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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.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 • Posted December 20, 2013 • Photos
The Panthers recorded two more wins defeating the Randolph Ro-Hawks 54-45 on Tuesday December 10 and beating the Harper Longhorns 73-40 on Monday, December 16. The Panthers currently hold a 12-2 season record. Carlin Green led Blanco against Randolph ripping the nets with 17 points. David Ramirez scored 11, with Kyle Sauceda adding 8.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 • Posted December 20, 2013 • Photos
The Lighted Christmas Parade was held Saturday, December 14.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
The annual Christmas band concert was performed by Blanco ISD students on Thursday, December 5. A selection of classic pieces were played as well as a medley of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco girls basketball team used a full-court press, stifling defense, and fast break scoring to overwhelm the Hyde Park Lady Panthers 85-48. Senior Meaghen Seales led the team scoring 26 points followed closely by Junior Lexee Jenkins with 21 points. Junior Charlsey Smith and Reagan Rogers each made 11 points.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
At the December 9 meeting of trustees of the Blanco Independent School District several Certificates of Appreciation were handed out including the monthly Spotlight. The Student Spotlight was presented by High School Principal Dr. Dustin Barton to Student Athletic Trainers Diego Alegria, Austin Andrews, Robby Arlett, Merritt Johnson, Vanessa Skillman, and Riley Watt.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 27, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco varsity boys basketball team cranked up the offense in the second half to turn a close 1st half into a 74-37 win over the San Saba Armadillos on Monday, November 25. Carlin Green blazed the hoops scoring 20 points. Trent Dechert sank 14, with Brett Champion adding 12, Ty Royce made 9 and Alfredo Amezquitea sank 8.

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