Archive - Sports Article
January 21st, 2012
The West Texas Lady Comanches were still looking for their first District win last night as they hosted the Lady Elks from Stratford. They put up a good fight, but they finished the first half of District without a win, falling to Stratford 29-25 in a low scoring contest.
Neither team started the game strong as the first quarter ended with both teams posting 4 points.
On Friday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles travelled to Amarillo to play Highland Park Lady Hornets.
The same Lady Eagle team that has been playing these past weeks didnâ€™t show on this bus. The Lady Eagles found themselves playing the same type game and tempo as the Lady Hornets. Too many turnovers and missed shots would have cost them the game against any other team.
At the end first quarter, the Lady Eagles were ahead only by the score 11-8.
On Friday night, the Borger Bulldogs improved to 1-1 in District 1-3A play by knocking off their rival the Pampa Harvesters 50-45 in overtime at Tex Hanna Gym during â€śPink Outâ€ť night.
The game had everything a fan on both sides of the gym could ask for in a rival game, including seven ties and seven lead changes, as both teams came out playing hard in order to crack the district win column.
On Friday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs came out and proved they are a lot better team than the one that fell to the Pampa Lady Harvesters in the District 1-3A opener by 48 points on January 10th.
Unfortunately, the Lady Harvesters left Tex Hanna Gym with their second win over the Lady Bulldogs in district play, due to a steal and a quick basket in the final three seconds to give Pampa the 40-38 win.
The Lady Bulldogs had a solid night shooting from the floor hitting 16/31 shots and did a solid job defensively led by sophomore McKenzie Loftis who had seven steals in the game.
The AEV 18â€™s Borger Boom volleyball team won the gold bracket championship at the AEV January Jam held January 14th at The Courts Of Amarillo.
(Pictured back row l to r) Courtney Ingersoll, Christian Rhoades, Lauren Purcell, Kaylee Purcell, Katie Ammerman, Karlene Arias and Coach Shaynna Goldston
(Pictured front row l to r) Stephanie Soto, Nicole McMurry, and Maggie McMurry.
Tonight bragging rights and climbing up the District 1-3A standings will be on the line when the Pampa Harvesters and Lady Harvesters visit Tex Hanna Gym to take on the Borger Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs.
Tonightâ€™s games are part of the Borger High School Basketball programâ€™s â€śPink Outâ€ť Night raising money for HOPE for Cancer Awareness.
Free t-shirts will be handed out at the door while supplies last, and donations will be taken for HOPE for Cancer Awareness. During the games, sausage wraps will be served by the Borger Basketball Booster Club in the concession stand.
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.
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 girlsâ€™ 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.
Canadianâ€™s Autumn Chidester had a big game by leading all scorers with 33 points.
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.
If Tuesday night is any indication on how the District 1-3A play on the boysâ€™ 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.