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Llano aims to get younger players on the field before the postseason begins

Llano aims to get younger players on the field before the postseason begins

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A week after losing to Wimberley in overtime in District 13-4A Division II play, the Llano High School football team is looking to end the regular season the proper way: with a win. (more…)

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Faith Academy's Travis Hughes tried to evade the grasps of Hill Country Christian School’s Steel Kupec during a game Nov. 2 at Westwood Stadium in Austin. Hill Country Christian School won 62-28; however, the Flames are in the playoffs. But first, they face Round Rock Christian on the road Nov. 9. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton 

Faith Academy seeks to enter playoffs on right foot with win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is seeking consistency before the playoffs of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School graduate and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano (front, right) runs a lap with members of the Marble Falls High School cross-country team after the runners each put on a pair of Hoka One One shoes, which Manzano donated to the team. Courtesy photo

Olympian Leonel Manzano gives Marble Falls runners new shoes and inspiration

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO It wasn’t enough that Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano made a surprise visit to his alma mater Nov. 6 to run with members of the cross-country teams. (more…)

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The Smoking for Jesus Christian School volleyball team includes Judah Thompson (front row, left) and Zion Eaglin; assistant coach Trenae Thompson (standing, left), Principal Minister Claudette Monnet, Zynarrea Johnson, Rachel Gauff, BreiAnna Branch, Rebecca Frazier, Nia-Mya Frazier, Senior Administrator Pastor Willie Monnet Sr., and head coach William Tumblin. The volleyball team made it to the Texas Chrisitan Athletic League state tournament in 2018. Courtesy photo

Smoking for Jesus Ministry Christian School building sports teams and character

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Sports provide valuable life lessons for students at Smoking for Jesus Ministry Christian School, just like at any other school. (more…)

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Llano High School sophomore runner Anna Casey was all smiles after winning the Class 4A University Interscholastic League girls cross-country championship Nov. 2 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Llano’s Anna Casey wins gold at state cross-country meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Llano High School sophomore Anna Casey’s golden year competing at a Class 4A state meet ended Nov. 2 just like it did May 12 – atop a podium. (more…)

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After long field goal for tie, Llano comes up short against Wimberley in OT

After long field goal for tie, Llano comes up short against Wimberley in OT

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO In a matter of seconds, the Llano High School football team experienced the highs and lows of the game in their 31-24 overtime loss to Wimberley on Nov. 2. (more…)

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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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Pflugerville High School volleyball players, including Isabel Gallegos (left) and Victoria Sheppard (right), brought paper towels, cleaning supplies, water, and gift cards to the Marble Falls High School before their volleyball match against the Lady Mustangs, including Payton Powers (center). Courtesy photo

Sports community comes together to help Marble Falls recover from flood

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School athletic director and boys head soccer coach Rick Hoover admitted he got a little emotional Oct. 23 when the Pflugerville High School volleyball teams walked into Max Copeland Gym with cases of bottled water and sports drinks, bundles of paper towels, 15 bottles of cleaners, and Lowe’s […]

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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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Marble Falls cross country

Three Marble Falls runners and one from Llano advance to cross-country state meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Three Marble Falls High School runners advanced to the Class 5A state meet after finishing in the top 10 of individuals at the Class 5A Region III meet Oct. 22 in Huntsville. (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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