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Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles lose heartbreaker to Idalou

February 15, 2012

On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles got handed a heartbreaker on Valentines in their 2A Bi-District playoff match with Idalou at Canyon High School on Tuesday, 50-42.
The Lady Eagles started with two quick points from sophomore Christa White. This lead wouldn’t last long with quick shooting and good rebounding by the Lady Cats.
Sanford-Fritch had to play catchup for the rest of the game with the first quarter ending with Sanford-Fritch down by five.

Lady Plainsmen split games with Garden City CC

February 15, 2012

On Tuesday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen traveled to Kansas for a doubleheader with Garden City Community College. The Lady Plainsmen got the comeback win in game one, but came up short in the day’s final contest.
(Game One) Frank Phillips College 3 Garden City CC 2
The Lady Plainsmen got their first win of the 2012 season when they scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to get the 3-2 win over Garden City CC.
Sophomore Christine Blankenship scored the game winning two-run double, bringing in Arleen Alamanza and Janelle Smith.

Bulldogs and Eagles wrap up hoop seasons

February 15, 2012

Over the past two evenings, the Borger Bulldogs and Sanford-Fritch Eagles wrapped up the 2011-12 boys basketball season.
Dalhart 57 Borger 40
In Dalhart on Tuesday evening, the Golden Wolves got off to a fast start, outscoring the Borger Bulldogs 18-5 in the first period, on their way to a 57-40 win.
With the win, Dalhart claimed the District 1-3A title outright with a 7-2 district record.

Lady Eagles take on Idalou in 2A Bi-District Playoffs

February 14, 2012

Tonight, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles (20-10) take on the Idalou Lady Wildcats (18-12) in the 2A Girls Basketball Bi-District playoff round at Canyon High School beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Predicted to finish towards the bottom of the District 1-2A standings, the Lady Eagles did a good job coming together as a team in January to go through district play with a 8-2 record to finish in second place behind regional power Spearman.

Plainsmen outlast the Westerners 92-81 in overtime

February 14, 2012

On Monday evening, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen used a 9-0 run to pull away for the 92-81 overtime win over Western Texas College in WJCAC action.
After trailing by two at halftime, the Plainsmen spent the bulk of the second half on the verge of taking the lead and going on a run. But the Plainsmen could not take advantage of their opportunities until the 6:05 mark when Ronald Scott found Greg Nelson open for three pointer to tie the game at 68-68.
For the next six minutes, the two teams went back and forth before going into overtime.

Lady Westerners top Lady Plainsmen 75-56

February 14, 2012

On Monday evening, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen could not overcome a slow start in their 75-56 loss to the Western Texas College Lady Westerners in WJCAC action.
The Lady Westerners opened the game on a 10-0 run before Shardena Hudson put the Lady Plainsmen on the scoreboard with a jump shot on the baseline.
The Lady Plainsmen pulled to within five points three times in the first half. But the Lady Westerners finished the first half strong building a 19-33 lead by halftime.
The Lady Plainsmen tried to hang around in the second half, led by Destiny Phillips scoring nine.

Frank Phillips College host Western Texas in hoop doubleheader tonight

February 13, 2012

Tonight, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and Lady Plainsmen will host Western Texas College in a WJCAC basketball doubleheader at the BCAC.
The women’s game will tip off at 5:45 p.m., with the men following at around 7:30 p.m.
The men’s game features two teams who have struggled in WJCAC play by holding identical 1-7 conference records.
After beating the Plainsmen on January 19th, Western Texas has lost six straight, which includes dropping the last four games by an average of 27 points.

Borger athletes and coaches honored during PSHOF Ceremony

February 13, 2012

Despite the snow storm which swept through the Panhandle, friends and family gathered at Amarillo College on Sunday afternoon to honor local athletes and coaches for their accomplishments in 2011 and the three new inductees into the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF).
Longtime Borger coach E.J. “Jeep” Webb was one of the three new inductees into the PSHOF for the impact he made during his coaching career in the Texas Panhandle.

Borger Lady Bulldogs expect to build on last year’s success

February 11, 2012

In 2011, the Borger Lady Bulldog softball team took a big step by advancing to the area round of the 3A playoffs.
Due to having a year of growth for a promising group of underclassmen and six players returning from last year’s varsity squad, the Lady Bulldogs go into the 2012 season with expectations to be able to compete for a district title and make a run in the playoffs come May.

Pampa Harvesters pull away for 59-42 win over the Borger Bulldogs

February 11, 2012

On Friday evening, the Pampa Harvesters outscored the Borger Bulldogs 26-6 in the fourth period to get the 59-42 win in District 1-3A play.
Through three periods, the Bulldogs and Harvesters were in a back and forth in an entertaining contest, where the Bulldogs held a 36-34 lead going into the fourth period.
But ten Bulldog turnovers in the final period, opened the door for the Harvesters to go on a run and pull away for the double digit win.
The Bulldogs opened the game strong with Grant Boren nailing a three pointer to give Borger a 8-4 lead.

 

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