Archive - Mar 7, 2012
A 21-year-old student was killed Tuesday after his car was struck by a semi-truck.
According to Trooper Gabriel Medrano, at 10:47 a.m. Tuesday, Antonio Hernandez of Spearman, who was driving a 1992 Toyota Camry, was heading south on Highway 136, three minutes south of Stinnett.
He drove on the right shoulder, then overcorrected to the left, putting him in the oncoming traffic lane where he collided with Jackie Lynn Walker, driver of a 2006 Freight-liner hauling a semi-trailer, heading north.
Tuesday evening in Amarillo, the West Texas High Lady Comanches had no problems getting the win over Amarillo River Road 16-6 in non-district softball action.
The Lady Comanches racked up 13 hits, while senior Abby Summers had a solid game in the pitcherâ€™s circle limiting the Lady Wildcats to three hits, striking out six batters, to go along with six walks.
The Lady Comanches didnâ€™t waste any time getting on the scoreboard by bringing in seven runs in the top of the first inning.
With the drought in the Hutchinson County area seeing no end anytime soon, the City of Borger is doing its part to provide much-needed water for citizens and businesses.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved action on a bid for two new water wells in the amount of $999,903. The bid was awarded to Hydro Resources Mid Continent, Inc.
MVP-Boston Hudson (Canadian) Sophomore
Alex Ramirez (West Texas) Senior
MVP-Braden Hudson (Canadian) Senior Justin Mungia (Stratford) Senior
Korbin Irwin (Gruver) Junior
Kramer King (Gruver) Senior
Hunter Lile (Booker) Freshman
Jared Reagan (Booker) Freshman
Sterling Audrain ( Stratford) Sophomore
Ballard Saul (Canadian) Senior
Braiden Galla (Canadian) Freshman
Ben Arbuckle (Canadian) Sophomore
Edgar Guerrero (Stratford) Senior
Shay Wilkins (Sunray) Senior
On Tuesday afternoon, Amarillo Tascosa Rebels sophomore pitcher Tucker Davidson showed why he is an athlete to watch in the Texas Panhandle by getting the complete game win on the pitcherâ€™s mound over the Borger Bulldogs 11-1.
The lefty struck out 13 Bulldog batters in five innings of work and only gave up three hits.
The Rebels got on the scoreboard early scoring five runs in the top of the first inning off a infield single and a grand slam.