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Burnet baseball begins district with win; softball dominates Gatesville

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team began District 8-3A play with a 7-3 win against Gatesville on March 20. “We’re a game ahead,” Bulldogs head coach Stephen Shipley said. “We’re not going to take any district games for granted.” The Bulldogs (8-7-3 overall, 1-0 district) trailed 3-0 in […]

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Burnet baseball sweeps Graham in doubleheader

FROM STAFF REPORTS BROWNWOOD — The Burnet High School baseball team swept Graham 3-2 and 12-2 in a doubleheader March 12. In Game 1, Graham scored in the bottom of the first inning, but the Bulldogs answered by plating a run in the third, fourth and sixth innings. In all, Burnet recorded 10 hits but […]

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Late runs put Taylor over Burnet baseball; district begins March 18

FROM STAFF REPORTS TAYLOR — The Burnet High School baseball team lost 6-5 to Taylor on March 6 in a non-district match. “Anytime we play a close game that puts pressure on us to perform, we get better, regardless of the outcome of the game,” Bulldogs head coach Stephen Shipley said. “But we would feel a […]

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Burnet baseball coach Jose Sierra resigns

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — High school head baseball coach Jose Sierra resigned from the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District on March 5, effective immediately. Athletic director Kurt Jones confirmed the change, adding Sierra cited personal reasons. “He felt like it was best to do that,” he said. (more…)

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Burnet softball fourth at tournament; Bulldogs go 2-1-2

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF TAYLOR — The Burnet High School softball team finished fourth at the Taylor Tournament on Feb. 27 and March 1. The Lady Dawgs (11-4) defeated Austin Hyde Park 7-2, Jarrell 13-0, Taylor 4-3 and Austin McCallum 5-0 but lost 6-5 to Robinson and 9-4 to Giddings. (more…)

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Burnet baseball gets 3-1 win against Wimberley

BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team defeated Wimberley 3-1 on Feb. 25. “Big team win,” head coach Jose Sierra said. “I was very proud of the way we battled given the conditions, fog, and the grass was very wet.” (more…)

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Burnet baseball, new coach start season with win vs. Fredericksburg

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Jose Sierra era of Burnet High School baseball began with a 6-1 win against Fredericksburg on Feb. 17. “We played well across the board: defensively, offensively, and pitching looked great,” the new head coach said. “I feel like our team stood out the most in our situational hitting.” (more…)

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Burnet baseball winding up for solid season

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After the first day of opening practice Jan. 24 was postponed because of icy weather, members of the Burnet High School baseball team celebrated the official start of the 2014 season with an intersquad scrimmage the next day. First-year head coach Jose Sierra, who is in his fourth […]

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Burnet softball and baseball clinics offer sneak peek at future Dawgs

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The girls were bundled up in sweatshirts, caps and ear covers, but their concentration was on Burnet High School head softball coach Corey Bledsoe. He demonstrated the proper way to throw a ball, field a ball and hit a ball. Then he asked about 12 of his Lady […]

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Burnet High School holding baseball and softball clinics

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Members of the Burnet High School baseball and softball teams will hold clinics for elementary-aged children Jan. 25 at Bulldog Diamonds on the high school campus, 1000 The Green Mile. A softball clinic for girls in the fifth grade and younger will begin at 10 a.m. Cost is $20 per […]

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Burnet athletics receives about $30,000 in donations for Bulldog Diamond

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School athletics department received two items on its wish list that will benefit Bulldog Diamonds thanks to the generosity of two anonymous donors. “I think there’s a blessing that there are people in the community who have a passion for Burnet athletes and helping young […]

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Burnet High School senior catcher Joshua Thompson (seated) signs his letter of intent to play for Abilene Christian University during a signing ceremony Nov. 14 attended by Burnet High School head baseball coach Jose Sierra (standing, left), parents Tamara and Roy Thompson, and Hill Country Hooks coach Dustin Shaffer. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet baseball player to play for Abilene Christian University

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After one visit, Burnet High School senior catcher Joshua Thompson knew he found his next team: Abilene Christian University. He signed his letter of intent during a ceremony Nov. 14. (more…)

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Burnet baseball beats Marble Falls in summer league doubleheader

Burnet High School catcher Austin Moore (center) signs the pitch he wants thrown during the first game of a summer baseball league doubleheader against Marble Falls on June 20. The Bulldogs won both contests, 4-3 and 6-4. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

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Burnet baseball picks new head coach from current staff

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School baseball team will have a new head coach next season. Jose Sierra has accepted the position after being the assistant coach for three years. (more…)

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Burnet baseball’s late-inning rally falls short against Brownwood

FROM STAFF REPORTS BROWNWOOD — The Burnet High School baseball team lost to Brownwood 7-3 on April 5. The Lions are now in second place in District 8-3A standings, while the Bulldogs drop to third. (more…)

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Mistakes lead to Burnet baseball loss against Liberty Hill

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — To Burnet High School baseball coach Tim Perkins, the reason for the Bulldogs’ 2-1 loss to Liberty Hill on March 22 came down to one thing: mental errors. (more…)

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Mustangs hold on for rivalry win against Burnet

BURNET — The Marble Falls High School baseball team hung on for a 4-2 win against Burnet on March 8. (more…)

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