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October 20th, 2011
Friday marks the next chapter in the great rivalry featuring the Borger Bulldogs and the Pampa Harvesters coming in with identical 3-4 records for the District 1-3A opener.
The Bulldogs enter the game coming off an impressive 32-20 win over the top ranked 3A team in Colorado, Vista Ridge.
The Bulldogsâ€™ defense had a big night in shutting down a talented Wolvesâ€™ offense most of the night by providing good pressure up front combined with solid play in the secondary.
Tomorrow night, the Sanford-Fritch Eagles will make the trip into the South Plains to take on the Abernathy Antelopes in a big District 1-2A showdown, which could determine who will win the district title.
So far through district play, both the Eagles and Antelopes have been able to flex their muscles as the best two teams in the district by holding undefeated district records.
On Friday night. the West Texas High Comanches will play in their final home game for the 2011 season when they host the undefeated Sunray Bobcats in a key District 1-1A battle.
Last Friday evening, the Comanches suffered just their second loss of the season when they fell 48-14 to the Canadian Wildcats.
The Comanchesâ€™ offense continued to move the ball on the ground, racking up over 230 rushing yards. But, the Comanchesâ€™ defense just could not find an answer on how to slow down the Wildcatsâ€™ spread attack, which racked up 533 yards of total offense and built up a big lead by halftime.
There are times in sports, when the scoreboard doesnâ€™t really tell the whole story of how close or not so close a game truly was.
Wednesday evening in the BCAC, the New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) Lady Broncos defeated the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen in straight sets 19-25, 27-29, 22-25 in WJCAC play.
The win was a clean sweep for NMMI, however each game in the match featured great plays from both teams, leading fans to understand why the two clubs had split their previous two meetings this season.
On Saturday, October 22nd, Frank Phillips College will host â€śMeet the Plainsmenâ€ť for the menâ€™s basketball team starting at 4:30 p.m. at the BCAC.
The menâ€™s basketball team will be there to meet and talk with Plainsmen fans and take part in a inter-squad scrimmage.
Entering the season, the Plainsmen have 15 players on their active roster featuring a good blend of athletic ability and decent size.
The Plainsmen will also visit Gateway Elementary on Friday morning to eat lunch and hang out with students along with handing out pencils and flyers for â€śMeet the Plainsmen.â€ť
PAMPA-On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs came out strong taking game one in their match against the #14 Pampa Lady Harvesters.
But an upset was not in the cards for the Lady Bulldogs as the Lady Harvesters got the breaks down the stretch to get the win in four games 25-21,17-25, 19-25, 15-25 to stay undefeated in District 1-3A play.
The Lady Bulldogs drop to 1-6 in district play and have two matches left to try secure one of the three districtâ€™s playoff spots.
Over the weekend, the Borger High School Boys and Girls Golf teams were busy hitting the links in tournament play in Dumas and here in Borger.
The Borger girls hosted a one round triangular tournament at the Phillips Course, drawing1 1 schools from around the Texas Panhandle.
The Borger â€śRedâ€ť team was paired with Hereford and Gruver, where the Lady Bulldogs finished with the top score of the group shooting a 360. Hereford shot a 371 followed by Gruver with a 398.
PERRYTON-On Saturday morning, the Borger Lady Bulldogs were facing a must-win situation in their match against the Perryton Rangerettes.
Going into Saturdayâ€™s contest, Borger held a 0-5 District 1-3A mark, which included a five-game loss to Perryton in Borger back on September 27th.
Fortunately, the Lady Bulldogs answered the challenge in a big way by taking care of the Rangerettes in a sweep, winning 25-13, 25-20, 25-20.
On Saturday evening, former football players from Borger High School and Pampa High School squared off in the second alumni football game at Bulldog Stadium.
Unfortunately for Bulldog fans, the Harvesters took home bragging rights by getting the win 50-13.
On Saturday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen gave the Midland College Lady Chaparrals all they could handle in the five game match.
Unfortunately. the Lady Chaps left the BCAC giving the Lady Plainsmen their first loss at home this season winning 25-15, 19-25, 17-25, 25-22, 12-15.
The win keeps Midland College perfect in WJCAC play with a 6-0 record, while the Lady Plainsmen fall to 2-4 in WJCAC play and to 19-12 overall.
The Lady Plainsmen return to the court on Wednesday evening hosting NMMI beginning at 7:00 p.m.