Cashion Wildcats football
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Cashion High School Varsity Boys Football
Here is a look at the complete 2015 All-State Football Team: OFFENSE Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight QB: Micah Wilson, Sr., Lincoln Christian, 6-3, 205 RB: Taven Birdow, Sr., Altus, 6-1, 215 RB: Jeremy Lewis, Sr., Lone Grove, 6-1, 195 RB: Grant Martin, Sr., Harrah, 5-9, 165 WR: Alec Davidson, Sr., Lincoln Christian, 6-1, 190 WR: Tevin McDaniel, Sr., Heritage Hall, 6-0, 220 OL: Tyler...
High school football: The Oklahoman's All-State teams and honorable mentions
By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh, Staff Writers | Jan 4, 2016Here is a look at the complete 2015 All-State Football Team: OFFENSE Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight QB: Micah Wilson, Sr., Lincoln Christian, 6-3, 205 RB: Taven Birdow, Sr., Altus, 6-1, 215 RB: Jeremy Lewis, Sr., Lone Grove, 6-1, 195 RB: Grant Martin, Sr., Harrah, 5-9, 165 WR: Alec Davidson, Sr., Lincoln Christian, 6-1, 190 WR: Tevin McDaniel, Sr., Heritage Hall, 6-0, 220 OL: Tyler Brown, Sr., Lexington, 6-6, 315 OL: T.J. Fiailoa, Sr., Lawton MacArthur, 6-4, 330 OL: Rowdy Frederick, Sr., Broken Arrow, 6-5, 325 OL: Luther Harris, Sr., Heritage Hall, 6-6, 350 OL: Logan Roberson, Sr., Harrah, 6-5, 320 DEFENSE Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight DL: Ty Hughes, Sr., Jones, 6-1, 285 DL: Tramonda Moore, Sr., John Marshall, 6-5, 350 DL: Jace Webb, Sr., Hollis, 6-4, 310 LB: Levi Draper, Jr., Collinsville, 6-3, 225 LB: Matt Harman, Jr., Cashion, 6-2, 195 LB: Jimmy McKinney, Sr., Oologah, 6-1, 230 LB: Jon-Michael Terry, Sr., Victory Christian, 6-4, 240 DB: Jayden Benway, Sr., Altus, 6-0, 178 DB: B.J. Bradbury, Jr., Adair, 6-3, 190 DB: Tré Lang, Sr., Haskell, 6-0, 180 DB: Dillon Stoner, Sr., Jenks, 6-0, 180 SPECIAL TEAMS Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight K: Dalton Witherspoon, Sr., Moore, 5-9, 160 P: Kevin Rassatt, Sr., Western Heights, 5-7, 170 KR: Roger Barcheers, Sr., Poteau, 5-9, 180 PR: A.J. Freeth, Sr., Wagoner, 6-2, 185 ------------------ SECOND TEAM OFFENSE Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight QB: Mason Fine, Sr., Locust Grove, 5-11, 170 RB: Justice Hill, Sr., Tulsa Washington, 5-10, 180 RB: Jamall Shaw, Sr., Broken Arrow, 5-10, 190 RB: Darran Williams, Sr., Edmond Santa Fe, 5-11, 170 WR: Rubell Goe, Jr., McGuinness, 6-2, 185 WR: Josh Hampton, Sr., Cashion, 6-0, 185 OL: Chandler Anthony, Sr., Tuttle, 6-7, 295 OL: Grant Appelberg, Sr., Skiatook, 6-3, 295 OL: Tyler Banta, Sr., Carl Albert, 6-5, 280 OL: Isaac Barham, Sr., Bartlesville, 6-4, 280 OL: Jude Richardson, Sr., Norman North, 6-3, 280 DEFENSE Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight DL: Noah Jones, Sr., Southmoore, 6-5, 250 DL: Brock Martin, Jr., Oologah, 6-3, 210 DL: Roc Robbins, Sr., Collinsville, 6-1, 220 LB: Mike Coats, Sr., Edmond Santa Fe, 6-2, 215 LB: Cole Dixon, Sr., Sand Springs, 6-1, 205 LB: Blake Landon, Sr., Deer Creek, 6-1, 210 LB: K.J. Lee, Jr., Wagoner, 6-1, 225 DB: Manny Bunch, Sr., Roland, 6-1, 180 DB: Calvin Bundage, Sr., Edmond Santa Fe, 6-3, 195 DB: Joshua Jacobs, Sr., Tulsa McLain, 5-11, 200 DB: Lane Martin, Sr., Stratford, 6-0, 195 SPECIAL TEAMS Pos: Player, Class, School, Height, Weight K: Nathan Rushin, Jr., Duncan, 5-9, 160 P: Braxton Pickard, Sr., Edmond Memorial, 6-0, 195 KR: Maurice Wright, Sr., Luther, 6-1, 195 PR: Jason Pirtle, Sr., Locust Grove, 6-2, 195 HONORABLE MENTION Quarterbacks: Abe Anderson, Metro Christian; Jay Baker, Inola; Casey Base, Oologah; Alan Bentjen, Dewar; Matt Blackburn, Stratford; Rhett Boles, Tuttle; Kobe Brewster, Plainview; Baehler Buol, Noble; Nyc Burns, Berryhill; Keats Calhoon, Victory Christian; Gunnar Ewing, Hollis; Chandler Garrett, Mustang; Brandon George, Jones; Christian Gomez, Garber; Trey Gooch, Putnam City West; Tanner Griffin, Bixby; Gus Hall, Tecumseh; Grant Harmon, Lone Grove; Kyler Hensley, Mooreland; Braden Hudson, Putnam City; Ben Klutts, Poteau; Jack Lafferty, Watonga; Jesse Lambert, McLoud; Lenard Leviston III, John Marshall; Haddon McIntosh, Community Christian; Patrick McKaufman, Douglass; Bryan Mead, Rejoice Christian; Payton Metcalf, Hooker; Jacob Mullins, McGuinness; Mason Myers, Chandler; Michael Nolen, Meeker; Jake Northern, Coweta; Cooper Nunley, Jenks; Colton Penrod, Bartlesville; Matt Perry, Pauls Valley; Gage Porter, Elk City; Hunter Reed, Davenport; Luke Ring, Duncan; Malcolm Rodriguez, Wagoner; Caleb Scott, Destiny Christian; Clayton Sims, Deer Creek; Trevor Smith, Yukon; Ethan Spurlock, Mountain View-Gotebo; Tyler Stovall, Kingston; Casey Thompson, Southmoore; Jared Weathers, Coyle; Jace Welch, Keota; Terry Wilson, Del City; Matt Young, Turpin; Terrance Young, Cache. Running backs: Tyler Adkins, Tulsa Union; Tyrel Bell, Choctaw; Taylor Bentjen, Dewar; Traivon Bryant, Cleveland; Brandon Coszalter, Dibble; Justus Crites, Waukomis; Nathan Croslin, Purcell; Cody Eby, Adair; Christian Folks, Miami; Tucker Halstead, Minco; Quan Hogan, Norman North; Justin Hooper, Sequoyah-Tahlequah; Josh Houtchens, Cushing; Tabor Johns, Hennessey; Cody Koger, Fairland; Devonte Lee, John Marshall; Joseph Lemieux, Christian Heritage; Blakely Liebmann, Cashion; Terrell Love, Heritage Hall; Kooper Marsh, Thomas; Anthony Myers, South Coffeyville; Jaestin Nelson, Seiling; Devin Pratt, Enid; Kyle Qualls, Stratford; Dake Reese, Seminole; Nic Roller, Bixby; Trystan Slinker, Cache; Caleb Smith, Bethel; Jake Standlee, Meeker; Rhyln Stephens, McAlester; Tyler Stuever, Washington; LaQurious Taft, Tulsa Rogers; Tate Troxell, Edmond Memorial; O.J. Walker, Ardmore; Grant Ward, Cascia Hall; Dominique West, Davenport; Trevor White, Rejoice Christian; Dae Williams, Sapulpa. Receivers/tight ends: Levi Bagwell, Meeker; Justin Brown, Stillwater; Rico Bussey, Lawton Eisenhower; Cade Cabbiness, Bixby; Matt Chancellor, McGuinness; Dreyvon Christon, Putnam City; Drew Dan, Checotah; Breyden DeSpain, Oologah; Caylen Enfield, Garber; Gavin Garner, Newcastle; Cade Harrelson, Davenport; Nikia Jones, Wagoner; Zach Kerstetter, Deer Creek; Skye Lowe, Kingston; Brock Martin, Adair; Greg McCalister, Millwood; Adonis McGee, Lone Grove; Ronnie Moore, Destiny Christian; Mitchell Perkinson; Shayne Quick, Stigler; Dunya Rice, Southmoore; Diego Richards, Carl Albert; Christian Robinson, Noble; Quint Scoufos, Sallisaw; Matt Seratte, Cache; Sean Shaw, Jones; Austin Skelton, Poteau; Landon Stout, Bethany; Austin Taylor, Lindsay; Jaden Valles, Hooker; Jackson Winrow, Shawnee. Linemen: A.J. Armbruster, Clinton; Jamal Barkus, Putnam City North; Sheldon Barnes, Jenks; Alphones Bradford, Okemah; Blake Brigham, Heritage Hall; Tiller Bucktrot, Stroud; Lonell Burris, Choctaw; Alex Criddle, Tulsa Edison; Tristan Crowder, Bartlesville; Michelby Davis, Millwood; Worenn Davis, Midwest City; Bo Denny, El Reno; William Dominguez, Hilldale; Dorian Fagan Plainview; Wyatt Gassaway, Hilldale; Brent Girdner, Stilwell; Jake Gould, Perkins-Tryon; Allen Hammon, Millwood; Jacob Harrison, Seminole; Caleb Hash, Shawnee; Dyllan Haworth, Weatherford; Levi Herren, Cushing; Jackson Herring, Altus; Austin Hilton, McAlester; Riley Julian, Marlow; Gage Kaiser, Broken Arrow; Trenton Mannering, Thomas; Xavier Mason, Douglass; Trent McLaughlin, McAlester; Mason Minnix, Jenks; Hayden Moore, Duncan; DeWayne Rhodes, Luther; Jude Richardson, Norman North; Shemarr Robinson, Tulsa Central; Toby Sanderson, Edmond North; Ry Schneider, Minco; Brandon Scott, Owasso; Caleb Scott, Rejoice Christian; Hunter Soap, Sequoyah-Tahlequah; Kellen Stauder, Tulsa Union; Tre Towery, Westmoore; Mason Waldrop, Clinton; Walter Watson, Del City; Wyatt Whitmarsh, Southmoore; Tristan Wilbanks, Davenport; Grant Wilkinson, Crossings Christian; Joe Winfield, Deer Creek; Beau Wooden, Skiatook; Imani Woodley, Edmond Memorial; Jalen Yackeyonny, Cache; Lane Yoder, Adair. Linebackers: Demetrius Alston, Beaver; Landon Anderson, Stratford; Jarod Andrews, Washington; Austin Archey, Poteau; Pace Benefee, Carl Albert; Cole Broin, Plainview; Levi Cain, Lawton; Noah Canary-Vawter, Little Axe; Peyton Carmin, Cushing; Trae Davison, Hilldale; Baylor Feller, Altus; R.J. Goodman, Midwest City; Walker Graves, Adair; Kane Greco, Dibble; Dillon Hall, Edmond Santa Fe; Alex Hix, Locust Grove; Dezmond Howard, Centennial; Quantez Jim, Stigler; Tanner Knox, Seminole; James Lewis, Tulsa Memorial; Zeke Mammen, Edmond Memorial; Andrew McDonald, Heritage Hall; Chaz McGuire, Lone Grove; Dylan Morris, Mooreland; Austin Quillen, Jenks; Rowdy Reihs, Guthrie; Kyle Roberson, Wynnewood; Jacob Smith, OCS; Jacob Taber, Sand Springs; Trevor Taylor, Locust Grove; Jimmy Turner, Mount St. Mary; Kyler Vannoster, Fairland; Kyler Wade, Stratford; Parker Williams, Blanchard; Skylar Williams, Westville; Shiloh Windsor, Ada; Kress Woodward, Bixby. Defensive backs: Baylor Boyd, Oklahoma Bible; Justin Broiles, John Marshall; Tre Brown, Tulsa Union; Hunter Gnose, Skiatook; Paden Hayes, Kingston; Wyatt Hayes, Dibble; Ira Hurst, Bristow; Kegan Lawson, Blanchard; Derek Loccident, Westmoore; Austin Maine, Clinton; Kyle Mayberry, Tulsa Washington; Mark Mincey, Healdton; Braeden O'Dell, Marlow; A.J. Parker, Bartlesville; Caleb Powell, OCA; Grant Powell, Stroud; Jordan Prince, Edmond North; Josh Proctor, Owasso; Kyle Sanders, Sequoyah-Tahlequah; Aliik Sezer, Midwest City; Keyshawn Shells, John Marshall; Jensen Smith, Fairview; Sean Thompson, Choctaw; Hunter Voss, McGuinness; Hunger Webb, Okemah; Noah Wells, Putnam City North. Kickers: Hayden Ashley, Tulsa Kelley; Gabe Barton, Altus; Laben Fisher, Skiatook; Butch Hampton, Piedmont; Zachary Haney, Tulsa Washington; Divontrey Johnson, Star Spencer; Jack Markmiller, OCS; Garrett McLaughlin, Heritage Hall; Parker Noble, Deer Creek; Landen Sailing, Owasso.
Before coaches got around to naming the top offensive or defensive players in the district, they chose to make special recognition of injured Bethany linebacker Hudson Haws with the Courage Award.
