Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

December 31, 2012

Title tops 2012 list

Sequoyah’s softball championship — and the roller coaster that followed — earned the No. 1 spot in memorable sports moments this year.


Honorable mention (listed by school):


• The girls tennis team wins its third straight regional tournament championship.

• Jake Johnson wins a regional tournament title in golf.

• The boys track team ties for the regional meet title.

• The fastpitch softball team wins its third straight regional crown, before losing in the state quarterfinals.


• Zack Robinson and Brayden Scott both sign national letters of intent to play Division I college football.

• The Indians’ football team crushes Keys in a Cherokee County football clash.


• The Cougars’ football team wins easily over Spiro in the first round of the playoffs, before losing the next week at Metro Christian.


• The slowpitch softball team qualifies for the state tournament, but loses to Colbert in the opening round.


• The women’s basketball team beats Newman in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

• Michael Bowie leaves Oklahoma State to solidify NSU’s offensive line in football.

• The football team beats Central Missouri for its first win in MIAA play.


Copy editor Kolby Paxton’s top 10 of 2012

1. Sequoyah FB/OSSAA saga

2. Hembree wins third XC crown

3. Keys BB wins area

4. Sequoyah FB wins district

5. Sequoyah SB stripped of SP title

6. McMillan sets rushing record

7. NSU wins first MIAA game

8. Bowie to NSU

9. Cub signs early... in Tulsa.

10. Gipson pulls a Dana Altman.

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