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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!
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 16, 2013 • Photos
District play for the Mason Punchers started Friday night and the Harper Longhorns quickly learned that Mason intends to make this their year. On the first Mason possession of the ball following the opening kickoff, Luis Castillo ran the ball 53 yards for the first score of the night. Go Chanraing added his extra point and the Punchers led 7-0 with 11:57 remaining in the quarter. Harper's possession didn't move them into scoring position and Mason would be driving to their second score only a ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013 • Photos
2013-14 Comanche Creek Ladies Golf Association Members: Front Row L to R: Kay Evans, Kathy Bradley, Patsy Brandenberger and Martha Smith. Middle Row L to R: Sheila Innis, Bobbye Frazier, Roberta McMillian, Minnie Schmidt, Mona Hyde, Doris Grote, and Rita Ash. Back Row L to R: Sherrie Patrick, Helen Hahn, Bertha Templeton and Cynthia Bauer.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 9, 2013 • Photos
The annual Pontotoc VFD fundraising barbeque, held at the end of September, was a rousing success. Crowds enjoyed live music, great food, wonderful weather and good friends, all while helping to raise money to support the rural firefighters that keep people in the Pontotoc and Fredonia area safe.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 2, 2013 • Photos
Saturday was a busy day in Mason with LOTS of activities.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 2, 2013 • Photos
Over six years ago (April of 2007), the Mason Square Museum had a grand opening on a very cold, rainy, and snowy morning outside on the sidewalk with many local folks and out-of-town visitors. After several years of fund raisers and many, many hours of planning and an equal amount of physical construction hours, the museum had become real.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 2, 2013 • Photos
After missing a scheduled game with Christoval on September 20th due to flooding along the South Concho River, the Mason Punchers traveled to San Saba ready to play some football. During the first quarter, both teams showed off strong offenses; but, both were shifting their defensive strategies in an effort to control their opponents. Mason's Raul Silguero scored the first touchdown of the night on a three-yard final run ending a successful drive.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 • Posted September 25, 2013 • Photos
The Old Yeller Days Celebration to be held Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Mason County courthouse lawn will not only feature activities from frontier times in the Texas Hill Country, but will also highlight three different books that have frontier themes. Sponsored by the Mason County M.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 19, 2013 • Photos
The Mason Bank hosted the 25th annual golf tournament on Saturday. The tournament had 45 entrants and six teams ties for first with a score of 14 under. A scorecard playoff determined the top three teams. A delicious fish fry cooked by the Boy Scouts and their parents was served to the participants and their families. 1st place team: left to right, Boog Holloway, James Toeppich, Craig Henrich, Minnie Schmidt and Kelly Schmidt. 2nd place team: left to right: Mike Innis, Sheila Innis, Patsy B ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 19, 2013 • Photos
The Old Yeller Days celebration to held Saturday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Mason County Courthouse Lawn will bring to life the frontier times of Mason County and its literary heritage of Mason author Fred Gipson. Sponsored this year by the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, the event will showcase re-enactors and demonstrations emphasizing the 1870s time period in which Old Yeller was set.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 19, 2013 • Photos
The Comfort Bobcats delivered the first non-playoff loss to the Punchers in several years last Friday night. Though the Punchers fought valiantly, the Bobcats were able to control the action for the fourth quarter, pulling ahead of Mason in the final minutes of play. Comfort set the tone for the night in the first quarter.