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‘Too many miscues’ in Marble Falls’s 34-7 loss to Bastrop

‘Too many miscues’ in Marble Falls’s 34-7 loss to Bastrop

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost to Bastrop High 34-7 on Oct. 20 in a district game that was played a day later than scheduled so the Mustangs could get one more practice for the Bears. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior defensive lineman Gabriel Perez tackled Brenham senior running back lloby Watts during the Cubs’ 41-21 win over the Mustangs on Oct. 12. The Mustangs will try to regroup in the midst of destructive flooding in the city as they travel to Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar Creek, to take on the Bastrop Bears on Saturday, Oct. 21. Kickoff is 1 p.m. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Ludecke Photography

Marble Falls-Bastrop game moved to Saturday due to flooding; Mustangs on the road

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Knowing their players’ hearts and minds were on helping their families, friends, and neighbors following the devastating Oct. 16 floods, sports administrators at Marble Falls and Bastrop high schools decided to move their District 13-5A Division II contest to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 […]

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Brenham too much for Marble Falls as Cubs win 41-21

Brenham too much for Marble Falls as Cubs win 41-21

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Brenham indicated early the kind of night it would have against the Marble Falls High School football team Oct. 12 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior receiver Tommy Johnson and the Mustangs host Brenham in a District 13-5A Division II contest Oct. 12. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls welcomes Brenham as Mustangs seek district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team is hosting its second District 13-5A Division II contest in as many weeks but is still looking for its first district victory. (more…)

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The Marble Falls defense had a short gathering in the first half against Elgin on Oct. 5. The Mustangs lost 57-50. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Mustangs lose hard-fought 57-50 game in last seconds to Elgin

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Battling, fighting, and clawing. That’s how Marble Falls High School head football coach Mike Birdwell described his team’s effort in a 57-50 homecoming loss to Elgin at Mustang Stadium on Oct. 5. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Mustangs’ passing game, led by sophomore receiver Andrew Rodriguez, will need to be productive against Elgin in a District 13-5A Division II game Oct. 5 at Mustang Stadium. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls and Elgin both looking for first district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Neither head football coach wants to apply pressure to their players, but neither can get away from the simple fact that it will be a District 13-5A Division II showdown Oct. 5. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School homecoming parade route.

Marble Falls homecoming parade route, bonfire site change

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Marble Falls High School homecoming parade and bonfire are on the move. (more…)

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Mustangs lose district opener to Georgetown East View, 38-14

Mustangs lose district opener to Georgetown East View, 38-14

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost to East View 38-14 in the District 13-5A Division II opener for both teams Sept. 28 in Georgetown. (more…)

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If the Marble Falls High School football team is to find success in District 13-5A Division II play, the Mustangs must continue to run the football well and rely on players such as junior running back Hayden Wells. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls opens district against physical East View

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team opens District 13-5A Division II play against a Georgetown East View squad that looks very similar in scheme to the Mustangs. (more…)

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Marble Falls junior running back Hayden Wells scores one of his two touchdowns during the 34-14 win over Burnet on Sept. 7. The Mustangs have a 2-1 start to the season. They will enjoy a bye Sept. 21 before starting District 13-5A Division II play against Georgetown East View. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls recharges this week before starting district play at Georgetown East View

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team is thoroughly enjoying a well-earned bye this week. And they’ll need it as they recharge for district play starting next week. (more…)

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Minnesota Vikings tight end David Morgan, a 2011 graduate of Marble Falls High School, and his teammates are looking to have a better finish to 2018 than they did in 2017 when they lost in the NFC championship game. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Vikings

New season and big changes for Vikings tight end and former Mustang David Morgan

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Before boarding a Green Bay-bound airplane to take on the Packers, Minnesota Vikings tight end David Morgan was at his team’s practice facility getting ready for the big NFC North showdown Sept. 16. (more…)

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Productive first half puts Marble Falls over Navarro 42-32

Productive first half puts Marble Falls over Navarro 42-32

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GERONIMO — The Marble Falls Mustangs got their second win in row, beating Geronimo Navarro 42-32 on the road Sept. 14. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior running back Cooper Wilson runs for some of his 133 yards against Burnet on Sept. 7. The Mustangs are on the road against Geronimo Navarro on Sept. 14. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls rides momentum from win over Burnet to Geronimo Navarro

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With its 34-14 win over Burnet last week, a confident Marble Falls High School football team hits the road Friday, Sept. 14, for its third game of the season. (more…)

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This sticker on the Marble Falls High School football team’s helmets honors student-athlete Maribel Nikole Enriquez, who died in a car accident in June. She would have been a senior this year. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls teams honor student-athlete killed in car crash

