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Casey Schubert takes over as head volleyball coach at Burnet High School. File photo

Burnet has new head volleyball and softball coaches, offensive coordinator for football

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Technically, Burnet High School is getting two new head coaches for the 2019-20 school year, though one has worn Bulldogs green in the past. (more…)

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Burnet makes coaching hires, including one from way up north

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet school district officials had to tap the Garden State for one of the four coaching hires recently announced. The hires are Stephanie Pegues in swimming, Mathew Howard in softball, Matthew Russell in girls soccer — all at the high school — and Cory Spivey as the Burnet Middle School boys […]

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Burnet High School senior quarterback Koby Edwards (center) signs his letter of intent to play for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa with his mother, Autumn Edwards, and father, Stephen Edwards, observing. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet quarterback, girls soccer standout sign with respective schools

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Two Burnet High School seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play college sports on National Signing Day on Feb. 1. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior softball player Vanessa Escamilla (seated) signs her letter of intent to play for Cisco College on Feb. 3 Celebrating the day with her are Stephanie Bledsoe (standing, left), the wife of head coach Corey Bledsoe (center), and assistant coach Brent Kelley. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet softball’s Vanessa Escamilla signs with Cisco

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior softball player Vanessa Escamilla signed a letter of intent to play for Cisco College on Feb. 3, which was National Signing Day. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior softball player Ashley Hallmark hugs her mother, Amyjo Hallmark, during a signing ceremony Jan. 22 at the Burnet High School gymnasium foyer. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet softball player Ashley Hallmark signs with Angelina College

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior softball player Ashley Hallmark had two things she had to overcome en route to signing her letter of intent to play for Angelina College Jan. 19 – her speed and her inexperience. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior softball pitcher Makenzie Carpenter (seated) signs her national letter of intent to play for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette during a signing ceremony as her select team coach John Carpenter (standing, left), younger brother Seth, parents Amanda and Brian Carpenter and Burnet head softball coach Corey Bledsoe look on. Courtesy photo

Burnet pitcher Makenzie Carpenter signs with Louisiana-Lafayette

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Even when a younger Makenzie Carpenter was learning the sport of softball, people knew she had a special skill. As a child, the Burnet High School pitcher could easily locate her spots while maintaining velocity. (more…)

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Burnet softball falls to Needville in best-of-three series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GIDDINGS — The Burnet High School softball team ended its season to Needville in a best-of-three series in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs May 8-9. The Lady Dawgs (21-6-2 overall, 7-5 District 26-4A) lost the first game 11-1 in six innings and the last contest 2-1 in […]

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Lady Dawgs taking on ‘solid’ Needville in best-of-three series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Now that the Burnet High School softball team has captured its first bi-district championship, the Lady Dawgs are looking to add to the trophy case. But standing in the way are the Needville Bluejays, the District 28-4A champions. (more…)

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Burnet softball defeats Gonzales in bi-district championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BISTRO — The Burnet High School softball team’s historic season continued May 1 with a bi-district championship victory against Gonzales. The Lady Dawgs (20-4-2 overall, 7-5 District 26-4A) defeated the Apaches (14-16) 4-1 in Game 2 to clinch the best-of-three series. Burnet beat Gonzales 3-2 in Game 1 on April […]

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Lady Dawgs get program’s first playoff win in series vs. Gonzales

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CANYON LAKE — A 3-2 win against Gonzales on April 30 meant more than taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three bi-district series for the Burnet High School softball team. “It’s the first playoff win for this program,” Lady Dawgs head coach Corey Bledsoe said. “It’s awesome. I’m proud of our […]

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Burnet softball seeking first playoff win in program history

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After a three-year hiatus, the Burnet High School softball team has qualified for the playoffs and will try to win a postseason contest for the first time in the program’s history. The Lady Dawgs (18-4-2 overall, 8-2 co-District 25-4A champions) meet Gonzales (14-14, 7-5 in District 26-4A ) […]

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Burnet softball holding clinic, Never-Ending Game on Jan. 31

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Softball lovers should color in Jan. 31 in green. The Burnet High School softball team has three events on that day benefitting the program. All events are at the Bulldog Diamonds softball field, 1000 The Green Mile. (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 and Marble Falls softball players to compete in Austin area all-star game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Burnet and Marble Falls high school senior softball players Ashleigh Glover and Tyler Oppenheim are the latest of a line of Burnet County athletes who have been selected to play in the Greater Austin Area All-Star Game. The contest is 7 p.m. June 11 at Austin Westlake, […]

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Burnet softball players make all-District 8-3A team

BURNET — The softball coaches of District 8-3A announced members of the all-district teams for the 2014 season. Burnet senior shortstop Ashleigh Glover was named the district’s co-Defensive Player of the Year, sharing the honor with Liberty Hill third baseman Lynsey Mitchell. (more…)

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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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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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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 softball begins district with 3-2 loss to Brownwood

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BROWNWOOD — The Burnet High School softball team lost 3-2 to Brownwood to begin District 8-3A play March 13. The Lady Dawgs (12-6 overall, 0-1district) trailed 2-0 in the first inning. They plated a run in the fifth and another in the seventh. But they stranded two runners in scoring […]

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Burnet softball’s comeback not enough against Cedar Ridge

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF ROUND ROCK — The Burnet High School softball team lost 5-4 to Round Rock Cedar Ridge on March 7. The Lady Dawgs trailed 5-0 until the fourth inning. Burnet scored four runs in the fifth highlighted by two hits from Vanessa Escamilla. “Good to see that we kept fighting,” Burnet […]

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