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Phil Dawson

Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson to speak at FCA luncheon

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson is the featured speaker at the Marble Falls chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes luncheon September 24. The event is noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marble Falls Church of Christ, 711 Broadway. Cost is $25 per person or $250 per table sponsorship. Call FCA area […]

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D.W. Rutledge (center), executive director of the Texas High School Coaches Association, was the guest speaker of the recent Fellowship of Christian Athletes luncheon, which was attended by Marble Falls High School head football coach Mike Birdwell (left) and Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Jeremy Wentrcek. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

As state association head, D.W. Rutledge leads effort to change sports for players’ benefit

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO D.W. Rutledge believes life is 10 percent incidents and 90 percent reaction, meaning a person’s attitude affects their level of success. Rutledge, the executive director of the Texas High School Coaches Association, spoke recently at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes gathering in Marble Falls. (more…)

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Arthur Adams’ efforts brought FCA to Highland Lakes schools

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO SPICEWOOD — It wasn’t so long ago that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the Austin area had only eight groups on eight campuses, none in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Burnet High School’s Drew Kiser (top left) and Koby Edwards and Marble Falls High School’s Dalton Mayberry (bottom left) and Heath Dooley will play in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ All-Star Unity Bowl on June 9 in Georgetown.

Burnet and Marble Falls football players in FCA bowl game June 9

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GEORGETOWN — Four Burnet County high school football players will represent the area June 9 at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ All-Star Unity Bowl. To participate, athletes had to have graduated from high school in 2017 and been nominated by their head coach. (more…)

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes offers hot line for students in need

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Part of the mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to be available to students, whether they’re athletes or not. That’s one reason why the organization established a hot line, said FCA area representative Barney Sarver. (more…)

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Marble Falls athlete speaks at FCA banquet

Marble Falls High School senior Sarah Stripling (fourth from left), spoke at the 24th Fellowship of Christian Athletes Night of Champions banquet March 31 in Austin. Also in attendance were Robin Dahl, youth director at First United Methodist Church in Marble Falls (left); Marble Falls High School cross-country coach Anthony Torns; Will Stripling; Kyle Stripling; […]

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Marble Falls’ Sarah Stripling only student to speak at annual FCA banquet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Months after helping revitalize the Marble Falls High School chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, senior Sarah Stripling is tabbed to speak at the annual FCA banquet in Austin on March 31. (more…)

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Fields of Faith lets young people do the talking

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While many religious rallies rely on well-known speakers to provide inspiration, an event Oct. 9 is using a different method in connecting with its young listeners. “One of the things we found is that youth, especially teens, pay more attention and are more likely to take action […]

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Former Houston Oiler to help promote Fellowship of Christian Athletes at luncheon

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes-Hill Country is hosting a luncheon Sept. 26 at First United Methodist Church in Marble Falls, and a former Baylor standout and an ex-Houston Oiler will be sharing his story and testimony. (more…)

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