Blanco County News
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
The Panthers baseball team began district play on Tuesday, March 18 with a decisive, 16-3, win over the Ingram Warriors. Jake Breeding pitched for Blanco picking up his 3rd win of the season going 4 innings and scattering 5 hits. The Panthers hammered 14 hits in 5 innings. Kyle Gray, Kyle Sauceda, Chase Glowka, Josh McCaslin, and Mckay Adamson all had 2 hits.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
The annual Membership meeting of the Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservations Society was held Thursday, March 20. Board Chairman George Clary gave a list of highlights for 2013. The Courthouse was rented for filming of NBC show Revolution on March 19. Clary reported a revenue of $3300 from the rental and that the crew was professional and clean.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014 • Photos
Blanco baseball hosted their tournament on March 6-8 with the Panthers making it to the finals against the San Antonio Home School Wolverines. However, the final was rained out as a cold front roared through the Hill Country. In route to the finals, the Panthers first victim were the Ingram Warriors.
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.