Archive - Sports Article
March 25th, 2011
When Head Coach Steve Watkins took over the Borger Lady Bulldog softball program before the 2009 season, the varsity squad was one that had seen a couple of years of struggles on the field and was a program thin in upperclassmen leadership.
As a result, Watkins was forced with the task of putting together a varsity team full of sophomores and freshmen that was a little green in some of the fundamentals of the game, which in turn led to the team taking a couple of lumps the past two years on the field.
Friday evening the Borger 2011 Flag Football League will kcik-off the season at the TCY Football FIeld with a matchup between X-Rated vs Victory at 7:00 p.m.
The opening weekend will continue on Saturday with four games scheduled.
Those games are: Storm vs Outlaws 1:00 p.m., ABN vs Borger Brawlers 3:00 p.m., Punishers vs Colts 5:00 p.m. and Hangovers vs Roughnecks 7:00 p.m.
The Hutchinson County Soccer Association has teamed up to host the week long â€śBritish Soccer Campâ€ť during the week of 7/18/11 â€“ 7/22/11 at The Soccer Fields, Veta Street, Borger, TX, 79007.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challengerâ€™s team of 1,000 British soccer coaches flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger Sports will hold over 3,000 British Soccer camps this summer and will coach over 120,000 players between the ages of 3 and 19.
After Tuesday afternoon, players and fans of the Borger Lady Bulldog and Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagle softball teams probably would call it a toss up between which is worse: playing in the freezing cold or playing in 50 mph winds that constantly is throwing layers of infield dirt onto anyone and anything in its path.
That was the condition the two teams battled through yesterday afternoon in their non-district game where the Lady Bulldogs came away with the 7-0 win in Fritch.
Amarillo, TX â€“ The Amarillo Venom is excited to introduce a new member to their team, but are asking for help in deciding a name.
The Venom will now have a mascot at every home game cheering on the team and they are asking their fans for help deciding a name for the giant-green snake.
â€śWe are excited about the new mascot addition to our team,â€ť said Joe Morgado, the Venom General Manager. â€śWe had a couple of names picked out, but decided to let the fans name their new mascot instead.â€ť
Tuesday the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen travelled to Altus, Okla. where they fell to Western Oklahoma State College 9-0 and 4-0.
The Lady Plainsmen will be in action in Borger this weekend hosting Midland College in a doubleheader on Friday starting at 1:00 p.m. followed by a doubleheader with Odessa College on Saturday afternoon also starting at 1:00 p.m.
West Texas High got a walk off hit to beat the Memphis Cyclones 11-10 in Stinnett Monday. With the score tied at 10 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Kyle Stroud got a base hit and stole second to get into scoring position. Ty Lay hit a sacrifice to move him over to third base. With two outs, Carlos Juarez hit a line drive to left field on the first pitch for a walk off hit to score Stroud.
Tonight the Borger Lady Bulldogs will travel over to Fritch to take on the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles with the JV starting at 4:00 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6:00 p.m.
District 1-3A Golf Tournament Round One scores:
Boys Team: 1. Borger 314 2. Perryton 323 3. Pampa 335 4. Borger JV 352 5. Perryton JV 381 6. Dalhart 403 7. Pampa JV 445
Top five boys scores: 1. Will Paulsell, Borger 69; 2. Hunter Wade, Perryton 77; 3. Kalynn Samples, Perryton 78; 4. Dylan Coffer, Borger 79; 5. Logan Reagan, Pampa 80
Borger Varsity: Will Paulsell 69, Dylan Coffer 79, Charlie Conner 83, Austin Swender 83, Tyler Sosebee 85
Borger JV: Devan Witt 87, Carter Williams 87, Kaylor Chatwell 88, Will Conner 90, Taylor Blewett 94
Borger individual: Andrew Flores 81
The West Texas Lady Comanches held off a late surge by the Lady Mustangs from Claude to get their first District win 13-9 in Stinnett yesterday.
Devin DeLapp went 3-5 with a double, a triple, and two RBIs to lead the Lady Tribe in the wind and dirt.
Chay Sargent went 3-4 with a double and two RBIs. Abby Rios also had a double. Hailee Flaharity had an RBI on a sacrifice.