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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
7A Boys, Win 36-11 Bowie Crofts 8 Aaron Daniels 8 Hayden Riba 6 Hunter West 6 Andrew Sanchez 4 Marshall Symons 2 Nick Quintero 2 8A Boys, Loss 35-51 Eddie Calzoncit 9 Tyler LaRue 9 Jackson Hunter 6 Cooper Riley 6 Tristan Fortner 3 Justin Wardlow 2 7B Girls, Loss 5-6 Carrasco 2 Garza 2 Royce 1 7A Girls, Win 22-6 Rogers 14 Lopez 4 Callaway 2 Brock 2
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014 • Photos
In the only game this past weekend that featured two teams ranked in the top 10 of the state, the #5 Blanco Panthers won a hard fought battle over the #9 East Bernard Brahmas. Although both teams came into the game with hopes of getting one step closer to a state championship, it will be the Panthers who move on to play the Odem Owls this Friday as only 8 teams remain in the playoff picture for 3A-Div II. After a scoreless opening quarter of play in which the Panthers were unable to take advan ...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 28, 2014 • Photos
After scoring on a 78-yard pass play on their first play of the game, the Taft Greyhounds looked poised to give the Panthers a battle. However, it didn’t take long for Blanco to ground out a big lead and coast to a 56 to 14 Area Championship and improve to 12 and 0 for the season. Although the Greyhounds took an early 7-0 lead, the Panthers answered with three first quarter touchdowns of their own, on runs of 17 yards and 1 yard by Adrien Dominguez, and a 52-yard run from Logan Dodd.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 28, 2014 • Photos
On November 14, Kyle Gray signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, surrounded by family and friends in the Blanco High School Library. Kyle has played baseball throughout the U.S. against some of the top players in the nation. He has been named to the perfect game All Tournament team three times.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
From the opening kick-off to the last second of the game, the Blanco Panthers dominated the Boling Bulldogs in Bastrop this past Thursday to claim a Bi-District Championship and improve to 11 and 0 for the season. Blanco scored in every quarter; the back-ups and JV spent most of the second half taking care of the Bulldogs. The Panthers took advantage of Boling turnovers and great field position to score early as Adrien Dominguez got the first two touchdowns of the game on runs of 12 and 10 yar ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
The 7th Grade Blanco football team hosted Natalia for their final game of the season on Thursday, November 6. The 7th grade Panthers did not disappoint, as the defense dominated and the offense rolled, defeating the Mustangs 36-0. The Panthers started strong scoring in only 3 plays with a 34 yard touchdown run by Clayton Brown, followed by the 2 point conversion run by Gunnar Granberg.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
The 8th Grade Panther football team followed their undefeated 7th grade year with only one loss and an undefeated district championship with a 39-12 victory over Natalia on Thursday, November 6. After the Blanco kick off, the Panther defense forced the Mustangs to punt. Tyler La Rue returned the punt for 12 yards.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panther Volleyball team captured the Region IV Runner-up trophy on Saturday, November 15 after having defeated Brooks Academy 3-0, Enda 3-0, Goliad 3-1, and Taft 3-1. The Panthers fell to the Poth Pirettes 3-0 in the Regional Finals. On Tuesday, November 11, Blanco defeated Goliad at Seguin High School 25-18, 22-25, 25-12, and 25-20 to take the regional quarter final match and earn a berth at the regional tournament in San Antonio at Blossom Athletic Center.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Junior Varsity Football team ended their season with a 36-6 victory over the Natalia Mustangs. With the win over Natalia, the Panthers finish 7-3 for the season and 4-0, undefeated, in district play. After the Natalia kickoff, the Panthers took only 2 plays to score a touchdown on a 75 yard run by Kameron Martinez.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
In the Area round of playoffs the Lady Panthers defeated the Edna Cowgirls 25-14, 25-22, and 25-13 on Thursday, November 6. The faced the Goliad Tigerettes on Tuesday, November 11 at Seguin High School. Scores were not available at press time.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
Bret Leigh Nance took 3rd Place at the State Cross Country meet on Saturday, November 8, with a time of 12:02. This is the first podium placement in the State Cross Country meet for Blanco. Photo from Lisa Nance.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Panthers wrapped a perfect regular season and district schedule by picking up their 10th win this past Friday in an easy victory over the visiting Natalia Mustangs. Blanco coasted to a 54 to 6 win to set-up a bi-district play-off against the Boling Bulldogs. Blanco took command of the game early, scoring 4 times in the opening quarter of play for a 28-0 lead.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014
The 8th grade Panther football team remained undefeated in district play with a Thursday, October 23 win over the Karnes City Badgers, 29-0 and a Thursday, October 30 victory over the Poth Pirates, 28-8. At Karnes City, the Panther defense set the tone for the night with Kyle Martinez, Jesus Arteaga, Tyler LaRue, CJ Corbin, and Chance Horton combining for 19 tackles.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014
The 7th grade football team added two more district wins to their record with a 28-0 shutout over the Karnes City Badgers on Thursday, October 23 and a 34-24 win over the Poth Pirates on Thursday, October 30. Against the Badgers, the Panther defense delivered explosive tackling by Jonathan Gonzalez, Aaron Daniels, Kade Kneese, Marshall Symons, Gunnar Granberg, Hunter West, and Cade Calhoun.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco JV Football team recorded another district win with a 30-6 victory over the Karnes City Badgers on Thursday, October 23. The Panthers moved the opening kickoff downfield on runs by Toby Triesch, Kailen Webster, and Kameron Martinez. QB Kelby Cox also connected with Sebastian Thomas on a pass play.