Blanco County News
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
The annual Blanco Baseball and Softball Camp was held Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11. Young Panthers got a chance to learn from High School Coach Bryan Wyatt and practice with with BHS team members. Some skills they worked on were throwing, catching, sliding, and batting. The cloudy weather didn’t dampen their spirit during this Spring Break camp.See more photos, page .
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Panther Varsity Baseball Team started their 2014 season with a 7-1 win over St. Anthonys on Tuesday, February 18. Jake Breeding picked up win number 1 on the mound by going 4 innings. Chase Glowka and McKay Adamson each had 2 hits and 2rbi. On Monday, February 24 Blanco defeated Harper 9-1.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Varsity softball team has played 12 games in the past 2 weeks, including 6 in the Kerrville Tivy Tournament and 4 in the Blanco Tournament. Eleven of those opponents have been 3A, 4A, and 5A schools. The Panthers now hold a 7-5 season record. Blanco started the season with a 14-10 win over Canyon Lake on Tuesday, February 18.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Panthers boys basketball team started the playoffs with a strong Bi-District win, 67-47, over the Karnes City Badgers at Littleton Gym in San Antonio on Tuesday, February 18. Facing Hitchcock in the Area round on Friday, February 21 at Columbus, the Panthers led 34-30 at the half, but lost the battle in the 4th quarter with a final score 53-62. The Panthers completed an outstanding season with a 25-6 overall record and an 8-0 district record. In the game against Karnes City, Kyle Sauceda ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
The Varsity Softball Team won their first game against Canyon Lake, beating them 14-10. They take a moment in the picture above to celebrate the win. Thanks goes out to Allison Cox Klein, who provided photos to us while our Sports Writer Diana Schwind attended a Softball Tournament in Florida, to watch her daughter Kelsey play for Shriner University.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
The quarterly Court of Honor for BSA Troop 497 was held February 17 at the Blanco United Methodist Church. Attending were parents, family, and friends of the Boy Scouts along with a few Cub Scouts and parents. The Cub Scouts are WEBELOS who will be Crossing Over from Cub Scout to Boy Scouts in May.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Panthers won the District 27-AA Championship posting an undefeated 8-0 record with their final District win, 59-33, over Johnson City on Wednesday, February 12. Kyle Sauceda led the team scoring 16 points. Josh McCaslin sank 10 points, with Carlin Green adding 8, Jacob McCaslin and Brett Champion each scored 6 points.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
The Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 15 was a special evening where dads and daughters danced and laughed the night away. The Second Mile Rec. Center was the perfect place for the occasion. Dancing was made possible by the great music provided by Trevor McGuire with Hill Country Sound Situation.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
Girls 2nd—Katherine Biggs 3rd—Grace Strodbeck 5th—Shayna Srackangast Boys 2nd—Phil Alvarado 3rd—Eddie Torres, Alex Juarez, Aikman Elrod 4th—Mason LeBlanc, Hunter Goodman
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
The Panther boys basketball team grabbed two more district wins to stay undefeated in District 27-2A. On Tuesday, February 4, the Panthers outscored the Lago Vista Vikings 62-48 and on Saturday, February 8 defeated the Comfort Bobcats, 54-43. Against Lago Vista Josh McCaslin led the Panthers scoring 13 points, followed closely by Kyle Sauceda with 12 and Brett Champion with 11.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • Posted January 27, 2014 • Photos
Three years ago, in 2010, the Blanco Chamber of Commerce added Blanco to the Hill Country Trail of Lights Brochure. For several years Keep Blanco Beautiful had decorated the Pecan Bottom and Bindseil Park as well as the city properties for Christmas. We had a vision of Blanco having a “Trail of Lights” so tour busses and people would not just bypass Blanco or their way to other towns with more to see.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco High School Panther girls team remains undefeated in District 27-AA after blasting the Johnson City Lady Eagles, 66-37, on Tuesday, January 7 and outscoring the Ingram Lady Warriors, 60-55, on Friday, January 10. Against the Eagles, Lexee Jenkins fired in 24 points to lead the Panthers. Jamie McClinton scored 14 with Payton Savarino making 11.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 10, 2014 • Photos
The Panther boys basketball team placed 2nd in their own Blanco Tournament held January 2-4, 2014. Eight teams played in the BHS tournament including Blanco, Fredericksburg Heritage, Mason, Canyon Lake, Johnson City, Port Aransas, Geronimo Navarro, and Llano. The Panthers soundly defeated Fredericksburg Heritage 64-30 in the first round on Thursday, January 2.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 10, 2014 • Photos
In the first District 27-AA game of the season on January 3, 2014 the Panther Varsity girls out scored the Comfort Deer 60-26. Lexee Jenkins scorched the hoops scoring 20 points, followed closely by Meaghen Seales with 15. Jamie McClinton sank 12 points, with Reagan Rogers adding 9. Merritt Johnson made a 3 point shot, with Megan Wier adding 1 point on a free throw. The Junior Varsity also ran away with a 45-15 win over the Deer.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted January 3, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Middle School, with strong performances across all grade levels and categories, out performed five other schools and won the District 27-AA UIL Academic Meet held Wednesday at Blanco Middle School. “I am super excited and proud of how well the students did at the meet,” said middle school UIL coordinator Stephanie Taylor.