Amarillo by afternoon for six-man

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Richard Zowie/The Highlander
The Faith Flames, seen here in a game earlier this season, will open the playoffs tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Amarillo San Jacinto Christian Academy.

By Richard Zowie

Highlander Sports Editor

Faith Academy Football's season will continue at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 as they travel on the road to play Amarillo San Jacinto Christian Academy in the first round of the six-man football playoffs.


Park fast and hop on the Mustang Express

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An aerial map shows the route from Ranch to Market Road 1431 to Marble Falls High School 'Home' parking via Mustang Drive and 'Visitors' and Colt Elementary School parking via the Manzano Mile.

Parking for Marble Falls High School (MFHS) Mustang football and Lady ‘Stangs volleyball has two overflow options and fans can depend on the Mustang Express Shuttle to get to the games, even on the most crowded nights.

For the best parking for Friday game nights this fall, the following parking tips from the Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) will be helpful to gain the most convenient access to events:

• Volleyball fans should arrive early to park in the “Home” parking off Mustang Drive for access to the Max Copeland Gym.

• Handicap parking for football is available off Mustang Drive behind the MFHS band hall. Handicap parking for Volleyball is available adjacent to the Max Copeland Gym.


Touch up before touchdowns

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Contributed/Karen Bailey

A lone worker repaints the light poles Friday, Aug. 5, at the Marble Falls Middle School football stadium, using a lift and controlling it from the bucket. Meanwhile, football two-a-day practice for the high school Mustangs starts Monday, Aug. 8.


Marble Falls' Becker first to sign with SMU

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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.

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