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Marble Falls graduates Alec Oberle (left) and Bryce Murphy and Burnet graduates Tyler Torres and Seth Carpenter will play on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes blue team in an all-star football game June 15. Faith Academy of Marble Falls graduate Cabot Booth will play on the gold team.

FCA all-star football game on June 15 features Highland Lakes players and coaches

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — While the Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star football game is the main event, the days leading up to the contest have been filled with highlights for the players and their coaches. (more…)

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Burnet 7-on-7 football team returning to state tournament after strong qualifier

Burnet 7-on-7 football team returning to state tournament after strong qualifier

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — After a one-year hiatus, the Burnet High School 7-on-7 football team is back at the Division II state tournament thanks to a strong showing during the Fredericksburg State Qualifying Tournament. (more…)

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Former Burnet High School athlete and ex-NFL receiver Jordan Shipley enjoys a laugh during the April 9 gathering of the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club. Shipley, who was the guest speaker, shared his football memories stretching back to his high school years and culminating with his professional career. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Former Burnet standout Jordan Shipley’s goal is to not be known for football

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO HORSESHOE BAY — Jordan Shipley attributes his success in football to two unlikeliest objects: couch cushions. He recounted this story as a guest speaker during the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club gathering April 9. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior defensive lineman Seth Carpenter (left) signs his National Letter of Intent on Feb. 16 to play college football for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor as parents Amanda and Brian Carpenter look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Seth Carpenter to play football for Mary Hardin-Baylor

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — In signing his National Letter of Intent on Feb. 16, Burnet High School senior defensive lineman Seth Carpenter kept intact the family tradition of playing college sports. (more…)

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The Burnet-Marble Falls football series will continue in 2018 and 2019. The two teams agreed to play each other in week two of the season. Burnet has won the past three consecutive meetings and leads the overall series 52-41-10. The two teams will see some changes in their districts starting next season after the UIL announced realignment Feb. 1. File photo

UIL has changes (and surprises) for Marble Falls, Burnet, and Llano sports districts

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League revealed several surprises during its realignment announcements Feb. 1 for new districts beginning with the 2018-19 school year that affect Marble Falls, Burnet, and Llano high schools.  (more…)

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Burnet High School senior receiver Sterling Galban (middle) throws up his guns after signing a National Letter of Intent on Dec. 20 to play for Texas Tech University. Parents Kim (to his left) and Dee (to his right) celebrate with him. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Sterling Galban signs with Texas Tech; has chance to start

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — When Burnet High School senior receiver Sterling Galban committed to Texas Tech University to play football, he summed up the reason in four words. (more…)

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Burnet’s Michael Rodriguez goes nose to nose with Waco La Vega’s Alex Gomez during the game Nov. 10. The Pirates capped off a perfect regular season with the 63-3 win over the Bulldogs. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Waco La Vega captures district title with 63-3 win over Burnet

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — The visiting Waco La Vega Pirates showed why they are one of the top-ranked 4A teams in the state and, now, the District 13-4A Division I champions as they routed the Burnet Bulldogs 63-3 on Nov. 10. (more…)

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Burnet’s Ian Carter finds running room during the Bulldogs’ game against the Lampasas Badgers on Nov. 3. The Bulldogs end their season at home Nov. 10 against District 13-4A Division I champion Waco La Vega. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet faces district champion Waco La Vega in last game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — The Burnet High School football team hosts District 13-4A Division I champion Waco La Vega to end its regular season Friday, Nov. 10. (more…)

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Burnet’s Ian Carter finds running room during the Bulldogs’ game against the Lampasas Badgers on Nov. 3. The Badgers won 51-35. Burnet closes out the season on Friday, Nov. 10, when they host Waco La Vega. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet can’t overcome early Lampasas lead in 51-35 district loss

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON LAMPASAS — The Lampasas Badgers jumped out to a 23-6 lead in the first half and despite a valiant effort by the Burnet Bulldogs in the second half, the initial Lampasas lead was too much to overcome as the Badgers went on to win, 51-35. (more…)

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The Burnet Bulldogs are on the road against the Lampasas Badgers on Nov. 3. Both teams are looking for their first District 13-4A Division I win. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

On the road against Lampasas, Burnet still looking for first district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — The Burnet High School football team is seeking its first District 13-4A Division I victory this season against a team with one of the best home-field advantages in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Burnet High School quarterback Chandler Galban gets some good protection from his line as he sends a pass downfield against the Liberty Hill Panthers during a Friday, Oct. 27, matchup. The Panthers upended the Bulldogs 59-14. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Liberty Hill rolls over Burnet Bulldogs, 59-14

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — It was a tough and cold night for the Burnet Bulldogs as they faced their Texas 29 rivals, the Liberty Hill Panthers in a District 13-4A Division I contest. (more…)

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Looking for first district win, Burnet hosts Liberty Hill

Looking for first district win, Burnet hosts Liberty Hill

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones summed up the importance of this week’s District 13-4A Division I home game against Liberty Hill. “We know every week in district, you have to go win,” Jones said. (more…)

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Burnet strikes first, but then it’s all Gatesville in 47-7 win over Bulldogs

Burnet strikes first, but then it’s all Gatesville in 47-7 win over Bulldogs

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON GATESVILLE — The Burnet Bulldogs defense made an important stand late in the first half to force the Gatesville Hornets to settle for a field goal, and the two teams went into the half with the Hornets leading 17-7. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior receiver Blaine Burkhalter runs through a hole during the Bulldogs’ 42-16 loss to China Spring on Oct. 13. Burnet is looking to bounce back in a District 13-4A Division I game against Gatesville on Oct. 20. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Burnet up against state-ranked Gatesville and its big offensive line

