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June 13th, 2013
Come out to the BHS Gym on Saturday, June 15 where Borger and Pampa alumnis will take on each other for a good cause.
Dontrae Butler, BHS running back is leaving July 5th to play for Team USA. Money raised from this basketball event will go towards his expenses.
Admission is $5 at the door. Girls will play at 5 p.m. and boys at 7 p.m. There will be full concession.
Dontraeâ€™s mom, Ladonna Johnson, has been heading up many fundraisers for her son. â€śHe has worked so hard for this, and we would love to see a packed gym,â€ť she said.
From Coach Amy Hall: Borger ISD's first combined boys and girls high school and middle school summer athletic development program started on Monday, June 3rd at 6:30 am with 68 athletes attending the first session. By 10:00 am, over 115 athletes had gone through one of the three one and a half hour sessions.
Head men's basketball coach Chris Hackett is happy to announce that his basketball camp is coming up soon and it is not too late to register! It will be held June 3-6, 2013 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the BCAC in Borger.
The camp is for boys ages 7-17 and will teach fundamentals, divide into leagues, hold competitions, and give out prizes and certificates.
Early drop-off will be available. Lunch and concessions will be provided at the camp each day for the campers.
The cost for the camp is $95. For more information and to enroll in the camp, please visit www.fpcmensbasketballcamps.com.
Borger senior Haley Armstrong will be signing on to play volleyball with the University of Texas at Dallas in 2013. According to Haley's mother, she made the commitment several months ago, but her official signing will be held at the Amarillo College gym on Thursday at 4:30.
A feature on this young lady and this great accomplishment will be in a coming issue of the BNH.
[Amarillo, TX May 21]: The Amarillo Venom are proud to announce that proceeds of each ticket sold on May 22 will go to the American Red Cross in relief of the Moore, Okla. Tornadoes. We will offer our Venom fans $10 tickets with a $1 from each ticket going to the American Red Cross.
â€śThe tornado outbreak in Oklahoma on Monday was tragic and changed the lives of not only citizens of Oklahoma but across the United States,â€ť Amarillo Venom owner Stephanie Tucker said. â€śHopefully with the money we can raise from the ticket sales we can help restore some of what the families in Oklahoma lost.â€ť
FOX Sports Media Group to Televise Entire Big 12 Baseball Championship
Coverage Begins Wednesday, May 22 on FOX College Sports
Championship Game to Air on FOX Sports Regional Networks Sunday, May 26
IRVING, Texas â€” FOX Sports Media Group is televising the entire Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship to a national audience for the first time. FOX Sports Networks (FSN) will televise the championship final. All games leading up to the final will air on FOX College Sports (FCS).
The Plainsmen tied for third place in the WJCAC conference, earning their right to play in the Region 5 tournament in Grand Prairie, TX May 11-16. This is the first time the baseball team has made it out of their very tough conference.
Look for a big story in the sports section this week on their huge success!
Current WJCAC Standings as of May 2, 2013
(TOP 4 ADVANCE TO REGIONAL TOURNAMENT)
New Mexico JC: 25-7
Frank Phillips: 21-11
Western Texas: 15-17
Clarendon : 10-18
El Paso: 8-24
The Lady Comanches will take on Petrolia out of district 7-1A in the area round of softball playoffs.
Game 1: Friday, 4pm in Clarendon
Game 2: Friday, following Game 1 in Clarendon
Game 3 (if needed): Saturday in Clarendon (Time TBD)
[Amarillo, April 30]: The Amarillo Venom will be holding a press conference at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 at Famous Daveâ€™s located at 8518 W. Interstate 40.
Amarillo Venom head coach Julian Reese will be speaking to the media about the upcoming matchup this Saturday against the Abilene Bombers. Venom quarterback Nate Davis will also return to action this week. This weekend is also Los Venom weekend as well as Ladies Night.