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DMS football squads get road victories on Monday night

MADILL – Durant’s middle school football squads each rolled to impressive victories on the road Monday night with the seventh grade posting a 22-6 triumph and the eighth grade a 37-0 whitewashing.Each team returns home Thursday, hosting Shawnee starting at 5 p.m.Seventh gradeAfter a slow start, the Lions finally got things rolling behind a hard-nosed rushing attack fueled by Isaiah Wright’s two touchdowns and 120 yards on the...

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Silo Cross Country wins 2A Regionals

Silo Boys Cross Country took first place at the Class 2A Regional Championships Saturday in Velma.“The boys have been working hard all season for this opportunity,” said coach Bobbie Pratt.The Rebels were led by sophomore Dylan Gaskill (18:40) who placed seventh out of the 91 competitors. Junior Lukas Long ran a 19:09, which earned him 11th overall. He was followed by senior Cody Shelton, who came in 12th with a 19:10. Fourteenth place was taken by junior Tre...

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SE golf tied for third at MSU Invitational

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – After running out to a first-round lead in the event with a team score of 286, Southeastern slipped slightly over the second 18 holes and finished Day 1 of the Midwestern State Invitational with a 295 to fall into a tie for third with a 581.Despite the slight drop as a team, Zach James remained steady over the first 36 holes by carding back-to-back rounds of 68 to work himself into a tie for first with a two-round total of 136.Mason Horner is...

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Southeastern women’s hoops open season picked 4th

Southeastern women’s basketball will open the 2014-15 season picked to finish in a tie for fourth with rival East Central in the Great American Conference preseason poll.The Savage Storm are coming off a 13-14 season in which they posted a 10-10 conference record and fell to Arkansas Tech in the first round of the conference tournament.SE returns five of its top six scorers, including leading scorer and first team All-GAC selection Emily Williams who posted 15.9 pp...

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Durant Elks Lodge holds soccer shoot

Durant Elks Lodge held its annual soccer shoot at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex Saturday, October 4, 2014.This yearly event is open to all children under ten years of age. There are two groups in the competition: under-8 (U-8) and under-10 (U-10). The local 1st place winners from each group advance to the state competition in Shawnee, OK.The list of 1st and 2nd place local winners: U-10 girl Addison Polk 1st place, U-8 boy Axel Thurman 1st place, U-10 boy Clayton Franc...

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SE volleyball clinches tournament berth

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - Southeastern opened the day with a five-set win over Henderson State that clinched a berth in the conference tournament, but ended the day with a sour taste after a 3-0 loss in a non-conference matchup against Alabama-Huntsville on Friday evening with both matches in Arkadelphia, Ark.The Savage Storm moves to 12-10 overall on the season and 6-3 in Great American Conference play heading into a non-conference contest at Ouachita Baptist at 10 a.m. on Saturday morn...

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No. 14 Kansas State beats No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Michael Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal late as No. 14 Kansas State held off No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 on Saturday afternoon.Oklahoma, trailing by a point in the fourth quarter, drove to the Kansas State 1-yard line, but couldn’t punch the ball in. Hunnicutt then missed the short field goal that would have put the Sooners ahead with 3:53 remaining. Kansas State (5-1, 3-0 Big 12) took possession and ran out the clock.Hunnicutt, touted as...

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SE beats SWOSU in final seconds

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The Southeastern Savage Storm (4-3) had to make up a 17 point deficit in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback against Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs. SE did just that as they escape in the final seconds with a 28-24 road win and gave SWOSU it’s fourth straight loss.Running back Ronnie Green was shutdown for most of the game. But final seconds of the contest, Green would get the winning touchdown after he punched it into the endzone from...

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Caddo Bruins fall 58-34 to Weleetka

CADDO — The Caddo Bruins were shot down by the Weleetka Outlaws, 58-34, on their own field Thursday evening. Caddo is now 3-4 on the season and dropped to 3-3 in district play.Caddo received to start the game and started with first and 10 on the Wetumka 48. The Outlaws never got a full foot into a kickoff, since an onside or short boot seemed the strategy. On a fourth and five, the Bruins were whistled for a false start trying to draw Weleetka offside. On the fourth-and-10 pu...

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Durant Lions suffer 28-6 loss to Shawnee Wolves

The Durant Lions and the Shawnee Wolves were in a defensive struggle as the Lions trailed 7-6 at halftime on a Thursday night game at Paul Laird Field.But the Wolves found a chink in Durant’s defensive armor in the second half and beat the Lions 28-6.“In the second half they wore us down,” said head coach Byron Cordell. “They were bigger and stronger than we were. Our kids played their hearts out, I’m very proud of them. Sometimes you can do...

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Lady Lions fall short at state tournament

SHAWNEE – Though the Durant Lady Lions (26-12) season ended on a 3-2 loss to Chickasha (33-5) in the state tournament on Thursday. Durant’s softball program took another step in the right direction.Last year the Lady Lions hosted regionals at their new ballpark, but fell short. This year, the Lady Lions hosted regionals again and took that next proverbial step by rolling through the regionals and made it to the big show. Next step….state championship.&#...

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