High school notebook: Coaches recognize Bethany's Hudson Haws in District 3A-2 awards
By Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Staff Writers | Dec 17, 2015With several important awards to give out, the top of the list for the coaches of District 3A-2 was an easy selection. Before they got around to naming the top offensive or defensive players in the district, the coaches chose to make special recognition of injured Bethany linebacker Hudson Haws with the Courage Award. Haws suffered three broken vertebrae in his neck and back during a game at Blanchard in late October. He is currently paralyzed below the chest and is undergoing treatment at Craig Hospital in Denver with hopes of regaining movement in his legs. In addition to their recognition of Haws, the district coaches chose Meeker running back Jake Standlee as the 3A-2 Player of the Year. Douglass quarterback Patrick McKaufman was named the Offensive Player of the Year and John Marshall lineman Tramonda Moore earned the top defensive honor. Here's the full All-District list for 3A-2: Courage Award: Hudson Haws, Bethany Player of the Year: Jake Standlee, Meeker Offensive Player of the Year: Patrick McKaufman, Douglass Defensive Player of the Year: Tramonda Moore, John Marshall Co-Special Teams Player of the Year: Alex Williams, Mount St. Mary; Xavier Canady, John Marshall Receiver of the Year: Levi Bagwell, Meeker Offensive Lineman of the Year: Kasey Wagoner, Douglass Co-Quarterbacks of the Year: Lenard Leviston III, John Marshall; Michael Nolen, Meeker Offensive Back of the Year: Archie Browne, Mount St. Mary Tight End of the Year: Ryan Trevino, Meeker Defensive End of the Year: Xavier Mason, Douglass Defensive Tackle of the Year: Stephen Giggers, John Marshall Co-Inside Linebackers of the Year: Dajon Wilkins, Douglass; Will Moore, Meeker Co-Outside Linebacker of the Year: Parker Williams, Blanchard; Jimmy Turner, Mount St. Mary Co-Safeties of the Year: Landon Stout, Bethany; Kegan Lawson, Blanchard Cornerback of the Year: Dez Jackson, John Marshall Special Recognition for injured athlete: Cole Pinion, Bethany; Anthony Jackson, Douglass Coach of the Year: Lonny Nolen, Meeker All-District selections by team Douglass: Quasean Sims, Dominique Jones Bridge Creek: Cade Mitchell, Gio Pantajoa, Brett Hodges, Joe Morris, Ryan Getner, Zack Hodges, Johnny Ojeda, Christian Longin Bethany: Graham Croslin, Rob Greer, Dakota Snow, Brock Holliday, Robert Melkovitz, Bryton Schmitt Blanchard: Ashton Yeargin, Dylan Mercer, Hunter McDonald, Garrett Wehrer, Austin Gee Meeker: Austin Roberts, Kayden Edmonds, Jarrod Speight, Mason Lucas Mount St. Mary: Jack Turner, Blaine Elder, Ethan Cooksey John Marshall: Charles Young, Malik Hall, London Matthews, Isiah Clark, Jeremiah Patton, Greg Wright, Elijah Jackson HERITAGE HALL DOMINATES DISTRICT 3A-1 AWARDS Class 3A state champion Heritage Hall took home three of the four major District 3A-1 awards recently, with star Tevin McDaniel being named the MVP. Coach Brett Bogert was named Coach of the Year and powerful running back Terrell Love was named the Offensive Player of the Year. Cushing's Levi Herren was named the Defensive Player of the Year. Here is a complete breakdown of the All-District team as voted by the coaches: MVP: Tevin McDaniel, Heritage Hall Offensive Player of the Year: Terrell Love, Heritage Hall Defensive Player of the Year: Levi Herren, Cushing Coach of the Year: Brett Bogert, Heritage Hall Quarterback of the Year: Kyler Patterson, Cushing Running Back of the Year: Chrys Bell, Perkins-Tryon Wide receiver of the Year: George Carvijall, Mannford; Drew Shults, Kingfisher Tight end of the Year: ShaBryan Baker, Centennial; Cole McDaniel, Heritage Hall Offensive lineman of the Year: Adam Loftis, Cushing; Luther Harris, Heritage Hall Defensive tackle of the Year: Daniel Wall, Perkins-Tryon; Blake Brigham, Heritage Hall Defensive end of the Year: Kolton Mueggenborg, Kingfisher; Jake Gould, Perkins-Tryon Inside linebacker of the Year: Peyton Carmin, Cushing; Andrew McDonald, Heritage Hall; Jaron James, Mannford Outside linebacker of the Year: Mike McCleary, Blackwell; Brandon Ezell, Heritage Hall Defensive back of the Year: Kian Rahmanzadeh, Heritage Hall; Dillon Longbrake, Perkins-Tryon Kicker of the Year: Sean Bozworth, Cushing; Garrett McLaughlin, Heritage Hall Punter of the Year: Bryce Wells, Perkins-Tryon Snapper of the Year: Tyler Scott, Mannford Injured Athlete of the Year: Josh Houtchens, Cushing; Reid Trout, Kingfisher STRATFORD'S KYLER WADE WINS FINAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK POLL Stratford running back Kyler Wade ran away with The Oklahoman's final Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll this season. Wade received 664 votes, well ahead of Heritage Hall's Terrell Love's 204 votes. Adair quarterback B.J. Bradbury finished with 37 of the 905 votes. It was his third straight week on the poll. Wade rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns, while also catching a TD, in Stratford's 67-28 rout of Cashion in the Class A championship. Here are the results of the poll: Kyler Wade, Stratford: 664 votes (73.37 pct.) Terrell Love, Heritage Hall: 204 votes (22.54 pct.) B.J. Bradbury, Adair: 37 votes (4.09 pct.) Total: 905 votes PONCA CITY'S BRENT WILSON NAMED D-II ALL-AMERICAN Ponca City native Brent Wilson's record-setting senior season at Emporia State (Kan.) was capped with an All-America selection on Tuesday. Wilson, who was also a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy — the NCAA Division II version of the Heisman — was a second-team choice on the D-II Conference Commissioners Association All-America team. Also named the MIAA Offensive Player of the year, Wilson completed 337 of 521 passes for 4,244 yards and 40 touchdowns. His 316 rushing yards gave him 4,560 total yards for the season. Both yardage totals rank second in MIAA history for a single season. He led the Hornets to an 11-3 record and their first-ever appearance in the national quarterfinals. KETCHUM'S JANWAY CHOSEN FOR USA FOOTBALL UNDER-19 TEAM Ketchum senior Garret Janway will participate in the International Bowl as part of the USA Football under-19 team next month. Janway, a 6-foot, 260-pound lineman, was selected for the team, which will compete against the Canadian national team Jan. 31 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. USA Football fields teams in five different age groups, from under-14 to under-19. Players practice together for a week before the games.
The Oklahoman's final high school football rankings Class 6A-I 1. Jenks (2) 11-1 2. Tulsa Union (1) 9-3 3. Broken Arrow (3) 11-2 4. Edmond Santa Fe (4) 7-5 5. Southmoore (5) 9-2 6. Norman North (6) 7-4 7. Mustang (7) 7-4 8. Putnam City (8) 5-6 9. Edmond Memorial (9) 4-6 10. Westmoore (10) 4-6 Dropped out: None Class 6A-II 1. Bixby (4) 9-4 2. Sand Springs (3) 7-5* 3. Tulsa...
The Oklahoman's final high school football rankings
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Dec 13, 2015The Oklahoman's final high school football rankings Class 6A-I 1. Jenks (2) 11-1 2. Tulsa Union (1) 9-3 3. Broken Arrow (3) 11-2 4. Edmond Santa Fe (4) 7-5 5. Southmoore (5) 9-2 6. Norman North (6) 7-4 7. Mustang (7) 7-4 8. Putnam City (8) 5-6 9. Edmond Memorial (9) 4-6 10. Westmoore (10) 4-6 Dropped out: None Class 6A-II 1. Bixby (4) 9-4 2. Sand Springs (3) 7-5* 3. Tulsa Washington (1) 10-1 4. Bartlesville (2) 10-2 5. Lawton (5) 8-2 6. Midwest City (6) 6-4 7. Stillwater (7) 5-6 8. Choctaw (8) 5-6 9. Muskogee (9) 4-6 10. Putnam City West (10) 4-6 Dropped out: None *-Forfeited two games for using ineligible player. Class 5A 1. Altus (3) 13-1 2. Collinsville (9) 8-5 3. Lawton MacArthur (1) 11-1 4. Skiatook (2) 12-1 5. McGuinness (5) 10-3 6. McAlester (4) 10-2 7. Deer Creek (6) 8-4 8. Ardmore (8) 8-3 9. Coweta (7) 7-4 10. Tulsa Kelley (10) 7-3 Dropped out: None Class 4A 1. Wagoner (1) 14-0 2. Oologah (3) 11-3 3. Poteau (2) 12-1 4. Harrah (5) 7-4 5. Weatherford (6) 8-4 6. Cascia Hall (8) 7-5 7. Tuttle (7) 10-1 8. Anadarko (4) 8-3 9. Cache (9) 8-3 10. Clinton (10) 6-6 Dropped out: None Class 3A 1. Heritage Hall (1) 15-0 2. Lincoln Christian (3) 14-1 3. Jones (4) 13-1 4. Lone Grove (NR) 10-4 5. Locust Grove (2) 12-1 6. Roland (8) 11-2 7. Hilldale (5) 12-1 8. Plainview (10) 9-3 9. Sulphur (NR) 9-4 10. John Marshall (7) 10-2 Dropped out: Victory Christian (6) 9-2; Meeker (9) 9-3 Class 2A 1. Adair (1) 14-1 2. Haskell (7) 13-2 3. Chisholm (2) 13-1 4. Davis (5) 9-4 5. Washington (3) 11-2 6. Vian (6) 10-3 7. Kingston (8) 10-2 8. Luther (4) 11-1 9. Lindsay (10) 10-2 10. Prague (NR) 9-5 Dropped out: Millwood (9) 6-3 Class A 1. Stratford (1) 15-0 2. Cashion (8) 12-3 3. Hollis (2) 12-1 4. Ringling (3) 11-1 5. Hominy (6) 12-2 6. Mooreland (4) 12-1 7. Minco (5) 10-2 8. Talihina (9) 10-2 9. Kiefer (7) 10-2 10. Thomas (10) 9-3 Dropped out: None Class B 1. Davenport (2) 14-0 2. Keota (3) 12-1 3. Dewar (4) 11-2 4. Weleetka (7) 9-4 5. Alex (1) 11-1 6. Seiling (5) 10-2 7. Geary (6) 10-2 8. Pioneer (8) 8-4 9. Turpin (9) 8-3 10. Laverne (10) 8-3 Dropped out: None Class C 1. Shattuck (5) 12-1 2. Coyle (4) 13-1 3. Grandfield (2) 11-1 4. Cherokee (1) 11-1 5. Fox (3) 11-1 6. Deer Creek-Lamont (7) 10-2 7. Tipton (6) 8-3 8. Timberlake (8) 7-5 9. Webbers Falls (9) 8-3 10. Thackerville (10) 7-4 Dropped out: None
The high school football season came to a close Saturday with the final three state championship games. Fans across the state can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance from each championship. The final Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll this year is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in your own candidate in the...
VOTE: The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll
Jacob Unruh,scott wright | Dec 13, 2015The high school football season came to a close Saturday with the final three state championship games. Fans across the state can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance from each championship. The final Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll this year is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in your own candidate in the comments section, where you can tell us why your choice deserves Player of the Week honors. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday and the results of the poll will appear in Thursday's print editions. Here are the candidates: B.J. Bradbury, Adair: Bradbury completed his masterful junior season accounting for seven touchdowns in Adair’s 70-6 win over Haskell in the Class 2A championship. He finished with 132 passing yards and four touchdowns to go along with 58 rushing yards and three scores. Terrell Love, Heritage Hall: The powerful running back known as “Tank” lived up to the nickname, rushing for 219 yards and three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 38-14 win over Lincoln Christian for a second straight Class 3A title. Kyler Wade, Stratford: In a dominant 67-28 win over Cashion in the Class A championship, Wade was nearly unstoppable. He rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 87 receiving yards and a touchdown.
Dec 12, 2015
CHOCTAW — Stratford coach Michael Blackburn has a photo at his home of his son, Matthew, with his head in his hands in great disappointment after the Bulldogs lost the 2010 state championship game. That day, Matthew Blackburn was a ball boy. On Saturday, he was the quarterback. And there was no such disappointment on his face when he and his father hoisted the Class A gold ball following a...
High school football: Stratford overpowers Cashion for Class A title
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Dec 12, 2015CHOCTAW — Stratford coach Michael Blackburn has a photo at his home of his son, Matthew, with his head in his hands in great disappointment after the Bulldogs lost the 2010 state championship game. That day, Matthew Blackburn was a ball boy. On Saturday, he was the quarterback. And there was no such disappointment on his face when he and his father hoisted the Class A gold ball following a 67-28 win over Cashion in the championship game at Bill Jensen Field. “All my teammates, we've been dreaming about this since we were little kids,” Matthew Blackburn said of the school's first state title in any OSSAA sport. “To finally get it, it's just awesome. “Football's always been a part of my family, and to win a state championship with my dad is amazing.” Matthew Blackburn threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another. Kyler Wade rushed for 106 yards and two TDs, to go with 87 receiving yards and a score. Kyle Qualls added 149 rushing yards on 18 carries on a day when it seemed nothing could go wrong for the Bulldogs (15-0). Stratford gave up 358 yards of offense, but forced five Cashion turnovers, with Dakota Rodgers and Lane Martin each returning an interception for a touchdown. “The offensive line came off the ball well. The fullbacks blocked well,” Michael Blackburn said. “It was a total team effort, and that's how it's been all year. We have three running backs who all run the ball hard and they don't care who's getting it. It's just been a great group of kids. “I've gotten so close with all these kids, with them growing up with my son. It makes this really special.” Cashion's Matt Harman threw for 293 yards, putting him over the 3,500 yard mark for the season, with 52 touchdowns. The Wildcats (12-3) got a scare in the fourth quarter when senior lineman Brixton Grey had to be taken off the field on a stretcher. But he had feeling in all his extremities and initial reports from the hospital were good, coach Lynn Shackelford said.
When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: Choctaw High School, 14300 N.E. 10th, Choctaw Online: www.nfhsnetwork.com Records: Cashion 12-2, 6-0 District A-5 (first); Stratford 14-0, 6-0 District A-4 (first) How they got here: First round: Cashion 50, Morrison 22 — Cashion opened the playoffs with 468 total yards and quarterback Matt Harman accounting for four touchdowns. Stratford 54, Rush Springs 0 —...
