Sports

City golf course sees rise in traffic, sets free clinic

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For the first time ever, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course logged multiple 200 player days over the summer months, according to Chris Meade, golf course general manager. “COVID-19 has been a boom to the golf industry,” said Chris Meade, general manager of the city’s golf course.

Fast times at Fredericksburg High

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Billies’ new running back coach Erik Hensel’s Texas drawl and laid-back demeanor belie his fast-paced life. Since his marriage in February, Hensel has bought a new home in the area with his bride, Caroline, started a new coaching position, learned a new system and prepped for math instruction at Fredericksburg High School within a span of two months.

Former athletes caught in wake of delays

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Last season’s coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the lives of Fredericksburg athletes. Avery Stephens, who had a chance at winning a third state championship for Fredericksburg High School in team tennis, saw those dreams cut short when the virus shut down school and the spring season.

Longhorns head to Junction for season start

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Coach Chad Zenner’s Harper Longhorns head into week three of practice with an eye toward the start of their school year and their first scrimmage in Junction. Harper ISD students started school today, Wednesday, and the Longhorns start their season on the road against Junction at 6:30 p.m.

Harper splits first two games of 2020-21 season

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Harper High School volleyball has officially begun play for the 2020 season. The Ladyhorns split their first two games of the season, defeating Llano on Friday (21- 25, 25-12, 25-15, 25-21) and taking a loss to Ingram Tom Moore, Tuesday, Aug.