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Marble Falls High School senior runner Kim Boni signs her letter of intent to compete for the University of Arkansas-Little Rock as Lady Mustangs head coach Anthony Torns looks on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls runner Kim Boni signs with Arkansas-Little Rock

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Kim Boni defied the mold, even that of her distance coach Anthony Torns. The Marble Falls High School senior signed her letter of intent to run for the University of Arkansas-Little Rock on April 18 after Torns, who is the Lady Mustangs head cross-country and track-and-field coach, […]

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The Marble Falls High School cross-country team with coach Anthony Torns (right).

Marble Falls, Burnet, and Llano compete at state cross-country meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER ROUND ROCK — Three Highland Lakes public high schools had runners representing them at the state cross-country meet Nov. 12. The Marble Falls Lady Mustangs, who made history as the first Marble Falls squad to compete at the state meet as a team, finished last out of 16 teams on […]

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Lady Mustangs qualify for state cross-country meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER CORPUS CHRISTI — The Marble Falls High School girls cross-country team continued its historical season by finishing fourth at the Class 5A Region IV meet Oct. 29 to qualify for the state meet for the first time as a squad after the University Interscholastic League began requiring girls to run […]

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Marble Falls High School senior runner Nydia Castro (seated, left) signs her letter of intent to run for Ranger College on March 11 as Mustangs head cross-country and girls track coach Anthony Torns (seated) and parents, Javier and Gabriela Castro, look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls runner Nydia Castro headed to Ranger College

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Before Marble Falls High School senior runner Nydia Castro signed her letter of intent to compete for Ranger College on March 11, she scanned the room of familiar faces that included her family, teammates, friends and school officials. (more…)

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CROSS COUNTRY: Marble Falls, Burnet in top 2 at Mustangs event

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School cross-country program had three of its teams finish in the top two in the overall team standings of its own meet Sept. 26. The varsity girls team captured silver in the Class 5A-6A division with 41 points. The varsity boys squad had only four runners; therefore, the […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross country

CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls at Liberty Hill; Faith at St. Andrew’s

LIBERTY HILL — The Burnet High School cross-country team competed at the Liberty Hill Invitational on Sept. 12. The girls varsity team finished second out of eight teams, while the boys varsity squad was fifth out of nine teams, both in the Class 1-4A divisions. (more…)

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CROSS COUNTRY: MFalls at Pro-Fit; Burnet at Run for Your Oats

KILLEEN — Three of the four Marble Falls High School cross-country teams earned medals at the Pro-Fit Invitational on Sept. 4. The girls junior varsity squad won its division with 61 points, while the girls varsity earned silver with 105 points, and the junior varsity boys were third with 60 points. The boys varsity team […]

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Marble Falls cross country wins silver, several medals at Lockhart Meet

LOCKHART — The Marble Falls High School cross-country teams brought home 12 medals from the Lockhart Meet on Aug. 29. The varsity girls and the junior varsity boys each captured silver medals in their divisions. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior Sydney Gibson (left), Llano’s MacKenzie Johnson and Marble Falls freshman Berkley Powell run the first legs of the Burnet Relay cross-country meet Aug. 22. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano compete at Burnet Relay

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Area high school cross-country teams competed at the Burnet Relay meet Aug. 22. Organizers divided the divisions into Classes 5A and 6A and private schools through Class 4A. (more…)

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Burnet Relay Invitational cross-country meet opens season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Area high school cross-country teams will compete at the Burnet Relay Invitational on Aug. 22. The varsity girls start the meet at 7:30 a.m. followed by varsity boys, junior varsity girls and junior varsity boys. All races are at Haley Nelson Park, 301 Garden Trails Drive. (more…)

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Burnet High School runner Abby Bullock with the bronze medal she earned at the Class 4A Region IV meet in 11 minutes 47 seconds. Courtesy photos

Burnet runners advance to state cross-country meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team and boys sophomore runner Drew Kiser finished in the top five of the Class 4A Region IV meet Nov. 1 to advance to the state meet Nov. 8. (more…)

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Burnet, Marble Falls runners head to cross-country regional meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Burnet and Marble Falls high school cross-country teams have been preparing for the Region IV meets this week. Both will compete Nov. 1 at the National Shooting Complex, 7504 Gass Road in San Antonio. (more…)

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The 2014 Marble Falls High School boys varsity cross-country team includes Fernando Luna (left), James Ramos and Ishmael Montoya. Courtesy photo

CROSS COUNTRY: Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano runners advance to region

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND ROCK — Marble Falls High School cross-country runners Tess Johnson and James Ramos qualified for the Class 5A Region IV meet by finishing in the top 10 at the District 25-5A meet Oct. 23. Johnson was fourth in 20 minutes 10 seconds, and Ramos was 10th in 17:14. (more…)