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — It didn’t take the Marble Falls High School football program long to decide how the Mustangs would honor Maribel Nikole Enriquez, a classmate who died in a car accident in June. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School football players walk toward the home stands to sing the school song in celebration after beating Burnet 34-14 on Sept. 7. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls football dominates on both sides of the ball in 34-14 victory over Burnet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team snapped a four-game losing streak to county rival Burnet, winning 34-14 on Sept. 7 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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Burnet quarterback Jaxson Denton throws a pass during Burnet’s game Aug. 31 against Wimberley. The Texans got the 31-25 win, but it was a tight game coming down to the final minutes. On Friday, Sept. 7, the Bulldogs head to Marble Falls for the 104th meetup between the two Burnet County programs. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet and Marble Falls face off in Battle for Burnet County

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — There’s no reason to think the Battle for Burnet County won’t be typical of all the other football games between Burnet and Marble Falls high schools. (more…)

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Mustangs drop their season opener to Canyon Lake, 22-0

Mustangs drop their season opener to Canyon Lake, 22-0

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FISCHER — The Marble Falls High School football team lost 22-0 to Fischer Canyon Lake on Aug. 31 to begin the 2018 season. (more…)

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Marble Falls sophomore receiver Andrew Rodriguez looked for a block during the scrimmage against Liberty Hill on Aug. 24. The Mustangs open the season Aug. 31 at Canyon Lake. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls football begins season on the road against Canyon Lake

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team is opening its season against a squad that features a Slot-T offense, which the Mustangs saw during a recent scrimmage. (more…)

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The Marble Falls defense didn’t allow Liberty Hill to gain a first down on this run play during the scrimmage between the two teams Aug. 24. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke Photography

Mustangs face state favorite Liberty Hill in only scrimmage

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team showed plenty of positives in its only scrimmage of the 2018 season when the Mustangs welcomed Liberty Hill on Aug. 24. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School student Maribel Nikole Enriquez was killed in a car crash in June. Courtesy photo

Mustangs fans asked to give to Our Day To Shine fund to help families in need

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls High School head football coach Mike Birdwell held the first official donation effort for the Our Day To Shine benevolent fund last August, he had no idea how it would impact a family in Mustang Nation. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior running back Hayden Wells fought for every inch during the Mustangs’ scrimmage Aug. 18. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls football sharp in intrasquad scrimmage

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team ended its first week of fall training camp Aug. 18 with a scrimmage. The Mustangs scored two touchdowns, both on the ground, and were led by senior running backs Dillon Mayberry and Cooper Wilson and junior Hayden Wells. The defense held […]

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Marble Falls senior running back Dylan Mayberry takes a handoff from senior quarterback Andrew Stripling and looks for a hole in the middle of the line. The Mustangs held their first day of fall football practice Aug. 13. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls football begins fall practices; coaches like retention and fitness levels

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS —The Marble Falls High School football team took to the field Aug. 13 for first time in preparation of the 2018 season. The Mustangs (3-7 overall, 1-6 in District 26-5A in 2017) had 125 players practicing, including 40 freshmen. (more…)

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Marble Falls graduates Alec Oberle (left) and Bryce Murphy and Burnet graduates Tyler Torres and Seth Carpenter will play on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes blue team in an all-star football game June 15. Faith Academy of Marble Falls graduate Cabot Booth will play on the gold team.

FCA all-star football game on June 15 features Highland Lakes players and coaches

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — While the Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star football game is the main event, the days leading up to the contest have been filled with highlights for the players and their coaches. (more…)

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Thanks to a generous donor, Marble Falls High School 7-on-7 football players now have some protection against concussions with their new Gamebreaker headgear. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Donation to Marble Falls 7-on-7 football team gives players protection against concussions

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Despite 7-on-7 being touch football, injuries do happen, including concussions. Marble Falls High School players now have some protection against dangerous head injuries thanks to a generous fan. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Chad Bishop tells rising senior linebacker Reece Vanhoosen and other players their assignments during a recent spring practice. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Competition level is high during Marble Falls spring football practices

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team is about to complete its second week of spring football, and head coach Mike Birdwell said he is happy with how the players are competing. The retention of the returners is what has pleased the coaching staff the most because players […]

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Marble Falls High School rising senior running back Dillon Mayberry is one of many returners who will begin spring football drills at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. Mayberry had 103 carries for 506 yards and two touchdowns last season. File photo

Marble Falls football’s spring season starts April 26; game is May 21

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The 2018 football season starts at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 26, for the Marble Falls High School Mustangs. Marble Falls will have the first of 15 practices plus the spring game, which is slated for a 3:20 p.m. start Monday, May 21, at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive. […]

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