Sports

Scrimmage to provide insight into Mustang season

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The Mustangs football team has worked more play reps into their practices this season than last year. The team played their first scrimmage of 2020 on Thursday night. Full coverage of the game will be in the Sept. 22 issue of The Highlander.

COVID-19 restrictions limit capacity for indoor events

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Sports are back at Marble Falls High School, but the stands will not be packed as expected after a six month hiatus from competition. In accordance with the UIL's policies and regulations, all athletic facilities are limited to no more than 50 percent capacity.

Texas hunting, fishing licenses on sale now

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With the start of a new hunting season fast approaching, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding hunters and anglers that current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except the Year-from-Purchase All-Water Package) will expire at the end of August. New licenses for the 2020-21 season are on sale now.

UIL regulates capacity limits for school athletic events

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Marble Falls Mustangs football games will not have the packed stands that most fans are accustomed to on Friday nights after the UIL released guidelines for 2020-21 sporting events. On Aug. , the UIL issued a mandate that requires school districts to limit seating at athletic matches to 50 percent capacity. Marble Falls Independent School District officials are adapting to the changes to this year's school and athletics programs. "Health and safety are the most important things we are dealing with," MFISD Athletic Director Rick Hoover said in a press release. "The new restrictions are challenging, but we need to do everything possible to keep our kids and our community safe."