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Navarro vs. Marble Falls

Navarro hands Marble Falls 33-7 homecoming loss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls Mustangs ended their non-district schedule with a 33-7 homecoming loss to Geronimo Navarro on September 13. After a bye next week, Marble Falls (0-3, District 13-5A Division II) begins district play against Georgetown East View on September 27 at Mustang Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Mustangs head coach […]

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Marble Falls faces similar offense against Geronimo Navarro

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When the Marble Falls and Geronimo Navarro high school football teams converge September 13, it might seem like they’re mirror images of each other. Both run the slot-T offense and have mostly new starters. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls. […]

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Burnet vs. Marble Falls

Confident Bulldogs bowl over Mustangs in 41-6 win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Throughout the week leading up to the Marble Falls and Burnet high school football game September 6, Bulldogs head coach Jerod Rye had one message for his players. “We’re going to play to win,” he said. When the clock hit triple zeroes, the Bulldogs (1-1, District 14-4A Division I) had a […]

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Mustangs and Bulldogs clash in Battle of Burnet County

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The 105th edition of the Burnet-Marble Falls High School football game promises to be as exciting and gut-wrenching as ever. There’s a reason why fans refer to it as the Battle of Burnet County. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 6, at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet. If […]

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Marble Falls vs. Fischer Canyon Lake

Fischer Canyon Lake holds on in 7-0 win over Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO With 5 minutes 58 seconds left in the game and leading 7-0 over the Marble Falls High School football team, Fischer Canyon Lake settled into its slot-T offense and proceeded to run the ball and run out the clock.  After a 1-yard run and an incomplete pass for third-and-9, the Hawks […]

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KBEY 103.9 FM covering the Mustangs, Aggies, and Cowboys

It’s football season, and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune has fans covered. Marble Falls Mustangs fans can tune in to 103.9 FM or at KBEYFM.com Friday nights, starting August 30, for a live broadcast of the game with Ben Shields and Jennifer Fierro. The evening begins with the “Highland Lakes Coaches Roundup” at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Marble Falls opens season against Fischer Canyon Lake

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Brian Herman era of Marble Falls High School football officially kicks off August 30 against Fischer Canyon Lake. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Last year, Canyon Lake (District 14-4A Division I) won the contest 22-0 using the slot-T offense, the same scheme […]

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Mustangs coach on slot-T: ‘It’s an attitude. It’s being physical’

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When Marble Falls High School head football coach Brian Herman thought about how to describe the slot-T offense, which he has spent weeks implementing, he compared it to another sport: heavyweight boxing. “It’s a toughness mentality,” he said. “It’s playing defense with offense. It’s an attitude. It’s being physical. It’s being […]

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Marble Falls vs. Liberty Hill scrimmage

Liberty Hill shows Mustangs how slot-T offense should look

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls Mustangs got a look at what their new offense could become August 23 in a scrimmage against a team that’s been using it for almost two decades. The Liberty Hill Panthers used the slot-T offense to score once in the controlled portion of the scrimmage and twice during […]

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Marble Falls football shows progress in scrimmage against ranked Lampasas

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls Mustangs football team learned how well they’re progressing on new offensive and defensive schemes. The lessons came in a scrimmage August 16 against the Lampasas Badgers, a squad ranked in the top 10 in many preseason polls. The hosting Badgers outscored the Mustangs 3-2 in the controlled portion […]

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Marble Falls football team starts learning Slot-T offense

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football coaching staff had plenty of reason to cheer on the Mustangs during practice August 8. The players learned four new plays for the new Slot-T offense and executed them with the proper tempo and precision and without errors. That highlighted a week in which players […]

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High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

Burnet and Marble Falls high school football fans wanting season tickets to home games can purchase them online or through their team’s athletics office. Marble Falls Mustangs season tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase them online by visiting the school’s athletics webpage and clicking on the appropriate link to the right. Returning season […]

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New Marble Falls football coach looking for ‘ah-ha’ moments

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Brian Herman’s not looking at a timeline for how long it will take his players to learn and buy into the Slot-T offense. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School coaching changes

Marble Falls says goodbye to baseball coach, hello to football coordinator additions

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Changes continue to happen in the Marble Falls High School athletics department. The school district is looking for a new head baseball coach after Russell Reichenbach resigned to return to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. (more…)

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New MFHS football coach had stints in Lockhart, Liberty Hill

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Seconds after the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of Brian Herman as the new head football coach and boys athletic coordinator April 15, Herman, his wife, Nicole, and their children, Faith, Isabella, and Brody, walked up to the podium. (more…)

