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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…)

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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 […]

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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…)

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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…)

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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 […]

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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…)

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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 […]

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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 ) […]

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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…)

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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…)

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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…)

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Upgrades to Llano ISD athletic facilities delayed due to cost

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Facilities upgrades for the Llano High School athletic department will not be ready for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year, athletic director Craig Slaughter announced Oct. 17. That includes the new baseball and softball fields that were projected to be ready by the 2015 season, which begins […]

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Kickball tournament benefiting Marble Falls softball team Oct. 18

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Fall Kickball Co-ed Tournament benefiting the Marble Falls High School softball team is Oct. 18. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. at Scearce Softball Field, 2101 Mustang Drive. The cost is $15 a player. (more…)

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Marble Falls softball all-stars gain World Series experience

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LUBBOCK — The Marble Falls Youth Baseball-Softball Association’s 12-and-under softball all-stars finished 1-5 at a World Series on July 14-19. Marble Falls’ only win came against Buffalo Valley Blast, 10-6. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Youth Baseball-Softball Association's 12U All-Star softball team is heading to the Pony League Softball World Series in Lubbock on July 14-19. The team is raising money for the trip. The athletes are planning to set up booths at the Marble Falls Walmart where people can pick out baked goods for a donation July 12-13. The All-Star team consists of head coach Bubba Briggs (back, left), coach Matt Lockner, Adriana Garza, Kamryn Preece, Lindy Grubbs, Jaelyn Franco, Emily Briggs, Emily Norton, coach Carl Schwope, Kristina Macias (front row, left), Monica Gonzales, Tapenga Macias, Lyndsey Schwope and Hailey Lockner. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls softball all-stars are headed to World Series

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — With the rest of the season behind them, a cadre of Marble Falls girls are now preparing to take on the nation. “This is big,” said Teresa Macias, a team mother. “It’s a unique opportunity for them to be on the national stage.” (more…)

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Llano ISD drawing up plans for new baseball, softball fields

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Officials continue to meet to talk about the design of the new baseball and softball fields to be built at Llano High School. The fields are part of the $33 million bond voters approved weeks ago. “We’ll start (construction) in a couple of weeks,” athletic director Craig Slaughter […]

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Marble Falls softball players pick up all-state honors

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School soon-to-be graduates Tyler Oppenheim and Amanda Thomas have picked up two more postseason honors. Oppenheim was named to the Class 4A all-state softball team of the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Thomas is an alternate for the team. (more…)

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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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Full lineup of Highland Lakes sports camps

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Highland Lakes youngsters wanting to improve their fundamentals in specific sports will have plenty of opportunities throughout June and July. Several high school coaching staffs will be conducting camps for incoming third- through ninth-graders. (more…)

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Baseball and softball returning to Faith Academy lineup

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The athletic department at Faith Academy of Marble Falls will add a couple of diamonds to their gridiron and gymnasium. Athletic director Jessie Crow announced the school will bring back baseball and softball starting in the 2014-2015 school year. (more…)

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Marble Falls baseball, softball awards handed out

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School baseball and softball teams celebrated the 2013-2014 season with their annual awards ceremony May 21. Each athlete received a certificate of participation. (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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Burnet and Marble Falls softball players to compete in Austin area all-star game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Burnet and Marble Falls high school senior softball players Ashleigh Glover and Tyler Oppenheim are the latest of a line of Burnet County athletes who have been selected to play in the Greater Austin Area All-Star Game. The contest is 7 p.m. June 11 at Austin Westlake, […]

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Burnet softball players make all-District 8-3A team

BURNET — The softball coaches of District 8-3A announced members of the all-district teams for the 2014 season. Burnet senior shortstop Ashleigh Glover was named the district’s co-Defensive Player of the Year, sharing the honor with Liberty Hill third baseman Lynsey Mitchell. (more…)

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Burnet baseball stays one game behind Llano after beating Lampasas

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team took care of Lampasas 8-1 on April 18 to stay a game behind Llano in the District 8-3A standings. The Yellow Jackets (12-12 overall, 7-2 district) defeated Brownwood 6-5 on April 18. (more…)

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Marble Falls softball ends season in close loss to Dripping Springs

DRIPPING SPRINGS — Though the Marble Falls High School softball team knew it didn’t qualify for the playoffs — while Dripping Springs did — the Lady Mustangs weren’t going to lose to the Lady Tigers without a fight in a District 25-4A match April 18. In the end, Dripping Springs (9-3 district) scored enough for […]

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