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Districts in the coming week for fast-pitch softball teams

Fast-pitch softball teams now know who they will face for Districts in the coming week. Pairings have been released by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. The double-elimination playoffs opener should be wrapped up no later than Sept. 27.Class 2ADistrict 26: Tushka (No. 12, 21-11) and Calera (15-11) will tangle on the Lady Tigers’ field. These teams have met only once this season with Tushka taking an 8-0 win Sept. 8 at home. Tus...

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Rock Creek beats Colbert

BLUE — The Lady Mustangs mounted a 9-0 win against the Colbert Lady Leopards Friday afternoon.Colbert struggled to execute on several opportunities and committed four errors in the game, which contributed heavily to the final result of a run rule after four and one-half innings. Both teams finished with four hits, and Rock Creek was credited with two defensive miscues.Colbert’s Jordan Weger opened the game with a double that got through to left and hooked acr...

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Rough night in Ada

ADA — The Durant Lions fell to 0-3 on the season after a devastating 42-6 loss to the Ada Cougars Friday night.Last week, Ada’s defense held Madill to a mere 99 yards of total offense. On Friday, Ada held Durant’s offense to a slim 110 yards of total offense. The Cougars offense had its way and rolled up 310 yards.Durant’s running attack was put in check, totaling 63 yards. Jakob Bradford rushed for 34 yards on 10 carries, Layton Tubbs had 20 yard...

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District pairings announced: Baseball playoffs to begin Thursday

District pairings have been announced for fall baseball. This opening round of the playoffs is double elimination and must be completed no later than Sept. 27, according to Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association rules.Class ADistrict 3: Silo (No. 4, 21-4) will host Colbert and Achille. Action will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday with Colbert and Achille. The loser will take on Silo at around 4 p.m. and the winner around 6.

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Calera blanks Colbert, 4-0

COLBERT — The Calera Bulldogs came away with a 4-0 win over the Colbert Leopards Thursday afternoon.Colbert stranded seven runners through this game, including going down with bases loaded in the first, and Calera left on eight.Calera broke the scoreless tie in the top of the third, where the Bulldogs began at the top of the lineup. Josh Loper led off with a walk. Rylee Barton followed with a shot up that had third baseman Garrett Work diving in the dirt for a miss...

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DMS football teams opens the season with victories

BROKEN BOW — After several extra weeks of preparation, both Durant Middle School football teams opened the season with victories on the road at Broken Bow Thursday evening.The seventh-grade Lions held off the Savages, 18-14, in the opener and the eighth-grade Lions roared to a 46-8 triumph in the nightcap.Next action for each squad will be Thursday when they host Ada starting at 5 p.m.Seventh gradeBall control was the story fo...

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Southeastern suffers rough loss at No. 7 Henderson State, 60-17

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Southeastern closed the deficit against No. 7 Henderson State to one score midway through the third quarter, but the Reddies scored 35 unanswered points to close the game and the Savage Storm found itself on the wrong end of a 60-17 loss on Thursday night in Arkadelphia, Ark.The loss drops SE to 1-2 overall on the year and 1-2 in Great American Conference play heading into a Sept. 27 matchup against Ouachita Baptist at 6 p.m. at Paul Laird Field....

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Durant competes at Silo Cross Country Invitational

A second-place team finish by the Durant Lady Lions topped another solid showing in the Silo Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday at Fort Washita.Durant High School girls ended with 49 points, falling just three points shy of meet champ Marietta.Madelynn Coffey was the Durant catalyst with a third-place time of 13:20, and Morgan Williamson wrapped up in seventh at 14:12. Shantyle Ned claimed 18th (14:53), Cassie Bisson was 20th (15:00), Ashleigh Ned checked in at 21st (...

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Caddo Bruins looking for first win against Canadian Cougars

Caddo’s second district football game will be on the road Friday against the Canadian Cougars. The Bruins will make the 95-mile trip to the town north of McAlester for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.The Oklahoman District B-4 preseason poll put Caddo in fourth and Canadian down in ninth.There are some similarities in the teams. Both are getting back to eight-man football after competing for two seasons in Class A 11-man. Caddo has four seniors on its roster, and Cana...

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Storm football on CBS Sports Net tonight

Who would have thought fans would be in danger of whiplash or at least a crick in the neck Saturday night at Paul Laird Field?And that was just keeping up with scoring changes.Coach Bo Atterberry’s Savage Storm footballers opened the home schedule with a win against Arkansas-Monticello. If you just heard a score now and then, you could be excused for thinking it was preseason basketball.How many of you have seen or even heard of two games in a row decide...

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Durant travels to play rival Ada Cougars

The Durant Lions (0-2) will hit the road Friday to play another rival team, the Ada Cougars.The Cougars (1-1) are coming off a 37-2 win over Madill last week. The Ada defense held Madill to a slim total of 99 yards of offense. While Ada’s offense put up 466 yards of total offense.It’s been a long time since Durant has gotten a win against the Cougars. If Durant can leave Ada with a win, “it will be the first time since 1985, when I was sophomore in high...

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