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Marble Falls winless in district after loss to Medina Valley

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER CASTROVILLE — The Marble Falls High School football team dropped its second consecutive District 26-5A game, losing 35-21 to Medina Valley on Sept. 23. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior linebacker Heath Dooley goes low to make an interception in the Mustangs’ 41-16 loss to San Antonio Alamo Heights on Sept. 16. It was the District 26-5A opener for both teams. Marble Falls travels to Castroville on Sept. 23 to take on the Medina Valley Panthers. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls football facing unfamiliar Slot-T offense vs. Medina Valley

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls and Castroville Medina Valley enter their District 26-5A contest Sept. 23 with plenty of similarities. The biggest connection, however, is that each believes it must win this game to keep its playoff hopes alive. (more…)

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Marble Falls loses district opener to Alamo Heights, 41-16

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team lost to San Antonio Alamo Heights 41-16 on Sept.16 in the District 26-5A opener for both teams. “I was very pleased,” Mustangs head coach Matt Green said. “More growth for our young ones.” (more…)

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Quarterback Andrew Stripling (9) and the Marble Falls Mustangs host San Antonio Alamo Heights on Sept. 16 in the District 26-5A opener. Tune in to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls starts new district against tough Alamo Heights

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team begins play in a new district Sept. 16 when the Mustangs welcome San Antonio Alamo Heights. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Tune in to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune […]

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The Marble Falls High School football team blocked a field goal attempt by Austin Crockett during the first half of the Mustangs’ 44-21 win on Sept. 9. Photos by Diana Cox

Strong second half puts Marble Falls over Austin Crockett, 44-21

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — A 27-0 scoring outburst propelled the Marble Falls High School football team to a 44-21 victory over Austin Crockett on Sept. 9. The Mustangs (2-1) got phenomenal plays from all three phases in the win. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Mustangs travel to AISD Burger Stadium on Sept. 9 for a game against Austin Crockett. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls making changes before road game vs. Austin Crockett

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School football coaches are implementing changes throughout the program after a 33-12 loss to Burnet last week. The Mustangs (1-1, District 26-5A) are preparing for Austin Crockett (0-2, District 25-5A) in a game that will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at AISD […]

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Though maybe not as glamorous as the ‘skill’ positions, the line plays a crucial role in the success of a football team. Though strength is a big part of a good lineman, experts explain that the position also relies on quickness, speed and finesse. Photo by Diana Cox

Playing in the trenches takes more than just muscle

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Even at 5 feet 8 inches and 165 pounds, First Baptist School athletics director Russell Roberts was an effective football lineman. Why? Because Roberts mastered several techniques that are crucial for the position. (more…)

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Burnet over Marble Falls 33-12 in teams' 100th meeting

Burnet over Marble Falls 33-12 in teams’ 100th meeting

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER BURNET — A four-minute scoring spree in the first quarter led the Burnet High School football team to a 33-12 win over Burnet County rival Marble Falls on Sept. 2 in the 100th meeting between the two squads. The Bulldogs now lead the overall series 51-40-9. (more…)

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Shuttle service will be available at Burnet-Marble Falls game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A couple of things are consistent regarding the Burnet and Marble Falls football game. The first is that records mean very little when talking about the only two public high schools in Burnet County. Expect to see both teams play well. The second is that this game means a lot […]

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The Burnet Bulldogs and the Marble Falls Mustangs face off for the 100th time Sept. 2 at Bulldog Field in Burnet. Burnet leads the all-time series 50-40-9. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Photos by Daniel Clifton and Diana Cox

Marble Falls and Burnet meet for the 100th time

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The 100th meeting between the Burnet and Marble Falls high school football teams will result in one squad exiting Bulldog Field with its first loss of the season. (more…)

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Listen to the Battle of Burnet County on KBEY 103.9 FM

Listen to the Battle of Burnet County on KBEY 103.9 FM

The Marble Falls Mustangs and the Burnet Bulldogs battle it out for Burnet County bragging rights Sept. 2. Mustangs fans can listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or online here. Bulldogs fans can tune in to KMPN 95.9 FM powered by KBEY or online here. Both stations will broadcast a 6:30 p.m. area […]

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First responders to be honored at Marble Falls-Burnet game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While the main event on Friday, Sept. 2, at Bulldog Field is the Marble Falls Mustangs-Burnet Bulldogs football game, the guests of honor aren’t the players, but men and women in a different sort of uniform. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior linebacker Heath Dooley is pumped after he gets an interception. Celebrating with him are junior linebacker Santiago Castillo (42), sophomore linebacker Zach Fearn (54), senior defensive lineman Dawson Atwood (57), senior defensive back Chris Yun (21) and senior linebacker Jonathan Bryer (44). Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls gets 41-14 win in early morning hours after lightning delay

