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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
The 7th grade football team earned a 14-6 win in their first district game facing the Stockdale Brahmas on Thursday, October 9. The first half was scoreless with both teams struggling to find the endzone. The Panthers defense held the Brahmas at bay with Bowie Crofts leading the charge making multiple open-field, solo tackles and assisting on many others.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
The Lady Panthers showed no fatigue playing two DIstrict 25-3A games on the road last week sweeping the Florence Lady Buffaloes and the Jarrell Lady Cougars. On Tuesday, October 7 the Panthers beat the Buffs 25-12, 25-11, and 25-13 and then on Friday, October 10, the Panthers defeated the Cougars in 3 sets, 25-15, 25-14, and 25-15. Pacing the team against Florence, Reagan Rogers bashed 32 kills, 1 service ace, and 1 block.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
The Panther Junior Varsity rolled over the Stockdale Brahmas 36-14 on Thursday, October 9 at the Panthers Stadium. After Garrett Seales’ kickoff, Sebastian Thomas pounced on a Stockdale fumble to set up the Panther offense on the Stockdale 25 yard line. Kailen Webster, Stephen Flores, Kameron Martinez, and Toby Triesch each made carries to move the Panthers to the 2 yard line.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
The 8th grade Panthers continued to roll as they won their opening district game, 30-6, against the Stockdale Brahmas on Thursday, October 9. The Panthers scored on every possession of the game, racking up some serious yardage behind QB Eddie Calzoncit. Calzoncit was 5 of 6 passing for 77 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
After a week off, the Panthers looked rested and ready to begin district play as they traveled to Stockdale to take on the Brahmans. After just one quarter of play, it was evident that Blanco had the game under control as they cruised to an easy 49 – 0 victory, improving to 6 and 0 on the year and more importantly 1 and 0 in district. Blanco opened the first quarter scoring on a 61 yard 7 play drive ending with a 1 yard TD run from Adrian Dominguez.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
The 7th grade Panthers Won another game Thursday, October 2, squeaking out a close one 14-12 against the Comfort Bobcats. The Panther defense showed their strength with good team tackling throughout the game. The defense was led by Marshall Symons with more than 10 tackles and a fumble recovery. Brayden Hodge showed his strength on numerous tackles, shutting down the inside running game.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
By Matt Horton The 8th grade Panthers showed their Defensive strength Thursday, October 2, with a 16-0 shutout of the Comfort Bobcats. The Panther defense held Comfort to just 41 yards of total offense. The defense attacked all night with CJ Diamond, Kyle Martinez, Chance Horton, and Jesus Arteaga applying upfront pressure, with Horton getting to the QB causing a fumble , dropping the running backs for loss and ending the night with 9 tackles.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
The Lady Panthers tallied two more District 25-AAA wins last week defeating the Lago Vista Lady Vikings and the Georgetown Gateway Prep Lady Gators. On Tuesday, September 30, Blanco traveled to Lago Vista and brought home a 3-0 win with set scores of 25-21,25-15, and 25-16. Reagan Rogers slammed 19 kills to lead the Panthers.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
By Jason Marek In rain soaked conditions that persisted throughout the entire game this past Friday, the Blanco Panthers held on for an 8-6 victory over the Randolph Ro-Hawks to improve to 5 and 0 on the season going into their Bi-week. The Panthers were held to season lows in yardage and first downs however the defense held a potent Ro-Hawk ground game in check while forcing key turnovers when needed. Randolph took an early lead on a 70 yard run with 8:53 left in the 1st quarter.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
For the second consecutive week, Blanco faced a strong opponent as the Panthers took their undefeated record to San Antonio to take on the San Antonio Christian Lions. History has shown most of the time this game would not be decided until the final play, and this year proved that to be true. With the opening quarter running down after both teams had done nothing more than battle for field position, the Panthers put together a 7-play 70-yard drive to take an early lead behind an 8-yard run fro ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The 7th grade Blanco football team defeated the Luling Eagles, 24-6, on Thursday, September 11. After an exchange of possessions, the Panther defense held firm on 4th down and took over on the Luling 37 yard line. Gunnar Granberg ran in for the touchdown, with Aaron Daniels scoring the 2 point conversion.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The Panther Junior Varsity clashed with the Luling Eagles on Thursday, September 11, falling 22-26. After trailing 0-20 in the first half the Blanco squad staged a second half comeback. The first Panther touchdown came in the 3rd quarter on a short yardage quarterback sneak by Kelby Cox. Cox completed a pass to Kailen Webster for the 2 point conversion.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The Blanco 8th grade football squad lost, 6-14, to the Luling Eagles on Thursday, September 11. On the Blanco kick off, Lane Lowak made the tackle on the Luling 34 yard line. On the next play the Eagles ball carrier ran 66 yards for the touchdown. The 2 point conversion was stopped by a tackle from Justin Wardlow.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Bret Leigh Nance took first place in the cross country meet in Harper on September 13, with a time of 12:29. She is pictured above with Cross Country coach Stuart Shultz. She also took 2nd place at Comfort on September 6, with a time of 12:35. Breanna Collins placed 13th at Comfort.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
The Game Ball for the Blanco Panther’s second home game was won by Nathan Tomlinson. The Ball was presented by Lions president Tom Davidson. All the money raised from sale of football chances is used to provide scholarships to graduating Blanco Seniors.