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High school notebook: Noodling accident takes out Noble quarterback

Dakota Boxwell injured a ligament in his hand while noodling and unable to take snaps, though he can play receiver.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: September 2, 2013

Noodling accident takes out Noble QB

A noodling accident late this summer will keep Noble quarterback Dakota Boxwell from taking snaps for a few weeks.

Right now, the Bears have 5-foot-9, 160-pound senior backup Cory Jennings as a replacement. Jennings started in the eight-team Top of the World scrimmage in Norman on Friday, receiving high praise from coach Steve Barrett for how he has handled the situation.

Boxwell injured a ligament in his hand while noodling and is unable to take snaps, though he can play receiver. He could return to quarterback in time for district play at the end of the month.


With eight birdies over the last 12 holes, Edmond North senior and Oklahoma State commit Nick Heinen shot a final-round 62 (-10) to win the OJGT John Conrad Labor Day Classic Monday in Midwest City.

Heinen's 131 total was good for a five-stroke victory over Alexander Hughes of Tulsa. Heinen carded 10 birdies and eight pars on the day.

Kaitlin Milligan of Norman defeated Durant's Sydney Youngblood in a playoff to win the girls competition. Each player finished with a two-day total of 146.

Poteau's Ryan Ward shot a 150 total to win the boys 12-14 age division.



The Mustang offense was on point most of the night last Thursday in its final tuneup for Canadian County Bedlam vs. Yukon this week.

The Broncos appeared particularly solid at receiver, where three players made big touchdown catches.

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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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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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