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March 13, 2012

Spring sports are underway across Hutchinson County. Click on the photo contest tab under the lifestyles menu and vote for your favorite spring sports action shots. More pictures will be added until the spring sports season is over.

Winner of the basketball photo contest

March 13, 2012

This picture of Devin DeLapp of West Texas High was voted as the top basketball picture in Hutchinson County this season. The DeLapp picture received 443 votes.

Bulldogs square off with Randall in key district showdown

March 13, 2012

Tonight the Borger Bulldogs Soccer team enter a must-win situation against the Randall Raiders at 6:30 p.m. in District 5-4A play tonight in Borger.
With two games left in the regular season, the Bulldogs are two points behind the Canyon Eagles for the fourth and final playoff berth from District 5-4A.
On Friday, the Eagles pulled off one of the biggest upsets in district play this season by beating Dumas 1-0, giving the Demons their first loss in district play, but more importantly giving the Eagles the two point lead in the standings over Borger.

Randall tops Borger in defensive contest, 1-0

March 13, 2012

On Monday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs came out focused in order to have a good defensive game against the district leading Randall Lady Raiders.
The Lady Bulldogs did a good job slowing down the Lady Raiders attack, while Borger goalkeeper Emma Wood came up with 16 stops through 80 minutes of play.
Unfortunately one corner kick goal in the 25th minute by Randall proved to be the difference in the game, as the Lady Raiders won 1-0 in District 5-4A play.

Cummings qualifies for state powerlifting meet

March 13, 2012

On Friday, March 9th, Borger High School senior Brett Cummings qualified for the state powerlifting meet by coming in first place in the 220 weight class at the Boys Region 1 Division 2 powerlifting meet in Sundown.
Cummings earned his state berth with a 575 lb. squat, 285 lb. bench press, and 520 lb. dead lift for a total 1380 lbs.
The state powerlifting meet will take place on Saturday, March 24th in Abilene.

FPC splits Monday games with Odessa College

March 13, 2012

After getting the split in the first two games of the series on Sunday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and the Odessa College Wranglers did the same thing on Monday. With the Plainsmen winning game one and Odessa College game two in WJCAC baseball action in Odessa.
In game one, freshman lefty Brad Wieck shut down the Wranglers bats by limiting them to one hit, while striking out four batters, in the Plainsmen 12-0 win in five innings.

FPC Plainsmen split doubleheader with Odessa College

March 12, 2012

ODESSA-After a two-day delay, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and the Odessa College Wranglers began their four game WJCAC series on Sunday with the Wranglers winning game one, 4-13, and the Plainsmen winning game two, 11-7.
In game one, the two teams were in a tight 4-5 game until the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings where the Wranglers scored a combined eight runs to take a 4-13 lead.
Alfonso Aguilar had a triple in the game, while Sam Martin got the loss on the pitcher’s mound for the Plainsmen.

Dalhart tops Sanford-Fritch in non-district softball action

March 9, 2012

FRITCH-On Friday afternoon, the Dalhart Lady Wolves built a big lead early in their 17-3 win over the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles in non-district softball action.
The Lady Wolves wasted little time getting on the scoreboard by bringing in five runs in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Eagles responded in the bottom of the first inning by scoring a run on a passed ball at home plate.
But five walks and two errors helped the Lady Wolves score five more runs in the second inning to take a 1-10 lead.

Disc golf tournament being held on Saturday, March 17th

March 9, 2012

On Saturday, March 17th the Johnson Park Youth Center will be hosting the R&M Vinyard Inc. Disc Golf Tournament.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with the tournament beginning at 10:00 a.m.
The tournament will consist of two rounds of 20 holes, with the second round expected to begin around 2:00 p.m.
The tournament will have three divisions, including an open division ($35), advanced division ($25), and Recreational division ($15.)
Cash payout prizes will be given in all divisions. Robert and Martha Vinyard have donated money toward the cash prizes in the tournament.

Borger Tennis team takes second place in Dumas Tournament

March 9, 2012

On Thursday, the Borger High School Tennis team came in second place in the Dumas Tournament.
Taking second place in their divisions were Cassandra Fonseca and Lindsey Murley in Girls Doubles and Ariel Sanders in Girls Singles. Rebecca Benz won the consolation round in Girls Singles defeating a player from Amarillo High.
Abbie Madden and Alix Whitworth finished in third place in Mixed Doubles.
Other team members who performed well in the tournament include Daniel Salinas, Sterling Shelton, and Austin Embers.

 

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