When Travis Hill got the Muskogee High football job, he said his selection for defensive coordinator fit his projected scheme plans.
Summer prides and team camps are going on and it’s still just under three months from season openers, but the area’s best began surfacing last year.
Chris Risenhoover’s football success at Stigler over 12 seasons is well documented with a lengthy run to boot.
Bill Huddleston, the longtime voice of Rougher football, was recognized on Tuesday by the Oklahoma Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association with a Distinguished Service Award Outside the Field of Athletics.
Jose Estrada scored two goals Saturday as the East All-Staters beat the West 4-2 in the Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association Class 4A boys game at Midwest City Carl Albert High School.
Muskogee grad James Brown (center) signed a basketball letter of intent to play at Garden City (Kan.) Community College next season. Next to him is assistant coaches Oren Faulk and Robert Warren and standing is Roughers head coach Lynwood Wade.
Among recent signees from Muskogee High School are, from left, Layla Johnson with NSU (soccer), Tea Myers with Mississippi Valley State (basketball), Blake Simmons (Naval Academy), Maddie White with Northeastern State (dance), Aspen Stewart with Oklahoma and Cherish Thompson signed with Texa…
Muskogee athletic director Jason Parker announced in a text message to the Phoenix on Wednesday that Diego Zavala has been hired as the Roughers head boys soccer coach.
Porter Schools at its Monday board meeting approved the hiring of Troy Mitchell as its girls soccer coach. He replaces Chris Sherwood, who coached 15 seasons there after starting the program. He has moved into full-time administrative duties, as principal and athletic director.
The 2020-21 sports year at Muskogee High had its bumps in the road, but if we’re honest, in a salute to the winter blast of ’21, those were more like potholes.
To be perfectly honest, Braden Drake couldn’t have had the year Braden Drake did without Kaden Charboneau. And Charboneau couldn’t have had the year he had without Drake.
There may have been other area female athletes that impacted more gold this year to one extent or another who were also worthy of this honor.
Wise beyond their years, the Cash brothers of Warner have taken what they learned from their father Dustin to a whole new level.
The Fort Gibson Lady Tigers won the Class 4A state championship this spring with a strong reliance on a defense that registered 13 shutouts in their 15 wins.
The most obvious positive element of Travis Hill’s first couple days of spring practice as Muskogee’s head coach is simply that it’s been normal.
Wagoner’s Kaden Charboneau and Collin Condict capped a memorable year at Wagoner with two wins in three matches and capped the Class 4A state tennis tournament with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Syvan Syribouth and Matthew Thompson of Elk City for seventh place in the 16-pair field.
Muskogee’s two doubles pairs stumbled out of the gate but regained their footing in the Class 6A brackets at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center on Friday, remaining alive in consolation play heading into Saturday.
Try as they might to make things happen, the winning moment for Fort Gibson in Thursday night’s Class 4A quarterfinal against Kingfisher came relatively easy.
Oktaha’s counterpunching ability on Thursday propelled the Tigers into the semifinals of the Class 2A state baseball tournament with an 8-3 quarterfinal win against the Calera Bulldogs on Palmer Field at Dolese Park in Oklahoma City.
WOODWARD — After the two squads huddled together for a post game prayer, Fort Gibson coach Todd Friend spoke to the Woodward Boomer soccer team.
This Week's Circulars
95, farmer's wife, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 in Checotah. Service of Celebration 2 PM Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Checotah. Burial at Greenlawn Cemetery. Garrett Family Funeral Home
77, homemaker, passed Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Graveside Service: 10 am, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at McClain Cemetery in Muskogee, OK. Service provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home.
52, of Dolph, AR, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 in Springfield, MO. Memorial Service 2:30 PM Saturday, June 19, 2021 in the Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home in Checotah, OK.
Calvin "Mike" Littlejohn, 66, Okmulgee resident, left us June 10, 2021. Visitation Friday, 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee. Hour of Remembrance, Saturday, 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Peace. biglowfunerals.com
Jamison Jaron Weeden, 28, Okmulgee resident, left us June 5, 2021. Service of Remembrance will be Friday, 11:00 AM, The Chapel of Peace of the Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc., of Okmulgee. biglowfunerals.com
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