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Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Keegan Deering (middle) is presented with a scholarship for $500 after being named the co-Most Valuable Player of the Chicken Express Hill Country All-Star Classic in Kerrville on March 24. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls forward Keegan Deering wins co-MVP, scholarship in all-star game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO KERRVILLE — Marble Falls High School senior forward Keegan Deering became the latest Mustang to represent the community at the Chicken Express Hill Country All-Star Classic, which was played March 24. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School sophomore guard Kendall Ulbricht grabs the ball and begins a transition during the Lady Mustangs' 51-46 loss to Corpus Christi Flour Bluff on Feb. 23 in a Class 5A Region IV semifinal contest. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Lady Mustangs fight until the end, but Flour Bluff prevails 51-46

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team’s season ended Feb. 23 but not without a fight. Trailing 46-43 to Corpus Christi Flour Bluff in a Class 5A Region IV semifinal game with about 30 seconds left, Marble Falls had to foul three times. (more…)

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KBEY 103.9 FM broadcasting tonight’s Lady Mustangs game

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune will be broadcasting the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team’s contest against Corpus Christi Flour Bluff in the Class 5A Region IV tournament. Listen to the game over the air or stream it at KBEYFM.com. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior forward Trinity Boyd (left), senior center Mya McMillian, and junior forward Emma Holcomb don’t allow Austin High junior forward Danielle Serna an easy passing lane during the Lady Mustangs’ 62-45 victory Feb. 20 over the Lady Maroons in the regional quarterfinals. The victory sent the Lady Mustangs back to the Class 5A Region IV tournament for the fourth time in program history. They will play Corpus Christi Flour Bluff at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Northside Sports Gym, 8400 North 1604 in San Antonio, in a rematch of last year’s semifinal game. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls girls basketball advance to Class 5A Region IV tourney

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Appropriately, Pharrell Williams’s “Happy” was blaring through the speakers at Max Copeland Gym on Feb. 20 as fans poured onto the court seconds after the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team defeated Austin High 62-45 in the regional quarterfinals to high-five, hug, and congratulate the Lady Mustangs […]

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Lady Mustangs rely on guards in 57-43 area-round win over Richmond Foster

Lady Mustangs rely on guards in 57-43 area-round win over Richmond Foster

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERO CEDAR CREEK — Going into the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team’s area-round playoff game against Richmond Foster on Feb. 16, there was little question the outcome would be dictated by the guards. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior post Mya McMillian scores two of her 18 points during the Lady Mustangs’ 57-31 bi-district championship win over Austin LBJ on Feb. 12. Marble Falls will play Richmond Foster in the area round of the playoffs with site, day, and time still to be determined. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls girls basketball gets 57-31 bi-district win over LBJ

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO AUSTIN — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team performed like the top seed representing District 26-5A in the opening round of the playoffs Feb. 12. (more…)

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Marble Falls Independent School District will honor the late Rev. Max Copeland during the Marble Falls High School Mustangs basketball game against Dripping Springs on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Max Copeland/Marble Falls High School gymnasium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls. Copeland, who passed away in May 2015, was known as a great Mustang supporter. Game tipoff is 6:30 p.m. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

‘Brother Max’ scholarship fund collection buckets will be out at Mustangs game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — When the Marble Falls High School boys basketball team takes the court Feb. 9 against Dripping Springs, the Mustangs will be sporting a dash for red on their usual purple and white uniforms. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior forward Aubree Adams (seated, center) signs her National Letter of Intent on Jan. 11 to play basketball for the University of Texas-Tyler as her parents, Chris (seated, left) and Krysta Adams, and grandmother Kay Majors (standing, left), Marble Falls High School girls head basketball coach John Berkman, and older sister, Baylee Adams, look on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Lady Mustangs power forward Aubree Adams to play at UT-Tyler

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior forward Aubree Adams fulfilled a dream Jan. 11 when she signed her National Letter of Intent to play college basketball. Adams will attend the University of Texas at Tyler, an NCAA Division III program that plays in the American Southwest Conference. Last year, […]

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Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Mya McMillian (seated, center) signs her National Letter of Intent on Nov. 13 to play for Liberty University. She is surrounded by sister Aaliyah (seated, left), mother Lauren Berkman, sister Allyssa (standing), Marble Falls High School interim athletics director Mike Birdwell, brother Beckett, and father John Berkman, who is also the Lady Mustangs coordinator and head basketball coach. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Lady Mustangs center Mya McMillian signs with Liberty University

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior basketball center Mya McMillian made her commitment to Liberty University official Nov. 13 when she signed her National Letter of Intent. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School post Mya McMillian (center) commited to playing basketball for Liberty University in Virginia. File photo

Marble Falls basketball post Mya McMillian commits to Liberty University

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School senior post Mya McMillian has committed to play basketball for Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. The early signing period starts Nov. 8. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School seniors Zachary Spruill (left) and Chase Salinas on April 20 sign their letters of intent to play basketball and baseball, respectively, for Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls baseball, basketball players headed to Texas Lutheran

