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August 30th

County teams enjoy success during first month of the season

August 30, 2011

This week, high school volleyball teams will have been on the court for a month. For the Hutchinson County teams, August has seen its shares of ups and downs. However, all three teams are poised to go into district play looking good and ready compete for a playoff berth.
Since the sluggish start to the season against Bushland and Canyon, the Borger Lady Bulldogs have looked good on the court in sweeps Hereford, Amarillo River Road, Amarillo Highland Park, Perryton, West Texas High and Sanford-Fritch.

Sign ups for this year’s bowling leagues are underway

August 30, 2011

Bowling league sign ups are now underway at Wildcatter’s for bowlers of all ages and skill levels.
For kids and teens, the bowling alley’s youth mixed league will once again run on Saturday mornings.
Adult leagues available are as follows.
Monday night: Church League-Mixed league play
Tuesday morning: Chatterettes-Women only league
Tuesday night: Metropolitan-Men only league
Wednesday night: Automotive-Men only league; Progressive-Women only league
Thursday night: Sundowners-Mixed league play
Friday night: Easymarks-Mixed league play

FPC Lady Plainsmen win matches on Saturday at NMMI Tournament

August 30, 2011

After the first weekend of the season, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen have a 3-1 overall record by winning both of their matches on Saturday at the NMMI Tournament in Roswell, N.M.
The Lady Plainsmen opened Saturday getting the win over Ranger Junior College in straight sets 25-22, 25-15, 25-19.
In their final match of the tournament, the Lady Plainsmen had their hands full with South Mountain Community College. However the team pulled out the win in five games 24-26, 25-22, 25-22, 19-25, 15-11.

August 27th

West Texas Comanches run over Gruver in football season opener

August 27, 2011

The West Texas Comanches opened the 2011 football season with a bang Friday night, notching a 35-6 win over former District foe Gruver Greyhounds. The Tribe did well on both sides of the ball with the offense getting 452 total yards. The defense practically shut down the Hounds, holding them to just 73 total yards of offense. Most of that came on Gruver’s lone touchdown, a 45 yard run in the fourth quarter. The score could have and should have been much worse, but the Comanches had three touchdowns called back on penalties.

Raiders run past the Bulldogs 35-7

August 27, 2011

The 2011 season started a little rough for the Borger Bulldogs on Friday night at Bulldog Stadium. In front of a good crowd, the Randall Raiders racked up 248 yards and scored three touchdowns in the second quarter to build a 21 point lead in their 35-7 win over Borger.
Raiders junior quarterback Colin Bowen had a big night on the ground and the air as he rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns while connecting with Logan Brittian for an 89 yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

Dalhart Golden Wolves beat Sanford-Fritch 27-7

August 27, 2011

The Sanford-Fritch Eagles had their hands full Friday night with the visiting Golden Wolves of Dalhart.
The first quarter was about working through first game jitters. Dalhart didn’t seem to have any problems moving the ball down the field with the help of Dalhart Senior WR Channing Allen. In the first quarter, Allen received a great pass and ran 70 yards for a touchdown.
Colton Valle, Sanford-Fritch’s All State HM running back from last season, blocked the extra point kickand the quarter ended with Dalhart up 6-0.

Lady Plainsmen split matches in NMMI Tourney

August 27, 2011

ROSWELL, N.M.-On Friday, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen opened their 2011 season by splitting their two matches in the NMMI Tournament.
In their morning match, the Lady Plainsmen fell to WJCAC foes NMMI in three games 25-27, 19-25, 22-25.
In the afternoon, the Lady Plainsmen rebounded to defeat Air Force Prep 25-22, 25-15, 25-19.
Day two of the tournament is taking place on Saturday.

August 26th

Familiar faces to be a part of the FPC Softball program

August 26, 2011

Part of Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen softball recruiting class are three freshmen that are familiar faces for softball fans in Hutchinson County.
Borger natives Kylie Boyd and Trayshia Walker, along with Jill Walker of Fritch, are part of the ten newcomers to the Lady Plainsmen, and each one of them is excited about the opportunity they have in being a part of the program.

Randall Raiders coach talks about tonight’s game with the Bulldogs

August 26, 2011

On Wednesday afternoon, Randall Raider Head Coach Bryan Wood shared a couple of his thoughts on tonight’s game between his team and the Borger Bulldogs.
Wood is entering his third year as the Raiders’ coach, where he led the team to a 9-3 record last year.
On his approach for the Raiders going into tonight, Wood said, “I think every coach has a similar perspective regarding early games. Don’t turn it over, have limited penalties, and win the special teams.”

2010 district champions square off in season opener

August 26, 2011

Tomorrow night officially kicks off the 2011 football season and one of the best match-ups in the Texas Panhandle will take place at Bulldog Stadium. The Canyon Randall Raiders are visiting town to take on the Bulldogs.
Both teams are coming off impressive 2010 campaigns which saw both claiming district titles and advancing three rounds into the playoffs.
Another similarity the teams share is replacing several seniors. However, both programs have good talent coming up that should allow both teams to contend for district titles again.

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