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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.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
After three quarters of trading field position and battling wet, sloppy conditions, the Blanco Panthers came to life, scoring three times to pull away for their third win of the season as the Panthers defeated the visiting Luling Eagles 38 to 6 in what proved to be a very hard fought game. The opening quarter of play saw no scoring by either side as fumbles and punts prevented either team from mounting any serious scoring threats.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Playing their first District 25-3A game, the Panthers swept the Florence Lady Buffaloes 25-12, 25-12, and 25-11 on Friday, September 12. Reagan Rogers paced the team with 25 kills, 5 service aces, 8 digs and 1 block. Lexee Jenkins made 28 assists, 2 kills, 1 ace, and 4 digs. Abbie Culton hit 3 kills, 2 assists, 1 ace, and 2 digs.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
The Lady Panthers volleyball team captured 2nd place in the highly competitive Bastrop ISD tournament on August 21-23 and then followed up with a 3rd place finish in the tough St. Mary’s Hall Tournament on September 5 and 6. On Thursday in the Bastrop tournament the Panthers defeated Little River Academy, 2-0, Rockdale, 2-0, but then lost to Bryan Rudder, 0-2.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
After a scoreless first half defensive battle, the Bobcats pulled ahead of the Panthers for the win, 14-8. One minute into the 3rd quarter, Comfort scored a touchdown, but missed the kick for the extra point. The Bobcats made their second touchdown and the 2 point conversion late in the 4th quarter.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Blanco improved to 2 and 0 this past Friday after traveling to Comfort and shutting out the Bobcats 41 to 0. The Panthers dominated from start to finish as the only thing that could slow down Blanco in the second half was a running clock. Overall, Blanco would out gain the Bobcats by almost 300 yards in total offense. The Panthers wasted little time in establishing control of the game as the Blanco defense forced a quick three out by the Bobcats to give Blanco the ball just inside the 50 yard ...