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Lady Dawgs assistant receives statewide coaching honor

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Texas high school basketball coaches consider Burnet High School’s Lacy Parker among the Lone Star State’s best. (more…)

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Lady Dawgs Brinkley, Greenwell to play college basketball

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School girls basketball players Paris Brinkley and Trynadee Greenwell are taking their skills to the next level. (more…)

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Burnet High School girls basketball player Emma Lewis (seated) signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball at Southwestern University in Georgetown during a ceremony April 12 at Burnet High School with Lady Dawg coaches Lacy Parker (standing, left), head coach Rick Gates, and Chelsea Sivells. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Stat-loving Emma Lewis of Burnet beats odds with signing

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO For someone who loves statistics, Burnet High School girls’ basketball player Emma Lewis never considered the odds of playing in college. Nevertheless, she signed a National Letter of Intent on April 12 to play at Southwestern University in Georgetown. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team received bronze medals from the Class 4A state tournament after the Lady Dawgs lost 49-44 to Sour Lake's Hardin-Jefferson High School on March 1 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Ludecke Photography

Buzzer sounds on Lady Dawgs’ history-making season

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Needing a 3-pointer to send the Class 4A semifinal contest against Sour Lake’s Hardin-Jefferson on March 1 into overtime, the Burnet High School girls basketball team broke its final huddle to step back on the floor with a touch over 30 seconds remaining. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team with head coach Rick Gates celebrated winning the Class 4A Region IV championship against Liberty Hill. The 52-36 victory put the Lady Dawgs in the state basketball tournament for the first time in school history. Photo courtesy of Shannon Robison

Burnet fans get in line to witness Lady Dawgs basketball history

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet High School girls basketball team will make history Friday when they play in the Texas University Interscholastic League state championship tournament for the first time. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team won the Class 4A Region IV tournament by defeating Liberty Hill 52-36 in the final and Beeville Jones 44-31 in a regional semifinal. The Lady Dawgs will play in the Class 4A state tournament for the first time in program history. Courtesy photo

Lady Dawgs in state basketball tournament for first time

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The two best high school girls basketball teams in District 27-4A squared off for the third time with a trip to the Class 4A state tournament on the line. This time, the team sent home packing was dressed in Liberty Hill purple, not Burnet green. (more…)

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Burnet sophomore shooting guard Cam Allison splits the Boerne High School defense of freshman point guard Rashawn Galloway and senior forward Hunter Isenhart in an attempt to score during the Bulldogs’ 49-41 loss to the Greyhounds in a bi-district championship Feb. 19. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet girls basketball advances as boys’ season ends

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One Burnet High School basketball team is moving on as the other squad’s season ends. The Lady Dawgs (29-7 overall, 8-2 District 24-4A) crushed El Campo (32-3, 12-0 District 25-4A) 67-43 during a regional quarterfinal game in Smithville, while the Bulldogs (19-14, 5-5) fell to Boerne High School (24-11, 9-1 District […]

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Burnet High School junior guard Caitlynne Graves fights for the ball with Smithville senior guard Taaylor Beasley during the Lady Dawgs’ 64-48 win in the area round of the Class 4A girls basketball playoffs Feb. 15. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Late baskets, defense key in Lady Dawgs’ area-round victory

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Key baskets and tenacious defense in the final minutes propelled the Burnet High School girls basketball team to a 64-48 victory over Smithville on Feb. 15 in the area round of the playoffs at Round Rock High School. (more…)

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Burnet Bulldogs open basketball playoffs against Boerne

Burnet Bulldogs open basketball playoffs against Boerne

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story had the tipoff for the Feb. 19 game at 7 p.m. It is actually 6 p.m.   STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Two evenly matched teams face off in a battle of wills to begin the Class 4A boys basketball tournament Tuesday, Feb. 19. (more…)

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Faith, Burnet, Marble Falls girls basketball teams in playoffs

Faith, Burnet, Marble Falls girls basketball teams in playoffs

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The middle of February signals the start of the high school playoffs for three area girls basketball teams. (more…)

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Lady Dawgs’ season ends in double-OT loss to China Spring

Lady Dawgs’ season ends in double-OT loss to China Spring

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BELTON — Going into its Class 4A regional quarterfinals contest against China Spring on Feb. 20, the Burnet High School girls basketball team had prepared to face an opponent that featured outstanding guards. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team poses with its golden trophy for winning the area championship against Fairfield on Feb. 16. Courtesy photo

