February 7th, 2012
On Friday. the Borger Varsity Tennis Team competed in Amarillo in the Palo Duro Tournament against most of the 4A teams in the region and held their own really well.
Winning the consolation brackets were: Alix Whitworth and Abbie Madden in Mixed Doubles, and Ariel Sanders in Girls Singles.
In the girls doubles the team of Lindsey Murley and Casandra Fonseca won their bracket.
In mixed doubles, the team of Britt Snipes and Jared Anderson won their first and second round matches before losing in the semi-finals to the tournament champion team from Randall High School.
Come out and enjoy some fried fish with the Knights of Columbus.
The Knights of Columbus 3558 will be hosting their 4th Annual Fish Fry on February 24th.
The meal will be an all-you-can-eat from 5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. at the St .Johnâ€™s School Gym.
Advanced tickets are $8 or three for $20. Tickets at the door for sell for $9. Children 6-11 are $5 (no advance tickets) and 5 and under are free. Carry out will be available.
For further information contact Jim Stark at 898-5126.
On Friday, Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen Head Volleyball Coach Ashley Dyer signed Dumas outside hitter Allison Kiewiet at the BCAC.
Kiewiet was a four-year letterman for a successful Dumas volleyball team, averaging 17 kills and four blocks per match.
On Saturday, the District 5 wrestling meet was held at Tex Hanna Gym here in Borger.
Over the past several years, Dumas has established themselves as the team to beat for the district title, and that was the case again, as the Demons won the tournament with 156 points.
The young Borger wrestling team finished the tournament in sixth place.
Junior Dustin Tucker earned a trip to the regional meet by fnishing the tournament in second place in the 220 weight class, falling to Sergio Perez of Dumas 7-3 in the championship match.
Clarence J. â€śGabbyâ€ť Stevens, resident of Fairfax, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012 at his home. He was 88 years of age.
Clarence was born October 24, 1923 in Limon, Colorado, the son of Albert F. Stevens and Ethel (Van Cleave) Stevens. A WWII veteran, he served his country in the United States Army from January 1944 until June 1945. He was a member of Ponca Cityâ€™s American Legion Post 14 and the VFW.
Dandridge, TN-Nancy Derreberry Shults Long Renfroe, 72 of Jonesborough, TN, formerly of Dandridge, TN and Borger, TX passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 2 and Interment graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 3, all under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge. She was laid to rest at McCampbellâ€™s Chapel Cemetery in Dandridge, TN.
The Hutchinson County United Way (HCUW) is looking for projects for their Day of Caring on April 28th.
The Day of Caring gives volunteers in the community an opportunity to come together to give their time and services to work on a one-time project in an effort to impact our communityâ€™s needs with tasks they are unable to perform themselves.
HCUW is asking people to submit project requests if they know of someone within the community who is elderly or disabled and in need of help with home improvement projects.
On Monday evening, the Hutchinson Country Hospital (HCHD) Board of Directors will gather for the regularly scheduled February meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the GPCH Executive Board Room.
During the meeting, the board will take action on calling the election for the HCHD Board of Directors for precinct seats 2 and 4.
Other new business items on the agenda include: an audit report will be given by Baird, Kurtz, and Dodson (BKD) for the hospital district, action on the amount for the intergovernmental transfer, and the 1115 Waiver program.
On Friday evening, the Borger Bulldogs came away with a big 7-1 win over the Pampa Harvesters, while the Borger Lady Bulldogs and Pampa Lady Harvesters played to a 1-1 tie in District 5-4A soccer action.
(Boys) Borger 7 Pampa 1
The Bulldogs dominated the Harvesters with five Borger players putting goals into the net. Borger goalkeeper Alberto Rangel had a good game coming up with five saves.
The Bulldogs are 1-0-1 in district play
DALHART-On Friday evening, the Dalhart Golden Wolves used a 12-1 run to end the third period helping them to pull away for the 65-37 win over the Borger Bulldogs in District 1-3A play.
Despite the Bulldogsâ€™ having a combination of a 26% shooting percentage and 24 turnovers, Borger was only down by seven points with about 3:00 minutes to go in the third period. However, nine of the teamâ€™s turnovers took place in the fourth period leading to the Wolves outscoring Borger 23-11 in the final eight minutes.