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Burnet 54, Sonora 28

Burnet turns it up in 2nd half, beating Sonora 54-28

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet High School football team used a strong second half to beat Sonora 54-28 on September 27. The Bulldogs (4-1 overall, District 14-4A Division I) took a 26-22 lead into halftime then proceeded to outscore the Broncos 21-0 in the third quarter for a 47-22 advantage they wouldn’t relinquish thanks […]

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Marble Falls football

Marble Falls opens district with 44-6 loss to East View

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Georgetown East View defeated the Marble Falls High School football team 44-6 to begin District 13-5A Division II play September 27 at Mustang Stadium. “We dug ourselves in too big of a hole and gave away lots and lots of momentum early and never rallied to get it back,” Marble Falls […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs on the road against solid Sonora

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet High School football team’s three-game win streak is on the line with the Bulldogs on the road against Sonora on September 27. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bronco Stadium, 1500 Glasscock Ave. in Sonora. While the Bulldogs (District 13-3A Division II) have won three at home, they lost […]

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Marble Falls football

Marble Falls opens district against undefeated East View

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A new season is upon the Marble Falls High School football team, and head coach Brian Herman views it as an opportunity. The Mustangs (0-3) can start District 13-5A Division II play with a victory at home and show a better understanding of the offensive and defensive schemes installed by the […]

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Night Mares roller derby

Marble Falls Night Mares roller derby team a ‘wheel’ family

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Marble Falls Night Mares wear their bruises as well-earned badges. A Highland Lakes-based flat track roller derby team, the Night Mares consider themselves family, despite their training to push, pull, and slam into each other as they practice their rather aggressive sport at the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland […]

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Faith Flames turn it up in the fourth in 60-42 victory

  STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A close six-man football game September 20 between Faith Academy of Marble Falls and Cherokee High School was blown open in the fourth quarter. The Flames of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools outscored the Indians 22-0 that quarter to roll to a 60-42 victory. “It was a […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs start early and finish strong in 52-8 win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet Bulldogs set the tone from the beginning in their 52-8 homecoming victory over Manor New Tech on September 20. After forcing the Titans to punt on the opening drive, Burnet went to work. Junior quarterback Matthew Tippie hit four receivers on four passes, including senior Blaine Burkhalter for a […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs playing mind game with Manor New Tech

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO To Burnet High School head football coach Jerod Rye, the week leading up to the Manor New Tech contest wasn’t about physical preparation; it was about mental focus. The Bulldogs have won back-to-back games: a 41-6 victory over Marble Falls and a 54-31 decision against Lockhart. With such big wins, it […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Flames must hold explosive Arkansas, Cherokee

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The game plan for the Faith Academy of Marble Falls six-man football team is simple: stop Arkansas. Arkansas is Cherokee junior running back Tristian Arkansas, who ran for 1,450 yards and 26 touchdowns last season. He also had 10 interceptions. If the Flames (2-1) can rein him in, they might be […]

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Phil Dawson

Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson to speak at FCA luncheon

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson is the featured speaker at the Marble Falls chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes luncheon September 24. The event is noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marble Falls Church of Christ, 711 Broadway. Cost is $25 per person or $250 per table sponsorship. Call FCA area […]

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Marble Falls and Burnet cross country runners grab gold

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls and Burnet high school cross country teams turned in solid performances at two different meets September 14. Marble Falls competed at the Cedar Park Invitational, where junior Bailey Goggans won the girls’ Division I race in 18 minutes 26 seconds, a new personal record. The state’s reigning two-time […]

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Burnet vs. Lockhart

Burnet Bulldogs get big 54-31 win over Lockhart Lions

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON If the Burnet Bulldogs were looking to make a statement, they made a loud one September 13 with a 54-31 win over the Lockhart Lions. The Bulldogs (2-1, District 14-4A Division I) poured it on in the first half, building up a 40-17 lead going into the break. It wasn’t just the […]

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Faith Academy Flames football

Faith Flames beat Austin Royals with high-scoring third

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A 45-point third quarter propelled the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team to an 87-60 win against Austin Royals Homeschool on September 13 in a six-man contest at Britton Field in Marble Falls. The Flames led 18-12 after the first quarter and 32-24 at the half, though the Royals scored […]

