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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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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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Faith Academy of Marble Falls welcomes Jeremy Wentrcek as its new football coach and director of athletics. Courtesy photo

Jeremy Wentrcek finally says ‘yes’ to Faith Academy football, director of athletics jobs

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls officials twice tried to hire Jeremy Wentrcek as its football coach and director of athletics. The third was the charm as Wentrcek said “yes” to both positions June 7. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School graduates Elicia Gonzales (left), Summer Riley, and Jaden Deleon are all smiles after helping the Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star gold team to a 9-7 win over the FCA All-Star blue team in the organization’s all-star game June 11. The gold team’s head coach was Tim Richter (right), the Marble Falls High School head softball coach. Courtesy photo

Former Lady Mustangs help FCA softball team to victory; Mustang coach leads winning squad

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO SAN MARCOS — The chance to play softball together one more time was a great incentive for 2018 Marble Falls High School graduates Elicia Gonzales, Summer Riley, and Jaden Deleon. Throw in suiting up once again for Lady Mustangs head coach Tim Richter, and the trio’s invitations to the Fellowship of […]

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Rich Powers was promoted to track-and-field head coach at Marble Falls High School. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls appoints Rich Powers as new track head coach

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Independent School District officials didn’t have to look far to find its new track-and-field head coach at Marble Falls High School. (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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Burnet 7-on-7 football team returning to state tournament after strong qualifier

Burnet 7-on-7 football team returning to state tournament after strong qualifier

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — After a one-year hiatus, the Burnet High School 7-on-7 football team is back at the Division II state tournament thanks to a strong showing during the Fredericksburg State Qualifying Tournament. (more…)

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Beloved Marble Falls track coach and mentor Anthony Torns taking private coaching job

Beloved Marble Falls track coach and mentor Anthony Torns taking private coaching job

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With 10 meters to go at the District 26-5A meet April 5, Marble Falls High School’s Gisela Mata was on her way to winning the junior varsity 1600-meter run. Mata had pulled away from the pack with 300 meters to go and left no doubt she was going […]

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Faith Academy athletic director Randy Denton ‘shocked’ after school lets him go

Faith Academy athletic director Randy Denton ‘shocked’ after school lets him go

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls contacted athletic director Randy Denton on May 22 to inform him the school was going in a different direction. (more…)

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Faith Academy begins work on $5.2M athletic facility; phase 1 includes football field

Faith Academy begins work on $5.2M athletic facility; phase 1 includes football field

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — As people waited in the lobby of the Faith Academy of Marble Falls student life center, alumna and assistant track-and-field coach Mary Ann Nunnally turned to a visitor and enthusiastically asked, “Isn’t this exciting?” (more…)

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