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Archive - May 2011

May 4th

Kathy Ryan Fund working to train fire and rescue workers

May 4, 2011

There is a special endowment fund that has been going strong for about two years in honor of a local woman who lost her life working to save others in the major wildfires that hit the Borger area in 2006.
Attorney Joe Lovell, who works with the Kathy Ryan Rural Fire and Rescue Endowment Fund, spoke to the Borger Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon. Also attending were Tim Newsom, Nita Dyslin, and Pam Ayers, Ryan’s daughter.

JMG participates in special Mother’s Day project

May 4, 2011

Borger ISD takes part in the JMG program, also known as The Junior Master Gardener.
According to a press release, JMG is growing Good Kids by encouraging them to have a passion for learning, success, and service through s unique gardening education.
JMG offers curriculum that covers a broad range of horticulture and environmental education topics.

Borger’s Pool state bound in two events

May 4, 2011

West Texas High’s Terrence Bonds qualifies for state in 300m hurdles

After earning a trip to the State Track Meet on Monday, by dominating the girls discus competition, Borger senior J’Cee Pool qualified for a second event at the state meet by taking second place in the girls’ shotput at the 3A Region I Track Meet in Lubbock on Tuesday.
On Pool’s second to last throw, the senior reached a mark of 40-5 to finish behind Kebbeh Darpolor of Pecos, who had a throw of 41-10 1/2.

Lady Plainsmen open Regional Tournament play tomorrow

May 4, 2011

Tomorrow the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen will make their first appearance in post-season play when they compete in the NJCAA Region V West Softball Tournament in Lubbock.
The Lady Plainsmen clinched a berth into the regional tournament this weekend by winning three of four games against Clarendon College.
The Lady Plainsmen will open the tournament by taking on the Howard College Lady Red Hawks at 11:00 a.m.
The winner will take on Midland College tomorrow afternoon at 5:00 p.m.

Playoff games get underway tonight through Saturday

May 4, 2011

Tonight starts four days of local high school softball and baseball team action, with teams looking to make noise in the post season.
The West Texas High Comanches will begin their best of three 1A Bi-District round series with the Nazareth Swifts tonight at 5:00 p.m.
All three games will be played at Wilder Park at West Texas A&M in Canyon.
Game two will take place on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with game three following, if necessary.

May 3rd

LINN Energy donates $106,000 to FPC Softball program

May 3, 2011

A couple of months ago, representatives from LINN Energy came before the Borger EDC Board of Directors to introduce themselves and share some of their ideas for what they planned to do in the region. They were preparing to increase their presence within the Borger community, which includes the building of a new regional office.
Being a relatively new business within the Borger community, Jim Boden of LINN Energy told the EDC board during that meeting that one of the goals of the company is to be a great neighbor in the community by showing its support to local organizations and charities.

Pool earns trip to state meet

May 3, 2011

Monday afternoon Borger senior J’Cee Pool earned a trip to the state track meet by easily winning the girls discus in Lubbock at the 3A Region I Track Meet.
Pool’s top throw went for 138-3 feet which was just under 17 feet better than the second place finisher, who had a throw for 121-8.
The 3A Region I meet concludes today and the state track meet will take place on May 13th and 14th in Austin.

National Day of Prayer set for Thursday

May 3, 2011

Borger is set to observe the National Day of Prayer this coming Thursday.
The event will take place starting at 12 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Veterans’ Memorial at Huber Park.
The theme of this year’s event is “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God,” and the theme verse is Psalm 91:2, “I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
Various citizens in the community will be lifting prayer in conjunction with the seven centers of power, which are the government, the military, the media, business, education, church, and family.

West Texas takes on Nazareth tomorrow in Bi-District Round

May 3, 2011

Tomorrow evening the West Texas High Comanches will begin their best of three 1A Bi-District round series with the Nazareth Swifts.
All three games will be played at Wilder Park at West Texas A&M in Canyon.
Game one is scheduled for tomorrow at 5:00 p.m.
Game two will take place on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with game three following, if necessary.

Bulldogs taking on Bushland in playoff warm up

May 3, 2011

Thursday evening the District 1-3A champion Borger Bulldogs will take on the Bushland Falcons in a playoff warm up game at Wilder Park at West Texas A&M in Canyon at 5:30 p.m.
By winning the district title, Borger earned a bye in the bi-district playoff round this weekend.

The West Texas Comanches travel to Wellington Friday night to take on the Skyrockets in a district...
The Borger Bulldogs will travel to Pampa Friday night to face their rivals, Pampa. See weekend...
Lucas Robertson will be heading to Lubbock to represent the Bulldog Cross Country team at regionals...

 

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