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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Middle School’s tennis teams competed in the District 27-AA meet in Ingram on Saturday, May 3. The seventh grade girls team placed first, and eighth grade boys team placed second. “I was proud of our teams,” said middle school coach Bill Tesch. “The tennis team made great strides during the season and played hard during district competition.”
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches State All-Star 1A-2A-3A Basketball game,Gray All-Stars vs. Gold All-Stars, was played on May 16th at Trinity University in San Antonio. Kyle Sauceda of Blanco High School played for the Gray All-Stars team, he scored 4pts, had 4 rebounds and, 2 assists. The final score was Gray 113 to Gold 111.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
On Friday, May 9, at the Mike Myers Stadium in Austin, Meaghen Seales took 3rd place in the 800 Meter Run with a time of 2:17.97. 4. Bret Leigh Nance took 4th with a time of 2:18.12. 5. Both times were faster than the Blanco High School record.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
The Blanco Panther softball team fell to the Boling Lady Bulldogs, 0-10, in an Area matchup at the Shiner Starplex on Thursday, May 1. The Panthers struggled at the plate with Abbie Culton getting the only Blanco hit with a single to right field. Kasie Dowdy got on base twice with a walk and a “hit-by-pitch”.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
The Blanco Panther baseball team played a best-of-three game series against the Luling Eagles in the Bi-District playoff round. Game one was played at Blanco on Thursday, May 1 with the Panthers grabbing a 6-0 shut-out win. Josh McCaslin got the win on the mound pitching 6 innings and scattering 2 hits.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Senior Meaghen Seales and sophomore Bret Leigh Nance both qualified for the State Track and Field meet as a result of their performance at the Region IV track meet held last Saturday in Converse. Nance qualified in two events, first winning the 800 meter run in a school record-breaking time of 2:19, then finishing second in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:33. “It’s really cool,” said Nance when asked about her performance at the Regional meet.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
The Panther baseball team won their final home game of the season beating the Lago Vista Vikings, 4-3, on Thursday, April 24. Kyle Gray pitched in relief of Josh McCaslin and shut down the Vikings going 5 innings, striking out 5 and giving up 2 hits and no walks. McCaslin batted 2 for 3.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco softball team defeated the Luling Lady Eagles, 12-2, in a 5 inning run-rule game on Thursday, April 24 to claim the Bi-District title. Lead-off batter, Abbie Culton, got the team started with a triple in the first inning, and smacked another another triple in the 2nd inning. Culton scored 3 rbi and 2 runs.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School’s golf team is going to State! For the second year in a row, Blanco’s boys qualified for the State tournament by finishing third at the Region IV meet held at Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos. Fifteen schools representing Districts 25-32 competed. “We went into the Region IV golf tournament with the eighth best score district, and came out with third place,” said golf coach Scott Balmos. “Our boys played well both days while the other teams in front of us f ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014
The Blanco baseball team traveled to Comfort to tangle with the Bobcats on Thursday, April 17. The Panthers were looking to avenge their 4-5 loss to the Bobcats earlier in district play. Blanco was able to do just that with a low scoring, 2-0, win. Josh McCaslin pitched 5 strong innings, striking out 7, allowing only 1 hit and no walks.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014
Results are from the Area Meet at Floresville on Wednesday, April 16. Girls 3rd Place Team - 72 Points 1st Bret Leigh Nance - 800m Run 2:22.20 2nd Meaghen Seales - 800m Run 2:22.34 3rd Shayna Srackangast - 200m Dash 27.17 2nd Bret Leigh Nance - 1600m Run 5:41.23 3rd Meaghen Seales - 1600m Run 5:41.29 2nd Charlsey Smith - Long Jump 17’ 2.5” 4th - 4x100 Relay - 51.97 Lexee Jenkins, Gracie Edmondson, Charlsey Smith, Shayna Srackangast 3rd - 4x200 Relay - 1:50.66 Lexee Jenkins, Gra ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014
By Diana Schwind With an 18-1 win over the Comfort Deer last Thursday, April 15, the Lady Panthers softball team posted a 7-1 district record to tie with the Johnson City Lady Eagles as Co-District Champions. Against Comfort, the Panthers used 12 hits and 4 walks to score 18 runs. Payton Savarino busted 2 doubles for 5 rbi.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014 • Photos
The Alumni Baseball Games and Homerun Derby was held Saturday, April 19.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
At Ingram on Tuesday, April 18, the Panthers took a decisive win over the Warriors, 12-2. Grant Calzoncit pitched 4 innings and picked up the win. Chase Glowka batted 2 for 2. Kyle Gray hit 1 for 2 with a home run and 2 rbi. The Panthers had 9 hits on the night. On Friday, April 11, Blanco lost a nail-bitter to the Johnson City Eagles, 3-4,.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Updated April 17, 2014 9:57 AM • Photos
The Lady Panthers softball team tallied two district wins outscoring the Ingram Lady Warriors, 15-3, on Tuesday, April 8 and defeating the Johnson City Lady Eagles, 9-1 on Friday, April 11. On the road at Ingram the Panthers needed only 5 innings to take the Warriors. Jamie McClinton smacked a single and a homerun.