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Faith Academy’s Colby Offutt evaded defenders and found open field during the Flames’ game against the Hill Country Christian School Knights on Nov. 2 at Westwood Stadium in Austin. The Knights won 62-28. The Flames’ final game of the regular season is Nov. 9 on the road against Round Rock Christian Academy. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton 

Faith Academy Flames fall to Hill Country Christian, 62-28

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Faith Academy of Marble Falls Flames kept things interesting through the first half Nov. 2 against the Hill Country Christian School Knights at Westwood Stadium in Austin. The Knights took an early 8-0 lead in the first quarter, but the Flames responded later in the quarter to make it an 8-6 […]

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Marble Falls defeats Pflugerville Weiss 38-6 on the road

Marble Falls defeats Pflugerville Weiss 38-6 on the road

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team was simply dominant in a 38-6 road win over Plfugerville Weiss on Nov. 2. (more…)

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A herd of Mustangs, including junior defensive back Evan Kroese, tackled Leander Glenn ball carrier Jonny Nguyen in Marble Falls's 20-7 win Oct. 26. The Mustangs travel to Pflugerville Weiss on Nov. 2. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls on the road against winless Pflugerville Weiss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team has an opportunity to win two games in a row for the first time since weeks two and three when the Mustangs defeated Burnet and Geronimo Navarro. (more…)

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Llano and Wimberley playing for the third spot in district

Llano and Wimberley playing for the third spot in district

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team is on track to win seven games during the regular season, its best record in more than a decade. (more…)

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Burnet sophomore defensive back Marcus Escamilla (10) and senior middle linebacker Marc Barnett prepare to tackle a Fischer Canyon Lake back Oct. 19. The Bulldogs are on the road against Fredericksburg on Nov. 2. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet Bulldogs in must-win matchup against Fredericksburg

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Two games remain for the Burnet High School football team. And for the Bulldogs to have a shot at making the playoffs, they must win them both. (more…)

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Faith Academy can make playoffs with Friday night win

Faith Academy can make playoffs with Friday night win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The math is simple for the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team. Win one of the last two games and qualify for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ six-man playoffs. (more…)

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Llano in playoff picture after 34-0 victory over Bandera

Llano in playoff picture after 34-0 victory over Bandera

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Llano High School head football coach Matt Green didn’t want to say it going into the contest against Bandera on Oct. 26, but no one knew better why the outcome of the Yellow Jackets-Bulldogs game was vitally important to District 14-4A Division II standings. (more…)

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Faith Academy Flames lose 72-22 to Waco Vanguard

Faith Academy Flames lose 72-22 to Waco Vanguard

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost 72-22 to Waco Vangaurd on Oct. 26. (more…)

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No. 3 LIberty Hill explodes in second half to beat Burnet 62-25

No. 3 LIberty Hill explodes in second half to beat Burnet 62-25

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Burnet Bulldogs kept it close in the first half Oct. 26 against District 13-4A Division I rivals Liberty Hill with the Panthers clinging to a 20-12 lead. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School offensive line coach Cyril Lemon addressed the linemen during the Mustangs’ 20-7 win over Leander Glenn on Oct. 26. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls gets big win over Leander Glenn as Mustangs play ‘most complete game’

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Just before the Marble Falls High School football team exits its gold inflatable tunnel and helmet to take the field, Mustang players yell, “Who’s got my back? I got your back!” (more…)

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Several Brenham defenders, including cornerback Lonterrious McClain (2) and free safety Hayden Allen (11), tackled Marble Falls running back Cooper Wilson during the Cubs’ 41-21 win Oct. 12. The Mustangs face the district’s only undefeated team, Leander Glenn, on Oct. 26. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls up against only undefeated team in district: Leander Glenn

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team will attempt to give District 13-5A Division II’s only undefeated team its first loss of the district season Oct. 26. (more…)

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Burnet sophomore quarterback Jaxson Denton looks for running room during the Bulldogs’ 43-0 loss to Fischer Canyon Lake on Oct. 19. Burnet hosts Liberty Hill on Friday, Oct. 26. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet Bulldogs host rival Liberty Hill in district matchup

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The schedule doesn’t get easier for the Burnet High School football team. A week after playing undefeated Fischer Canyon Lake, the Bulldogs (2-5 overall, 0-2 District 13-4A Division I) host rival Liberty Hill (5-1, 2-0) with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Friday, Oct. 26, at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive. (more…)

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Llano Jackets understand importance of beating Bandera

Llano Jackets understand importance of beating Bandera

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Llano High School head football coach Matt Green wouldn’t call the contest against Bandera on Oct. 26 a must-win game. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls football players Colby Offutt (4) and Travis Hughes (7) warm up with the linemen before the start of the contest against Round Rock Concordia on Oct. 19. The Flames host Waco Vanguard on Oct. 26. Courtesy photo

