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December 17th

Falcons too much for Bulldogs

December 17, 2012

urnovers were the story of the night for the Borger teams, who all fell to the Bushland Falcons on Friday night.
The Lady Bulldogs got off to a slow start, trading turnovers with Bushland. There was no scoring nearly three minutes into the game, when Prater and Urquidi had a field goal a piece. N. Embers scored the next four, and Loftis played aggressive defense and came up with a steal. N. Embers hits another three, and the Lady Dogs were enjoying an 11-5 lead. Bushland fought back in it and hit another three of their own to go up 12-11 after one quarter.

December 12th

Sanford-Fritch teams victorious in White Deer

December 12, 2012

The Lady Eagles have a winning record this year, and that was not about to stop in White Deer.
The ladies got off to a hot start with a three from Meek and four points from White and went up 9-0 quickly. Setliff also completes a nice three point play for Fritch.
Four minutes passed in the first before White Deer scored, a testament to the Lady Eagles' tough defense. White Deer committed many frustration fouls, and the Lady Eagles were already in the free throw shooting bonus with a minute left in the first. Fritch leads 19-10 after one.

December 10th

Area weekend basketball action

December 10, 2012

The Borger Bulldog 9th grade and JV teams both fared very well in their own tournament.
The 9th grade boys played Dumas in the championship game after soundly beating Spearman and River Road in previous games. They found themselves down by as much as 11 in the first half, but cut that lead to 4 at halftime. Borger came out on fire and briefly took the lead in the third quarter.
Dumas proved to be too much in the fourth, though, and Dumas took the championship 54-37.
The Bulldog JV looked strong throughout the tournament.

Disc golf tournament a success

December 10, 2012

The tournament held at Johnson Park last weekend was a good time for all.
There were 30 entries in this years' tournament, with winners getting a cash payout. They were also treated to a free brisket lunch, which I can attest was outstanding.
Annadon Keys, the supervisor at the park, commented, “The disc golf players are some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. They came from Borger, Amarillo, Lubbock, Pampa, Childress, White Deer, Wichita Falls, and Clovis this year to compete on our course.”

December 3rd

FPC Basketball news

December 3, 2012

The FPC Lady Plainsmen beat Central CC-Columbus by a score of 79-57 at the Southeast Community College Holiday Classic in Beatrice, NE. Natasha Thomas was the leading scorer with 30 points. Honesty Sullivan, of Canyon, scored 10 points and had 9 rebounds.
The FPC Plainsmen lost to Lamar 85-70 on Friday night. Ronald Scott led with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Greg Nelson had 15 points for FPC.

November 29th

Area Basketball News

November 29, 2012

-The Borger Varsity girls fell behind by 15 at the half to Canadian Tuesday, and could not climb back in it. N. Embers led the Borger scorers with 10 and Prater had 7.
The Borger Varsity boys (0-3) played in Claude and lost 53-40. Newton led the Bulldogs with 14 points, and Embers had 9.
The Fritch Varsity girls also played Claude and lost 40-35. Setliff had 17 points and White 6 for the Lady Eagles.

November 27th

Sanford-Fritch comes up short in a heartbreaker

November 27, 2012

The Sanford-Fritch Eagles were the lone county team still active in playoff action this weekend. They played Colorado City in Plainview on Saturday afternoon in the 2A Division II area game. They lost in heartbreaking fashion, 21-19, in a game that went down to the wire.
Junior Andrew Reynolds started things out right for the Eagles as he returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for the score.

FPC Men improve to 9-2

November 27, 2012

The Plainsmen have improved to a 9-2 record over the Thanksgiving holiday.
On Wednesday night, they beat Wayland Baptist JV by a score of 88-74. Greg Nelson led all scorers with 18 points and 7 rebounds in the game. Earl Hill finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds and Alex Zivkovic contributed 6 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks.

November 20th

Lady Eagles prevail in county matchup

November 20, 2012

The Borger Lady Bulldogs hosted their county competitor, the Sanford Fritch Lady Eagles in a Monday night matchup on the hardwood. It was tied after the first quarter, but the Lady Eagles would pull ahead until the end of the 4th, when Borger tried to crawl back in it. Fritch prevails and wins this one 62-58.

November 19th

Borger's season comes to a close

November 19, 2012

The Borger Bulldogs made their way to Lubbock for their bi-district playoff game against the Andrews Mustangs on Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs used a 22 point second half to surge past Borger, 49-28. The Dogs finish 2-9 on the season.
Borger won the toss and deferred to the second half. It is quickly 3rd and 9 for the Mustangs after tackles from Weber and Easley. The ball comes lose on 3rd down and Gowdy jumps on it for Borger on the Andrews 33 yard line.

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