Archive | Softball

Marble Falls High School senior softball player Elicia Gonzales signs her National Letter of Intent to play for Lamar State College-Port Arthur on Dec. 11 as her parents, Mistee and Jesse Gonzales, look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls’s Elicia Gonzales to play softball at Lamar State-Port Arthur

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The culmination of time and energy paid off for Marble Falls High School senior softball player Elicia Gonzales as she signed her National Letter of Intent on Dec. 11 to play for Lamar State College-Port Arthur. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Llano High School’s new turf-covered multipurpose facility gets first ‘workout’

Llano High School’s new turf-covered multipurpose facility gets first ‘workout’

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — Llano High School athletes now have an edge on their opponents: the school’s new multipurpose building. The Yellow Jackets football team had their first official practice in the artificial turf-covered facility Nov. 2. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Featured Story - Home Slider, Football, Golf, News, Soccer, Softball, Sports2 Comments

Llano Junior High coach Kemp Lowery takes over softball

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — New Llano Junior High School coach Kemp Lowery is adding another duty to his 2017-18 school year – interim head softball coach at the high school. Llano Independent School District athletic director Matt Green approached Lowery about taking the job for one season in anticipation of posting the job […]

Read the full story

Posted in Softball, Sports0 Comments

Marble Falls High School graduate and Little River Academy head coach Gus Beuershausen (standing, middle) guided his Little River Academy softball team to the Class 3A state championship June 1. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls graduate Gus Beuershausen’s dream drives success

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — Six years ago, Gus Beuershausen took a chance on chasing a dream he gave up in 2001. On June 1 of this year, as he stood on the Red and Charline McCombs Field after the Class 3A state softball championship game, the 1995 Marble Falls High School graduate probably […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Burnet makes coaching hires, including one from way up north

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet school district officials had to tap the Garden State for one of the four coaching hires recently announced. The hires are Stephanie Pegues in swimming, Mathew Howard in softball, Matthew Russell in girls soccer — all at the high school — and Cory Spivey as the Burnet Middle School boys […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Swimming0 Comments

Faith Academy two months away from new weight room

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — In two months, Faith Academy of Marble Falls will open its new weight room housing boys and girls locker rooms and a trainers room in a 4,600-square-foot building. “We’re excited,” said athletics director and boys head basketball coach Randy Denton. “We’re thankful for the money that has […]

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, News, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball0 Comments

Burnet High School senior quarterback Koby Edwards (center) signs his letter of intent to play for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa with his mother, Autumn Edwards, and father, Stephen Edwards, observing. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet quarterback, girls soccer standout sign with respective schools

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Two Burnet High School seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play college sports on National Signing Day on Feb. 1. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Football, Softball, Sports0 Comments

The University Interscholastic League will require all member schools share data on concussions suffered during competitions starting in the 2017-18 school year. Marble Falls Independent School District has been voluntarily turning in that date for some time, say MFISD officials. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls has head start on UIL concussion data-sharing requirement

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — While all Texas schools in the University Interscholastic League will be required to share concussion data starting in the 2017-18 academic year, Marble Falls school district leaders have already moved to the head of the class on the subject. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in All Other, Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Featured Story - Home Slider, Football, Golf, News, Outdoors, Powerlifting, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball0 Comments

Marble Falls hires softball coach

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School softball team has a new head coach. It’s Tim Richter, who served as a principal for the Kenedy Independent School District at both the high school and middle school for the past four years. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Softball, Sports0 Comments

The Marble Falls under-14 softball team is heading to the Pony League softball regionals on June 24 at the Cedar Park Youth League complex, 1225 Cypress Creek Road in Cedar Park. The 14U squad consists of coach Brianna Hamilton (back, left), players Emily Norton, Tapenga Macias, Mikaella Garcia, Adrianna Garza, Krissy Macias, Lindy Grubbs, coach John Hamilton, players Kamryn Preece (front, left), Jesse Stephenson, Bailey Hamilton, Trinity Blum, Brooklyn Chavez and Monika Gonzales. In the back is coach Leno Garza. Not pictured is coach Jimmy Grubbs. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls youth baseball, softball teams at regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Despite having a great grasp on the fundamentals of a sport, it sometimes takes a little extra, something you can’t necessarily see, to give a team the edge. That’s what Marble Falls Pony coaches faced with the 14-and-under squad during a sectional tournament June 10-12. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

BCISD hires new coaches including volleyball, softball

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The coaching staff at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District is coming together with several new hires for the 2016-17 school year, including two new head coaches. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Basketball, Cross country, Football, News, Softball, Sports, Track & Field, Volleyball0 Comments

