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April 17th, 2012

CareNet preparing for “The Great Turnaround”

April 17, 2012

The CareNet Pregnancy Center of Borger is preparing for a truly one-of-a-kind fundraiser.
The center will hold its fundraiser, with a theme of “The Great Turnaround,” starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Frank Phillips College library.
Susan Trahern, Director of the CareNet Pregnancy Center in Borger, said a speaker from Bruce Wilkinson Ministries will be on hand for the event. Wilkinson is the author of “The Prayer of Jabez.”

Summers sisters make Comanche Tennis History

April 17, 2012

Last week two sisters from West Texas High made school history by becoming the first girls Doubles District Champions ever! Abby Summers, a senior, and Erin Summers a junior won the District 1A Championship. The girls weren't even seeded going into the District tournament. In fact, they took care of the top seeds from Canadian, in round two. This was a neat accomplishment, because the Wildcats won all the other tennis events.

FPC Boy’s Basketball Camp scheduled for May 29th through June 1st

April 17, 2012

Frank Phillips College Men’s Head Basketball Coach Chris Hackett will be hosting a boy’s basketball camp on Tuesday, May 29th through Friday, June 1st at the BCAC. The camp is open to boys ages 7-17 and is scheduled to run from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. each day.
In the camp, Hackett and the FPC Coaching Staff will focus on fundamentals including shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, defense, and individual offense. The camp will also feature 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 leagues, daily competitions, and camp prizes and certificates.

April 16th

Bulldogs defeat the Harvesters 9-7 in district action

April 16, 2012

PAMPA-Through two rounds of District 1-3A play, it is known which three teams are going to make it to the playoffs, but who will end up as the district champions is still up in the air.
After losing to the Pampa Harvesters 8-3 in the first round of district play, the Borger Bulldogs were able to get some revenge on Saturday by getting a 9-7 win at Harvester Field in Pampa.

Bulldogs athletes qualify for the regional track meet

April 16, 2012

Over the weekend, the Borger Bulldog Boy’s track team had several athletes qualify for the 3A Region I Track Meet by finishing in the top three in the District 1-3A meet in Pampa.
Taking first place in the district meet were Kolter Newton in the triple jump, Ty Brown in the 400m, and the 1600m relay team. Daniel Orona took second place in the shot put and the Borger 800m relay team qualified for regionals by finishing in third place. The Region I-3A meet will be held April 27-28 at Fuller Track and Field complex in Lubbock.
District 1-3A track
at Pampa
*Borger top six finishers
Boys

Lady Plainsmen split series with Western Texas

April 16, 2012

On Sunday, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen softball team took one step closer to making the Region V Tournament by getting the split with Western Texas College in WJCAC action.
In game one of the series, the Lady Plainsmen jumped out early by scoring nine runs in the first inning on their way to a 12-2 win. The big inning gave the Lady Plainsmen pitcher a big cushion to work with and the pitcher took advantage of it by giving up just two runs on four hits through five innings.

Local baseball and softball scores from the weekend

April 16, 2012

Baseball
(High School)
Amarillo River Road 9 Sanford-Fritch 4

(College)
Clarendon CC 8 Frank Phillips 5
Clarendon CC 6 Frank Phillips 5

Softball
(High School)
Pampa 4 Borger 1

West Texas High 15 McLean 8

BISD board to cancel election

April 16, 2012

The Borger Independent School Board of Trustees will be taking action to cancel its upcoming election.
This action will be taken during the board’s regular meeting, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in the conference room of the BISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will be acting to certify the election, will consider an order canceling the election, and adopt a resolution for the cancellation of the trustee election.

Officials respond to unoccupied structure fire

April 16, 2012

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, an unoccupied house at 1311 Boyd was set to flames for a second time.
According to Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, this wasn’t the first time the house was on fire.
“We are investigating it as suspicious nature. This house was on fire about a month ago,” Langwell said.
The second fire did complete damage to the structure, and it will have to be demolished.
Firefighters reached the scene at 10:10 p.m. and left at 1 a.m.
No injuries were reported.
Borger Fire Department asks for anyone with information to call 273-0952.

Borger ISD issues statement regarding balloon incident

April 16, 2012

The Borger Independent School District has issued a statement regarding a balloon incident that occurred at Borger High School prior to spring break.
BISD Superintendent Chance Welch said that since the incident was originally reported, all leads have been thoroughly investigated.
“For the past three weeks, a crime stoppers award has been offered, which resulted in one tip,” he said. “No evidence has been obtained related to the original report.”
Welch said the investigation is ongoing.

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