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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panther cross country team is headed for the State meet after placing 2nd on Saturday, November 1 at the Region IV Cross Country Meet sponsored by the University of Texas at San Antonio at the National Shooting Complex. Bret Leigh Nance (2nd from right) captured 1st place in the 3-A division with a time of 11:57.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panthers finished District 25-3A undefeated with a shutout victory over Georgetown Gateway College Prep Gators on Tuesday, October 28 with set scores of 25-11, 25-17, and 25-12. Against the Gators Reagan Rogers led the team with 16 kills, followed by Lexee Jenkins with 7 and Abbie Culton with 6.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
On paper, this past Friday’s district match-up of undefeated teams looked to be a tough game for Blanco as they traveled to Karnes City to face the Badgers in a game that proved to have major implications towards winning the district championship. However, after one half of play, the Panthers proved to be way more than the Badgers could handle as Blanco remained perfect on the year improving to 8 and 0 with a 42 to 0 victory.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
This year there will be no district co-championship to share for the Blanco Lady Panthers as they secured the district title on Tuesday, October 21 with a 3-0 sweep of the Comfort Deer. With set scores of 25-15,25-19, and 25-12, Blanco climbed out of reach of any 25-3A opponent. Reagan Rogers led the Panthers with 25 kills, 6 assists, 1 service ace, and 5 digs.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
The District 25-3A Cross Country meet was held at Comfort High School on Wednesday, October 22. Runners from Blanco, Comfort, Florence, Georgetown Gateway College Prep, Ingram, Jarrell, and Lago Vista competed for the opportunity to advance to regional. The boys run a 5K, (3.1 miles). Blanco boys team members include Joaquin Olmedo, Chris De La Torre, Connor Anderson, Jacob Fuller, Mario Sanchez, and Trace Savage.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 24, 2014
Thursday evening, October 16, the future of Blanco football was revealed with the combined effort of the 7th and 8th grade teams defeating the Nixon-Smiley Colts, 35-20. The 8th grade team took the field for the opening kickoff with the Colts kicking to the Panthers. Justin Wardlow received the kick and didn’t stop running for 85 yards and a Panther touchdown! Cade Felps rushed for the 2 point conversion giving Blanco the 8-0 lead with 7:46 remaining in the 1st quarter.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 24, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panthers kept the heat on in their District 25-3A match-up with the Ingram Lady Warriors on Friday, October 17 winning in 3 sets, 25-14, 25-11, and 25-23. Leading the team in kills was Reagan Rogers with 25, Lexee Jenkins with 11, Abbie Culton and Jamie McClinton each with 3, and Hannah Hulburt with 2.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 24, 2014
The Panthers Junior Varsity football team picked up another district win on the road on Thursday, October 16, outscoring the Nixon-Smiley Mustangs, 16-6. Garrett Seales kicked off for the Panthers to start the game. The Blanco defense was solid, forcing the Mustangs to punt on a 4th down. Kailen Webster returned the punt 5 yards.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 24, 2014 • Photos
For the second straight week, the Blanco Panthers steam rolled a district opponent to improve their district record to 2 and 0. This time, the Panthers defeated the Nixon-Smiley Mustangs for an easy 56-0 homecoming victory. In front of a packed house, the Panthers scored in every quarter and never once allowed the Mustangs to threaten scoring. Blanco scored on its first offensive play of the game on a 5 yard run from Adrien Dominguez.
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.