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January 28th, 2012

Lady Bulldogs fall to Rangerettes 74-30

January 28, 2012

On Friday, the Perryton Rangerettes used a big third period to help them pull away for the 74-30 win over the Borger Lady Bulldogs in District 1-3A play.
In the third period, the Rangerettes outscored the Lady Bulldogs 24-5 to put the game out of reach by the fourth period.
The Lady Bulldogs started the game well against the district leading Rangerettes with Vanessa Jones scoring all of her ten points in the first half and McKenzie Loftis scoring five.

January 27th

FPC Lady Plainsmen beat Clarendon College 76-64

January 27, 2012

On Thursday evening, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen defeated Clarendon College 76-64 in Clarendon.
FPC took control of the game early by building a 44-35 by halftime.
Late in the game, Clarendon took a 61-60 lead, but FPC went on a 6-0 run to go up 66-61 with 4:56 left.
Clarendon hit a three to cut it to 66-64, but the Lady Plainsmen sank two free throws with 1:59 left to go up 68-64. The Lady Plainsmen finished the game a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line to arrive at the final score.

FPC Plainsmen split games with Luna CC

January 27, 2012

On Friday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen opened the 2012 season by winning game one of their four game series with Luna Community College, 11-6, but dropping the second game 10-4 .
(Game 1) Frank Phillips 11 Luna CC 6
Luna took advantage of a strong wind blowing out of right field by hitting three homeruns in the game, including a two-run shot in the top of the first inning.
The Plainsmen took the lead for good in the bottom of the third inning by scoring four runs to take a 5-3 lead.

Frank Phillips College tops NMMI 71-70 in WJCAC action

January 27, 2012

On Thursday evening, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen got their first win in WJCAC play by beating the New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) Broncos 71-70 in Roswell, N.M.
Several Plainsmen had big games including Taquan McDew scoring 18 points, Earl Hill 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ronald Scott 10 points and 8 rebounds, and Alex Zivkovic 7 points and 11 rebounds.
The win improves the Plainsmen to 9-11 overall, 1-3 in WJCAC, while NMMI drops to 8-10 oveall and to 1-3 in WJCAC play.

Comanches square off with Kiowas in crucial District 1-1A contest

January 27, 2012

Tonight the Booker Kiowas (8-8, 1-4) and the West Texas High Comanches (16-9, 1-4) square off in a big District 1-1A game.
Both teams enter tonight with identical 1-4 district records and a win will keep one team right in the hunt for one of the district’s playoff berths, while the loser will start tp see their playoff hopes look bleak.
In the district opener back on January 10th, the Kiowas came away with the 57-44 win at home, but have failed to win a district contest since.

Xcel Energy files for lower fuel costs

January 27, 2012

Xcel Energy has filed for lower fuel costs in the state of Texas.
Yesterday, the company submitted plans to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) for a revised fuel cost formula and factor that will reduce residential bills of 1,000 kilowatt-hours by an average of $1.83, or about 1.8 percent, starting April 1.

January 26th

Bulldogs make their mark on the Collin Street Bakery TSWA 3A All-State team

January 26, 2012

Thursday afternoon, three Borger Bulldogs were honored as part of the Texas Sports Writers Association 3A All-State team.

Senior Dustin Clark was named Third Team All-State on the defensive line, while senior running back Ty Brown and senior linebacker Miles McKinney earned Honorable Mention honors.

61st Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State Football Team.

FIRST TEAM
Offense
Guards — Sam Schomp, Lindale, 6-4, 300, sr. and Andrew Cady, Rockport-Fulton, 6-0, 245, sr.
Center — Clint Merka, Argyle, 6-2, 290, sr.

Officials respond to Hwy 136 wreck

January 26, 2012

Area emergency officials responded to a wreck Thursday morning on Highway 136.
A husband and wife, who were not identified, rolled into a ravine off the highway. Gabriel Medrano of the Texas Department of Public Safety said the husband had complained of stomach pains.
He said that a witness stated the southbound vehicle curved off the road to the right, causing it to go through a barbed wire fence and strike an electrical pole on the driver's side. This caused the vehicle to roll several times, landing into a ravine.

Sanford-Fritch's Colton Valle earns TSWA All-State Honorable Mention honors

January 26, 2012

61st Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A All-State Football Team.
FIRST TEAM
Offense
Guards — Shawn Atwood, Muleshoe, 6-2, 185, jr. and Will Holcomb, Lexington, 5-9, 205, sr.
Center — Adam Berghauser, Melissa, 6-4, 220, sr.
Tackles — Mac Long, 6-4, 282, Edna, sr. and John Wesley Shipp, Refugio, 5-11 225, jr.
Wide receivers — Lynx Hawthorne, Refugio, 6-1, 185, sr. and Caleb Hullum, Eastland, 5-9, 175, sr
Tight end — Gerren Ballard, Whitewright, 6-6, 250, sr.
Quarterback — Travis Quintanilla, Refugio, 5-11, 175, soph.

Borger Police Report

January 26, 2012

Jan. 21, 2012
136 and 1559 – motorist assist
5th and Harvey – field interview
1100 block of Sterling – report of criminal mischief
200 block of West Jefferson – house/business check
500 block of North Cedar – report of disturbance
200 block of West First – traffic escort
200 block of North Harvey – report of recovered property
Lister – report of disturbance
1000 block of East Sixth – report of criminal trespass
1400 block of Boyd – report of suspicious activity
1300 block of Potter – report of theft
200 block of West First – traffic escort

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