Archive - Sports Article
April 11th, 2011
On Saturday afternoon, the Borger Bulldogs put on a hitting clinic up in Dalhart by sending six balls out of the park for homeruns on their way to defeating the Dalhart Golden Wolves 15-4 in District 1-3A action.
Borger senior catcher Brandon Garcia continued showcasing his power at the plate by sending three over the fence along with senior centerfielder Garrett Irwin leaving Dalhart with three homers at the plate as well.
Senior Hunter Hertel got the win on the mound for the Bulldogs.
The West Texas Comanches went into Claude this past Saturday tied with them for second place with a 3-1 District record.
Both teams had losses to Follett, who leads the District. The Comanches got off to an early lead, and had to fight to hold on to it. They got the job done though and came away with a 13-9 win. Now they are alone in second place, ready to knock off Follett when they meet again.
Clarendon College 19 Frank Phillips College 18
Clarendon College 13 Frank Phillips 3
High School Baseball
Bushland 19 Sanford-Fritch 0
Bushlandâ€™s Brett Wilhelm pitched a one hitter against the Eagles in the District 1-2A contest.
Sanford-Fritch goes to 4-11 overall, 0-3 in district play
High School softball
Childress 11 Sanford-Fritch 9
West Texas 21 Claude 1
On Saturday the West Texas High Lady Comanches had no trouble getting the win over Claude, as the team racked up 21 hits in the 21-1 win.
Devin Delapp and Sarah Kelly each had homeruns in the contest.
As part of the April celebration of National Autism Awareness Month, the Frank Phillips College Athletic Department and the Plainsmen Baseball team will do their part in helping to raise awareness and funds for the Autism Society organization on Saturday, April 16th.
During game one of the April 16th Plainsmen doubleheader with Midland College, members of the Frank Phillips College Cheerleading team will be selling refreshments and t-shirts, donated by Rex Young Allstate Insurance and Powerhouse Printing.
Many hours of hard work, planning and accumulating of resources have taken place since local resident Michael Mittelstet approached the Borger City Council with a plan of creating a Disc Course here in Borger.
With the blessing and backing of city officials over the last couple of years, Mittlestet, along with family and friends, local business and several employees within the City of Borger, have created one of the best disc golf courses in West Texas that draws players from miles away to come test their skills on the challenging course.
Friday afternoon the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen made the short trip to Clarendon to take on the Clarendon College Bulldogs for the first two games of the four game WJCAC weekend series.
Unfortunately for the Plainsmen, Fridayâ€™s games went to the Bulldogs as they took both games 11-10 and 19-9.
The Plainsmen return to Borger to take on Midland College this coming Friday and Saturday in two doubleheaders that begin at noon on both days.
On Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m., the West Texas High Comanches will try to end the first half of District 6-1A play on a high note by trying to get a win over the Claude Mustangs. The game will be a match up of two teams with identical 3-1 district marks.
With the Mustangs and Comanches both one game behind Follett in the standings, Comanches Head Coach Steven Coursey understands how big a win tomorrow will be for his team, saying, â€śI really hope to get a big win and put ourselves in position that when we play Follett again, it will be a game with the district title on the line.â€ť
On Thursday the Borger High School Tennis team took advantage of playing on their home courts to win the 1-3A district championship by defeating Pampa, Perryton, and Dalhart. Winning, and finishing the spring season undefeated, was the mixed doubles team of Josh Madden and Abbie Madden.
After receiving a bye and cruising in their second round match 6-0, 6-0, the match between Madden and Madden vs Silva and Gage of Pampa was touted to be a very tough match up, but in the end the strength of the brother-sister duo was too much, with the Maddens winning 6-2,6-4.
Thursday evening Nick Rundell of Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp held a free preview for soccer players in the area to demonstrate some of the skills and exercies the players can learn when the camp comes to Borger in July.
The camp will be open for players ages 3-14 years old.
More information on the soccer camp cn be found at www.challengersports.com or contacting Rundell at email@example.com
The District 1-3A Tennis Tournament got underway this morning bringing tennis players to Borger from Pampa, Dalhart and Perryton.
Through the morning matches, Borger Head Tennis Coach Jeff Pinkerton said he was pleased so far on how well his players have done.
The tournament will last throughout the day.