OBA's Jett Cheatham tries to get around Crescent's Hunter Wilmoth Friday, September 25, 2020 at Oklahoma Bible Academy. (Billy Hefton / Enid News & Eagle)
Crescent scored late and pulled out a 27-20 win over Oklahoma Bible Academy in a District A-3 contest Friday at Commitment Field.
While pleased to have cornerback John White available for this week's tough matchup against Jenks (2-1) in the District 6A1-1 opener for both teams, it didn't undo the damage from last week.
Recent history has shown Chisholm has successfully navigated its way back to the top of District 2A-1 following a rough non-conference schedule ...
❝It's been a process, especially this year with everything going on. We have been tenacious and persistent.❞ — Oklahoma Bible Academy coach Chris Cayot
Pioneer is 3-1 after its 46-6 romp over Waukomis. Laverne, 1-1, had a game with Southwest Covenant canceled last week. Both teams have narrow losses to No. 4-ranked Cherokee — the Tigers, 28-20 and the Mustangs, 22-20.
Waukomis' four losses have come against teams with a combined 12-1 record and two teams in the Class C top five (No. 1 Timberlake and No. 5 Waynoka). Covington-Douglas, 3-1, has only lost to Timberlake, 54-48.
Pond Creek-Hunter is 1-2 for the first time since 2015, while Garber, 3-0 for the first time since 2013, is looking to start the season 4-0 for the first time since 2012.
A week before Big Ten teams become eligible again for The Associated Press college football poll, No. 25 Marshall is ranked for the first time since 2014 and Miami jumped to No. 12 after a conference road victory.
Bryce Patton and Cody Wichert teamed up for two touchdowns Friday, but it wasn't enough as Chisholm fell to Perkins-Tryon 47-12 in the Longhorns' final non-district game.
An Enid win Thursday night at Lawton Mac would be the first such season-opening streak since the 2008 team went 8-3 and reached the playoffs. It will be the first meeting between the schools.
Medford’s seniors were three years away from starting kindergarten when the Cardinals last beat rival Pond Creek-Hunter, 24-13, in 2004.
Deer Creek-Lamont, which had its first two games canceled due to COVID-19, finally gets to step on the field Friday when the Eagles visit Covington-Douglas for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
On Wednesday morning, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors said an abbreviated season will begin the weekend of Oct. 23-24.
Spencer Rattler threw for 290 yards and four touchdowns in his first start and No. 5 Oklahoma rolled past Missouri State 48-0 on Saturday night.
Jesse Christy ran for two touchdowns and the Chisholm defense kept Fairview out of the end zone for three quarters as the Longhorns opened their football season with a 19-8 win over the Yellowjackets.
The game was scheduled last week after Coyle — Pioneer’s original opponent — had to cancel because its campus has been shut down for a number of positive COVID-19 tests.
Covington-Douglas visits Medford for the Cardinals' season opener at 7 p.m. Friday. Kremlin-Hillsdale hosts 0-1 Corn Bible Academy at 7 p.m. Friday in the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
Corbin Burnham threw four touchdown passes as Pond Creek-Hunter defeated Sharon-Mutual 40-14 to open the football season.
From left to right, senior defensive back Chanse Sylvie, head coach Lincoln Riley and senior offensive lineman Creed Humphrey stood side-by-side and led the program’s players and staff, all dressed in black, as an act of unity amid racial unrest in the United States.
ENID, Okla. — It's a safe bet the Enid Plainsmen football team never imagined having its season-opener on the road against a Class 3A school. But then, this has already not been your typical prep football season.
According to a release sent to season ticket holders from the ticket office, there currently is no hard cap for number of fans allowed into Boone Pickens Stadium, but a “full reseat with spacing between seat blocks" will occur to allow the university to host fans for the 2020 season.
The NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday directed each division of the association to decide independently by Aug. 21 whether it will be able to conduct championship events safely in fall sports such as soccer, volleyball and lower levels of football during the coronavirus pandemic.
The No. 1 quarterback in the 247Sports Class of 2021 and ESPN’s No. 1 dual-threat quarterback for that class recently was named MVP of the prestigious Elite 11 camp. His nickname is “Superman."
Gundy’s turned in a 129-64 (.668 percent) record the past 15 years, staying above .500 every season after his first in 2005. He’s also won at least nine games in eight of his 15 seasons.
Though his hire has looked seamless, Riley’s job has not been easy. The past few months have been especially difficult. Few could have imagined the circumstances when Riley became the youngest FBS head coach at 33.
Late Saturday and throughout Sunday, many paid tribute to Sutton and expressed condolences to his family as news of his passing Saturday evening at age 84 spread.
A deeply divided Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors rejected a proposed plan that would have placed significant restrictions on a return to prep sports in Oklahoma.
Trejan Bridges, Ronnie Perkins and Rhamondre Stevenson — all likely contributors next season — are awaiting answers after OU initiated a process with the NCAA, which suspended the players for reportedly failing a drug test.
Riley believes mishandling the reintegration process would compromise health and safety for players, who were recruited on the promise that they would receive top care from their schools.
While we continue to deal with so much uncertainty, it nonetheless is a positive sign some sports locally are beginning to offer us a potential sports Christmas in June. That is, unless the government grinch steps in.
University of Oklahoma interim president Joseph Harroz said “the intent is to have — and the belief right now is there will be — sports in the fall” during the scheduled OU Board of Regents meeting Friday.
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HUNTER - Funeral services for Myrtle Boyle will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020, at the Hunter First Christian Church. Burial will be at Wakita Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
The homegoing service celebrating the life of Wilbur Pitts will be 10 a.m. today in the Brown-Cummings Funeral Home Chapel. Services under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. Condolences and special memories may be shared online at www.Brown-Cummings.com.
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