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June 21st

Green reinstated as NJCAA Region V Director and Conference Commissioner

June 21, 2011

In the past two weeks, former Frank Phillips College and current Clarendon College Athletic Director, John Green has been reinstated as the WJCAC Conference Commissioner and the NJCAA Region V Men’s Director.
“I am thrilled to be back plugged into the offices. I have enjoyed this conference and region and the leadership that I work with.
“There are is much more I wish to accomplish to elevate the collegiate sports of the WJCAC and Region V,” replied Green.

June 20th

Action from the 2011 Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo

June 20, 2011

Over the weekend many of best riders in the Texas Panhandle were in town to take part in the 2011 Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo.
Left: Cheyenne Tull of Stinnett rounds the barrel on Friday during Barrel competition in the Girls 13-18 division.
Right: Kirstie Kasch of Skellytown competes in the Girls 13-18 Barrels.

Baca spending time in front of the television and movie cameras

June 20, 2011

If moving his local studio from Cedar Street to its new location in the old Smitty’s Furniture Building on Main Street and opening new studios in Guymon and Spearman were not keeping him busy enough, Master MarkAnthony Baca of American Karate Studios could soon be on a television or movie screen near you.
Baca has been spending some time in front of a television camera down in Austin for a martial arts based reality show, while now preparing for a role in an upcoming independent film scheduled to start shooting in July titled “The Cain Complex.”

Local players named to Globe News Super Team

June 20, 2011

The great 2011 season for the Borger Bulldogs did not go unnoticed by the Amarillo Globe News as the regional newspaper named three Borger Bulldogs to the 15 members Globe News Baseball Super Team.
Hunter Hertel, Brandon Garcia and Garrett Irwin were named to the team, after posting some impressive stats on a Bulldog team that won the District 1-3A title outright and advanced three rounds deep into the 3A playoffs.
Hertel earned Super Team honors as a pitcher by posting a 10-4 record with a 2.68 ERA and striking out 89 batters.

June 17th

FPC’s Hackett bringing in good mixture of size and skill for 2011-12 season

June 17, 2011

Over the past couple of years, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen have been a basketball team that could shoot the ball as good as anyone they matched up with in the WJCAC.
The biggest problem the team has struggled with is having a lack of size around the basket to develop a good combination of an inside/outside game, as well as grabbing rebounds on both ends of the court.

June 16th

Borger’s Irwin earns Third Team All-State honors

June 16, 2011

After a great season at the plate and out of centerfield, recent Borger graduate Garrett Irwin was named to the THSBCA 3A Third team All-State team.
Irwin played a key role in helping the Borger Bulldogs claim the District 1-3A title and reach the 3A Region I Quarterfinals.
This weekend Irwin will play for the 1A-3A North squad in the THSBCA All Star Game that will be played at at Dell Diamond Park in Round Rock.

3A THSBCA All-State team
PITCHERS: 1st Team
Chad Hollingsworth, Robinson
Cory Taylor, Kennedale
andy Flores, Robstown
PITCHERS: 2nd Team
Colten Brewer, Canton

Local golfers take first and second in Junior Golf Tournament

June 16, 2011

On Tuesday a Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Tournament was held at the Borger Country Club with local golfers Dylan Coffer taking first place and Nathan Forrest taking second place in the boys 15-16 year old division.
Coffer and Forrest tied for first place after the regular round, with both shooting a two under par 70. Leading to a scorecard playoff with Coffer coming out as the winner.
Coffer will be a sophomore at Borger High School while Forrest will be a junior at West Texas High School.

Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship presented on Wednesday Night

June 16, 2011

As Amarillo Sox Vice President/General Manager Mark Lee stepped onto the field on Wednesday evening, it was clear the presentation of the Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship is something that is dear to the man’s heart.
Lee started the presentation talking about Wheeler and the role he had played in Amarillo professional baseball and the support and work he had done over the years with Texas Panhandle area high school athletics.
Wheeler served as the PA Announcer for several years in Amarillo and prior to that worked as the voice of Borger Bulldog and Lady Bulldog athletics.

June 15th

Youth Bowlers competing in state tourneys this weekend

June 15, 2011

Over 30 Borger Junior League Bowlers are making the trip down to the metroplex this weekend to compete in state bowling competitions.
The tournaments will be held in Plano and Richardson with the divisions consisting of team competition, singles and doubles.
Pictured are the local bowlers competing at the state level.
(Back l to r) Ryan Downs, Justin Lusk, Erik Powell, Michelle Ludiker, Devan Witt, Josh Ludiker, Taylor Boyd, Macy Brewster, Kathy Williams, Ashley Henderson, Kaisha Wortham, Casey Taylor, Josh Howell and Camren Witt.

June 14th

Coffer takes second in Junior Golf Tourney

June 14, 2011

Back on June 6th, Borger golfer Dylan Coffer took second place in the Ryan Palmer Foundation Junior Classic at the Tascosa Country Club in Amarillo.
In the 15-16 year old division, Coffer shot a 79 that tied him for first place, leading to a scorecard playoff where Coffer finished in second place.
The event was a Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Tournament.

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