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Marble Falls tennis duos advance to regional tournament

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When tennis teams competing in the District 17-5A tournament at Leander Glenn High School exited buses April 2-3, few might have given more than a fighting chance to a couple of doubles teams from Marble Falls High School. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School tennis player Mason Williams (seated) signs his national letter of intent to play for Arkansas’s University of the Ozarks, a NCAA Division III program, during a ceremony March 11. Courtesy photo

MFHS’s Mason Williams to play tennis at University of Ozarks

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School senior tennis player Mason Williams signed a national letter of intent March 11 to play the sport for the University of the Ozarks. (more…)

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LOCALS LOVE US: Marble Falls coach Lerin Lockwood an ace with voters

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Lerin Lockwood received the email telling her she had been voted the Marble Falls area’s favorite coach by The Picayune readers and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune listeners, she hit reply with a three-word sentence: “Are you serious?” (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis, soccer players sign letters of intent

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School seniors Kelly Copeland and Madison Dyer signed their letters of intent Feb. 4 to play soccer and tennis, respectively. (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis loses to Cedar Park and Dripping Springs

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team suffered back-to-back losses to Cedar Park, 7-10, on Sept. 24 and Dripping Springs, 6-10, on Sept. 23. Marble Falls head coach Jeff Savage said the Mustangs played well despite the defeats. (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis loses to district contest to Vista Ridge

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team lost 10-9 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge on Sept. 12. Marble Falls (1-2 in District 25-5A) earned its ninth point when McKenzey Fox won her singles match with two matches remaining. (more…)

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Marble Falls team tennis squad gets district win over Leander

LEANDER — The Marble Falls High School tennis team stunned Leander 10-8 in its second District 25-5A matchup of the season Sept. 9. The overall win came down to AnneClaire McCannon’s match. She came back to win in a tiebreaker after dropping the opening set. (more…)

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Former Marble Falls Junior High tennis coach Nancy Herrington stands near the archway of the Charlie & Nancy Herrington Tennis Center on Sept. 2. She and her husband, Charlie, were honored for their decades of dedication to the Marble Falls tennis program. Charlie Herrington, a former Marble Falls High School tennis coach, died March 26. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Herringtons recognized at renamed MFHS tennis center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Friends gathered at the Marble Falls High School tennis courts to honor and dedicate the complex to the couple credited with turning the program into a powerhouse in the 1980s. The venue is now called the Charlie & Nancy Herrington Tennis Center. And fans can sit on […]

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Marble Falls tennis holding dedication ceremony for Herrington center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Community members are invited to a dedication ceremony of the Charlie and Nancy Herrington Tennis Center at Marble Falls High School at 3 p.m. Sept. 2. Then, at 4 p.m. the Mustangs play Fredericksburg, just the way the Herringtons want, head coach Jeff Savage said.  (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis holding training camp, free clinic for kids

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team is adding another task to the first week of training camp, which begins Aug. 11. The Mustangs are conducting a free tennis clinic for players ages 6 through the eighth grade Aug. 12-14. (more…)

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Resurfacing the Marble Falls Middle School tennis courts will allow students to maximize their time better without having to be bused to the high school, Marble Falls Independent School District Assistant Superintendent Allen Roberts said. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls Middle School tennis courts to get some love

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School won’t be the only campus with a usable tennis complex. Marble Falls Independent School District officials announced the four tennis courts at Marble Falls Middle School will get resurfaced this summer. The work is scheduled to begin at the end of July and finish […]

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Marble Falls honors athletes at awards ceremony May 19

MARBLE FALLS — Audience members loudly applauded the accomplishments of the Marble Falls High School tennis, golf, powerlifting and track-and-field teams during the annual awards ceremony May 19. Each coach handed out individual team awards and certificates of participation.  (more…)

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Marble Falls tennis complex named in honor of Charlie and Nancy Herrington

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The presentations took longer than the vote. The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees took less than 10 seconds to unanimously approve renaming the tennis facility at the high school the Charlie and Nancy Herrington Tennis Center during its regular board meeting April 21. The […]

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Marble Falls girls tennis duo goes 1-1 at regional tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — The Marble Falls High School doubles team of Hanna Dockery and Madison Dyer finished 1-1 at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15. The two posted an overall record of 17-4 for the season.  (more…)

