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CROSS COUNTRY: MFalls at Pro-Fit; Burnet at Run for Your Oats

KILLEEN — Three of the four Marble Falls High School cross-country teams earned medals at the Pro-Fit Invitational on Sept. 4. The girls junior varsity squad won its division with 61 points, while the girls varsity earned silver with 105 points, and the junior varsity boys were third with 60 points. The boys varsity team […]

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Marble Falls cross country wins silver, several medals at Lockhart Meet

LOCKHART — The Marble Falls High School cross-country teams brought home 12 medals from the Lockhart Meet on Aug. 29. The varsity girls and the junior varsity boys each captured silver medals in their divisions. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior Sydney Gibson (left), Llano’s MacKenzie Johnson and Marble Falls freshman Berkley Powell run the first legs of the Burnet Relay cross-country meet Aug. 22. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano compete at Burnet Relay

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Area high school cross-country teams competed at the Burnet Relay meet Aug. 22. Organizers divided the divisions into Classes 5A and 6A and private schools through Class 4A. (more…)

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Burnet Relay Invitational cross-country meet opens season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Area high school cross-country teams will compete at the Burnet Relay Invitational on Aug. 22. The varsity girls start the meet at 7:30 a.m. followed by varsity boys, junior varsity girls and junior varsity boys. All races are at Haley Nelson Park, 301 Garden Trails Drive. (more…)

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Meet the Bulldogs and the Mustangs on Aug. 13

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET BULLDOGS The first look at the Burnet High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams is at Meet the Bulldogs on Aug. 13. The event is at 6:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1000 The Green Mile. (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 High School senior runner James Ramos signs his letter of intent to compete on the cross-country and track team at Ranger College on March 13 as Mustangs head cross-country coach Anthony Torns looks on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls runner James Ramos signs with Ranger College

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Four years ago, Marble Falls High School cross-country coach Anthony Torns met eight freshmen who had been very good middle school runners. (more…)

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National cross-country meet qualifier is Nov. 15 in Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The South Texas Association Cross-Country Championships of the United States Track and Field Association are Nov. 15 at Marble Falls High School. The top 15 individuals and the top two teams from each race advance to the national meet in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Dec. 13. (more…)

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Burnet girls cross-country team finishes fifth at state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — During the week leading up to the Class 4A state meet, Burnet High School cross-country coach Stuart Dixon told his runners the key to hitting their marks came down to one thing. “If we could somehow have a moment where everyone comes together,” he said. “Everybody did so […]

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Burnet cross-country runners set for state meet this weekend

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team and boys runner Drew Kiser are getting set for the Class 4A state meet Nov. 7. The Lady Dawgs and Kiser, a sophomore, are hoping to walk the course at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock hours before the gun sounds to […]

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Burnet High School runner Abby Bullock with the bronze medal she earned at the Class 4A Region IV meet in 11 minutes 47 seconds. Courtesy photos

Burnet runners advance to state cross-country meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team and boys sophomore runner Drew Kiser finished in the top five of the Class 4A Region IV meet Nov. 1 to advance to the state meet Nov. 8. (more…)

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Burnet, Marble Falls runners head to cross-country regional meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Burnet and Marble Falls high school cross-country teams have been preparing for the Region IV meets this week. Both will compete Nov. 1 at the National Shooting Complex, 7504 Gass Road in San Antonio. (more…)

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Faith Academy runner Sophie McCannon wins state; team fourth

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore runner Sophie McCannon is the Class 3A state cross-country champion for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. She won the state meet in 12 minutes three seconds on Oct. 25 to lead the Lady Flames to a fourth-place finish. Freshman […]

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The 2014 Marble Falls High School boys varsity cross-country team includes Fernando Luna (left), James Ramos and Ishmael Montoya. Courtesy photo

CROSS COUNTRY: Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano runners advance to region

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND ROCK — Marble Falls High School cross-country runners Tess Johnson and James Ramos qualified for the Class 5A Region IV meet by finishing in the top 10 at the District 25-5A meet Oct. 23. Johnson was fourth in 20 minutes 10 seconds, and Ramos was 10th in 17:14. (more…)

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SUBVARSITY REPORT: Football, volleyball, cross country

MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL West Ridge 12, Marble Falls 7th White 6 on Oct. 20 OFFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Jose Garcia, 1 touchdown; quarterback Zach Spillman, good runs and pass to Dylan Thielepape DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Pablo Ponce and Steven Mendez UP NEXT: 4:15 p.m. Nov. 3, Marble Falls vs. Dripping Springs at Tiger Stadium, located at Tiger Lane […]

