Archive - May 2011 - Sports Article
Frank Phillips College Volleyball Coach Ashley Dyer added to the Lady Plainsman roster with the recent signing of Kayla Silva of Edinburg, Texas.
Ms. Silva is a 5' 8" Outside Hitter who played varsity volleyball for four years at Economedes High School, earning team MVP honors three of those years. She earned 1st Team All-District 31-5A for three years, and 2nd Team All-Valley honors two years. As a senior she won the E.H.S. Heisman Award as the school's outstanding athlete.
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.
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.
Sr. - West Texas
Throughout his time in high school, Hoff has played a key role in the success of the Comanches in football, basketball, baseball and track.
In football, Hoff helped lead the Comanches to the bi-district playoff round by collecting 1,023 yards on 96 attempts, rushing with nine touchdowns while throwing for 1,031 yards, on 53 or 106 attempts, with 13 passing and seven interceptions.
Borger High School
Prior to his arrival in 2009, the Borger Bulldog football team had endured a couple of hard years on the field and was a football program that had not seen a district title since 1981.
Under the leadership of Rusty Purser, the Borger Bulldogs improved greatly on the field, which includes earning a share of the 1-3A District title in 2009, followed by claiming the title outright this season with a perfect 3-0 mark in district play.
PLAINVIEW-In three different innings, the Borger Bulldogs loaded the bases with opportunities to have big innings, but the team managed to get just one run across home plate through five innings of play.
But in the other dugout, the Lubbock Cooper Pirates used a big fourth inning to score nine runs on their way to defeating Borger 12-1 in game one of the best-of-three 3A Regional Quarterfinal Playoff Series at Wayland Baptist in Plainview.
On Thursday afternoon Borger High School senior soccer player Hannah Blakely signed a letter of intent to play colleigate soccer at West Texas A&M University in Canyon.
A four-year letterman for the Lady Bulldogs, the 2011 team captain has established herself the past couple of years as one of the best high school girl soccer players in West Texas.
On Thursday evening coaches, athletes, family and school administrators of West Texas High School celebrated a great year in sports at the Comanche and Lady Comanche Athletic Banquet in Stinnett.
Winning the 2010-11 Fighting Comanche award was senior Logan Hoff, while winning the 2010-11 Fighting Lady Comanche award were seniors Erin Frost and Maci Forrest.
Receiving the National Scholar Athlete Award were Maci Forrest and senior Terrence Bonds.
Hoff was recognized for being named as one of the Amarillo Globe News Scholar Athletes of the Year.
A ranking of ninth in the state to go along with a 30-5 record typically would cause an intimidation factor going into a playoff series for the opposing team.
That could have been the case in Plainview this week, as the mentioned high ranking and great record belongs to the Lubbock Cooper Pirates, the Borger Bulldogsâ€™ opponent in this weekendâ€™s best of three 3A Regional Quarterfinal series.