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Register now for Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center golf tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the annual Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center Golf Tournament and Silent Auction is still a few weeks away, organizers are looking for golfers and sponsors to help the people who walk through the center’s doors each month. (more…)

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Golf, good citizenship program tees off at Colt Elementary

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Children can learn a few things from a golfer about being good citizens. “Golfers, in general, learn respect for the game because they monitor their own behavior,” said Charlie Keiser, owner/broker of Century 21 Keiser and Co. “They call their own penalties. They learn a little personal integrity […]

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Charlie Dawn Campbell golf tournament fundraiser seeking players and sponsors

BURNET — The second annual Charlie Dawn Campbell Fundraiser Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 6 at the Delaware Springs Municipal Golf Course. Campbell was injured in a 2013 all-terrain vehicle accident on a Burnet County ranch. She suffered paralysis and requires continued medical and rehabilitation care. (more…)

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Marble Falls Middle School student Macy Fox holds her trophy from the South Texas PGA Junior Championship. Courtesy photo

Young Marble Falls golfer’s 5-birdie game wins title

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF THE WOODLANDS — Marble Falls Middle School golfer Macy Fox captured the South Texas PGA Junior Championship on Aug. 14 by winning the girls 10-12 division. Fox shot a 75-69–144 for the victory. She recorded five birdies in the second round. (more…)

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Mission Marble Falls teeing off Aug. 16 to feed the hungry

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Mission Marble Falls started its free lunch program in Marble Falls earlier this year, organizers knew there was a need for it. They just didn’t how big of a need. (more…)

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Young Marble Falls golfer wins Slick Rock Junior Championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Marble Falls Middle School golfer Macy Fox earned her third tournament win at Horseshoe Bay Resort on July 23. Fox was down by four strokes headed into the final round of the Slick Rock Junior Championship. But she shot a 70 in that round to win the girls […]

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Burnet Police Department golf tourney helps Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center

FROM STAFF REPORTS  BURNET — Members of the Burnet Police Department will trade in their firearms for golf clubs July 18 to raise money for an organization that works with children who are victims of abuse and neglect. (more…)

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Care-A-Van party, golf tournament get early start

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Emory Bellard-Spike Dykes Kids Care-A-Van Tailgate Party and Golf Tournament might have moved to June 20-21 from early August, but it hasn’t changed its purpose. In 10 years, the event has raised $1.8 million, said Becky Fox, director of Development at Seton Highland Lakes Hospital. The Care-A-Van […]

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Mustang Conditioning program designed to strengthen body and mind, coach says

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School head football coach and athletic director Matt Green has developed a Mustang Conditioning program that will launch June 9. The six-week program is designed for male and female athletes in the seventh grade and older. (more…)

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Llano looks back on successful sports year

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Llano High School sports fans find it hard not to smile when they reflect on the 2013-2014 season. The Yellow Jackets advanced to the playoffs in football, boys basketball, boys golf and baseball. (more…)

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‘Fore’ Life golf tourney to benefit Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — With a growth in demand for its services and expansion into a new Marble Falls location this summer, Dolores Bacon-Whatley knows the May 31 golf tournament benefitting the Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center is taking on a much larger role. (more…)

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Marble Falls honors athletes at awards ceremony May 19

MARBLE FALLS — Audience members loudly applauded the accomplishments of the Marble Falls High School tennis, golf, powerlifting and track-and-field teams during the annual awards ceremony May 19. Each coach handed out individual team awards and certificates of participation.  (more…)

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Local businessman and friends taking on 24 hours of golf for ailing Spicewood girl

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — Three years ago, local businessman and avid golfer Mike McClung took up his golf clubs and hit the course for 24 hours to raise money for a family whose child was suffering from leukemia. So a few weeks ago, when he read about 15-year-old Katelyn Norton battling a rare […]

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Llano athletes recognized at end-of-year awards ceremony

LLANO — The Llano High School athletic department closed out the sports year by honoring the accomplishments of student-athletes for the 2013-2014 school year at its annual awards ceremony May 12. (more…)

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Burnet athletes recognized at end-of-year awards ceremony

BURNET — The Burnet High School athletic department celebrated the accomplishments of the Bulldogs and the Lady Dawgs during the 2013-2014 school year May 12. Coaches handed out individual team awards during the event. (more…)