Guide to Class A championship: No. 1 Stratford vs. No. 8 Cashion
Jacob Unruh | Dec 12, 2015When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: Choctaw High School, 14300 N.E. 10th, Choctaw Online: www.nfhsnetwork.com Records: Cashion 12-2, 6-0 District A-5 (first); Stratford 14-0, 6-0 District A-4 (first) How they got here: First round: Cashion 50, Morrison 22 — Cashion opened the playoffs with 468 total yards and quarterback Matt Harman accounting for four touchdowns. Stratford 54, Rush Springs 0 — Two long touchdown runs in the first quarter ignited the rout, which was the team’s fourth shutout of the season. Second round: Cashion 50, Ketchum 20 — Harman continued his stellar play, this time accounting for five touchdowns and throwing for 346 yards in the rout. Stratford 47, Hooker 7 — After Hooker got within a touchdown in the third, Stratford responded with five straight touchdowns for the rout. Quarterfinals: Cashion 8, Hollis 6 — In muddy and icy conditions, Harman scored the tying touchdown and go-ahead two-point conversion early in the fourth quarter to pull the big upset. Stratford 40, Rejoice Christian 14 — Locked in yet another tight game, Stratford turned to power football, this time resulting in four unanswered scores for the win. Semifinals: Cashion 32, Ringling 6 — Cashion was dominant on both sides of the ball. The defense really took control of the game, holding Ringling to just 88 rushing yards. Stratford 27, Hominy 0 — Kyle Qualls had a big day, rushing for 185 yards and two touchdowns as Stratford took control early this time to advance to the title game. Players to watch: Cashion — Matt Harman, QB/LB. Regarded by many as the best quarterback in the class, Harman has a big arm and leadership ability. He entered last week accounting for 58 touchdowns — 48 through the air. Josh Hampton, WR. Harman’s top target, the former Piedmont standout has come into his own with the Wildcats. He entered last week with 1,744 yards and 26 touchdown receptions. Stratford — Kyle Qualls, RB. An elusive running back, Qualls has rushed for 1,842 yards and 25 touchdowns this season in the team’s run-heavy offense. Matt Blackburn, QB. Stratford tends to run it often, but when it passes Blackburn has been pretty good. He’s completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,620 yards and 20 touchdowns. Storylines: Cashion — Stop the run. The Wildcats’ defense has been stout in the postseason, particularly last week against Ringling’s run attack. Stop Qualls and Co., and the offense might have enough to pull the upset. Stratford — The defense will really be challenged by Harman, who has shown an ability to find a way to get things done this postseason at all costs. If he’s contained, the Cashion offense will likely sputter. The pick: Stratford 32, Cashion 28
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for the final week of the season: Last week's record: 10-2 (83.3 pct.) Overall record: 1,520-365 (80.6 pct.) *All games Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Dec 11, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for the final week of the season: Last week's record: 10-2 (83.3 pct.) Overall record: 1,520-365 (80.6 pct.) *All games Saturday at 1 p.m. Class 3A Championship At Stillwater High School Heritage Hall 42, Lincoln Christian 38 Class 2A Championship At Owasso High School Adair 28, Haskell 21 Class A Championship At Choctaw High School Stratford 35, Cashion 32
Dec 10, 2015
“It speaks a lot to what kind of heart our kids have,” coach Lynn Shackelford said. “We’ve had the injury bug a little bit, but not as bad as some people. If we were to lose two or three, we’d get pretty thin in a hurry."
Cashion's roster is short on players, not talent
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Dec 10, 2015CASHION — It's not unusual for a Class A football team to only dress 22 players on game day. It's incredibly unusual, however, for a team to do it in December. Yet that's how many players Cashion coach Lynn Shackelford suited up for his team's semifinal victory over Ringling last week. And it was just 21 the week before against Hollis. Conversely, Hollis brought 45 players to Cashion, and Ringling was in the mid-30s. “Coach always tells us he'd take our 22 and go face anybody,” quarterback Matt Harman said. The only team left to face is No. 1 Stratford, which will suit up nearly 40 for the Class A title game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Choctaw High School. “It speaks a lot to what kind of heart our kids have,” Shackelford said. “We've had the injury bug a little bit, but not as bad as some people. If we were to lose two or three, we'd get pretty thin in a hurry. “It's a war of attrition to play 15 weeks to win a gold ball. At this point, it's about who has the best 11 who are still upright.” Stratford is 14-0, its best season in school history. The previous best was a 12-3 season in 2010 in which the Bulldogs played for the state title. Before that, Stratford had only won more than 10 twice since it started football in 1966. Cashion (12-2) is playing for the state title for the second consecutive year, following a 28-0 loss to Thomas last year. The Wildcats have three state titles, in 1977, 1979 and 1981 — all at the eight-man level. After a 1-2 start, it began to look less likely that a return to the finals was possible for Cashion. Harman has powered an offense that has scored 40 points or more 11 times this season. The junior has thrown for 3,241 yards and 48 touchdowns with 10 interceptions, completing 71.5 percent of his passes. He says the roster size has actually benefitted the team's chemistry down the stretch. “We've become such a tight-knit group of guys, and that makes it real special,” Harman said. “We've really developed since those losses, and we're a completely new team now.” A small roster isn't the only size issue Cashion has had to overcome this year, either. “If you look at us, we're tiny out there,” Shackelford said. “But man, they play hard and they want to win. And more than anything, they kind of believe they're pretty good right now. And a lot of times, that's 90 percent of it.”
With a trio of football state championship games left to be played, Fox Sports Oklahoma and the OSSAA announced the broadcast schedule for Saturday’s action. The Class 3A championship game between Heritage Hall and Lincoln Christian at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stillwater will be televised on Fox Sports Oklahoma. To accommodate the coverage, the Oklahoma men’s basketball game against Oral Roberts will...
OSSAA announces broadcast plans for Saturday's football championship games
scott wright | Dec 9, 2015With a trio of football state championship games left to be played, Fox Sports Oklahoma and the OSSAA announced the broadcast schedule for Saturday’s action. The Class 3A championship game between Heritage Hall and Lincoln Christian at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stillwater will be televised on Fox Sports Oklahoma. To accommodate the coverage, the Oklahoma men’s basketball game against Oral Roberts will be moved to Fox Sports Oklahoma Plus. Mike Ziegenhorn (play-by-play), Mark Rodgers (analyst) and Chris Callahan (sideline reporter) will call the game. The Class 2A title game between Adair and Haskell, set for 1 p.m. at Owasso, can be viewed for free online at FoxSportsOklahoma.com or on mobile devices using the Fox Sports Go mobile app. Al Jerkens (play-by-play) and Deer Creek head coach Grant Gower (analyst) will call the game. The Class A final between Cashion and Stratford at 1 p.m. Saturday from Choctaw High School will be available on the NFHS Network. Visit www.nfhsnetwork.com for information about the network’s subscription packages. Matt Jenkins will call the game.
One week remains in the high school football season with three state championships remaining. Six were decided this week, and fans across the state can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance from every championship and semifinal game. The weekly Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in...
VOTE: The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll
Jacob Unruh,scott wright | Dec 6, 2015One week remains in the high school football season with three state championships remaining. Six were decided this week, and fans across the state can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance from every championship and semifinal game. The weekly Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in your own candidate in the comments section, where you can tell us why your choice deserves Player of the Week honors. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday and the results of the poll will appear in Thursday's print editions. Here are the candidates: Gabe Barton, Altus: After missing a 53-yard field goal and an extra-point attempt, Barton made the game-winning 40-yard field goal as time expired in the Class 5A championship, a 31-28 win over Collinsville. He actually made the kick twice due to Collinsville calling timeout before the first attempt. B.J. Bradbury, Adair: What didn’t Bradbury do during Adair’s 44-14 rout of Chisholm in a Class 2A semifinal? He passed for 190 yards, ran for 169 and accounted for three touchdowns. He also had three interceptions while playing defense. Braxton Bruce, Shattuck: The running back had a big night as Shattuck returned to the top of Class C with a 60-14 win over Coyle for the school’s first title since 2011. Bruce rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns. Case Cochran, Cashion: As Cashion dominated Ringling on both sides of the ball in a 32-6 Class A semifinal win, Cochran stood out on both sides. He caught four passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns, while also recording a sack and recovering a fumble. Nikia Jones, Wagoner: The 6-foot-4 receiver drew up his own game-winning play, catching a 5-yard pass in the end zone with 58 seconds remaining to lift Wagoner past Oologah 15-14 for a second straight Class 4A title. He finished with four catches for 69 yards and two scores. Tre Lang, Haskell: Facing a 13-0 deficit in the second half, Lang accounted for three touchdowns to lift Haskell past Prague 20-13 in a Class 2A semifinal. He finished with 137 yards on the ground and 86 through the air. Tevin McDaniel, Heritage Hall: Friday’s 49-21 rout of Lone Grove in the Class 3A semifinals became the McDaniel Show. He accounted for four touchdowns and rushed for 129 yards, while also making numerous plays on defense. Kyle Qualls, Stratford: The running back overpowered Hominy in a 27-0 win in a Class A semifinal with 185 yards and two touchdowns on runs of 5 and 20 yards early in the game to give his team control. Nic Roller, Bixby: The bruising running back rushed for 164 yards and four touchdowns to help Bixby beat Sand Springs 38-28 for a second straight Class 6A-II title just four weeks after the Sandites held Roller to 44 yards. Rueben Thompson, Jenks: The running back had a huge game, rushing for 117 yards and three touchdowns in Jenks’ 35-14 win over Broken Arrow for a fourth straight state championship. He scored twice in the first eight minutes to give the Trojans control. Jordan West, Davenport: For the second straight week, West had a big night. He scored twice on the ground and totaled 75 yards for the Bulldogs in a 26-14 win over Keota for the Class B championship. Micah Wilson, Lincoln Christian: The numbers didn’t pop off the page like usual for the Boise State commitment, but he still delivered in a 39-14 win over Jones in a Class 3A state semifinal. Wilson threw for 132 yards and three touchdowns, while also rushing for 79 yards on nine carries.
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Saturday evening that next week’s Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A state championship football games are all next Saturday at 1 p.m. In Class 3A, defending champion Heritage Hall faces Lincoln Christian at Stillwater High School. The Class 2A game between Haskell and Adair is scheduled to be played at Owasso High School. In Class A,...
OSSAA sets remaining football championships for Saturday, Dec. 12
Jacob Unruh | Dec 5, 2015The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Saturday evening that next week’s Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A state championship football games are all next Saturday at 1 p.m. In Class 3A, defending champion Heritage Hall faces Lincoln Christian at Stillwater High School. The Class 2A game between Haskell and Adair is scheduled to be played at Owasso High School. In Class A, last year’s state runner-up Cashion faces Stratford at Choctaw High School.
Dec 4, 2015
The Wildcats will face the winner of Saturday’s Stratford-Hominy game next week at a netural site.
High school football: Cashion returning to Class A title game after defeat of Ringling
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Dec 4, 2015NOBLE — With a dry, artificial turf field, Cashion coach Lynn Shackelford felt free. A week after needing a four-wheel-drive offense to get through the mud in a win over Hollis, Shackelford could go back to coaching his team the way he had all year. The result was a dominant performance on both sides of the ball in a 32-6 win over previously unbeaten Ringling on Friday night in the Class A state semifinals at Noble High School. “It was a lot easier to call plays this week. We had a lot more things we could do,” Shackelford said. “At the end of the first half, we started running the ball a little bit and decided to try to stick with it in the second half. We had success, the clock was rolling and they weren't scoring, so we stuck with it.” Cashion returns to the Class A title game for the second straight year, and just the second time since winning the last of its three state championships in 1981. The Wildcats will face the winner of Saturday's Stratford-Hominy game next week at a netural site. The Cashion defense might've been the real hero, however, allowing just 88 rushing yards to Ringling's power run game. Shackelford credited his defensive coordinator, Tony Wood, for having his team prepared. “Coach Wood had a really good plan and he was really confident about it,” Shackelford said. “More than anything, our kids trust that he's gonna have a good plan and put them in position to be successful. “Our defensive line did a great job keeping the blockers off our linebackers and not letting Ringling just grind out three or four yards at a time.” Cashion quarterback Matt Harman passed for 169 yards and two touchdowns Friday, and rushed for 101 and two scores as the Wildcats (12-2) won their 11th straight game after a 1-2 start. Running back Blakely Liebmann had 102 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, and tight end Case Cochran caught four passes for 119 yards with touchdown receptions of 48 and 25 yards. “Our run-pass option stuff was a big emphasis tonight,” Harman said. “We were trying to get the ball to Josh Hampton, but they were really covering him well, so we had to do some different things. “Case really stepped up tonight. I love throwing him the ball.” Cochran also came up with a crucial quarterback sack in the first half and a fumble recovery among Cashion's four takeaways in the second half. “Early in the season, a lot of people doubted us,” he said. “Nobody thought we could do this, but we overcame it and we're going to state now.”
Dec 3, 2015
Football keeps the Cochran family busy, whether it's at the high school or college levels.
Friday Night Lights: Cochrans are Cashion's first family of football
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Dec 3, 2015CASHION — The tales of Chris Cochran's days as a football player at Cashion in the early 1980s are a never-ending source of entertainment for his family. “He claims he was pretty good, but I don't know,” Trae Cochran said with a smile and a glance over his shoulder, hoping his father heard him. Trae is the third of Chris and Kerry Cochran's four sons. For them, the stories of dad's football accomplishments have become more folktale than history lesson. Chris' 50-yard touchdown in the 1981 Class C championship game — Cashion's last of three state titles — is the perfect example. Chris has told the story before, but when it comes time to provide visual proof, he can't back it up. “Back in those days, we filmed our games on those big 16-millimeter reels, one for the first half and one for the second half,” Chris said. “I scored right before halftime. “When you watch the film, you see me get the ball, then the film runs out and you don't see the rest of the play. I think my wife will vouch for me, though.” Sometimes, Chris must feel like he just can't win. On the football field these days, it seems like his boys can't lose. Trae is a junior wide receiver, and younger brother Case is a sophomore, playing tight end and defensive end for Cashion. They'll both start for the Wildcats at 7 p.m. Friday against Ringling in the Class A semifinals at Noble High School. Their oldest brother, Cayden, is the quarterbacks coach at West Georgia, which is competing in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals at 11 a.m. Saturday, hosting Tuskegee in Carrollton, Ga. And Cale is a graduate assistant at Emporia State, which also is still alive in the D-II playoffs, facing Northwest Missouri State at 1 p.m. Saturday at Maryville, Mo. If West Georgia and Emporia win this week, they'll face each other in the semifinals. And of course, if Cashion wins on Friday, it'll reach the Class A finals for the second straight year. It makes for some busy but fun weekends for the family. “We get spread a little thin sometimes,” Kerry said. “It's great and a little bit heart-wrenching at the same time, because I know how much the boys miss each other. “But we wouldn't have it any other way. It's exciting that they're all still playing in December.” THE FAMILY CHEERLEADER Chris and Kerry were high school sweethearts, the star running back and the cheerleader. Kerry can't begin to count how many Cashion games she's seen in her lifetime. “I've always had somebody out there to cheer for,” she said. Now that Cayden and Cale are coaching at D-II schools, it's harder to keep up with their games. Sometimes the family can pull up a video feed on a computer or cell phone. “It's tricky because sometimes our Internet in Cashion isn't always the strongest,” Case said. “We can usually get the audio at least, so we all gather around and try to listen to the games.” With all of the boys' teams winning playoff games over Thanksgiving weekend, the holiday seemed extra special — and not just because of football. Earlier this year, Kerry had a cancer scare that required surgery on her colon at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. “She's the toughest one of the bunch,” Chris said. “Something like that puts things in perspective, and makes us appreciate some of these experiences even more. We have a lot to be thankful for.” CASHION'S FOOTBALL FAMILY When Lynn Shackelford was hired as the Cashion head coach, Cayden was in seventh grade. He's been coaching Cochran boys his entire tenure. “You could probably go to any small town and there's probably a name that is synonymous with football and success,” Shackelford said. “Here, the Cochran name is pretty good. The kids have been a great part of our program. Chris and Kerry have been incredible with their support.” Chris coached the boys' youth teams when they were growing up in Cashion. “There's no better sport,” he said. “We wanted them to play, because of the life lessons it teaches them and all the side benefits. “Then getting older, playing with their buddies, holding each other accountable, reaching for goals. It's something we wanted them to experience.” Being one year apart, Case and Trae have almost always been on the same team, and will have one more season together. “I'm gonna miss it after he graduates and I'm a senior,” Case said. “It's not gonna be the same.” Though only two of the four boys are still at home, the Cochran house always seems to fill up with football players on weekends. “We always have boys coming over,” Kerry said. “We can sleep about 12 at our house, so we have football players showing up. It's a lot of fun. “We feel blessed to live in Cashion. We wouldn't want to live anywhere else. It's home and we love it.”
