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Muskogee plays host to the Choctaw Yellow Jackets in Friday’s OSSAA Class 6A Division II first-round playoff matchup at the Indian Bowl. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

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 November 11. 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…

Looking ahead to Week 11 as the high school football regular season has wrapped up. Thirteen area teams move on to Friday’s opening rounds.

The pushing and shoving on the opening kickoff would lead one to believe it would be a battle as No. 2 and District 4A-4 champion Poteau wrapped up the regular season with a visit to Hilldale.

CLAREMORE 21, TAHLEQUAH 14 — Even though the Tigers’ bid for a perfect regular season came up short, the District 5A-4 champion and No. 3-ranked Tigers (9-1, 6-1) get the fourth-place team from 5A-3 Coweta in the first round of the postseason next week.

Nine players who were named earlier this week as members of the All-Phoenix fastpitch team were the area’s representation on the Oklahoma Fastpitch Coaches Association All-State teams. 

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Rafe Watkins chuckled but didn’t bite on the suggestion that adopting a black cat to take with him to turn loose on the field at Bixby’s Spartan Stadium might give his team an advantage Friday night.

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Tonight, Sooner fans will have their fingers crossed on how a playoff committee views their body of work, hoping for a good first position as the weekly evaluations begin.

 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 November 4. 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…

When faced with the unexpected vacancy he had plugged only five months earlier, Muskogee athletic director Jason Parker mentioned a need in building connections with some of the accomplished alumni of Muskogee’s wrestling program.

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HASKELL — The Haskell Haymakers came into Friday’s game looking to secure a spot in the Class 2A playoffs, but thanks to Beggs — ranked No. 5 in the state — the Haymakers will have to win next week against Kiefer to make the postseason, dropping a 40-14 decision to the Demons in a 2A-3 match…

WAGONER – It was the type of senior night game that had everything from a lights out halftime show by the Wagoner Marching Band to singing of “Sweet Caroline” and “Happy Birthday” in the post game huddle.  In the middle of all that, there was a dominating performance by Wagoner.

STILWELL — Hilldale overcame a sloppy start here Friday — three first-quarter turnovers — in notching a 35-17 win over the Stilwell Indians in a District 4A-4 battle between teams out of the postseason hunt.

CHECOTAH 33, ROLAND 8 — The Wildcats (8-1, 6-0) turn their attention to the showdown for the District 3A-3 title next week at home against Lincoln Christian. Lincoln Christian beat Idabel, 55-0. Jacob Barrett started the scoring in the second half with a kickoff return. Checotah coach Chad H…

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TULSA – Tulsa Central had clinched its first winning season since 2011 and was looking to clinch its first playoff berth since that same year. But the Fort Gibson Tigers had a different agenda.

MIDWAY 52, SASAKWA 0 — Seven different Chargers scored TDs on offense, defense and special teams as they won on the mercy rule. Charlie Colburn from 60 yards, Kanyen Yang from 20,  Cole Miller from 15, Dillon Stewart from 30 and Caden Miller from 4 all had rushing touchdowns.

With its playoff opportunities gone, the next two weeks for Hilldale is unlike anything the Hornet football program has seen for awhile. 

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89, Retired Business Manager at Muskogee Women's Clinic, passed Sunday, 11/10/2019. Service Info:10:30AM, Saturday, 11/16/2019 at Southeast Baptist Church. Family Visitation: 5:30PM-7:30PM, Thursday, 11/15/2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home. Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory

A Loving Tribute to Lorri from her Family. Lorri Gayle White Tedder was born August 18, 1964 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Lewis G. White Jr. and Margaret Sullivan White. Her family lived in Muskogee, Tulsa, and eventually made their home in Porter, Oklahoma. Lorri attended Porter Schools and gra…