Sports

FHS to compete in Salado

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After winning their own tournament, the Fredericksburg High School Billies girls’ soccer team has set their sights on the Salado Eagles Classic Tournament this weekend. They are scheduled to play Lake Belton at 11 a.m.

Girls prep for post-season play

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At the midway point of the District 28-4A regular season, Fredericksburg High School Billies girls’ basketball coach Carrie Grona likes what she sees. “They are doing well,” Grona said about the team.

Boys’ team ready for another tournament

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After tying for third place in the Dripping Springs Invitational last weekend against 5A opponents, the Fredericksburg High School Billies’ boys’ soccer team is looking to advance to the championship bracket at the Texan Cup this coming weekend in Wimberley.

Billies eye wins, after triple OT loss to rival Boerne

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Even after two intense and physical games against District 28-4A rivals No. 6 Boerne and Wimberley last week, the Fredericksburg High School Billies boys’ basketball team practiced during the MLK holiday break to gear up for Tuesday’s District 28-4A road game against Bandera.

FHS cheer squad gets 24th in state compo

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From 70th to 24th place was the distance the Fredericksburg High School cheer squad traveled in just three years, competing in the University Interscholastic League’s Spirit State Championships. The Billies placed 24th in competition last Friday in Fort Worth.

Ladyhorns fine tune their play for San Saba

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With five more games left on their District 29-2A schedule and a road game against San Saba on Friday, the Harper girls’ basketball team is using their open Tuesday to take a break. “We will not practice after school on Tuesday and take the day off to rest their legs,” said Coach Vance Millican.

HELL BENT ON FINISHING

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Members of the HOT Swim Team carried who participated in the 10th year of “Hell Week” were, from left, front row – Luke Fuchs, Sarah Grace Walton and Courtney Jensen; second row – Leah Junker, Sophie Sanchez and Alice Welder; third row – Maia Fuchs, Elijah Junker and Anna Kate Goodson; back row – George Stenberg. They swam a 22-minute mile on New Year’s DAy to cap off their 20-mile week-long holiday practice schedule. — Submitted photo

Operations Orphans sets new schedule

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Operation Orphans has set dates for the “Take a Child Fishing and Hunting” programs for the 2021 year, after canceling last year’s fishing programs due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fishing dates are: April 17 — boys and April 24 — girls.

Heritage players win accolades

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Five Heritage football players made the all-state first team and the Eagles raked in 25 post-season awards, after finishing the TAPPS Six-Man Football Division III season in the semifinal round of the playoffs.