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Roddick Tennis Center

Granite Shoals looks to sports facility’s future as Roddick foundation partnership ends

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO As its partnership with the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation comes to an end, the city of Granite Shoals can now move forward with plans to build a more diverse athletic complex. During the Granite Shoals City Council meeting July 9, city officials announced the end of the partnership. The decision came […]

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Dana Delgado and the Chicago North Stars

70-year-old Dana Delgado brings home basketball gold

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Seventy-year-old Dana Delgado is a national basketball champion. The Burnet County resident is a member of the Chicago North Stars 3-on-3 basketball team, which won gold in the National Senior Games. The event was held June 14-25 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and featured more than 14,000 athletes and dozens of competitions […]

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Marble Falls 8U all-star softball team

Despite loss, Marble Falls youth softball team makes regional tournament based on play

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A tough 14-13 loss to the Round Rock Fury at a PONY sectional tournament June 16 should have ended the Marble Falls 8-and-under all-star softball team’s season. But despite the loss, the team is headed to the regional competition. (more…)

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MFHS runner Goggans ends summer season with 5th place

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School junior Bailey Goggans ended her summer running season with a fifth-place finish in the 800 meters at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle on June 15. (more…)

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Athletes in Action assistant basketball coach Zakk Revelle stands in front of the living stones in Tel Gezer, Israel, site of the team’s first devotional in that country. Courtesy photo

Zakk Revelle deepens faith, coaches basketball in Israel

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Zakk Revelle recently returned to Marble Falls from Israel, where he served as assistant coach for Athletes in Action. Spending time and walking in the same area as Jesus did more than 2,000 years ago had a profound effect on the Faith Academy boys head basketball coach and director of basketball […]

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Tyler Porter and family

Marble Falls checks off boxes for new baseball coach and family

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO It didn’t take long for new Marble Falls High School baseball coach Tyler Porter to understand the importance of his sport to the school district. (more…)

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Bailey Goggans

Marble Falls runner finishes second at Nashville meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School’s Bailey Goggans finished second at the Music City Distance Carnival in Nashville on June 1, setting a new personal best in a race that featured four of the top 12 nationally ranked 800-meter high school runners. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School

Marble Falls tennis player and golfer sign college letters

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Two Marble Falls High School seniors made their college selections official May 21 after signing their national letters of intent. (more…)

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Burnet 7-on-7

Burnet 7-on-7 squad snags state ticket on last-second score

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet Bulldogs are back at the state 7-on-7 football tournament for the 10th time in 11 years, and they earned the spot in dramatic fashion at their own qualifying tournament May 25. (more…)

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Lady Dawgs assistant receives statewide coaching honor

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Texas high school basketball coaches consider Burnet High School’s Lacy Parker among the Lone Star State’s best. (more…)

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Stephen Shipley returns as Faith’s head football coach

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After stepping down as Faith Academy’s head football coach three years ago, Stephen Shipley is back in the red and black. Faith Academy of Marble Falls officials made the announcement May 23. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls

Faith basketball and softball players sign college letters

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls celebrated two of its seniors, Whytne West and Aaron Marks, who will play college sports after graduation. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School football coach Brian Herman

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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Granite Shoals sports complex at Quarry Park

Granite Shoals rethinks more tennis courts at sports complex

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Granite Shoals city leaders are re-evaluating the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation’s plans to build four more tennis courts at Quarry Park. (more…)

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Burnet High School's Riley Page

Burnet cheerleaders, distance runner sign Letters of Intent

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The recent round of college signings at Burnet High School was a cheerful affair — quite literally — as two cheerleaders and a track athlete put their names to National Letters of Intent. (more…)

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Three Granite Country soccer teams compete at state

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Three Granite Country Youth Soccer Association teams advanced to state tournaments after finishing  in the top two at Western District competitions in their respective age groups and levels of play. (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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Burnet High School basketball

Lady Dawgs Brinkley, Greenwell to play college basketball

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School girls basketball players Paris Brinkley and Trynadee Greenwell are taking their skills to the next level. (more…)

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Marble Falls runner Bailey Goggans: 2 golds, state record

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School sophomore runner Bailey Goggans returned to the Class 5A state track-and-field meet May 10 with one goal: do better than she did in 2018. (more…)

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Marble Falls high jumper Kason O’Riley ties for fourth at state meet

Marble Falls high jumper Kason O’Riley ties for 4th at state

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School sophomore Kason O’Riley tied for fourth place in the high jump at the Class 5A state track-and-field meet May 10 at Mike Meyers Stadium on the University of Texas campus in Austin. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys track place second at state meet.

Faith Academy boys place second at state track meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys track-and-field team earned the best finish in program history at a state meet, finishing second at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class 3A competition May 4 at Waco Midway High School stadium. (more…)

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New Marble Falls High School head boys basketball coach Travis Crain (left) stands with retired Mustangs head basketball coach Larry Berkman, who is now a member of the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees. The board approved Crain’s hire May 9. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Travis Crain returns ‘home’ as Mustangs basketball coach

  CORRECTION: A previous headline for this story had coach Travis Crain’s name misspelled as Cain. DailyTrib.com apologizes for the error. STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Travis Crain is back in purple and gold — this time as the head boys basketball coach at Marble Falls High School. And he couldn’t be happier. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School soccer player Jessica De La Hoya signed to play for Concordia University on April 26 as her parents, Junior Ramirez (left) and Veronica De La Hoya, and baby sister Aleena looked on. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls girls soccer captain signs to play for Concordia

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The undisputed leader of the Marble Falls High School girls soccer team signed a National Letter of Intent on April 26 to play for Concordia University. (more…)

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Casey Schubert takes over as head volleyball coach at Burnet High School. File photo

Burnet has new head volleyball and softball coaches, offensive coordinator for football

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Technically, Burnet High School is getting two new head coaches for the 2019-20 school year, though one has worn Bulldogs green in the past. (more…)

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Kaden Foren (left) of the Knights and Copper Laird of the Red Devils battled for the ball during a matchup of 8-and-under Granite Country Youth Soccer Association teams March 16, the opening day of spring soccer. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Granite Country Youth Soccer Association celebrates 40th

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Before Aleksey Ismaylov was a Granite Country Youth Soccer Association coach and volunteer, he was a boy in Ukraine longing to play what he then knew as the game of football. Born in 1987, four years before the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ismaylov said life in Ukraine was difficult. (more…)

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Granite Country athletes playing at the old Marble Falls Junior High field on RR 1431, the present-day location of Marble Falls Elementary School. Courtesy photo 

Laying the foundation for Granite Country Youth Soccer

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One of the oldest youth soccer organizations in Central Texas, based in the Highland Lakes, was started in the late 1970s by two kids who just wanted to play. (more…)

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