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Bryer Atkinson

Marble Falls runners set personal bests at Class 5A state meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School boys cross country team finished 13th overall at the Class 5A state meet November 9 in Round Rock, while senior Ambrie Lizcano was 140th. Junior Bailey Goggans didn’t complete the race because of injury. The Mustangs were paced by senior Bryer Atkinson, who finished 45th overall […]

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Faith Academy Flames football

With 74-0 victory, Faith Flames are in the playoffs

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Before kickoff against a struggling Round Rock Christian on November 8, Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Stephen Shipley challenged his Flames to maintain a high level of play in their Division I, District 2 six-man game. And they did, beating the Crusaders 74-0 in a game that ended […]

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Burnet Bulldogs get win against Taylor but no playoff spot

The Burnet Bulldogs ended their season November 8 on a high note with a 36-14 win over the Taylor Ducks on the road. The victory, however, didn’t land the Bulldogs in the playoffs. The Bulldogs finished the season at 6-4 overall and 2-3 in District 14-4A Division I. They were tied with Liberty Hill and […]

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Marble Falls ends season with 28-21 win over Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team pulled out all the stops in a thrilling 28-21 win at Bastrop Cedar Creek in a District 13-5A Division II contest November 8 to end the season. The Mustangs finish up at 2-8 overall and 2-5 in district. The Eagles are 5-5 overall and […]

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Help feed Texans through Hunters for the Hungry program

Hunters make a tremendous difference in wildlife conservation through licensing fees, sporting goods taxes, the support of conservation organizations, and good wildlife management practices. But they also make a difference in people’s lives by helping feed thousands of Texans struggling with food insecurity. By donating field-dressed deer to Hunters for the Hungry-participating meat processors, hunters […]

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Marble Falls runner Bailey Goggans

Marble Falls cross country runners ready for state meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School boys cross country team will make history Saturday, November 9, when the Mustangs step to the starting line of the Class 5A state meet for the first time as a squad. Joining the boys team at the state meet are Lady Mustangs Bailey Goggans, a junior, […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Flames play for seeding against Round Rock Christian

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team has secured a playoff berth. Now, it’s about seeding and ending the regular season the right way – with a win. The Flames (5-4 overall, 1-3 district) welcome Round Rock Christian at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 8, to Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs face winless but competitive Taylor

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO For the Burnet High School football team to have a chance at making the playoffs, the Bulldogs must beat a winless Taylor opponent in a District 14-4A Division I contest November 8. And Burnet (5-4 overall, 1-3 district) still has to hope Fischer Canyon Lake will defeat Liberty Hill to eliminate […]

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Marble Falls Mustangs football

Marble Falls Mustangs end season at Bastrop Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team hopes to extend its winning streak to four games against Bastrop Cedar Creek as it wraps up the 2019 season November 8. Kickoff for the District 13-5A Division II contest is 7 p.m. Friday at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar […]

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Hudson Bennett

Injury keeps Burnet’s Hudson Bennett from state meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School freshman Hudson Bennett will not be running at the Class 4A state cross country meet November 8 because of an injury. In a statement, head coach Roy Kiser said Bennett suffered a mild avulsion fracture — when the hamstring tears away from the hip bone — during his win […]

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Faith Academy secures playoff berth

Faith Academy Flames secure football playoff berth with win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team’s 82-44 win against Austin Hill Country solidified the Flames’ playoff berth and ended a three-game losing skid. The Flames are now 5-4 overall and 1-3 six-man Division I, District 2 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. Along with the win […]

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Fredericksburg beats Burnet 10-7

Burnet loses to Fredericksburg, but playoff hopes remain

The final seconds of the Burnet Bulldogs game against the visiting Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies on November 1 had all the makings of a dramatic come-from-behind victory. It didn’t end that way, however, as Fredericksburg went home with a 10-7 win over Burnet. The loss drops Burnet to 1-3 in District 14-4A Division I play, while […]

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Marble Falls loses 28-0 to Weiss in final home game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team ended its home schedule with a 28-0 loss to Pflugerville Weiss on November 1.  The Wolves (8-1 overall, 6-0 District 13-5A Division II) showed why they haven’t lost a game in district play. They took advantage of their offensive opportunities when they had them […]