Faith Flames welcome Waco Vanguard for homecoming game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Two teams looking to take a step toward earning the Division I, District 2 six-man championship of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools will meet at Faith Academy Britton Track and Field on Friday, Oct. 26. (more…)

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Faith beats Round Rock Concordia 58-20 in district game

Faith beats Round Rock Concordia 58-20 in district game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team earned an impressive victory Oct. 19 on its new field. (more…)

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‘Too many miscues’ in Marble Falls’s 34-7 loss to Bastrop

‘Too many miscues’ in Marble Falls’s 34-7 loss to Bastrop

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost to Bastrop High 34-7 on Oct. 20 in a district game that was played a day later than scheduled so the Mustangs could get one more practice for the Bears. (more…)

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Canyon Lake too much on both sides of the ball as Hawks beat Burnet Bulldogs 43-0

Canyon Lake too much on both sides of the ball as Hawks beat Burnet Bulldogs 43-0

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Canyon Lake Hawks scored on three of their four possessions in the first half, jumping out to a 21-0 lead over the Burnet Bulldogs at the break, before eventually winning, 43-0 on Oct. 19 in Fischer. (more…)

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Cuero proves its state ranking in 55-16 victory over Llano

Cuero proves its state ranking in 55-16 victory over Llano

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Cuero High School football team left little doubt why it is a top five team in Class 4A Division II with its 55-16 win over Llano on Oct. 19 in Cuero. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior defensive lineman Gabriel Perez tackled Brenham senior running back lloby Watts during the Cubs’ 41-21 win over the Mustangs on Oct. 12. The Mustangs will try to regroup in the midst of destructive flooding in the city as they travel to Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar Creek, to take on the Bastrop Bears on Saturday, Oct. 21. Kickoff is 1 p.m. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Ludecke Photography

Marble Falls-Bastrop game moved to Saturday due to flooding; Mustangs on the road

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Knowing their players’ hearts and minds were on helping their families, friends, and neighbors following the devastating Oct. 16 floods, sports administrators at Marble Falls and Bastrop high schools decided to move their District 13-5A Division II contest to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 […]

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Llano Yellow Jackets on the road against state-ranked Cuero

Llano Yellow Jackets on the road against state-ranked Cuero

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO While the task may be huge for the Llano High School football team, the fact the Yellow Jackets will board a bus to go to Cuero on Friday, Oct. 19, is considered a success. (more…)

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The Faith Academy Flames took to their new field Friday, Oct. 12, for the first time in a game. The Faith Academy Britton Track and Field is part of a building project by the private Christian school. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Faith Flames host Round Rock Concordia; homecoming game moved to next week

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After rain and flooding Oct. 16 kept Faith Academy of Marble Falls from opening its doors, the Flames football team will give students, staff, alumni, and fans something to cheer for when it welcomes Round Rock Concordia at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. (more…)

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Burnet freshman running back Devonte Miller hurdled a Lampasas Badger tackler during the Bulldogs’ 56-7 loss Oct. 12. The Bulldogs travel to Fischer on Oct. 19 to take on Canyon Lake. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Photo by Brie Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet Bulldogs face undefeated Fischer Canyon Lake

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet High School football team is trying to even its District 13-4A Division I record, but the Bulldogs will be facing one of the top teams in Class 4A Division I: Fischer Canyon Lake.  Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Hawk Stadium, 8555 FM 32 in Fischer. (more…)

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Faith Academy’s Ben Martin tried to outrun Austin Veritas’s Luke Hayes during the Flames-Defenders game Friday, Oct. 12, at Faith Academy Britton Track and Field. The Defenders won the game 46-0. Faith hosts Round Rock Concordia on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. for homecoming. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

State power Austin Veritas blanks Faith Academy 46-0

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Age and experience had the advantage over youth Oct. 12 during Austin Veritas’s 46-0 win against the Faith Academy of Marble Falls Flames. (more…)

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Brenham too much for Marble Falls as Cubs win 41-21

Brenham too much for Marble Falls as Cubs win 41-21

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Brenham indicated early the kind of night it would have against the Marble Falls High School football team Oct. 12 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior receiver Tommy Johnson and the Mustangs host Brenham in a District 13-5A Division II contest Oct. 12. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls welcomes Brenham as Mustangs seek district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team is hosting its second District 13-5A Division II contest in as many weeks but is still looking for its first district victory. (more…)

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Burnet sophomore running back Marcus Escamilla and his Bulldogs teammates will open District 14-4A Division I against Lampasas on Oct. 12 in Burnet. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet hosts balanced Lampasas team in first district game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO In the weeks leading up to the Burnet High School football team’s matchup against Lampasas, Bulldogs head coach Kurt Jones was emphatic in his assessment. “It’s the best Lampasas team I’ve seen since I’ve been here,” he said. (more…)

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