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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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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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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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The Burnet High School mixed-doubles team of Price Carpenter (left) and Hailey Wilson are wearing their bronze medals they won at the Class 3A state tournament April 29. Courtesy photo

Burnet tennis duo takes third at state tourney

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE COLLEGE STATION — Three years ago, Hailey Wilson and Price Carpenter met at a United States Tennis Association event in College Station. At that time, neither could have imagined what they would accomplish together when Wilson moved with her family to Burnet. (more…)

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The 2015 Faith Academy of Marble Falls tennis team includes Ariel Blaylock (front row, left), Brandi Kuhlmann, Luke Hering, Clay Cozby; Sean Lavoie (back row, left), Alec Gonzales, Reagan Vaughn and Rich Coleman. Not pictured are Chase Muller, Matthew Weagant, Teresa Bennett and Nathaniel Moses. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy tennis takes third at state tourney

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HEWITT — A state-champion boys doubles team, a silver medalist in girls singles and third place in boys doubles wasn’t enough to help Faith Academy of Marble Falls win the Class 2A state title in the overall team standings April 24. The Flames finished third in the overall team standings […]

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Marble Falls tennis complex named in honor of Charlie and Nancy Herrington

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The presentations took longer than the vote. The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees took less than 10 seconds to unanimously approve renaming the tennis facility at the high school the Charlie and Nancy Herrington Tennis Center during its regular board meeting April 21. The […]

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Marble Falls girls tennis duo goes 1-1 at regional tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School doubles team of Hanna Dockery and Madison Dyer finished 1-1 at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15. The two posted an overall record of 17-4 for the season.  (more…)

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Marble Falls High School girls doubles partners Madison Dyer (left) and Hannah Dockery show the silver medals they captured for reaching the finals of the District 25-4A tournament April 2-3. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls tennis duo advances to regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School girls doubles team of Hannah Dockery and Madison Dyer was the runner-up in the District 25-4A tournament April 3. The duo, who began the district tournament seeded No. 2, will play at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15-16 at the […]

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Lessons from Charlie Herrington went beyond the tennis court

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE COMMUNITY MARBLE FALLS — After a celebratory dinner with family for winning the District 25-4A crown in girls doubles in 2010, then-Marble Falls High School players Devon Dockery and Kyleigh Ann Futrell ended the evening by paying a visit to Hidden Falls Country Club tennis pro Charlie Herrington. Herrington had been […]

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Marble Falls tennis duo wins Mason tourney

Marble Falls High School girls doubles-team partners Hannah Dockery (left) and Madison Dyer captured first place at the Mason Tournament on March 28-29. The Lady Mustangs, along with head coach Jeff Savage (center), dedicated the tournament to longtime tennis pro Charlie Herrington, who died March 26. All three took private lessons from Herrington. The mixed-doubles […]

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Burnet tennis beats St. Michael’s

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team defeated Austin St. Michael’s 11-6 on March 18. Many Bulldogs contributed to the overall match scores in both singles and doubles. (more…)

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Former NFL player Doug English to speak to Marble Falls athletic boosters

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Recent Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductee and former NFL player Doug English will be the special speaker at the next meeting of the Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club. “(English) is one of the all-time greats,” said Todd Dodge, the Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director. […]

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Burnet High School varsity team members Cable Anders (left), Luke Webb, Hailey Wilson and Price Carpenter finished second in boys doubles and mixed doubles at the Copperas Cove Spring Break Invitational on March 7. Courtesy photo

Burnet tennis duo places second at Copperas Cove

FROM STAFF REPORTS COPPERAS COVE — Burnet High School tennis players participated in the Copperas Cove Spring Break Invitational on March 7. In mixed doubles, the team of Price Carpenter and Hailey Wilson posted a 2-1 record to finish in second place. (more…)

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Burnet, Marble Falls tennis players compete in weekend tournaments

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team competed in matches against Faith Academy of Marble Falls on Feb. 27 and at the Austin Akins Tournament on Feb. 28. At Akins, the Bulldogs finished in the top three of the mixed-doubles division, which drew 12 teams. The Burnet doubles team of Price […]

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Marble Falls tennis player third in singles at Mason Shootout

FROM STAFF REPORTS MASON — The Marble Falls High School tennis team competed in the Mason Shootout tournament Feb. 14-15. Senior Mike Stripling finished third in boys singles. But perhaps the most interesting part of the tournament occurred during the semifinals when Stripling faced Abilene High’s No. 1 player. The Eagles are regarded as having […]

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Strong bond keeps Marble Falls ‘Striplets’ together, no matter where road goes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — They are known as “the Striplets” in the halls of Marble Falls High School and have been making headlines since the day they were born. But to family members, they are simply Mike, Ben and Sarah Stripling, seniors at Marble Falls High School, who are scholars, leaders […]

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Vegas by the River helps Roddick tennis center, Highland Lakes Elementary

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE GRANITE SHOALS — Tickets are on sale for Vegas by the River, a fundraiser benefitting the Roddick Foundation Tennis Center and the Highland Lakes Elementary School after-school youth tennis program. The event is 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive in Marble Falls.  (more…)

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Vegas by the River event raising money for Roddick tennis center in Granite Shoals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — The date for third annual Vegas by the River fundraiser benefitting the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation Tennis Center has been set for Nov. 23 It is 6:30 p.m. at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista in Marble Falls. The casino will open at 7 p.m. Dave Holder, the […]

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Burnet tennis beats Gatesville to end team season

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team ended its first season in team tennis with a win against Gatesville on Oct. 4. (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis team rallies for back-to-back wins; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against […]

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Marble Falls tennis rallies for victories; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against […]

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Horseshoe Bay Resort staff developing love of tennis in young students

            PHOTO 1:  Aland Price, the Horseshoe Bay Resort head tennis pro, shows students the proper way to hit a backhand. Price and Stallard are offering a Junior Development Program for three weeks for all ages on Sept. 23, Oct. 21 and Nov. 18. The cost is $70 for all […]

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Marble Falls tennis loses to Leander in district contest

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team lost to Leander 9-10 on Sept. 17. The Mustangs were a match behind with two matches left to play but couldn’t recover. The top two Marble Falls boys were out because of health reasons. (more…)

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TENNIS ROUNDUP: Marble Falls beats Vista Ridge; Burnet-Liberty Hill reschedule

Marble Falls def. Vista Ridge 10-4 CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School tennis team earned its first win of the District 25-4A team tennis season. The Mustangs defeated Cedar Park Vista Ridge 10-4 on Sept. 10. “Team played hard and executed better shots, especially at the net,” Marble Falls head coach Jeff Savage […]

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Marble Falls tennis team falls to Leander Rouse in district competition

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team began the District 25-4A team tennis competition with a 3-10 loss to Leander Rouse on Sept. 6. Marble Falls (0-1) picked up wins in girls doubles by Madison Dyer and Hanna Dockery and AnneClaire McCannon and Savannah Vincent and in girls singles […]

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