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‘Blinde Kuh’ takes cookoff win

Home smokers cow opposition in Thorndale


What a bargain on a cooking rig! Not quite. Later in the afternoon more zeros were chalked in to make the price more appropriate. 
Reporter/Mike Brown What a bargain on a cooking rig! Not quite. Later in the afternoon more zeros were chalked in to make the price more appropriate. Reporter/Mike Brown It was a weekend for home cookin’ in Thorndale.

Blinde Kuh (Blind Cow), a long-time, home town entry in area barbecue events, won best overall honors in the 21st annual Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue Cookoff Saturday.

There were actually t wo Blinde Kuh teams led by Brian Fisher, Billy, Darren and Gavin Biar.

Results for all the weekend activities were listed as follows:

BARBECUE COOKOFF

Overall—1. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale; 2. Nazarene’s BBQ, Norm Ebeling, Georgetown; 3. Bad Boyz BBQ, Sean Leschber, Taylor.

Chicken—1. Stormin’ Norman’s, Russell NIemtschk, Thorndale; 2. Bad Boyz BBQ, Sean Leschber, Taylor; 3. D&T Ranch, Danny Hufstetler, Thorndale; 4. Bahama Mamas 2, Judy Jordan, Thorn - dale; 5. Nazarene’s BBQ, Norm Ebeling, Georgetown; 6. Under the Influence, Hank Smith Elgin; 7. Spanky’s Gang, Craig Jordan, Thorndale; 8. Dirt Don’t Hurt, Carter Travis, Thorndale; 9. No Clue BBQ, Manuel Camacho, Taylor. 10. Triple A Cookers, Brian Thompson, Kingwood.


Craig Jordan slices ribs. Craig Jordan slices ribs. Pork ribs—1. Nazarene’s BBQ, Nor m Ebeling, G eor getown ; 2. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale; 3. B BQ Pimps, Shannon Bishop, Thorndale; 4. Blinde Kuh 2, Billy Biar, Thorndale; 5. Bad Boyz BBQs BBQ, Sean Leschber, Taylor; 6. No Clue BBQ 2, Manuel Camacho, Taylor; 7. Pfamous Art’s BBQ, Art Goyeneche, Pflugerville; 8. Stormin’ Norman’s, Russell NIemtschk, Thorndale; 9. Cooking Out Country Style, Eric Camacho, Taylor. 10. Weekend Warriors, Matt Bulusek, Taylor.

Beef brisket—1. Weekend Warriors, Mat t Bulusek, Taylor; 2. Under the Influence, Hank Smith, Elgin; 3. Smokin’ Pistols, Jason Ra mirez, T hor ndale ; 4. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale; 5. BBQ Pimps, Shannon Bishop, Thorndale; 6. No Clue BBQ 1, Manuel Camacho, Taylor; 7. Love, Peace & BBQ, Cassie Leschber, Taylor; 8. Triple A Cookers, Brian Thompson, Kingwood; 9. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale. 10. D & T Bar Ranch, Danny Hufstetler, Thorndale.


Cara Goetz is the new Miss Thorndale. Cara Goetz is the new Miss Thorndale. Jackpot cook’s choice—1. Triple A Cookers, Brian Thompson, Kingwood, shrimp; 2. Smoke This, Gary Don Lane, Taylor, shrimp; 3. Stormin’ Norman’s Russel NIemtschk, Thorndale, shrimp; 4. Johnny’s Place 2, John Pelzel, Bacliff, shrimp; 5. Nazarene’s BBQ, Norm Ebeling, Georgetown, shrimp; 6. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale, shrimp 7. Pit Boss, Darell Malish, Thrall, shrimp; 8. Weekend Warriors, Matt Bulusek, Taylor, shrimp; 9. DDR BBQ, Ron Reid, Florence, “armadillo eg gs”; 10. Pfamous Art’s BBQ, Art Goyeneche, Pflugerville, baby back ribs


Smoky grills, camos and cowboy hats were part of the ambience on the cookoff midway during the afternoon sampling time. Smoky grills, camos and cowboy hats were part of the ambience on the cookoff midway during the afternoon sampling time. Jackpot pinto beans—1. Weekend Warriors, Matt Bulusek, Taylor; 2. Michna Tribe, Ronnie Michna, Taylor; 3. Blinde Kuh 2, Billy Biar, Thorndale; 4. Blinde Kuh 1, Brian Fisher, Thorndale; 5. Dirt Don’t Hurt, Carter Travis, Thorndale; 6. Under the Influence, Hank Smith Elgin; 7. All in the Family, Daniel Pitts, Thorndale; 8. Dir t Don’t Hur t, Car ter Travis, Thorndale; 9. Bahama Mamas. Judy Jordan, Thorndale. 10. The Inlaws, Kevin Kiesling, Thorndale.

Jackpot margaritas—1. BBQ Pimps, Shannon Bishop, Thorndale; 2. BW Bur ners, Ross Tower y, Cameron; 3. Backwards BBQ, James Tuttle, Thorndale.

Best pit—The Inlaws, Kevin Kiesling, Thorndale.

Showmanship—1. Blinde Kuh 1 and 2, Brian Fisher, Billy, Darren and Gavin Biar, Thorndale.

42 DOMINO TOURNEY

1. Marty and Brandon Irwin, Thorndale. 2. Scott and Julie Bishop, Thorndale.

HORSESHOE TOURNEY

1. Lewis and Justin Prutt, Cameron.

2. Tommy Valenta and Gene Meyer, Austin.

3. Jeffrey & Jeri Kiesling, Thorndale.

WASHERS-ADULT DIVISION

1. Brandon Irwin and Tyler Jordan, Thorndale.

2. Kirk Quinney and Thomas Betchan, Rockdale.

3. Jeffrey and Keri Kiesling, Thorndale.

SOFTBALL TOURNEY

(In memory of Ronnie Becker) 1. Shockers, Taylor. 2. Rusty Roosters, Rockdale. 3. Slappy Boys, Houston.

MISS THORNDALE PAGEANT

Miss Thorndale—Cara Leigh Goetz; runner- up, Kristen Elizabeth Garza; Miss Photogenic, DesaRae Shane; Miss Congniality, Cara Leigh Goetz; Beautiful Hair Award, Cara Leigh Goetz.

Miss Toddler—Emma Grace Niemtschk; finalist, Cheyenne Stevenson.

Miss Tiny Tot—Jacie Mayberry; finalist, Audry Organ.

Master Tiny Tot—Kale Meadors.

Tiny Miss— Hadley Meadors; finalists ( tie), Aiyanna Stevenson and Grace Vickers.

Little MIss— Makaelyn Vivas; Kinley Meadors.

Junior Miss—Ashton Kiesling; finalist, Jordyn Smith.

Junior Miss Thorndale—Juliana Byrd; finalist, Amy Wuensche.


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