Lady Dawgs beat Fairfield in area championship; China Spring next

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LORENA — The Burnet High School girls basketball team took a five-point lead against Fairfield and turned it into a lopsided 50-33 victory in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs Feb. 16. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team is all smiles after crushing Smithville 62-28 on Feb. 13 for a bi-district championship. The Lady Dawgs, who finished second in District 19-4A, will face Fairfield in the area round of the playoffs at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Lorena High School. Courtesy photo

Lady Dawgs put on defensive showcase in bi-district win against Smithville

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO ROUND ROCK — The Burnet High School girls basketball team steamrolled Smithville 62-28 to secure a bi-district championship Feb. 13. (more…)

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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 High School offensive line coach Eddy Parker demonstrates the proper way to perform a deadlift at the Burnet High School fieldhouse weight room for Grant Jones and Luke Hudgins (right) as his wife, Lacy Parker, a girls basketball and track coach, looks on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

‘Big Eddy’ back in Burnet; line coach and wife return to alma mater

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Even as he sat down to pour glasses of chocolate milk for Burnet student-athletes after a morning of strength-and-conditioning workouts, it’s hard to miss Eddy Parker. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior guard Izzy Ramon readies to sign her letter of intent to play for Arlington Baptist College as Lady Dawgs assistant coach Chelsea Sivells (standing, left), mother Tammy Ybarra, and Burnet head coach David Schubert look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Izzy Ramon to play basketball for Arlington Baptist

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Shortly after Burnet High School senior guard Izzy Ramon met her new Lady Dawgs coach, David Schubert, she told him her dream was to play college basketball. However, she didn’t think she had the qualities colleges look for in a prospect. (more…)

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Ex-Burnet Bulldogs to coach girls basketball, offensive line

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Some familiar faces will grace the sidelines of Burnet High School as coaches next school year. One is simply switching from one locker room to the other, while two others are returning home. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior Drew Kiser signs his letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Texas-Dallas with his high school head coach and father, Roy Kiser (standing, left), younger brother, Luke, and mother, Gina, looking on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Drew Kiser to play basketball at UT-Dallas

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Just like his dad and high school coach, Burnet High School senior Drew Kiser will play college basketball. Kiser signed his letter of intent to play for the University of Texas-Dallas on April 26. (more…)

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Burnet husband-wife coaching duo leaving for East Texas

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School Lady Dawgs coaches David and Casey Schubert are heading to East Texas. The couple have accepted positions at Avinger Independent School District. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior basketball player Haley Fieseler (center) signs her national letter of intent Nov. 9 with her parents, Lori and Joel Fieseler, by her side. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Haley Fieseler to play basketball at Tarleton State

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior basketball player Haley Fieseler signed her national letter of intent Nov. 9, the first day of the early signing period, to play at Tarleton State University. (more…)

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Seasons end for Lady Dawgs, Bulldogs with playoff losses

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER KINGSVILLE — The Burnet High School girls basketball season’s incredible ride ended in a 55-42 loss to Boerne High at the Class 4A Region IV semifinals Feb. 26. The Lady Dawgs (20-14) knocked off three state-ranked teams in the playoffs. (more…)

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The Burnet High School girls basketball team celebrates its 77-66 win over Brazosport on Feb. 23. Courtesy photo

Lady Dawgs earn spot in regionals with win over Brazosport

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BRENHAM — Before the Burnet High School girls basketball team faced Brazosport on Feb. 23 for a spot in the Class 4A Region IV tournament, the Lady Dawgs first had to overcome bus trouble on their way to the gym. But that and the Exporters (28-6) didn’t stop the Lady […]

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Burnet boys’ quick start leads to bi-district championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SPRING BRANCH — A dominant first half propelled the Burnet High School boys basketball team to a 63-53 victory against Navarro for a bi-district championship Feb. 23. The Bulldogs (18-11) led 21-13 after the first quarter and 39-22 at the half. (more…)

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Lady Dawgs defeat unbeaten and ranked Wharton in second round

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LA GRANGE — Burnet High School girls basketball coach Doug Messer summed up the Lady Dawgs’ 57-49 win over Wharton in the second round of the playoffs in one word: Wow. Wow is right, considering the Lady Tigers (31-1) hadn’t lost a single game and were ranked No. 9 in […]

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Burnet girls basketball beats Navarro for bi-district title

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BUDA — An early six-point deficit Feb. 17 only fueled the Burnet High School girls basketball team to its seventh bi-district championship in the past eight years. The Lady Dawgs (18-13, 7-3 in District 25-4A) beat Navarro 52-42 thanks to a 15-1 run to end the first period. (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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