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 12-8 (60.0 pct.) Overall record: 1,510-363 (80.6 pct.) Class 6A-I Championship At University of Tulsa Friday, 7 p.m. Jenks 30, Broken Arrow 24 Class 6A-II Championship At Tulsa Union Friday, 7 p.m. Bixby 42, Sand Springs 35 ...
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Dec 3, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 12-8 (60.0 pct.) Overall record: 1,510-363 (80.6 pct.) Class 6A-I Championship At University of Tulsa Friday, 7 p.m. Jenks 30, Broken Arrow 24 Class 6A-II Championship At Tulsa Union Friday, 7 p.m. Bixby 42, Sand Springs 35 Class 5A Championship At Yukon Saturday, 1 p.m. Altus 35, Collinsville 28 Class 4A Championship At Owasso Friday, 7 p.m. Wagoner 31, Oologah 27 Class 3A Semifinals At Moore Friday, 7 p.m. Heritage Hall 48, Lone Grove 38 At Stillwater Saturday, 1 p.m. Lincoln Christian 28, Jones 24 Class 2A Semifinals At Beggs Friday, 7 p.m. Prague 26, Haskell 20 At Sand Springs Saturday at 1 p.m. Adair 28, Chisholm 21 Class A Semifinals At Noble Friday, 7 p.m. Cashion 34, Ringling 30 At Choctaw Saturday, 1 p.m. Stratford 38, Hominy 31 Class B Championship At Muskogee Friday, 7 p.m. Davenport 50, Keota 46 Class C Championship At Newcastle Saturday, 6 p.m. Coyle 28, Shattuck 26
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday morning kickoff times and locations for Saturday’s high school football playoff games. Seven games were completed Monday night, finalizing the pairings for Saturday. The Class 5A championship game was already set for 1 p.m. at Yukon High School. Altus beat McGuinness 49-35 on Monday to advance to face Collinsville. The Class...
OSSAA sets times, locations for Saturday's playoff games
Jacob Unruh | Dec 1, 2015The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday morning kickoff times and locations for Saturday’s high school football playoff games. Seven games were completed Monday night, finalizing the pairings for Saturday. The Class 5A championship game was already set for 1 p.m. at Yukon High School. Altus beat McGuinness 49-35 on Monday to advance to face Collinsville. The Class C championship between Coyle and Shattuck is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Newcastle High School, and the Class B championship between Davenport and Keota remains at 7 p.m. Friday in Muskogee. The Class 3A semifinal between Lincoln Christian and Jones is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Stillwater High School. The other semifinal between Heritage Hall and Lone Grove remains at 7 p.m. Friday at Moore High School. The Class 2A semifinal between Chisholm and Adair is set for 1 p.m. at Sand Springs High School. Haskell and Prague are still on for 7 p.m. Friday at Beggs High School. The Class A semifinal between Hominy and Stratford is at 1 p.m. at Choctaw High School. Cashion and Ringling remain on schedule for 7 p.m. Friday at Noble High School. Also, Class 6A returns to action this week with the Division I championship game between Jenks and Broken Arrow at 7 p.m. Friday at the University of Tulsa. Division II’s championship between Bixby and Sand Springs is at 7 p.m. Friday at Tulsa Union.
Nov 27, 2015
Thanks to consistent rain over the last two days, Cashion’s field quickly turned to a mud pit. Water puddled along the sidelines, and icicles hung from the metal railing at the front of the bleachers.
High school football: Cashion pulls muddy upset over Hollis
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Nov 27, 2015CASHION — With mud splattered across his cheeks and his body shivering, Parker Payahsape's huge smile was close to becoming literally frozen on his face Friday afternoon. Payahsape and his Cashion teammates had prevailed 8-6 over second-ranked Hollis in disastrously bad conditions, sealing their spot in the Class A football semifinals for the second straight year. Thanks to consistent rain over the last two days, Cashion's field quickly turned to a mud pit. Water puddled along the sidelines, and icicles hung from the metal railing at the front of the bleachers. On a day made for sitting inside by the fire, the eighth-ranked Wildcats were instead locked in a sloppy slugfest with a Hollis team that was bigger, stronger and better designed for bad weather. “That was one of the toughest games I've ever played in,” said Payahsape, a starting linebacker. “I kept telling the guys to dig in deep. We were playing good, and we just had to keep working at it.” With Cashion's offense spinning its wheels in the messy conditions, coach Lynn Shackelford knew he needed to do something drastic — something like calling a play his team had never run before, and only practiced a few times a couple weeks ago. And he didn't just call it once, but six straight times, putting the ball in quarterback Matt Harman's hands to go get a victory. Early in the fourth quarter, Harman scored on a 2-yard touchdown run, then added what turned out to be the game-winning points when he dove in on a two-point conversion — the fifth and sixth times he ran the new play. The play was a simple quarterback run out of the pistol formation, with two backs lined up to Harman's left, one ahead of him and one behind. Everyone blocked, and Harman looked for a hole. “We got in a formation we'd never run before and ran a play we'd never run before, but it was working,” Shackelford said. “We ran it in practice a couple weeks ago in case we needed a short-yardage package. “The offensive line did a good job getting some push, and Matt did a good job being patient, finding a hole and holding onto the football.” Hollis scored on the third play of the game when quarterback Gunnar Ewing got free for a 46-yard TD run and a 6-0 lead. It looked like it might be an easy win for Hollis, with its overpowering offensive line and big running backs. But the mud negated some of Hollis' outside rushing attack, and Cashion crashed down on the inside run game, allowing only 95 rushing yards the rest of the game. The weather was even harder on Cashion's spread offense that usually averages more than 30 pass attempts per game. The Wildcats' first 10 throws were incomplete, with Harman finishing 5-of-17 for 46 yards with one interception. “It was difficult to do our regular stuff, so we had to change the game plan a little bit,” Harman said. “The conditions were awful. I'm just glad we came out with the win.” Cashion advances to the Class A semifinals, where it will face Ringling at a neutral site to be determined by the OSSAA. Like Hollis on Friday, Ringling will head into next week's game undefeated, presenting yet another challenge for Cashion. “We're small in numbers, we're small in size,” Shackelford said, “but our hearts are enormous. I couldn't be more proud of our kids.”
Here is the updated scheduled for the this week's playoff matchups across the state, along with the Class 6A championship games scheduled for Dec. 4. Note: All games at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-1 Friday, Dec. 4 at University of Tulsa Broken Arrow (11-1) vs. Jenks (10-1), 7 p.m. Class 6A-II Friday, Dec. 4 at Tulsa Union Sand Springs (7-4) vs. Bixby (8-4), 7 p.m. Class...
Updated high school football playoff pairings
Jacob Unruh | Nov 22, 2015Here is the updated scheduled for the this week's playoff matchups across the state, along with the Class 6A championship games scheduled for Dec. 4. Note: All games at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-1 Friday, Dec. 4 at University of Tulsa Broken Arrow (11-1) vs. Jenks (10-1), 7 p.m. Class 6A-II Friday, Dec. 4 at Tulsa Union Sand Springs (7-4) vs. Bixby (8-4), 7 p.m. Class 5A Friday at Owasso Collinsville (7-4) vs. Skiatook (12-0), 7 p.m. at Cameron Stadium in Lawton McGuinness (10-2) vs. Altus (11-1), 7 p.m. Class 4A at Jenks Cascia Hall (7-4) vs. Wagoner (12-0), 7 p.m. at Glenpool Oologah (10-2) vs. Poteau (12-0), 7 p.m. Class 3A Hilldale (12-0) at Heritage Hall (12-0) Locust Grove (12-0) at Lone Grove (9-3), 1 p.m. Lincoln Christian (12-0) at Sulphur (9-3), 7 p.m. Jones (12-0) at Roland (11-1), 7 p.m. Class 2A Vian (12-0) at Chisholm (12-0) Adair (11-1) at Davis (9-3), 7 p.m. Kingston (10-1) at Haskell (11-1) Washington (11-1) at Prague (8-4) Class A Hominy (11-1) at Mooreland (12-0), 7 p.m. Rejoice Christian (9-3) at Stratford (12-0) Hollis (12-0) at Cashion (10-2) Ringling (10-0) at Talihina (10-1) Class B at Beggs Dewar (11-1) vs. Davenport (12-0), 7 p.m. at McAlester Weleetka (9-3) vs. Keota (11-0), 7 p.m. Class C at Enid Cherokee (11-0) vs. Coyle (12-0), 7 p.m. at Southwestern Oklahoma State Grandfield (11-0) vs. Shattuck (10-1), 7 p.m.
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 75-11 (87.2 pct.) Overall record: 1,469-340 (81.2 pct.
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Nov 19, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 75-11 (87.2 pct.) Overall record: 1,469-340 (81.2 pct.) *All games Friday unless noted Class 6A-I Semifinals Edmond Santa Fe 28, Broken Arrow 24 (at Yukon) Jenks 35, Tulsa Union 31 (at Owasso) Class 6A-II Semifinals Tulsa Washington 21, Sand Springs 17 (at Sapulpa) Bartlesville 42, Bixby 28 (at Owasso Saturday) Class 5A Quarterfinals LAWTON MAC 28, Collinsville 14 SKIATOOK 24, Deer Creek 21 McAlester 22, McGUINNESS 17 Altus 35, COWETA 28 Class 4A Quarterfinals ANADARKO 20, Cascia Hall 14 WAGONER 40, Clinton 31 Oologah 27, WEATHERFORD 24 POTEAU 35, Harrah 34 Class 3A Second Round HERITAGE HALL 42, Plainview 34 HILLDALE 35, Seq. Tahlequah 20 Meeker 42, LONE GROVE 38 LOCUST GROVE 49, Berryhill 35 LINCOLN CHR. 48, Idabel 13 JOHN MARSHALL 28, Sulphur 21 Victory Christian 38, ROLAND 34 JONES 21, Douglass 14 Class 2A Second Round CHISHOLM 28, Lindsay 7 VIAN 30, Colcord 20 DAVIS 40, Millwood 32 ADAIR 44, Stroud 34 Haskell 31, OKEMAH 26 LUTHER 42, Kingston 28 Prague 36, HULBERT 28 WASHINGTON 28, Hennessey 27 Class A Second Round MOORELAND 28, Healdton 8 HOMINY 24, Fairland 21 STRATFORD 45, Hooker 30 Crescent 26, REJOICE CHR. 21 CASHION 42, Ketchum 27 HOLLIS 35, Minco 28 Kiefer 28, TALIHINA 22 RINGLING 21, Thomas 14 Class B Quarterfinals SEILING 42, Dewar 36 DAVENPORT 56, Geary 48 ALEX 34, Weleetka 20 KEOTA 46, Pioneer 34 Class C Quarterfinals CHEROKEE 38, Timberlake 28 COYLE 42, Tipton 36 GRANDFIELD 28, DC-Lamont 26 FOX 48, Shattuck 34 *Home team in CAPS
Nov 16, 2015
Here are the pairings for the second week of the high school football playoffs: Note: Class 6A neutral site, date and time TBA. Classes 5A-C games are 7:30 Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-I Semifinals Broken Arrow (10-1) vs. Ed. Santa Fe (7-4), 7 p.m. Friday at Yukon Tulsa Union (9-2) vs. Jenks (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday at Owasso Class 6A-II Semifinals Tulsa Washington (10-0)...
High school football: Week 2 playoff pairings
scott wright,Jacob Unruh | Nov 16, 2015Here are the pairings for the second week of the high school football playoffs: Note: Class 6A neutral site, date and time TBA. Classes 5A-C games are 7:30 Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-I Semifinals Broken Arrow (10-1) vs. Ed. Santa Fe (7-4), 7 p.m. Friday at Yukon Tulsa Union (9-2) vs. Jenks (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday at Owasso Class 6A-II Semifinals Tulsa Washington (10-0) vs. Sand Springs (6-4), 7 p.m. Friday at Sapulpa Bixby (7-4) vs. Bartlesville (10-1), 1 p.m. Saturday at Owasso Class 5A Quarterfinals Collinsville (6-4) at Lawton Mac (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Deer Creek (8-3) at Skiatook (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday McAlester (10-1) at McGuinness (9-2) Altus (10-1) at Coweta (7-3) Class 4A Quarterfinals Cascia Hall (6-4) at Anadarko (8-2) Clinton (6-5) at Wagoner (11-0) Oologah (9-2) at Weatherford (8-3) Harrah (7-3) at Poteau (11-0) Class 3A Second Round Plainview (9-2) at Heritage Hall (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Seq. Tahlequah (7-4) at Hilldale (11-0) Meeker (9-2) at Lone Grove (8-3) Berryhill (7-3) at Locust Grove (11-0) Idabel (7-4) at Lincoln Christian (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Sulphur (8-3) at John Marshall (10-1) Victory Christian (9-1) at Roland (10-1), 7 p.m. Friday Douglass (8-3) at Jones (11-0) Class 2A Second Round Lindsay (10-1) at Chisholm (11-0) Colcord (8-3) at Vian (9-2) Millwood (6-2) at Davis (8-3) Stroud (10-1) at Adair (10-1) Haskell (10-1) at Okemah (8-3) Kingston (9-1) at Luther (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Prague (7-4) at Hulbert (8-3) Hennessey (7-4) at Washington (10-1) Class A Second Round Healdton (7-4) at Mooreland (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Fairland (7-3) at Hominy (10-1) Hooker (8-3) at Stratford (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Crescent (7-4) at Rejoice Christian (8-3) Ketchum (9-2) at Cashion (9-2) Minco (10-1) at Hollis (11-0) Kiefer (10-1) at Talihina (9-1) Thomas (9-2) at Ringling (9-0) Class B Quarterfinals Dewar (10-1) at Seiling (10-1) Geary (10-1) at Davenport (11-0) Weleetka (8-3) at Alex (11-0) Pioneer (8-3) at Keota (10-0) Class C Quarterfinals Timberlake (7-4) at Cherokee (10-0) Tipton (8-2) at Coyle (11-0) DC-Lamont (10-1) at Grandfield (10-0) Shattuck (9-1) at Fox (11-0)
Nov 14, 2015
Mustang upset Broken Arrow in the first round of the playoffs last season but the Broncos couldn’t repeat the feat Friday night in a 24-17 loss to the Tigers.
