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Texas Association of Private and Parochial School’s Division III District 4 favorite looks every bit the part as Waco’s Reicher Catholic High School visits the Highland Lakes to play Faith Academy of Marble Falls. (more…)

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Faith Academy football gets 34-6 homecoming victory

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team ensured alumni and fans enjoyed homecoming with its convincing 34-6 win over East Austin College Prep on Oct. 7. (more…)

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Faith faces East Austin College Prep for homecoming

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After opening the Division III District 3 race last week, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team has another equally important game: homecoming. The Flames (1-4 overall, 0-1 district) welcome East Austin College Prep (1-4) at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 to Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls quarterback Garrett Henderson hands the ball to running back Cameron Ellenberger. The Flames open Division III District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools play on Sept. 30 against St. Joseph Catholic School in Bryan. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith football healed and ready for district opener vs. St. Joseph

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Play starts in Division III District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, and the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is bracing for St. Joseph Catholic School’s very best Sept. 30. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s athletic complex, 6044 Rye […]

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Faith Academy football player Cameron Ellenberger (front, left) holds his ankle still as sophomore athletic trainer Chloe Richardson tapes it, while sophomore athletic trainer Cacey Cozby tapes Dawson Jordan’s wrist. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy trainers keep it all together (with plenty of tape)

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — It takes plenty of rolls of medical tape to ensure the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football players can compete without thinking of anything other than their assignments. Lots of tape. (more…)

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Faith football welcomes new quarterback and St. Gerard

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team will have a new starting quarterback when the Flames welcome San Antonio St. Gerard. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle Drive. (more…)

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