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Llano High School freshman Anna Casey won gold in the 1,600 meters in 5 minutes 7.60 seconds at the Class 4A state track meet May 11. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Ian Carter, Llano’s Anna Casey win gold at state track meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — It’s one thing to be the favorite to win and quite another to perform as the favorite for the win. That’s what happened in the Class 4A state meet May 12 for Burnet High School senior hurdler Ian Carter and Llano freshman distance runner Anna Casey. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School freshman Bailey Goggans, who was on her way to winning the gold medal at the District 26-5A meet in April, has the fastest time in the 800 meters headed into the Class 5A state meet May 11. She clocked 2 minutes 10.01 seconds at the Class 5A Region IV meet April 28. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano athletes favorites at state track meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Several Highland Lakes track-and-field athletes are entering the state meet as favorites in their events. The state meet is Friday-Saturday, May 11-12, at Mike A. Myers Stadium, 707 Clyde Littlefield Drive in Austin. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano sending athletes to state track meet

Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano sending athletes to state track meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO SAN ANTONIO — Five Highland Lakes track-and-field athletes in nine events will make their way to Mike Myers A. Stadium on the University of Texas campus for the University Interscholastic League state meet Friday-Saturday, May 11-12. (more…)

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Burnet High School junior Trynadee Greenwell won the 3,200 meters in 11 minutes 54.61 seconds at the District 19 and 20-4A area meet April 18. Photo by Martelle and Briezie Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Burnet and Llano track-and-field athletes advance to regional meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS GIDDINGS — Few surprises happened at the District 19 and 20-4A area meet April 18 for track athletes from Burnet and Llano high schools. Burnet senior hurdler Ian Carter easily won the 110-meter high hurdles in 14.35 seconds to advance to the Class 4A Region III meet. Silver medalist Holden Ford of […]

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Llano throwers out-heave competition at district meet; Burnet athletes also advance

Llano throwers out-heave competition at district meet; Burnet athletes also advance

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet and Llano high school distance runners, hurdlers, and throwers highlighted the District 19-4A track-and-field meet April 11-12 at Bulldog Field. However, the Yellow Jacket throwers really stood out. (more…)

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Burnet hurdler Ian Carter wins gold at Texas Relays

Burnet hurdler Ian Carter wins gold at Texas Relays

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — From the first hurdle to the last, Burnet High School senior Ian Carter left no doubt he was the best high school 110-meter high hurdler at the Texas Relays on March 31. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior hurdler Ian Carter signs his National Letter of Intent to run for Texas State University Nov. 13. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet hurdler Ian Carter to run for Texas State University

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Burnet High School senior hurdler Ian Carter will run for Texas State University. He made his commitment official Nov. 13 when he signed his National Letter 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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Llano High School junior Ray Dixon took home a bronze medal in the shot put at the Class 4A state track-and-field meet May 12-13 in Austin. Courtesy photo by Martelle Luedecke

Burnet and Llano athletes medal at state track meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — Three Highland Lakes athletes representing District 19-4A brought home medals from the Class 4A state track-and-field meet May 12-13. (more…)

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Burnet and Llano track athletes qualify for state

Burnet and Llano track athletes qualify for state

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO HUNTSVILLE — After qualifying for the finals of the 100-meter dash and 110-meter hurdles in the Class 4A Region III meet, Burnet High School juniors Sterling Galban and Ian Carter made up their minds they were headed to the state meet. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior Joel Holland (seated, middle) signs his letter of intent to be a high jumper for Abilene Christian University as he’s surrounded by his parents, Matt (seated, left) and Clairissa Holland, and Burnet High School coaches Jerod Rye (standing, left) and Justin Marcellus. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet high jumper Joel Holland signs with Abilene Christian University

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Conversations with teammates led Burnet High School senior Joel Holland to the high jump pit. A love for the event resulted in landing a spot on the Abilene Christian University track-and-field team. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior Brock Foster signs his letter of intent to be a track-and-field athlete for McMurry University as parents Earl (standing, left) and Kaci, grandmother Liz White and brother Chadd Foster look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet multi-sport athlete Brock Foster signs with McMurry

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior Brock Foster didn’t take an offseason. The five-sport athlete devoted himself to being the best he could for the Bulldogs. Now, he’ll take that commitment with him as he competes as a track-and-field athlete for McMurry University. Foster signed his letter of intent May […]

