April 5th, 2012
On Wednesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs struggled early in their 8-3 loss to the Pampa Harvesters in District 1-3A play.
The Harvesters racked up all eight of their runs by the top of the fourth inning, while the Bulldogs didnâ€™t get a base hit until the third inning.
The Harvesters opened the game scoring three runs in the top of the first inning.
Pampa pitcher James Thompson had a solid outing on the mound going seven innings giving up three runs on five hits.
The final round of the District 7-1A boys golf tournament was held at the Borger Country Club golf course on Tuesday, April 3rd. West Texas Highâ€™s Nathan Forrest shot a final round of 71 to go with his previous round of 70 for a total of 141 to take second place overall in the district tournament..
West Texas Highâ€™s Justin Hawthorne shot a final round of 77 to go with his previous round of 79 for a total of 156. to take third place overall ..
Both young men have qualified for the Regional Golf Tournament to be held in Lubbock on April 16th&17th at the Lakeridge Country Club golf course.
In their first game after being ranked in the top 25 in Class 1A by the TGCA on Tuesday, the West Texas High Lady Comanches found themsevles in a tough battle against the Booker Lady Kiowas in District 6-1A play.
The game was tied 2-2 going into the bottom of the seventh inning, where the Lady Comanches were able to bring in the winning run to keep from going into extra innings.
Erin Summers had a good game in the pitcherâ€™s circle for the Lady Comanches giving up two runs and four hits.
The win improves the Lady Comanches to 11-8 overall and to 3-2 in district play.
West Texas High hosted the Booker Kiowas Tuesday afternoon in a clash of the tribes. The Comanches were hoping to remain perfect going into the game with a 3-0 record. The Comanches committed eleven errors in a 16-6 loss and they struggled at the plate. Jess Shirley took the loss with two strike outs, he allowed ten hits and seven earned runs. Carlos Juarez closed the last two innings allowing just two hits and three earned runs.
The Borger High School Girls A Golf team sits in second place after the first round of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament in Dumas on Monday.
The Borger A team shot a 400, putting them 25 strokes behind Pampa who leads the tournament with a 375.
The Borger B team is currently in third place after posting a team score of 452.
Pampaâ€™s Allison Alexander sits as the leader in the individual standings after shooting an 89.
Borgerâ€™s Clarice Myers is in fourth place overall after posting a 94.
The final round of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament will take place next Monday, April 9th in Dumas.
A notice was given on March 12, 2012 at Stinnett City Hall, of a drawing to decide the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the general election for the Stinnett City Council.
The election will be held on May 12, 2012 from 7 a.m. till 7 p.m. in Stinnett City Hall, 609 Mackenzie Ave. Early voting will be held on April 30 through May 8, 2012. Early voting is also at City Hall.
With a deadline set for demolition of the old hospital building, workers are busily doing all they can to meet that deadline.
At the regular meeting of the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors on Monday evening, Golden Plains Community Hospital CEO Dennis Jack said a deadline of April 15 has been set to finish the demolition process.
â€śItâ€™s supposed to be done. I donâ€™t think thatâ€™s going to happen, but they have got a lot more trucks there this week and are starting to rip it out, so weâ€™ll see,â€ť he said.
The Borger City Council received four requests pertaining to zoning issues for consideration during its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The requests for zoning were as follows:
â€˘Arvind Patel, specific use permit for the placement of a manufactured home to be located at 1415 West Wilson Street (rear).
â€˘Matt Armstrong, request to re-zone Lots 17-27, Block 5, Original Townsite, from a retail zoning district to a commercial zoning district to be known as 900 North Main.
Due to much needed rain on Tuesday afternoon, the Pampa vs Borger baseball and softball games have been rescheduled for Wednesday.
The Pampa Harvesters vs Borger Bulldogs baseball game will start at 4:30 p.m. at Huber Park and the Pampa Lady Harvesters vs Borger Lady Bulldogs varsity softball game will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Agnes Howe Park.
The junior varsity softball game will be played after the varsity game at around 6:30 p.m.
Leon Grist, 87, of Borger, passed away, Saturday, March 31, 2012.
Leon Grist was born Wednesday, January 21, 1925 in Paris, AR to Aron and Theora Elizabeth (Ezell) Grist. He was a Chief A engine mechanic for Skelly-Watkins Gasoline plant at Spring Creek for 35 years. Mr. Grist married Lennis Boren on Dec. 24, 1947, in Pampa, TX.