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September 8th, 2011

Borger Bulldogs look to get into the win column on Friday against Bushland

September 8, 2011

On Friday night, the Borger Bulldogs hope to get their first win of the season when they take on the Bushland Falcons at 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium.
After falling 63-49 to Amarillo Caprock last Thursday, the Bulldogs find themselves experiencing some deja vu of last season when they held a 0-2 record going into the Bushland game.

West Texas High Comanches take undefeated record into contest with White Deer

September 8, 2011

In the first two weeks of the season, the West Texas High Comanches have been one of the most dominant teams in the Texas Panhandle by outscoring their opponents 83-6.
In the win over Shamrock last Friday, the Comanches’ defense completely shut down the Irish by giving up only had two yards of total offense in the game.
West Texas High Head Coach Keith Hardin has been pleased with the defense, saying, “So far our play on that side of the ball has been outstanding. Our defense line has been dominant and that has allowed our linebackers to make plays.”

Sanford-Fritch Eagles go for a win on the road in Stratford

September 8, 2011

On Friday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Eagles travel north to take on the Stratford Elks looking for their first win of the 2011 season.
For the second year in a row, the Eagles find themselves in the middle of one of the toughest non-district schedules in the Texas Panhandle.
Last week in Sunray, the Eagles struggled in the second half in their 47-24 loss to the Bobcats.

Helen Clack

September 8, 2011

Funeral for Helen Clack, 89, Lawton, will be at 1:30 pm Friday, September 9, at Sterling United Methodist Church, Sterling, Oklahoma, with Rev. Michael J. Dye officiating.
Family will greet friends on Thursday between 6:00 and 8:00 pm at the Funeral Home.
Mrs. Clack died Tuesday in a Lawton retirement center.
Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Lawton under the direction of Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Lawton.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Borger United Wesley Methodist Church, Borger, TX on Friday, October 21, 2011, at 2:00 pm.

HOPE chair believes anything is possible

September 8, 2011

The honorary chairman for this year’s HOPE event truly believes anything is possible when one has hope and God on their side.
Shana K. Richardson, who is holding the title this year, said that after two years of not feeling well and knowing something wasn’t right, she finally went to the doctor with her symptoms.
“I went for a colonoscopy on Dec. 27, 2006. That was when I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Colon/Rectal Cancer,” she said. “I had numerous tests run and they found that the cancer was contained in one area.”

September 7th

Tommy Lewis

September 7, 2011

Tommy Lewis, 47, of Stinnett, passed away, Monday, September 5, 2011.
Tommy Lynn Lewis Jr. was born Wednesday, September 11, 1963 in Borger, TX to Tommy and Margie (Yake) Lewis. He was a carpet layer.
He is preceded in death by his father, Tommy Lewis Sr.; his grandmother, Mary Yake and his grandfather Raymond Lewis.
Survivors include his mother, Margie Lewis of Stinnett, TX; his sister, Tammy Young of Stinnett, TX; his nephew, Chad Young of Stinnett, TX; and special friend, Christie Patillo and her two daughters, Brittany and Briana.

9/11 memorial service to be held at Huber Park

September 7, 2011

With the tenth anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, quickly approaching, a memorial service to be held in Borger is in the works.
The service is being coordinated by the Borger Area Emergency Services Honor Guard with help from the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Borger Complex Honor Guard.
It will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.
Bob Tiffany, who is a member of the Borger Area Emergency Services Honor Guard, said the service will be held at the site in Huber Park where the 9/11 memorial currently in the works will be constructed.

September 6th

Patriotism the theme for 2011 Howdy Neighbor Day

September 6, 2011

Patriotism is the theme for this year’s Howdy Neighbor Day in Fritch.
The annual event is set to be held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, in the Fritch City Park. A parade will kick off this year’s activities. Beginning at 10 a.m., floats, decorated vehicles, golf carts, wagons, bicycles, cars, and tractors will proceed from the Fritch Post Office area down Broadway to the Fritch City Park.

September 5th

Local youth bowlers take first place in state tournament

September 5, 2011

Back in June, 31 local youth bowlers traveled to Dallas to take part in the state bowling tournament. Several of the bowlers made great showings including five taking first place in their divisions.
Pictured are the first place winners: (Back l to r) Casey Taylor, Camren Witt, Josh Howell (Front l to r) Kaisha Wortham, and Ashley Henderson. Each of the bowlers received a $125 scholarship.
It is time for the Borger youth league to start up again. Sign ups will take place on September 10th from 10:00 a.m.-noon at Wildcatters and the league will start on September 17th at 10:00 a.m.

Area runners take part in Borger Invitational

September 5, 2011

On Saturday, the 2011 high school and middle school cross country season got underway at Bulldog Stadium with nearly 600 runners taking part in the Borger Invitational.

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