High school football playoff rewind: Mustang comes up short against Broken Arrow
Compiled by Ed Godfrey | Nov 14, 2015Mustang upset Broken Arrow in the first round of the playoffs last season but the Broncos couldn't repeat the feat Friday night in a 24-17 loss to the Tigers. With the game tied 10-10 in the third quarter, Broken Arrow cashed in on an 80-yard touchdown pass after Mustang missed a short field goal that would have given the Broncos the lead. Star running back Jamall Shaw then hauled in a 36-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter for a 24-10 Broken Arrow lead. Mustang rallied with quarterback Chandler Garrett tossing an 8-yard touchdown pass to get the Broncos within 24-17 with more than four minutes left. Mustang had one more shot to tie the game before Broken Arrow's defense stuffed a Bronco drive in the final minute. HERITAGE HALL CRUSHES BLANCHARD Defending state champion Heritage Hall opened up the 2015 postseason by rolling over Blanchard, 49-7, in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. Unbeaten Heritage Hall led 49-0 at halftime as sophomore quarterback Blake Adams tossed three touchdown passes, two to senior wide receiver Tevin McDaniel of 21 and 54 yards. Senior running back Terrell Love rushed for 91 yards on 12 carries and scored two touchdowns for the Chargers. Blanchard ended its season at 7-4. HARMAN ACCOUNTS FOR FOUR TOUCHDOWNS IN CASHION WIN Quarterback Matt Harman rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as the Wildcats trounced Morrison, 50-22, in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Harman scored on runs of 5, 69, and 1 while tossing a 19-yard scoring strike to Ryan Harrel. Trae Cochran returned a punt 67 yards for another Wildcats' score. Matthew Pharrow and Blakely Liebman also had touchdown runs for Cashion, which compiled 468 yards of total offense. STANDLEE CARRIES MEEKER PAST PERKINS Jake Standlee gained 197 yards on the ground and rushed for two touchdowns to lead Meeker to a 27-13 victory over Perkins in a Class 3A playoff game. Standlee scored on runs of 10 and 8 yards and carried the ball 27 times in the game. Levi Bagwell returned a punt 80 yards for a score and caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Michael Nolen for the Bulldogs. Meeker improved to 9-2 on the season. Perkins finished its season at 6-5. JONES EDGES MARLOW Quarterback Brandon George's 4-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter lifted Jones over Marlow, 21-14, in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. George also threw two second quarter touchdown passes — a 32-yard scoring strike to Dalton May and a 10-yard touchdown pass to Sean Shaw — as the Longhorns and Marlow were tied 14-14 at halftime. The game was tight despite Jones rolling up 485 yards of total offense to Marlow's 171 yards. HALSTEAD HAS BIG NIGHT FOR MINCO Tucker Halstead rushed for three touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass as Minco downed Velma-Alma, 41-27, in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Halstead ran for 141 yards and three touchdowns and also had two catches for 93 yards and a score. Halstead found the end zone on runs of 50, 4 and 18 yards while hauling in a 75-yard scoring reception from quarterback Hunter Jones, who was 13 of 21 passing for 224 yards and two touchdowns. Jones also had 60 yards rushing on seven carries. JOHNS SCORES FOUR TOUCHDOWNS FOR HENNESSEY Running back Tabor Johns rushed for four touchdowns to lead Hennessey past Christian Heritage, 45-34, in a Class 2A first round playoff game. Johns scored on runs of 2, 30, 64 and 58 yards. Johns' last two touchdowns came after Christian Heritage had taken a 27-24 lead on 50-yard scoring pass from Camden Cargill to Joseph Lemieux. Lemieux scored four touchdowns in the game for Christian Heritage, including three on short-yard runs near the goal line. The Eagles' Zane Hugaboom tossed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Dayton Wymore and also scored Hennessey's final touchdown on a 10-yard run. WRIGHT SCORES FOUR TIMES TO LEAD LUTHER Luther remained unbeaten by routing Alva, 49-12, in a Class 2A playoff game. The Lions led 40-0 at halftime. Maurice Wright had two touchdowns rushing and receiving, scoring on runs of 29 and 18 yards while catching touchdown passes of 35 and 67 yards from Chad Pridemore, who had three scores through the air.
Friday Night Lights: Mired in tragedy and poverty as a youngster, Geary football coach Steven Wilson found a path to successNov 12, 2015
Wilson can relate to players who are going through similar situations, inspires them to succeed on and off the football field.
Friday Night Lights: Mired in tragedy and poverty as a youngster, Geary football coach Steven Wilson found a path to success
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Nov 12, 2015GEARY — Every morning for a few straight months, Steven Wilson woke up before school, trudged across the yard to his grandmother's house, and returned with breakfast for his sick mother. In the evening, he'd do it again at dinnertime. That's a lot of responsibility for a 5-year-old boy. Wilson grew up amid a constant overflow of tragedy and poverty. He lost both parents before he turned 7, and spent the next 10 years living in a two-bedroom mobile home with his grandmother and four other children. That could've been his life. Poor and struggling and fighting to get through every day. But Wilson, with the help of a few vitally important individuals, found another path. On Friday night, Wilson will coach the Geary Bison in the biggest football game the school has played in more than 20 years, if not much longer. Geary will host Turpin at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class B playoffs. Before Wilson arrived last season, the Bison hadn't been to the postseason since 1991. Now they've been two years in a row, with this year's team winning its first nine games before losing to No. 1 Alex last week. No one at the school can recall a coach who's won as many football games in their career at Geary as Wilson has done in just two seasons. He was the perfect person at the perfect time to turn the Geary football program around. A WRESTLING TOWN Geary is a tiny farming town of about 1,300 people, surrounded by wheat fields for miles, sitting just north of Interstate 40 about 50 miles west of Oklahoma City. Yet it's the home to a nationally known wrestling tournament. The Geary Invitational brings teams hundreds of miles to this little community to compete in the tradition-rich event that is going on its 73rd year. From a sports perspective, wrestling has been all that's mattered here for a long, long time. “When I got here, everybody was gung-ho about wrestling,” said junior quarterback Haden Glasgow, who moved to Geary as a freshman when his father, Todd, was hired as the superintendent. “Football wasn't a big deal. Football was just their offseason for wrestling.” Before last season, Todd Glasgow was searching for a new football coach, and Wilson emerged as an intriguing candidate. He had never been a head coach before. He hadn't even been a paid assistant. He spent one year as a lay coach at Cashion. Yet Wilson seemed like an ideal fit, because Geary kids face a lot of the same obstacles Wilson did growing up in Kingfisher. Maybe they come from low-income families or broken homes. Maybe they're raised by family members other than their parents. “In researching his background, it matches up well with a lot of the kids in the Geary community,” Glasgow said. “It was just a perfect fit. We knew we had good players. We needed somebody who was going to mold them and spend time with them. “When you get close with kids, they start to share the stories of their background. He's shared stories of his experiences with the team, or certain stories just with certain individuals, when he realizes the situation they're in. And it helps them realize that it doesn't matter, you've got to keep giving your best effort every day in whatever you're doing.” WILSON'S STORY Not long after Wilson was born, his father went to prison. While inside, he contracted AIDS. Following his release, he infected his wife as well. Shortly after that, he took Wilson and moved to Florida. Wilson doesn't remember exactly how long he lived there. A year, maybe two. But he remembers being physically and emotionally abused by a family member there. And he remembers how happy he was when he got to move back home to Kingfisher with his mother, Kim Clark. She was gravely ill by that time, and didn't have a lot of money. They lived in the backyard of Wilson's grandmother's home, in a trailer — not a mobile home with a kitchen, living room and bedrooms, but the type of trailer that hitches to the back of a pickup to be driven to a campsite. “I knew she was sick, but I didn't really understand all of it,” Wilson said. “She wouldn't let me drink after her or eat after her, because we didn't really know a lot about AIDS or how easily it could be spread. It was kind of a new illness at the time in the early ‘90s.” Wilson helped care for his mother in the last months before her death. In Florida, his father died a few months later. Wilson and his half-sister moved in with their grandmother, Shirlene Bautwell. She was already caring for three other grandchildren in her two-bedroom mobile home, so space was tight and money was tighter. “We didn't grow up with a lot,” Wilson said. “She would never let us go without anything, but we lived with the simplest of things. We bought a lot of clothes at thrift stores and things like that.” Wilson was a talented football player and wrestler in high school. Even tried baseball for a little bit. “That's not where his talent was,” joked Kingfisher coach Stan Blundell, who was an assistant or head coach in all three sports. “He claims he won two wrestling matches when he was in seventh grade. If he did, he must've beat the same kid twice. “But he showed up to every practice, every offseason workout we had. And by his senior year, he went to state and lost in overtime, or he's probably a state champion. It's hard work, dedication, never quitting.” Wilson traveled a similar path as one of his Kingfisher classmates, current NFL linebacker Curtis Lofton. Lofton was raised by his grandmother, while his mother was in and out of prison. Both Lofton and Wilson found some very special people in the Kingfisher community who helped them along the way. For Wilson, it was Amy and Lane Broadbent. He calls them Mom and Dad now, and though they never legally adopted him, they consider him one of their seven children. Amy was a teacher at Kingfisher High School, and met Wilson when he was 15 years old. She was instantly fascinated by his charismatic and caring personality, and his desire to work hard and better himself. “After the first day I had him in class, I came home and told Lane about him,” Amy said. “Then he met our family one night at a ballgame or something. Within a few minutes, he was playing Polly Pockets with our daughter. “From the time we met him, everybody loved him.” During Wilson's senior year at Kingfisher, Bautwell learned she had cancer, and through treatment, was too ill to care for him. So he moved in with the Broadbents. But within a year, Wilson's half-sister had become unable to care for her two children, leaving them with Bautwell. Wilson knew his grandmother couldn't care for the children — a toddler and a pre-teen — on her own, so he moved back in, passing on the opportunity to go to college. After a couple years in that situation, the Broadbents finally convinced Wilson to go to college. He majored in elementary education at Oklahoma State. “They basically put me through college,” Wilson said. “I wouldn't have been able to go if it wasn't for them.” After college, he got on as a lay coach for Lynn Shackelford with the Cashion football team, splitting the year with part-time teaching jobs at Cashion and Kingfisher. Then, one of his friends from Oklahoma State, who was on the wrestling coaching staff at Geary, mentioned his name as a possible football coach. Soon after, he was hired. “Coach Wilson makes everything fun,” junior running back Ross Shawnee said. “If you're not having fun, he's not having fun. That's his way of doing stuff. It makes you want to be out there and be on the team. “He relates to kids who have dealt with things he dealt with growing up. He doesn't want us to have to grow up that way. He wants to see us succeed, and he pushes us in the right direction.” That's not a new quality. Wilson has always been good with kids. In recent years, he's coached youth wrestling and baseball teams, and organized Little League baseball tournaments in Kingfisher. He teaches elementary physical education at Geary. “He has a gift for relating to people, especially children,” Amy Broadbent said. “And he has a gift for looking at the big picture, even with kids at school. He knows how to treat kids knowing the things they're dealing with at home, and not everybody can do that. “He's just a big kid himself in so many ways, because he's just so lovable.” Beyond that, he's proof to the players on his football team or the children in his school that you can overcome the life you've grown up in, no matter how bad it might be, and find success. “His story is different, because he made it,” Shawnee said. “I've heard stories like his, but I haven't heard stories of guys who made it, at least not around my family or people I know. It inspires you.”
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 142-22 (86.6 pct.) Overall record: 1,394-329 (80.
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Nov 12, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 142-22 (86.6 pct.) Overall record: 1,394-329 (80.9) *All games Friday unless noted Class 6A-I Mustang 21, BROKEN ARROW 20 SOUTHMOORE 42, Edmond Santa Fe 38 TULSA UNION 50, Putnam City 21 JENKS 48, Norman North 35 Class 6A-II TULSA WASHINGTON 42, Choctaw 20 Sand Springs 28, STILLWATER 24 LAWTON 30, Bixby 21 (Saturday) BARTLESVILLE 27, Midwest City 20 Class 5A LAWTON MAC 33, Carl Albert 27 Tulsa Kelley 21, COLLINSVILLE 20 SKIATOOK 28, Pryor 7 DEER CREEK 24, Ardmore 20 McGUINNESS 35, Del City 32 McALESTER 40, Tahlequah 12 COWETA 28, Tulsa Memorial 21 ALTUS 21, Guthrie 14 Class 4A ANADARKO 42, Bristow 7 Cascia Hall 31, SALLISAW 30 WAGONER 35, Broken Bow 7 ADA 31, Clinton 28 TUTTLE 27, Weatherford 22 OOLOGAH 35, Metro Christian 20 POTEAU 34, Tulsa McLain 13 Harrah 28, CACHE 27 Class 3A HERITAGE HALL 35, Blanchard 7 Plainview 28, SEMINOLE 24 HILLDALE 42, Sperry 10 STIGLER 22, Seq. Tahlequah 14 LONE GROVE 44, Pauls Valley 20 MEEKER 34, Perkins 26 LOCUST GROVE 50, Eufaula 14 BERRYHILL 35, Beggs 21 LINCOLN CHR. 49, Checotah 8 Idabel 28, WESTVILLE 22 JOHN MARSHALL 34, Kingfisher 13 SULPHUR 28, Purcell 18 ROLAND 27, Seq. Claremore 20 VICTORY CHR. 48, Verdigris 21 JONES 28, Marlow 10 CUSHING 28, Douglass 27 Class 2A CHISHOLM 28, OCS 7 LINDSAY 27, Coalgate 22 VIAN 34, Henryetta 16 NOWATA 20, Colcord 14 DAVIS 49, Lexington 12 MILLWOOD 28, Tonkawa 24 ADAIR 48, Chelsea 8 STROUD 21, Panama 20 OKEMAH 21, Antlers 18 HASKELL 32, Commerce 14 LUTHER 35, Alva 21 KINGSTON 30, Walters 22 WYANDOTTE 36, Hulbert 16 HARTSHORNE 33, Prague 20 WASHINGTON 42, Marietta 7 HENNESSEY 27, CHA 7 Class A MOORELAND 35, Mangum 6 Wynnewood 21, HEALDTON 14 HOMINY 30, Watonga 23 CENTRAL SALLISAW 28, Fairland 20 STRATFORD 44, Rush Springs 14 Hooker 28, CARNEGIE 27 REJOICE CHR. 42, Quinton 12 CRESCENT 22, Drumright 18 CASHION 48, Morrison 21 KETCHUM 21, Porter 14 HOLLIS 35, Fairview 7 MINCO 28, Velma-Alma 21 TALIHINA 26, Afton 12 KIEFER 34, OCA 24 RINGLING 27, Wayne 20 THOMAS 21, Cordell 13 Class B SEILING 48, Allen 20 DEWAR 56, Garber 28 DAVENPORT 52, Caddo 6 GEARY 48, Turpin 44 ALEX 58, Laverne 48 Weleetka 38, DEPEW 30 KEOTA 56, Woodland 8 PIONEER 34, Waurika 22 Class C CHEROKEE 40, Duke 16 Timberlake 28, WEBBERS FALLS 22 COYLE 54, Cave Springs 20 TIPTON 42, Boise City 34 GRANDFIELD 60, Waynoka 16 DC-LAMONT 36, Thackerville 28 FOX 54, Bluejacket 6 SHATTUCK 42, Corn Bible 30 *Home team in CAPS
Nov 9, 2015
Here is a look at the first-round high school football playoff schedule. All games start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday unless otherwise noted. CLASS 6A-I Mustang (7-3) at Broken Arrow (9-1) Edmond Santa Fe (6-4) at Southmoore (9-1), 7 p.m., Friday Putnam City (5-5) at Tulsa Union (8-2) Norman North (7-3) at Jenks (8-1) CLASS 6A-II Choctaw (5-5) at Tulsa Washington (9-0) Sand Springs (5-4) at...
