Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

February 8, 2013

High school basketball preview capsules

(Girls start at 6:30 p.m.; boys at 8, unless noted otherwise).

Tahlequah at Pryor

Where: Burdick Center.

Nicknames: Tahlequah Tigers; Pryor Tigers.

Girls game

Records: Tahlequah (12-8, 7-3 Metro Lakes Conference); Pryor (2-15, 1-8).

Coaches: Tahlequah (Chad Walker); Pryor (Kim Barth).

About Tahlequah: The Lady Tigers are ranked seventh in Class 5A in the coaches’ poll on okrankings.com. ... Tahlequah is coming off a 58-55 loss at Collinsville on Tuesday.

About Pryor: The Lady Tigers have lost 11 straight games dating back to Dec. 14. ... Pryor’s last game was a 46-28 setback against Skiatook.

Boys game

Records: Tahlequah (4-6, 7-13); Pryor (6-3, 9-8).

Coaches: Tahlequah (Mike Leafgreen); Pryor (Greg Arnold).

About Tahlequah: The Tigers have won two straight games, including Tuesday night’s 39-38 victory at Collinsville.

About Pryor: The Tigers have posted easy victories in their last two games, the last one being a 20-point rout of Skiatook in which five Pryor players scored in double figures.

Sequoyah at Verdigris

Where: Verdigris High School.

Nicknames: Sequoyah Indians; Verdigris Cardinals.

Girls game

Records: Sequoyah (15-6); Verdigris (18-3).

Coaches: Sequoyah (Larry Shade); Verdigris (Mike Buntin).

About Sequoyah: The Lady Indians are ranked 10th in 3A. ...

About Verdigris: The Lady Cardinals are No. 5 in 3A. ... Verdigris beat Sequoyah 61-37 in the semifinals of the Inola tournament.

Boys game

Records: Sequoyah (15-6); Verdigris (14-4)

Coaches: Sequoyah (Jay Herrin); Verdigris (Randy Upshaw).

About Sequoyah: The Indians are No. 9 in 3A. ... Sequoyah had won six of its last seven games heading into Thursday night’s game with Henryetta.

About Verdigris: The Cardinals are No. 4 in 3A. ... All four of Verdigris’ losses have been to top-five teams. ... Verdigris beat Sequoyah 54-48 on Dec. 8 in the Inola tournament.

Keys at Hilldale

Where: Hilldale Event Center.

Nicknames: Keys Cougars; Hilldale Hornets.

Girls game

Records: Keys (10-10); Hilldale (14-7).

Coaches: Keys (Mickey Duncan); Hilldale (Scott Hensley).

About Keys: The Lady Cougars have lost two straight games, both coming against 4A teams (Fort Gibson, Locust Grove).

About Hilldale: The Lady Hornets are ranked 17th in 4A. ... Hilldale is 5-1 at home and is coming off a 56-41 loss to Fort Gibson on Tuesday.

Boys game

Records: Keys (10-10); Hilldale (5-13).

Coaches: Keys (Duane Jones); Hilldale (Jeremy Rogers).

About Keys: The Cougars are ranked 13th in 3A. ... Keys beat Hilldale, 46-33, to open the season on Nov. 27.

About Hilldale: The Hornets haven’t won since Jan. 18, when they beat Wagoner, 62-50.

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  • Keys-Dakota.jpg Playing both sides of the line

    Recently, Keys High School football standout Dakota Matlock was nearly severely injured in a terrifying car wreck.

    Matlock is coming off a stellar gridiron season for Keys High School. On offense, Matlock ran for over 1,000 yards for the Cougars. In his sophomore season, Matlock led Keys in tackles from the safety position.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hooper.jpg Sparking the flame

    Sequoyah High School’s Justin Hooper looking to lead this year

    Last season was Justin’s last chance to play alongside Cody at Sequoyah High School.
    Justin had to battle to win the Indians starting tailback. The coaching staff did not know who was going to be the Indians starting running back coming into fall practice.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnson, East win easily at All-State

    Jake Johnson was able to hold off Lawton MacArthur’s Trent Meisel at the Class 5A state tournament in May. On Monday at the All-State tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Johnson had it much easier against Meisel.

    July 29, 2014

  • TAH-MORGAN.jpg Brett’s ball club

    Brett Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 14, 2014

  • -1.tif Playing through pain

    Tahlequah's Chase Campbell playing football despite an injured shoulder

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • o'donnell3.jpg Randee repairs shoulder

    Former Tahlequah standout Randee O’Donnell has shoulder operation before starting college career

    July 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • OSSAA to coaches: No more criticism of officials

    June 27, 2014

  • Benson.jpg Former Tahlequah coach hired at Duncan

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
Undecided.
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