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September 5th, 2012

Borger Invitational Cross Country Results

September 5, 2012

Borger, West Texas High, and many other panhandle teams competed in the Borger Invitational this past Saturday.
In the middle school girls division, Hallie Harris from Borger finished 6th, Kaleigh Newcomb of Borger finished 32nd, Berklee Hileski of West Texas was 33rd, and Tayland Ratliff of Borger finished 35th. Jazmyn Munn of Borger rounded out the top 40. The Borger girls finished 6th and West Texas was 10th out of 13 teams.

August 30th

Former Borger coach leads team to gold

August 30, 2012

Former Borger High School coach, Jill Rankin Schneider coached the USA Jr. National U17 girls to a gold medal this past Sunday at the FIBA World Championships in Amsterdam,The Netherlands. They went undefeated in the tournament and beat a tough Spain team, 75-62, in the final game.
Schneider has just started her 15th year with Monterey High School in Lubbock, TX. She has been named the district's coach of the year three times, and was chosen as the All-South Plains 4A/5A Coach of the Year by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. She teaches college algebra at Monterey as well.

August 15th

Borger opens volleyball season in Canyon

August 15, 2012

The Lady Bulldogs officially started their volleyball season Tuesday night in Canyon. They played two state ranked teams in Bushland and Canyon, and lost in straight sets 3-0, 3-0.

August 14th

Lusk keeps busy over the summer

August 14, 2012

Former Borger High School baseball standout Max Lusk has kept himself busy this summer. After graduating last May, Lusk traveled with the West Texas Outlaws and played in various cities including Albuquerque, NM, Dodge City, KS, Lubbock, TX, and Omaha, NE.

July 18th

Important info for Borger High School Athletes

July 18, 2012

Any high school athlete who will be participating in football, volleyball or cross country needs to come by the athletic office and pick up the forms that they will need to have filled out and ready to take to the first day of practice. Forms will be available beginning July 23rd –July 26th and July 29th-August 2nd from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Forms need to be picked up in the Athletic office at the high school. ***All athletes must have a physical to be able to participate.

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June 15th

Borger ISD fills four head coaching positions

June 15, 2012

On Friday morning, Borger ISD Athletic Director Leslie Young announced the hiring of four new coaches who will fill the head coaching positions in four different sports at Borger High School for the 2012-13 school year. The new head coaches include Ron Francis in girls’ basketball, Mike Hill in volleyball, Kevin Hall in boys’ track, and Amy Hall in girls’ track. The four coaches were approved for hiring during the Borger ISD School Board meeting on Thursday, June 14th.

June 14th

Local youth golfers enjoy success in summer tournaments

June 14, 2012

In the first two weeks of summer vacation, several Hutchinson County youth golfers have been busy on the links competing in Junior Northern Texas PGA golf tournaments in Amarillo.
West Texas High senior Nathan Forrest continues to establish himself as one of the best young golfers in the Texas Panhandle by taking first place in three events in Amarillo, including the Ryan Palmer Foundation Junior Classic at Tascosa Country Club, the Junior Dr. Pepper Classic at Ross Rogers, and at Comanche Trails in the Boys Age 17 & 18 division.

June 13th

Borger’s Lusk to receive Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship

June 13, 2012

On Friday evening, Borger’s Max Lusk will receive the Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship in a ceremony prior to the Amarillo Sox baseball game against the Gary SouthShore Railcats.
Lusk is a 2012 graduate of Borger High School, where he earned District 1-3A All-District honors as part of the Borger Bulldog baseball and football teams.

June 11th

FPC Plainsmen add two more for 2012-13 season

June 11, 2012

On Wednesday, Frank Phillips College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Hackett announced the signing of Nick Barnes and Gary Gladden for the 2012-13 season.
Barnes, an Alabama native, gives the Plainsmen another 6-6 player who Hackett expects to make a big impact on defense. Hackett commented, “A wing with incredible athleticism. Plays above the rim, but handles the ball well and shoots the three consistently. He is big for his position and has a lot of length that will cause a lot of problems defensively.”

Amarillo Venom holding a football camp

June 11, 2012

The Amarillo Venom will be hosting a football camp on June 16th sponsored by Education Credit Union. All kids from 2nd to 8th grade are invited out to work on their football skills with the Venom players and coaches.
Every participant will get a FREE ticket to the June 16th game, a t-shirt, the opportunity to come down on the field during the pregame show and much more!
Camp participants can register early for $40 at govenom.com or call the Venom office at 806-350-7277. Registration the day of the camp will be $50. Limited camp space available so register today!

Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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