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Marble Falls High School hurdler and jumper Natalie Schulz at the height of an attempt during the long jump competition at the Class 5A state meet May 13. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano track athletes compete at state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Three track-and-field athletes representing the Highland Lakes made the area proud because of how well they competed at the University Interscholastic League state meet May 12-14. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior Natalie Schulz gets instructions before performing the next drill during a recent workout. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano track athletes at state

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS  — Three area track-and-field athletes are headed to Austin for the state meet May 12-14. Marble Falls High School senior Natalie Schulz will make her third consecutive state appearance in Class 5A. (more…)

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Days after capturing the bronze medal in the boys 110-meter hurdles at the Texas Relays earlier this month, Burnet High School senior hurdler Ian Carter was back on the Bulldog track to fine-tune his form during a recent practice. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

High school hurdlers need ‘fearlessness’ to compete, say coaches

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School sophomore Ian Carter’s finish in the 110-meter hurdles at the Texas Relays on April 2 says plenty about him and Highland Lakes hurdlers. Carter captured bronze in 14.78 seconds, slightly behind Stafford’s Caleb Parker, who was second in 14.64 seconds. Both runners are in Class […]

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Bulldog Field work is back on track after wet May

Bulldog Field work is back on track after wet May

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — After the wettest May on record in Texas, crews at Bulldog Field have worked from almost sunrise to sunset to get back on schedule installing synthetic turf and a new track. (more…)

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Burnet's Bulldog Field to get new scoreboard along with turf and track

Burnet’s Bulldog Field to get new scoreboard along with turf and track

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In addition to a new eight-lane track, artificial turf and black fencing, Bulldog Field also will get a new scoreboard. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior pole vaulter Blake Skoog (seated) on May 20 signed her letter of intent to compete for the University of North Texas as Burnet coaches Glen Hafley (standing, left) and Doug Messer and her mother, Suzzanne Haney, celebrated the moment with her. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet pole vaulter Blake Skoog receives scholarship to UNT

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Blake Skoog always has been somewhat of a thrill seeker. Years before she secured an athletic scholarship to be a pole vaulter for the University of North Texas, the Burnet High School senior spent her time working with horses. (more…)

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Marble Falls discuss thrower Ryan Becker wins bronze at state meet

Marble Falls discuss thrower Ryan Becker wins bronze at state meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — As Marble Falls High School junior discus thrower Ryan Becker waited his turn for his sixth toss at the Class 5A state meet May 15, throwing coach Ricky Sparks reminded him it was his final chance to medal. “I’m due for a good one because all I have to […]

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Burnet track brings home silvers from regionals, heading to state meet

KINGSVILLE — Two Burnet High School track-and-field athletes and one relay team has qualified for the Class 4A state meet. The athletes finished in the top two of events at the Class 4A Region IV meet May 1-2. (more…)

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Several Burnet track athletes headed to regional meet

BURNET — Thirteen track-and-field athletes and three relay teams for Burnet High School advanced to the Class 4A Region IV meet thanks to their finishes at the District 25 and 26-4A area meet April 23. Athletes had to finish in the top four in each event to qualify for regionals. (more…)

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Burnet junior Chris Cromer steps over a hurdle.

Burnet, Llano compete at district track meet

LIBERTY HILL — The Burnet and Llano high school track-and-field teams competed at the District 25-4A meet April 15-16. In the varsity boys division, Burnet finished second with 135 points. Taylor won the meet with 137 points. Llano was fifth with 97 points. (more…)

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Bulldog Field construction will displace Burnet track athletes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Now that the installation of synthetic turf and a new track at Bulldog Field will begin April 6, the Burnet school district athletic department has made adjustments to practices for track-and-field runners. (more…)

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Burnet and Marble Falls runners, Olympian Manzano to compete at premier Texas Relays

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — Marble Falls High School graduate and Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano along with members of the girls track-and-field teams at Marble Falls and Burnet high schools will compete in the 88th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. (more…)

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Burnet High School getting artificial turf, new track in April

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet school district will contract with Symmetry Turf to install artificial turf and a track at Bulldog Field. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board members approved the contract at a regular meeting March 23. (more…)

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Burnet Middle School boys coordinator Jerod Rye (left) demonstrates the proper way to hold a baton to Kade Strong. Rye was voted the favorite Burnet-area coach in the 2015 Locals Love Us awards. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

LOCALS LOVE US: Burnet’s Jerod Rye puts emphasis on fundamentals, fun

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — When athletic director Kurt Jones brought coach Jerod Rye back to the Burnet school district last summer, Jones knew he hired someone who would set a great example for athletes and emphasize the two Fs of athletics: fundamentals and fun. (more…)

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