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Tahlequah Oklahoma High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association All-State selection Emily Sampson made her college decision official Wednesday at the Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center.

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CLAREMORE — Rogers State hit a game-winning 3-pointer with six seconds remaining to cap a Wednesday evening comeback and sink Northeastern State, 71-66, on the road inside the Claremore Expo Center.

Northeastern State found the win column for the first time in three outings Wednesday with a 63-55 win over in-state foe Rogers State in Claremore.

It looks like the Hulbert Riders football team is playing their best ball of the season at the right time.

Northeastern State placed five players on the All-MIAA football team, league officials announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Bailee Eldred and Cailyn Long both had 20-point evenings, but a late rally by Northwestern Oklahoma handed the RiverHawks a 76-71 loss on Saturday inside the NSU Event Center.

For the second evening in a row, Northeastern State led from start to finish and beat Northwestern Oklahoma, 80-73, Saturday evening inside the NSU Event Center.

Destiny Strange was a rebound and point short of a double-double in her return to the floor for NSU, but the RiverHawks could not recover from a cold first half, falling 57-39 to East Central on Friday evening at the NSU Event Center on the opening day of the MIAA/GAC Challenge.

HULBERT -- With just a minute left in the third quarter of Hulbert's 50-13 victory over Allen in their first round playoff matchup, running back Jacob Bruce needed 59 more yards to break the record for most career rushing yards in Oklahoma high school football history.

Nothing went Tahlequah’s way Friday night at Doc Wadley Stadium.

The Thunder have released game notes for tonight’s 7 p.m. home court tip against the Houston Rockets and for the second straight game, Russell Westbrook has been ruled out with the left ankle sprain he suffered Monday against New Orleans.

Tahlequah High School wrestling will kick off the start of its 2018-19 season by hosting the annual Orange and White Dual Tuesday Nov. 13, and Tiger head coach Travis Kirby will be having a pulled pork dinner fundraiser to help with team expenses.

HULBERT -- For the first time in half a century, the Hulbert Riders (7-3, 5-1) have home-field advantage as Class A District 8 champions in the first week of the playoffs.

NORMAN -- Northeastern State matched Oklahoma's firepower out of the gates but turnovers and hot Sooners shooting led to a 119-45 exhibition loss on Monday evening inside the Lloyd Noble Center.

Tahlequah's Emily Sampson was recognized as one of the state's top players when she was selected to the Oklahoma High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association last week.

TULSA -- Northeastern State could not recover from a slow start out of the gates and fell 95-60 in their exhibition opener at Tulsa on Friday evening at the Reynolds Center.

Life after Rob Robinson wasn’t any better Saturday for Northeastern State.

VIAN — Vian rolled over Keys Friday night to close any playoff hopes for the Cougars.

SAVANNA — Hulbert was in control from the start and imposed their will in a 54-8 win over Savanna Friday night and in the process claimed a district championship.

The weather might be getting colder, but the fishing action is getting ready to heat up at the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's seasonal trout fishing areas across the state.

Sequoyah's Danica Johnson is the 2018 Muskogee Phoenix/Tahlequah Daily Press Female Cross Country Runner of the Year.

Nine wins.

HULBERT -- Going into the final week of the regular season the Hulbert Riders find their self in a unique position.

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Rob Robinson was the 19th head coach in NSU history

Enrollment is underway for the Illinois River Fly Fishing School, which will take place Feb. 22-23 at the Tenkiller State Park Community Center and on the banks of the Illinois River.

Tahlequah resident Fred (Tucker) Glad, 92, made a four-hour drive to Western Oklahoma to visit family and friends for the 2018 muzzleloader opening weekend. While out there, Glad, a U.S. veteran, was able to harvest an 8-point deer, which weighed 160 pounds.

Tahlequah’s Emily Sampson, Sequoyah’s Kaylee Smith and Sequoyah head coach Jeff Turtle were each honored Monday by the Oklahoma High School Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Association as All-State selections.

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Northeastern State’s Rob Robinson has been dismissed in his fifth season as head football coach, announced by NSU Director of Athletics Tony Duckworth Tuesday afternoon.

Northeastern State looks like it's destined for another winless season.

STILLWATER -- Northeastern State stuck with Oklahoma State early, but a pair of scoring lapses and cool second half shooting led to a 70-37 loss on Sunday afternoon inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Tahlequah wasn't doing any peeking around the corner Friday.

Hulbert — The Riders did not have a difficult time imposing their will on a struggling and winless Warner Eagles team in a 55-16 win Friday night at Rider Field.

Keys started fast and never looked back in an easy 41-6 win over Westville on senior night Friday.

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