BEGGS -- Keys didn't have any answers for Beggs' team speed and the Demons cruised to a 52-14 win Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the OSSAA Class 2A Playoffs.

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With a new head coach in Rick Kirkhart the Keys High School girls basketball team is finding its identity once more. The Cougars finished 18-9 (9-1 in Big Eight conference) last season.

With advancement further into the playoffs the past two seasons, the Cougars boys basketball team has its sights set on making it to the state tournament. Before that can happen, though, the football season must end as 16 players haven’t focused much on the upcoming basketball season.

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Keys continued to play as a spoiler and continued its march in the OSSAA Class 2A Playoffs Friday.

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The Northeastern State women's soccer program, under head coach Chase Wooten, picked up seven signees last week.

Northeastern State's men's basketball games vs. Northwest Missouri and Missouri Western on Nov. 19 and 21 will not be played as scheduled due to positive COVID-19 cases for the RiverHawks.

Keys scored 43 unanswered points and stunned Hugo, 50-26, Friday in Hugo to win its first playoff game since 2012.

Tahlequah had just enough to outlast Tulsa Edison Friday in the opening round of the OSSAA Class 5A Playoffs at Doc Wadley Stadium.

Northeastern State had 14 student-athletes sign a National Letter of Intent across three sports Wednesday.

Tahlequah will try to snap a pair of streaks on Friday when it hosts Tulsa Edison in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Doc Wadley Stadium.

Senior women’s basketball guard Cenia Hayes is the first four-year player at Northeastern State University under head coach Fala Bullock. She’s the go-to player for the RiverHawks on the court and in the community as the fan base grows.

Both Northeastern State basketball teams have been picked to finish near the bottom of the MIAA Preseason Coaches Polls that were released Tuesday.

Tahlequah will be participating in the playoffs for a seventh straight year and will look to extend its season further on Friday when it hosts Tulsa Edison in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Doc Wadley Stadium.

The Keys Cougars ended their regular season with a 34-21 loss to Cascia Hall. Keys overcame early turnovers and a 27 point deficit to make the final score closer than many would have predicted. The Commandos win district 2A-5 bolstered by their upset win over Vian earlier this season.

Tahlequah’s bid for a state championship came up just short Wednesday at the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Class 5A Cross Country State Championship at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Cross Country State Championships, scheduled for Saturday, have been pushed back to Wednesday, Nov. 4 due to course damage at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

The Northeastern State University Department of Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that Nov. 3 would be a mandatory off-day from all athletically-related activities to encourage and enable all of its student-athletes to exercise their right to vote on Election Day.

The Keys Cougars look to end their two-game skid Friday night at Panama. Keys suffered a 14-3 loss at home against Spiro last week.

The Hulbert Riders are still in search of their first win. Friday at Warner will not get any easier. It is the fourth road game for the 0-4 squad.

Tahlequah captured its first team regional championship since 2016 Saturday at the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Class 5A East Regional Cross Country Championships in Sand Springs.

PARK HILL -- The Keys Cougars fall to 2-6 after losing to Spiro, 14-3, Friday at Jerry Hood Field in Park Hill.

HULBERT — The Hulbert Riders football team fell to 0-4 in its home opener at Rider Field Friday night. The now 6-0 Gore Pirates were too sneaky as quarterback Weston Shanks ran for four touchdowns in a game that saw the visitors win, 49-6.

GLENPOOL — Malik McMurtrey rushed for 148 yards for a second straight week and had three touchdown runs, and the Tahlequah defense recorded its third shutout of the season Friday as the Tigers routed Glenpool, 34-0.

The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced on Thursday that it’s moving forward with the 2020-21 men’s and women’s basketball seasons.

The Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is announcing that portions of the Wolf Creek arm of Grand Lake, as well as the Wolf Creek boat ramp, will be closed during the Southern Drag Boat Association Wolf Creek Nationals event, Oct. 23-25.

The Hulbert Riders will be back in action Friday night when they host the Gore Pirates. Hulbert is coming off a three week layoff due to COVID-19. Friday night will also be the Riders' first home game of the season.

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