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April 30th, 2012

Salvation Army giving youth chance to attend summer camp

April 30, 2012

The local Salvation Army is wanting to give local youth the chance to attend a special summer camp.
The organization is offering a free summer camp for youth ages 10-12. The camp will take place at Camp Hoblitzelle near Midlothian June 25-30, 2012.
There will be safe and fun activities with trained staff, which include fishing, swimming, boating, archery, golf, crafts, horseback riding, hiking, a zip line, team events, nature/science education and nightly chapel services on the lake.

Borger Bulldog baseball playoff series set

April 30, 2012

The Borger Bulldogs will take on the Levelland Lobos in a best-of-three series in the 3A Bi-District Playoff round on Thursday and Friday. Game one of the series will be played on Thursday at Huber Park in Borger beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Game two and game three, if necessary, will be played Friday evening in Levelland beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Lamesa ends Lady Bulldogs season with two-game sweep

April 30, 2012

LITTLEFIELD-On Saturday, the second inning of both games in the best-of-three 3A Bi-District Playoff series between the Borger Lady Bulldogs and the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes proved to be the deciding factors in Lamesa’s two game sweep 11-3 and 8-0, in Littlefield.
The Lady Bulldogs end the 2012 season with a 17-15 overall record, while Lamesa advances to the Area Playoff Round to take on Pecos.
Game One: Lamesa 11 Borger 3

Plainsmen split final two with Western Texas on Saturday

April 30, 2012

On Saturday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen (15-28, 9-15) split their final two games with the Western Texas College Westerners (21-26, 13-11) 1-2 and 7-6.
In game one, the Plainsmen limited the Westerners to two runs, but the Plainsmen couldn’t get much going at the plate resulting in the 2-1 loss.
In game two, the Westerners put together a late rally to take a one run lead into the bottom of the ninth inning.
But the Plainsmen were able to respond by scoring two runs to get the win and avoid the series sweep by the Westerners.

Sundown “run rules” Lady Comanches in game one of playoff

April 30, 2012

LUBBOCK-The West Texas Lady Comanches traveled a long way down I-27 Saturday night to take on Sundown in the first round of softball playoff action. A nightmarish first inning full of fielding errors gave Sundown an 8-0 lead and had the Lady Tribe in the hole the entire game, and it ended badly after the fifth inning, with WT losing 13-3. In all fairness, four of the main characters on the softball team, had been competing in the Regional Track meet all day Friday and Saturday.

Clarendon College sweeps Frank Phillips College in softball

April 30, 2012

Over the weekend, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen softball team wrapped up the 2012 regular season by taking on rival Clarendon College in WJCAC action..
Each of the four games proved to be tight battles, but the Lady Plainsmen found themsleves on the losing end in each game 9-6, 10-6, 1-0, and 7-3.
The Lady Plainsmen end the regular season with a 12-40 overall record and a 4-20 mark in WJCAC play.

District 1-3A finale goes to the Bulldogs, 5-2

April 30, 2012

Good pitching by Chayse Tracy, timely hitting, and great defense led the Borger Bulldogs to a 5-2 win over the Pampa Harvesters in the District 1-3A finale for both teams.
Entering the game, the Bulldogs and Harvesters knew Friday night would not be the last time the teams would get to take the field for the 2012 season. But a lot was at stake in Pampa, as the winner of the would claim the district’s number two seed and win the season series between the longtime rivals.

FPC Plainsmen drop two to Western Texas College

April 30, 2012

Entering this weekend, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen were four games behind Western Texas College Westerners for the final spot in the Region V Tournament from the WJCAC. A good showing this weekend could make the raise for the spot over the final two weeks interesting.
But after Friday’s doubleheader, the Plainsmen’ post-season hopes took a big hit as Western Texas won both games on Friday 9-5 and 12-3, and move of the Plainsmen by six games in the standings.
Game One: Western Texas College 9 Frank Phillips College 5

Early voting is underway!

April 30, 2012

Early voting in local elections is underway!
Early voting for the election for Borger City Council will take place starting today through Friday, May 4 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and May 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at City Hall in Borger. Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business May 4, 2012. These ballots are to be mailed to City Secretary Stella Sauls.
Candidates for Borger City Council are William Adams and Brandy Callahan.

Eldean “Dean” Bailey

April 30, 2012

Eldean “Dean” Bailey, 84, died Friday April 27 in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Borger with Pastor Ricky Griffin of Trinity Fellowship officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Dean came to Borger in 1948 with her husband Norman Douglas “Doug” Bailey. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and she enjoyed her grandchildren and took every opportunity to “spoil” them.
Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband Doug in 2000 and her son Mike in 1967.


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