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Marble Falls High School will continue playing football in Class 5A Division I next season but won't know in what district until the UIL announces them Feb. 6. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Highland Lakes schools remain in same UIL classes; districts announced in February 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — There were no big surprises for local high schools Dec. 6 when the University Interscholastic League released the classification cutoff numbers. Those numbers will be used in the upcoming realignment. On Feb. 6, the UIL will announce the district in which public high schools will compete for the […]

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Marble Falls's Dillon Mayberry dives for extra yards during the Mustangs' 35-14 loss to Dripping Springs on Nov. 10. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Mustangs fall to district champ Dripping Springs 35-14

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team ended the 2017 season with a 35-14 district loss to Dripping Springs on Nov. 10. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior defensive back Bryce Murphy and the Mustangs have been solid on that side of the ball for the past several weeks. The Mustangs will face their toughest test when they host Dripping Springs on Friday, Nov. 10. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls ends season against undefeated Dripping Springs

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team will end its season against an opponent other District 26-5A coaches say is a bar above the rest in the division. (more…)

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David Morgan talks NFC North-leading Vikings, British fans, and winning mentality

David Morgan talks NFC North-leading Vikings, British fans, and winning mentality

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Minnesota tight end David Morgan took advantage of the NFL team’s bye week to say hello to his hometown of Marble Falls. (more…)

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Late Lockhart score gives Lions 28-24 district win over Marble Falls

Late Lockhart score gives Lions 28-24 district win over Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LOCKHART — Going into the contest against Lockhart, Marble Falls High School interim head football coach Mike Birdwell said the Lions were better than their winless District 26-5A record. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School defense has played well during the first halves of the past two contests: Kerrville Tivy on Oct. 20 and Seguin on Oct. 27. The Mustangs will need to continue that trend Nov. 3 against Lockhart, which looks to control the clock and keep the Marble Falls offense on the sideline. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls rides district win into contest against run-heavy Lockhart

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team travels to Lockhart on a winning high. The Mustangs (3-5, 1-4 District 26-5A) defeated Seguin 35-21 last week to end an 11-game district losing streak. Now, they will try to win two district contests in the same year for the first […]

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Drought is over as Marble Falls gets district win against Seguin, 35-21

Drought is over as Marble Falls gets district win against Seguin, 35-21

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team celebrated Brother Max Copeland Night in a way the former pastor of First Baptist Church and ardent Mustangs fan would have enjoyed – with a win. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior running back Dillon Mayberry leads the Mustangs in rushing with 312 yards and two touchdowns this season. Marble Falls hosts Seguin on Oct. 27. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls honors ‘Brother Max’ while seeking district win against Seguin

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — While the contest between the Marble Falls and Seguin football teams is the featured event at Mustang Stadium on Friday, Oct. 27, the main attraction will be the color red. (more…)

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Kerrville Tivy shuts out Marble Falls

Kerrville Tivy shuts out Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO KERRVILLE — The Marble Falls Mustangs lost to Kerrville Tivy 38-0 in a District 26-5A contest Oct. 20. The Antlers (5-2 overall, 3-1 district) led 17-0 at the half. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior running back Cooper Wilson is second on the team in rushing yards with 274 on 56 carries. The Mustangs face Kerrville Tivy in a road game Oct. 20. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls on the road against Kerrville Tivy team tied for second

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The District 26-5A schedule doesn’t get easier for the Marble Falls High School football team. The Mustangs (2-4 overall, 0-3 district) travel to Kerrville Tivy (4-2, 2-1) on Friday, Oct. 20. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Antler Stadium, located at Stadium and Holdworth drives in Kerrville. Catch the […]

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Bryce Murphy is one of nine Mustangs to record at least one catch this season. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls faces Boerne Champion in what could be ‘dogfight’

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team is starting a pivotal stretch in its season. The Mustangs (2-3, 0-2 District 26-5A) will travel to Boerne Champion (2-3, 1-1) on Friday, Oct. 13. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Boerne ISD Stadium, 1 Greyhound Drive in Boerne. Catch the game […]

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Marble Falls junior running back Cooper Wilson runs through a hole crated by junior receiver Brock Linder (80), senior lineman Jervon Collins, senior lineman Alec Oberle, and junior lineman Chance Haley (55) during the Mustangs’ 50-30 loss to Castroville Medina Valley on Sept. 29. After a bye this week, Marble Falls continues District 26-5A play on Oct. 13 against Boerne Champion. Photo by Luedecke Photography

On bye week, Marble Falls football addresses trench troubles

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team gets a Friday off Oct. 6, and it couldn’t come at a better time. The Mustangs (2-3, 0-2 District 26-5A) are using the off week to heal as well as address some line issues. (more…)

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Tarletson State University senior quarterback Zed Woerner set the program’s all-time career passing touchdowns record with 58 during the win against the University of Texas-Permian Basin on Sept. 30. Photo by Russell Huffman, The Flash Today

Former Mustang Zed Woerner sets passing record at Tarleton State

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO STEPHENVILLE — Former Marble Falls High School quarterback Zed Woerner is the new career passing touchdown leader at Tarleton State University. The 2012 graduate set the record during the Texans’s 32-17 win against the University of Texas-Permian Basin on Sept. 30. He was presented with the touchdown ball after the victory. […]

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Marble Falls senior receiver Keegan Deering scores the first touchdown of the game against Castroville Medina Valley on Sept. 29 on a 30-yard pass from junior quarterback Andrew Stripling. The Mustangs lost 50-30. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls 0-2 in district with 50-30 homecoming loss to Medina Valley

