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Archive - Mar 2012

March 28th

Planting trees

March 28, 2012

David and Natasha Irvin (pictured with five-year-old Gabriella Irvin and four-year-old Elijah Irvin) used a truly unique machine to plant some Texas Red Oaks at the Hutchinson County Courthouse Monday. The trees will turn bright red once the fall season comes.

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Borger News Herald

Sanford-Fritch Junior High helps fight MS

March 28, 2012

Sanford-Fritch Junior High School students have taken part in the Multiple Sclerosis Walk in Lubbock every year to help defeat the disease. This year they will walk for MS in Amarillo.
Sanford Fritch Junior High Aide Sandy Bryan stated, “My daughter Ashley was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis three years ago and since then we have had a team walk in the MS Walk every year. This will be our third. The team is a family and friend combination.”
Every year, kids involved with SFJH student council, ran by computer teacher Kem Mullens, help raise donations for their Walk MS team.

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Borger News Herald

Sanford-Fritch Eagles rally to beat River Road 8-6

March 28, 2012

On Tuesday afternoon a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning by Jarrod Goodwin gave the Sanford-Fritch Eagles the 8-6 win over the Amarillo River Road Wildcats in the District 1-2A opener for both teams.
Goodwin had a good game going 3-for-4 at the plate, while driving in five runs for the Eagles.
The Eagles took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning but River Road responded by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning.

March 27th

Charles "Bryan" Tracy

March 27, 2012

Charles "Bryan" Tracy, 45, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, in Borger.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Grace Fellowship Church with Pastor Les Sharp of Faith Covenant Church officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Comanches defeat Boys Ranch in District 6-1A play

March 27, 2012

West Texas High freshman Cade Guinn #15 heads to first base after putting the ball in play. On Monday evening, the West Texas High Comanches defeated Boys Ranch 8-5 in District 6-1A play. The Comanches are now 2-0 in district play and will next travel to Shamrock on Saturday.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

Lady Comanches tame McLean's Lady Tigers in District softball

March 27, 2012

West Texas High's Lady Comanches welcomed the Lady Tigers from McLean Monday afternoon and sent them home with their tail between their legs in a 29-6 "mercy rule" game in four innings. Erin Summers pitched all four innings for WT and had four strike outs, walked four, allowed three earned runs, and she also had an RBI. Devin DeLapp had a stellar game at the plate. She needed just a double to hit for the cycle. DeLapp had an inside the park home run, a triple, a base hit, a base on balls, and eight RBI's.

Eli Samuel Stark

March 27, 2012

PAMPA – Eli Samuel Stark, 39, died March 26, 2012, in Wheeler County, Texas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Briarwood Church, with Rev. Charles Lowry, pastor of CrossPointe Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

“No Excuse For Abuse” 5k run set for May 5

March 27, 2012

The Hutchinson County Child Welfare is preparing for its second annual “No Excuse For Abuse” 5k fun run/walk.
In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the board will host the run on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Registration will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and the race start time is 9 a.m. Proceeds from the
The race will start and end at the Chamber of Commerce on Main Street. Packet pick-up will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Borger Chamber of Commerce.
The cost is $25 for participants who register by April 13. Race Day Registration is $30.

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Borger News Herald

Hutchinson County burn ban lifted

March 27, 2012

The Hutchinson County burn ban has been lifted for the time being, allowing residents to burn their trash freely.
On Monday, March 26, 2012, Commissioners met at the County Courthouse to discuss with Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards whether to consider or approve continuing or rescinding the County’s burn ban.

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Borger News Herald

March 26th

Borger girls take third place in Perryton Invitational

March 26, 2012

On Saturday, the Borger High School varsity girls golf team finished in third place at the Perryton Invitational.
Gruver won the tournament shooting a team score of 378 followed Pampa in second place with a 390 followed by Borger just two strokes back with a 392.
Gruver’s Halli Mann took first place overall with an 85, while Borger’s Clarice Myers and Hali Southall tied for fifth place with both shooting a 93.
The Borger girls will next take part in the first round of the District 1-3A Tournament in Dumas on Monday, April 2nd.

Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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