Friday, December 14, 2018

A Badger Christmas 2018

There was quite a crowd in the Buckholts School Cafetorium Thursday night. Kids, parents and community members had a Christmas spaghetti supper before the lights dimmed for the school's annual Christmas presentation.

There were reindeer pulling a . . .
sleigh full of kids.
Santa made an appearance.
The High School choir sang.
Angels showed up before
the Grand Finale.
Click here for images - - > >  Badger Christmas 2018

To see a video of the entire performance go here - - > >  Badger Xmas 2018 Video

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

HS Girls Hoops

Last evening, the Lady Panthers from Burton High School made the hour and a half trip to Buckholts to take on the Lady Badgers in a game of hoops.

There was plenty of close contact.

And, fast paced action.

Game images here - - > >  HS Girls Basketball v Burton 12-11-18

Friday, December 7, 2018

HIgh School Basketball 12-04-18

Last Tuesday evening the balls were bouncing in Buckholts gymnasium. The ladies High School team from Granger ISD and the men's High School team from Belton Providence Prep were in town for some basketball action.

The Lady Badgers and the Lady Lions matched up first.

Buckholts' side of the scoreboard was in deficit the first three quarters of the game, but in the fourth quarter, the Lady Badgers wrestled the lead from the Lady Lions and won 35-31.

The High School boys had to play with a different deficit. Due to two injuries (yep, here we go again) and several team members ineligible due to failing grades, the Badgers were only able to put four players on the court against Providence Prep's full team plus an overflowing bench.

The Badgers had to play loose to avoid fouling out, but they were aggressive on the ball.

The boys' game ended with Buckholts 15 points behind, but considering the Badgers's team circumstances, this game shouldn't be considered a loss.

HS Girls Basketball v Granger 12-04-18

HS Boys Basketball v Belton Providence 12-04-18

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Jr Hi Roundballers Go 2 For 2

Last evening, the Buckholts Junior High basketball teams hosted the Coupland Cowgirls and Cowboys. The Lady Badgers were first up.

And the takeaway was,

the girls won their game!

Then, the Junior High boys took the court.

The Badgers made the game a scoring clinic for the Cowboys.

The Badger boys handily defeated the Coupland boys.

Links to game photos below:

JH Girls Basketball v Coupland 12-03-18

                                                            JH Boys Basketball v Coupland 12-03-18

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Buckholts Abuzz

What would not draw much attention in Houston, and probably several New York City hand salutes, had Buckholts buzzing Saturday evening. Was it a rocket fuselage (correctly called the structure system)? Why did it require a police motorcycle escort?

Arriving in Buckholts just before sunset on US 190/TX 36 shy of FM 1915, being carried on two 18 wheeler flat bed trailers, this shiny cylinder pulled off the road. It took only a few minutes to draw local attention, as well as slow traffic.

Vehicles and pedestrians were dwarfed by the shiny beast. The contraption is a "concentrator", used to separated methane from carbon dioxide at natural gas plants. This rig was supported by 16 trailer axles. You do the math to figure out the weight.

The motorcycle officers and the transport team made sure the giant rig was safely off the highway. Sunset arriving, the transport was grounded for the night. One of the drivers said the rig left Houston just after sunrise Saturday morning and took all day to reach Buckholts. The destination for the concentrator was not revealed, but the driver said he had a long way to the terminus. 30 minutes after sunrise Sunday morning, the huge transport was underway bidding adieu to the curious in Buckholts.