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Llano High School junior golfer Clayton Meyers studies the No. 9 hole during the last day of the Class 3A state tournament. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Llano boys golf finishes fourth at state tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LOST PINES — When members of the Llano High School boys golf team realized they would not win the Class 3A state championship April 29, they took solace in something else. Two years ago, the Yellow Jackets simply wanted to be in contention for the District 8-3A championship. Last year, […]

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Future Champions Golf Director of Operations Antrone Williams (left) presents the first-place award to Macy Fox of Marble Falls for winning the girls 11-12 division with a 76-76 – 152. Photo by Gary D. Parsons/Horseshoe Bay Resort

Young Marble Falls golfer wins Future Champions Golf Texas Championship

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE HORSESHOE BAY — Macy Fox of Marble Falls won the girls 11-12 age division of the Future Champions Golf Texas Championship on April 26-27 at Horseshoe Bay Resort Apple Rock Golf Course. (more…)

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Golfing duo celebrates two decades playing For Ladies Only tournament

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR  MEADOWLAKES — At 85, Daphine McIntyre clearly lays out her role for the upcoming Highland Lakes Service League’s For Ladies Only golf tournament. On a team of four women who have been playing together in the event for the past several years, McIntyre is a specialist. “I’m the putter,” she […]

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Llano golfers headed to state after third-place regional finish

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LUBBOCK — The Llano High School boys golf team will make its first trip to the Class 3A state tournament in almost a decade after finishing third at the Class 3A Region I tournament April 14-15. The last time the Yellow Jackets were at the state tournament was in 2005. […]

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Marble Falls boys golf teams finish 4th, 10th at district

BURNET — The Marble Falls High School boys golf teams ended their seasons with fourth- and 10th-place finishes at the District 25-4A tournament April 7-8. Marble Falls I shot a 339-331–670, while Marble Falls 2 scored a 379-377–756. (more…)

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Ray Duvall (right) of Hill Country Golf Carts presents the keys of a new golf cart to Bill Richardson after the 2014 Highland Lakes A&M Club golf tournament March 22 at Slick Rock Golf Course in Horseshoe Bay. Richardson won the golf cart by sinking a hole-in-one on a particular hole during the tournament. The event raises funds for the club's scholarship program. Courtesy photo

Everyone’s a winner at Highland Lakes A&M Club golf fundraiser

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HORSESHOE BAY — A one-year break from the previous tournament didn’t seem to put a damper on the excitement surrounding the 2014 Highland Lakes A&M Club Tournament at Slick Rock Golf Course on March 22. “We had a full field and a great turnout,” said Don Liedtke, the tournament director […]

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Llano boys golf wins district; Burnet girls finish third with regional qualifier

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After two consecutive years of finishing as the runner-up, the Llano High School boys golf team hoisted the team trophy as the District 8-3A champion April 7. The Yellow Jackets shot a two-day total of 620. The Burnet 1 team was fourth with a total score of 673, […]

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Faith Academy golf teams advance to regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys and girls golf teams advanced to a Class 2A regional tournament thanks to their finishes at the District 4-2A tournament March 31. Regionals are April 14 in Pearland. The Lady Flames fired a 395, good enough for runners-up. They were led […]

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Burnet, Llano and Marble Falls golf teams compete at Fredericksburg Invitational

FROM STAFF REPORTS FREDERICKSBURG — High school boys golf teams from Burnet, Llano and Marble Falls participated in the Fredericksburg Invitational at Lady Bird Golf Course on March 26. Marble Falls gold and Llano each recorded one-round totals of 333. But the Mustangs’ third golfer  had a better score, which allowed Marble Falls to capture […]

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Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club holding 5k, golf tournament fundraisers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club announced two fundraisers it will be conducting in the next few weeks. First up is the Mustang 5-kilometer and the kids 1-mile runs, which will be held April 26. Part of the course will include Mustang Stadium and Manzano Mile, located […]

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The Marble Falls High School girl golf team was third at the District 25-4A tournament and includes assistant coach Wayne Neely (left), Delaney Kelley, Sam Offutt, Peyton Fishbeck, Blaire Hambrick, Chloe Parnell, Breanna Heinzke, Shelcee Clark, Kelsie Tackitt and head coach Lonnie Tackitt. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls girls golf season ends with third-place finish at district tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS LAKEWAY — The Marble Falls High School girls golf team completed its 2013-2014 season with a third-place finish at the District 25-4A tournament March 24-25. The Lady Mustangs made up seven strokes on the second day, though they still finished with a score of 388-369–757. (more…)

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