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Navarro vs. Marble Falls

Navarro hands Marble Falls 33-7 homecoming loss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls Mustangs ended their non-district schedule with a 33-7 homecoming loss to Geronimo Navarro on September 13. After a bye next week, Marble Falls (0-3, District 13-5A Division II) begins district play against Georgetown East View on September 27 at Mustang Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Mustangs head coach […]

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Faith Academy Flames football

Faith Academy looks to rebound against Austin Royals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team aims to get back to its winning ways after suffering its first loss of the season last week. The Flames (1-1, Division I, District 2) welcome Austin Royals Homeschool to Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 East in Marble Falls, on Friday, September 13, […]

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Burnet Bulldog football

Burnet prepares for high-powered Lockhart offense

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After winning its first game of the 2019 season last Friday, the Burnet High School football team is looking for another victory in its second home game September 13. But the Bulldogs (1-1, District 14-4A Division I) must do it against Lockhart, which will arrive full of confidence. Kickoff is 7:30 […]

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Marble Falls Mustang football

Marble Falls faces similar offense against Geronimo Navarro

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When the Marble Falls and Geronimo Navarro high school football teams converge September 13, it might seem like they’re mirror images of each other. Both run the slot-T offense and have mostly new starters. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls. […]

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'Bulldogs United' documentary

‘Bulldogs United’ tells uplifting story after devastating moment

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The image of Everman High School defensive back Corey Fulbright lying motionless on the Alamodome turf has stayed with fans who attended the Burnet-Everman state championship game in November 2002. During Everman’s 35-14 win over Burnet in the Class 3A Division I final, Fulbright made a hit that damaged his spinal […]

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Burnet vs. Marble Falls

Confident Bulldogs bowl over Mustangs in 41-6 win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Throughout the week leading up to the Marble Falls and Burnet high school football game September 6, Bulldogs head coach Jerod Rye had one message for his players. “We’re going to play to win,” he said. When the clock hit triple zeroes, the Bulldogs (1-1, District 14-4A Division I) had a […]

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Faith Academy Flames football

Faith Flames fall to Summit Christian Academy 59-35

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls lost 59-35 at home to Summit Christian Academy of Cedar Park on September 6 in a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools six-man football game. After a scoreless first quarter, the Flames (1-1, Division I, District 2) trailed 20-8 at the half. Head coach Stephen […]

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Riley Arrington

PICAYUNE PEOPLE: Serious injury no obstacle for Burnet Middle School barrel racer

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The knots built in Shelly Townsend’s stomach as her young daughter, Riley Arrington, prepared for a recent barrel race in Sweetwater — her first competition since the Burnet Middle School student broke her arm in a rodeo accident in Taylor on January 31. “Everything just came crashing down,” Shelly said of the […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls volleyball

Lady Flames setting records with perfect start to season

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls head volleyball coach Frances Flanagan was confident her Lady Flames would have a successful pre-district season but admits even she didn’t know it would be this successful. As in undefeated. The Lady Flames ran the table throughout August for a perfect 17-0 record. That also set […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Flames face challenge at home vs. Cedar Park Summit

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After a big win on the road to open the season, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team will be tested physically and mentally as it hosts Summit Christian Academy of Cedar Park at Britton Field. Kickoff for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools six-man contest is 7:30 […]

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Marble Falls football

Mustangs and Bulldogs clash in Battle of Burnet County

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The 105th edition of the Burnet-Marble Falls High School football game promises to be as exciting and gut-wrenching as ever. There’s a reason why fans refer to it as the Battle of Burnet County. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 6, at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet. If […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls football

Faith Academy shuts out Castle Hills Christian School 52-0

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls head coach Stephen Shipley and the Flames got the new season off to a strong start when the Flames beat Castle Hills Christian School 52-0 on August 30 in San Antonio. The Flames (1-0) only needed the first half to do it as the contest ended […]

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Wimberley explodes in second half to beat Burnet 42-6

Wimberley explodes in second half to beat Burnet 42-6

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Wimberley Texans, on the legs and arm of quarterback Cooper McCollum, exploded for 26 points in the second half August 30 against the Burnet Bulldogs for a 42-6 win. The Bulldogs (0-1) kept things close the first half, only trailing 16-0 at the intermission. Burnet looked like they might cut that […]

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