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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

Class 5A split in district a big score for Marble Falls football

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Years of conversations, polls, and, finally, a ballot have resulted in a big school-small school split of Class 5A football for district play starting in the fall of 2018. As one of the smaller 5A schools, this is good news for Marble Falls and its football team. […]

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Marble Falls High School senior linebacker Heath Dooley signed his National Letter of Intent on Feb. 1 to play football for Midwestern State University. His parents are Thomas Dooley (left) and Maureen and Will Everett. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls linebacker Heath Dooley signs with Midwestern State

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior linebacker Heath Dooley signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls on Feb. 1, which is National Signing Day. (more…)

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Tight end David Morgan, a 2011 Marble Falls High School graduate, just finished his first season in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Vikings

After quick vacation, Vikings’ David Morgan back home and looking toward 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — David Morgan did what many of us do after our first year on the job: He took a vacation. But Morgan’s occupation is quite different than most. The 2011 Marble Falls High School graduate spent 18 weeks as a backup tight end for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. […]

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Marble Falls High School assistant football coach Matt Priem and his Team Japan offense. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls coach Ryan Priem learned much from Team Japan experience

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Football bridges cultures. So does Texas barbecue, but more on that later. Marble Falls High School assistant football coach Ryan Priem, a volunteer with USA Football, learned both of these things as Team Japan’s offensive coordinator during the International Bowl at AT&T Stadium on Jan. 16-17. The event […]

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Marble Falls High School co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Matt Priem (back row, center) is the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Team Japan in International Bowl VIII on Jan. 16-17 in Arlington. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Coach brings Marble Falls offense to Team Japan for International Bowl

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Marble Falls High School assistant football coach Ryan Priem is taking the Mustangs’ offensive scheme to an international level. He is spending Jan. 11-16 teaching Team Japan the Marble Falls spread offense after accepting a special appointment from USA Football as the international squad’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks […]

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Marble Falls ends season with 41-10 loss to Dripping Springs

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team’s season ended with a 41-10 loss to Dripping Springs on Nov. 4. The Mustangs’ (2-8 overall, 0-7 District 26-5A) lone touchdown came on their last drive, when junior receiver Keegan Deering caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Zach […]

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Marble Falls aims to end season on positive at Dripping Springs

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team will ends its season on the road at Dripping Springs on Nov. 4. The two square off at 7:30 p.m. at Tiger Stadium, located on Tiger Lane at Bell Spring Road. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio […]

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Marble Falls Middle School student J.J. Tellez holds the football the way he was taught by Marble Falls Middle School boys athletic coordinator Jamie Graham (left) and coach Corey Kenyon. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls Pony scores TD as opposing teams work together

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Middle School student J.J. Tellez lived out the goal of many football players during the seventh-grade gold team’s 36-20 loss to Kerrville on Nov. 1 – scoring a touchdown. (more…)

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Willis ‘Pennybill’ Lewis, a member of ‘The Streak’ football teams during the 1950s, tells current Marble Falls High School football player Cooper Wilson why the Mustangs were so successful during that era. The two attended the Marble Falls High School Ex-Students Reunion on Oct. 15. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Ex-Marble Falls football players formed lifelong bond because of ‘The Streak’

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS —They gathered together again, a day after watching someone else wear their uniforms and enjoy the glory that comes with playing under the Friday night lights. Most can’t believe 60 years have passed since they were the kings of Marble Falls High School, leading the community on an incredible […]

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Marble Falls loses last 2016 home game 31-17 to Lockhart

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team ended its final home game of the 2016 season with a 31-17 loss to Lockhart on Oct. 28. The Lions (3-6 overall, 2-4 in District 25-5A) never completed a pass but still had 400 yards of offense, all on the […]

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Sam Pearce, executive director of The Helping Center, surveys the facility’s shelves. He hopes a canned food drive organized by the Marble Falls High School Interact Club will restock them for the holidays. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Food drive at Marble Falls game Oct. 28 aids Helping Center

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A year ago, the Interact Club at Marble Falls High School organized a canned food drive for The Helping Center of Marble Falls at one of the Mustangs football games. (more…)

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Marble Falls set for last home game, senior night vs. Lockhart

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team will end the 2016 home schedule by honoring seniors and parents Oct. 28. The Mustangs (2-6 overall, 0-5 District 26-5A) also want to earn one more home victory, but standing in the way is Lockhart (2-6, 1-4). Listen to the […]

