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August 15th, 2011

Lady Bulldogs take fourth place in Gold Bracket of Burkburnett Tourney

August 15, 2011

Over the weekend, the Borger Lady Bulldogs took part in the Burkburnett Tournament, winning two matches in pool play and one match in bracket play.
The Lady Bulldogs came in third in Pool Play on Friday winning their matches against Vernon 15-6, 15-13; and Electra 15-6, 15-6; while falling in two tough matches to Kennedale 12-15, 13-15; and Holliday 14-16, 11-15.
The Lady Bulldogs performed well enough to qualify for the Gold Bracket in tournament play on Saturday and got the win over Wichita Falls Rider in three games 21-25, 25-21, 25-15.

Borger Bulldogs square off with Canadian in scrimmage

August 15, 2011

When the Borger Bulldogs shook hands with the Canadian Wildcats at the end of Saturday morning’s scrimmage, there were several things the ‘Dogs had to feel good about heading to the locker room. However a lot of work still lies ahead of them.
The Wildcats opened the scrimmage with the ball and took awhile before their spread could get much going, thanks to good pressure put on Wildcat quarterback Braden Hudson by the Bulldogs defensive line.

Sanford Fritch sweeps Ft. Elliott

August 15, 2011

On Friday evening, the Sanford Fritch Lady Eagles hosted the Fort Elliott Lady Cougars and swept them in three games.
The first game, the Lady Eagles controlled the entire game and won 25-7.
Second and third games found the home team struggling early with comebacks to win 25-21 and 25-20.
The entire team played hard and put up numbers for each victory.
Leading the team were: Mikala Setliff 8 aces, Jacy Judd 16 digs, Mariah Cumings 3 blocks, Christa White 3 blocks and 29 assists and Summer Tubbs 9 kills.

Vacant apartment building catches fire

August 15, 2011

Firefighters responded to a structure fire Friday afternoon on Grand Street.
A old vacant apartment building was engulfed in flames as firefighters arrived on the scene.
Firefighters from the Borger Fire Department arrived on the scene at 4:13 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011, bringing two engine trucks, one ladder, and one command vehicle.
According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the building was already in bad shape and the cause of the fire is sill under investigation.
Firefighters left the scene at 9:11 p.m. that night. There were no injuries reported.

Borger Cross Country teams expect another good season

August 15, 2011

The past two years have been great for the Borger Boys Cross Country team as they have won back to back district titles and earned trips to the 3A state meet in Round Rock.
With all the runners on the state qualifying team returning on the boys’ side and only losing one senior on last year’s regional qualifying girls team, there is a great deal of optimism that the 2011 season will be one of success for Borger CC program.

Fund set up in Rodriguez’s memory

August 15, 2011

A special fund has been set up in memory of Tomas Rodriguez.
Rodriguez, 18, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2011, during an outing to Lake Mackenzie in Briscoe County. About to enter his senior year at Borger High School, Rodriguez worked in produce at United Supermarkets in Borger.
Jennifer Hoeltzel, Assistant Produce Manager at United in Borger, said she worked closely with Rodriguez.
“He was an incredible young man that is dearly missed by all who knew him,” she said.

Meet Borger’s newest doctors: Dr. Hawley and Dr. Nash

August 15, 2011

One of Borger’s newest family practice physicians is also Borger born and raised!
Dustin Hawley, M.D. is a graduate of Borger High School and attended Frank Phillips College and Texas Tech University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in biology in 2003.
His graduation from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine put him into the field of medicine in 2008.
“I was born at North Plains Hospital,” he said. “Dr. Hull delivered me and Dr. Prewitt was our family doctor.”

August 12th

Leta Marilyn Kirk Hunter

August 12, 2011

Leta Marilyn Kirk Hunter was born January 10 1922, in Bazaar, Kansas to Jesse Kingman Kirk and Hazel Marquette Kirk. During most of her childhood she lived with Mattie Kirk Jones in Cottonwood, Kansas. She graduated from Chase County Community High School in 1940 after which she attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas with a Bachelor’s degree in science. Marilyn worked for a short time in Interior design with Robert Keiths’ in Kansas City, Missouri. She married Lt. Earl S. Hunter in April 3, 1944. She traveled with Lt.

Nancy Ball Campbell

August 12, 2011

Services for Nancy Ball Campbell, 71, of Tyler, TX are scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home in Tyler, TX.
Mrs. Campbell was born January 21, 1940 in Borger, TX and passed away on August 10, 2011 in Tyler, TX at Hospice Home Place in Tyler.

Interesting matchups highlight Borger vs Canadian scrimmage

August 12, 2011

Tomorrow morning, the Borger Bulldogs will line up against someone other than themselves, scrimmaging the Canadian Wildcats at Bulldog Stadium, starting with the junior varsity at 10:00 a.m. followed by the varsity at noon.
In TheOldCoach.com pre-season statewide rankings, Canadian is listed as the top ranked team in 1A Division I due to returning a good nucleus from their 13-1 state semi-finalist team.

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