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.

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Honorable mention (listed by school):

Tahlequah

• 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.

Sequoyah

• 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.

Keys

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

Hulbert

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

NSU

• 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.

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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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High School Sports
  • Date set for Keys football physicals

    Before scheduled practices can begin in order to prepare for the season, players must first receive a physical.
    Next Tuesday, Aug. 5, Keys High School will be administering physicals in the high school cafeteria.

    July 31, 2014

  • 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

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