Featured Football High School 

Second half propels Lampasas football to win at Marble Falls

CAPTION: Marble Falls senior Jasuel Ruiz pushes junior halfback Jamie Castillo into the end zone for two points during the loss to Lampasas. Photo by Stennis Shotts The Marble Falls High School football team lost to Lampasas 42-20 Oct. 28 in its final appearance at Mustang Stadium this season. The two teams played to a 14-14 half-time tie. But the Badgers’ depth took over in scoring touchdowns on three of their five second-half possessions. “At halftime for multiple weeks in a row, I thought we were in a great spot,”…

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Basketball Featured High School 

Next Level caps busy month with tournament victories

Three Next Level basketball teams performed well in tournaments against some great opponents that traveled from across the state and country. Next Level’s 17-and-under girls team went 1-2 at the Foreverland Tournament June 18-19, while the 15-and-under team finished third in its division at the same event with a 2-1 record. The 17-and-under team defeated Nike Pro Skills Roberts 55-32 but lost to Texas Lone Star Gold Dallas 46-42 and to Texas Elite Premier, the host, 46-37. The team, coached by Malcolm Canada, featured MaeSyn Gay, Grace Gates and Zaria…

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Lady Dawgs shut out Lampasas in Battle for U.S. 281

The Burnet High School softball team quickly dispatched of Lampasas on March 8, winning 9-0. Head coach Hailey Wooten noted the Lady Dawgs (15-3) led 3-0 through six innings and then erupted for six runs in the seventh inning. Burnet recorded 15 hits. “I always tell them hitting is contagious,” she said. “If we can get our bats rolling, it triggers all the way down. We have the lineup that can be successful.” Sophomore Landee Harless and senior Savannah Gomez, who signed to play college softball for Concordia University in…

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