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September 8, 2013

Weekend rewind: Sequoyah blasts Okemah; Tahlequah, NSU both drop opening games

All the local and state sports coverage you need is right here.

- Northeastern State opens with a 45-6 loss at Pittsburg State on Saturday night (plus, a game notebook with complete stats): http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x250210022/Thats-the-Pitts

- Tahlequah falls behind early, can't rally late against Fort Gibson (plus, complete game stats): http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x865773125/FRIDAY-NIGHT-HIGHLIGHTS-Tahlequahs-rally-falls-short-in-opener

- Sequoyah wins easily; Keys, Hulbert both get romped in openers: http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x1253340119/Indians-upend-Okemah-in-opener

- Sports Illustrated prepared to reveal misconduct within Oklahoma State's football program: http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x865773809/Report-SI-documents-misconduct-in-OSUs-football-program

- OU's offense stalls, but defense propels Sooners to win over West Virginia: http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x31542605/Running-game-defense-help-Sooners-get-past-West-Virginia

- Oklahoma State eases past Texas-San Antonio: http://tahlequahdailypress.com/sports/x789524478/OSU-wallops-out-manned-Texas-San-Antonio

Local and area briefs:



Tahlequah softball beats Shawnee


Tahlequah's softball team wrapped up play in the Coweta/Claremore tournament with a 3-0 victory over Shawnee.

Randee O'Donnell and Bub Peters both drove in runs for the Lady Tigers, who improved to 21-1. O'Donnell gave Tahlequah a 1-0 lead with a run-scoring single in the third inning, and Peters collected a RBI in the fourth frame. Tahlequah also scored its only other run on a wild pitch in the fourth inning.

Tahlequah pitcher Lindsay Wade limited Shawnee to three hits during a complete-game shutout. The sophomore hurler had three strikeouts and worked around three walks.

Tahlequah will play a District 5A-3 game at Pryor on Monday.

Other area prep briefs

- Tahlequah's volleyball team went 5-3 at the Catoosa tournament over the weekend. The Lady Tigers beat Edison, Christian Heritage, Coweta, Skiatook and Collinsville. The losses occurred against Oklahoma Bible Academy, Christian Heritage (on the second day of the tournament) and Victory Christian.

No other information was reported to the Daily Press.

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