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Hilldale quarterback Johnnie Durossette threw for 375 yards and four touchdowns, and the Hornet defense showed some steadiness, even contributing their own points to the cause, and helped hold off Class 4A No. 5 Oologah 32-29 on Friday night at Hornet Field.

EUFAULA  — The Eufaula Ironheads gained momentum heading into District 2A-6 play next week and pulled closer in the overall 104-year rivalry that now stands at 53-50-1 by defeating the 3A No. 9 Checotah Wildcats 30-20 Friday night at Paul Bell Stadium.

TAHLEQUAH 37, SALLISAW 14 — Dae Dae Leathers ran for 173 yards and four touchdowns on runs of 1, 1, 54 and 33 yards as the Class 5A No. 4 Tigers (3-0) romped to the win. The one-yard touchdown runs came in the first quarter. Quarterback Tate Christian had a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jaxon Jones.

Muskogee's homecoming game Friday and home opener against Putnam City West is a 7 p.m. kickoff. Earlier reports this week have said that, but the preview capsule on page 1 of Thursday's paper indicated 7:30 p.m.

 WAGONER—The Lady Bulldogs of Wagoner turned the momentum of the match around in the final two sets and scored a 3-2 win over Muskogee (18-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18, 15-7) here Monday night.

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MIDWEST CITY — It wasn’t very pretty but the Muskogee Roughers, ranked No. 5 in Class 6A-II, found just enough offense and put it together with a stingy defense for the final three quarters to score a 19-12 win over Midwest City Friday night at Rose Field.

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CHECOTAH — Checotah head coach Chad Hendricks knew going into the season he had loads of skill guys and little depth. 

FORT GIBSON — Maybe it was the full moon. Maybe it was Friday the 13th.  Whatever the reason, the Fort Gibson Tigers let one slip away in overtime 26-23 to the Class 3A No. 5 Berryhill Chiefs Friday night at Leo Donohue Tiger Stadium.

EUFAULA 51, HOLDENVILLE 7 — Noah Alexander and the Ironheads (1-1) bounced after last week’s loss in a big way as he ran for a game-high 173 yards on 12 carries and scored four touchdowns on runs of 1, 6, 54 and 25 yards —all in the first half. Nick Jones passed for 37 yards and a touchdown.…


The Muskogee Lady Roughers dug deep and played with as much grit as they’ve shown all season as they scored a 3-1 (25-23, 15-25, 25-15, 25-18) win over Tulsa Washington Tuesday night at home to even their record on the year at 5-5.

Here is The Associated Press’ Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week’s poll, records through September 9. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), cl…

COWETA — Wagoner withstood Coweta’s furious second-half rally to take the season-opening 36-27 victory against its rival to extend the winning streak in the rivalry to seven games.

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Funeral Service 1:00pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at New Hope Assembly of God Church in Muskogee. Viewing Tuesday 11am-12:30pm at New Hope Assembly of God Church.

71, Truck Driver for ODOT, Died September 16, 2019. Funeral Service Monday, September 23 at 1:00 pm at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, Porter, OK. Visitation Sunday from 3:00-5:00 pm at Mallett Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

60, Supervisor, passed Thursday, September 17, 2019. Service is 11:00am Monday, September 23, 2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Cornerstone Funeral Home 1830 N York St., Muskogee, OK 74403.