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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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Llano opens district play versus run-heavy Geronimo Navarro

Llano opens district play versus run-heavy Geronimo Navarro

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team is on a four-game winning streak, but that means very little when the Yellow Jackets begin District 13-4A Division II play Friday, Oct. 12. Geronimo Navarro (3-1) travels to Llano to face the Yellow Jackets (4-1) at Llano Stadium, 400 Texas 71 East. (more…)

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Faith Academy loses 55-0 to powerhouse Bracken Christian

Faith Academy loses 55-0 to powerhouse Bracken Christian

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost to Bulverde Bracken Christian 55-0 in a six-man contest Sept. 28. The Flames (1-4) trailed the Warriors (4-0) 39-0 at the end of the first quarter. (more…)

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Llano defeats 'aggressive' San Angelo Lake View 27-7

Llano defeats ‘aggressive’ San Angelo Lake View 27-7

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Llano High School football team got its most impressive win of the season, spoiling Lake View’s homecoming 27-7 on Sept. 28 in San Angelo. (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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Faith Flames on the road against state runner-up Bracken Christian in six-man contest

Faith Flames on the road against state runner-up Bracken Christian in six-man contest

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls six-man football team is preparing to face its toughest challenge of the season Friday, Sept. 28. (more…)

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Cherokee capitalizes on mistakes, beating Faith 46-40

Cherokee capitalizes on mistakes, beating Faith 46-40

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team lost 46-40 on the road to Cherokee on Sept. 21. (more…)

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Llano seeks third straight win in front of homecoming crowd

Llano seeks third straight win in front of homecoming crowd

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — It’s homecoming week at Llano High School, which means a big crowd of enthusiastic fans eager to see if the football team can win three consecutive games. (more…)

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Faith Academy looking for second win at Cherokee

Faith Academy looking for second win at Cherokee

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is set on getting its second win of the season when the Flames face Cherokee on Sept. 21. (more…)

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Llano Yellow Jackets ready to play in 47-21 win over Brady

Llano Yellow Jackets ready to play in 47-21 win over Brady

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BRADY — The Llano High School football team exemplified being ready to play Sept. 14 against Brady. The Yellow Jackets (2-1) led 34-7 at the half en route to a 47-21 victory. (more…)

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Burnet Bulldogs battle back but can't overcome Lockhart

Burnet Bulldogs battle back but can’t overcome Lockhart

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LOCKHART — An early 10-0 deficit to Lockhart in the first quarter Sept. 14 didn’t dissuade the Burnet High School football team from putting together its most complete game of the season so far.  (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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Llano football faces rival Brady and Wing-T offense

Llano football faces rival Brady and Wing-T offense

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — The Llano High School football team is attempting to do something it has not done in several years: get back-to-back wins over rival Brady on Friday, Sept. 14. (more…)

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It was Llano's game from first offensive play; Yellow Jackets beat Luling 36-12

It was Llano’s game from first offensive play; Yellow Jackets beat Luling 36-12

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LULING — The Llano High School football team set the tone against Luling with the first offensive play of the game Sept. 7. (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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Loss is motivation for Llano in game against Luling

Loss is motivation for Llano in game against Luling

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — Llano High School head football coach Matt Green isn’t concerned that the Yellow Jackets will let one loss to beat them twice after falling to Hondo 29-26 on Aug. 31. (more…)

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Faith Academy Flames face pass-heavy Summit Christian

Faith Academy Flames face pass-heavy Summit Christian

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team will rekindle some familiar rivalries after returning to six-man football this year, starting with Cedar Park’s Summit Christian Academy. (more…)

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Hondo's late-game touchdown pushes Owls past Llano 29-26

Hondo’s late-game touchdown pushes Owls past Llano 29-26

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — The Llano High School football team began the 2018 season with a narrow 29-26 loss to Hondo on Aug. 31. The Owls (1-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on the last drive of the contest. (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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Highland Lakes has a shortage of football officials; training being offered for newcomers

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Love them or not, football officials play a vital role in ensuring a game is safe and fair. With a shortage of officials in the Highland Lakes, the Austin Football Officials Association has asked member Brian Jones to find residents willing to give up some of their weeknights […]

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Meet the Jackets and more at Llano High School on Aug. 7

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — As the first day of school quickly approaches for Llano students, Llano High School is gearing up with several events, including Meet the Jackets and Jacket RISE. (more…)

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Hellas Construction workers continue to clear and flatten land in preparation for artificial turf on the new football field and an eight-lane track surrounding it. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

New Faith Academy football field should be ready for season opener Aug. 31

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — As Hellas Construction workers continue to flatten and move dirt on the new Faith Academy of Marble Falls football field and track, Flames athletics director Jeremy Wentrcek said he’s confident the field will be ready for the 2018 season. (more…)

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Marble Falls Independent School District has hired longtime private running coach Chris Schrader as the new high school cross-country coach and middle-distance track coach. With more than four decades of coaching experience behind him, Schrader brings a wealth of knowledge to the Marble Falls program. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls High School’s new cross-country coach has track record of getting athletes to state

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School has a new head cross-country coach who brings a strong background in getting runners to the state meet. (more…)

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Texas Tech University head football coach Kliff Kingsbury (right) shared his thoughts on Burnet High School graduate Sterling Galban, who is now a Red Raider, during Big 12 Media Days in Frisco on July 16. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

BIG 12 MEDIA DAYS: Texas Tech’s Kingsbury discusses Burnet’s Sterling Galban, sidelined due to injury

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FRISCO — A torn ACL will sideline Texas Tech University freshman receiver Sterling Galban for the entire 2018 football season, according to Red Raiders head coach Kliff Kingsbury. (more…)

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Texas Blaze Soriano softball players Piper Guenter (left) and Maddie Hartley show off their state championship rings after winning the Independent Fastpitch Association’s 12-and-under premier tournament June 15-18 in Round Rock. Hartley was named the tournament’s most valuable player. Both attend Marble Falls Middle School. Courtesy photo

Youth softball team led by two Marble Falls players repeats as state champion

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO ROUND ROCK — The Texas Blaze Soriano-select softball team repeated as state champions of the Independent Fastpitch Association’s 12-and-under premier tournament on June 15-18. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School phenom Bailey Goggans competing against top U.S. student-athletes

Marble Falls High School phenom Bailey Goggans competing against top U.S. student-athletes

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GREENSBORO, North Carolina — Now that she’s bested the 800-meter runners in Texas, Marble Falls High School incoming sophomore Bailey Goggans has been crisscrossing the country to race against the top young athletes in the United States. (more…)

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