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Ramirez to be honored by the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee

January 18, 2012

On Thursday, West Texas High senior Alex Ramirez will be one of ten Texas Panhandle Athletes recognized during the January meeting of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee for their hard work in athletics and the classroom.
Amarillo Education Credit Union and the Ambassador Hotel are sponsoring the Sports Committee meetings this year.

Canadian takes two from West Texas High

January 18, 2012

On Tuesday evening, the trip over to Canadian proved to not be very enjoyable for the basketball teams from West Texas High, with the Canadian Wildcats and Lady Wildcats getting the varsity sweep in District 1-1A basketball action.
In the girls’ game, the Lady Wildcats came out running by opening the game with a 22-1 run on their way to getting the 67-7 win over the Lady Comanches.
Canadian’s Autumn Chidester had a big game by leading all scorers with 33 points.

Royler Gracie to make an appearance at American Karate Studios

January 18, 2012

On Saturday, January 21st, Royler Gracie will be holding a Gracie Jiu Jitsu seminar and signing autographs at the American Karate Studios from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Royer Gracie is the son of Hileo Gracie and brother to Royce Gracie, former UFC legend and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu innovator.
Royer has competed and won many world championships and also as competed in MMA events. For more information on Gracie log on to his website at www.roylergracie.com.
Class space for the seminar is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Perryton tops Borger 71-59 in District 1-3A opener

January 18, 2012

If Tuesday night is any indication on how the District 1-3A play on the boys’ side is going to be, then the next several weeks are going to be filled with several heated contest between four solid teams,
In the District 1-3A opener between the Borger Bulldogs and Perryton Rangers at Tex Hanna Gym, the two teams battled back and forth in an entertaining matchup.
Unfortunately, good shooting from behind the three point line, solid free throw shooting, and taking advantage of no shot clock, in order to play stall ball, allowed the Rangers to leave Borger with 71-59 win.

Rangerettes pull away to beat Lady Bulldogs 48-34

January 18, 2012

On Tuesday evening, the Perryton Rangerettes used a 10-2 run in the fourth period to pull away for the 48-34 win over the Borger Lady Bulldogs at Tex Hanna Gym.
The win allows Perryton to stay perfect in district, while the Bulldogs drop to 0-3 after the first of three rounds of District 1-3A play.
The young Lady Bulldog squad came out playing well on both ends to put themselves in position to try to get the win before Perryton’s late run.
A jumper by senior Vanessa Jones put the Lady Bulldogs on the scoreboard first at the 5:20 mark of the first period.

Lady Eagles top Bushland, stay in second place in District 1-2A

January 18, 2012

Sometimes, it takes every player to win a big game. With eight of the nine players contributing points...means big, big win for the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles over Bushland.
This win keeps the Lady Eagles sitting good in district at second place and this win means even more after tough loss to Spearman last Friday.
Sanford-Fritch started out dominating and quickly took advantage of numerous turnovers by Bushland to keep their lead for the entire game.
The first quarter score showed Sanford-Fritch up 18-8.

Falcons top Eagles in District 1-2A hoop action

January 18, 2012

Tuesday evening saw a tough match for the Sanford-Fritch Eagles against the visiting Bushland Falcons.
The Eagles never could get their rhythm and Bushland took advantage and capitalized beating the Eagles in a big way.
First and second quarters was about Eagles just trying to slow down the Falcons and getting shots to fall. Eagles walked off at halftime behind 10-37.
The Eagles crew tried many different looks to get past a tough defensive Falcon team. It would be a long night and despite the incredible depth of Bushland, Sanford-Fritch finished with guts and heart.

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The Borger Lady Bulldogs dropped their game on the road Tuesday night to Dumas, 58-42. See results...

 

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