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Tahlequah Athletic Director Matt Cloud was bitter on Wednesday when he received a phone call.

Bret Bouher was just getting started.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The MIAA CEO Council voted unanimously to cancel the remaining spring 2020 conference regular-season competition schedule and the 2020 MIAA conference championships due to concerns regarding the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The previous decision by the CEO Counc…

Delightment quickly shifted to disgruntlement for the Northeastern State softball team on Thursday.

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Thursday at 12:25 p.m. that the basketball state tournaments in Oklahoma City will be indefinitely postponed to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center was gloomy Thursday afternoon as David Qualls, Duane Jones and Jaxon Jones sat with the lights out and pondered.

It’s time for the big stage for both Tahlequah basketball teams.

Due to recent developments tied to the global spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, including a case tied to a U.S. Special Olympics athlete, Special Olympics Oklahoma is suspending all sport training and competition activities involving SO athletes through March 31, at which time the situatio…

The Hulbert Riders baseball team is still looking for their first win after losing 14-4 against Okay on Tuesday.

Keys starts the season 0-2 after falling on the road to Okmulgee and Chouteau-Mazie in back-to-back, high-scoring games.

Tahlequah starts the year off 2-0 in girls soccer after traveling to Catoosa on March 3 and defending its home field against Edison Preparatory High School Tuesday night in its home opener at Doc Wadley Stadium.

Thanks to a fourth-quarter rally, Sequoyah will advance to the Class 3A State Tournament following a 54-49 win over Beggs Saturday night in an area consolation championship game at Stroud.

Much like the weather locally Tahlequah, the RiverHawks battled the windy conditions Monday and finished in sixth place overall at the Diffie Ford Invite with a 310.

TAHLEQUAH – The Northeastern State baseball team will wrap up their five-game homestand on Tuesday afternoon when they host Southeastern Oklahoma at Rousey Field. 

Sequoyah advances to the consolation championship of a Class 3A Area Tournament after defeating and eliminating Keys, 41-26, Friday afternoon at Stroud High School.

Sequoyah traveled to Stroud Friday night and left with a 56-31 win over Kellyville, securing it's sixth straight area championship and eighth consecutive state tournament berth.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kendrick Thompson recorded his 13th 20-point game, but the RiverHawks offense struggled out of the gates and fell 96-60 to #22-ranked Missouri Southern in the MIAA Championship Quarterfinal on Friday evening.

Keys kept its season alive Thursday afternoon after defeating Cascia Hall, 50-41, in the Class 3A Area II Tournament at Stroud. A stellar fourth-quarter performance pushed them ahead of Cascia Hall after a slow first half.

JENKS -- Tahlequah overcame a jittery start with a 14-0 run and never looked back as it cruised to a 55-34 win over Carl Albert and a Class 5A East Area Tournament championship Thursday night at Frank Herald Field House in Jenks.

Northeastern State’s season has come down to survival mode.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Northeastern State finished the day where they started, in tenth place at the Las Vegas Desert Classic on Tuesday. The RiverHawks were one of only four teams in the field of 20 to not change position shooting a 908 (307-305-296).

Seth Stacey and Shaw Thorton combined to toss a no-hitter, and Tahlequah rolled to a 15-1 win over Sequoyah in its season opener Tuesday at Sequoyah High School.

The Hulbert Lady Riders won their season opener on Tuesday, beating Oaks Mission, 12-9, at home.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A trio of Northeastern State men's basketball players earned spots on the 2020 All-MIAA Basketball team, the league office announced Tuesday. Seniors Caleb Smith and Kendrick Thompson were named Second-Team, and senior Josh Ihek was an All-Defensive Team selection.

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Keys moves on to the Are Tournament after beating Kansas for the second time during their playoff run. Keys beat Kansas when they hosted districts 47-35 on Feb. 21 and beat them again 47-29 Saturday night at Sequoyah.

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Obituaries

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] Linda Kay Greenhaw, 76, Retired County Clerk, 1st Deputy, Died March 24, 2020, Visitation 9:00 AM Friday March 27, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Graveside Service 10:00, Tahlequah City Cemetery

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 39. Golf Course Attendent. Died March 23rd, Tahlequah, OK. Services Friday, March 27th, 2:00 PM Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment Agent Cemetery Moody, OK. Visitation Thursday, March 26th, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Reed-Culver Funeral Home.