One Point from Extinction

The NFL hasn't eliminated the kick for an extra point yet, but the toe is definitely fighting Athlete's foot. ESPN.com reports ending the kick is a possibility for the upcoming season. And there are these other suggestions:*Longer kick than the current 19-20 yards.*The ball would be placed at the one-and-a-half-yard line to make the choice for two more appealing.*A defense can score on a fumble

A Triumphant Night to Remember

Maybe winning a championship or some big rivalry game causes euphoria we've become familiar with on TV, but the joy is no less felt by a team recording a victory that breaks a losing streak and thus produces a thaw in the frigid stretch of a lack of success.The Llano High baseball Jackets, April 10, won a 3-2 thriller over Liberty Hill to claim their first 25-4A win after four highly-irritating

Phinale’s Photo Phinish

BLANCO—The final race, April 8, before the district 25-4A Track & Field Meet was one of the most exciting of the 2015 campaign. A stride-for-stride duel down deep stretch of the end of the 4x400-meter relay is as captivating as a game-winning, bases-loaded triple in the bottom of the ninth."An epic mile-relay battle," Llano High head coach Jarrett Vickers called it. "From start to anchor."The

Longhorn Auction Brings Money to Local Non-Profits

Blue Ridge Ranch (BRR), located south of Llano, held a Longhorn Auction on Friday and Saturday, complete with a chuck wagon dinner that brought smiles to everyone that attended. John Marshall, owner of the ranch said "everyone was in love with the homemade biscuits that were cooked on the ground in a dutch oven." However, that was not the reason for the event, the sale, which was done live, in

Athletic News: Golf, Tennis Have Strong Competitors

Big congrats to Coach McIntosh and our boys' golf team. They won the district title for the second year in a row. Back to back years as district champs is a great accomplishment! Alex Riley also qualified for regional golf on the girls' side as a medalist. Now that we are back in Region 4, these young people will be competing April 13 and 14 in the Corpus Christi area. We wish them the best of

Junior High Bands Bring Home High Ratings

The Llano Junior High Orange Band, Black Band and the Llano High School Band competed on April 7 at the UIL Region 7 Concert and Sightreading contest. The High School Band received a 2nd Division Excellent rating in the Concert competition and a 1st Division Superior rating in the Sightreading portion of the contest. The LJH Orange Band received the UIL Sweepstakes award for receiving a Division

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