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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 18, 2013 • Photos
At the 2013 Homecoming game, Kristin Watt was crowned queen. The Friday, October 18 Varsity Football Game will be played against Jarrell at Jarrell. The Friday, October 25 game will be played against Lexington at Blanco. That night will also be Band Parent and Cheer Parent Night.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco FFA began the 2013-14 school year on a high note with strong showings this past week in contests at San Antonio and Seguin. Overall, more than 300 contestants participated in 8 different events with Blanco winning 6 of the 8 and placing 2nd in two others. In the Homesite competition, Blanco would finish 2nd at Bexar County and 1st at Comal-Guadalupe.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013 • Photos
The 8th grade Blanco Panthers shut out the Comfort Bobcats, 20-0, on Thursday, September 26. Isaiah Delgado kicked off for Blanco. The Panther defense held the Bobcats, forcing Comfort to punt. With the Panther offense starting on their own 29, WIll Granberg picked up 10 yards and Toby Triesch rushed for 22 yards.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013 • Photos
The 7th grade Blanco football team soundly defeated the Comfort Bobcats 30-12 on Thursday, September 26. After Chris Osteguin booted the kick-off for Blanco, Comfort set up their offense on their own 40 yard line. After picking up two 1st downs, the Bobcats were forced to turn over the ball on a bad snap to their punter. In the opening series, tackles were made by Zach Collins, Justin Wardlow, Cade Felps, Cooper Riley, Matthew Ledesma, and Chance Horton.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013 • Photos
You’ve noticed the windows open, you’ve seen the new deck and sign, but now allow us to give you an inside look into the Texas Old 300 BBQ. As you walk in the door, there’s no question, Owners Mike and Sue Betzer and Gary Kuykendall have put time, sweat, and effort into restoring and revitalizing 318 4th St.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco Varsity Volleyball team beat the Lampasas Lady Badgers 3-0 in their final pre-District match. The Panther’s first home District match is Friday, October 4. Freshmen and Junior Varsity play at 4pm and Varsity plays at 5pm against the Comfort Deer.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 20, 2013 • Photos
There is an new game brewing up on the north side of town. The Blanco County WW2 Museum is preparing to open later this month on a limited basis. The WW2 Museum is the latest component in what is developing as a Museum Mall, with the anchor being the Buggy Barn Museum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 20, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco junior varsity rolled up 6 touchdowns in 3 quarters to take a decisive victory over the Luling Eagles on Thursday, September 12. The Panthers kicked off to the Eagles to start the game and the Blanco defense was strong, forcing the Eagles to punt. Kailen Webster ran the punt back for 15 yards for excellent field position inside Eagle territory.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 20, 2013 • Photos
The Hill Country Heartbeat Fundraiser held September 14 at Yett Park, drew a crowd of almost 2,500 in support of Blanco EMS. The event featured four bands for entertainment, including headliner Bart Crow Band, and plenty of BBQ. Prizes were raffled off throughout the night , but the big ticket item, a 2013 Dodge Ram Lone Star, did not find a new home.
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.