The Lady Bulldogs travelled to Pampa to take on the Lady Harvesters this Saturday for a tough district contest. The ladies were down and out in the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-21, but came back and won the next two26-24 and 28-26. In the fifth and final set, they fell 15-10.
Every lady on the team contributed in the contest. They played solid in the first two sets, but Pampa prevailed. The girls cleaned it up in the third and fourth sets.
The Bulldogs (0-4) traveled down the road to Canyon hoping to spoil the 4A Randall Raider's (4-0) homecoming Friday night at Kimbrough Stadium. The Dogs would struggle early in the game, but settled down and came up with some great plays. Although they had some bright moments, they came up on the short side in the contest, 49-6.
The Lady Dawgs played brilliantly in their win over district opponent Dalhart on Tuesday night in Borger. This was the district opener for both teams. The Lady Dawgs won in straight sets, 25-22, 25-22, and 25-19.
Friday night was homecoming for the Borger Bulldogs, and they put on quite a show for the packed stadium against the visiting Dumas Demons. They took the game to overtime, but eventually fell by 7 in a heartbreaker of a loss.
The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen prevailed in a thriller of a volleyball match against conference foes the NMMI Broncos. FPC took it to five sets, fought hard, and came out on top.
In the first set, the ladies were up early, but NMMI came back to tie it at 12. A kill from Allison Kieweit put FPC up again, but they fell behind 20-18. NMMI would outscore the ladies 5-2 in the final points to take it 25-20.
Set two began with a lot of errors and the Lady Plainsmen found themselves down 5-2. After being down by 5, FPC tied it at 15 but eventually lost it 25-21.
Most of us marvel at how far Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, and Bubba Watson can hit the golf ball. At the Region 5 Finals held at the Winstar Casino Golf Complex this past weekend, there were over 100 competitors that can hit longer than those three. Shawn Holcomb competed in the Open Class Division on Sunday, September 16th. The weather that morning was not ideal for long drives as it was overcast with a wet fairway and a light rain when the competition started. Thankfully there was not much wind.
The Borger Bulldogs made the long trip down to Midland to take on the defending TAPPS state champs, Midland Christian Mustangs on their home turf. The Bulldogs are 0-2 on the year while the Mustangs are 1-1 starting the contest. These teams have never met before.
The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen played their first home game of the season on Monday, September 10th and lost in straight sets. The ladies took on Dodge City Community College out of Kansas. They never could quite get ahead in the first set and lost 25-20. Despite being up 15-13 in the second set, they ended up with another loss 25-22. The third set was off to a quick start as Allison Kiewiet of Dumas had four kills for the Lady Plainsmen to go up 4-1 early. After an ace from K'Lyn Brigance of Bushland, the ladies were down 11-10.