Sports

Longhorns hoops bows out

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Harper’s season is over. The Longhorns’ varsity boys’ basketball team bowed out of the playoffs with a loss to San Antonio Lee, 53-43, in the Class 2A bi-district round Monday, Feb. 24, at Johnson City High School.

HARPER GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

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Harper girls’ basketball won a Class 2A area title by beating Thorndale, 39-31, on Friday at Marble Falls High School. Helping Harper were, front, from left, Emily Freitag, Gracie Green and Callie Koenig; back, head coach Vance Millican, Whitney Spaeth, Emily Seewald, Kylie Wosley, Talli Millican, Chloe Palmer, Rachel Perkins and coach Jessica Wosley.

County’s finest young guns

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Gun safety and friendly competition were the focus of Gillespie County’s 35th annual 4-H BB Gun Competition Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.

FHS BOYS’ JUNIOR VARSITY HOOPS

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Fredericksburg High School sophomore Jud Beard drives down the court during the Billies’ junior varsity boys’ basketball game against Boerne on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at FHS Gym. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke