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Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior runner Sophie McCannon (center) signs her letter of intent to compete for Abilene Christian University with her parents, Steve and Shannon McCannon, by her side. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy runner Sophie McCannon signs with ACU

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A sense of comfort, a Christian environment, and a desire to run on the NCAA Division I level propelled Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior middle-distance runner Sophie McCannon to sign her letter of intent to compete for Abilene Christian University. She had a signing ceremony at […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross country

CROSS COUNTRY: Burnet, Marble Falls at Liberty Hill; Faith at St. Andrew’s

LIBERTY HILL — The Burnet High School cross-country team competed at the Liberty Hill Invitational on Sept. 12. The girls varsity team finished second out of eight teams, while the boys varsity squad was fifth out of nine teams, both in the Class 1-4A divisions. (more…)

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Faith Academy runner Sophie McCannon wins state; team fourth

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore runner Sophie McCannon is the Class 3A state cross-country champion for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. She won the state meet in 12 minutes three seconds on Oct. 25 to lead the Lady Flames to a fourth-place finish. Freshman […]

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Highland Lakes schools begin district cross-country meets

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Area high school cross-country teams are bracing for district meets. On Oct. 22, Burnet and Llano travel to Lampasas High School, 2716 U.S. 281 South in Lampasas, for the District 25-4A Meet. On Oct. 23, Marble Falls is at the District 25-5A Meet at Old Settler’s Park, […]

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Faith Academy cross country gets in practice run for state meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS GOLDTHWAITE — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls girls cross-country team finished eighth at the Priddy Invitational on Oct. 15. “This was the perfect size race for us,” Faith head coach Steve McCannon said. “The number of runners and teams at this meet mirrors the same numbers we should see at (the […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Abraham Lewis (left) wears the fourth-place medal he earned at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4, while Faith Academy cross-country coach Steve McCannon congratulates him. Courtesy photo

CROSS-COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Faith Academy, Marble Falls and Burnet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF WACO — Faith Academy of Marble Falls runner Sophie McCannon grabbed another gold medal, while Abraham Lewis placed fourth at the Waco Connally Invitational on Oct. 4. McCannon won the girls varsity division in 11 minutes 51 seconds. (more…)

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Some members of the Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross-country team competed at the Allen Invitational on Sept. 20. They include Sophie McCannon, Halle Shumate, Abraham Lewis, Kristina Lane and Emily Eppler. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy cross country faces unique obstacles at Allen meet

ALLEN — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross-country team encountered more than it expected at the Allen Invitational on Sept. 20. The contest was at a different location than in past years, said Faith Academy head coach Steve McCannon. And this new course had plenty of obstacles. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls sophomore cross-country runner Sophie McCannon won the Austin St. Andrew's meet. Courtesy photo

Faith Academy’s Sophie McCannon first at cross-country meet

AUSTIN — Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross-country runner Sophie McCannon placed first, while Abraham Lewis set a school record at the Austin St. Andrew’s meet Sept. 13. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School boys varsity team of Ishmael Montoya (left), James Ramos and Christian Marroquin run the two-mile course at the Marble Falls Invitational on Sept. 6. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls cross-country meet puts speed over distance

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School cross-country team hosted its Marble Falls Invitational on Sept. 6. But this event is about speed, so instead of running 3.2 miles, head coach Anthony Torns created a two-mile race. (more…)

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Faith Academy cross-country team finishes seventh at state

FROM STAFF REPORTS WACO — The Faith Academy cross-country team placed seventh at the Class 2A state meet of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools on Oct. 26. Led by Sophie McCannon’s third-place finish, the Lady Flames scored 147 points overall. (more…)

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Faith Academy cross-country runner finishes first at Goldthwaite meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS GOLDTHWAITE — The Faith Academy cross-country team finished sixth at the Priddy Invitational on Oct. 14. The Lady Flames scored 144 points, but two runners did not compete because of illness, head coach Steve McCannon said. The coach’s daughter, Sophie McCannon, finished first for the second consecutive meet. She was in 10th […]

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Faith Academy runner Sierra Brinkley (left) and teammate Sophie McCannon ran in the Marble Falls High School relay meet to start the season. Brinkley represents the academy in volleyball, cross country, basketball and track and field. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy teammates follow the lead of runner Sierra Brinkley

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When the race changes from a physical battle to a mental war, Faith Academy cross-country and track runner Sierra Brinkley repeats the same thing to herself. (more…)

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The Faith Academy cross-country team includes Sierra Brinkley (left), Sophie McCannon, coach Steve McCannon, Alisha Williams, Rachel Ormsby, Jessica Beckner, Shelby Fairleigh and Hailey Shipley. Courtesy photos

Faith Academy cross country places second at Ram Classic

FROM STAFF REPORTS ALLEN — The Faith Academy cross-country team finished second at the Ram Classic hosted by Allen Academy on Oct. 5. (more…)

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Faith Academy cross-country runner breaks school record

FROM STAFF REPORTS WACO — Faith Academy cross-country runner Sophie McCannon won the Baylor Invitational on Sept. 14 to lead the Lady Flames to eighth overall. Coach Steven McCannon, her father, said her time of 13 minutes 3.11 seconds set a new school record and would have won the Class 2A state championship of the […]

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The 2013 Faith Academy cross-country team is Rachel Ormsby (first row, left), Sierra Brinkley, Hailey Shipley, Sophie McCannon and Jessica Beckner; Kaitlyn Hughes (first row, left), Stephanie Hughes, Shelby Fairleigh and coach Steve McCannon. Courtesy photo

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW 2013: Faith Academy cross country

TEAM: Faith Academy of Marble Falls cross country HEAD COACH: Steve McCannon 2012 RESULT: 4th at the Class 2A state meet (more…)

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