Burnet High School senior softball player Ashley Hallmark hugs her mother, Amyjo Hallmark, during a signing ceremony Jan. 22 at the Burnet High School gymnasium foyer. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet softball player Ashley Hallmark signs with Angelina College

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior softball player Ashley Hallmark had two things she had to overcome en route to signing her letter of intent to play for Angelina College Jan. 19 – her speed and her inexperience. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Drive time to games will increase as Faith Academy moves to 4A

Drive time to games will increase as Faith Academy moves to 4A

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — With realignment in the fall, the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team’s closest opponent will now be 75 minutes away. Their farthest foe will be almost three hours away. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Featured Story - Home Slider, Football, News, Softball, Sports, Volleyball0 Comments

Burnet High School senior softball pitcher Makenzie Carpenter (seated) signs her national letter of intent to play for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette during a signing ceremony as her select team coach John Carpenter (standing, left), younger brother Seth, parents Amanda and Brian Carpenter and Burnet head softball coach Corey Bledsoe look on. Courtesy photo

Burnet pitcher Makenzie Carpenter signs with Louisiana-Lafayette

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Even when a younger Makenzie Carpenter was learning the sport of softball, people knew she had a special skill. As a child, the Burnet High School pitcher could easily locate her spots while maintaining velocity. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

J.D. Engler

J.D. Engler leaving game but not before making mark on local youth sports

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Friends weren’t surprised to learn J.D. Engler wanted to officially leave the Marble Falls Youth Baseball and Softball Association as quietly as executing a suicide squeeze. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Community, News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

Summer sports camps get youth in competitive shape

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Winning championships happens in the offseason. That’s the belief among coaches and athletes across the Highland Lakes. So to help athletes get better at sport-specific skills, area head coaches are offering summer sports camps and conditioning programs. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Featured Story - Home Slider, Football, News, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Volleyball0 Comments

Burnet softball falls to Needville in best-of-three series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GIDDINGS — The Burnet High School softball team ended its season to Needville in a best-of-three series in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs May 8-9. The Lady Dawgs (21-6-2 overall, 7-5 District 26-4A) lost the first game 11-1 in six innings and the last contest 2-1 in […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Lady Dawgs taking on ‘solid’ Needville in best-of-three series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Now that the Burnet High School softball team has captured its first bi-district championship, the Lady Dawgs are looking to add to the trophy case. But standing in the way are the Needville Bluejays, the District 28-4A champions. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Faith Academy of Marble Falls

Faith softball’s successful season back ends in bi-district loss

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls softball team’s season ended with an 8-2 loss to Baytown Christian Academy in a bi-district championship May 5 at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Burnet softball defeats Gonzales in bi-district championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BISTRO — The Burnet High School softball team’s historic season continued May 1 with a bi-district championship victory against Gonzales. The Lady Dawgs (20-4-2 overall, 7-5 District 26-4A) defeated the Apaches (14-16) 4-1 in Game 2 to clinch the best-of-three series. Burnet beat Gonzales 3-2 in Game 1 on April […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Faith Academy softball headed to playoffs after break from sport

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls softball team has qualified for the playoffs in its first season back since taking a break from the sport in 2006. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Lady Dawgs get program’s first playoff win in series vs. Gonzales

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CANYON LAKE — A 3-2 win against Gonzales on April 30 meant more than taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three bi-district series for the Burnet High School softball team. “It’s the first playoff win for this program,” Lady Dawgs head coach Corey Bledsoe said. “It’s awesome. I’m proud of our […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Burnet softball seeking first playoff win in program history

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After a three-year hiatus, the Burnet High School softball team has qualified for the playoffs and will try to win a postseason contest for the first time in the program’s history. The Lady Dawgs (18-4-2 overall, 8-2 co-District 25-4A champions) meet Gonzales (14-14, 7-5 in District 26-4A ) […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, Softball, Sports0 Comments

Lady Flames take the softball field for first time in years

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Faith Academy of Marble Falls relaunched an old sport Feb. 24 when the softball team took the field at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Softball, Sports0 Comments

Burnet softball holding clinic, Never-Ending Game on Jan. 31

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Softball lovers should color in Jan. 31 in green. The Burnet High School softball team has three events on that day benefitting the program. All events are at the Bulldog Diamonds softball field, 1000 The Green Mile. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Softball, Sports0 Comments

Spring teams to get recognition at Meet the Mustangs on Jan. 22

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Sports fans have a lot of fun at Meet the Mustangs in August, so the Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club decided to sponsor a second one for this school year. But this time, athletes participating in spring sports will be introduced. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Powerlifting, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track & Field0 Comments

Sign Up For Our Newsletter