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Texas Lutheran University is getting a pair of quality Marble Falls High School athletes who will carry on what they learned as Mustangs to the next level. That’s what their head coaches said during the duo’s signing ceremony April 20. (more…)

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Lady Mustangs fall to Flour Bluff as dream season ends

JENNIFER FIERRO STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball season’s magical season ended in a 46-28 loss to Corpus Christi Flour Bluff on Feb. 24 in a Class 5A Region IV semifinal. (more…)

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The Berkman family poses with the same banner the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team was presented after the Lady Mustangs’ win over Port Lavaca Calhoun. Courtesy photo

Berkman family covering a lot of court with Marble Falls, Faith in playoffs

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Sometime today, Larry and Tammy Berkman will climb into one of their family vehicles and make a trek that, when it’s all finished, will cover 421 miles in 6 hours and 49 minutes. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior guard Molly Myrick (10) forces Port Lavaca Calhoun senior guard Genesis Villarreal to the middle of the lane, where Marble Falls senior small forward Aspen Woerner (33), junior power forward Aubree Adams, and junior center Mya McMillian force a bad shot. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Lady Mustangs win close one on way to regional tournament

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GONZALES — In a game during which every possession mattered, it was the Marble Falls High School girls basketball team’s defense that caused so much grief for Port Lavaca Calhoun in a Class 5A regional quarterfinals contest Feb. 21. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School sophomore post Trinity Boyd forces San Antonio Sam Houston junior forward Rosalie Hansen to take an awkward shot during the first quarter of the area championship Feb. 17. Marble Falls won 57-47. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls girls reach third round after tough victory

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BASTROP — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball won a hard-fought area championship Feb. 17 against a San Antonio Sam Houston team that simply wouldn’t go away. (more…)

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Lady Mustangs dominate bi-district contest in comeback season

Lady Mustangs dominate bi-district contest in comeback season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LAKEWAY — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team on Feb. 13 returned to a gym that saw some of its best moments in the past decade, including a 2008 area championship: the dome at Lake Travis High School. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School girls head basketball coach John Berkman gives the Lady Mustangs instructions during a timeout. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Former Mustang John Berkman returns girls team to winning ways

JENNIFER FIERRO and DANIEL CLIFTON • STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The district coaches gave a clear snub to the 2000-01 Marble Falls Mustangs basketball team. They picked the squad to finish fifth in district with no hopes of making the playoffs. (more…)

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John Berkman, who graduated from Marble Falls in 2001, returns as the girls head basketball coach and girls athletic coordinator. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls makes two new coaching hires and one promotion

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — One new Marble Falls High School head coach is coming home, while another is accepting a promotion. And a third is making Marble Falls her new home. Athletic director Matt Green announced the moves after the board of trustees approved the recommendations during its regular meeting June 20. […]

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Marble Falls High School hires new boys basketball coach

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School boys basketball program tapped a coach from above the Red River to lead the team next year. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Reann Hall (seated, middle) signs her letter of intent to play basketball for Tarleton State University in Stephenville during a signing ceremony May 2 at Max Copeland Gym. She’s surrounded by her mother, Rachel Hall (seated, left), Lady Mustangs head coach David Schubert, and younger brother, Michael Hall. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls’ Reann Hall to play basketball at Tarleton State

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The biggest reason Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Reann Hall was offered a scholarship by Tarleton State University is because improvements to her defense and footwork last season. And that meant changing her approach to defense. (more…)

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Marble Falls basketball coaches resign, remain as teachers

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School boys head basketball coach Paul Gammage and assistant coach Roy Waterman are resigning as coaches at the high school at the end of the 2015-16 school year The two told players April 1. (more…)

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Lady Mustangs out to ‘Beg for a Buck’ through fundraiser

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School girls basketball program will scatter the area to “Beg for a Buck,” the Lady Mustangs’ new fundraiser. The event is Oct. 23-Nov. 2. (more…)

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Marble Falls forward O’Ryan Ficklin drives to the basket during the Mustangs’ 45-37 win against Johnson City during the last night of the Lago Vista Boys Summer League on June 25. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Mustangs finish successful summer basketball league

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School boys basketball team wrapped up one of the finest summers of court work in recent history. The Mustangs posted a 16-2 record while playing in the Lago Vista Boys Summer League for six weeks that ended June 25 and a […]

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Marble Falls High School David Schubert

New Marble Falls girls basketball coach, coordinator settling in

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — In many ways, David Schubert is already at home in his new position at Marble Falls High School. Hired as the girls head basketball coach and athletic coordinator May 18, he has filled his office with personal items and has been talking to candidates for the Lady Mustangs […]

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Husband-wife duo take over girls coaching duties at Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School Lady Mustangs have two new head coaches for the 2015-16 school year. David Schubert is the new athletic coordinator and head basketball coach, while his wife, Casey, is the new head volleyball coach. (more…)

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Chris Jost

Marble Falls girls basketball coach, coordinator Chris Jost resigns

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Chris Jost has resigned as the girls athletic coordinator and head basketball coach at Marble Falls High School to pursue other opportunities. Jost announced his decision April 15. (more…)

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