Sports

Tue
18
Nov

Lady Dawgs lace up for basketball

By Wayne Craig
 
Basketball season is here and the Lady Bulldog teams expressed their eagerness to play with a combined 5-1 record in their openers last week. The varsity girls dominated Comanche in game one with a 52-25 victory; but suffered a close loss to Brownwood on Saturday, 48-43. Head coach Doug Messer has good numbers throughout the program this year with over 20 in the freshman group, and 13 girls on each of the JV and varsity squads.

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Tue
18
Nov

Bulldogs bag Ducks, 42-10

By Wayne Craig
 
The Bulldogs and a large support of fans traveled to Round Rock last Friday and endured some frosty temperatures during Bi-District action versus the Taylor Ducks. Burnet’s Dawgs unleashed on the Ducks with a heavy dose of both run and pass as they charged on to an overwhelming 42-10 victory.

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Wed
12
Nov

Offense prevails over Badgers, 59-35; Dawgs claim second place

By Wayne Craig
 
Friday night was a bitter- sweet night for many Bulldog seniors and their parents, but while it was the seniors last game at Bulldog field Burnet got the win and hopefully there is lots more football to be played. It was an offensive evening for sure as the teams exploded for 94 total points. The Bulldogs showed little resistance to the Badger’s running game that gouged the Dawg defense for 472 total yards, 424 rushing.

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Wed
12
Nov

Bullock takes fifth at state

By Wayne Craig
 
It was a great day to be a Bulldog at Saturday’s State cross country meet in Round Rock. The seven Bulldog runners in attendance pushed themselves to the limit and beyond and brought home some impressive finishes for their top-notch efforts. As a team Burnet’s girls placed fifth overall in state out of 16 teams in attendance. This is a huge accomplishment for the girls who placed fourth last week in the region.

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Wed
12
Nov

Lady Dawgs’ season ends with tough bi-district loss

By Wayne Craig
 
The Lady Bulldog volleyball team traveled to Boerne last Tuesday and entered the playoffs with a bi-district match against Navarro. The girl’s season came to a close a little sooner than they had hoped after Burnet fell short in four games 26-24, 25- 17, 25-22, and 25-6. It was a spirited match in a small gym and each team’s fans cheer loud and proud making for a unique atmosphere. Burnet responded well in the first set and took a nice 8-3 lead before the Navarro girls came back to tie it up at 12. Burnet only trailed once in the first set 21-23, but stayed with it and picked up the win in extra points, 26-24.

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Wed
05
Nov

Halloween no treat for the Dawgs

By Wayne Craig

The season is far from over for the Burnet Bulldogs, but last Friday’s 33-28 loss to Waco La Vega put a bit of a kink in the race for the district championship. It was a strange Halloween night for all in District 13- 4A with Gatesville defeating Waco Robinson, Lampasas knocking off China Spring and Burnet falling to La Vega.

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Wed
05
Nov

Lady Dawgs capture silver finish in 25-4A

By Wayne Craig

The varsity Lady Bulldog volleyball team traveled to Liberty Hill to play their final District 25-4A game last Tuesday night. The Lady Panthers have an impressive team this year and finished with a perfect district record after beating Burnet in three, 25-14, 25-12, 25-17. The Lady Dawgs finished with a 7-3 record which earned them a second place finish in 25-4A and a playoff berth.

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Wed
05
Nov

Dust Dawgs headed to State

By Wayne Craig

The BHS cross country team is sending eight members to the UIL State Meet which will be held in Old Settlers Park in Round Rock this weekend. Individually Drew Kiser qualified for the meet with an awesome performance at Regionals, and he will be joined by the entire girls team which also qualified this weekend.

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Wed
29
Oct

Dust Dawgs earn regional spots and championship

On Wednesday the BHS cross country teams competed in the District 25-4A meet in Lampasas. The varsity Lady Dawgs combined to take second place as a team which earned them a spot at regionals. Abby Bullock, Autumn Freasier and Crista Paik were all district runners by placing third, fourth, and 10 respectively.
 
Wed
29
Oct

No sting in the Hornets, 57-0

By Wayne Craig
 
It seems as though some were questioning the Burnet Bulldog football teams high rankings last week; saying they were perhaps ‘overrated’. Anyone can tell you rankings don’t win ball games, and although they’re No. 1 in fans hearts, no one really knows exactly where the Bulldogs should fall in the numbers category. The Gatesville nation certainly knows now after a 57-0 Burnet victory.
 

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