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White-tailed deer

Deer season opens with plentiful numbers, according to TPWD

The general deer season opens Saturday, November 2, in the Texas Hill Country, which will welcome hunters with cool temperatures and sunny to partly cloudy skies. For early morning hunters, conditions should be perfect and the deer plentiful, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The season runs through January 5, 2020, in the […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs battle tough Fredericksburg at home

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Though the Burnet High School football earned a big District 14-4A Division I win against Liberty Hill on October 25, head coach Jerod Rye made it clear it’s not enough. In fact, Burnet (5-3 overall, 1-2 district) needs to continue winning to earn a playoff spot. “The reality of it means […]

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Faith Academy Flames

Playoffs on the line as Faith faces Austin Hill Country

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team returns to its home field hoping to earn its first district victory and end a three-game losing skid. The Flames (4-4 overall, 0-3 district) welcome Austin Hill Country on Friday, November 1, to Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 East in Marble Falls. Kickoff […]

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Marble Falls Mustangs

Marble Falls hosts Weiss, which is undefeated in district

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A lot can happen in 12 months. Last year, the Marble Falls High School football team boarded a bus to take on a Pflugerville Weiss team that hadn’t won a game and would finish 2018 without a victory. The Mustangs captured their second consecutive District 13-5A Division II win. Weiss isn’t […]

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Hudson Bennet

Marble Falls and Burnet runners advance to state meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One Burnet County high school cross country team and three area individual runners qualified for the state meet thanks to their finishes at regional meets October 28. The Marble Falls High School boys cross country team made history as the first Mustangs squad to qualify for the state meet. They finished […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls

Faith Academy celebrates homecoming and marks 20 years

Homecoming is always a special time for schools, but it has a more significant meaning for Faith Academy of Marble Falls this year. The private Christian school is also celebrating its 20th anniversary. It is marking the occasion at a tailgate party on Friday, November 1, before the Flames’ football team’s game against Hill Country […]

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Missed opportunities for Faith Flames in 48-40 loss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Special teams decided the six-man district football game between Faith Academy of Marble Falls and Vanguard College Preparatory School of Waco on October 25. The 48-40 loss drops the Flames to 4-4 overall and 0-3 in Division I, District 2 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The Vanguard […]

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Burnet Bulldogs notch first district win against Liberty Hill

The Burnet Bulldogs got their first District 14-4A Division I win October 25 with a 35-31 victory over the Liberty Hill Panthers. The Bulldogs defense came up with a big stop with less than a minute left in the game to seal the win. Trailing 35-31, the Panthers (2-5 overall, 0-3 district) looked to get […]

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Marble Falls loses district contest to Leander Glenn, 35-22

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost 35-22 to Leander Glenn on October 25. The Mustangs drop to 1-7 overall and 1-4 in District 13-5A Division II play. “(Glenn) is so talented,” Mustangs head coach Brian Herman said. “They have all the tools.” After Glenn (5-3, 4-1) shanked the punt […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Academy faces versatile Vanguard in big district game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team has its final road game of the season and needs a crucial district win against Waco Vanguard for a shot at making the playoffs. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools six-man Division I, District 2 contest kicks off at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Burnet football

Burnet and Liberty Hill each seeking first district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Who would have thought that after two games, the Burnet and Liberty Hill football teams would be winless in District 14-4A Division I? The two squads meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 25, at Panther Stadium, 13125 Texas 29 West in Liberty Hill. “The rivalry of it makes it fun to […]

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Marble Falls football

Marble Falls looks for repeat win against Leander Glenn

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Momentum. That’s what the Marble Falls High School football team will take with it to Leander Glenn on October 25 for a District 13-5A Division II matchup. Last week, the Mustangs (1-6 overall, 1-3 district) had a stunning 45-37 victory against Bastrop, their first win of the season. The contest kicks […]

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Marble Falls cross country

Marble Falls cross country squads advance to regionals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School head cross country coach Chris Schrader summed up the Class 5A Region III-qualifying performances of the girls and boys varsity teams in five words. “I loved what I saw Friday morning,” he said. The two teams each had runners step up in big ways to ensure the […]

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