January 18th, 2012
If Tuesday night is any indication on how the District 1-3A play on the boysâ€™ side is going to be, then the next several weeks are going to be filled with several heated contest between four solid teams,
In the District 1-3A opener between the Borger Bulldogs and Perryton Rangers at Tex Hanna Gym, the two teams battled back and forth in an entertaining matchup.
Unfortunately, good shooting from behind the three point line, solid free throw shooting, and taking advantage of no shot clock, in order to play stall ball, allowed the Rangers to leave Borger with 71-59 win.
On Tuesday evening, the Perryton Rangerettes used a 10-2 run in the fourth period to pull away for the 48-34 win over the Borger Lady Bulldogs at Tex Hanna Gym.
The win allows Perryton to stay perfect in district, while the Bulldogs drop to 0-3 after the first of three rounds of District 1-3A play.
The young Lady Bulldog squad came out playing well on both ends to put themselves in position to try to get the win before Perrytonâ€™s late run.
A jumper by senior Vanessa Jones put the Lady Bulldogs on the scoreboard first at the 5:20 mark of the first period.
Sometimes, it takes every player to win a big game. With eight of the nine players contributing points...means big, big win for the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles over Bushland.
This win keeps the Lady Eagles sitting good in district at second place and this win means even more after tough loss to Spearman last Friday.
Sanford-Fritch started out dominating and quickly took advantage of numerous turnovers by Bushland to keep their lead for the entire game.
The first quarter score showed Sanford-Fritch up 18-8.
Tuesday evening saw a tough match for the Sanford-Fritch Eagles against the visiting Bushland Falcons.
The Eagles never could get their rhythm and Bushland took advantage and capitalized beating the Eagles in a big way.
First and second quarters was about Eagles just trying to slow down the Falcons and getting shots to fall. Eagles walked off at halftime behind 10-37.
The Eagles crew tried many different looks to get past a tough defensive Falcon team. It would be a long night and despite the incredible depth of Bushland, Sanford-Fritch finished with guts and heart.
Borger Police Report
Jan. 12, 2012
100 block of Weatherly â€“ assist agency
McGee and Jefferson â€“ report of traffic accident
700 block of South Main â€“ report of theft
1400 block of Main â€“ report of theft
100 block of Turner â€“ report of habitation burglary
900 block of South Florida â€“ followup
1000 block of North Hedgecoke â€“ report of building burglary
600 block of North Main â€“ alarm
10th & Harvey â€“ warrant service
500 block of West First â€“ alarm
McGee/Jefferson â€“ report of recovered property
100 block of West First â€“ report of traffic accident
Amie Leigh Kuykendall, 32, died, Saturday January 14, 2012 at her home in Dumas.
Services are pending with Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Amie was born on April 11, 1979 in Borger, to Tom and Pat Ferguson. She had lived in Dumas for the past six years. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Through Faith Church in Dumas. She loved children and shopping, and was very giving. She loved to celebrate Christmas.
Fritch - Darrell â€śSonnyâ€ť Brewer, 70, of Fritch, died Jan. 15, 2012, in Borger.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 19, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. Viewing for Sonny will be wed. from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at our Fritch location, and Thursday morning prior to the service at our Borger location.
Wildfires broke out in Bunavista and near Skellytown on Monday.
The first fire happened at 11:58 a.m. on Highway 136 between Wal-Mart and Bunavista.
A total of 10 firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the fire within 45 minutes.
Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell stated the fire caused damage to eight acres of land.
The cause of the fire is still undetermined at this time.
Later that afternoon, another fire happened near Skellytown, causing damage to about 68 acres.
Langwell said Borger Fire Department responded at 1:36 p.m. for mutual aid.
On Saturday, January 14, 2012, Hutchinson County native Amie Kuykendall, 32, was fatally shot by husband Alan Kuykendall, 47, in their home.
The two lived in Moore County at the time of the shooting. Kuykendall was placed in Moore County Jail after the incident Saturday night.
At the time of the shooting Mrs. Kuykendall was arguing with her husband around 10:35 p.m., investigators said.
On Thursday afternoon, the Borger Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will hear presentations by two local businesses involving expansion projects.
Mike Brandvik of Brandvik Pipe and Equipment and representatives from Global Frontline Solutions will come before the EDC Board with expansion projects.
The EDC Board is expected to discuss and take action on both projects, according to the EDCâ€™s January meeting agenda.