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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 • Posted February 3, 2016 • Photos
The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) has released the names of the Texas high school football players for its academic all-state teams. Mason players named to that group were (from left to right): Seth Brewer - Honorable Mention James Durst - Honorable Mention Luke Gillespie - Honorable Mention Levi Hofmann - Honorable Mention Tyler Mayfield - Honorable Mention Seth Hudson - 1st Team All State Pete Rochat - 1st Team All State
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 • Posted January 20, 2016 • Photos
Speakers from the Mason High School UIL Academics team competed last weekend at the Burnet High School Invitational. Though the meet is a very large one, featuring mostly schools from class 4A and 5A divisions, the Mason students who attended performed very well. In Poetry Interpretation, Erin Haley won 1st Place, and Kade Willimack won 2nd Place.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016 • Photos
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 • Posted December 16, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Study Club held its annual Christmas Party at the lovely home of Gene and Nan Larrimore, the Bierschwale-Larrimore house on Austin Street. You cannot help but get into the Christmas spirit if you walk through this house where you will find a Christmas tree in every room and delightful decorations in every nook and cranny! The Social Committee, Pam Scott, Corrine Wright, Lynn Hedges, Jan McCann, Johnny Heidelberg, Carol Sattler, Jennifer Brinlee, and chaired by Nan Larrimore, hosted t ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 • Posted December 10, 2015 • Photos
Llano River Region Adventures recently conducted its last, scheduled trip of the year by leading a group of Rice University students on the Llano River between Honey Creek Ranch and the James River Crossing.  The group of mixed-discipline undergraduates, led by Rice University Earth Sciences Professor, Andre Droxler, was enjoying a field trip to Mason County to have a close look at the ancient Cambrian Stromatolite Reefs along the cliff faces in this section of the river.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 • Posted December 2, 2015 • Photos
Not pictured but also being honored: Marcelino Seguara - 2nd Team Offense and Trey Taylor - 2nd Team Defense
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 • Posted November 13, 2015 • Photos
Picnic Perfect! is this year’s State Food Show theme and that’s exactly what took place last week at Grace Christian School. On Monday, November 2nd, seven talented 4-H members and four generous judges assembled for the 2015 Mason County Food Show. On the menu was a variety of ant-loving foods, belonging to one of four categories.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Posted October 21, 2015 • Photos
The score from Friday night's victory of the Mason Punchers over the Junction Eagles doesn't begin to tell the tale of what a hard-fought game it was. The Punchers took the opening kickoff and began a slow, steady drive down the field. It would take almost half of that first quarter before Seth Hudson was finally able to break out on a quarterback keep and dive seven yards across the goal line.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 • Posted October 14, 2015 • Photos
The path to a district victory continued last Friday night when the Mason Punchers traveled to Center Point to take on the Pirates in their home stadium. The Punchers kicked it into gear on their first possession of the game, marching quickly down the field and capping the drive with an Americo Alvarez 16-yard rush for the score.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015 • Photos
The Mason Punchers made the long trek to Sabinal on Friday night to open up their district play. The folks in Sabinal were friendly and welcoming to our fans and players, and the Sabinal players exhibited great heart and sportsmanship. The scoring summary for the game is as follows: Seth Hudson passed to Pet Rochat who carried the ball 37 yards for the score.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 25, 2015 • Photos
The Comanche Creek Ladies Golf Association met at the golf course on Monday, September 21, for their annual 9-hole cross-country scramble. Afterwards, they met at the home of Kay Evans for a delicious salad luncheon and their annual meeting.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 23, 2015 • Photos
Got into Friday night's much-hyped matchup between Mason and Goldthwaite, the two teams had met up 44 times, and both had 22 wins under their respective belts. By the end of the night, Mason would have 23 wins. The game had barely begun when Goldthwaite executed a tricky pitch and pass play and dove over the goal for the first points on the scoreboard.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
7th The 7th grade Punchers started out their season the right way with a hard fought win against the Comfort Bobcats, 14-8. Our boys showed a lot of class and discipline in getting their first official win of the season. Scoring for the 7th grade were Matthew Kerr and Kameron Torres each scoring a touchdown and Ty Spencer scoring a 2 point conversion. 8th The 8th grade Punchers came out firing on all cylinders as they racked up their first win of the season against Comfort, 30-8.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
Once again, golfers turned out in large numbers to provide their support for the golf course! This year's Mason Bank Tournament saw 54 people, formed up into 9 teams, take advantage of some beautiful weather. And to top it all off, the players and their families were rewarded with an truly great meal catered by Texas Deadwood BBQ, and a great dessert from Willow Creek Cafe. The competition was fierce but fun, and at the end of the 18 holes of golf, the winning team of Elba, Hank, Candy, Larry ...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
Friday night's matchup against the Comfort Bobcats had even more meaning to Mason fans, as the Bobcats are now coached by former Mason Puncher Coach, Joey McQueen. Though the Bobcats broke Mason's string of shutouts, they weren't able to hold off the Puncher offense. Early in the first quarter, Mason made a slow drive down field, ending with a 35 yard by Seth Hudson for the Puncher's first score of the night.