February 16th, 2012
On Wednesday evening, the Amarillo Caprock Lady Longhorns scored a goal in the 71st minute to force the 2-2 tie with the Borger Lady Bulldogs in District 5-4A action.
The game was a rescheduled contest from last Friday, when the game was cancelled due to a muddy field.
In the fourth minute, the Lady Bulldogs had the first scoring opportunity of the game, when Shelby Harris appeared to break open with the ball. But Harrisâ€™ shot would get deflected keeping the game scoreless.
On Wednesday evening, the Amarillo Caprock Longhorns and the Borger Bulldogs squared off is a physical District 5-4A contest with the Longhorns coming away with the 4-1 win.
From the beginning to the end, both teams came out playing physical leading to several yellow and red cards to be pulled out during the game.
The Longhorns jumped out on top early by scoring two goals in the first ten minutes of the game.
The Bulldogs would settle down and play solid defense the rest of the game, but were limited in their scoring opportunities.
FRITCH - Carolyn J. Gomoke, 70, of Fritch, died Monday Feb. 13, 2012, in Plainview, Texas.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday Feb. 16, at Faith Baptist Church in Fritch. Officiating will be Don Rice, pastor and Jeremy Rice. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery in the Garden of Evergreen under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Margaret Ann Jefferson Canter, 73, of Borger, died February 12, 2012 at Borger Healthcare Center.
Family will be conducting a memorial service 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Stinnett â€“ Johnny Almon Monden, 79, died Sunday February 12 in Lubbock. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at the 1st Baptist Church in Stinnett with Rev. Mike Donathan, Pastor, Rev Donald Ward, Pastor of 1st United Methodist Church in Stinnett and Rev. Rhonda Greenwood, Pastor of 1st United Methodist Church in Merkel, TX. Interment with military honors will follow at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Joe W. Hayes, Sr., 94, of Borger, Texas, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Amarillo, Texas.
Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the First Methodist Church of Borger, Texas.
Joe was born in Clarkesville, Texas on April 2, 1917 to William C. Hayes and Dulcenia (Bateman) Hayes. Joe graduated from high school in Allison, Texas and received bachelors and masters degrees from West Texas College. Joe was an outstanding athlete, having lettered four years in both football and basketball at West Texas College, graduating in 1939.
On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles got handed a heartbreaker on Valentines in their 2A Bi-District playoff match with Idalou at Canyon High School on Tuesday, 50-42.
The Lady Eagles started with two quick points from sophomore Christa White. This lead wouldnâ€™t last long with quick shooting and good rebounding by the Lady Cats.
Sanford-Fritch had to play catchup for the rest of the game with the first quarter ending with Sanford-Fritch down by five.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen traveled to Kansas for a doubleheader with Garden City Community College. The Lady Plainsmen got the comeback win in game one, but came up short in the dayâ€™s final contest.
(Game One) Frank Phillips College 3 Garden City CC 2
The Lady Plainsmen got their first win of the 2012 season when they scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to get the 3-2 win over Garden City CC.
Sophomore Christine Blankenship scored the game winning two-run double, bringing in Arleen Alamanza and Janelle Smith.
Over the past two evenings, the Borger Bulldogs and Sanford-Fritch Eagles wrapped up the 2011-12 boys basketball season.
Dalhart 57 Borger 40
In Dalhart on Tuesday evening, the Golden Wolves got off to a fast start, outscoring the Borger Bulldogs 18-5 in the first period, on their way to a 57-40 win.
With the win, Dalhart claimed the District 1-3A title outright with a 7-2 district record.
Borger police officers made an arrest last week after responding to a disturbance on Moody Street.
On Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at approximately 3:33 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance in the 800 block of Moody Street involving two male subjects with possible weapons involved.