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Burnet High School senior Marissa Escamilla signs her National Letter of Intent on Nov. 10 to play basketball for Tarleton State University. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet athletes Marissa Escamilla, Dalton Harned sign letters of intent

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Two Burnet High School seniors fulfilled childhood dreams to play collegiate sports Nov. 10 when they signed National Letters of Intent. (more…)

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Burnet hires baseball coach with strong record at Austin school

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — When Burnet High School head baseball coach Todd Doucet resigned to take the same position at Llano High School, it only took a couple of days to find his replacement, someone with several championships under his belt and glowing references. (more…)

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Matt Green snags coaches from Marble Falls, Burnet for Llano

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — Newly named Llano Independent School District athletic director Matt Green plucked three Marble Falls coaches and one Burnet coach to complement his Yellow Jackets staff. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior Steven Gallardo (seated, center) signs his letter of intent to play baseball for East Texas Baptist University surrounded by his mother, Tina, and father, Robert, along with Burnet High School athletics director Kurt Jones (standing, left), head baseball coach Todd Doucet, and offensive coordinator Jerod Rye. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Steven Gallardo changes course with East Texas Baptist signing

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet High School senior Steven Gallardo could have played college football. After all, he was having conversations with East Texas Baptist University football coaches when the Bulldog changed course and called the baseball coaching staff. (more…)

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Burnet High School alumnus Dustin Martin and his son, Jett, are enjoying the offseason after Martin finished the Mexican league baseball season with a World Series win. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet graduate’s walk-off homer wins Mexican league World Series game

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER TIJUANA, Mexico — The swing of one bat moved Burnet High School alumnus Dustin Martin from an elite baseball player to a legend for the Tijuana Toros. In the bottom of the ninth inning in the first game of the Mexican league World Series on Sept. 7, the Toros were […]

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Burnet High School senior pitcher Hunter Reagor (seated) signed to play baseball for the University of Houston at Victoria on May 26 as Burnet head baseball coach Todd Doucet (standing, left), mother Codi Reagor, grandfather Ken Reagor, grandmother Rhoda Schmidt, father Zachary Reagor and Burnet assistant baseball coach Steven Shipley looked on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet pitcher signs with University of Houston at Victoria

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Throughout the Burnet High School baseball season, anytime the Bulldogs needed a pitcher to deliver, they turned to senior Hunter Reagor. (more…)

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Burnet athletes go through summer conditioning

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Typically, participants of high school and middle school summer strength-and-conditioning programs have the week of July 4 off. But not the Burnet Bulldogs. (more…)

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Burnet baseball faces rain, tough Texans in bi-district loss

FROM STAFF REPORTS WIMBERLEY — The Burnet High School baseball season ended its season with a bi-district championship loss to Wimberley on May 8-9. The Bulldogs (14-11-2 overall, 5-4 District 25-4A) won the first game 3-0 on May 8 but lost a doubleheader 8-6 and 7-1 on May 9. (more…)

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Burnet baseball battles Wimberley in bi-district series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team has spent the past several days preparing for a rematch against Wimberley. But this time, the stakes are higher. The Bulldogs (13-9 overall, 5-4 District 25-4A) face the Texans (16-6, 10-2) in a best-of-three bi-district series that begins 7 p.m. May 8 […]

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Burnet High School senior pitcher Taylor Barksdale (center) signs his letter of intent to play for Temple College on April 30 as his parents, Russell and Mary Jane, look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet pitcher Taylor Barksdale signs with Temple College

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet High School senior pitcher Taylor Barksdale signed a letter of intent April 30 to play for Temple College for the 2015-16 school year. “It’s a good fit for me,” he said. “I love the atmosphere out there. It just felt like home; it felt comfortable.” (more…)

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It’s been a quiet but productive summer for Burnet athletics

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The first 30 days of the summer have been quieter than in past years for the athletic department at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District. (more…)

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Burnet native, Navy diversity recruiter has varied experience

AMANDA SULLIVAN • SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Not too many people can say they have performed at Carnegie Hall, played baseball at the Texas Rangers’ ballpark, turned wrenches on helicopters in the Army and then served as a surface warfare officer in the Navy. (more…)

