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January 17th, 2012
Tonight, the Borger Bulldogs (9-11) open District 1-3A boys basketball play hosting the Perryton Rangers (17-4) starting at 7:30 p.m. at Tex Hanna Gym.
Despite a record that is two games under .500, the Bulldogs have shown a lot of improvement on the court since November and could make some noise in the district standings.
Junior guard Jamon Hearon continues to lead the Bulldogs in scoring, but the team has seen the whole roster get involved, led by seniors Grant Boren and Aaron Smith, along with junior guard Kolter Newton.
On Monday evening, the #10 Odessa College Wranglers escaped the BCAC with an 89-84 win over the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen in the WJCAC opener for both teams.
The Plainsmen held a three point lead, 68-65, with 9:30 left in the second half. Unfortunately, the Wranglers used a 10-2 run to build a five point lead that the Plainsmen were not able to overcome in the final four minutes of the game.
On Monday night, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen could not overcome a slow start in their WJCAC opener to Odessa College losing to the Lady Wranglers, 82-51.
Both the Lady Plainsmen and Lady Wranglers opened the game struggling offensively. But eight turnovers and early foul trouble by the Lady Plainsmen, in the first five minutes, helped Odessa College build a 0-10 lead.
Over the weekend, the Borger Bulldog and Lady Bulldog varsity soccer teams took part in the West Texas Invitational Tournament in Abilene.
On the boys side, the Bulldogs opened the tournament with a 3-1 loss to Abilene Cooper, then dropped two games on Saturday, 1-0 to Abilene Wylie and 4-0 to San Angelo Lake View.
On Friday, January 20th the Borger Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs basketball teams will be hosting a â€śPink Outâ€ť for HOPE for Cancer Awareness during their doubleheader against Pampa.
Free t-shirts will be handed out at the door, while supplies last, and donations will be taken for HOPE for Cancer Awaremess.
During both games, sausage wraps will be served by the Borger Basketball Booster Club in the concession stand.
The girls and boys junior varsity games tip off at 4:30 p.m. The varsity girls game will tip off at 6:30 p.m. followed by the varsity boys at 8:00 p.m.
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen (5-10) get WJCAC play underway hosting the Odessa College Lady Wranglers (11-5) starting at 5:45 p.m. at the BCAC.
The Lady Plainsmen enter tonightâ€™s contest surviving a tough non-conference schedule, which included road games with three top 20 teams and games with solid teams from Cochise College and Howard College.
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen (8-8) will put a three game winning streak and an undefeated record in the BCAC this season on the line, when they host the #10 Odessa College Wranglers (15-1) in both teamsâ€™ WJCAC Conference opener beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Thanks to the mixture of a new coaching staff and 12 new faces on the team, the Plainsmen were forced to start the season learning how to play together in the early part of their non-schedule.
The Frank Phillips College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams begin WJCAC Conference play this Monday evening, January 16th against Odessa College.
The Plainsmen and Lady Plaisnmen will be at home every Monday for the next seven weeks in conference action.
On the menâ€™s side, this Monday the Plainsmen (8-8)play the #10 Odessa College Wranglers, who are 15-1.
Next Monday, January 21st, the Plainsmen we host South Plains College, who are 15-0 and #3 in the nation.
Currently the Plainsmen are undefeated in Borger this season
West Texas Highâ€™s boys opened District play with a sloppy loss in Booker Tuesday and evidently it tasted really bad. The team came out to play in their first home loop game last night. They took care of the Sunray Bobcats 39-29 in a low scoring game. The Tribe played like a team possessed, jumping out to an 11-0 lead before the Bobcats could get on the scoreboard. The full court press by the Comanches was stifling.
DALHART-On Friday night, the Dalhart Lady Wolves took advantage of good outside shooting and second half turnovers by the Borger Lady Bulldogs to pull away for the 56-27 win in District 1-3A play in Dalhart.
The Lady Bulldogs turned the ball over 12 times in the third period, leading to the Lady Wolves to start the second half on a 16-4 run to put the game out of reach.
After a rough showing on Tuesday against Pampa, the Lady Bulldogs opened the game doing a good job controlling the boards and moving the ball around on the offensive end.