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December 5th

Local Basketball scores

December 5, 2011

Women’s College
Howard College 71 Frank Phillips College 43
New Mexico JC 60 Frank Phillips College 55
Northern Oklahoma College 91 Frank Phillips College 65

Girls High School
Miami Tournament
Miami 62 West Texas High 36
Leading scorer: Cheyenne Tull 14

West Texas High 49 Pampa JV 30
Leading scorer: Tull 15

Third Place Game
White Deer 40 West Texas High 35
Leading scorer: Tull 17

December 2nd

Girls hoops teams see mixed results in tournament play

December 2, 2011

On the second day of the Amarillo River Road Tournament, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles split their two games and the Borger Lady Bulldogs lost to Amarillo River Road.
As a result, Sanford-Fritch and Borger will meet on Saturday in the final day of the tournament.
Sanford-Fritch 48 Randall JV 24
In the opening game on Friday, the Lady Eagles led from the opening tip off against the Randall JV Lady Raiders winning, 48-24.

Broncos buck the Bulldogs 54-49

December 2, 2011

Through three periods, the Borger Bulldogs had control of their game with the Clarendon Broncos in the semifinals of the Amarillo River Road Tournament.
However foul trouble, shooting woes, and a leg injury to junior Jamon Hearon resulted in the Broncos battling back to steal a 54-49 win to advance to the tournament title game against Pampa on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulldogs held a 45-37 lead going into the final period. But the Bulldogs went six minutes in the fourth period without scoring a basket and giving Clarendon the opportunity for the comeback.

November 30th

Borger rolls past Canadian 58-38

November 30, 2011

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

Eagles open season with loss to Claude

November 30, 2011

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.

Frank Phillips College Plainsmen get past Trojans 91-80

November 30, 2011

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.

November 28th

Bulldogs fight hard in Pampa Lions’ Club Tournament

November 28, 2011

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Borger Bulldogs competed in the Pampa Lions’ 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 wasn’t enough to get a comeback win.

November 25th

Winter stocking of trout taking place at the Meredith Stilling Basin

November 25, 2011

Each winter from December through early March, Texas Parks and Wildlife’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 Texas’ 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.

Youth movement taking place within the Bulldog Wrestling Program

November 25, 2011

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.

November 23rd

Sanford-Fritch rallies to beat Borger 45-40

November 23, 2011

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.

 

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