Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

September 24, 2013

Prep pigskin report

A weekly look inside high school football across the state.


- Kiefer 43, Hulbert 6: Class A No. 3 Kiefer scored the first 43 points of the game — all in the first half — to coast past the Riders. Trey Sneed rushed for 140 yards on 10 carries for the Trojans.

Players of the week

- David Dick (Tahlequah): The Tigers’ senior quarterback led Tahlequah with 156 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries against Sallisaw. Dick scored on runs of 15 and 24 yards in the second quarter, and he also got Tahlequah to within 38-28 in the second half with a 65-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

- Brandon Conrad (Tahlequah): On only nine carries, Tahlequah’s running back picked up 138 yards and a 75-yard touchdown run in the second quarter against Sallisaw. Conrad also had another 65-yard scoring run wiped away by a holding call in the third quarter.

- Dakota Matlock (Keys): Matlock scored two touchdowns and recorded 13 tackles on defense in Keys’ loss to Eufaula.

- Justin Hooper (Sequoyah): Hooper ran for 125 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries for the Indians in their loss to Victory Christian.

Around the state

(A glance around the state in Week 3)

- Coweta 48, Bishop Kelley 42: Chance Craig caught a 24-yard touchdown from Ryan Fitzsimmons on the final play of the game to prevail in a clash of perennial Class 5A powers. Coweta had passed for 56 yards before the final play. The Tigers rushed for 361 yards, and Bishop Kelley finished with 432 yards of total offense.

- McAlester 59, Claremore 35

- Collinsville 44, Oologah 17: Ryan Haymaker rushed for 194 and five touchdowns on 16 carries for the Cardinals. Collinsville put the game away with 21 unanswered points in the third quarter.

- Wagoner 35, Grove 14: Running back Lawrence Evitt ran for 202 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries to help Wagoner breeze to a 3-0 start to the season. The Bulldogs opened up to a 35-0 lead before Grove got on the scoreboard with a touchdown with nine seconds left in the opening half.

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  • 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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