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Making friends is easy for Reveille X, Faith Academy graduate

CAPTION: Reveille X makes The Fire Pit, Faith Academy of Marble Falls’ gymnasium, her home away from Aggieland during the holiday. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro The most beautiful Aggie on campus, Reveille X, spent her holiday break in Burnet County with her corporate handler, Faith Academy of Marble Falls graduate Grayson Poage. The two have been on campus supporting the Flames and Lady Flames, especially during the basketball games. It was obvious a special guest was in attendance when small crowds gathered in a corner of The Fire Pit…

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Marble Falls girls basketball player Tea Rodriguez signs her NLI to Murray State College

CAPTION: Marble Falls senior guard Tea Rodriguez hugs Malcolm Canada, her coach who gives her private lessons, during her signing ceremony. Courtesy photo Marble Falls High School senior girls basketball player Tea Rodriguez celebrated signing with Murray State College with a ceremony at Max Copeland Gym Dec. 18. Rodriguez committed to the program Sept. 13 and signed and sent in her National Letter of Intent Nov. 9, the first day of the early signing period, to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I school. The Lady Mustangs (11-6) have…

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Four days of excitement to Texas Longhorns football

In a span of four days, seven players committed to the Texas Longhorns football team and pushed the burnt orange to No. 5 in the class rankings. It’s a period that began with a simple tweet from Isidore Newman senior quarterback Arch Manning declaring his commitment to head coach Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns on June 23. Since then, a firestorm of media coverage on all levels talked about Manning’s commitment to the Longhorns and asked the dreaded question fans have come to hate — does this mean the Longhorns…

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Ten Highland Lakes Sports Insights

Welcome to this weekly column where readers will find a summary of sports across the region and the impressions left on this writer. This weekend is the first of several state track meets beginning with the Class 2A meet of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The Faith Academy of Marble Falls boys team is looking to successfully defend its state title. Head coach Steve McCannon, who is a numbers whiz as well as a great coach, told me his projections showed the team title will come down…

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FAMF graduate Poage named Reveille’s mascot corporal

When Texas A&M Company E-2 cadet Grayson Poage was told about an unexpected special ceremony at Kyle Field April 8, the freshman was more than curious about why. When he was called to the front of the gathering at the memorial site of where beloved Reveilles have been laid to rest, the 2021 Faith Academy of Marble Falls graduate didn’t know what was next. When he was told he had been selected as the new mascot corporal of the university’s adored Reveille X, he barely had enough time to process…

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