High school football: First-round playoff schedule
FROM STAFF REPORTS | Nov 9, 2015Here is a look at the first-round high school football playoff schedule. All games start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday unless otherwise noted. CLASS 6A-I Mustang (7-3) at Broken Arrow (9-1) Edmond Santa Fe (6-4) at Southmoore (9-1), 7 p.m., Friday Putnam City (5-5) at Tulsa Union (8-2) Norman North (7-3) at Jenks (8-1) CLASS 6A-II Choctaw (5-5) at Tulsa Washington (9-0), 7 p.m., Friday Sand Springs (5-4) at Stillwater (5-5), 7 p.m., Friday Bixby (6-4) at Lawton (8-1), 2 p.m., Saturday Midwest City (6-3) at Bartlesville (9-1) CLASS 5A Carl Albert (6-4) at Lawton MacArthur (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Tulsa Kelley (7-2) at Collinsville (5-4) Pryor (4-6) at Skiatook (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Ardmore (8-2) at Deer Creek (7-3) Del City (6-4) at McGuinness (8-2), 7 p.m., Friday Tahlequah (8-2) at McAlester (9-1) Tulsa Memorial (7-3) at Coweta (6-3), 7 p.m., Friday Guthrie (6-3) at Altus (9-1) CLASS 4A Bristow (4-5) at Anadarko (7-2) Cascia Hall (5-4) at Sallisaw (5-5) Broken Bow (6-4) at Wagoner (10-0) Clinton (5-5) at Ada (6-3) Weatherford (7-3) at Tuttle (10-0) Metro Christian (7-2) at Oologah (8-2) Tulsa McLain (6-4) at Poteau (10-0) Harrah (6-3) at Cache (8-2), 7 p.m., Friday CLASS 3A Blanchard (7-3) at Heritage Hall (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Plainview (8-2) at Seminole (8-2) Sperry (3-7) at Hilldale (10-0) Seq. Tahlequah (6-4) at Stigler (7-3) Pauls Valley (5-5) at Lone Grove (7-3) Perkins-Tryon (6-4) at Meeker (8-2) Eufaula (3-7) at Locust Grove (10-0) Beggs (6-3) at Berryhill (6-3), 7 p.m., Friday Checotah (7-3) at Lincoln Christian (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Idabel (6-4) at Westville (8-2) Kingfisher (4-6) at John Marshall (9-1) Purcell (4-6) at Sulphur (7-3) Seq. Claremore (4-5) at Roland (9-1), 7 p.m., Friday Verdigris (5-5) at Victory Christian (8-1), 7 p.m., Friday Marlow (5-5) at Jones (10-0) Douglass (7-3) at Cushing (8-1) CLASS 2A Oklahoma Christian (4-6) at Chisholm (10-0) Coalgate (6-4) at Lindsay (9-1) Henryetta (5-5) at Vian (8-2), 7 p.m., Friday Colcord (7-3) at Nowata (7-3) Lexington (5-5) at Davis (7-3) Tonkawa (6-4) at Millwood (5-2) Chelsea (4-6) at Adair (9-1), 7 p.m., Friday Panama (8-2) at Stroud (9-1) Antlers (7-3) at Okemah (7-3) Commerce (6-4) at Haskell (9-1) Alva (5-5) at Luther (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Walters (8-2) at Kingston (8-1) Hulbert (7-3) at Wyandotte (8-2) Prague (6-4) at Hartshorne (9-1) Marietta (5-5) at Washington (9-1) Chr. Heritage (5-5) at Hennessey (6-4) CLASS A Mangum (7-3) at Mooreland (10-0), 7 p.m., Friday Wynnewood (5-5) at Healdton (6-4) Watonga (4-6) at Hominy (9-1) Fairland (7-2) at Central Sallisaw (7-3) Rush Springs (3-7) at Stratford (10-0) Hooker (7-3) at Carnegie (6-3) Quinton (5-5) at Rejoice Christian (7-3) Drumright (5-3) at Crescent (6-4) Morrison (6-4) at Cashion (8-2) Porter (4-6) at Ketchum (7-3) Fairview (6-4) at Hollis (10-0) Velma-Alma (8-2) at Minco (9-1) Afton (5-5) at Talihina (8-1) Okla. Christian Aca. (6-4) at Kiefer (9-1) Wayne (6-4) at Ringling (8-0) Cordell (8-2) at Thomas (8-2), 7 p.m., Friday CLASS B Allen (6-4) at Seiling (9-1) Garber (6-4) at Dewar (9-1) Caddo (6-4) at Davenport (10-0) Turpin (8-2) at Geary (9-1) Laverne (8-2) at Alex (10-0) Weleetka (7-3) at Depew (9-1) Woodland (6-4) at Keota (9-0) Waurika (8-2) at Pioneer (7-3) CLASS C Duke (5-5) at Cherokee (9-0) Timberlake (6-4) at Webbers Falls (8-2) Cave Springs (6-3) at Coyle (10-0) Boise City (6-4) at Tipton (7-2) Waynoka (5-4) at Grandfield (9-0) Thackerville (7-3) at Deer Creek-Lamont (9-1) Bluejacket (7-3) at Fox (10-0) Corn Bible (6-3) at Shattuck (8-1)
Favorite for the title: Stratford The Bulldogs have dominated everyone they've played, and they are on the easier side of the bracket, opposite teams like Hollis, Ringling and Cashion. First-round showdown: Cordell at Thomas Thomas is the defending champion, and Cordell was in the mix for a district title until a Week 10 loss to Hollis dropped it to third, setting up the meeting of 8-2 teams in...
High school football: Class A bracket breakdown
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Nov 8, 2015Favorite for the title: Stratford The Bulldogs have dominated everyone they've played, and they are on the easier side of the bracket, opposite teams like Hollis, Ringling and Cashion. First-round showdown: Cordell at Thomas Thomas is the defending champion, and Cordell was in the mix for a district title until a Week 10 loss to Hollis dropped it to third, setting up the meeting of 8-2 teams in the opening round. Team to watch: Mooreland The Bearcats allowed just 34 points in 10 regular-season games, including wins over Cashion and Thomas. Roughest road: Minco The Bulldogs open with a solid Velma-Alma team, then likely face second-ranked Hollis in the second round. If they're fortunate enough to get through that, Cashion could be waiting in the quarterfinals.
Here are the playoff pairings for the first round of the high school football playoffs. All games are at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-I Mustang at Broken Arrow Edmond Santa Fe at Southmoore Putnam City at Tulsa Union Norman North at Jenks Class 6A-II Choctaw at Tulsa Washington Sand Springs at Stillwater Bixby at Lawton, 2 p.m. Saturday Midwest City at Bartlesville Class...
High school football playoff pairings
Jacob Unruh,scott wright | Nov 7, 2015Here are the playoff pairings for the first round of the high school football playoffs. All games are at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. Class 6A-I Mustang at Broken Arrow Edmond Santa Fe at Southmoore Putnam City at Tulsa Union Norman North at Jenks Class 6A-II Choctaw at Tulsa Washington Sand Springs at Stillwater Bixby at Lawton, 2 p.m. Saturday Midwest City at Bartlesville Class 5A Carl Albert at Lawton MacArthur, 7 p.m. Tulsa Kelley at Collinsville Pryor at Skiatook Ardmore at Deer Creek Del City at McGuinness Tahlequah at McAlester Tulsa Memorial at Coweta Guthrie at Altus Class 4A Bristow at Anadarko Cascia Hall at Sallisaw Broken Bow at Wagoner Clinton at Ada Weatherford at Tuttle Metro Christian at Oologah Tulsa McLain at Poteau Harrah at Cache Class 3A Blanchard at Heritage Hall, 7 p.m. Plainview at Seminole Sperry at Hilldale Seq. Tahlequah at Stigler Pauls Valley at Lone Grove Perkins-Tryon at Meeker Eufaula at Locust Grove Beggs at Berryhill Checotah at Lincoln Christian Idabel at Westville Kingfisher at John Marshall Purcell at Sulphur Seq. Claremore at Roland Verdigris at Victory Christian Marlow at Jones Douglass at Cushing Class 2A OCS at Chisholm Coalgate at Lindsay Henryetta at Vian Colcord at Nowata Lexington at Davis Tonkawa at Millwood Chelsea at Adair Panama at Stroud Antlers at Okemah Commerce at Haskell Alva at Luther Walters at Kingston Hulbert at Wyandotte Prague at Hartshorne Marietta at Washington CHA at Hennessey Class A Mangum at Mooreland Wynnewood at Healdton Watonga at Hominy Fairland at Central Sallisaw Rush Springs at Stratford Hooker at Carnegie Quinton at Rejoice Christian Drumright at Crescent Morrison at Cashion Porter at Ketchum Fairview at Hollis Velma-Alma at Minco Afton at Talihina OCA at Kiefer Wayne at Ringling Cordell at Thomas Class B Allen at Seiling Garber at Dewar Caddo at Davenport Turpin at Geary Laverne at Alex Weleetka at Depew Woodland at Keota Waurika at Pioneer Class C Duke at Cherokee Timberlake at Webbers Falls Cave Springs at Coyle Boise City at Tipton Waynoka at Grandfield Thackerville at Deer Creek-Lamont Bluejacket at Fox Corn Bible at Shattuck
Nov 4, 2015
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 145-23 (86.3 pct.) Overall record: 1,252-307 (80.