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Jeff Gasaway, assistant superintendent at Marble Falls Independent School District, talked to Marble Falls High School students about their thoughts on the traits the next head football coach should have. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls ISD gathers input on ideal head football coach

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO More than 50 people, including about five Marble Falls High School football players, attended a meeting April 1 for those interested in giving their input into the qualities the next Mustangs head football coach should have. (more…)

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Among the Marble Falls High School football starting positions open in 2019 is quarterback with Luke Nail in the mix. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls superintendent hopes to have new football coach by April board meeting

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls Independent School District Superintendent Chris Allen hopes to present a new head football coach to the Board of Trustees by April. But that depends on how quickly he can find the right fit. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School head football coach Mike Birdwell (standing, middle) announced his resignation March 11 via social media. He is pictured here with players Sam May (standing, left) and Josh Whitecotton and Elijah Todd (kneeling, left), Glenn Thomas, and Dillon Mayberry. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls head football coach Mike Birdwell resigns

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School head football coach and boys athletic coordinator Mike Birdwell has resigned, announcing his decision March 11 via Twitter. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School senior quarterback Andrew Stripling (seated, middle) signed his National Letter of Intent to play for Abilene Christian University on Dec. 19 in Max Copeland Gym as parents Kay and Kyle Stripling (seated) and siblings Mike and Sarah looked on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls quarterback Andrew Stripling signs with Abilene Christian University

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Even when Andrew Stripling was a Marble Falls Middle School quarterback, everyone in the Highland Lakes knew he was going to be special. They could see it as he ran former head coach Matt Green’s spread offense as an eighth- and ninth-grader. (more…)

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Marble Falls quarterback Andrew Stripling, a senior, ended his time in a Mustangs uniform by scoring two touchdowns en route to a 21-0 win over Bastrop Cedar Creek on Nov. 9 Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls ends season on high note with 21-20 win over Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Just when it looked like the Marble Falls High School football team was going to end the season with a loss, junior defensive lineman Josh Whitecotton made the play of the fourth quarter to preserve a 21-20 win over Bastrop Cedar Creek on Nov. 9 in final District 13-5A Division II […]

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Marble Falls High School senior receiver Brock Linder attempted to elude a Leander Glenn tackler during the Mustangs' 20-7 win Oct. 26. Marble Falls ends its season Nov. 9 at home against Bastrop Cedar Creek. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls playing for best record since 2007 when it hosts Bastrop Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Winning three games in a row and finishing the season with an even record are what’s at stake for the Marble Falls High School football team when the Mustangs welcome Bastrop Cedar Creek on Nov. 9 for their last District 13-5A Division II game. (more…)

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Marble Falls defeats Pflugerville Weiss 38-6 on the road

Marble Falls defeats Pflugerville Weiss 38-6 on the road

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team was simply dominant in a 38-6 road win over Plfugerville Weiss on Nov. 2. (more…)

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A herd of Mustangs, including junior defensive back Evan Kroese, tackled Leander Glenn ball carrier Jonny Nguyen in Marble Falls's 20-7 win Oct. 26. The Mustangs travel to Pflugerville Weiss on Nov. 2. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls on the road against winless Pflugerville Weiss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team has an opportunity to win two games in a row for the first time since weeks two and three when the Mustangs defeated Burnet and Geronimo Navarro. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School offensive line coach Cyril Lemon addressed the linemen during the Mustangs’ 20-7 win over Leander Glenn on Oct. 26. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls gets big win over Leander Glenn as Mustangs play ‘most complete game’

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Just before the Marble Falls High School football team exits its gold inflatable tunnel and helmet to take the field, Mustang players yell, “Who’s got my back? I got your back!” (more…)

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Several Brenham defenders, including cornerback Lonterrious McClain (2) and free safety Hayden Allen (11), tackled Marble Falls running back Cooper Wilson during the Cubs’ 41-21 win Oct. 12. The Mustangs face the district’s only undefeated team, Leander Glenn, on Oct. 26. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls up against only undefeated team in district: Leander Glenn

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team will attempt to give District 13-5A Division II’s only undefeated team its first loss of the district season Oct. 26. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Mustangs players don red socks during last year’s Brother Max Copeland Night. This year’s event is Friday, Oct. 26, during the game against Leander Glenn. It’s in honor of Max Copeland, who passed away in May 2015. Copeland was found of wearing red socks and suspenders as well as giving back to the community and supporting Marble Falls athletics. During the game, buckets will be passed around to collect money for a scholarship fund in his name. File photo

Brother Max Copeland Night at Mustangs football game to honor community-minded man

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When the purple-and-gold Marble Falls Mustangs football team puts on red socks and breaks out the red-laced football, it can mean only one thing. (more…)

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