Sports

Dawgs earn a pair of wins in non-district bouts

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Despite having their district games cancelled this week the freshman and JV Dawgs managed to each get in a game with reschedules against Liberty Hill and Georgetown East View. The undefeated Burnet freshman team kicked things off first hosting a large Liberty Hill Panther squad.

Pups split games with Cornerstone

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The BMS football program played in two pick-up games last Tuesday night after Taylor cancelled their scheduled district games. The Pups welcomed San Antonio Cornerstone Christian to town for one seventh-grade and eighth-grade game. Burnet’s seventh-grade team earned a big 52-8 victory but unfortunately the eighth-grade squad fell in defeat.

Badgers pour it on Dawgs late in blowout

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The Burnet Bulldogs welcomed the number two stateranked Lampasas Badgers to town last Friday and for two and a half quarters the contest was closer than the final score may indicate. After trading a few punts, the Badgers put together the game’s first scoring drive starting from their own 42.

Lady Dawgs clinch playoffs

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The end of district play is nearing for the BHS Lady Bulldog volleyball program but what a successful season the girls have had. With one game remaining on the schedule both the freshman and JV girls are on top in District 19- 4A, and the varsity girls have clinched a playoff spot.

Green wave strong in home opener

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Burnet’s swim team participated in their home opener on Saturday at the Tex Robertson Natatorium. The Green Wave welcomed swimmers from Wimberley, Ann Richards and Liberty Hill. The Dawgs posted numerous personal best times and collected several medals for their early season efforts.

Lady Dawgs finding momentum

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The BHS volleyball teams wrapped-up the first round of district play last Tuesday hosting Taylor. Burnet’s girls played fantastic and completed a three-match sweep over the visiting Ducks giving the girls in green momentum heading into the second round.

Top finishes for XC in McGregor

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The Bulldog cross country teams traveled to McGregor on Saturday and ran some of their best races this year. The Burnet boys team captured an overall team gold taking first place with 44 points while competing against eight teams. Second place went to Rockdale with 56 points, followed by Gateway in third, 86; Waco Connally in fourth, 100; Clifton, fifth, 112; China Spring, sixth, 118; Thrall, seventh, 146; and Waco Live Oak, eighth, 207.

Peaks and Valleys

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It was another good week for Lady Dawg volleyball; the girls in green all took care of business this week. All three teams defeated Brownwood Tuesday night for a second time. That, followed with a clean sweep over the Lady Badgers in Lampasas Friday, makes for a pretty great week.