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January 26th, 2012

Livestock show activities getting underway

January 26, 2012

Activities surrounding the Hutchinson County Junior Livestock Show are getting underway!
At 4 p.m. today, the concession stand will open at the Hutchinson County Aluminum Dome, where the show is being held. All species except steers and heifers must be unloaded and penned. All photos except for the steers and heifers will be taken tomorrow evening.
At 7 p.m., all weight cards must be in the possession of the board/secretary treasurer for all breeds except swine. Swine weight cards must be turned in by 8 p.m. The concession stand will close at 10 p.m. Thursday evening.

FPC Plainsmen open 2012 baseball season on Friday

January 26, 2012

This weekend, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen baseball team will get the 2012 season underway by hosting Luna Community College out of Las Vegas N.M., in a four game series. The first of two doubleheaders will start tomorrow at noon ,with the second doubleheader taking place on Saturday with a noon start as well.
The Plainsmen Baseball program enters the season essentially with a fresh start due to having a new coaching staff and only two players returning from the 2011 team.

From Tuesday: Comanches lose nail biter to Gruver

January 26, 2012

The Gruver Greyhounds came away from Stinnett with a win Tuesday night in a tight District contest 37-30. The game was fast paced and mostly a defensive battle. Free throws sank the Tribe in the end, with Gruver making thirteen trips to the free throw line in the second half compared to three for West Texas. The Hounds were 14/23 at the line and WT was 2/4 in the third and fourth quarters. That combined with a three point offensive production in the second quarter was the ballgame.

From Tuesday: Gruver dominates Lady Comanches

January 26, 2012

The West Texas Lady Comanches are still looking for a District win on the hardwood. They started the second half of loop action Tuesday night with a loss to the Gruver Lady Hounds 41-15. WT managed to hang with the Lady Hounds in the first period, trailing by just one point 7-6.

The second quarter got quickly out of hand as Gruver poured in eighteen points while the Lady Comanches two. Gruver was comfortably on top of West Texas at the half 25-8.

January 25th

West Texas High’s Ty Lay earns TSWA 1A All-State honorable mention honors

January 25, 2012

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Tenaha quarterback Reginald Davis and Mason defensive back Chance Stockbridge who led their teams to state championships head up the 61st Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A All-State Football Team.
Davis was the Offensive Player of the Year. The 185-pound senior who has pledged to Texas Tech passed for 2,015 yards on 101 of 168 with 26 touchdowns and five interceptions. He also carried the ball 172 times for 1,915 yards with 36 TDs in leading the unbeaten Tigers to the Division 2 title.

Board of Regents approves $85,000 in grants

January 25, 2012

On Monday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents unanimously approved the accepting of grants from the Brumley Foundation and LINN Energy totaling $85,000.
From the Brumley Foundation, FPC received a grant in the amount of $45,000, with the funds designated to be used towards scholarships for low-income students who reside in the upper 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.
LINN Energy provided the college with a grant in the amount of $35,000 to be used for equipment for the Pump and Engine (P&E) and Instrumentation and Electrical Technology (I&E) programs.

Washer sentenced to 10 months in federal prison

January 25, 2012

Shannon Nicole Washer, 36, Borger, went before U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson on January 24, 2012.

Lady Eagles soar past Childress

January 25, 2012

(Girls) Sanford-Fritch 44 Childress 23
On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles started the second half of District 1-2A play by easily beating the Childress Lady Bobcats 44-23 in Childress.
Christa White had the hot hand for the Lady Eagles by scoring 16 points, along with three steals, three rebounds, and two assists.
Jacy Judd had nine points and five assists, while Summer Tubbs had a good defensive game by coming up with seven rebounds, three steals and two block shots.

Brown commits to play football for Henderson State

January 25, 2012

On Monday, Borger High School senior Ty Brown verbally committed to play collegiate football for the Henderson State University Reddies in Arkadelphia, Ark.
Brown will make the second Borger Bulldog to commit to the university this week, after teammate Miles McKinney committed to Henderson State on Sunday.
In 2011, Brown established himself as one of the best running backs in West Texas by rushing for over 1200 yards with 15 touchdowns and earn District 1-3A Offensive MVP honors, despite missing over three games due to a leg injury.

Amarillo High tops Borger 1-0 in non-district action

January 25, 2012

On Tuesday evening, the Amarillo High Lady Sandies defeated the Borger Lady Bulldogs 1-0 in a game that would be called at the 25th minute in the second half due to lightning.
The Lady Bulldogs will return to action in Amarillo on Monday, January 30th in their district opener against Amarillo Palo Duro.

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