Blanco County News
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Intermediate Little League team traveled to Mason this past weekend to take part in the Mason Intermediate 50-70 Tournament. After a long day of baseball, Blanco came out on top, taking home the championship. In winning first place, Blanco began the day with a 14 – 5 victory over Llano.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014 • Photos
The BHS Cheerleaders with host a Bar-B -Q Fundraiser at the Panther Stadium Concession Stand on Sunday, June 8 from 11am to 2pm. Pre-sale Tickets are $8. Tickets at the door are $10.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Heather Wagner, Blanco All-Sports Booster Club President, announces the 2014 $1,000 Scholarship Recipients. From L-R: Sarah Brotzman, Meaghen Seales, John Cove Chick, and Carlin Green. Not Pictured: Kyle Sauceda and Kasie Dowdy. Below: Ashley Hall is given the Girls Golf award presented by Coach Scott Balmos. All Photos by Diana Schwind. Chase Glowka receives his Senior Letterman’s Plaque from Baseball Coach Bryan Wyatt. Shayna Srackangast is happy to receive the Girls Powerlifting award f ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Track records were tied, broken, and broken again this year at Blanco High School. Lady Panther track member Meaghen Seales, set the new BHS record in the 800 meter run capturing 3rd place at the State meet with a time of 2:17.97. Bret Leigh Nance had previously broken the record this year with a time of 2:19, and then placed 4th at State running 2:18.12.5.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
7th Grade Girls 1st Place Team Hallie Gloor - 1st Singles Cami Manriquez - 2nd Singles Kenzie Warner & Allie West - 1st Doubles Johanna Villarreal & Taylor Mangold - 2nd Mixed Doubles 7th Grade Boys Chris Ostequin - 2nd Singles AJ Briscoe - 4th Singles 8th Grade Boys 2nd Place Team Paco Vargas - 2nd Singles Lance Reinhard & Wade Robinson - 3rd Doubles Kaleb Hunter & JoMac Wyatt 4th Doubles Sebastian Flores & Catie Bickham - 2nd Mixed Doubles
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.