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team dropped its second District 26-5A contest, this one a 50-30 loss on homecoming Sept. 29 to Castroville Medina Valley. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School football team is ready to play its District 26-5A home opener against a determined Castroville Medina Valley squad Sept. 29. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m.. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Marble Falls hosts confident Medina Valley during homecoming

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team will have its District 26-5A home opener Friday, Sept. 29, and celebrate homecoming all during the same contest. (more…)

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The 2017 Marble Falls High School homecoming court includes Macy Dyer (front row, left), Payton Clough, Sarah Cauble, Madison Fields, Evo Bernabe; Aubree Adams (back row, left), Latham Nakleh, Keegan Deering, Grant Fletcher, and Alec Oberle. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls homecoming is a reunion that spans generations

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Seeing old friends is what makes homecoming weekend special for alumni. With that in mind — and to provide former students an opportunity to help the next graduating class — the Marble Falls High School Ex-Students Association is hosting its annual cookie and coffee social and luncheon at […]

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Alamo Heights beats Marble Falls 42-14 in district opener

Alamo Heights beats Marble Falls 42-14 in district opener

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School football team lost 42-14 to San Antonio Alamo Heights on Sept. 22 to begin District 26-5A play. But it didn’t start that way for the Mustangs (2-2, 0-1). (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Keegan Deering catches a 4-yard touchdown pass with 34 seconds left in the first half to give the Mustangs a 10-8 lead against Austin Crockett going into the locker room Sept. 15. Marble Falls won 16-8. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Deafness doesn’t block Marble Falls defensive lineman from goals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Part of the thrill of competing under the Friday night lights is hearing the roar of the crowd and the band playing the school’s fight song. But Marble Falls High School football player Ernesto Castenada has a different experience. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Keegan Deering catches a 4-yard touchdown pass with 34 seconds left in the first half to give the Mustangs a 10-8 lead against Austin Crockett going into the locker room Sept. 15. Marble Falls won 16-8. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Marble Falls opens district play at San Antonio Alamo Heights

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — For members of District 26-5A, the real football season begins Friday, Sept. 22. Marble Falls High School (2-1, 0-0) will drive south to face San Antonio Alamo Heights (1-2, 0-0) at 7:30 p.m. at Harry B. Orem Stadium, 150 E. Fair Oaks Place in San Antonio. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior receiver Keegan Deering runs for some of his 32 yards receiving during the 16-8 win over Austin Crockett Sept. 15. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Strong defense leads Marble Falls over Austin Crockett 16-8

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — A late score and a stingy defense led the Marble Falls High School football team a 16-8 victory over Austin Crockett on Sept. 15. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior linebacker Reece Vanhoose recovers a fumble during the first half of the Mustangs’s 27-14 loss to Burnet on Sept. 8. The Mustangs host Austin Crockett on Sept. 15 with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Looking to put Burnet loss behind them, Mustangs host ‘explosive’ Austin Crockett

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team finds itself in familiar territory: trying to bounce back after a loss to Burnet. The Mustangs (1-1, 0-0 in District 26-5A) welcome Austin Crockett (0-2, 0-0 District 25-5A) to Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive, on Friday, Sept. 15. Kickoff is 7:30 […]

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Burnet freshman defensive back Jackson Denton caught a fumble in midair and ran 39 yards for a touchdown in the Bulldogs' win over the Mustangs on Sept. 8. Photo by Glenn Morris

Burnet defeats Marble Falls 27-14

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Burnet High School football team only needed 19 seconds to secure its fourth consecutive victory over Marble Falls on Sept. 8. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior running back Dillon Mayberry rushes for some of his 137 yards during the Mustangs’s 28-14 win against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Sept. 2. Photo by Cindy Friedrichs/Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club

Marble Falls and Burnet meet for 103rd Battle of Burnet County

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — They might be meeting for the 103rd time, but little has changed in the Marble Falls and Burnet high school football teams’ rivalry, which is also known as the Burnet County Super Bowl, the Battle of Burnet County, the U.S. 281 Rivalry, and a host of other names. […]

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Marble Falls High School junior running back Dillon Mayberry carries the ball against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Sept. 2 during the Mustangs’ 28-14 win to open the season. Photo courtesy of Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club

Marble Falls dominates on offense and defense in 28-14 win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BASTROP — You could almost tell what kind of afternoon was in store for the Marble Falls Mustangs on the first two series of their season-opening football game against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Sept. 2. It was going to be a great one for those in purple and white. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior quarterback Andrew Stripling scans the field to look for an open receiver during a scrimmage against Georgetown East View on Aug. 25. The Mustangs open the season against Bastrop Cedar Creek at noon Saturday, Sept. 2, at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar Creek. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Getting turnovers key for Marble Falls against Cedar Creek, coach says

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — It might be a day later than it was supposed to be played, but that doesn’t mean the Marble Falls High School football team isn’t eager to kick off the 2017 season. The Mustangs will travel to face Bastrop Cedar Creek on Saturday, Sept. 2, with a noon […]

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Marble Falls High School sophomore running back Gabriel Barker looks for hole on the first offensive play against Georgetown East View in a scrimmage Aug. 25. The Mustangs open the season against Bastrop Cedar Creek at noon Saturday, Sept. 2, at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar Creek. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls-Cedar Creek football game moved to Saturday due to Harvey

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls-Bastrop Cedar Creek football season opener will start a day later than originally scheduled. Due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey on Central Texas, officials at both schools decided to move the contest to a noon kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 […]

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