Blanco County News
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
The Panthers baseball team began district play on Tuesday, March 18 with a decisive, 16-3, win over the Ingram Warriors. Jake Breeding pitched for Blanco picking up his 3rd win of the season going 4 innings and scattering 5 hits. The Panthers hammered 14 hits in 5 innings. Kyle Gray, Kyle Sauceda, Chase Glowka, Josh McCaslin, and Mckay Adamson all had 2 hits.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014
The Blanco softball team started district play on Tuesday, March 11 against the Lago Vista Vikings with a 15-0 shut-out. Junior Lexee Jenkins smashed a single and a double with 3 rbi. Freshman Katlinn Calzoncit hit 2 singles with 4 rbi. Senior Meaghen Seales leveled 2 singles with 2 rbi.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014 • Photos
Blanco baseball hosted their tournament on March 6-8 with the Panthers making it to the finals against the San Antonio Home School Wolverines. However, the final was rained out as a cold front roared through the Hill Country. In route to the finals, the Panthers first victim were the Ingram Warriors.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School hosted the Blanco Invitational golf tournament on February 24 and 25 at Vaaler Creek Golf Course in Blanco. “We had another great tournament this year at Vaaler Creek!” said golf coach Scott Balmos. “The weather was great and the golf course was in great condition.” Nineteen schools ranging in classification from 1A to 5A participated in the tourney, with 75 boys and 74 girls competing.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
On Friday March 7 and Saturday March 8, the Panther softball team turned up the heat during another cold front to go 4-0 for 1st place in the Fredericksburg Tournament. Facing Center Point on Friday morning the Panthers tallied 11 hits to beat the Pirates 9-0. Abbie Culton, Jamie McClinton, Cheyenne Klein, and Payton Savarino each hit 2 singles.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
The annual Blanco Baseball and Softball Camp was held Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11. Young Panthers got a chance to learn from High School Coach Bryan Wyatt and practice with with BHS team members. Some skills they worked on were throwing, catching, sliding, and batting. The cloudy weather didn’t dampen their spirit during this Spring Break camp.See more photos, page .
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
They will compete Saturday March 8 in Whitney, TX.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Panther Varsity Baseball Team started their 2014 season with a 7-1 win over St. Anthonys on Tuesday, February 18. Jake Breeding picked up win number 1 on the mound by going 4 innings. Chase Glowka and McKay Adamson each had 2 hits and 2rbi. On Monday, February 24 Blanco defeated Harper 9-1.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Varsity softball team has played 12 games in the past 2 weeks, including 6 in the Kerrville Tivy Tournament and 4 in the Blanco Tournament. Eleven of those opponents have been 3A, 4A, and 5A schools. The Panthers now hold a 7-5 season record. Blanco started the season with a 14-10 win over Canyon Lake on Tuesday, February 18.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Panthers boys basketball team started the playoffs with a strong Bi-District win, 67-47, over the Karnes City Badgers at Littleton Gym in San Antonio on Tuesday, February 18. Facing Hitchcock in the Area round on Friday, February 21 at Columbus, the Panthers led 34-30 at the half, but lost the battle in the 4th quarter with a final score 53-62. The Panthers completed an outstanding season with a 25-6 overall record and an 8-0 district record. In the game against Karnes City, Kyle Sauceda ...
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.