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Talihina Golden Tigers entertain Cashion Wildcats in Class A state football quarterfinals Friday night

November 21, 2012

Three years ago when the Talihina Golden Tigers football team made the state quarterfinals, they had the dubious honor of traveling to Hennessey, located 20 miles south of Enid. The combination of the four-hour road trip and playing a good Hennessey Eagles team led to a season-ending loss for the Golden Tigers.
In 2012, the Golden Tigers are back in the state quarterfinals, but this time they're home. The Golden Tigers (11-1) will entertain the fifth-ranked Cashion Wildcats at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium in the Class A state quarterfinals.

I hope everyone has a happy Thanksgiving; Week 14 PDN Pigskin Picks Contest ballot will be in Tuesday's edition

November 21, 2012

I hope everyone has a happy Thanksgiving and thanks God for all the blessings — past and present — He has given you. I did as arrived Wednesday night in Enid to enjoy the holiday with my 86-year mom. We both slaved in the kitchen on Thursday — not. We decided to go to Golden Corral for our Thanksgiving Day meal. I'm actually going to be gone until early next week, which I can never remember having that much time off during the athletic school year in my 22 years as a sports writer. Mind you, I'm not complaining.
Week 14 Pigskin Picks Ballot Will Run Tuesday

Gun season is in full swing now

November 21, 2012

Gun season is in full swing, and once again I have not laid eyes on a deer yet. We did have a good time camping with the family last weekend, and a few deer were killed even though that is not the main reason I go camping with my family. I know I could kill more deer if I left the kids at home, but that just would not be right.

Billy Joe Underwood

November 21, 2012

Billy Joe Underwood, 31, of Heavener died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Poteau.  Billy was born Sept. 5, 1981 in Poteau to Donald Lee and Helen (Tolleson) Underwood. Services are pending. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

CASC honors Darali Mixon with Distinguished Alumni Association Award

November 21, 2012

Darali Mixon has been named the recipient of the Carl Albert State College Distinguished Alumni Association Award. “Carl Albert State College is dear to me,” stated Mixon. “My college experience there was incredible and made a lasting impact on my life.  I helped pioneer the very first Horizon Show Choir under the direction of Michael Jones. Those of us in the choir were a small, close-knit group and we performed extensively. In addition, I was first runner up in the Miss CASC pageant, worked as a peer counselor for Upward Bound, and received the President’s Award at graduation.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM CHOCTAW NATION TRAVEL PLAZA

November 21, 2012

The Staff of Choctaw Nation Travel Plaza wants to wish everyone Happy Holidays.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM WISTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

November 21, 2012

The Faculty and Staff of Wister Public Schools wishes everyone Happy Holidays.

Carl Albert men upset 10th-ranked Coffeyville, but Lady Vikings fall

November 21, 2012

Behind 27 points from Adrion Webber and strong play on both ends of the floor, the Carl Albert State College Vikings shocked the 10th-ranked Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College in a 72-70 upset Tuesday night in Coffeyville.
However, the news was not as good for the Carl Albert Lady Vikings. Despite getting a career-high 15 points from Ericka Edwards, the Lady Vikings lost 61-52 loss to Coffeyville in the first game Tuesday night.
Both teams will be in Thanksgiving holiday events Friday and Saturday.

Runner-Up

November 21, 2012

Sports Briefs

November 21, 2012

Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Wolf Ridge Golf Course will be open Thanksgiving Day beginning at 8 a.m. for those avid golfers who want to play a round of golf before having their holiday turkey.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.

 

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