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Coach hits goal of adult soccer league in Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — For almost a decade, Evodio Bernabe wished for a place in the Highland Lakes where adults could play soccer — but to no avail. “If adults wanted to play soccer, we’d have to travel to Round Rock, Austin or other places,” he said. “We were always traveling.” (more…)

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Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Winning championships happens in the offseason. That’s the belief among coaches and athletes across the Highland Lakes. So to help athletes get better at sport-specific skills, area head coaches are offering summer sports camps and conditioning programs. (more…)

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Marble Falls to put donated land to use at ‘Greens’ soccer fields

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department is examining how to best use an acre of donated land to benefit The Greens soccer fields at Avenue K. The Marble Falls Housing Authority made the donation, said Parks and Recreation Director Robert Moss. (more…)

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‘The Greens’ soccer field gets reds, blues and yellows in public art project

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Susan Yewell loves the idea of public art — the type that brings a bare wall to life and gets people talking. So when she looked at the green-walled concession stand of the Granite Country Youth Soccer Association’s “The Greens” field in Marble Falls, she didn’t see […]

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Future World Cup stars? Marble Falls-area youth enjoy camp

Challenger British Soccer Camp instructor Shaquille Sterling (left) gathers the youngest group of campers for a chat. They are Graham Goggins (left), Rain Henderson, Joey Perez, Ezra Bravo and Dante Fallis. The camps are being conducted by Granite Country Youth Soccer at The Greens soccer fields in Marble Falls. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro Jake […]

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Full lineup of Highland Lakes sports camps

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Highland Lakes youngsters wanting to improve their fundamentals in specific sports will have plenty of opportunities throughout June and July. Several high school coaching staffs will be conducting camps for incoming third- through ninth-graders. (more…)

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Members of the Hill Country FC Soccer Club and their coach, Eric Cardenas (background), a Marble Falls High School graduate, stand in front of a Goodwill Industries truck that the team filled with donated furniture, clothes and other items. The club's goal is to not only develop skilled players but to teach them about giving back to the community. Courtesy photos

Hill Country youth soccer club teaching kids to win on field and in life

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Learning about soccer and life are part of the objectives of the Hill Country FC Soccer Club. After a few victories on the pitch, players scored again when they loaded up a 26-foot box truck full of small furniture, clothes and miscellaneous items to give to Goodwill Industries. […]

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With J.M. Huber land not an option, Marble Falls in search of soccer field site

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — A parcel of land that Marble Falls officials had mentioned as a possible site for a proposed soccer field is no longer an option, according to city hall and J.M. Huber Corp. officials. The decision has no bearing on a Nov. 5 bond election to fund an […]

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Granite Country Youth Soccer Association signups Aug. 24

MARBLE FALLS — Registration for the Granite Country Youth Soccer Association is Aug. 24. Signups are 9-11 a.m. at The Green Fields, located on Avenue K. (more…)

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Marble Falls parks commission looks at aquatic center by Johnson Park, soccer field

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Parks and Recreation commissioners were told the city council will examine the possibility of approving two measures involving city facilities. Commission chairman Dave Rhodes made the announcement during the regular meeting July 8. (more…)

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Hill Country FC Soccer Club

Hill Country FC Soccer Club teams do well at Bexar County Games

PHOTO 1: The Hill Country FC Soccer Club’s under-11 team won its division in the Bexar County Games soccer tournament June 22-23. The team includes Carlos Soto (kneeling); coach Salvador Garay (middle row, left), Alex Monzon, Damien Garay, Edwin Lopez, Sergio Arias, Matias Olivas, Andrew Rodriguez, coach Matias Olivas; and coach Clayton Patterson (back row). […]

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