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Class 3A girls basketball notebook: Millwood players hoping to add a second ring

Millwood coach Arnelia Spears has been working to entice her players After winning the championship last season, the Falcons are looking to add a second ring, which is something that's never been done at Millwood by the same player.
by Jacob Unruh Published: March 3, 2013

And it starts with the defense.

“We like to pride ourselves in our defense and we obviously know at this level everybody can score, so we're going to have to turn it up a notch,” Toby Todd said.

Sulphur (27-0) is holding teams to less than 30 points per game and returns eight seniors, including leading-scorer Ashley Hughes.


Lindsay (20-8) last made the state tournament in 1989, when schools still played 6-on-6 girls basketball.

“It's huge because we really embrace the tradition of 6-on-6, but we're trying to get in the mold of 5-on-5,” third-year Lindsay coach Jon Jacques said. “We're trying to embrace the tradition and start the new tradition a little bit.”

Linsday won state titles in 1954, 1962 and 1968.

Oklahoma switched to 5-on-5 girls basketball in 1995.

by Jacob Unruh
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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