Mason County News
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 29, 2013 • Photos
Pouring rain and cold weather did not prevent the Mason faithful from traveling to Leander last Friday for the playoff matchup between Mason and Shiner. It would be a tough night for the Punchers as they ended their 2013 season with a 13-14 loss to the Comanches. During the first quarter, both teams had to deal with temperatures hovering at the freezing mark, while pouring rains and occasional sleet pelted the field.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
It is, by many measures, the most delicious season. The general populace—both serious diners and others in the amateur ranks--dream of Thanksgiving dinners. They waken salivating, comforted by assurances that within hours—or certainly days—aromas wafting from ovens are announcement enough that turkeys and other holiday fare will soon be served. For the sports-minded, the November scene is likewise heralded, and for the hardcore fan, it is might near as sacred.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
A large crowd of descendants of Texas Ranger Major James M Hunter attended the Texas Ranger Memorial Cross Ceremony honoring him on Saturday, November 16 at the Crosby Cemetery. The Mason County Historical Commission arranged the ceremony and Mason resident Sue Pledger, a great-great granddaughter of Maj. Hunter, contacted family members from around the state.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The participants for the Mason County 4-H Food Show included Cutter Couvillion, Jay Ahlschwede, and Madelyn Heath, back row, and Raymond McDonald, Jade Dospapas, John Preston Parrish, Megan McDonald, and Sara Peyton Dospapas.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
Bridget Langdale was a volunteer selling tickets at Saturday's Mason County Chamber of Commerce Wild Game Dinner. The Polaris was won by a hunter who was still in the field.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The faculty and students at Mason High School like to show our appreciation to the supportive community who helped make the 2010 National Blue Ribbon School Award a reality for us. To that end, three years ago we created “Blue Ribbon Service Day” to repay our community, and it has become an annual event.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
The regular 2013 season ended for the Mason Punchers last Friday as they finished district play undefeated with a 61-10 win over Center Point. It was Mason's game for all four quarters, and the Punchers began their push early in the game. Just under a minute into the game, Raul Silguerro made a 51-yard carry for Mason to put the first points on the board.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013 • Photos
This year’s Varsity Cowgirls were introduced Monday night at Meet the Cowgirls Event hosted by the Mason Puncher Club. We had a big crowd in attendance to watch the girls in action and eat some delicious lasagna. Front Row: Paris Jones, Avery Gibbs, Amber McGowan, Kirsten Allen, Kelly Kothman, Monaco Schmidt, Katy Armstrong.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013 • Photos
Mason's defeat of the Brackett Tigers on Friday night clinched their first place ranking in the district, even with one more conference game remaining. In their final appearance at the Puncherdome for the year, the Punchers downed the Tigers 49-7, in spite of projections that had called for this to be one of the tightest matchups of the season. Early in the game, that prediction appeared accurate, as the Brackett team's size and speed proved a tough obstacle for the Puncher defense in the open ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted November 3, 2013 • Photos
Riata held their monthly meeting in the beautiful remodeled home of Glenn and Caren Rueffer. Caren Rueffer presented the program on her on going goal of becoming self sufficient. She is one of 45 people in the State of Texas to hold a permit to sell raw milk from her dairy, Cole Creamery.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted November 3, 2013 • Photos
What a fantastic party it was Sunday night! We really tripped the light fantastic! A huge thank you to Johnny Nicholas for entertaining us so beautifully and to Claire Bell for loaning her building to us for a couple of weeks. It was truly a special time. We also want to thank all of our supporters and donors and our own committee for making this such a grand event.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted October 31, 2013 • Photos
Mason continued their march through their district competitors on Friday night as they traveled to Junction. Though some sportswriters had writtent that the Eagles would be a formidable obstacle for Mason, the Punchers easily clinched a 48-0 win. The night began with Mason kicking off to Junction. On their first play of the game, Junction threw an interception to Luis Castillo who carried the ball in 19 yards for the first score of the game.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 24, 2013 • Photos
Thank you to all who participated in the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country Tuscan Picnic, Wine Tasting and CHAIR-ity Auction Saturday evening, October 19th. Even though the event had to be moved from the Robert Clay Vineyards to the Mason Eckert Civic Center, all chairs, decorated by regional artists, sold and the non profit organization raised thousands of dollars for future scholarships to be given to graduating seniors.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 23, 2013 • Photos
Friday night's game against the Ozona Lions saw the Punchers rack up their second district win; but, it was not an easy victory. The first quarter saw the Punchers bolt from the gate, and fans may have mistakenly thought that the Ozona team would go down easily. On the second play of the game, the Punchers' Raul Silguero ran 63 yards for the opening Puncher touchdown.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 17, 2013 • Photos
Mason Elementary has once again begun collecting Lowe’s Supermarket receipts! Beginning August 17, 2013, and running through March 31, 2014, parents, families, and friends of your students can collect register tapes and contribute them to the school. The school can then redeem the value of those register tapes for FREE educational equipment!