The Sequoyah Lady Indians had no problems on Friday night as they routed the Okmulgee Lady Bulldogs 88-28 at The Place Where They Play.

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Jaxon Jones has reached a pinnacle of his prep career and he’s done so with his father, Tahlequah head coach Duane Jones, nearby to enjoy the journey.

Northeastern State picked up a much-needed win Wednesday after a disappointing overtime loss to Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday at the NSU Event Center.

The Hulbert Riders and Lady Riders traveled to play the Oktaha Tigers and Lady Tigers but both came up very short on the night. Both the Tigers and Lady Tigers powerful offence did not allow either Hulbert squads to get much going.

PARK HILL -- Keys upended Class 2A No. 13 Central Sallisaw, 51-43, Tuesday evening at Keys High School behind 20 points from Kylie Eubanks.

It was a rough day for the Tahlequah Tigers wrestling team Tuesday, as they lost all three matches at district duals in Durant.

The Sequoyah Indians narrowly lost a key district dual to the Checotah Wildcats on Tuesday night, 45-39, at Sequoyah High School. The Indians won seven matches on the night, five of which came via fall.

Tahlequah was in complete command from start to finish Tuesday in its return to Metro Lakes Conference action against Collinsville at the Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center.

Class 3A No. 7 Sequoyah defeated 4A Verdigris, 65-56, Monday night on the final day of the Locust Grove Invitational. Sequoyah improves to 9-3, while Verdigris falls to 7-4.

The Tahlequah Tigers wrestling team had five individuals place over the weekend at the Inola Tournament. The team placed eighth as a team in the event, which was shortened to one day due to weather.

The Tahlequah Tigers wrestling team had five individuals place over the weekend at the Inola Tournament. The team placed eighth as a team in the event, which was shortened to one day due to weather.

Keys defeated Liberty in dominating fashion during the final day of the Warner Eagle Cherokee Classic consolation bracket. A dominant third quarter compounded by their first-half put Keys out of reach.

Hayden Wagers scored 16 points and Jaxon Jones added 13 to carry Tahlequah to a 57-52 upset win over Class 5A No. 8 Piedmont Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Bethany Basketball Classic.

Nebraska-Kearney overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half and defeated Northeastern State, 83-79, in overtime Saturday at the NSU Event Center.

Class 3A No. 3 Sequoyah collapsed in the fourth quarter after making a comeback in the third to 3A No. 15 Adair in the Locust Grove Invitational. Sequoyah falls to 8-3 and has lost twice in three games against the Warriors this season.

Tahlequah bounced back from a loss to Oklahoma City Casady on Thursday to defeat Western Heights, 62-46, Friday at the Bethany Basketball Classic.

Class 3A No. 3 Sequoyah endured a close game Thursday against 2A Ketchum during the opening round of the Locust Grove Invitational Tournament.

Kendrick Thompson and Caleb Smith were at it again for Northeastern State on Thursday night.

Keys advanced to the semifinal round of the Warner Eagles Cherokee Classic and improved their record to 6-3 with a win over Liberty on Thursday afternoon.

Kynli Heist and Lydia McAlvain both scored in double figures as Tahlequah defeated Bethany, 53-34, Thursday afternoon on the opening day of the Bethany Basketball Classic.

Northeastern State will try to find its way again when it returns to the NSU Event Center on Thursday to host Fort Hays State at 7:30 p.m. in MIAA play.

The Sequoyah Indians Wrestling team opened up their 2020 schedule with a 52-21 win over Hilldale on Tuesday night. The Indians won six matches via fall on the night.

PARK HILL -- The Class 3A, top-ranked Sequoyah Lady Indians improve to 11-1 following an enormous 70-24 win over the Keys Lady Cougars Tuesday at Keys High School in Park Hill.

PARK HILL -- Sequoyah overcame a 16-point halftime deficit and defeated Keys, 67-62, in double overtime Tuesday at Keys High School.

Northeastern State’s struggles continued Monday as the RiverHawks suffered their fourth consecutive setback in a 76-71 overtime loss to Missouri Western State in St. Joseph, Missouri.

The Class 3A, top-ranked Sequoyah Lady Indians were able to add another victory to their record after a triumphant 56-36 victory over No. 3 Adair Friday in Adair.

PARK HILL -- Keys sent Oktaha home with a loss after hosting a game Friday night, improving their record to 6-2.

HULBERT -- Hulbert got off to a slow start and never could recover in a 56-36 setback to Westville Friday in Hulbert in the Riders' first game back from the holiday break.

There will be a good deal of momentum for Tahlequah as it exits the holiday break and resumes play on Tuesday, Jan. 7, facing Coweta in a Metro Lakes Conference contest at the Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center.

Lexy Keys had her most productive offensive performance of the season and carried Sequoyah to a tournament championship Saturday at the Bertha Frank Teague Mid-America Classic at East Central University in Ada.

Sequoyah put itself in the championship game of the Bertha Frank Teague Mid-America Classic after defeating Jones, 56-46, in a semifinal Friday evening at East Central University in Ada.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The faces were familiar. The memories shared were special. Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams’ thoughts of Billy Donovan are still meaningful to him three years after leaving Oklahoma City following the tragic loss of his wife Ingrid.

Northeastern State closed out 2019 with an 81-60 blowout win over in-state rival Rogers State on Friday evening inside the NSU Event Center.

Keys fell to Class 3A No. 3 Adair 61-32 Friday night in Adair, snapping its five-game win streak.

Class 3A No. 1 Sequoyah fought hard in the fourth quarter to come back and beat 4A No. 5 Victory Christian 42-36 Friday night in Tulsa.

According to initial reports out of Las Vegas, Nevada, Kasey Dunn – who has been on Mike Gundy’s coaching staff since 2011 – will be the offensive coordinator at UNLV for new head coach Marcus Arroyo – another former OSU assistant coach.

The Sequoyah Indians won 10 matches via forfeit en route to a 66-18 win over Vian on Thursday night at Vian High School.

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Obituaries

WELLING [mdash] Lester Wayne Fox, 84, died Friday January 15, 2020. Viewing will be held Tuesday January 21 from 12p-8p. Funeral services will be held 11a Wednesday January 22 at the Hart Funeral Chapel.

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 55. Carpenter. Died Tuesday, January 14, in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Visitation Monday, January 20th, from 1:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Patsy Peters AGE: 83 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Ministry Secretary DIED: January 15, 2020 SERVICES: 2:00 PM January 21, 2020, Oakdale Baptist Church, OKC, OK

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Richard Bertelle AGE: 81 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Meat Processor DIED: January 10, 2020 SERVICES: No services

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Jeanette Sunday AGE: 78 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Insurance Bookkeeper DIED: January 11, 2020 SERVICES: 3:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2020, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel