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March 26th, 2012

Dogs down Dalhart in district opener

March 26, 2012

DALHART-On Saturday afternoon, the Borger Bulldogs opened District 1-3A play by getting a 13-3 win over the Dalhart Golden Wolves in Dalhart.
After falling behind 0-2 after the second inning, the Bulldogs outscored the Wolves 13-1 in the final six innings, while senior pitcher Chayse Tracy did a solid job on the mound through six innings of work.
In the second inning, the Wolves used two singles and a walk to load the bases with one out. A Bulldog infield error led to the Wolves scoring two runs before the Bulldogs came up with the final two outs to get out of the inning.

Comanches win district baseball opener over Follett

March 26, 2012

The West Texas Comanches opened up District play Saturday in Stinnett, with a convincing win over the Follett Panthers 22-6 in a 4 1/2 inning “mercy rule” game. Senior Carlos Juarez looked good from the mound for the Tribe as he pitched all 5 innings. Juarez struck out eleven batters, while walking just two, and allowing three earned runs. The bottom of the third was the Panther killer when WT almost batted around twice and put up twelve runs. Cade Guinn had a stellar day at the plate with a single, two doubles, and four RBI’s.

High School track results from the weekend

March 26, 2012

Top of Texas Relays At Pampa
(Borger results)
Boys
Team results: 1. Dalhart 207; 2. Pampa 164; 3. Borger 85; 4. Spearman 82; 5. Panhandle 55; 6. Perryton 10.

3200: 1. Freddy Pavez, Panhandle, 12:01; 2. Flavio Gonzales, Pampa, 12:11; 3. Zack Kenney, Dalhart, 12:14; 6. Reyes Espino, Borger, 12:59.

1600: 1. Trent McAnear, Pampa, 4:54.71; 2. Jose Hernandez, Pampa, 5:14.00; 3. Dustin Vance, Dalhart, 5:18.21; 4. Aaron Smith, Borger, 5:19.15

800: 1. Trent McAnear, Pampa, 2:05.56; 2. Emory Lobley, Dalhart, 2:06.32; 3. Pierre Valencia, Dalhart, 2:09.09; 4. Lane Newcomb, Borger, 2:12.53.

Fritch chamber names man and women of the year

March 26, 2012

The Fritch Area Chamber of Commerce named its Man of the Year and Woman of the Year during its banquet festivities Saturday evening at Sanford Fritch Junior High School. Tara Huff, left, and Vicki Wilson, right, shared honors as Woman of the Year, and Kirk Coker, middle, was named Man of the Year.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

BFD doing fire hydrant inspections

March 26, 2012

The Borger Fire Department will be doing fire hydrant inspections next month.
Jerry Langwell, Fire Marshal for the Borger Fire Department, said the department will be conducting fire hydrant inspections throughout the entire city during the month of April.
“In doing this, it may cause some citizens to see some changes in your water that comes from your faucet,” he said.
When the department inspects hydrants, it operates the hydrant for a couple of seconds to assure the hydrant is working properly and to make sure the hydrant is free from any material that will harm its trucks.

St. John’s spaghetti dinner set for next Sunday

March 26, 2012

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will yet again hold its famous spaghetti dinner.
Every year, Borger citizens line up outside St. John’s to eat an Italian meatballs and spaghetti dinner.

March 24th

Commissioners court to meet Monday morning

March 24, 2012

Hutchinson County Commissioners Court members will gather for their regular meeting Monday.

Margaret Shores

March 24, 2012

Margaret Shores, 94, of Fritch, passed away, Thursday, March 22, 2012.
Margaret Ann (Allen) Shores was born Saturday, February 2, 1918 in Mena, AR to William and Nellie (Perry) Allen. She married C.K. Shores on September 15, 1940 in Clovis, NM. She was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church in Fritch, TX.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, C.K. Shores in 1997; her brother, Kenneth Allen and her sister, Clio Smith.

Preparations underway for Park Recreation Program

March 24, 2012

The City of Borger is offering another year of its Park Recreation Program for 2012.
Borger’s Park Recreation Program is free to children in first through seventh grade. The goal of the program is to insure “each child receives the same attention, rewards, and fun equally, regardless of financial status.”
Park Recreation Program offers free of charge meals and snacks funded by a grant from Borger ISD.
This year’s program will kick off on June 4, 2012 and will stop July 27, 2012. Services will start at 8 a.m until 3:30, Monday through Friday.

West Street returning to two-way status

March 24, 2012

A one-way street in the northern section of Borger is going back to two-way status.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved the introduction of an ordinance amending traffic schedules pertaining to one-way streets and alleys. The ordinance will remove West Street as a one-way street.
Ted Dodd, Director of Public Works for the City of Borger, said that in 1997, West Street was made a one-way street from Sterling to Harrington in order to prevent buses and cars from conflicting when dropping off and picking up school children at Gateway Elementary.

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