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New First Baptist Christian School coach has several tricks up his sleeve

New First Baptist Christian School coach has several tricks up his sleeve

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Don’t be surprised to see new First Baptist Christian School basketball coach Corey Burnette perform a few trick shots during his clinic Friday, June 30. (more…)

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Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Zane Lewis remembers as a youth avoiding bad habits because of the advice of his coach. “My coach told me if I started smoking that I wouldn’t be able to run as fast, and I wouldn’t be able to breathe, so I didn’t smoke because I really enjoyed […]

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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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Marble Falls ISD Special Olympians taking a shot at basketball title

Marble Falls ISD Special Olympians taking a shot at basketball title

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Gavin Smith holds the basketball under his arm. He’s looking at one of his players, Taylor Johnson, at the top of the key. Between them stands Jonathan Estrada, who is several inches taller than Taylor. But Smith isn’t concerned about Taylor beating him to the net, not just […]

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Calling games is more than a job for local officials

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The sounds of bouncing basketballs, squeaky shoes, cheers and jeers reverberate through high school gymnasiums during the season. (more…)

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Marble Falls coach Kelly Clark inducted into Angelo State Hall of Honor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Middle School teacher and coach Kelly Clark said her induction into the Angelo State University Athletics Hall of Honor is not the result of the countless hours of practice or the numerous jump shots she made in her backyard as a youth. (more…)

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3-on-3 basketball tourney to help send Smoking for Jesus youth group on mission

MARBLE FALLS — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament fundraiser will be conducted by the Youth Ablaze 4 Jesus Christ, the youth group of Smoking for Jesus Ministry. (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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Texas Tech’s Tubby Smith speaks to Horseshoe Bay Sports Club

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Texas Tech University men’s head basketball coach Tubby Smith said he believes the NCAA will change in the coming months because of lawsuits and the financial situation of many athletes. (more…)

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Texas AD Steve Patterson talks Longhorns at Horseshoe Bay Sports Club

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — The eyes of the members of the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club were squarely on University of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson on Feb. 12. Patterson, who has been on the job since Nov. 7, was the featured speaker at the club’s regular meeting. (more…)

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Marble Falls Special Olympics athletes training for upcoming contests

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — It’s just another basketball practice. Coaches put groups of student-athletes through various drills on different parts of the court. Coach Devin Wuest works with a group near the basket on the south side of the court. Gavin Smith goes over some dribbling drills with several more athletes […]

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Central Texas Rhythm semipro basketball team making Marble Falls its home for games

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Central Texas Rhythm semiprofessional basketball team was already holding its practices in Marble Falls. So after the team held two successful fundraisers in town, administrators decided to make Marble Falls the squad’s home for games. “What made the decision for me was the benefit we did […]

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Central Texas Rhythm basketball team holding benefit game in Marble Falls for Dell Children’s center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Central Texas Rhythm, a semi-professional team in the United Basketball League, will play an intersquad scrimmage Oct. 26 to benefit the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. “We have to be thankful for what we have so we can continue to do what we’re doing,” […]

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Picayune Sports — Former Lady Mustang passing on lessons as coach

Former Lady Mustang passing on lessons as coach

Marble Falls High School graduate Ashley Laughlin is now teaching students some of the things she learned as a Lady Mustang. (more…)

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