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Seguin beats Marble Falls 66-21 after 38 unanswered points

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A scoring barrage propelled Seguin to a 66-21 victory over the Marble Falls High School football team Oct. 21. The Matadors (2-6 overall, 1-4 District 26-5A) scored 38 unanswered points with 31 coming in the second half. Still, the Mustangs (2-8, 0-5) fought their way back from […]

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Marble Falls High School football coach Matt Green said the Mustangs’ passing game needs to improve in this week’s game against Seguin. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Matador Stadium, located at Texas 123 and Cedar in Seguin. 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, Seguin both aim to end losing streaks

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Two football teams having similar seasons meet Oct. 21 with the aim of ending a losing streak. Marble Falls (2-5 overall, 0-4 District 26-5A) travels to Seguin (1-6, 0-4) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff at Matador Stadium, located on Texas 123 at Cedar. Listen to the game […]

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Former Marble Falls High School football player David Morgan and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are the only undefeated squad in the NFL. Morgan was in Marble Falls last weekend for homecoming as the Vikings had the week off. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Viking David Morgan takes break from undefeated season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — An unexpected visitor made it back for the Marble Falls High School homecoming but wasn’t quite on the downlow as much as he wanted. That’s because at 6 feet 5 inches, David Morgan of the undefeated Minnesota Vikings is hard to miss. (more…)

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Marble Falls defensive back Sam Harkins sacks Kerrville Tivy quarterback Karson Valverde during the Mustangs’ 17-14 homecoming loss on Oct. 14. The Mustangs travel to Seguin on Oct. 21 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a 6:30 p.m. pregame show. Photo by Diana Cox

Kerrville Tivy squeaks by Marble Falls 17-14 on late field goal

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A hard-fought game wasn’t decided until the final two minutes. But in the end, the traditional powerhouse found a way as Kerrville Tivy defeated the Marble Falls High School football team 17-14 on Oct. 14. The loss drops the Mustangs to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in District […]

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Marble Falls fighting for playoff spot against Kerrville Tivy

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A win at Mustang Stadium on Oct. 14 means one of two teams still has a shot at the playoffs. That’s why the Marble Falls (2-4 overall, 0-3 in District 26-5A) and Kerrville Tivy (1-6, 1-2) football teams are preparing like their seasons are on the line […]

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The 2016 Marble Falls High School homecoming court is Wolf Williams (back, left), Aspen Woerner, James Garrison, Dalton Mayberry, Megan Offutt, Kameron Wright (front, left), Austin Pegues, Maddie Maples, Sydney Gibson, and Marley Colbert. The king and queen will be announced Friday, Oct. 14, during the Marble Falls-Kerrville Tivy football game. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls homecoming starts with parade and bonfire

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — It’s an annual fall rite: homecoming. And Marble Falls High School is celebrating its 2016 homecoming this week. The homecoming parade and bonfire are Thursday, Oct. 13, with the homecoming game Friday when the Mustangs host Kerrville Tivy at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. That’s also […]

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Marble Falls junior defensive back Latham Nakhleh tackles Boerne Champion senior receiver Ethan Fitzgerald. The Mustangs lost 49-7. Photo by Diana Cox

District fave Boerne Champion overwhelms Marble Falls 49-7

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — An experienced Boerne Champion squad brought with it an avalanche of points in a 49-7 win over the Marble Falls High School football team Oct. 7. The Chargers (5-1 overall, 3-0 in District 26-5A), who were the preseason pick to win the district crown, scored on all […]

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The Marble Falls offensive line will have their hands full against Boerne Champion on Oct. 7 as they try to give quarterback Andrew Stripling time to make plays versus the Chargers’ stout defense. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium. 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 looks for first district win against Boerne Champion

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After losing the first two District 26-5A games, the schedule doesn’t get easier for the Marble Falls High School football team. The Mustangs (2-3 overall, 0-2 district) welcome Boerne Champion (4-1, 2-0) at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 to Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Listen to the game […]

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Marble Falls senior kicker Gavino Tinajera connects on a 29-yard field goal against Austin Crockett with the help of junior holder Nick Veloz during the Mustangs’ 37-21 win Sept. 9. Photo by Diana Cox

Kickers put best foot forward, often changing game’s momentum

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Needing momentum for a win sometimes rests on the foot of a player who has his own workouts and might even spend more time in a different locker room. But their value can’t be underestimated. (more…)

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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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