Sports

Fri
05
Feb

Mustang boys pick up soccer win; MFHS girls drop

Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Perla Osorio battles a Georgetown defender during Tuesday's soccer game at Mustang Stadium. Marble Falls' girls squad stayed close with Georgetown until falling back to a 3-0 deficit by the end of the game.

From staff reports

Marble Falls' Cristian Santibanez, Tino Dominguez and Alexis Acosta scored goals to help the Mustang boys' soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Georgetown on Tuesday at Georgetown.

Marble Falls is 10-2-1 on the season and 2-1 in District 25-5A play.

The girls' squad dropped to the Eagles late in the game, 3-0.

For complete coverage, please read The Highlander's sports section in the Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, edition either in print or as an e-edition subscriber.

Thu
04
Feb

Marble Falls' Becker first to sign with SMU

Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Ryan Becker and Ethan Reed signed letters of intent on Wednesday's National Signing Day for football players. Becker plans to play for Southern Methodist University and Reed has signed to play for Abilene Christian University.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Marble Falls senior Ryan Becker was the first to get in his papers on Wednesday on National Signing day for college football players. Becker said he was the first to contact his positon coach with the Mustangs on the big day for high school football players.

Becker and teammate Ethan Reed, a linebacker, both formalized their college plans at a signing party at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Marble Falls fieldhouse.

It was a packed house of parents, fans, coaches and administrators at the Wednesday signing.

Reed signed with Abilene Christian University.

Tue
02
Feb

New district levels up playing field

Mark Goodson/The Highlander
Marble Falls athletic director Matt Green tells members of the Mustangs of their new district for the next two school years.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

The Mustangs are going south for the next two years, joining schools closer to their enrollment. Marble Falls will still be one of the smallest schools in its new District 26-5A as announced Monday in the biennial Univeristy Interscholastic League alignments.

The big news is Marble Falls is done with the Cedar Parks and Leanders for the foreseeable future.

The new district includes Kerrville Tivy, Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion, Medina Valley, Lockhart, Seging and Dripping Springs.

For complete coverage, please read Tuesday's Highlander. 

Fri
08
Jan

Lady Stangs fall to Dripping Springs

Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Reann Hall makes her way down the lane against Dripping Springs on Tuesday, as the Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Mustangs, 58-41, to dip Marble Falls to 0-4 in district play.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

A big second quarter by Dripping Springs proved to be the difference in Tuesday’s District 25-5A 51-48 defeat over the Marble Falls Lady Mustangs.

Dripping Springs defense and the Lady Tigers sharp passing were the difference.

Marble Falls found itself in a 29-12 hole at halftime and were unable to get any closer than 17 points down the stretch in the 58-41 district loss.

Marble Falls (12-11, 0-4) will hit the road Friday against the Georgetown Lady Eagles.

Fri
08
Jan

Mustang Soccer Schedule - 2016

Mustangs headed to varsity tournament in Hays.

Marble Falls Mustang soccer

Th/Fr/Sat Jan. 7-9  -- Hays Tournament varsity only

Tuesday, Jan. 12 -- Shoemaker 5 p.m., 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 15 -- Austin Lanier 4:30 p.m. JV Gold only

Th/Fr/Sat Jan, 14-16 -- Killeen Tournament varsity only

Tuesday, Jan. 19 -- at Westwood 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. No varsity

Th/Fr/Sat Jan. 21-23 -- JV & JVB Austin Tourn Away No varsity

Fri
08
Jan

Lady Flames improve to 19-5

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Faith Academy will be looking for reach the 20-win plateau Friday night when the Lady Flames travel to Concordia for a TAPPS Class 3A district contest.

The Lady Flames (19-5) won three of four games in last week’s Burnet holiday tournament, beating Class 6A Austin Akins, 4A Lampasas and 4A Burnet. The only loss in the public school tournament was to 4A Wimberley.

On Tuesday, the Lady Flames demolished San Antonio St. Anthony 56-25.

Fri
08
Jan

On the court

Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Lyndsi Woods drippings upcourt for the junior varsity team during this week's action on the hardwoods.

Fri
08
Jan

Mustangs show effort in fourth quarter

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Marble Falls woke up in the fourth quarter, but it was too late in a 65-53 loss to Dripping Springs on the road Tuesday night.

The Mustangs put together a stretch where they scored 17 points in a three-minute span to cut the final margin.

Josh Mosley, Ethan Riley and Andrew Stripling combined for 23 points in the fourth quarter.

Thu
12
Nov

Bank supports girls' basketball program

American Bank of Texas senior vice president J.Don McAlpin presented a check of $2,000 to the Marble Falls girsl' basketball program on Thursday. American Bank of Texas is the title sponsor of the Marble Falls annual girls tournament. The tournament begins Thursday, Nov. 19 at Max Copeland Gymnasium. Coach of the Lady Mustangs is David Schubert.

 

Thu
12
Nov

Bank supports girls' basketball program

Mark Goodson/The Highlander
Marble Falls girls' basketball program received a $2,000 check from American Bank of Texas senior vice president J. Don Mclpin on Thursday.

American Bank of Texas senior vice president J.Don McAlpin presented a check of $2,000 to the Marble Falls girsl' basketball program on Thursday. American Bank of Texas is the title sponsor of the Marble Falls annual girls tournament. The tournament begins Thursday, Nov. 19 at Max Copeland Gymnasium. Coach of the Lady Mustangs is David Schubert.

 

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