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Marble Falls High School girls doubles partners Madison Dyer (left) and Hannah Dockery show the silver medals they captured for reaching the finals of the District 25-4A tournament April 2-3. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls tennis duo advances to regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School girls doubles team of Hannah Dockery and Madison Dyer was the runner-up in the District 25-4A tournament April 3. The duo, who began the district tournament seeded No. 2, will play at the Class 4A Region IV tournament April 15-16 at the […]

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Lessons from Charlie Herrington went beyond the tennis court

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE COMMUNITY MARBLE FALLS — After a celebratory dinner with family for winning the District 25-4A crown in girls doubles in 2010, then-Marble Falls High School players Devon Dockery and Kyleigh Ann Futrell ended the evening by paying a visit to Hidden Falls Country Club tennis pro Charlie Herrington. Herrington had been […]

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Marble Falls tennis duo wins Mason tourney

Marble Falls High School girls doubles-team partners Hannah Dockery (left) and Madison Dyer captured first place at the Mason Tournament on March 28-29. The Lady Mustangs, along with head coach Jeff Savage (center), dedicated the tournament to longtime tennis pro Charlie Herrington, who died March 26. All three took private lessons from Herrington. The mixed-doubles […]

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Burnet, Marble Falls tennis players compete in weekend tournaments

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet High School tennis team competed in matches against Faith Academy of Marble Falls on Feb. 27 and at the Austin Akins Tournament on Feb. 28. At Akins, the Bulldogs finished in the top three of the mixed-doubles division, which drew 12 teams. The Burnet doubles team of Price […]

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Marble Falls tennis player third in singles at Mason Shootout

FROM STAFF REPORTS MASON — The Marble Falls High School tennis team competed in the Mason Shootout tournament Feb. 14-15. Senior Mike Stripling finished third in boys singles. But perhaps the most interesting part of the tournament occurred during the semifinals when Stripling faced Abilene High’s No. 1 player. The Eagles are regarded as having […]

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Marble Falls tennis team rallies for back-to-back wins; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against […]

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Marble Falls tennis rallies for victories; district next

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Just when it looked as if their team tennis matches were lost, the Marble Falls High School Mustangs got some outcome-changing wins. Marble Falls trailed Cedar Park High 7-9 with three matches remaining and rallied for a 10-9 victory a day after the doing the same against […]

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Marble Falls tennis loses to Leander in district contest

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team lost to Leander 9-10 on Sept. 17. The Mustangs were a match behind with two matches left to play but couldn’t recover. The top two Marble Falls boys were out because of health reasons. (more…)

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TENNIS ROUNDUP: Marble Falls beats Vista Ridge; Burnet-Liberty Hill reschedule

Marble Falls def. Vista Ridge 10-4 CEDAR PARK — The Marble Falls High School tennis team earned its first win of the District 25-4A team tennis season. The Mustangs defeated Cedar Park Vista Ridge 10-4 on Sept. 10. “Team played hard and executed better shots, especially at the net,” Marble Falls head coach Jeff Savage […]

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Marble Falls tennis team falls to Leander Rouse in district competition

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School tennis team began the District 25-4A team tennis competition with a 3-10 loss to Leander Rouse on Sept. 6. Marble Falls (0-1) picked up wins in girls doubles by Madison Dyer and Hanna Dockery and AnneClaire McCannon and Savannah Vincent and in girls singles […]

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The 2013-2014 Marble Falls varsity tennis team includes Makenzie Harrison (front row, left), Kaylin Zavala, Savannah Vincent, Lauren Parten, Madison Dyer, AnneClaire McCannon and Hanna Dockery; Noah Guillen (back row, left), Liam Baskin, Mike Stripling, Regan Hanish and Jared Edwards. Varsity players not pictured are Tess Cryer, Michael Holder, Jordan Childress and Wiley Baskin. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW 2013: Marble Falls tennis

TEAM: Marble Falls High School tennis HEAD COACH: Jeff Savage DISTRICT: 25-4A 2012 RESULT: Madison Dyer and graduate Ashley Stallard finished second at the district tournament and third at the Class 4A Region IV tournament and (more…)

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Marble Falls Middle School tennis players earn gold at Lampasas tourney

Marble Falls Middle School eighth-grade tennis players Colby Orton (left), Heath Dooley, Cameron Wright and Bo McCasland all earned gold medals while playing at the recent Lampasas Tournament. Wright and Orton were tops in boys doubles, while McCasland took first in boys singles, and Dooley, along with partner Megan Offutt (not pictured), won mixed doubles. […]

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