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Grandson of Burnet County icon dives into biography of ‘Father of Texas Swimming’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Growing up at Camp Longhorn, Ross Lucksinger always knew there was something special about his grandfather, the late Tex Robertson. “There were so many stories around him,” Lucksinger said. “He was such an amazing man.”

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Marble Falls Special Olympians take several top-3 finishes at state aquatics meet

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE COLLEGE STATION — The Marble Falls Special Olympics team recently competed in the state aquatics meet at Texas A&M University. The team picked up 10 first places. Devin Wuest, the Special Olympics coach and a life skills teacher at Marble Falls High School, said the team “did an outstanding job.”

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Marble Falls Tsunami swim team sends 19 to state

FROM STAFF REPORTS NEW BRAUNFELS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team is sending 19 members to the state meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation thanks to their finishes at the Region III meet July 13. To qualify for state, which will be in Corpus Christi on July 25, swimmers had to finish in [...]

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Marble Falls Tsunami making bigger waves with more swimmers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The fifth year of the Marble Falls Tsunami swim team is highlighted by the largest number of swimmers in the history of the program.

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Explore the trail and waterways at Colorado Bend State Park

With, 5,300 acres of trails, campgrounds, water and wildlife, Colorado Bend State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities for any age and ability. Located near Bend, the park features 15.8 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of mountain-biking trails. Backpackers can make a night of it at one of the two primitive backpacking [...]

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Play for a day at public parks in the Highland Lakes

101HL.local parks Local and community public parks in the Highland Lakes are great places for fun and relaxation, especially if you’re looking for a place to let the kids run wild in this great spring weather. Visit them all and pick your favorites: • Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J South in Marble Falls Located along [...]

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Indulge in the waters at Blanco State Park

Just say, “Wow,” when you get there. Blanco State Park has it all: spring-fed waterfalls, calm swimming areas, a river stocked with fish, campgrounds and more. Each winter, the Blanco River is stocked with rainbow trout, providing anglers with a place to land some feisty fish on a regular basis. The park also is a [...]

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Zip through the tree tops at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

Fly through the air with a birds-eye view of the beautiful Hill Country on the zip lines at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours in Spicewood. There you can soar through the trees on seven zip lines. The attraction also features two sky bridges and rappelling. A zip line tour lasts from 90 minutes to two hours. [...]

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Relax and play at Pedernales Falls State Park in Johnson City

Checking out the falls at Pedernales Falls State Park is reason enough to head to this jewel of the Hill Country, but that’s not all this state park has to offer. Located at 2585 Park Road 6026 east of Johnson City, the 5,211-acre park first opened in 1971. With several trails, you can really stretch [...]

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