By Kay Cardwell Deer Creek-Lamont correspondent



The Deer Creek-Lamont High School football team finished second in the District C-3 standings. They defeated Webbers Falls 56-12 in the first round of the Class C playoffs.

DCLA will play Fox this week.

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The DCLA Junior High School Invitational basketball tournament will be Monday through Saturday.

The boys first game will be 7:45 p.m. Monday. The girls will play their first game at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. If the boys win, they will play again at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, and if they lose, they will play at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday.

If the girls win, they will play at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, and if they lose they will play at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Semifinals will be Saturday, beginning with a girls game at 2:10 p.m. and the boys game at 3:15 p.m. The finals will be at 4:20 p.m. for the girls and 5:25 p.m. for the boys.

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Deer Creek-Lamont National Honor Society served its regular monthly meal Oct. 28 at the senior citizens center in Lamont. They will serve their next monthly noon meals at the center Friday. All senior citizens of the community are invited to attend.

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The high school academic bowl team went to Kremlin Nov. 5 to compete in an invitational tournament. The team won against Chisholm but lost to Pioneer and Cimarron. The team played Covington-Douglas in the first round of regional play at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kremlin.

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The DCLA Student Council hosted several Veterans Day events Friday.

The day began with an assembly in the old high school gym at 10 p.m. The junior high and high school choirs and band performed. Boy Scout Troop 442 a of Tonkawa, and Troop 321 of Lamont, posted and retreated the colors. Fred Spellman, vice president of Cimarron Council of the Boy Scouts of America, was a speaker. He spoke about the U.S. flag and instructed students on its care. The Boy Scouts assisted him in demonstrations.

The main speaker was James "Jake" McNiece, an author of the book, "The Filthy Thirteen." He was a member of the 101 Air-borne's legendary squad of paratroopers known as The Filthy Thirteen.

After the close of the assembly, veterans and their wives were invited to stay for a banquet in their honor.

Following the banquet, Spellman and the Boy Scouts led a flag retirement ceremony.

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Mr. Zachary's Encore group, "Dave's Delin-quent Minors," is sponsoring a coat drive. People are asked to bring unused coats or jackets to his office by Tuesday to help with this project.

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There will be a 4-H meeting at the Christian church at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Lacey Aldrich placed first in Division II at the area OACD speech contest at Alva Wednesday. This earned her the right to compete at state in February. Brady Brewer also competed in Division II, and Janelle Mead and Crystal Reynolds competed in Division I.

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Farmers Union Speech contest will be Thursday.



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