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VELMA —Trailing 26-16 going into halftime, junior Robert Newberg wanted his Mustang teammates and coaches to know they wouldn’t be leaving Velma Friday night with a loss with in the Class B quarterfinal contest.

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Pioneer and Velma-Alma have never met in their rich histories (seven state titles between them), but the 10-1 Comets will be no strangers to the 9-3 Mustangs when they meet Friday at 7 p.m. in Velma in the Class B quarterfinals.

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HELENA — Timberlake’s 28-22 victory over Buffalo in District C-1 last season was a classic with the Tigers scoring the winning touchdown on a 66-yard pass from Ethan Jenlink to Merric Judd late in the game.

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Pioneer, Covington-Douglas and Garber dominated the B-7 All-District and the district’s 8-man All-State selections that were announced Tuesday.

STILLWATER – Despite two games remaining in the regular season, Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy talked Monday morning about the NFL future of several Cowboys.

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The Chisholm Longhorns’ softball team capped a successful season with a deep postseason run and a Top 10 Class 3A ranking. It didn’t go unnoticed not just by their opponents, but area softball coaches took note as well in voting for the Enid News & Eagle All-Northwest softball team.

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WAUKOMIS — The Pioneer Mustangs advanced to the quarterfinals of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Class B playoffs after defeating Quinton 46-0 at home on Friday night.

STILLWATER — For Oklahoma State’s redshirt senior class, their ride in Stillwater has been that of a bucking bronco.

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Pioneer coach Gus Overstreet is grateful to be playing a home holiday playoff football game for the second straight year when his 9-2 Mustangs host 8-3 Quinton in a third-round game at 7 p.m. Friday.

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Covington-Douglas opened the season with a 54-48 loss to No. 1-ranked Class C Timberlake on Aug. 27.

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NORMAN — It might be difficult to believe, but Theo Wease went into Oklahoma’s game against Oklahoma State with zero receiving touchdowns this season.

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Pioneer will be well-rested when the 7-3 Mustangs host 5-6 Drumright in a 7 p.m. Class B second-round playoff game Friday.

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The Chisholm Longhorns football team may have been dethroned this season as District 2A-1 champs, but district coaches still saw fit to recognize several Chisholm players on their All-District team. Thirteen players, including six on the first-team, were selected for the district team.

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Brian Smith will be seeing a familiar face when his 8-2 Covington-Douglas Wildcats host the 7-3 Depew Hornets in a second-round Class B playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday.

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As Enid prepares for its first playoff appearance since 2009 on Friday at 7 p.m. it will be on the road facing an opponent well known to Enid fans and alumni over the years, so it’s not likely many will take the game lightly by just looking at Tulsa Union’s record this season.

Coming off a 41-6 win over Alva last week to conclude the regular season, the Chisholm Longhorns look to be peaking at the right time. It's a good thing too as Chisholm (3-6) will be facing a fairly monumental task when it visits powerhouse No. 6 Jones (7-2) Friday night at 7 p.m. in the ope…

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Coming off a 41-6 win over Alva last week to conclude the regular season, the Chisholm Longhorns look to be peaking at the right time. It's a good thing too as Chisholm (3-6) will be facing a fairly monumental task when it visits powerhouse No. 6 Jones (7-2) Friday night at 7 p.m. in the ope…

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There's a different atmosphere at Oklahoma Bible Academy this week as the 6-4 Trojans prepare for Friday's 7 p.m. first-round home playoff game against 3-4 Healdton.

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Waukomis is more than happy to be making a long trip to 6-4 Turpin for a 7 p.m. first-round Class B playoff game Friday.

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The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association's decision to put everyone in the playoffs doesn't lessen Kingfisher's postseason streak.

The Enid Plainsmen closed out their regular season on Friday at D. Bruce Selby Stadium with a 42-13 loss to Broken Arrow in a District 6A1-1 contest

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The season is not yet quite finished with a home game remaining against Broken Arrow at 7 p.m. on Friday and a playoff game — likely at Tulsa Union — next week in Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's expanded 2020 playoffs, but it's not too soon to declare 2020 at least a quali…

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When Chisholm's District 2A1 game against Newkirk was canceled a little more than 24 hours before kickoff last week due to COVID-19 issues at Newkirk, it not only interrupted momentum, it appeared to have cost Chisholm in the weekly district coaches ranking. It's hard to say which rankled Lo…

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Oklahoma Bible Academy will be trying to throw off the District A-3 playoff picture when the Trojans (6-3 overall and 3-2 in district) travel to No. 9-ranked Tonkawa (6-2, 4-1) for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday.

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When Pioneer (6-3 overall and 3-1 in district) visits Covington-Douglas (8-1, 4-0) for the District B-7 championship Friday, it will be the first time since 1989 the two Skeltur Conference rivals have met in football.

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Waukomis and Okeene will have objectives when the Chiefs (0-8, 0-3) visit the Whippets (3-5, 2-2) in the final game of the regular season.

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Emotions flowed for Clee Jay Hedges as he watched the funeral of retired Oklahoma Christian University baseball and women's basketball coach Max Dobson on YouTube Monday. Dobson died Oct. 28 at the age of 81.

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The Enid Plainsmen (3-5, 1-4) stumbled early in a 41-21 loss to Edmond Santa Fe (5-2, 4-0) on Friday night at D. Bruce Selby Stadium, but were able to keep the game competitive in the end.

Coming off a winless season, the goals for the Enid Plainsmen football team would have been expected to be fairly modest, especially considering the struggles of the program since it last had a winning season, going 6-4 in 2010.

The Chisholm Longhorns (2-6, 1-4) broke a six-game losing streak with last week's 43-6 rout of Blackwell and were looking forward to a chance to make it two straight wins at Newkirk Friday night.

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Oklahoma Bible Academy will be going out of District A-3 play Friday when the 5-3 Trojans host 1-8 independent North Rock Creek in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Commitment Field.

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