May 24th, 2011
Borger High School has named its top two graduates for the Class of 2011.
Madison Argo is the valedictorian with a GPA of 107.175 (4.0) and Joshua Madden is the salutatorian with a GPA of 106.471 (4.0).
While in high school, Argo was on the Varsity Track Team, served as Art Club President, was a member and officer of the National Honor Society, and served as FCA President. She also played club volleyball, varsity volleyball, and varsity basketball, and was named to the Golden Spread All Star Volleyball Team.
Summer time fun at Lake Meredith is about to begin and the upcoming Memorial Day is a good time to start!
Although Lake Meredith National Recreation area it is getting smaller, there is still plenty of things for visitors to do.
Visitors to the lake can enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, camping, picnicking, and a host of other outdoor activities.
For people who intend on fishing, it is reported that walleye are biting well, as are crappie and sand bass.
This weekend, members of the Borger Bulldog football team traveled south to take part in a 16 team 7-on-7 football tournament in Snyder.
In pool play, the Borger squad went 2-1, just missing out of reaching the tournament semi-finals. In the wins, Borger defeated San Angelo Grape Creek 26-6 and beat Roscoe 26-0 before losing to Lamesa 27-20
The Borger team plays in the Caprock 7 on 7 tournament later in June, and the 9th grade 7 on 7 will play in a tournament in Amarillo on June 17th.
The Borger Walmart will be hosting several events to raise money for the Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network.
The first one will be on June 5, 2011. The store will be holding a Coed Bowling Tournament at Wildcatters, located on 1501 Main St. The tournament will start at 3 p.m.
The deadline to enter will be Sunday May 29, 2011. For any more information on this event you can call Veronica or Connie at (806) 274-7257.
In February 2011, the Jerry C. Waggoner Medical Foundation Board of Directors hosted the First Annual 2011 Ungala as a means of raising funds for the Foundationâ€™s projects: the Free Emergency Dental Clinic and the Educational Scholarship Program.
The generosity of many donors brought in over $4,000.00 to the Waggoner Foundation. Some of the donors opted to purchase â€śrocksâ€ť and â€śleavesâ€ť to be placed on the Waggoner Foundation Tree of Life in the Golden Plains Community Hospital lobby in memory or in honor of loved ones or organizations.
The list of graduates for the Class of 2011 at Borger High School has been officially approved by the Borger ISD board of trustees.
The action took place at the boardâ€™s regular meeting last Tuesday. Graduates on the list for the Class of 2011 are as follows:
Karla Sarahi Alonso, Madison Bailey Argo, Britten Erick Arnold, Kortney Rose Barnett, Lyndsey JeanAnn Barrow, Gabriel Alexander Bittner, Hannah Elizabeth Blakely, Taelor Kaeschel Bodey, Emma Leigh Boren, Kylie Danielle Boyd, Billy Dwain Brittain, Jordan Danielle Brittenham, Cody Edward Brown, Kay Lee Ruth Brown;
PLAINVIEW-On Saturday afternoon, a comeback just was not in the cards for the Borger Bulldogs in their 3A Regional Quarterfinal series with the Lubbock Cooper Pirates.
The Pirate hitters did a good job flexing their muscles by sending five balls over the fence to take game two and get the series sweep by a score of 11-0 at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview.
At the Borger Country Club
First Flight: 1. Clay Collier/Terry West 74; 2. Donny Sena/Gary Hanie 76; 3. Dale Gardner/Mike Hauck 76; 4. Sam Maples/Mike Boder 77.
Second Flight: 1. Blake Cartwright/Lonnie Blake 78; 2. Trey Gillman/Brian Gillman 79; 3. David Beall/Marc Brooks 82.
Third Flight: 1. Tek Ferguson/Angel Balding 81; 2. Henry Olivarez/B.B. Balera 83; 3. Clyde Taber/Pancho Harris 84.
Fourth Flight: 1. David Garey/Cary Ladd 90.
Rosalyn Fryatt, of Borger, passed away, Friday, May 20, 2011, after a short battle with cancer.
Rosalyn J. (Marshall) Fryatt was born Monday, March 27, 1939 in Faxon, OK to Henry and Eunice (Carter) Marshall. She married Bob Fryatt on June 20, 1958 in Borger, TX. She was a homemaker. Rosalyn was also a supporter of the Lionâ€™s Club and Compassionate Friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her son, Brent Lee Fryatt.
Donald Gene Smith, 73, of Spring, Texas, passed away May 19, 2011. He was born August 2, 1937 in Borger, Texas to the late Ray and Ruby Smith. Don is also preceded in death by his sister Cora Lee Loudon and Jillâ€™s mother Sandra De Ann Smith. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Lillian Smith; daughter Jill Belinda; step-daughter Kelly Quick and husband David; grandchildren Nathan Ray Smith-Lorrain and Katherine Coerver; brother Ralph Wayne Smith; nephew Cameron Powell Smith; and nieces Jan and Sharon.