Archive - 2011 - Sports Article
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs took advantage of a quick start in their 58-38 win over the Canadian Wildcats at Tex Hanna Gym.
By halftime, the Bulldogs held a 16 point lead 32-16 and did a good job keeping the Wildcats from making a second half comeback.
Jamon Hearon led the Bulldogs with 19 points followed by Danial Salinas chipping in withnine points.
The Bulldogs improve to 2-4 on the seaosn and will next take part in the Amarillo River Road Tournament starting tomorrow.
JV Score: Borger 30 Canadian 28
After an extended football season, the Eagles from Sanford-Fritch had their first game of the season at home against Claude.
Pretty exciting game with some sloppy play but with continuing conditioning these Eagles may be fun to watch under new coach Chris Simmons.
Eagles had a good first quarter leading 10-9.
With fatigue a factor, the Claude Mustangs tried running the ball up and down the court to wear those Eagles out.
Sanford-Fritch stayed up and battled them the entire first three quarters. Halftime score was a close matchup with the Mustangs leading 20-25.
On Tuesday evening, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen took on the Trinidad State College Trojans in their final home game for the fall semester in the BCAC.
The Trojans won the first meeting between the two in Colorado earlier this month. However, the Plainsmen took advantage of good shooting from behind the three point line and a 10-2 run in the final four minutes to get the win, 91-80.
The Plainsmen started the game having a tough time getting their shots to fall. However, the team was able to count on its outside game all evening, hitting 11 of 15 three pointers.
Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Borger Bulldogs competed in the Pampa Lionsâ€™ Club Tournament that drew eight competitive teams from as far as El Paso and Lawton, Okla.
The Bulldogs battled hard throughout the tournament, but came up short in their three games against Lawton, Dumas, and Amarillo San Jacinto to drop to 1-4 for the 2011-12 season.
Lawton, Okla. 62 Borger 36
In their tournament opener, the Bulldogs took on a solid Lawton who opened the game building a 34-18 lead.
The Bulldogs put together a good four period scoring 17 points, but it wasnâ€™t enough to get a comeback win.
Each winter from December through early March, Texas Parks and Wildlifeâ€™s Inland Fisheries Division, in cooperation with participating cities and agencies, stocks more than 260,000 catchable-size rainbow trout in more than 100 locations across Texas. This trout stocking program is designed to provide increased wintertime fishing opportunities for Texasâ€™ more than 2.3 million anglers. As a part of this program, The Meredith Stilling Basin is scheduled to receive 1,000 rainbow trout during the week of December 5 and an additional 1,000 during the week of January 30.
Just two years ago, Borger Wrestling Head Coach Antonio Murga was enjoying the luxury of having an experienced squad that could match up well against any team in the region and had six wrestlers qualify for the state tournament.
However, over the last two years those state wrestlers have moved on, and now Murga finds himself leading a young group of wrestlers for the 2011-12 season.
On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles made the short trip to Borger to take on the Borger Lady Bulldogs in a Hutchinson County Showdown at Tex Hanna Gym.
Through the end of the first three periods, the Lady Bulldogs maintained the lead. But the Lady Eagles took advantage of Lady Bulldog turnovers and foul trouble to go on a 14-2 run in the fourth period to rally back and get the 45-40 win.
Lady Eagle sophomore Mikala Setliff led the charge in the fourth period, scoring 13 of her 15 points in the final period that included going 6/6 from the free throw line.
On Tuesday evening, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and Lady Plainsmen, along with the West Texas High Comanches, went into the Thanksgiving holiday with wins.
(Women) Frank Phillips College 75 Lubbock Christian University JV 41
At the BCAC, the Lady Plainsmen opened the game on a 16-5 run on their way to defeating LCU JV 75-41 to improve to 5-4 for the season.
The Lady Plainsmen had five players reach double figures led by Kinjita Kelley with 14, followed by Laura Martinez with 12 and Shardena Hudson, Laâ€™Christa Nash, and Destiny Phillips each scoring 10.
On Monday evening, the Borger Bulldogs traveled to Canyon to take on the Dimmitt Bobcats at the West Texas A&M Event Center.
The Bulldogs trailed by one point after the first period, but were able to finish strong and hung on for the 55-51 win.
After dealing with an eye injury last week, Borger junior Jamon Hearon had a big game scoring 21 points that included nailing four three pointers.
Senior Grant Boren also was hot behind the three point line where he hit three and had 11 points for the game.
The West Texas Comanches won a very physical contest over the White Deer Bucks in Stinnett last night 44-35. Two Comanches fouled out and a couple more were in foul trouble.
The Comanches got on the board first with a sweet shot up the gut by Nathan Forrest. White Deer made the next six to take a 6-2 lead. Ty Lay hit 2-2 at the free throw line and Alex Ramirez had back to back steals and buckets to give WT an 8-6 edge with 4:00 left in the first. Chase Elliott hit 1-2 at the line and Spencer St. Charles was 2-2. The Tribe led 11-6 after one.