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March 23rd, 2011

HutchCares holds annual appreciation banquet

March 23, 2011

Last night HutchCares held its appreciation banquet for all its volunteers.
The banquet was held at Fairlanes Baptist Church, with a meal, live entertainment, and a silent auction as part of the festivities.
HutchCares is a local organization that helps senior citizens 65 years of age and over stay in their home and live safely and independently for as long as possible. Hutch Cares believes in helping people stay out of expensive facilities and allowing older people to stay at home and have the right to receive appropriate assistance as needed from their family and neighbors.

Amarillo Venom asking for help in naming new mascot

March 23, 2011

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo Venom is excited to introduce a new member to their team, but are asking for help in deciding a name.
The Venom will now have a mascot at every home game cheering on the team and they are asking their fans for help deciding a name for the giant-green snake.
“We are excited about the new mascot addition to our team,” said Joe Morgado, the Venom General Manager. “We had a couple of names picked out, but decided to let the fans name their new mascot instead.”

Lady Plainsmen drop two to Western Oklahoma State

March 23, 2011

Tuesday the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen travelled to Altus, Okla. where they fell to Western Oklahoma State College 9-0 and 4-0.
The Lady Plainsmen will be in action in Borger this weekend hosting Midland College in a doubleheader on Friday starting at 1:00 p.m. followed by a doubleheader with Odessa College on Saturday afternoon also starting at 1:00 p.m.

Borger News-Herald web site update delayed

March 23, 2011

The update of the Borger News-Herald web site will be temporarily delayed due to extreme technical issues. We would appreciate the courtesy and patience of the public as we try to get these issues resolved as soon as possible.

March 22nd

Borger city council special session set for Wednesday

March 22, 2011

The Borger City Council will be holding its special session at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, not Tuesday, March 22, as was originally printed in the paper.
The meeting will be held in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act to cast votes for two nominees to serve as municipal representatives on the Panhandle Rural Transportation Planning Organization.

Comanches get walk off hit to beat Memphis

March 22, 2011

West Texas High got a walk off hit to beat the Memphis Cyclones 11-10 in Stinnett Monday. With the score tied at 10 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Kyle Stroud got a base hit and stole second to get into scoring position. Ty Lay hit a sacrifice to move him over to third base. With two outs, Carlos Juarez hit a line drive to left field on the first pitch for a walk off hit to score Stroud.

Lady Bulldogs and Lady Eagles square off tonight in Fritch

March 22, 2011

Tonight the Borger Lady Bulldogs will travel over to Fritch to take on the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles with the JV starting at 4:00 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6:00 p.m.

Paulsell, Myers and Bulldogs lead after first round of District Tournament

March 22, 2011

District 1-3A Golf Tournament Round One scores:
Boys Team: 1. Borger 314 2. Perryton 323 3. Pampa 335 4. Borger JV 352 5. Perryton JV 381 6. Dalhart 403 7. Pampa JV 445

Top five boys scores: 1. Will Paulsell, Borger 69; 2. Hunter Wade, Perryton 77; 3. Kalynn Samples, Perryton 78; 4. Dylan Coffer, Borger 79; 5. Logan Reagan, Pampa 80

Borger Varsity: Will Paulsell 69, Dylan Coffer 79, Charlie Conner 83, Austin Swender 83, Tyler Sosebee 85

Borger JV: Devan Witt 87, Carter Williams 87, Kaylor Chatwell 88, Will Conner 90, Taylor Blewett 94

Borger individual: Andrew Flores 81

Lady Comanches get first District softball win over Claude

March 22, 2011

The West Texas Lady Comanches held off a late surge by the Lady Mustangs from Claude to get their first District win 13-9 in Stinnett yesterday.
Devin DeLapp went 3-5 with a double, a triple, and two RBIs to lead the Lady Tribe in the wind and dirt.
Chay Sargent went 3-4 with a double and two RBIs. Abby Rios also had a double. Hailee Flaharity had an RBI on a sacrifice.

James Edward “Heavy” Walker

March 22, 2011

AMARILLO – James Edward “Heavy” Walker, 82, died March 19, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Memorial Park Chapel of Memories with Pastor Bobby Bradshaw of Lighthouse officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the funeral home.

Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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