Blanco County News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 20, 2013 • Photos
After a 2 and 0 start to the season, the Blanco Panthers traveled to Luling to take on the undefeated Eagles. While both teams hoped to improve to 3 and 0, it would be the Eagles that remained perfect on the year after handing the Panthers a 22-0 defeat. Following a scoreless first quarter, Luling scored twice before halftime to take a 14-0 lead.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • Posted September 13, 2013 • Photos
Trailing going into the 4rth quarter, the Panthers came back to win with a huge touchdown run by Aaron Uballe. Blanco’s defense denied Comfort any chance of scoring again.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • Posted September 13, 2013 • Photos
The Panthers varsity volleyball team played in the St. Mary's Hall Tournament in San Antonio on Friday, September 6 and Saturday September 7, winning 5 of 6 matches. Blanco first defeated Keystone 25-16, 29-30 and 25-15. Next, the Panthers won in 2 games against Texas Military Institute, 25-10 and 25-14.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • Posted September 13, 2013 • Photos
Blanco improved to 2 and 0 on the season as they defeated the visiting Comfort Bobcats 39-14 in their home opener. The Panthers broke open a close game in the second half to drop their Hill Country rivals to 0 and 2 on the year. The Panthers wasted little time in taking the lead as QB McKay Adamson closed out a 6-play 48-yard drive by finding Adrien Dominguez for a 5-yard touchdown pass with 8:19 in the first quarter.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 • Posted September 5, 2013 • Photos
The Lady Panthers played the Canyon Lake Lady Hawks on Friday, August 30, posting a 3-0 win with set scores 25-13, 25-21, and 25-22. The jv and freshmen teams both lost 0-2 to the Hawks.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 • Posted September 5, 2013 • Photos
After last year’s heartbreaking loss to Canyon Lake in the season opener, the Panthers returned the favor this year on the Hawks’ home field as Blanco claimed a 13 to 6 victory to begin the 2013 season. Blanco limited the Hawks to just 10 first downs and 216 yards in total offense for the game. Junior Logan Dodd put the first points of the season on the board for the Panthers as Blanco would take their season opening drive and go 63 yards in 7 plays to score on Dodd’s 14 yard run.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 • Posted September 5, 2013 • Photos
Don’t miss the 14th Anniversary of the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser scheduled for October 5th in Johnson City at the Blanco County Show Barn beginning at 5:00 PM. Game Dinner tickets are available for $15.00 per person. Included in the price will be the best wild game you have ever eaten, door prize chance and dance until midnight to The Mike Clifford Band.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013 • Photos
Blanco was treated to a concert by the Panther Bnad on the grounds of the courthouse on August 20. Photos by Diana Schwind
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013 • Photos
The Panther volleyball team played dual matches against Boerne and Llano at Boerne High School on Tuesday, August 20. The varsity squad fell to Boerne 1-3, with set scores (27-25), (24-26), (20-25) and (12-25). The team rallied back against Llano winning 3-0, with set scores (31-29), (25-19) and (25-23). The junior varsity lost 0-2 to Boerne and then defeated Llano 2-0.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013 • Photos
Blanco ISD dedicated its newly renovated historical building in ceremonies held last Saturday. Approximately 300 people were in attendance. “This building has seen its good times and bad times, but it has persevered” said Superintendent Dr. Buck Ford. “These central exterior walls are original walls from the first 1884 school building. These walls on the east and west wings are original walls from the 1902 additions,” Ford continued. “Opening this building to students will make thi ...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • Posted August 23, 2013 • Photos
The Panther volleyball team opened their season at home with a 3-0 win over Bracken Christian School on Tuesday, August 13. Set scores were (25-7), (25-20), and (25-13). Varsity team members this year are Seniors, Meaghen Seales and Ashlyn Stephens, Juniors, Reagan Rogers, Lexee Jenkins, Abbie Culton, Payton Savarino, Jamie McClinton, Kari Graham, Ashley Hall and Sophomore Skylar Burns. On Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17, the Panthers played in the Wimberley Tournament posting victor ...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • Posted August 23, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • Posted August 23, 2013 • Photos
There was no shortage of Panther Pride on Monday August 19, as Blanco was introduced to their 2013-2014 Football team, Volleyball team, Cheerleaders, and Band members at Meet the Panthers night. The first Football game is August 30, 7:30 pm at Canyon Lake. See Page 12 for full Football and Volleyball Schedules.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 • Posted August 16, 2013 • Photos
Blanco hosted their first Volleyball Scrimmage on Friday August 9 with Boerne, Canyon Lake and Kerrville-Tivy. All Photos by Diana Schwind.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 • Posted August 16, 2013 • Photos
The museum hosted a group of homeschooled children and their parents from the Kendalia, Boerne and Spring Branch areas on August 1st. This group numbered 23 people. We were amazed at the questions of the children and how well-mannered they all were. After a tour of the museum, Lawrence Coffee took time to teach anyone who wanted to learn to rope a calf.