Sports

Wed
25
Feb

Dawgs finish-up versus Llano’s Jackets

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports
 
The freshmen and JV Bulldog basketball teams played their final games of the 2014- 15 season last Tuesday night at Bulldog gym versus Llano’s Yellowjackets. Both turned out to be great games with the JV boys claiming victory, 50-46; while the freshman boys almost pulled out the win, 46-42.

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Wed
25
Feb

Lady Dawgs win Bi-District Championship

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports
 
The Lady Bulldog basketball team entered post season play last week with a Bi-District game on Tuesday against Navarro. Burnet took to the courts as the fourth place representative out of District 25-4A and Navarro was the District Champ from 26-4A. Burnet really struggled in the first period of play against the Lady Panthers. Micayla Light and Valerie Solis each hit one bucket and that was the extent of Burnet’s scoring in the first eight minutes of play. Navarro posted 12 to take a 12-4 lead.

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Wed
18
Feb

Romero state bound

The Burnet Water Dawg swim team and Bulldog senior diver, Angel Romero recently competed at the 5A and under
Regional Meet. The Bulldogs were very well represented with Keirstin Pratt, Meghan Hoefling, Samantha Stephens and Chelsea Warden competing on the girls side, while Joseph Hugunin, Angel Romero, Cole Kinsey, and Dustin Barnett swam on the boys side.

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Wed
18
Feb

A season of gained experience

The freshman and JV Bulldog basketball teams played their final games on Tuesday night in Burnet. The subvarsity teams continued to work hard week in and week out through a season of some tough ups and downs

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Wed
11
Feb

Lady Dawg basketball ready for playoffs

By Wayne Craig

The Lady Bulldog basketball team played their final district game on Tuesday night in Liberty Hill and are now ready to make a run in the playoffs. As of presstime Burnet held a fourth place spot in District 25-4A with a 5-4 record. The Panthers have maintained the top spot in the district followed by Lampasas in second and Taylor in third. The Salado Lady Eagles and Llano’s Lady Jackets will not advance to the post season bracket.

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Wed
11
Feb

Hall and Chafin make it official on Signing Day

Senior football players Kody Hall and Cameron Chafin made it official last week. Hall (at left) signed to play ball for Blinn Junior College and Chafin (at right) will be heading a little north to play for Hardin Simmons University. Several teammates, family, friends and coaches joined the two on Wednesday morning in the Burnet High School Library to celebrate the achievement. Hall is the son of Burnet football coach Kevin Hall and Jodie Hall. Chafin is the son of Randy and Teresa Chafin. The two will join their new teams this fall.

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Wed
04
Feb

Lady Dawgs claim big 25-4A wins

By Wayne Craig

The varsity Lady Bulldog basketball team improved their 25-4A record to 4-3 with two big wins last week over Lampasas and Llano. The girls have two games remaining on their schedule with Salado coming to Burnet on Friday and a road game at Liberty Hill next Tuesday. Burnet’s first game last week was the second round opener against Lampasas. The Lady Badgers handed Burnet their first district loss in round one and the girls in green were eager to even the score.

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Wed
04
Feb

Dawgs stand in third after round one

By Wayne Craig

The varsity Bulldog basketball team entered their final week of round one play with a 1-2 record after falling short to 25-4A front-runners, Taylor and Liberty Hill. But last week was a nice rebound for the Dawgs who picked up wins over Lampasas and Llano to improve to 3-2 at the close of the first round. Liberty Hill and Taylor are still leading the way. The Panthers are 5-0 after knocking off Llano and Taylor last week. Taylor fell to 4-1 after the Liberty Hill defeat and a win over Salado.

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Wed
28
Jan

Dawgs bringing the power

By Wayne Craig

The Muscle Dawgs competed at a large and talented Lampasas Badger Invitational last Thursday night and several lifters in green did a great job. Results will be listed starting with squat, followed by bench, deadlift, and total. Each lifter competes against all grade levels in their own weight division. Jared McHazlett once again did a great job claiming first overall with lifts of 500, 275, and 525 for a 1300. Cullen Ferrill took third in his division with a 480, 245, and 440 for 1165.

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Wed
28
Jan

Dawgs defeat Salado for district win

By Wayne Craig

The varsity Burnet Bulldog basketball team fell to 1-2 last week with a Tuesday win over Salado and a Friday night loss to Liberty Hill. On Tuesday the Dawgs hosted the Eagles and after one quarter of play the game was knotted up at eight all. Darius Johnson and Jesse Pollard each hit one bucket from the field while Burnet’s other points came by way of the free-throw line. The close game was soon a thing of the past as Burnet exploded with 22 points in the second quarter.

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