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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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Turnovers hurt Faith in 33-13 loss to Texas Military Institute

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Down 25-0 after two quarters of play against Texas Military Institute, Faith Academy of Marble Falls head coach Stephen Shipley stood before his team. “We’re going to find out what kind of character we have,” he said to the players, just before they retook the field. “The […]

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Flames hope home field, offensive change lead to first win

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is hoping home field advantage will propel it to its first win of the 2016 season. Faith (0-1) hosts San Antonio TMI with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle Drive. (more…)

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Boerne Geneva snuffs Faith Academy Flames in 44-0 rout

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BOERNE — Boerne Geneva’s 21-point outburst in the first quarter was all the Eagles needed to beat Faith Academy of Marble Falls 44-0 on Sept. 3. (more…)

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Faith Academy football returns to fundamentals vs. Geneva

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — When the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team began preparations this week for Boerne Geneva, head coach Stephen Shipley announced a new volunteer coach. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior quarterback Brayden McBryde (background) completes a pass during a recent practice. The Flames open the 2016 season Aug. 26 against Center Point. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy shares philosophy with Center Point, says coach

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team had a head coaching change in the offseason in the hopes of returning the Flames to their 2011 and 2012 form when they were 21-2. (more…)

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Summer prep obvious during Faith’s first fall practice

Summer prep obvious during Faith’s first fall practice

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team enjoyed its first practice of fall training camp Aug. 1. The reason for their enjoyment, according to new head coach Stephen Shipley, is because the Flames used their summer productively. Since they had been working out and lifting throughout […]

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Stephen Shipley named head football coach at Faith Academy

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Stephen Shipley has gone from the Faith Academy of Marble Falls 7-on-7 coach to the Flames’ head football coach for the 2016 season. Shipley, the brother of former Burnet High School head coach Bob Shipley, said being a head football coach is a job he always wanted. […]

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Faith 7-on-7 football finishes second at state TAPPS tourney

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls 7-on-7 football team finished second in its division of the state tournament of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools on June 25. The Flames posted a 3-1 record and lost to Plano John Paul II in the championship. (more…)

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Denton is new Faith AD, plans to step down as football coach

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Though it’s been in the works for some time, Randy Denton has officially taken over as the athletic director at Faith Academy of Marble Falls. Former athletic director Jessie Crow retired, effective June 1, after four years of service to the academy. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior Jonathan Reyes (seated, middle) signs his letter of intent May 11 to play for Trinity University while Faith Academy head football coach Randy Denton (seated, left), younger brother Jacoby and parents Jeff (standing, left) and Cyndi Reyes look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy football player Jonathan Reyes signs with Trinity

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior athlete Jonathan Reyes will play football for Trinity University in San Antonio. Reyes will be a walk-on to the program and is penciled in to compete for a defensive back position. (more…)

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Faith ends season with 63-12 loss to Schertz John Paul II

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team ended its season with a 63-12 loss to Schertz John Paul II on Nov. 6. The Flames (1-9 overall, 1-6 in Division III, District 3 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools), jumped out to a 12-0 […]

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