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — For the past three years, the winner of the Burnet-Gatesville football game has advanced to the playoffs. Last year, the District 13-4A Division I contest couldn’t have been closer with the Bulldogs prevailing 38-35 in double overtime. (more…)

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Llano High School senior kicker Diego Garcia gets warmed up while senior holder Gage Cox holds the football. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

High school kicker job requires more than a strong leg

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Kicker isn’t a position most fans think about until they trot on the field to attempt a field goal in the final seconds for a win. Fortunately for fans, most head coaches don’t think that way, including Kurt Jones of Burnet High School and Matt Green of Llano High […]

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Burnet falls to China Spring 42-16

Burnet falls to China Spring 42-16

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — For the Burnet Bulldogs, Friday the 13th’s chills didn’t include Jason Voorhees but a big dose of Cayden Johnson, Erik Hart, and Brayden Mathis, and a dash of Tyrick James. (more…)

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With Llano Yellow Jackets in pursuit, Burnet’s Chandler Galban picks up some yardage during the first half of the two squads’ Sept. 29 game. The Bulldogs have a bye this week and return to action Oct. 13 against China Spring to start District 13-4A Division I play. Photo by Glenn Morris/FTMOG.com

Burnet Bulldogs back to basics on bye week before district starts

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — The Burnet High School football team’s schedule has an open date Oct. 6, but the Bulldogs haven’t taken the week off. In fact, Burnet (4-1, 0-0 District 13-4A Division I) has been practicing the three elements head coach Kurt Jones believes separates wins from losses: blocking, tackling, and taking […]

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With Llano Yellow Jackets in pursuit, Burnet’s Chandler Galban picks up some yardage during the first half of the squads’ Sept. 29 game at Bulldog Field. Burnet won 31-21. Photo by Glenn Morris/FTMOG.com

After defensive first half, Burnet turns it up for 31-21 win over Llano

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — With 45 seconds left in the first half, and little or nothing to show offensively for the first 23 minutes and 15 seconds, it looked like the Burnet Bulldogs would head into the locker room in a 0-0 tie with the Llano Yellow Jacket on homecoming. (more…)

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Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones (center) talks of the importance of running with a purpose during team practices. The Bulldogs host the Llano Yellow Jackets on Sept. 29 on homecoming. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1000 The Green Mile in Burnet. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet hosts ‘very good’ Llano squad for homecoming

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones smiled at the irony as he thought about this week’s homecoming opponent, the Llano Yellow Jackets. (more…)

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The 2017 Burnet High School homecoming court includes Lyndsi Woods (back row, left), Chelsea Juhnke, Julyssa Silva, Maria Lopez, Alyssa Arnold; Ellett Vann (front row, left), Reid Dalrymple, Tyler Torres, Sterling Galban, and Hilton Warwick. Courtesy photo

Burnet homecoming is all about community support

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — When it comes to organizing the Burnet High School homecoming festivities this week, the school district entrusted three employees, who happen to be alumni, to ensure its success. (more…)

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Burnet High School quarterback Chandler Galban hangs tight to the ball during a 19-yard run as several Austin Crockett Cougars try to bring him down and strip the ball. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet beats Austin Crockett 33-32 in late-game comeback

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON AUSTIN — Austin Crockett quarterback Ryan Waugh’s face said it all as he knelt on the Burnet sidelines after getting tackled and sliding out of bounds. It was as if he was thinking, “How did it come to this?” (more…)

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Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones talks to his Bulldogs following a practice. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

After loss, Burnet looks to bounce back against hungry Austin Crockett

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — The best remedy for a loss is to play a game as quickly as possible. Fortunately for the Burnet Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 District 13-4A Division I), they have a game a day earlier than normal after a 56-7 setback to Fredericksburg on Sept. 15. (more…)

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Fredericksburg too much for Burnet in 56-7 rout

Fredericksburg too much for Burnet in 56-7 rout

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — The Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies scored 21 points in the first quarter putting the Burnet Bulldogs in a corner they just couldn’t work themselves out of as the Billies went on to win 56-7. (more…)

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Burnet High School junior outside linebacker Dylan Wilson (sitting, left), junior defensive lineman Alan McMeans, and senior defensive lineman Seth Carpenter; and junior linebackers Gerardo Murillo (standing, left) and Silver Hinson and senior linebacker Braden Jannamon listen to instructions during the Bulldogs’s 27-14 win against Marble Falls on Sept. 8. The Bulldogs defense faces a two-quarterback threat as Burnet hosts Fredericksburg on Sept. 15. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet Bulldogs hosts two-QB Fredericksburg in home opener

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — After two consecutive road games, the Burnet High School football team will get to enjoy its own Bulldog Field for the first time this season. The Bulldogs (2-0, 0-0 District 13-4A Division I) welcome Fredericksburg (2-0, 0-0 District 14-4A Division I) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, to Bulldog […]

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Burnet freshman defensive back Jackson Denton caught a fumble in midair and ran 39 yards for a touchdown in the Bulldogs' win over the Mustangs on Sept. 8. Photo by Glenn Morris

Burnet defeats Marble Falls 27-14

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Burnet High School football team only needed 19 seconds to secure its fourth consecutive victory over Marble Falls on Sept. 8. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior running back Dillon Mayberry rushes for some of his 137 yards during the Mustangs’s 28-14 win against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Sept. 2. Photo by Cindy Friedrichs/Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club

Marble Falls and Burnet meet for 103rd Battle of Burnet County

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — They might be meeting for the 103rd time, but little has changed in the Marble Falls and Burnet high school football teams’ rivalry, which is also known as the Burnet County Super Bowl, the Battle of Burnet County, the U.S. 281 Rivalry, and a host of other names. […]

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