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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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The new Faith Academy of Marble Falls football field. Hellas Construction employees continue to work on the track and the area leading to the facility. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith begins district against Veritas on new home field

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is preparing for a big night Friday, Oct. 12. (more…)

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Llano opens district play versus run-heavy Geronimo Navarro

Llano opens district play versus run-heavy Geronimo Navarro

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team is on a four-game winning streak, but that means very little when the Yellow Jackets begin District 13-4A Division II play Friday, Oct. 12. Geronimo Navarro (3-1) travels to Llano to face the Yellow Jackets (4-1) at Llano Stadium, 400 Texas 71 East. (more…)

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The Marble Falls defense had a short gathering in the first half against Elgin on Oct. 5. The Mustangs lost 57-50. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Mustangs lose hard-fought 57-50 game in last seconds to Elgin

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Battling, fighting, and clawing. That’s how Marble Falls High School head football coach Mike Birdwell described his team’s effort in a 57-50 homecoming loss to Elgin at Mustang Stadium on Oct. 5. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Mustangs’ passing game, led by sophomore receiver Andrew Rodriguez, will need to be productive against Elgin in a District 13-5A Division II game Oct. 5 at Mustang Stadium. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls and Elgin both looking for first district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Neither head football coach wants to apply pressure to their players, but neither can get away from the simple fact that it will be a District 13-5A Division II showdown Oct. 5. (more…)

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Faith Academy loses 55-0 to powerhouse Bracken Christian

Faith Academy loses 55-0 to powerhouse Bracken Christian

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost to Bulverde Bracken Christian 55-0 in a six-man contest Sept. 28. The Flames (1-4) trailed the Warriors (4-0) 39-0 at the end of the first quarter. (more…)

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Llano defeats 'aggressive' San Angelo Lake View 27-7

Llano defeats ‘aggressive’ San Angelo Lake View 27-7

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team got its most impressive win of the season, spoiling Lake View’s homecoming 27-7 on Sept. 28 in San Angelo. (more…)

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The Burnet Bulldogs present a check to the Sonora Broncos during the two teams’ game Sept. 28. The Burnet Consolidated Independent School District and Burnet community raised more than $5,900 for the Sonora community for flood relief. A storm on Sept. 21 dumped several inches of rain in the Sonora area causing floods to inundate the area. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Burnet fights off second-half Sonora comeback for 41-20 homecoming win

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Burnet Bulldogs jumped out to a 21-0 lead over the Sonora Broncos and looked to be cruising to victory, but the Broncos scored two quick touchdowns in the third quarter to make things interesting for Burnet on homecoming. (more…)

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Mustangs lose district opener to Georgetown East View, 38-14

Mustangs lose district opener to Georgetown East View, 38-14

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost to East View 38-14 in the District 13-5A Division II opener for both teams Sept. 28 in Georgetown. (more…)

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If the Marble Falls High School football team is to find success in District 13-5A Division II play, the Mustangs must continue to run the football well and rely on players such as junior running back Hayden Wells. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls opens district against physical East View

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team opens District 13-5A Division II play against a Georgetown East View squad that looks very similar in scheme to the Mustangs. (more…)

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Llano sophomore receiver Case Kuykendall (left) and his Yellow Jackets teammates are on the road Sept. 28 against Lake View in San Angelo for their last pre-district game of the season. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Courtesy photo

Llano caps off pre-district on long drive to San Angelo

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team finishes pre-district play on a long road trip to San Angelo. (more…)

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Burnet sophomore receiver Luke Kiser followed a block of sophomore quarterback Jaxson Denton during the 46-0 win over Manor New Tech on Sept. 21. The Bulldogs play a homecoming match against Sonora on Sept. 28 at Bulldog Field. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

In week of distractions, Burnet and Sonora focus on game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO An activity-filled Homecoming Week in Burnet culminates with the game between the Bulldogs and the Sonora Broncos. (more…)

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Faith Flames on the road against state runner-up Bracken Christian in six-man contest

Faith Flames on the road against state runner-up Bracken Christian in six-man contest

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls six-man football team is preparing to face its toughest challenge of the season Friday, Sept. 28. (more…)

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The Liberty Hill slot-T offense (right) in a tight formation with the quarterback under center, the swing man to the left of the quick left tackle, and the tailback lined up behind the left tackle. The fullback and halfback are lined up behind the quarterback. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Why are T formations in football back in favor after years of spread success?

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When Bob Shipley became the Burnet High School head football coach and athletic director in 2001, he brought with him the spread offense, a scheme that emphasizes short passes to receivers in space, allowing for yards after the catch. (more…)

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Cherokee capitalizes on mistakes, beating Faith 46-40

Cherokee capitalizes on mistakes, beating Faith 46-40

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost 46-40 on the road to Cherokee on Sept. 21. (more…)

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