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer email@example.com | Nov 4, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 145-23 (86.3 pct.) Overall record: 1,252-307 (80.3) Thursday's Games Class 6A-I Mustang 35, MOORE 14 EDMOND SANTA FE 41, Norman 13 Class 6A-II LAWTON 30, Choctaw 17 Class 5A ALTUS 49, Northwest 6 Class 3A INOLA 34, Keys (Park Hill) 6 Kingfisher 49, CENTENNIAL 8 HERITAGE HALL 52, Purcell 14 Class 2A Vian 38, PANAMA 12 Class A Quinton 22, WARNER 20 Class B ALEX 56, Geary 42 Waukomis 48, POND CREEK-HUNTER 44 Friday's Games Class 6A-I BROKEN ARROW 35, Edmond Memorial 20 Owasso 28, PC NORTH 14 WESTMOORE 24, Putnam City 21 Southmoore 48, NORMAN NORTH 38 Tulsa Union 45, EDMOND NORTH 17 JENKS 56, Yukon 13 Class 6A-II Bartlesville 42, CLAREMORE 14 SAND SPRINGS 28, Bixby 24 PC West 34, ENID 28 PONCA CITY 28, Sapulpa 23 Stillwater 34, LAWTON IKE 26 Tulsa Washington 40, MUSKOGEE 14 Class 5A Ardmore 28, DUNCAN 7 DEL CITY 38, Chickasha 24 Collinsville 34, TULSA EAST CENTRAL 8 Deer Creek 21, GUTHRIE 20 TULSA KELLEY 28, Durant 17 WESTERN HEIGHTS 28, Guymon 8 Lawton MacArthur 44, EL RENO 12 McGuinness 28, PIEDMONT 10 Pryor 24, TULSA NOAH 20 Shawnee 42, TULSA HALE 7 Skiatook 35, NOBLE 20 CARL ALBERT 45, Southeast 12 COWETA 28, Tahlequah 27 Tulsa Edison 21, GROVE 14 McALESTER 46, Tulsa Memorial 13 Class 4A Bristow 28, TECUMSEH 14 Cascia Hall 24, CLEVELAND 10 CLINTON 28, Elk City 27 Glenpool 20, McLOUD 13 Harrah 28, ADA 24 Metro Christian 30, SALLISAW 20 VINITA 28, Miami 22 Muldrow 27, BROKEN BOW 20 ELGIN 28, Newcastle 21 Oologah 38, TULSA McLAIN 13 Poteau 48, TULSA CENTRAL 8 FORT GIBSON 21, Stilwell 14 Wagoner 41, CATOOSA 10 ANADARKO 42, Weatherford 13 CACHE 28, Woodward 14 Class 3A Beggs 28, CHECOTAH 24 LINCOLN CHR. 42, Berryhill 35 Blanchard 35, MOUNT ST. MARY 7 DOUGLASS 42, Bridge Creek 12 SPERRY 21, Dewey 14 IDABEL 28, Heavener 13 John Marshall 24, BETHANY 21 VERDIGRIS 35, Kellyville 12 Little Axe 28, BETHEL 20 Locust Grove 56, JAY 18 CUSHING 42, Mannford 7 Marlow 31, DICKSON 13 Meeker 42, COMANCHE 12 Morris 35, OKMULGEE 34 Perkins 40, BLACKWELL 12 Plainview 34, MADILL 13 Roland 28, EUFAULA 7 Seminole 42, PAULS VALLEY 20 Seq. Claremore 31, SEQ. TAHLEQUAH 27 Spiro 26, VALLIANT 16 JONES 38, Star Spencer 8 LONE GROVE 35, Sulphur 21 HILLDALE 49, Tulsa Rogers 14 WESTVILLE 36, Tulsa Webster 22 Victory Christian 35, STIGLER 28 Class 2A Alva 32, PERRY 14 TISHOMINGO 21, Atoka 20 Chisholm 14, HENNESSEY 7 Coalgate 28, MARIETTA 21 HASKELL 35, Colcord 27 Commerce 26, CHELSEA 21 DIBBLE 28, Frederick 22 Hartshorne 42, POCOLA 6 PRAGUE 27, Henryetta 20 ANTLERS 35, Hugo 12 Hulbert 24, CHOUTEAU 8 SALINA 21, Kansas 20 DAVIS 35, Kingston 14 Lexington 27, HOBART 13 Luther 35, OCS 20 WASHINGTON 35, Mangum 14 Okemah 40, HOLDENVILLE 6 Okla. Christian Aca. 31, NEWKIRK 7 TULSA UNION JV 35, Oklahoma Union 12 NOWATA 48, Pawhuska 8 TONKAWA 28, Pawnee 7 ADAIR 42, Rejoice Christian 22 Walters 35, LINDSAY 34 Wellston 38, CROOKED OAK 24 STROUD 30, Wewoka 20 Wilburton 21, LIBERTY 18 Wyandotte 49, CANEY VALLEY 6 Class A FAIRLAND 21, Afton 12 CARNEGIE 27, Apache 20 MOORELAND 45, Beaver 6 Community Christian 28, WILSON 13 MINCO 42, Elmore City 12 THOMAS 21, Fairview 20 KETCHUM 45, Foyil 6 Hollis 28, CORDELL 21 Hominy 26, MORRISON 21 Kiefer 42, DRUMRIGHT 7 CRESCENT 28, Okeene 12 CASHION 48, Oklahoma Bible 14 MOUNDS 27, Porter 13 Ringling 21, HEALDTON 7 Rush Springs 32, EMPIRE 12 Savanna 35, GORE 7 Sayre 28, BURNS FLAT-DILL CITY 6 Snyder 21, HOLLIS 14 Stratford 35, WYNNEWOOD 13 QUAPAW 28, Summit Christian 7 Talihina 28, CENTRAL SALLISAW 27 HOOKER 26, Texhoma 20 Velma-Alma 49, CENTRAL MARLOW 6 CROSSINGS CHR. 41, Watonga 27 Wayne 42, KONAWA 7 BARNSDALL 33, Yale 12 Class B CADDO 44, Arkoma 28 WOODLAND 44, Covington-Douglas 38 Cyril 38, ALLEN 34 Garber 46, WELCH 0 DEWAR 34, Keota 32 Kremlin-Hillsdale 40, CANTON 8 Maud 44, STROTHER 30 Maysville 52, BRAY-DOYLE 6 LAVERNE 44, Merritt 20 DAVENPORT 54, Oaks 8 Porum 42, GANS 36 Seiling 56, RINGWOOD 6 DEPEW 30, South Coffeyville 28 Turpin 34, PIONEER 24 Waurika 52, MACOMB 6 Weleetka 46, HAILEYVILLE 0 Wetumka 48, CANADIAN 42 Class C SHATTUCK 44, Balko 14 COYLE 42, Bluejacket 18 Cave Springs 40, SASAKWA 20 Cherokee 38, BOISE CITY 34 DC-LAMONT 54, Copan 8 CORN BIBLE 42, Duke 36 Fox 56, BOKOSHE 6 Grandfield 52, TEMPLE 6 TIMBERLAKE 44, Medford 28 Midway 40, PRUE 12 WEBBERS FALLS 48, Paoli 8 MT. VIEW-GOTEBO 36, Ryan 20 Thackerville 52, BOWLEGS 6 Tipton 42, SW COVENANT 18 Tyrone 28, SHARON-MUTUAL 24 Independent U.S. Grant 28, CAPITOL HILL 22 Saturday's Games Class 2A Chr. Heritage 48, NORTHEAST 12 *Home team in CAPS
Nov 3, 2015
Throughout the week, The Oklahoman staff will break down the playoff scenarios for every high school football team still mathematically eligible for the postseason.
High school football: Class 2A and A district playoff scenarios
By Ryan Aber and Scott Wright | Nov 3, 2015Throughout the week, The Oklahoman staff will break down the playoff scenarios for every high school football team still mathematically eligible for the postseason. We've covered Class 3A-6A, and continue with Class 2A and A: CLASS 2A District 2A-1 Key Games: Alva at Perry, Chisholm at Hennessey, Pawnee at Tonkawa. Chisholm: First with win. Second with loss. Hennessey: First with win. Second with loss. Tonkawa: Third with win. Third with loss of 10 or fewer points and Alva win. Fourth with loss of 11 or more points and Alva win. Fourth with loss and Alva loss. Pawnee: Third with win and Alva loss. Third with win of 11 or more points and Alva win. Fourth with loss and Alva loss. Fourth with win of 10 of fewer points and Alva win. Alva: Fourth with win and Tonkawa win. District 2A-2 Key Games: Christian Heritage at Northeast, Luther at OCS. Luther: First. Millwood: Second. Christian Heritage: Third with win or OCS loss. Fourth with loss and OCS win. OCS: Third with win and Christian Heritage loss. Fourth with loss or OCS win. District 2A-3 Key Games: Frederick at Dibble, Lexington at Hobart, Walters at Lindsay Washington: First. Walters: Second with win. Third with loss. Lindsay: Second with win. Third with loss. Lexington: Fourth with win. Fourth with loss of six or fewer points and Dibble win where Lexington loses eight or fewer district points to Dibble Hobart: Fourth with win and Dibble loss. Fourth with win of seven or more points and Dibble win where Hobart gains six or more district points on Dibble. Dibble: Fourth with win and Hobart win where Dibble loses five or fewer district points to Hobart and gains nine or more district points on Lexington. District 2A-4 Key Games: Coalgate at Marietta, Kingston at Davis, Kingston: First with win. Second with loss. Davis: First with win. Second with loss. Coalgate: Third with win. Fourth with loss. Marietta: Third with win. Fourth with loss. District 2A-5 Key Games: Henryetta at Prague, Okemah at Holdenville, Wewoka at Stroud. Okemah: First with win. First with loss and Stroud loss where Okemah gains seven or more district points on Stroud. Second with loss, Stroud win and Henryetta win. Second with loss and Stroud loss where Okemah gains six or fewer district points on Stroud. Third with loss, Stroud win and Prague win. Stroud: First with win and Okemah loss. First with loss and Okemah loss where Stroud loses six or fewer district points to Okemah. Second with Okemah win. Second with loss and Okemah loss where Stroud loses seven or more district points to Okemah. Henryetta: Third with win and Stroud win. Third with win and Wewoka win where Henryetta gains 13 or more district points on Wewoka. Fourth with win and Wewoka win where Henryetta gains 12 or fewer district points on Wewoka. Wewoka: Third with win and Henryetta win where Wewoka loses 12 or fewer district points to Henryetta. Third with win and Prague win where Wewoka gains nine or more district points on Prague. Fourth with loss. Fourth with win and Henryetta win where Wewoka gains 13 or more district points on Henryetta. Fourth with win and Prague win where Wewoka gains eight or fewer district points on Prague. Prague: Second with win, Stroud win and Okemah loss. Third with win, Stroud win and Okemah win. Third with win and Wewoka win where Prague loses eight or fewer district points to Wewoka. Fourth with win and Wewoka win where Prague loses nine or more district points to Wewoka. District 2A-6 Key Games: Hartshorne at Pocola, Vian at Panama. Vian: First with win or Hartshorne win. Second with loss and Hartshorne loss. Hartshorne: Second with win. Second with loss and Vian win. Third with loss and Panama win. Panama: First with win and Hartshorne loss. Third otherwise. Antlers: Fourth. District 2A-7 Key Game: Colcord at Haskell. Adair: First. Haskell: Second with win. Third with loss. Colcord: Second with win. Third with loss. Hulbert: Fourth. District 2A-8 Key Game: Commerce at Chelsea. Wyandotte: First. Nowata: Second. Commerce: Third with win. Fourth with loss. Chelsea: Third with win. Fourth with loss. CLASS A District A-1 Key Games: Fairview at Thomas, Texhoma at Hooker. Mooreland: First. Fairview: Second with win and Texhoma win. Second with regulation win of five or more points and Hooker win where Fairview gains four or more district points on Hooker. Third with win and Hooker win where Fairview gains four or more district points on Hooker or wins by five or more in regulation. Fourth with loss. Fourth with regulation win of four or fewer points or overtime win and Hooker win where Fairview gains three or fewer district points on Hooker. If win of five points and Hooker win of two points, playoff seeding for second spot would be determined by lot. If Thomas wins lot, Fairview would be fourth. If Hooker wins lot, Fairview would be third. Thomas: Second with win. Second with regulation loss of four or fewer points or overtime loss and Hooker win where Thomas loses seven or fewer district points to Hooker. Third with loss and Texhoma win. Third with loss and Hooker win where Thomas loses in regulation by four or fewer points or in overtime or Thomas loses seven or fewer district points to Hooker. Fourth with regulation loss of five or more points and Hooker win where Thomas loses eight or more district points to Hooker. If loss of five points and Hooker win of two points, playoff seeding would be determined by lot. If Fairview win lot, Thomas would be third. If Hooker wins lot, Thomas would be fourth. Hooker: Second with win and Fairview win where Hooker loses three or fewer district points to Fairview and gains eight or more district points on Thomas. Third with Thomas win. Third with win and Fairview win where Hooker loses three or fewer district points to Fairview or gains eight or more district points on Thomas. Fourth with win and Fairview win where Hooker loses four or more district points to Fairview and gains seven or fewer district points on Thomas. If win of two points and Fairview win of five points, playoff seeding would be determined by lot. If Thomas wins lot, Hooker would be third. If Fairview wins lot, Hooker would be fourth. Texhoma: Fourth with win and Fairview win. District A-2 Key Games: Apache at Carnegie, Hollis at Cordell. Hollis: First with win. Second with loss. Cordell: First with win. Second with loss and Apache win. Second with loss and Carnegie win where Cordell loses 23 or fewer district points to Carnegie. Third with loss and Carnegie win where Cordell loses 24 or more district points to Carnegie. Mangum: Third with Cordell win. Third with Hollis win and Apache win. Fourth with Hollis win and Carnegie win. Carnegie: Second with win and Hollis win where Carnegie gains 24 or more district points on Cordell. Third with win and Hollis win where Carnegie gains 23 or fewer district points on Cordell. Fourth with win and Cordell win. Apache: Fourth with win. District A-3 Key Game: Ringling at Healdton Ringling: First with win. Second with loss. Healdton: First with win. Second with loss. Velma-Alma: Third. Rush Springs: Fourth. District A-4 Key Games: Elmore City at Minco, Stratford at Wynnewood, Wayne at Konawa. Stratford: First. Minco: Second. Wynnewood: Third with win. Third with loss and Elmore City loss. Third with loss, Wayne win and Elmore City win. Fourth with loss, Wayne loss and Elmore City win. Wayne: Fourth with win and Wynnewood win. Fourth with Wynnewood loss and Elmore City loss. Fourth with loss, Wynnewood win and Elmore City loss. Fourth with win, Wynnewood loss and Elmore City win where Wayne gains nine or more district points on Elmore City. Elmore City: Third with win, Wynnewood loss and Wayne loss. Fourth with win, Wynnewood win and Wayne loss. Fourth with win, Wynnewood loss and Wayne win where Elmore City loses eight or fewer district points to Wayne. District A-5 Key Games: Okeene at Crescent, Watonga at Crossings Christian. Cashion: First. Crescent: Second with win and Crossings Christian loss. Fourth with loss and Watonga win where Crescent loses 16 or fewer district points to Watonga. Fourth with Crossings Christian win. OCA: Second with Crescent loss or Crossings Christian win. Third with Crescent win and Watonga win. Crossings Christian: Third with win or Crescent loss. Watonga: Fourth with win and Crescent win. Fourth with win and Crescent loss where Watonga gains 17 or more district points on Crescent. District A-6 Key Games: Hominy at Morrison, Kiefer at Drumright. Hominy: First. Kiefer: Second with win. Third with loss. Drumright: Second with win. Third with loss and Morrison loss. Fourth with loss and Morrison win. Morrison: Third with win and Kiefer win. Fourth with loss or Kiefer loss. District A-7 Key Games: Afton at Fairland, Foyil at Ketchum. Rejoice Christian: First. Fairland: Second with win. Third with loss and Ketchum loss. Third with loss and Ketchum win where Fairland loses 19 or fewer district points to Ketchum. Fourth with loss and Ketchum win where Fairland loses 20 or more district points on Ketchum. Afton: Second with win. Fourth with loss. Ketchum: Third with Fairland win. Third with win and Afton win where Ketchum gains 20 or more district points on Fairland. Fourth with loss and Afton win. Fourth with win and Afton win where Ketchum gains 19 or fewer district points on Fairland. District A-8 Key Games: Quinton at Warner, Talihina at Central Sallisaw. Central Sallisaw: First with win. Second with loss. Talihina: First with win. Second with loss. Porter: Third with Quinton win. Fourth with Warner win. Warner: Third with win. Quinton: Fourth with win.
Oct 31, 2015
Editor's note: Due to an error caused by the time change over the weekend, the poll will remain open for voting until Wednesday at noon. It’s nearing the end of the regular season and playoff spots are being determined thanks to some impressive performances in Week 9 of the high school football season around the Oklahoma City area. Fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best...
VOTE: The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll
Jacob Unruh,scott wright | Oct 31, 2015Editor's note: Due to an error caused by the time change over the weekend, the poll will remain open for voting until Wednesday at noon. It’s nearing the end of the regular season and playoff spots are being determined thanks to some impressive performances in Week 9 of the high school football season around the Oklahoma City area. Fans can now voice their opinion on who had the best performance. The weekly Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll is live online at NewsOK.com/Varsity. Pick one of the selections from the poll below, or write in your own candidate in the comments section, where you can tell us why your choice deserves Player of the Week honors. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Tuesday and the results of the poll will appear in Wednesday's print editions. Here are the candidates: Josiah Castleberry, Stillwater: On a night where Stillwater’s ground game was strong, Castleberry was the workhorse with 211 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. His 63-yard score in the fourth quarter put the Pioneers ahead for good in a 48-37 win over Enid. Chris Friday, Douglass: The junior running back carried the load for the Trojans in a 36-6 win over Blanchard. He rushed 45 times for 229 yards and two touchdowns to keep his team alive in the playoff hunt. Josh Hampton, Cashion: The receiver had a monster night in a 52-21 win over Watonga, catching 13 passes for 318 yards and five touchdowns. He scored on receptions of 63, 11, 34, 20 and 14 yards. Braden Hudson, Putnam City: Hudson was outstanding in a 28-21 overtime win over Norman that keeps Putnam City in the playoff picture. He went 26 for 38 for 370 yards and a two touchdowns, along with two rushing scores. Grant Martin, Harrah: With heavy rain in Bristow, Martin took over on the ground for Harrah in a 38-28 win. He carried the ball 36 times and finished with a huge total of 424 yards and three touchdowns. Michael Nolen, Meeker: Nolan was huge at quarterback in a 42-28 upset of previously unbeaten John Marshall, throwing four touchdown passes and rushing for another. Zack Smith, Lexington: The sophomore running back had another big performance for the Bulldogs, rushing for 160 yards and two touchdowns in a 22-21 win over Dibble to keep his team in the playoff picture. Maurice Wright, Luther: The senior star rushed for 186 yards and two touchdowns, while also catching a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter that helped seal a 36-12 win over Millwood to win District 2A-2.
