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Marble Falls teacher starting volleyball program for young kids in K-6

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Lerin Lockwood has been around the sport of volleyball since she was 2 years old and developed a love for it. Now, she wants to transfer that passion to elementary students in the Highland Lakes through her Rising Stars Youth Volleyball program, which is for boys and girls […]

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Granite Shoals OKs partnership with MFISD for playing fields

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — With no public soccer and ballfields within its boundaries, Granite Shoals took a step closer to rectifying that issue at a recent city council meeting. (more…)

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With talks between the city of Marble Falls and the Marble Falls Independent School District continuing with the aim of signing a facilities agreement, the biggest benefactors will be the youth of the Highland Lakes such as these young soccer stars in the making. File photo

Marble Falls, MFISD partner for more recreational opportunities

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The city of Marble Falls and the Marble Falls Independent School District are in talks to develop sports fields near Marble Falls High School and allow youth and adults to use gymnasiums on school campuses. (more…)

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Granite Shoals, MFISD partner to create youth sports fields

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A unanimous vote will change the landscape of the city of Granite Shoals and enhance sports opportunities for its youngest residents.  (more…)

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The Marble Falls under-14 softball team is heading to the Pony League softball regionals on June 24 at the Cedar Park Youth League complex, 1225 Cypress Creek Road in Cedar Park. The 14U squad consists of coach Brianna Hamilton (back, left), players Emily Norton, Tapenga Macias, Mikaella Garcia, Adrianna Garza, Krissy Macias, Lindy Grubbs, coach John Hamilton, players Kamryn Preece (front, left), Jesse Stephenson, Bailey Hamilton, Trinity Blum, Brooklyn Chavez and Monika Gonzales. In the back is coach Leno Garza. Not pictured is coach Jimmy Grubbs. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls youth baseball, softball teams at regionals

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Despite having a great grasp on the fundamentals of a sport, it sometimes takes a little extra, something you can’t necessarily see, to give a team the edge. That’s what Marble Falls Pony coaches faced with the 14-and-under squad during a sectional tournament June 10-12. (more…)

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Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Zane Lewis remembers as a youth avoiding bad habits because of the advice of his coach. “My coach told me if I started smoking that I wouldn’t be able to run as fast, and I wouldn’t be able to breathe, so I didn’t smoke because I really enjoyed […]

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J.D. Engler leaving game but not before making mark on local youth sports

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Friends weren’t surprised to learn J.D. Engler wanted to officially leave the Marble Falls Youth Baseball and Softball Association as quietly as executing a suicide squeeze. (more…)

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Youth sports camps abundant this summer in Highland Lakes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Young athletes have numerous opportunities to improve their skills in various sports thanks to summer camps across Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

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