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Even a five-hour delay because of lightning didn’t stop the Marble Falls High School football team from winning its season opener Aug. 26 for the first time since 2012 The Mustangs defeated Bastrop Cedar Creek 41-14 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Cade Cool catches a pass in traffic for a first down during a scrimmage against Georgetown East View on Aug. 18. The Mustangs open the season at home Aug. 26 against Bastrop Cedar Creek. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Tune in to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls looks to change season-opener trend against Cedar Creek

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After two weeks of fall training camp and a scrimmage, the Marble Falls High School football is focused on Bastrop Cedar Creek, its opponent to start the 2016 season. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior lineman Daniel Sparks listens closely to what head coach Matt Green is telling him during the opener of the Mustangs’ fall training camp Aug. 8. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls football starts training camp

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A 6 a.m. start did little to diminish the enthusiasm of the Marble Falls High School football team Aug. 8. The Mustangs began fall training camp at that hour, needing no more than 15 minutes to issue equipment before heading to the field. (more…)

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Robert 'Bob' Faubion Lewis died July 21, 2016.

Coach, former Marble Falls player Bob Lewis was a true leader

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER ROUND MOUNTAIN — He led with a handshake, reaching out, grabbing your hand with a solid squeeze and a “Hey, how are you doing?” or “It’s good to see you.” And he meant those words.  (more…)

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Minnesota Vikings tight end David Morgan, a 2008 Marble Falls High School graduate, turns to make a catch during rookie minicamp in May. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Vikings

New Viking David Morgan battling for spot in Minnesota

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — David Morgan is enjoying a few weeks of rest before he re-enters the Viking battle. The 2011 Marble Falls High School graduate will return to Minnesota at the end of July for the start of Vikings training camp as he fights for a spot on the NFL team’s […]

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It takes two members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes blue squad to keep Marble Falls High School graduate Alex Roman from making the play. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

FCA football game teaches players true meaning of ‘team’

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN — Even a 24-10 loss during the Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Football game didn’t take away all the positives from the week of June 7-10 for members of the gold team. (more…)

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Recent Burnet High School graduate Austin Moore, who was the quarterback for the Bulldogs last season, was to play in the inaugural Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Classic Football Game on June 10 in Georgetown. Photo by Diana Cox

5 Highland Lakes players picked for first FCA all-star football game

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN — It might be only June, but five recent Highland Lakes graduates are hitting the gridiron for a football game. Llano’s Cody Miller, Wyatt Baumann and Colton Center, Burnet’s Austin Moore and Marble Falls’ Jacob Metcalf have all committed to play in the inaugural Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star […]

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Marble Falls High School senior Kaleb Burden signs his letter of intent to play football for Texas Lutheran University on May 20 as defensive coordinator Chad Bishop watches. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls linebacker Kaleb Burden signs with Texas Lutheran

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — When it comes to dedication, few players are willing to pay the price quite like Marble Falls High School senior Kaleb Burden. (more…)

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Marble Falls fans treated to air show at Mustangs’ spring football game

Marble Falls fans treated to air show at Mustangs’ spring football game

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team capped spring practices by treating fans to a show during the purple and white game May 23 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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FROM LEFT: Marble Falls High School rising sophomore quarterback Andrew Stripling. Marble Falls High School rising senior quarterback Cade Cool. Marble Falls High School rising junior quarterback Zach Rangel. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

It’s only spring, but it’s time for Mustang football and tailgate

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School fans can get their first look at the 2016 football team May 23. The Mustangs will play in their purple and white spring game at 6 p.m. at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Admission is free. (more…)

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Marble Falls’ David Morgan drafted by Minnesota Vikings

Marble Falls’ David Morgan drafted by Minnesota Vikings

JENNIFER FIERRO ● STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — Surrounded by family and friends April 30, David Morgan took the call of his life. On the other end of that phone call were Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, head coach Mike Zimmer and tight ends coach Pat Shurmur. (more…)

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Marble Falls’ David Morgan awaits fate in this weekend’s NFL Draft

Marble Falls’ David Morgan awaits fate in this weekend’s NFL Draft

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — At Marble Falls High School, David Morgan was regarded as an under-the-radar college football prospect. Few powerhouse Football Bowl Subdivision programs extended scholarship offers to Morgan as he headed into his senior year in 2010-11. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Jacob Metcalf (seated) signs his letter of intent to play football and run track for McMurry University on April 8 as parents Juley and Todd Metcalf look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls receiver Jacob Metcalf signs with McMurry

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School head football coach Matt Green recalled meeting “a scrawny little dude” two years ago when he took over the Mustangs team. On April 8, that player — senior receiver Jacob Metcalf — signed his letter of intent to play football and run track for […]

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Former Marble Falls High School football player and current New Orleans Saint Cyril Lemon has been working on the Marble Falls campus to get stronger after a season-ending injury last year. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Ex-Mustang, current New Orleans Saint Cyril Lemon making up for lost time

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Cyril Lemon still turns eyes when he’s at Marble Falls High School. The 2011 graduate, who spent the last football season on the New Orleans Saints’ injured reserve list, recently spoke to the current Mustang players. (more…)

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