Sports

Wed
27
May

Dawgs earn their ticket

The Burnet Bulldog 7 on 7 team earned their state ticket in their very first attempt taking second place in a tie-breaker situation at Lorena. The Dawgs took first place in their pool defeating McGregor, Gatesville, and China Spring.

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Wed
27
May

Dawgs place nine on 25-4A All-District list

By Wayne Craig

The Burnet Bulldog baseball team placed nine players on the 25-4A All District list last week claiming the newcomer award, three first team spots, three second team spots, and two honorable mentions. The district was loaded with talent for the 2015 season which is evident by the selections.

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Wed
20
May

Shipley nets induction into the Texas High School Hall of Fame

By Wayne Craig
Ask just about anyone in Burnet county that watched No.8 who suited up for the Bulldogs from 2001-2003 and they will tell you it’s no surprise he made it into the Texas High School Hall of Fame. Jordan Shipley is no stranger to being in the spotlight after an impressive career at BHS led he and his team to back-to-back state championships. Since that time he has remained a fan favorite, first at the University of Texas, then in the NFL and now on the Outdoor Channel as a host of Bucks of Tecomate.

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Wed
20
May

Great showing for Burnet at State Track Meet

By Wayne Craig
Six Bulldog athletes did a very good job in their respective events at the UIL State Track meet which was held in Austin on Saturday. On the boys side of competition Burnet’s 400 meter relay team cruised to a sixth place finish with a time of 42.28. Participants for that event included Steven Gallardo, Chris Cromer, Brock Foster and Joel Johnson. All four boys are underclassmen and will return to the BHS track program next spring.

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Wed
13
May

2015 Varsity Bulldog Baseball

By Wayne Craig
Front row, left to right, Ryan Shipley, Steven Gallardo, Peyton Utsey, Lyle Pogue, Ben Rundzieher, and Cole Abbott. Middle row: Hunter Reagor, Trent Rockafellow, Austin Moore, Garrett Cox, Logan Payne, Colton Barksdale, and Cameron Chafin. Back row: Coach Steven Shipley, Taylor Barksdale, Joel Johnson, Coach Todd Doucet, Alex Melvin, Rowdy Holmes, Brent Knight, and Coach Ryan Jones. Burnet defeated Wimberley in game one of the best-of-three series, 3-0; but suffered back-to-back losses to the Texans on Saturday which eliminated them from the playoffs.

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Wed
13
May

Dawgs end season at Wimberley

By Wayne Craig
There were some big highlights and tough lows in the Dawgs’ three game Bi-District series against the Wimberley Texans. Burnet won game one on Friday night but dropped twostraight
on Saturday to fall from the state playoff race.

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Wed
13
May

Girls battle to the end but fall from playoffs

By Wayne Craig
It took all three games and an extra inning but the Lady Dawgs were eventually defeated by a very talented Needville team in the Area round of the UIL State playoffs. Burnet had a very successful season and finished with an overall 21-6-2 record. They claimed a three-way share of
the 25-4A district crown and advanced all the way to the Area round of the playoffs.

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Wed
06
May

Golfers fi nish sixth at state meet

BY WAYNE CRAIG
On Monday and Tuesday the girls golf team consisting of Lauren Beckwith, Taylor Carroll, Jodi Hill, Reagan Giesenschlag and Malory Alvarez competed in the 4A State Golf Championship at the Onion Creek Country Club. “Getting over obvious nerves on day one the girls shot a 396 which was good enough for us to fi nish in sixth place out of a fi eld of 12,” said coach Roy Kiser.

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Wed
06
May

Lady Dawgs moving on to second round

The Lady Bulldog softball team entered the UIL State Playoffs last Thursday night in a best of three game series that started in Canyon Lake versus Gonzales. In game one Burnet collected
14 hits against the Apaches but had some trouble on the bases which led to a low scoring game.

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Wed
06
May

Dawgs sending six to UIL State Track Meet

BY WAYNE CRAIG
The Burnet Bulldog regional track qualifi ers did an excellent job at Javelina Stadium over the weekend and six Bulldogs extended their seasons with silver fi nishes that qualifi ed them for state. The boys 400 meter relay team of Steven Gallardo, Joel Johnson, Brock Foster, and
Chris Cromer turned in a blazing 42.42 for second place and a state berth. Stanford barely
beat Burnet out for first with a 42.16.

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