Oct 31, 2015
Jamall Shaw ran for 202 yards and scored three touchdowns as No. 2 Broken Arrow rallied in the second half to defeat Edmond Santa Fe, 28-27. Shaw, who now has a Broken Arrow school record with 3,461 career rushing yards, led the Tigers back from a 27-14 halftime deficit. Santa Fe's Darran Williams scored three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving to give the Wolves the 13-point halftime...
High school football roundup: No. 2 Broken Arrow edges Edmond Santa Fe
From Staff Reports | Oct 31, 2015Jamall Shaw ran for 202 yards and scored three touchdowns as No. 2 Broken Arrow rallied in the second half to defeat Edmond Santa Fe, 28-27. Shaw, who now has a Broken Arrow school record with 3,461 career rushing yards, led the Tigers back from a 27-14 halftime deficit. Santa Fe's Darran Williams scored three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving to give the Wolves the 13-point halftime advantage. Williams rushed for 196 yards in the game, 146 of which came in the first half. Daviaun Bowler had a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as the Wolves scored all 27 of their points in the second quarter. JENKS BLANKS EDMOND MEMORIAL One week after a 16-game winning streak was snapped against Broken Arrow, Jenks' Rueben Thompson rushed for 138 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Trojans to a 40-0 victory over Edmond Memorial In claiming its second shutout in the last four games, Jenks' defense limited Edmond Memorial to just 48 yards of total offense. McGUINNESS' MULLINS, GOE TEAM UP FOR 3 SCORES Quarterback Jacob Mullins threw three touchdown passes to junior wide receiver Rubell Goe as Bishop McGuinness trounced Western Heights, 42-0. Mullins and Goe connected on touchdown passes of 30, 18 and 1 yard. It was Goe's only three receptions of the game. Zach Segell returned a punt 63 yards for an Irish score and Kolby Mendenhall added a 34-yard touchdown run. Mendenhall rushed for 127 yards on eight carries. McGuinness (7-2) out-gained Western Heights on the ground 285-67. JOHNS SCORES FIVE TDs IN HENNESSEY ROUT Hennessey's Tabor Johns carried the ball only 10 times Friday night against Newkirk, but scored on half of them. The senior running back rushed for 194 yards and five touchdowns as Hennessey shut out Newkirk, 40-0. Johns had touchdown runs of 1, 55, 30, 35 and 10 yards. He also recorded nine tackles at middle linebacker for the Eagles, now 6-3. Dillon Joyce scored the Eagles' other touchdown on a 2-yard-run. Hennessey outrushed Newkirk 311-71. HALSTEAD LEADS MINCO TO VICTORY Tucker Halstead rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns as Minco rolled over Community Christian, 40-0. Halstead carried the ball 23 times in the game and scored on runs of 6 and 15 yards. Dayon Johnson rushed for 67 yards on four carries and also scored twice, on runs of 13 and 35 yards. The Bulldogs (8-1) out-rushed Community Christian 273 to 0. HARMAN, HAMPTON HAVE BIG GAMES FOR CASHION Quarterback Matt Harman tossed six touchdown passes as Cashion cruised to a 52-21 victory over Watonga. Harman was 17 of 26 in the game for 403 yards. Josh Hampton grabbed 13 of those 17 completions, including five touchdown receptions. Hampton finished his big night with 318 yards receiving and touchdown catches of 63, 11, 34, 20 and 14 yards. Dillon Dean returned a fumble 65 yards for Cashion's first score. Blakley Liebman scored twice for the Wildcats on a 19 yard touchdown pass from Harman and a 11-yard run. Cashion improved to 7-2 on the season. CHOCTAW POUNDS U.S. GRANT Choctaw returned two punts for touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets pasted U.S. Grant, 58-8. Sean Thompson returned a punt 50 yards for a second quarter touchdown and Shannon Overstreet later took a punt back 62 yards in the third quarter for another score. Both Thompson and Overstreet scored twice in the game. Thompson had a 4-yard touchdown run in the first period. Overstreet also scored in the third on 40-yard interception return. Tyrell Bell had touchdown runs of 45 and 30 yards in the first period for Choctaw as the Yellow Jackets led 20-0 after the opening quarter. BRONCHOS TOPPLE MOUNT ST. MARY Bethany senior running backs Cole Pinion and Dakota Snow each rushed for two touchdowns as Bethany bounced Mount St. Mary, 40-20. Senior quarterback Bryton Schmitt rushed for one touchdown and passed for another, a 9-yard scoring toss to Landon Stout, as the Bronchos improved to 7-2 on the season. Austin Copeland had two touchdown receptions from Brooks Sherman for Mount St. Mary. NOLEN THROWS 4 TD PASSES FOR MEEKER Meeker's Michael Nolen tossed four touchdown passes — two to Levi Bagwell and two to Justin Keith — as the Bulldogs downed previously unbeaten and third-ranked John Marshall, 42-28. Nolen and Bagwell also rushed for touchdowns. Bagwell's 8-yard scoring run in the fourth period broke a 28-28 tie. Meeker improved to 7-2 on the season while the Bears fell to 8-1. HERITAGE HALL ROLLS PAST KINGFISHER Tevin McDaniel rushed for two touchdowns and quarterback Blake Adams connected with Santana Randle for two scoring strikes as Heritage Hall blasted Kingfisher, 45-7. McDaniel had touchdown runs of 64 and 17 yards while Randle had touchdown receptions of 74 and 49 yards. Top-ranked Heritage Hall stayed unbeaten, improving to 9-0 this season.
Oct 28, 2015
Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 133-36 (78.7 pct.) Overall record: 1,106-285 (79.5 pct.) Thursday's Games Class 6A-I NORMAN NORTH 42, Moore 12 PUTNAM CITY 28, Norman 24 Class 6A-II LAWTON 21, Midwest City 17 Class 5A Deer Creek 48, SOUTHEAST 8 Class 4A OOLOGAH 38, Vinita...
The Oklahoman's high school football predictions
By Scott Wright Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Oct 28, 2015Each week, The Oklahoman's Scott Wright predicts the score of every game in the state. Here are the picks for this week: Last week's record: 133-36 (78.7 pct.) Overall record: 1,106-285 (79.5 pct.) Thursday's Games Class 6A-I NORMAN NORTH 42, Moore 12 PUTNAM CITY 28, Norman 24 Class 6A-II LAWTON 21, Midwest City 17 Class 5A Deer Creek 48, SOUTHEAST 8 Class 4A OOLOGAH 38, Vinita 13 Class 3A JONES 42, Bethel 8 TULSA ROGERS 31, Okmulgee 14 Class 2A Oklahoma Chr. 34, CHR. HERITAGE 27 Washington 28, WALTERS 14 Class A Quinton 40, HILLDALE JV 12 RINGLING 35, Central Marlow 0 Class B Alex 56, MAYSVILLE 6 Class C WEBBERS FALLS 52, Bokoshe 6 FOX 48, Thackerville 20 Friday's Games Class 6A-I OWASSO 38, Edmond North 14 BROKEN ARROW 38, Edmond Santa Fe 21 Jenks 40, EDMOND MEMORIAL 13 TULSA UNION 35, Mustang 21 SOUTHMOORE 42, Putnam North 10 Westmoore 35, YUKON 28 Class 6A-II Bartlesville 35, PONCA CITY 10 Bixby 28, MUSKOGEE 14 Claremore 27, SAPULPA 20 PC WEST 35, Lawton Eisenhower 20 TULSA WASHINGTON 44, Sand Springs 13 Stillwater 28, ENID 17 CHOCTAW 49, U.S. Grant 12 Class 5A Ardmore 52, NORTHWEST 6 ALTUS 28, Duncan 7 Durant 35, NOBLE 28 CHICKASHA 28, El Reno 22 TAHLEQUAH 40, Grove 20 CARL ALBERT 27, Guthrie 21 PIEDMONT 30, Guymon 16 Lawton MacArthur 44, DEL CITY 30 McAlester 42, SHAWNEE 13 COLLINSVILLE 21, Pryor 14 COWETA 28, Tulsa Edison 14 SKIATOOK 20, Tulsa Kelley 13 Tulsa Memorial 41, TULSA HALE 6 McGUINNESS 38, Western Heights 12 Class 4A Ada 34, TECUMSEH 13 Broken Bow 24, STILWELL 10 Catoosa 28, MIAMI 14 WAGONER 44, Cleveland 14 Clinton 26, WOODWARD 20 WEATHERFORD 17, Elgin 7 CACHE 31, Elk City 28 Harrah 27, BRISTOW 14 ANADARKO 35, Newcastle 7 Sallisaw 20, MULDROW 14 METRO CHR. 35, Tulsa Central 8 Tulsa McLain 20, CASCIA HALL 14 Tuttle 36, GLENPOOL 7 Class 3A Blanchard 17, DOUGLASS 14 MADILL 28, Bridge Creek 20 MANNFORD 35, Centennial 8 Cushing 42, BLACKWELL 14 Dickson 29, COMANCHE 6 IDABEL 27, Eufaula 13 BEGGS 20, Heavener 7 Heritage Hall 42, KINGFISHER 13 Hilldale 38, CHECOTAH 20 LOCUST GROVE 42, Inola 21 WESTVILLE 23, Jay 12 John Marshall 34, MEEKER 28 BERRYHILL 48, Kellyville 7 SEQ. CLAREMORE 35, Keys (Park Hill) 6 Lincoln Christian 44, SEQ. TAHLEQUAH 14 Lone Grove 41, MARLOW 26 BETHANY 28, Mount St. Mary 14 Pauls Valley 28, LITTLE AXE 27 SEMINOLE 28, Purcell 7 Sperry 21, TULSA WEBSTER 20 Star Spencer 42, CAPITOL HILL 14 Stigler 40, SPIRO 6 Sulphur 35, PLAINVIEW 34 ROLAND 48, Valliant 8 Verdigris 28, DEWEY 7 Victory Christian 45, MORRIS 6 Class 2A Alva 28, PAWNEE 21 HULBERT 36, Caney Valley 6 PAWHUSKA 20, Chelsea 14 ADAIR 40, Chouteau 6 TONKAWA 21, Crescent 7 Davis 35, COALGATE 14 LEXINGTON 28, Dibble 27 HOBART 18, Frederick 14 Hartshorne 35, OKEMAH 16 Haskell 42, KANSAS 6 Hennessey 35, NEWKIRK 0 WEWOKA 28, Holdenville 16 PANAMA 21, Liberty 14 Marietta 28, ATOKA 20 LUTHER 40, Millwood 36 Northeast 35, CROOKED OAK 34 Nowata 28, WYANDOTTE 24 COMMERCE 30, Oklahoma Union 6 CHISHOLM 42, Perry 0 Prague 34, CHANDLER 28 COLCORD 27, Salina 22 Stroud 21, HENRYETTA 13 Tishomingo 28, HUGO 20 Vian 42, ANTLERS 14 WYNNEWOOD 30, Wellston 8 Wilburton 26, POCOLA12 Class A Carnegie 21, MANGUM 20 Cashion 49, WATONGA 14 Central Sallisaw 42, SAVANNA 6 Crossings Christian 32, OKLA. CHR. ACA. 20 Drumright 40, YALE 8 Fairland 24, BARNSDALL 16 WARNER 20, Gore 14 Healdton 27, WARNER 13 APACHE 28, Hinton 20 Hooker 27, FAIRVIEW 24 Ketchum 30, AFTON 22 ELMORE CITY 28, Konawa 6 Minco 35, COMMUNITY CHR. 20 Mooreland 32, TEXHOMA 12 KIEFER 36, Morrison 8 HOMINY 38, Mounds 6 OKEENE 35, Oklahoma Bible 32 TALIHINA 42, Porter 7 Quapaw 34, FOYIL 14 Rejoice Christian 48, SUMMIT CHR. 8 BEAVER 14, Sayre 13 HOLLIS 34, Snyder 6 Thomas 44, BURNS FLAT-DILL CITY 7 Velma-Alma 28, RUSH SPRINGS 14 STRATFORD 48, Wayne 14 Class B GEARY 42, Allen 24 MAUD 36, Bray-Doyle 6 Caddo 48, PORUM 12 ARKOMA 42, Canadian 40 Davenport 52, WESLEYAN CHR. 6 Depew 38, GARBER 28 Dewar 44, WELEETKA 30 KEOTA 56, Gans 6 WETUMKA 52, Haileyville 6 Laverne 48, RINGWOOD 12 CYRIL 56, Macomb 8 WAUKOMIS 40, Pioneer 38 Pond Creek-Hunter 34, MERRITT 24 Seiling 46, KREMLIN-HILLSDALE 28 WAURIKA 56, Strother 8 Turpin 46, CANTON 0 REGENT PREP 40, Watts 12 OAKS 56, Welch 6 SOUTH COFFEYVILLE 28, Woodland 24 Class C TYRONE 28, Balko 24 Bluejacket 56, IMMANUEL CHR. 6 MIDWAY 48, Bowlegs 12 COYLE 52, Copan 6 Corn Bible 44, CEMENT 8 TIMBERLAKE 42, Covington-Douglas 28 DC-Lamont 60, BUFFALO 14 Duke 34, MT. VIEW-GOTEBO 22 Grandfield 54, SW COVENANT 8 Medford 46, PRUE 0 Sasakwa 30, PAOLI 22 BOISE CITY 40, Sharon-Mutual 26 Shattuck 28, WAYNOKA 24 DESTINY CHR. 54, Temple 8 Tipton 56, RYAN 6 Independent KC Christ Prep 21, TULSA NOAH 14 OKC Patriots 48, WRIGHT CHR. 44 Saturday's Game Independent Claremore Chr. 40, CORNERSTONE CHR. 12 *Home team in CAPS