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Burnet welcomes back winning coaches to guide baseball, middle school program

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Welcome back Todd Doucet and Jerod Rye. That’s how Burnet High School athletic director Kurt Jones described the re-hiring of two coaches who helped the Bulldogs earn a large portion of the trophy case in the past decade. (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 baseball season ends with bi-district loss to Alvarado

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team’s season ended with an 11-6 loss in Game 2 of a Class 3A bi-disrict best-of-three series against Alvarado on May 3. The Indians won the first game 3-2 on May 2. (more…)

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Burnet baseball takes on Alvarado, Llano plays Venus in first round of playoffs

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet and Llano high school baseball teams now know who they’ll be playing in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The Bulldogs (13-11-3 overall, 6-4 district), who enter as District 8-3A’s third-place team, play Alvarado (14-5, 9-3), District 7-3A’s runner-up. Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets […]

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Burnet baseball loses to Brownwood, finishes third

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BROWNWOOD — The Burnet High School baseball team lost 9-8 to Brownwood in eight innings April 22 to end its regular season. That means the Bulldogs (13-11-3 overall, 6-4 district) are third in District 8-3A, and Llano is the runner-up after a 4-3 loss to Liberty Hill in eight innings […]

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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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Llano baseball beats Burnet in second-place battle; Lady Dawgs win 7-1

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — As it should be, the contest between the Burnet and Llano baseball teams April 15 came down to the seventh inning in a battle for second place in District 8-3A. In the end, the Yellow Jackets (6-2 district) took advantage of two free bases to come back for […]

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Burnet High School senior catcher Joshua Thompson (left) listens to the conversation between head coach Steven Shipley and senior pitcher Shae Edmonds in the third inning of the Bulldogs' 12-5 loss to Liberty Hill on April 11. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet baseball falls out of first; softball loses

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team lost 12-5 to Liberty Hill in a District 8-3A game April 11. With the loss, Liberty Hill now has first place in district all to itself, and Burnet and Llano will be in a showdown for second place at 7 p.m. April […]

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Burnet baseball crushes Gatesville; softball loses 8-6

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GATESVILLE — The Burnet High School baseball team did to Gatesville what it was unable to do against Brownwood. Find the gap in crushing the Hornets 14-2 on April 8 to improve to 12-8-3 overall and 5-1 in District 8-3A. The Bulldogs lost their first district game 2-1 to Brownwood […]

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No goal out of reach for Burnet senior athlete Jeremy Ayers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In the showdown for first place in the District 8-3A baseball standings, a Liberty Hill player hit a ball to center field. Burnet senior outfielder Jeremy Ayers ran forward to get under it. But as he was watching the ball, he realized he was going the wrong direction. […]

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Burnet baseball loses first district game; Lady Dawgs fall to Brownwood

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team fell 2-1 to Brownwood on April 4 in its first District 8-3A loss. The Bulldogs (11-8-3 overall, 4-1 district) scored a run in the first inning, but the Lions (1-4) plated two in the second inning. One was unearned. (more…)

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Burnet baseball stays unbeaten in district; softball falls to Lampasas

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LAMPASAS — The Burnet High School baseball team remained atop the District 8-3A standings with a 4-0 win against Lampasas on March 28. The Bulldogs (11-7-3 overall, 4-0 district) scored a run in the third inning, two in the fifth and five in the sixth. In all, Burnet recorded nine […]

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Burnet baseball edges Llano 10-9; softball wins 12-1

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A double play ended a wild game with the Burnet High School baseball team getting a 10-9 win against Llano on March 25 in District 8-3A action. After the Yellow Jackets took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Bulldogs (10-7-3 overall, 3-0 district) responded with six runs in […]

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Burnet baseball remains undefeated in district; softball falls to Liberty Hill

FROM STAFF REPORTS LIBERTY HILL — The Burnet High School baseball team defeated Liberty Hill 5-4 on March 21 to stay undefeated in District 8-3A. The Bulldogs (9-7-3 overall, 2-0 district) trailed 2-1 after the first inning and 3-1 in the fifth. (more…)

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