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Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
The Varsity Softball Team won their first game against Canyon Lake, beating them 14-10. They take a moment in the picture above to celebrate the win. Thanks goes out to Allison Cox Klein, who provided photos to us while our Sports Writer Diana Schwind attended a Softball Tournament in Florida, to watch her daughter Kelsey play for Shriner University.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Mariah Ackerson and Ashley Hall participated in a Tournament hosted by Navarro for Blanco Girl’s Golf, on Monday, February 17. They are picture here with Coach Balmos after the tournament.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Panthers won the District 27-AA Championship posting an undefeated 8-0 record with their final District win, 59-33, over Johnson City on Wednesday, February 12. Kyle Sauceda led the team scoring 16 points. Josh McCaslin sank 10 points, with Carlin Green adding 8, Jacob McCaslin and Brett Champion each scored 6 points.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014
1/16/14 vs Ingram 7th Win 28-11 Olmedo - 8 A. Haack - 6 Avila - 6 C. Haack - 4 Kotfas - 2 Gloor - 2 8th B Win 17-1 Flores - 8 Windham - 4 Klein - 3 Beckham - 2 8th A Win 40-38 Overtime Wiseman - 18 Dechert - 7 Albrecht - 5 Biggs - 4 Bates - 2 Gaskamp - 2 Kneese - 2 1/30/14 vs Lago Vista 7th Loss 22-42 A.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panthers lost in the Bi-District round of playoffs to the Nixon-Smiley Mustangs on Tuesday, February 11 at the Seguin High School gym. The Panthers led at halftime, 30-26, but the Mustangs led by four points at the final buzzer, 52-56. Jamie McClinton fought through the defense to lead the team scoring 15 points.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
Girls 2nd—Katherine Biggs 3rd—Grace Strodbeck 5th—Shayna Srackangast Boys 2nd—Phil Alvarado 3rd—Eddie Torres, Alex Juarez, Aikman Elrod 4th—Mason LeBlanc, Hunter Goodman
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014
The Blanco Lady Panthers finished their quest for an undefeated District 27-2A Championship with a strong win over Lago Vista, 71-53, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The Panthers defeated each team in the district twice to grab the 8-0 record. Lexee Jenkins was on fire scoring 26 points to lead Blanco.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
The Panther boys basketball team grabbed two more district wins to stay undefeated in District 27-2A. On Tuesday, February 4, the Panthers outscored the Lago Vista Vikings 62-48 and on Saturday, February 8 defeated the Comfort Bobcats, 54-43. Against Lago Vista Josh McCaslin led the Panthers scoring 13 points, followed closely by Kyle Sauceda with 12 and Brett Champion with 11.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended the Region Leadership Conference held in Corpus Christi, Texas on January 31 – February 1st, 2014. The chapter members were among 1,200 delegates attending the two-day conference. The youth developed theme, “A World of Opportunities” was carried out through leadership tracks featuring a series of specialized workshops and general sessions in which members discovered ways to become actively involved in issues fa ...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
Meaghen Seales, Blanco High School Senior, signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, February 5, to run track and cross country at Sam Houston State University. Coaches, teammates, friends, and family gathered in the BHS library to congratulate Meaghen and witness her signing the paperwork that sends her to SHSU this fall.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014
January 15 Meet Boys 1st place Team Individual 1st: Eddie Torres, Alex Juarez, Aikman Elrod and James McFarlin 2nd: Dylan Tesch, Phil Alvarado, Mason LeBlanc and Hunter Goodman Alex Juarez: MVP Heavyweight Division Individual Girls 3rd: Shayna Srackangast 5th : Charity Windham January 29 Meet Boys 2nd place Team Individual 1st: Phil Alvarado, Mason LeBlanc, and Hunter Goodman 2nd: Chase Horton, Aikman Elrod and James McFarlin 3rd : Jacob Ruiz Mason LeBlanc:MVP Heavyweight Divis ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014 • Photos
The road trip to Ingram was a good one for the Panthers on Wednesday, January 29 for games delayed one day due to icy road condition on Tuesday. The Blanco girls basketball team ran away with a 68-50 win over the Warriors and the boys basketball team came back from a halftime deficit for a 59-48 victory. Jamie McClinton led the Lady Panthers firing in 18 points.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014
The University Interscholastic League announced the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 football and basketball alignments on Monday February 3. A significant change that affects all UIL schools is the renaming of 6-man football schools to 1A, therefore bumping all schools up a conference and creating a 6A conference. Blanco will now play football in Conference 3A Division 2.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted January 31, 2014 • Photos
The Comfort Bobcats and the Johnson City Eagles became the most recent Panther victims as Blanco defeated Comfort, 45-37, on Tuesday, January 21 and then sank Johnson City, 74-36, on Friday, January 24. The Panthers now stand 4-0 in District 27 2A followed by Comfort, 3-1, Ingram 2-2, Lago VIsta 1-3, and Johnson City 0-4. Against Comfort Kyle Sauceda led the Panthers scoring 12 points.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted January 31, 2014 • Photos
The Lady Panthers added two more wins to their district record with big victories over the Comfort Deer on Tuesday, January 21 and the Johnson City Lady Eagles, Friday, January 24. In the 50-20 win over the Deer Meaghen Seales led the Panthers firing in 14 points. Reagan Rogers scored 10 points, with Lexee Jenkins adding 9.