Sports

Wed
24
May

District 19-4A going deep into playoffs

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports

Wed
24
May

Dawgs fine tuning their skills

Burnet freshman Chandler Galban views an open target and sends the ball on its way during varsity 7 on 7 action in Burnet last Monday. Galban did a nice job running the offense for the Bulldogs who finished 2-1 on the evening.

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports

Wed
17
May

Nick Payne

Bertram native Nick Payne holds on tight as his drawn bull comes busting out of the gate at Saturday night’s rodeo in Burnet. The annual event was moved up this year and the field of cowboys and cowgirls was large in numbers. Hundreds of rodeo fans showed up each night to cheer on their favorites while enjoying some heart pounding performances.

Wed
17
May

Van Michael takes first place

Wed
17
May

Seventeen groups earn accolades

Burnet senior Caelin Graves smiles as he accepts the MVP field event award from track coach Jerod Rye. Several BHS student athletes were honored during the Tuesday night program for their hard work during the 2016-17 sports season.

 

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports

Wed
17
May

Hurdler blazes to silver medal; Sprinter earns bronze with 10.69 effort in 100 meters

Bulldog juniors Ian Carter, left, and Sterling Galban, right, each earned a spot on the medal stand following some impressive performances at the UIL State Track Meet on Saturday night. Carter placed second in the 100 hurdles with a 14.20 and Galban placed third in the 100 meter dash with a 10.69.

 

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports

Wed
17
May

Living in the fast lane for weekend

From the Dawg house
By Wayne Craig

Wed
10
May

Veteran hurdler returns for third time to UIL state meet

By Wayne Craig
Bulletin Sports

Wed
10
May

Izzy Ramon signs

 Burnet senior Lady Bulldog Izzy Ramon was joined on Thursday for her official signing to play basketball at the next level. Ramon signed on to play with the Lady Patriots at Arlington Baptist University. In 2017 the Arlington Lady Patriots earned their third-straight NCCAA DII National Championship. The No.1 seed Patriots defeated No.2 seed Kentucky Christian 89-70 in the championship game. Numerous players on the team received post season honors and their coach, Clifton McDaniels, was named the Coach of the Year. It’s easy to see that Ramon will be joining a prestigious program. The Arlington Baptist mission statement is, The Athletic Department of Arlington Baptist College endeavors to prepare men and women for Christian life by integrating faith to develop them academically, physically, mentally, and spiritually. 

Wed
10
May

Gates takes over girls' program

 Burnet coach Rick Gates was approved last Monday night to take over the job as Girls Athletic Director and head girls basketball coach during a special school board meeting. Coach Gates began his career in Burnet last fall and says he is excited to take over the girls program and is hopeful that through communication and hard work he can build a program that competes at all levels in every sport.

By Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports On Monday at a special school board meeting it was announced that Burnet coach Rick Gates was hired to take over as the Girls Athletic Director and head girls basketball coach. Gates is a familiar face to many in Burnet after spending a year as the boys assistant basketball coach and head girls golf coach for the 2016-17 seasons. Before coming to Burnet Gates was the assistant boys basketball coach at Mayde Creek High School in Katy for four years. Prior to that, he coached in Mt. Vernon, Beckville, Dulles High School in Sugar Land, and Wills Point. Other various coaching positions over the years include head basketball, head cross country, assistant football, assistant baseball, and junior high track. While an assistant at Dulles their team won 61 games in a span of two seasons and made it to the Class 5A State Finals. This past season Coach Gates assisted Burnet’s boys varsity team to a 21-9 record and a bi-district championship.

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