Mason County News
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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.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 • Posted September 9, 2015 • Photos
The Punchers had a slow start last Friday; but, came back in the second half to notch their second victory of the regular season over the DeLeon Bobcats. During the first quarter, the Punchers didn't allow much traction from the Bobcats, holding them from any scoring opportunities. It would be more than half way through the quarter before Sophomore Emanuel Martinez made the final carry for the Punchers and got 6 points on the board.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
This Monday, Mason I.S.D’s viticulture class made their first trip to a vineyard for an experience in the field. The 19 high school students were brought to Robert Clay Vineyard, owned by local viticulturist Dan McLaughlin, where they were shown the 12-acre site and given their first experience of a small but important aspect of viticulture. Each student was given clippers and a Ziploc bag and instructed to take a small sample of grapes from two rows of the vineyard’s Touriga Nacional bloc ...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
A fire that burned through northeast Mason County last week ended up consuming 9000+ acres before finally being brought under control early Sunday morning. The fire began with a woodpecker and a transformer near Eaton Cemetery Road. The Mason Volunteer Fire Department soon was joined by fire crews from all the neighboring communities and counties, as well as the Mason County Road Department and the Texas Forest Service. Containment on the south end of the fire was centered around Eaton Cemete ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Posted September 2, 2015 • Photos
The first regular game of the 2015 season saw the Mason Punchers welcome the Ozona Lions to the Puncherdome last Friday night. The Ozona team has been going through a rebuilding process; and, on Friday night, they still weren't able to pull together enough resistance to stop the Punchers. The Mason team has a lot of new personnel in key positions; and, a large contingent of senior players.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 • Posted August 27, 2015 • Photos
The Punchers welcomed Blanco to town last Thursday for their final scrimmage of the 2015 season. This Friday night, the Punchers will welcome the Ozona Lions to Puncher Stadium for the first pre-conference game of the season. The JV White and JV Purple teams will both be playing out of town on Thursday night.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • Posted August 20, 2015 • Photos
The Mason LIons club met Tuesday, August 11th for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 35 members and two visitors in attendance. Secretary Chase Smith passed out flyers and entry forms for the 5k/10k event which will be held Saturday, September 26th. “Boss” Lion Joel Kuykendall presented Melvin Jones Awards for outstanding service to three deserving members.