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Highland Lakes schools begin district cross-country meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Area high school cross-country teams are bracing for district meets. On Oct. 22, Burnet and Llano travel to Lampasas High School, 2716 U.S. 281 South in Lampasas, for the District 25-4A Meet. On Oct. 23, Marble Falls is at the District 25-5A Meet at Old Settler’s Park, […]

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SUBVARSITY ROUNDUP: Football, volleyball, cross country

FOOTBALL Marble Falls JV 12, Leander 8 on Oct. 16 LEANDER — The Marble Falls High School junior varsity football team overcame early miscues to beat Leander 12-8 on Oct. 16. The Lions recorded a safety on the Mustangs’ first possession by sacking quarterback Robert Atkinson after an ill-timed snap that sailed into the end […]

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Faith Academy cross country gets in practice run for state meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS GOLDTHWAITE — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls cross-country team finished eighth at the Priddy Invitational on Oct. 15. “This was the perfect size race for us,” Faith head coach Steve McCannon said. “The number of runners and teams at this meet mirrors the same numbers we should see at (the […]

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Marble Falls High School senior runner Tess Johnson holds the school record for the three miles at 19 minutes 19.40 seconds. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls runner Tess Johnson back on course and more determined

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Running might be a punishment in other sports, but not to Marble Falls High School senior cross-country team member Tess Johnson. “You’d go off and run on your own,” she said. “But in cross country and track, it’s all on you. You’re out there on your own. You […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Abraham Lewis (left) wears the fourth-place medal he earned at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4, while Faith Academy cross-country coach Steve McCannon congratulates him. Courtesy photo

CROSS-COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Faith Academy, Marble Falls and Burnet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Sophie McCannon grabbed another gold medal, while Abraham Lewis placed fourth at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4. McCannon won the girls varsity division in 11 minutes 51 seconds. (more…)

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MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Marble Falls, Burnet volleyball, cross country

VOLLEYBALL Burnet 7th A def. Lampasas 25-9, 25-8 on Oct. 9 TOP SERVERS: Lexi Courtney, Shelby Ford, Greysen Lenz, Amilee Shackelford, and Emmerson Walker ON DEFENSE: Reyvan Greenhaw, Katelyn Moore, Kenley Wendt and Katie Faris QUOTABLE: “Overall a very good team win. Very proud of the girls,” coach Glen Hafley said. RECORDS: Burnet 7th A […]

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CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls compete at Round Rock McNeil Invitational

ROUND ROCK — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team was seventh, while the boys were 16th at the Round Rock McNeil Invitational on Oct. 4. The Class 4A girls division had 41 teams, while the boys division drew 39 squads. (more…)

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SUBVARSITY ROUNDUP: Marble Falls JV football wins; middle school volleyball, cross country

Marble Falls JV 28, Cameron Yoe 6 CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School junior varsity football team beat Cameron Yoe 28-6 on Oct. 2. The game was called midway through the fourth quarter because of lightning. The Mustangs played the Yoemen because their game against Cedar Park Vista Ridge was cancelled Sept. 18, […]

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Burnet girls cross-country team wins Fredericksburg meet

FREDERICKSBURG — The Burnet High School girls cross-country team won the Fredericksburg Invitational on Sept. 27, while the Bulldogs were fifth. The girls division drew 10 teams, and the boys varsity had 11. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School boys cross-country runners James Ramos (left), Ishmael Montoya and Christian Marroquin compete at the Waco Invitational on Sept. 26.

Marble Falls cross-country squads do well at Waco meet

WACO — An unexpected change in the Marble Falls High School cross-country team’s schedule proved very successful. The Mustangs and Lady Mustangs on Sept. 26 ran in the Waco Invitational, where the girls were the bronze medalists and James Ramos finished fifth in the boys’ varsity division. (more…)

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Some members of the Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross-country team competed at the Allen Invitational on Sept. 20. They include Sophie McCannon, Halle Shumate, Abraham Lewis, Kristina Lane and Emily Eppler. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy cross country faces unique obstacles at Allen meet

ALLEN — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross-country team encountered more than it expected at the Allen Invitational on Sept. 20. The contest was at a different location than in past years, said Faith Academy head coach Steve McCannon. And this new course had plenty of obstacles. (more…)

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