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Highland Lakes schools begin district cross-country meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Area high school cross-country teams are bracing for district meets. On Oct. 22, Burnet and Llano travel to Lampasas High School, 2716 U.S. 281 South in Lampasas, for the District 25-4A Meet. On Oct. 23, Marble Falls is at the District 25-5A Meet at Old Settler’s Park, […]

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Marble Falls High School senior runner Tess Johnson holds the school record for the three miles at 19 minutes 19.40 seconds. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls runner Tess Johnson back on course and more determined

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Running might be a punishment in other sports, but not to Marble Falls High School senior cross-country team member Tess Johnson. “You’d go off and run on your own,” she said. “But in cross country and track, it’s all on you. You’re out there on your own. You […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Abraham Lewis (left) wears the fourth-place medal he earned at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4, while Faith Academy cross-country coach Steve McCannon congratulates him. Courtesy photo

CROSS-COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Faith Academy, Marble Falls and Burnet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Sophie McCannon grabbed another gold medal, while Abraham Lewis placed fourth at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4. McCannon won the girls varsity division in 11 minutes 51 seconds. (more…)

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CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls compete at Round Rock McNeil Invitational

ROUND ROCK — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team was seventh, while the boys were 16th at the Round Rock McNeil Invitational on Oct. 4. The Class 4A girls division had 41 teams, while the boys division drew 39 squads. (more…)

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SUBVARSITY ROUNDUP: Marble Falls JV football wins; middle school volleyball, cross country

Marble Falls JV 28, Cameron Yoe 6 CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School junior varsity football team beat Cameron Yoe 28-6 on Oct. 2. The game was called midway through the fourth quarter because of lightning. The Mustangs played the Yoemen because their game against Cedar Park Vista Ridge was cancelled Sept. 18, […]

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Marble Falls High School boys cross-country runners James Ramos (left), Ishmael Montoya and Christian Marroquin compete at the Waco Invitational on Sept. 26.

Marble Falls cross-country squads do well at Waco meet

WACO — An unexpected change in the Marble Falls High School cross-country team’s schedule proved very successful. The Mustangs and Lady Mustangs on Sept. 26 ran in the Waco Invitational, where the girls were the bronze medalists and James Ramos finished fifth in the boys’ varsity division. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School boys varsity team of Ishmael Montoya (left), James Ramos and Christian Marroquin run the two-mile course at the Marble Falls Invitational on Sept. 6. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls cross-country meet puts speed over distance

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School cross-country team hosted its Marble Falls Invitational on Sept. 6. But this event is about speed, so instead of running 3.2 miles, head coach Anthony Torns created a two-mile race. (more…)

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Marble Falls cross country opens season at Dripping Springs

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DRIPPING SPRINGS — The Marble Falls High School cross-country team began the season at the Dripping Springs Invitational on Aug. 23. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School head track-and-field coach Kyle Futrell (left) and cross-country coach Anthony Torns (right) congratulate distance runner Jordan Wright for signing his letter of intent to compete for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls distance runner Jordan Wright going to A&M-Corpus Christi

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School cross-country head coach Anthony Torns admitted some irritation with senior runner Jordan Wright. Two years ago, Wright was more concerned about getting a job to pay for a car and said he would try to make time for summer workouts for the cross-country […]

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Marble Falls High School runner Jordan Wright (right) competes in the 800 meters with teammate Cody Skipper (left). Wright signed a letter of intent to run for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on March 12. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls runner Jordan Wright signs with A&M-CC

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior distance runner Jordan Wright signed his letter of intent to compete for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on March 12. “I’m excited about going to college,” he said. “No one in our family has ever gone for sports. I’m the first to do […]

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Marble Falls High School head volleyball coach Julie Downs (left) praises middle blocker Taylor Brackenridge for being named the team's Offensive Player of the Year. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls volleyball, cross-country athletes honored at ceremony

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School volleyball and cross-country teams were praised for their dedication in the 2013 season at an awards ceremony Dec. 11. “We’re excited to share our journey,” Marble Falls athletics director Todd Dodge said. “This is about the young ladies and young […]

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Marble Falls cross-country runner Jordan Wright finishes fourth at state

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ROUND ROCK — Marble Falls High School senior runner Jordan Wright finished his cross-country season in ways most athletes dream they would. In his final two races, he set new personal records. The latest came Nov. 9 during the Class 4A State Cross Country Meet, where he finished fourth in […]

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Marble Falls’ Jordan Wright bests Leonel Manzano’s record, heads to state

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Marble Falls High School senior cross-country runner Jordan Wright always admired former Mustang and Olympian Leonel Manzano. After all, Manzano sets the pace for middle-distance runners at Marble Falls with his nine state titles, two NCAA national championships and a silver medal from the London Summer Olympics […]

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