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January 14th, 2012

Harry (Gene) Kuhrt

January 14, 2012

Harry (Gene) Kuhrt, 82, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, January 12, 2012.

W.F. “Bill” Montrose

January 14, 2012

W.F. “Bill” Montrose, 84, of Borger, died Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Amarillo.
Services will be 2pm. Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Dwight Kirksey of Celebration Family church in Fritch officiating. Interment will follow in the “Field of Honor” at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Borger Police Report

January 14, 2012

Jan. 6, 2012
1200 block of Del Coronado – warrant service
1000 block of Harrington – alarm
600 block of California – report of identity theft
Kmart – motorist assist
400 block of Alabama – report of criminal mischief
1000 block of North Cedar – report of traffic accident
600 block of Weatherly – assist agency
207 and 1551 – report of traffic accident
200 block of Sage Mesa, Fritch – report of disturbance
100 block of East Ocla – report of criminal mischief
100 block of Medical Drive – followup
Allsups – assist agency
800 block of South Robey, Fritch – report of disturbance

Source 
Borger News Herald

Event Center committee continues exploring possibilities

January 14, 2012

The committee doing in-depth research into the possibility of bringing an air conditioned and heated event center to Hutchinson County is still at work on the project. The idea was brought to the table in April of 2010 and is taking on new life as progress is being made.
“The search committee was formed in an effort to validate whether an event center would work here,” said committee chair Mark Mitchell.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Keeping Fritch schools cool

January 14, 2012

The Sanford-Fritch ISD Board of Trustees has called a special meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the SFISD Administration Building Board Room. Trustees will consider or approve the “Cool Schools” Grant construction contract with Trane Company. This grant helps public schools replace old, inefficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Superintendent Jim McClellan, stated the grant gave the district about $450,000 to replace HVAC systems for all three campuses in the district, excluding the gyms and Administration offices.

Source 
Borger News Herald

FPC hoop teams open WJCAC play Monday

January 14, 2012

The Frank Phillips College men’s and women’s basketball teams begin WJCAC Conference play this Monday evening, January 16th against Odessa College.
The Plainsmen and Lady Plaisnmen will be at home every Monday for the next seven weeks in conference action.
On the men’s side, this Monday the Plainsmen (8-8)play the #10 Odessa College Wranglers, who are 15-1.
Next Monday, January 21st, the Plainsmen we host South Plains College, who are 15-0 and #3 in the nation.
Currently the Plainsmen are undefeated in Borger this season

Comanches bounce back with big win over Sunray

January 14, 2012

West Texas High’s boys opened District play with a sloppy loss in Booker Tuesday and evidently it tasted really bad. The team came out to play in their first home loop game last night. They took care of the Sunray Bobcats 39-29 in a low scoring game. The Tribe played like a team possessed, jumping out to an 11-0 lead before the Bobcats could get on the scoreboard. The full court press by the Comanches was stifling.

Lady Wolves pull away from Lady Bulldogs, 56-27

January 14, 2012

DALHART-On Friday night, the Dalhart Lady Wolves took advantage of good outside shooting and second half turnovers by the Borger Lady Bulldogs to pull away for the 56-27 win in District 1-3A play in Dalhart.
The Lady Bulldogs turned the ball over 12 times in the third period, leading to the Lady Wolves to start the second half on a 16-4 run to put the game out of reach.
After a rough showing on Tuesday against Pampa, the Lady Bulldogs opened the game doing a good job controlling the boards and moving the ball around on the offensive end.

Lady Eagles lose tough one to Spearman

January 14, 2012

On Friday night, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles traveled north to Spearman to play for first place in District 1-2A.
The Lady Eagles sitting 14-8 and 2-0 in district were looking for a good matchup with the Lynxxettes.
Sanford-Fritch started off slow and quickly saw Spearman go ahead 6-2.
The Lady Eagles took a quick timeout to refocus and a Jacy Judd score tied the game at 6-6.
The Lynxxettes played good defense and controlled the boards very well the entire game.
The first quarter score ended at 13-9 with Spearman leading.

Abilene Cooper tops Borger boys and girls soccer teams

January 14, 2012

On Friday, Abilene Cooper got the sweep over the Borger Bulldog and Lady Bulldog soccer teams in the first round of play at the West Texas Invitational in Abilene.
(Boys) Abilene Cooper 3 Borger 1
The Bulldogs and the Cougars squared off in a good contest that was tied 1-1, until Cougars score two late goals to pull away for the win.
Cooper took a 0-1 lead at halftime on a penalty kick. But the Bulldogs were able to tie the game early in the second half off a goal by Paco Ibarra with an assist by Miguel Estrada.

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